Enjoy Our Parks
parks are a great place for residents to connect with each other, enjoy nature
and stay active. These are the community’s parks, and it takes all of us to
ensure they are a safe and enjoyable place for everyone.
Let’s be good
neighbors! Here are some ways you can help ensure our parks are safe and
enjoyable for all:
up after yourself. Don’t litter, and dispose of your trash in receptacles. More
people are visiting our parks, which leads to more trash. When possible, take
your trash with you.
your parks. Take care to prevent damage to park amenities including
playgrounds, benches, shelterhouses and fields.
to the pavement. Drive and park all vehicles on paved areas only.
courteous of your fellow park visitors. Share park space and park amenities,
and practice respectful behavior.
all posted park rules, including park hours. Most parks are open 7 a.m.-11 p.m.
safety concerns to Columbus Division of Police. Call 614-645-4545 for
non-emergency situations, or 911 for emergencies.
gatherings require permits to ensure the safety of residents and that necessary
amenities and supports are available. Every situation is different, but here
are some things that may indicate you need a permit:
concessions and/or alcohol
structures, including tents and bounce houses
permits from other City departments
information about permits is available online: https://www.columbus.gov/EventPlanningGuide/.
Our City of
Columbus parks are a place of joy and connection. Working together, we can
ensure our parks are safe and enjoyable for all!