Coles Park, in Bangalore East is located in Fraser Town on Promenade Road. Named after a resident of Mysore, this park was created in 1914. Here, residents of the area spend many a pleasant evenings, with a band stand where the Band of Bangalore Rifle Volunteers played. Today the park belongs to the Municipal Corporation and has been renovated for public use. Distance from Majestic to Coles Park is 4.6 km and takes around 12 min.
There is a jogger's path and play corner for children to play. The Bandstand area has is beautified with benches around and a walker path. This park has been made disabled friendly. There is a ramp at the main gate to facilitate entry. There is a wheelchair track in the play space that allows easy movement for wheelchair users. A wheelchair sandpit and a Sensory Integration track are being constructed.
The swing and the play equipment is designed suitable for easier access for handicapped kids.Can you imagine that this 'Park' had three tennis courts, and one of these was used by the Y.W.C.A. Club in that area. Today there is Laughing Club activities in the Morning and Roller Skating Rink and classes are held in the evenings. Today, Kilikili (an NGO) conducts regular activities aimed at inclusion and integration with children of all abilities.
Bus Route from KR Puram to Coles Park in Bangalore are BIAS, 300, 290, 293 and 301.
Bus Route from Kempegowda Bus Stand Majestic to Coles Park are BIAS, 300 and 301.
Distance between Coles Park to Freedom Park, Gandhi Nagar, Bangalore is 4.8 km and takes about 18 min. Distance from Coles Road to Ramaiah Garden, JP Nagar Phase 6 is 14.4 km and takes around 34 min via Bannerghatta Main Road. Distance from Coles Park, Dr Ambedkar Road, Cleveland Town, Frazer Town to Hebbal Outer Ring Road Bus Stop is 10.7 km and takes around 27 min via NH4.