New Chauncey’s Paula R. Woods (Frog) Park

Paula R. Woods Park (Frog Park) - October 30th, 2022 (Photography by Zachary Baiel)
Paula R. Woods Park in late Autumn 2022 (Watch out for falling walnuts!)

New Chauncey’s Paula R.Woods Park (sometimes called Frog or Froggy Park by long-time residents due to the Frog themed playground equipment) is located in the West Lafayette neighborhood of New Chauncey on the west side of Vine Street at the corner of Lawn Avenue and Vine Street.

The park includes a picnic pavilion, water fountain, Little Free Library, and playground equipment (swings, bouncers, and a slide) geared towards 2-5 year olds.

On street parking is usually readily available along Lawn and Vine streets.

The park has been named to honor Paula R.Woods, a lifetime resident of the New Chauncey Neighborhood.  She was an active supporter of parks and recreation in the community and served on the West Lafayette Board of Parks and Recreation for 14 years.  This park was developed in 1988, 100 years after the people of Chauncey renamed their town West Lafayette.  The Park was known as Centennial Neighborhood Park until 2011.

Paula R. Woods Park and her sister park Lincoln Park are both neighborhood parks and are frequented by children and residents alike.

The NCNA supports the ongoing sustainability and historic preservation of the New Chauncey Neighborhood in West Lafayette Indiana