Green Spaces and Recreation
With the great weather we have for much of the year, Commerce offers a lot of choices when it comes to getting outside and enjoying the sun. Whether you want to let your children play on the playground while you enjoy the shade of the gazebo at Spencer Park or picnic at the pavillion in Willoughby Park, Commerce can offer the whole family the opportuniy to enjoy the outdoors.
American veterans memorial park
204 Carson Street, Commerce, Georgia, 30529
Located on Carson Street, just two blocks off US 441 Business, this is Commerce’s largest park housing one softball field (Pardue Field), two baseball fields (Bambino & Gordon Fields), a batting cage, four tennis courts, a swimming pool, a playground lot, a walking trail, and the Parks & Recreation Administrative Office. The pool hosts numerous activities in June and July and all other facilities are open for free play when not scheduled for organized activities or maintenance.
Construction is just finishing on a new 1/3 mile walking trail around the pond below the fields.
Richard Ridling Memorial Park
414 Shankle Heights, Commerce, Georgia 30529
Located on Shankle Heights, three blocks east of the Commerce Cultural Center, Ridling Park is a two-field athletic complex. These fields are available for free play when not scheduled for organized activities or maintenance.
Need an outdoor venue for your event? Spencer Park, located in the heart of Historic Downtown Commerce contains a beautiful gazebo, a small playground and a natural amphitheater area. The park provides a great setting for any outdoor event and is just steps away from the fabulous shopping and dining of Downtown Commerce.
338 Clayton Street, Commerce, Georgia 30529
Located on Clayton Street only two blocks from the heart of Commerce, Willoughby Park is set in a beautiful wooded area. It is a passive park dedicated primarily to picnicking. The picnic shelter is available for group reservations on a "first come" basis. Call the Recreation Office at 706-335-3236.