Park address: 1219 Patricia Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Hours and Rules
Open 6 a.m.-midnight with quiet hours beginning at 10 p.m. Refer to Chapter 39 of the City of Ann Arbor Code of Ordinances for park regulations and rules. Smoking is prohibited, alcohol is prohibited, and dogs must be on leash.
Kelly Park is a 0.54
acre neighborhood park located in the northwest corner of town. View the Ann Arbor Parks and Nature Areas Map for location context. The park is connected to Abbot Elementary School through an open field.
Kelly Park shares its name with the circle of residences on nearby Kelly Green
Drive. It is near the Peace
Neighborhood Center on North Maple Road.
Access and Parking
There is street parking available on Patricia Avenue. Refer to posted signage regarding parking rules
The park is accessible on foot and by bike. The surrounding streets have sidewalks but no dedicated bike lanes. There are no bike racks at the park. There is a paved path that runs from the Patricia Ave. edge of the park to the open field on its southern border.
The park is a relatively short walk from Garden Homes Park to the east and Hollywood Park to the southwest.
Public Transportation: The closest bus stop to Kelly Park is located on the corner of Miller Avenue and North Maple Road, just a short walk from the park. There is also a bus stop on North Maple Road and Sequoia Parkway that's about a 5 minute walk from the park. Visit The Ride for schedule and route details or check out the parks ride guide.
- Bench and picnic table
- Playground with structure and swings
- Paved path
- Landfill receptacle, view parks recycling
There are many opportunities for volunteering and getting engaged with the Ann Arbor Parks and Recreation Services Unit. GIVE 365 and the seasonal Adopt-a-Park Program offer volunteer opportunities ranging from a 90-minute commitment to a more long term ongoing role. If you are feeling the call to volunteer or give some time, reach out or explore the websites above to see what’s upcoming or how to get involved.
Report a Problem - A2 Fix It
To report any maintenance issues or other problem during your park visit, please report through A2Fix It. When reporting an issue in a park please include location details. There is a details and description section near the end of the request process to help you provide this. In addition, users can utilize the pin (website) or X (mobile app) feature to provide specific location information inside the park. Finally, please consider including a wide angle photo or include background landmarks, which helps staff find and fix the problem.
Gifts and Donations
Information on donating to the parks and the Guide to Giving can be found here. Alternatively if you have a special project or park improvement idea that you want to donate your time and energy toward, a great place to start is through Adopt-a-Park and the proposing a special park project guide. For information on donating a tree through Adopt-a-Park, the tree donation guide can help you get started.
Ann Arbor's city parks sit on the ancestral and traditional homelands of several indigenous Native peoples. Read a land acknowledgement from the city and learn more about the early history of the land here.
Updated November 2022. Email [email protected]
for incorrect/outdated information.