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Summer Fun Guide 2017
Registration & Reservations
To view our exciting catalog of activities, register for classes, or reserve a facility CLICK HERE.
Questions or Comments?
If you have a question or comment for our department
Recreation and Parks Press Releases
Find official statements issued to newspapers and other media outlets providing information on our department's news and events. - see recent releases
In the News
As a new feature, we are archiving our mentions within local media outlets. Find out where your Recreation and Parks Department has been mentioned!
- learn more
Departmental Construction Updates
Wanting to know which capital improvements may be happening in your area? Or curious as to why construction equipment may have moved into your local park?- learn more
2016 RECREATION AND PARKS MONTH
In honor of July National Recreation and Parks Month, few awesome Columbus celebrities teamed up to tell you why they love their parks. - see the videos
Wheeler Memorial (Dog) Park FAQs
This park is NOW OPEN though October 1. Because of the mild winter, crews were able to open the park ahead of schedule. To maintain the grass, we will start rotating the open side every month. There will be one side open and one side closed the entire open season. - Frequently Asked Questions
Ride the Trails!
If you have not had the chance to explore the Alum Creek or Olentangy Trails in full, take a ride along with us and view the beauty in these trails. - watch videos
300,000 New Trees by 2020!
Mayor Michael B. Coleman and the City of Columbus have launched an initiative to plant 300,00 trees in the city by 2020. - learn more
Olentangy Trail Closure - Worthington Hills
The Olentangy Trail will be closed between Worthington Hills and Olentangy River Parklands at Wilson Bridge Road. - learn more