Reverchon Park

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A baseball game at the park

Reverchon Park is a public park in the Oak Lawn area of Dallas, Texas. It was named for Julien Reverchon.

The park lies along Turtle Creek, a tributary of the Trinity River. Its main entrance is at Maple Avenue and Turtle Creek Boulevard.

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Reverchon Park is 46 acres (0.19 km2) in area, and offers around 40 leisure and recreational program for citizens, including health screenings, tutoring, athletic leagues, yoga, volleyball, and after-school programs. The park also is home to baseball fields, basketball courts, and tennis courts. [1]

A playground in the park, accessible to children of all abilities, was designed by the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and the City of Dallas.[1]

A section of the Katy Trail, a recreational rail trail, runs adjacent to the park. It connects to parks of the Trinity River Project.

Southern Methodist University baseball existed briefly at the ballpark from 1977-1980, before the baseball program disbanded.[2]

References[edit]

Sources[edit]

  • "Southwest Conference's Greatest Hits," Neal Farmer, c.1996

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Coordinates: 32°48′01.12″N 96°48′47.06″W / 32.8003111°N 96.8130722°W / 32.8003111; -96.8130722