Our playgrounds There are children's playgrounds dotted throughout the borough. Find out where they are. Enjoying our parks and open spaces Find out how to make the best of our beautiful parks and open spaces so that everyone can enjoy them. Our open spaces Waltham Forest has a wealth of wonderful green spaces. Get the full lowdown with our guide. Events in parks and open spaces Information about events and how to hire a park or open space Abbotts Park Abbotts Park offers something for everyone, from families with children, to picnickers, and sports and fitness activities. Coronation Gardens Coronation Gardens was formally opened on 23 May 1903 and hosts the borough’s last surviving bandstand. Langthorne Park The park opened in June 2000. Its name comes from Stratford-Langthorne Abbey which once owned 1,500 acres of local land. Leyton Jubilee Park Leyton Jubilee Park is our biggest park and was named to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee in 2012. Lloyd Park The jewel in the crown of our local parks. Lloyd Park opened in the Victorian era and was given a makeover in 2012. Memorial Park This large open park has several play areas and an ornamental pond. It's the perfect spot for a family day out. Ridgeway Park Impressive Green Flag park known for its miniature railway, which attracted a famous visitor in 1954 – Walt Disney! Brooks Farm Based in Leyton's Jack Cornwell Park, this popular city farm's been running for over 20 years. Our other parks From Bisterne Avenue Park to Wingfield Park, discover our many other parks. Volunteering in our parks Find out about volunteering and training opportunities, Green Gyms, our Biodiversity Action Team and more. Resident Groups Find out how local Resident Groups work with us to improve our parks and green spaces. Join our green schemes We run lots of green initiatives through our residents groups. See how you can get involved. Our parks and open spaces strategies Read about our parks and open spaces guide and strategies, how to give us feedback and more. Community parklets Parklets are a great way to enhance the local area. Following on from the success of other parklet programmes, we are offering residents an opportunity to create and maintain their own community parklet. Parklets Parklets are semi-permanent structures that reuse parts of streets and parking spaces with greenery, furniture, and other features.