Park Address: 300 Waymarket Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Hours and Rules
Open 6 a.m. - midnight with quiet hours starting 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, and dogs must be on leash.
Waymarket Park is a 2.93 acre park at the intersection of Waymarket Drive and Signature Boulevard near the southwestern edge of the city. View the Ann Arbor Parks and Nature Areas Map for location context. The park is split in two by Signature Boulevard and each half is unique. The western side of the park offers a park bench with a tranquil view of a nearby pond. The eastern side has a playground structure and swings as well as a picnic table.
Access and Parking
There is limited street parking at the end of Waymarket Drive.
The park is accessible on foot and by bike using the sidewalks along Waymarket Dr. and Signature Blvd. The surrounding streets do not have bike lanes and there are no bike racks at the park. A paved path leads from the parking lot to the playground in the eastern half of the park.
The nearest bus stop is at the corner of Waymarket Drive and West Eisenhower Parkway, a short walk from the park. Visit The Ride for schedule and route details or check out the parks ride guide.
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 with many levels of commitment. Natural Area Preservation has volunteer opportunities to help protect and restore Ann Arbor’s natural areas and to foster an environmental ethic within the community.
Report a Problem - A2 Fix It
To report any maintenance issues or other problem during your park visit, please report through A2Fix It. Keep in mind that parks are large spaces and A2 Fix It requests can be hard to find without detailed information. 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. Users can also utilize the pin (website) or X (mobile app) feature to provide specific location information inside the park. Please consider including a wide angle photo, 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. If you have a park improvement idea, 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.
The land that is Waymarket Park was dedicated to the city of Ann Arbor by Beztak Apartments and Signature Housing in 1988. The park's playground structure was built in 1993. Improvements were made to the park in 1998.