THE PLACE: On Whitney Avenue and Rifle Range Road.
THE NAME: The park was named in honour of Field Marshal Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander (1891-1969), who was governor general of Canada from 1946 to 1952.
THE STORY: The land was a rifle range from the late 19th century until the Second World War. According to Hamilton Public Library archives, area residents asked for it to be transformed into a baseball field, which was done. The park was known as West Hamilton Park until being renamed Alexander Park in 1960.
CURRENT STATUS: The park is currently home to a splash pad, large pay structure and 3 baseball diamonds. It also offers a team club house and will renovated to include a skate park. There is always something to keep you entertained