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Grove City Parks and Recreation COVID-19 Update | April 3

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Due to ongoing issues with COVID-19 and directives from the State of Ohio, Grove City Parks and Recreation instituted the following policies and procedures until further notice:

  • New: all basketball and tennis courts are closed.
  • All playgrounds are closed.
  • The Grove City Skate Park and the off-leash dog areas in Breck Community Park are closed.
  • The Parks and Recreation Office in the Kingston Center is closed to walk-in transactions. Staff will respond to calls and emails. For urgent in-person matters, please contact the office at 614-277-3050 to make an appointment.
  • The following buildings operated by the Parks and Recreation Department are closed to the public; staff will respond to calls and emails: the Evans Center, Gantz Barn and Gantz Farmhouse.
  • The following buildings are closed with no staff: Grove City Welcome Center and Museum, the Eagle Pavilion, Grant-Sawyer Home and Century Village.
  • All services provided by Evans Center, including the lunch site and transportation program, are canceled.
  • All Little League activities are postponed until at earliest Monday, May 11.
  • Baseball and softball diamonds are closed to public use.
  • Before and After-school P.A.R.K. will reflect the schedule of the South-Western City School District. 2020-2021 school year registration is delayed.
  • The remainder of the youth basketball and adult volleyball seasons as well as the spring season of adult cornhole are canceled.
  • The following events are canceled: Gardens at Gantz Volunteers Herb Symposium, Earth Day and Friday Night Grand Slam.
  • All February-March and April-May classes are canceled.

Parks and paths remain open to the public. Please use your best judgement, adhere to social distancing (six or more feet between members of your family and other people) and practice increased hygiene efforts. If you feel ill or have a reasonable suspicion you may have been exposed to the virus, please stay home.

This is a dynamic situation, so all policies are subject to change without warning. We appreciate everyone’s patience and understanding during this challenging time.


Online registration is not available at this time. 


Find the Source in Discover Grove City, the official magazine of the City of Grove City. Every edition includes the activity guide detailing Grove City Parks and Recreation Department offerings providing an opportunity to select from classes and activities six times each year.

Flip through the April/May Source or download and print the April/May Source.


Call the Parks and Recreation Office at 614-277-3050 for information regarding Parks and Recreation classes.

Copies of Discover Grove City magazine are available in the Grove City Parks and Recreation office in the Kingston Center, 3226 Kingston Ave.; City Hall, 4035 Broadway; Grove City Museum, 3378 Park St.; Jackson Township Administration Building, 3756 Hoover Road; Visit Grove City, 3995 Broadway; Grove City Area Chamber of Commerce, 4069 Broadway; and Grove City Library, 3959 Broadway.

The 2020 Grove City Parks and Recreation Source information:
May-June Edition: May 11 registration opens and June 1 classes begin
July-Aug. Edition: July 13 registration opens and Aug. 3 classes begin
Sept.-Oct. Edition: Sept. 14 registration opens and Oct. 5 classes begin
Nov.-Dec. Edition: Nov. 16 registration opens and Nov. 30 classes begin