Morningside is home to two small city parks, as well as a community Bocce Court. The community is also in walking distance of the Pittsburgh Zoo, and is expecting a new park to begin development soon.
Heth’s Park is on the south side of Morningside, where Heth’s Run meets Hampton Street, on the border of the Highland Park neighborhood. With three softball fields and a concession stand, Heth’s Park is home to the Morningside Softball teams. Additional amenities include a tennis court, hockey court, and playground.
Joe Natoli Field, behind Morningside’s business district, hosts the Morningside Football and Baseball teams, where the teams actually play under lights. The location of Morningside’s active
Senior Community Center, Natoli Field also offers a basketball court and playground. Youth sports are a large part of Morningside’s community.
The John L. DelSignore Morningside Bocce Courts are located near St. Raphael School, and are the only public Bocce courts in the city, owing to the strong Italian heritage in Morningside.
The Heth’s Run Park Project is an exciting new park complex is in the planning stages, that has spent several years in development. Proposed on the site of the current Zoo parking lot, the park will include athletic fields, a public park, and pedestrian trails that may connect Morningside with the Allegheny River.