Memorial Park is known for its rolling grassy hills, meandering creek, and scenic landscape areas. The hills are a huge attraction for sledding in the winter, but also used for disc golf, concert seating, and picnics in the summer. This 40 acre park lies between Tuscola and Genesee Streets, on the northeast side of town, behind the Frankenmuth High School. The park features disc golf, a Native American monument, and picnic & playground areas. The park has these amenities that patrons love to utilize:
Spray Park: The Frankenmuth Jaycee Spray Park is located in the heart of Memorial Park at 279 Park Dr. T his zero-depth water play area offers 18 different fountains, sprays, geysers, and other water features that provide endless hours of fun for the entire family. The entire Spray Park is completely accessible for people of all abilities. The Spray Park was made possible by fundraising, grants, and donations through the Frankenmuth Jaycees.
Spray Park Hours: 10am-8pm
The Spray Park is OPEN!
Bandshell: The bandshell is a great place for weddings and concerts. If you would like to reserve it for a wedding, please go to our Facility Reservation page for more info. The Frankenmuth Women's Club has a Summer Concert Series. Click on the link to see the list of bands!
Dog Park: This is a ½ acre fenced area that is designated for dogs to run off-leash. Built in 2006 and completely funded by donations, the dog park is located in Memorial Park on E. Tuscola Rd., approximately ½ mile east of Main St. In the park, there are benches and dog agility equipment. Visitors should bring their own water.
Rose Garden: The Rose Garden was constructed in Memorial Park in 1965 and dedicated in honor of our Sister City, Gunzenhuasen, Bavaria, Germany in 1969. This is a popular places for weddings and if you would like to reserve it, please check our Facility Reservation Page.
Boat Launch: There is a boat ramp in Memorial Park for trailered boats to access the river upstream of the dam. The launch is located at 531 E. Tuscola St and can accomodate 2 boats at a time with a pier in the middle. The launch is open year-round free of charge. A small parking area is provided for vehicles with trailers, along with picnic areas on shore. The Cass River is a “NO WAKE” zone from the boat launch downstream to the dam.
Canoes & kayaks can also be launched at various locations along the riverbank at the Memorial Park Boat Launch.
Tennis Courts: The Frankenmuth School District has 8 tennis courts available to the public near Memorial Park, behind List Elementary School, 4 of the courts have lights. The courts are open to the public daily until 11:00pm when they are not being used for school activities. The nearest parking is located on the east side of List Elementary School.
Disc Golf Course: The area's only disc golf course is in Memorial Park and is open to the public. The course stretches almost 6,000 feet through open grassy areas and rolling hills. There are no fees to use the course, however donations are encouraged at the first tee to help with maintenance and course improvements. The first hole starts just across the creek from the dog park on E. Tuscola, approximately ½ mile east of Main St.
Tournaments at the Memorial Park Disc Golf Course must be scheduled with the Parks and Recreation department. Contact us to reserve the facility for your event.
Chippewa Indian Memorial: Located just west of the Rose Garden is a memorial to the Chippewa Indians. Filled with history and symbolism, this landscaped area includes an arrowhead monument and an interpretive sign to educate the public on the Native Americans and their relationship with the settlers from Germany in 1845.