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Parks and Recreation
4035 Broadway
Grove City, OH 43123
Tel.: 614-277-3050
Fax: 614-277-3090
Weather/Hotline: 614-277-3060
Hours: M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Upcoming Meetings
09/09/2014 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Keep Grove City Beautiful
09/12/2014 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Grove City Tree Commission

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Community Parks

Grove City Skate Park
Grove City Skate Park Built in 2006, the Grove City Skate Park is still new to the Grove City Park system. This 11,000-square-foot skate park is concrete and provides areas for the beginning skater to the pro skater. Bowls, ramps, rails, and boxes are featured in the design. The bowl sides are three to 18 feet in height.

Grove City Skate Park is located at 3728 Hoover Rd. Grove City, Ohio 43123.

Park Details

  • Acres: 5
  • Shelter or Gazebos: None
  • Bikeway Accessible: No
  • Restrooms: Yes (portable only)
  • Play Equipment: No
  • Parking Spaces: 40 total, 2 accessible
  • Other Amenities: 11,000-square-foot concrete skate park, bleachers, shade structures and drinking fountains

Fryer Park
Fryer Park Fryer Park is an educational/recreational destination for residents of Grove City and the southwest area of Franklin County. The 110-acre park features Century Village, a turn-of-the-century historic area complete with a renovated one-room schoolhouse, a log cabin and a barn. The park also boasts eight softball diamonds; a preserved wooded area for bird watching or nature walks; a one-mile recreational trail for walking or biking; a sledding hill; and Discovery Frontier, an all-accessible playground featuring a space theme. Rotary Lake at Fryer Park is an ideal location for scenic picnics or fishing. No fishing license is required, but all fish must be immediately released.

Future plans for Fryer Park include additional recreational trails, an amphitheater, a three-season picnic shelter and multi-use sport fields.

Fryer Park is located at 3899 Orders Rd. Grove City, Ohio 43123.

Park Details

  • Acres: 110
  • Shelter or Gazebos: 2
  • Bikeway Accessible: Yes (contained to park)
  • Restrooms: Yes
  • Play Equipment: Yes
  • Parking Spaces: 281 total, 8 accessible near softball complex, 64 total, 4 accessible near Discovery Frontier 23 total near Fryer House
  • Other Amenities: Discovery Frontier, Century Village, softball diamonds (8), Rotary Lake fishing docks, bike/walking paths

Gantz Park
Gantz Park Gantz Park has beautiful rolling terrain, perfect for picnics and other gatherings. The two-story barn was renovated in 1988 to accommodate a variety of youth activities including dance, gymnastics, the RecSchool early childhood program, preschool enrichment classes and school-age programs in the summer.

The Gardens at Gantz Farm is a public herb garden with an estimated 10,000 visitors per year. Both the gardens and the farmhouse also are used for programming. The entire eastern side of the park has been designated as the Gantz Park Arboretum. Visitors can visit the arboretum to learn about different tree species.

Gantz Park is located at 2255 Home Rd. Grove City, Ohio 43123.

Park Details

  • Acres: 27
  • Shelter or Gazebos: 3
  • Bikeway Accessible: Yes
  • Restrooms: Yes
  • Play Equipment: Yes
  • Parking Spaces: 96 total, 5 accessible
  • Other Amenities: Gardens at Gantz (Herb Garden), Gantz Barn, Gantz Arboretum, tennis courts, basketball court

Windsor Park
Windsor Park Established over 55 years ago, Windsor Park is the oldest community-sized park in Grove City. Windsor Park is home to youth baseball and features 11 diamonds that accommodate preschool children through adults in all skill levels of play. Windsor Park also is home to the Evans Center, a 14,000-square-foot center serving adults 55 and older.

Windsor Park is located at 4414 Broadway Grove City, Ohio 43123.
The alternate entrance is located at 4330 Dudley Ave. Grove City, Ohio 43123.

Park Details

  • Acres: 38
  • Shelter or Gazebos: 2
  • Bikeway Accessible: Yes
  • Restrooms: Yes
  • Play Equipment: Yes
  • Parking Spaces (total/number of accessible): 452 total, 19 accessible
  • Other Amenities: Baseball diamonds (11), Evans Center, tennis courts, batting cages

Big Splash at Evans Park
Big Splash at Evans Park The Big Splash is a seasonal, municipal, family aquatic facility. Grove City's renowned waterpark features a large zero-depth entrance, interactive water toys, a large body slide, tot slide, two drop slides and a six-lane lap pool. Patrons also enjoy a concession stand, entertainment stage, geometric shade structures, green space in which to spread out and many lounge chairs in which to relax.

The Big Splash is located at 2831 Southwest Blvd. Grove City, Ohio 43123.

Park Details

  • Acres: 10
  • Shelter or Gazebos: 1
  • Bikeway Accessible: Yes
  • Restrooms: Yes (available only to Big Splash guests)
  • Play Equipment: Yes, inside the Big Splash
  • Parking Spaces: 251 total, 12 accessible (Brookpark Middle School)
  • Other Amenities: Sand volleyball court

Henceroth Park
Henceroth Park Henceroth Park is a 22-acre eco-friendly park. With a wooded nature trail, solar lighting and play ground equipment made entirely from recycled materials, Henceroth is committed to going green. A walk/run/bike path with exercise equipment, a butterfly garden and bluebird boxes are also noteworthy features. Future plans for Henceroth Park include additional recreational trails, multi-use courts, picnic shelters, multi-use sport fields and additional parking.

Henceroth Park is located at 2075 Mallow Lane Grove City, Ohio 43123.

Park Details

  • Acres: 22
  • Shelter or Gazebos: 0
  • Bikeway Accessible: Yes
  • Restrooms: No
  • Play Equipment: Yes
  • Parking Spaces: Yes