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
                                                      
 
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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. Learn more about Who We Are.

The Department is pleased to have received initial survey data as a part of the update of the 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. 745 were returned, a 37% sampling. Click here to view the initial results summary.

Vision
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.

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

Gahanna Department of Parks & Recreation Master Plan
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. To view this document, click here. (Please note: This is a large file and may take a few minutes to load to your browser.)

Gahanna Parks & Recreation News

Council to Budget One Time Funding to Keep Gahanna Pools Open for 2015
12/18/2014

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

Citizen input and the City’s strategic planning process played a key role in its decision to extend pool...

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Visit with Santa this Sat., Dec. 20th at the Herb Center!
12/18/2014

Visit with Santa this Sat., Dec. 20th at the Herb Center!

We invite you to come visit with Santa, his Elves and Mrs. Claus from 9am -1pm at the Ohio Herb Education Center this Saturday, December 20, 2014...

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Community Shares Ideas, Brainstorms for Parks and Recreation Opportunities
11/14/2014

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...

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AEP and City Working Together to Reduce Power Outages in Gahanna
10/2/2014

AEP and City Working Together to Reduce Power Outages in Gahanna

Trees that grow near power lines can be dangerous and cause power outages. Although outages occur for a variety of reasons, one of the most...

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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 »