Parks & Recreation

200 South Hamilton, Gahanna, OH 43230 | (614) 342-4250 | Fax (614) 342-4351            
Hours of Operation: MONDAY - FRIDAY: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Camps   Facility Rental   Aquatics   Gateway

About Gahanna Parks & Recreation

The Gahanna Department of Parks & Recreation offers outstanding recreation, environmental and park assets to our community through a variety of programs and services that enhance Gahanna's quality of life, economic value and environmental protection. 

2014 Year in Review
Experiences & Amenities Update

To enhance and preserve parks and recreation services, lands, and facilities through high standards and innovation that positions Gahanna as a leading community and a great place to live, work and play.

To conserve the natural environment through parks and open space as well as provide balanced, sustainable and accessible recreation opportunities and facilities.

2006 Master Plan & 2015 Master Plan Update
In June 2006, the City of Gahanna adopted the Comprehensive Parks & Recreation Master Plan, to guide the decision-making process related to programs, policies, operations, maintenance and capital improvements over the next 10 years. 

In February 2015, the Master Plan Update was presented to Gahanna residents. The master plan was built around a series of technical assessment processes to measure the parks & recreation system, as well as the operational management of policies, procedures, parks, facilities, programs and services against best-practices in the state and region.

2006 Master Plan is available here
2015 Master Plan Update is available here.
View 2015 Master Plan Presentation here

Click here to view the initial survey results summary as part of the  Updated Parks & Recreation Master Plan. The survey was completed in March and April 2013. Two thousand surveys were mailed to a random sample of households in the City of Gahanna. Seven hundred and forty-five (745) were returned, a 37% sampling.

Gahanna Parks & Recreation News


ACT NOW!! Backyard Conservation Program

ACT NOW!! Backyard Conservation Program

There are only 65 rebates remaining for Gahanna residents through October 31, 2015 to purchase a rain barrel, compost bin or native plants.  Click the link above for more information.

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Parks & Recreation Unveils 2015 Master Plan Update

Parks & Recreation Unveils 2015 Master Plan Update

Residents are encouraged to review the Parks & Recreation 2015 Master Plan Update-the guiding document for the department...

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Council to Budget One Time Funding to Keep Gahanna Pools Open for 2015

Council to Budget One Time Funding to Keep Gahanna Pools Open for 2015

During the December 15 Council meeting, the City’s 2015 budget was unanimously passed by Gahanna City Council.  The 2015 budget will fund pool operations for Hunters Ridge Pool and Gahanna Swimming Pool through the City’s use of...

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Community Shares Ideas, Brainstorms for Parks and Recreation Opportunities

Community Shares Ideas, Brainstorms for Parks and Recreation Opportunities

A big "thank you" from the Department of Parks & Recreation and the Parks & Recreation Board to all community members who attended the community dialogue, "Planning our Future: Gahanna Pools, Parks and other Recreation Opportunities" on...

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2015 Master Plan Update






Gahanna Parks
Explore our over 700 acres of parkland and reserves! More information »

Gahanna Facilities
The Gahanna Department of Parks & Recreation maintains a number of facilities for recreation, fitness and family activities. Learn More »

Gahanna Parks & Recreation Foundation
The Gahanna Parks & Recreation Foundation is a non-profit, volunteer organization whose mission is to improve "the quality of Gahanna parks and recreation service for a healthier community."Read more »