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​​Burns Park is a 15 acre neighborhood park on Wells and Baldwin adjacent to Burns Park School. It hosts a small shelter with restrooms and a drinking fountain, five tennis courts with a one half practice court, a basketball court, a sledding hill, a small parking lot and play equipment. The park is the old site of the County fairgrounds. Remnants of the oval track can still be seen by the same shape tree planting around the interior of the park.

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Sept. 20, 2021 - B​​urns Park Mai​​​ntenance Reminder

The basketball and tennis/pickleball courts at Burns Park will close for resurfacing work Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021. The closure is expected to last through the week of Oct. 4. In the meantime, we hope you will enjoy courts at other Ann Arbor parks; find a list at https://www.a2gov.org/departments/Parks-Recreation/parks-places/Pages/default.aspx#activities  We appreciate your patience as we make these necessary improvements.​ Questions about this project may be directed to City Park Planner and Landscape Architect Adam Fercho at 734.794.6230 ext.42549​.

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Resu​​​lt​​s of the Burns Park Tennis Court Survey

Thank you for participating in our recently released survey regarding the renovation of the Burns Park tennis courts. We received a tremendous amount of responses, further highlighting the value that the community places in its parks system! Your input is greatly appreciated and helps us to better understand community ideas, concerns and priorities. The survey, open from June 26-July 15, asked community members to vote on one of three options for the future configuration of the Burns Park courts. We received 219 survey responses from the community and 69 comments. The survey was advertised on NextDoor, GovDelivery, Facebook, Twitter and via mail to residents who live within 1/4 mile of the park.

Based on survey results and comments received, the community strongly favored incorporating permanent pickleball infrastructure in the redesign. Option C which proposes creating two pickleball courts and keeping three tennis courts received the majority of votes. The city’s park planners will present the community feedback and recommend moving forward with Option C at the next Parks Advisory Commission meeting, currently scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 15 at 4 p.m. View the court choices here​.

Click here to view a printable map of Burns Park (pdf)