Parks and Recreation
Grove City, OH 43123
Hours: M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Grove City Team Sports
The Grove City Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of adult and youth sport programs each season. All leagues are intended to teach teamwork and sportsmanship and provide a basis for a healthy living. The department wants sports to be a fun, safe and positive experience.
Youth participants sign up as individuals and adults register as a team. Additional opportunities for seniors are available through the Evans Center.
Registration for all sports must be completed in person at the Parks and Recreation office.
For more information, contact the Parks and Recreation office at 614-277-3050.
- Youth Baseball (Spring): The month of February (Ages 5-17 as of April 30)
- Youth Baseball (Fall): The month of June (Ages 5-17 as of Aug. 1)
- Youth Volleyball (Fall): The month of August (Grades 3 through 12)
- Youth Basketball (Winter): The month of October (Kindergarten through grade 12)
Youth sports participants register individually and receive a team uniform shirt. Summer baseball players also receive a cap, socks and pants; fall baseball players also receive a cap and socks.
Late registrations are accepted after the listed registration period based upon availability; a $20 late charge will be added to the player fees.
- Adult Cornhole (Spring): The month of March
- Adult Softball (Summer): The month of March
- Adult Cornhole (Summer): May
- Adult Cornhole (Fall); The month of July
- Adult Softball (Fall): The month of July
- Adult Volleyball (Fall): The month of August
- Adult Volleyball (Winter): The month of December
Adult sports participants register by team; uniforms are not provided.
Youth Sports and Concussions
Ohio's Return-to-Play Law: What a Parent/Guardian Needs to Know – Youth Sports Organizations
For athletes participating in youth sports organizations (non-school sports):
1. Parents and athletes are required to receive a concussion information sheet annually for each sport.
2. Coaches, referees, or officials must remove an athlete from play if the athlete is exhibiting the signs and symptoms of a concussion during practice or a game. These include:
- Appears dazed or stunned.
- Is confused about assignment or position.
- Forgets plays.
- Is unsure of game, score or opponent.
- Moves clumsily.
- Answers questions slowly.
- Loses consciousness (even briefly).
- Shows behavior or personality changes (irritability, sadness, nervousness, feeling more emotional).
- Can’t recall events before or after hit or fall.
- Any headache or “pressure” in head. (How badly it hurts does not matter.)
- Nausea or vomiting.
- Balance problems or dizziness.
- Double or blurry vision.
- Sensitivity to light and/or noise
- Feeling sluggish, hazy, foggy or groggy.
- Concentration or memory problems.
- Does not “feel right.”
- Trouble falling asleep.
- Sleeping more or less than usual.
3. The athlete cannot return to play on the same day that the player is removed.
4. The athlete is not permitted to return to play until they have been assessed and receive written clearance by a physician (MD or DO) or by any other licensed health care provider approved by the youth sports organization.
For More Information
Ohio Department of Health - Ohio’s Return to Play Law
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Heads Up in Youth Sports
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Returning to School After a Concussion