Daily 5:30 am-10:00 pm
(Not affected by Holidays)
Skate Park Hours
Daily 5:30 am-9:00 pm
(The Skate Park is closed the first Tuesday of every month for cleaning & maintenance.)
- 2 Lake Areas (Total 5 Acres); Uses Reclaimed Water
- Lakes stocked for fishing
- 4 Lighted Adult Softball Fields
- 2 Multiuse Fields
- 2 Lighted Sand Volleyball Courts (with water timers to cool the sand)
- 4 Lighted Full Basketball Courts
- 4 Lighted Tennis Courts
- Freestone Recreation Center
- Skate Park
- 3 Reservable Ramadas and 6 Shaded picnic tables and 7 Open Picnic Tables With BBQ Grills
- 3 Restroom Facilities
- 2 Checkerboards
- 3 Playground areas (1 tot lot, 1 wheelchair accessible, 1 aged 5-12 years)
- Trash Receptacles
- Various Benches, Bike Racks, Multi-Use Trails
- Freestone Railroad - amusement rides, snack bar, birthday parties. Website: http://www.freestonerr.com
- Batting Cages
- 472 parking spaces
- 88 Acre Park
Ramadas and other amenities can be reserved any day of the
week between 5:30 am – 10:00 pm.
- Courtside: Medium ramada with 6 tables and 2 grills. Power available,
- inflatable area available
- Playground: Large ramada with 8 tables and 1 grill. Power available.
- Tennis Court: Small ramada with 2 tables, no grill. No electricity.
- 10 sets of Open park picnic tables –groups of 2 tables.
- 3 sets of Soccer field picnic tables-groups of 4.
The lakes at Freestone Park are now part of the Community Fishing Program and will be stocked with fish beginning in September/October. Please check out www.azgfd.gov for stocking schedules, bag limits, and license regulations.
Freestone Park was the Town of Gilbert’s first major District Park and began with 65 acres that opened to the public in June 1988. Original amenities were the softball fields, concession building & restrooms, “tot lot” exercise facility for adult fitness, 2 multiuse fields, and amphitheater.
Additional acreage was added over time, leading to the current total of 88 developed acres and 32 undeveloped acres. The original cost of the park was $3.2 million for the land and $3.5 million for the improvements.
Freestone Park is also host to “The Freestone Railroad which boasts a miniature train, antique carousel, and a mini Ferris wheel plus the Rip City Batting cages which were all added in 1992. Extra amenities added to the park have included volleyball & basketball courts plus a courtside ramada in 1996. Further construction in 2001 included the tennis courts and skate Park. Finally, the Freestone Recreation Center was opened north of the park in December 2002.
Having celebrated the 25th Anniversary of the park in 2013, Freestone underwent some major improvements including new basketball court surfacing, new ballfield lights and a new playground structure with shade. In 2015, a new playground structure was added to the ballfield area with wheelchair accessibility.