Park Profiles

Whitney Park

Located near the corner of Wilkins Avenue and Whitney Avenue, Whitney Park covers 1.64 acres. Facilities at Whitney Park include playground equipment, baseball field, basketball courts, and picnic tables. Nine Mile Run flows in a culvert under Whitney Park. The Whitney Park Neighborhood Association, a group of residents from the surrounding blocks, work to maintain various aspects of the Park. For more information or to get involved, contact (412) 244-9588 or

Park Avenue

The Park Avenue Park is located between Park Avenue and Montier Street, just a few blocks southeast of Hunter Park. The Park Avenue Park is 1.08 acres, and facilities include a basketball court, playground equipment, and covered picnic tables.

Taylor Park

Taylor Park is located at the corner of Todd Street and Lamar Avenue, adjacent to the grounds of the Second United Presbyterian Church. Taylor Park provides a soothing green space for the surrounding neighborhoods, and includes benches and a community garden. For more information about the garden, please contact Reverend Deb Warren at (412) 242-4430, or

Hunter Park

Wilkinsburg’s largest park, Hunter Park, covers nearly 9 acres. Hunter Park is located north of Penn Avenue, where James Street connects Coal Street and Swissvale Avenue. With basketball courts, a baseball field, playground equipment, picnic areas, and wooded areas, Hunter Park provides ample opportunity for recreation and relaxation. Hunter Park, has recently undergone extensive rehabilitation with a $300,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.

Holmes Street Mini-Park

The Holmes Street Mini-Park, located at the intersection of Holmes and Wood Streets, includes playground equipment and a covered picnic area.

Ferguson Mini-Park

Ferguson Mini-Park is located two blocks south of Penn Avenue, where Center Street intersects South Avenue. It has playground equipment and a paved, fenced play area large enough for two tennis courts.


Proposed 2015 Budget Documents Posted
The proposed 2015 budget for the Borough of Wilkinsburg has now been posted on the website for public...
Posted: 12/17/2014

Dec. 10, 2014 Council Legislative Mtg. Agenda
December 10, 2014 Council Legislative Meeting Agenda is now available on-line for reading.
Posted: 12/05/2014

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Community Calendar

Parks & Recreation Advisory Board Mtg. : 5:30 P.M. @ Borough Bldg. 1st Fl. Conference Rm.
Planning Commission Mtg.: 6:30 p.m. Council Chambers
Planning Commission Mtg.: 6:30 p.m. Council Chambers

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