Meade Park

Meade Avenue and Chesapeake Avenue, Charlottesville, VA 22902

(434) 970-3589


5.2 acres in size. Meade is best known for Onesty Swimming Pool. The pool beautifully overlooks a stream dotted with weeping willows. The pool opened to the public in 1975 and is named in honor of Louis A. Onesty, known as the "Father of Swimming" in Charlottesville for his selfless dedication to the City's youth swimming programs. The complex includes a large lighted outdoor pool, wading pool, showers, restrooms and locker facilities.

The park also has a playground, basketball court and a picnic shelter. Off-street parking is provided. The park is open 6AM to 9PM. Dogs must be leashed and under control.



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