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City Parks

Brittlebank Park
is located on O'Donnell and Smith Roads. The park is set on 40 acres in the Northwest corner of Mt. Vernon. The park is open from 6:00am to 11:00pm daily. The park features Brittlebank Pool, ballfields, playgrounds, four lighted tennis courts, two shelter houses and a pond. Call 838-3691 to reserve a shelter.

Brittlebank Playground


Brittlebank Pool - The city's only public pool is open from Memorial Day weekend to the start of school. The pool is a large t-shaped design. The pool includes two diving boards, a waterslide, baby pool, and has handicap accessibility. Programs include swim team, swim lessons, water walking, water aerobics, and special events. The pool is also available for private parties. Call 838-4586 or 838-0066 for more information. Pool Hours: Sunday 12pm-6pm, Monday-Thursday 12pm-5pm, Friday and Saturday 11am-6pm.




Fairview Park
is located on Fairview Drive off of Sherman Street. The park features playground equipment and a half-court basketball court.



Kimball Park
is located at the corner of Kimball and Sycamore Streets. This neighborhood park features a playground, swing set and park benches. The park is open from 6:00am to 11:00pm daily.

Kimball Park


Kiwanis Park
is located at 611 West 8th Street. The Senior Citizens Center in Mt. Vernon is located at the park.

Sherburne Park
is located on Water Street at the riverfront in Mt. Vernon. Come enjoy one of the finest views of the Ohio River. The park features picnic tables, park benches and playground equipment. The park is open from 6:00am to 11:00pm daily.

Sherburne Park

Imagination Station at College Park is located on the grounds of the Alexandrian Public Library. The Imagination Station was built in 2000 by the community of Mt. Vernon. In May of 2010, the Library Board and the Mt. Vernon-Black Township Parks and Recreation Department partnered up to maintain the playground. The Parks Department with some help from volunteers are bringing the playground back to life. In September 2010, the Library Board held a 10 year anniversary/rededication ceremony.