Ryder Park

Quick Facts

Ryder Park


(308) 385-5426


Things To Do

Winter Sports


This park is 45.4 acres, located at the Northeast Corner of Capital Ave and Broadwell Ave. It features: Playground Equipment: The park offers a playground with equipment for all children. Ball Fields: If you are a baseball or softball lover Ryder Park is the place to be on a summer night. Ryder Park is the home of Legion baseball and Sorenson's City League girls softball in Grand Island. There are 5 softball fields and 1 baseball field total. Tennis Court: There are 3 lighted Tennis courts. Picnic Areas: There are numerous Picnic areas with tables and grills available. Restrooms: Several ADA accessible restrooms are located in various places around the park for your convenience. Shelters: There are 3 large covered Picnic Shelters located around the park. Other Attractions: If you're up for some sledding in the winter or some uphill/downhill running you are at the right place. Ryder Park is home to Tornado Hill. Tornado Hill is approximately 40 foot tall and covers the debris left in the wake of the seven tornadoes that rampaged through Grand Island on June 3, 1980.

Map of Ryder Park

Latitude, Longitude: 40.918410, -98.361189


Phone Numbers


(308) 385-5426