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Wheeler Memorial Park

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725 Thurber Dr. W.
Columbus, OH 43215
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We will be opening one of the two sides in May, 2019. We will then start rotating the open side every month. There will be one side open and one side closed all summer.  To learn more about why the parks closes each season, please click here:- Frequently Asked Questions 

Named after Jimmie Wheeler who worked for three years as a Student Worker and Playground Director for the Godman Guild. The Guild was located not far from this parks current location which was formerly called "Fly Town" at Goodale and Pennsylvania Avenues. Mr. Wheeler was promoted to Head Resident, Director, from 1908 to 1931. In the year of his death Eva Wheeler, his wife, took over from 1932 to 1949 at that time in history it was unusual for a woman to be a director.

  • 4.02  Acres
  • Central  Location