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Helme Park is a beautiful neighborhood park with a playground, green fields, picnic tables and a basketball court.

Helme Park
Chapel Lane
Huntington Beach, California  92646

Helme Park is a beautiful 2 acre public park operated by the City of Huntington Parks and Maintenance division. Bounded by Ellis, Beach Blvd., Garfield and Newland, it is located on Chapel Lane next door to St. Wilfred's Episcopal Church 18631 Chapel Lane (Huntington Beach churches).

The park is marked with a brown wooden sign that utilizes mustard colored lettering of a style seen in many parks in this area of Huntington Beach. The large signs are easy to read and remind guests of the signage at entryways to California State Parks.  In other parts of Huntington Beach (especially Seacliff), the signs are small concrete etched stones that look more like headstones commemorating the City of Huntington Beach's former mayors.

Helme Park was named after Matthew E. Helme, one of the first mayors to serve an incorporated Huntington Beach in 1916 and 1917. His family home still stands in downtown Huntington Beach and is now an antiques store called M.E. Helme House Furnishing Company. Owned and operated by his descendants, the store sells antiques and collectibles, jewelry, porcelain, dolls, clocks, furniture and many unique items from days gone by. It is locate at 517 Walnut Avenue, Huntington Beach, California 92648. (714) 960-1902.  See store photos and gift items.

Helme Park includes a sand pit area with two Playworld jungle gym sets and one swing set. There's a basketball court, a gathering of picnic tables, benches for sitting, lots of shade and an open field perfect for games. Free parking is available curbside. There are no public restrooms.

Huntington Beach Parks List

The City of Huntington Beach (California) is the caretaker and steward of the Huntington Beach public park system. Two departments involved with Huntington Beach parks are the Community Services Department and Park Maintenance. Park Maintenance is responsible for maintaining approximately 67 parks and public facilities, totaling 598 acres, 169 playground apparatus and irrigation systems. 

Park Maintenance is also an integral component in special events in the City, closely working with Community Services to set up for events and activities that take place on or near park facilities. Community Services not only handles the rental of the park facilities but also operates programs for the public that include softball leagues, exercise classes, cooking, dancing and other types of interesting and fun things to do. For more information on park maintenance call (714) 536-5480.  For information on park facilities or to make a reservation call Community Services at (714) 536-5486 or the phone numbers provided on the featured parks pages.