The entrance to Barretts Recreation Ground is on Park Avenue, off Weelsby Road.
A row of poplar trees and a small woodland, planted in 1999/2000, separates Barretts Recreation Ground from Grimsby Swimming Pool. A new play area was built in March 2010 through the Department for Children Schools and Families Playbuilder project.
There is a small car park at the Park Avenue entrance. The main bus services are the numbers 8 and 9 and both stop at the Grimsby Swimming Pool Entrance on Scartho Road.
There are a wide variety of facilities
- Hard and grass tennis courts,
- 4 bowling greens, these facilities open at 14.00hrs,
- Football pitches
- Cricket pitches
- Small play area, situated between the bowling greens and football pitches.