Columbus Recreation and Parks Department



Welcome to your Columbus Recreation and Parks Department. What we do is essential to the overall well-being of our residents. In addition to just being fun, our parks, programs and services give all of us a chance to improve our physical and mental health, to develop our youth, to focus on our environment, and to make a positive economic impact on our city.

OUR MISSION: We connect the people of our community through the power of
nature, wellness, and creativity.


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Search Us By Zip Code
We’ve made finding our facilities and parks even easier, with a new search function that allows you to search by zip code or suburb. You now have the ability to see everything that is around you!
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Find a Program
From arts to athletics, we’ve got it going on. In fact, we may host programs that you didn’t know we offered. Click the “learn more” link below to see some of the wonderful programs that we offer our citizens. 
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Find a Facility
Let us help you find what you are searching for, whether it be a community recreation center, an athletic complex, a reservable shelterhouse, or perhaps a pool in your area. We’ve got something for everyone.
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Upcoming Events
Interested in finding out what we have in store? View our upcoming events page and learn more about our planned activities. -learn more

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Find a Trail
Searching for a trail that runs through your area? The Central Ohio Greenways Trails are an extensive series of trails that meander through picnic areas, boating and fishing facilities and family-friendly parks.
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Find a Park
Are you looking for a neighborhood or large park in your area? With more than 353 parks throughout Franklin County, the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department is bound to maintain a beautiful park near you.
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What’s New?
Find out what is new with the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department. From programming to community involvement, check here often to learn more about what makes our department flourish. 
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