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Park Facilities

The Township of Zorra owns over 70 acres of parkland, both active and passive.  Take a walk along the scenic Thames River or take your child to a shaded playground area.  A wide range of organized sporting activities are also offered such as soccer, baseball, and slow pitch.  Visit our Community section for contact information for local sports organizations.

Private facilities include golfing, trailer parks, a flying club and lawn bowling pitches.  Snowmobile trails, fishing ponds and miles of winding rivers are all part of the many hidden treasures Zorra has to offer.

Prior to using one of our parks for an activity or special event, please review the Guidelines for Use of Sports Fields.

For any inquires about park facilities or maintenance, please contact our Recreation Department:

Thamesford - 519-485-2490 Ext. 7245 or send an email to Thamesford Recreation Department
Embro - 519-485-2490 Ext. 7251 or by send an email to Embro Recreation Department


Community Centre Park

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Community Centre Park is located behind the Embro West Zorra Community Centre at 355644 35th Line in Embro.  This park has many facilities including 1 regulation soccer field, 2 regular soccer fields, 2 small soccer fields, a baseball diamond, outdoor washrooms, a tug-of-war pitch, a lawn bowling pitch, horseshoe pits, and playground equipment geared towards 5-12 year olds.  Community Centre Park is home to the annual Embro Fall Fair and the Highland Games.

Matheson Park

Matheson Park is located at 140 Argyle Street in Embro.  This park boasts a lighted baseball diamond and concession booth with washrooms. 

Matheson Park

Memorial Park

Memorial Park

Memorial Park is located at the corner of St. Andrew and Argyle Streets in Embro.  This is a passive park with playground equipment designed for children 18 months to 12 years of age.  The park also has a cement pad with a basketball hoop.

Wallace Park

Wallace Park is located at the corner of Commissioner and Elgin Streets in Embro.  This is an entirely fenced park and houses playground equipment designed for children 18 months to 5 years of age.  There is also a picnic shelter at this park.

Wallace Park 


Harrington Community Park

Harrington Ball Field 

Harrington Community Park is located at 539 Victoria Street in Harrington.  This park has a lighted baseball diamond and playground equipment.


Dr. Kosmal Park

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Dr. Kosmal Park is a passive park on the north-east corner of Highways 2 and 19.  This park was initiated by the Thamesford Lions Club in memory of long-time Thamesford resident Dr. Richard Kosmal.  The benches, flower boxes and flag pole were donated by the Thamesford Business Association.  The trees in this park were donated and planted by the Thamesford Lions Club.

Grace Patterson Park

Grace Patterson Park is located on Allen Street (Highway 19) in Thamesford, just north of Highway 2.  This is a passive park that is situated beside the Thames River.  There is a picnic shelter available in the park.  The north end

Grace Patterson Park 

Lions River Park

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The Lions River Park is a passive park that is located on the south-west corner of Highway 2 and Highway 19 in Thamesford.  This is a heavily treed lot along the Thames River.  A great spot to take a walk by the river.

Lions South Park

Lions South Park is located on Seldon Street in Thamesford.  This park offers a baseball diamond (no diamond lights), one small soccer field, and shaded playground equipment.  There is a picnic area with six picnic tables which can be rented out for family events.  This park also has washrooms. Lions South Park is also home to the Thamesford Family Splash Pad, which was completed in the fall of 2018.

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North Park

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North Park is located at 221 George Street in Thamesford.  This park has Thamesford's only lighted baseball diamond.  There is a concession booth with accessible washroom, a second baseball diamond that is not lit and playground equipment in this park as well.  North Park is also home to the Thamesford Scout Hall which is home to many local Scout groups.

Robert Fisher Soccer Field

The Robert Fisher Soccer Field is located on Middleton Street in Thamesford, just south of the Thamesford District Recreation Centre.  This park has 1 full size soccer field and 2 smaller soccer fields.
Terry Fox Park is located just north of the arena on Middleton Street.  This grassy park is home to the amusements and rides on Calithumpian Weekend.

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