Poole Road Recreation Ground, often referred to as the King George V Fields, is situated off Poole Road where there is vehicular access to the car park. There are also pedestrian entrances from Plough Road and Crosslands Road.
The park is open all year but is locked each evening half an hour before sunset. It is then re-opened by 8am Monday to Friday, or by 9am at weekends. The majority of the paths in the park are for pedestrians only. However, there is a designated cycle path across the park. Dog walkers are NOT permitted in the park.
Activities and facilities
Activities and facilities available at Poole Road Recreation Ground include the following:
- One basketball court
- One Multi Use Games Area (MUGA)
- Children’s playground including Teenage Play Area
- Two football pitches
- The Harrier Centre and Athletics Track
- Sports changing rooms
- Two tennis courts
For more information, or to book a football pitch, please call us on 01372 732000 or email.
The Harrier Centre and Track
This centre caters for both childrens' and adult activities including aerobics, martial arts, children's play sessions, birthday parties etc. The track can be booked by groups, schools or clubs, and is available at certain times for individuals to use. To find out more information or to make a booking, please call 020 8786 1994.
Epsom & Ewell Harriers – contact Mr Peter Covey on 01737 353736
Acorn Gym Club – contact Luke Gale on 07957 143566
Ki Aikido – contact Trevor Atterton on 07956 226652
The site that is today known as Poole Road Recreation Ground. The site was originally known as Ewell Court Recreation Ground and was purchased on 9 January 1935 for £5,000. It has been designated as a King George V Playing Field and a plaque commemorating this can be seen at the Poole Road entrance on each gate post. If you have a questions relating to the history, please call Bourne Hall Museum on 020 8393 9571.
There are many species of trees and plants which provide habitats for animals, birds and insects. We are compiling a species list for the park so if you spot an animal, bird or plant of special interest, please email us describing your find.