DOROTHY AVENUE PLAYING FIELD
Dorothy Avenue Playing Field is situated at the end of Dorothy Avenue, Glen Parva, adjacent to Glen Parva War Memorial Hall. The area comprises of a large area of open space for infomral recreation and is divided in the centre by a hedge row. There is also a childrens play area for under 8's which is fenced off from the main area. This is aimed at children supervised by a responsible adult/carer. There is also another play area adjacent to this aimed at older children. There is an area of all weather surface with a goal post and basketball net for infomal games. The site also containes a community shelter and bench seating together with litter bins and dog waste bins. Also included in the playing field is a memorial garden which the council is working to develop and improve. This facility provides a quiet area with seating for people to relax.
The Parish Council has planted 2 quercus palustris on Dorothy Avenue Playing
Field and Edward Drive open space with the help of local volunteers, in order to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee Year of 2012. A grant of £200 was approved by Stepping Stones for this project.