Columbia

Metter Memorial Park

Metter Park is a 2.78 acre park and is located at 206 East Legion Avenue.

Dance to the music at one of our many outdoor summer concerts, stroll the promenade at FestiFall, read a book from the library next door under the shade of a gazebo, or play some hoops or tennis while the kids climb on the jungle gym. There’s something for everyone at this cozy park.

Amenities

General amenities include:

  • 3 pavilions with picnic tables and grill
  • comfort station / restrooms
  • a gazebo
  • park benches
  • a peaceful fountain with colored lighting

Learn about renting the Gazebo at Pavilion / Gazebo Rental Form (PDF)

Dedicated in 2006, Metter Park is named after Albert C. Metter, who served as mayor of the City of Columbia, Illinois from 1933 to 1965.

Metter Park Monument