City Parks

City Parks for Every Age

Memorial Park

912 Washington

Just across from the Railroad Museum, Memorial Park is dedicated to veterans who lost their lives in foreign wars. It also contains a monument to the early settlers from Bukovina Austria. There are several items located in the park dedicated to the memory of local loved ones.



Playworld Park

200 East 9th

This beautiful and colorful park lies just behind the Railroad Museum. In addition to various playground equipment, it is also home to a very nice ball park. A restroom is also available.

Playworld Park and Memorial Park play host to Ellis’ annual Easter egg hunt.



Walter P. Chrysler Park

1000 Dorrance

This shady park is home to some of the festivals in Ellis. Big Creek runs along the western edge of this park for easy access to fishing. There is a shelter house, restroom, playground equipment, charcoal grills and picnic tables in the park.



Creekside Park

500 Taylor

This park is located right beside the swimming pool, and features sand volleyball court, horseshoe pits, Frisbee golf course, remote control race course, Dennis Schoenthaler Memorial Walking Trail, playground equipment, restroom, and two baseball diamonds.



South Hill Kids Zone

2001 Walnut

Welcome to Ellis’ newest park! It features playground equipment and a restroom in the new housing development area.



To Reserve a Park for a Special Event:

Complete the EVENT REQUEST APPLICATION and submit to the City Clerk’s Office to reserve a park for your special event. If you are planning to sponsor music or other forms of entertainment at your event that will have a public auditory impact, also complete the NOISE PERMIT APPLICATION. If your event shall require traffic control, such as a parade, also complete the TRAFFIC CONTROL APPLICATION. All applications must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office at least two (2) weeks in advance of the scheduled event. Requests for events involving alcohol must be approved by the City Council prior to the event being held. All other requests will be approved in the City Clerk’s Office. There is no charge for an application/permit.



Make a Splash

301 Taylor

Our new pool is scheduled to open at the beginning of the Summer in 2021.




815 Jefferson, Ellis, KS


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