Parks & Recreation

The Grandview Heights Parks and Recreation Department connects people of all ages for special events, programs, enrichment and fitness. The Recreation Department Program Coordinators provide professionally designed and supervised programs in a family-friendly and affordable environment. The Parks and Recreation Department offers more than 350 programs and special events annually to the community. Activities are offered in preschool, youth, adult and 55+. Programs for all ages offer new opportunities to know your neighbors and your community while having a great time!

Overview & Responsibilities

The Grandview Heights Parks and Recreation Department:

  • Provides recreation, educational and fitness programs for all ages
  • Maintains approximately 45 acres of park lands and green spaces
  • Organizes and/or supports community special events

The Parks and Recreation Department also:

  • Operates the Municipal Pool
  • Rents shelter houses to community members and organizations
  • Maintains the seasonal skate park
  • Oversees the Wallace Gardens community garden plots
  • Maintains all recreation facilities
  • Offers youth, teen, adult and family programs
  • Organizes special events for the community year round

News and Updates on Parking Lot

Construction is underway for the future home of the new Fire/EMS, Police, and Administrative Services Facility. Beginning Monday, October 30, 2023, the parking lot on the south side of the Parks and Recreation Offices will be closed and parking will be limited to designated spaces along Glendale Ave. For more information contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 614.488.3111 or We appreciate your patience during construction. To keep up to date on construction visit

Parks & Programs

  • Parks - Rent a shelter house or view park improvement plans.
  • Programs - View sporting opportunities for youth and adults.
  • Volunteers- If you would like to volunteer for an event, please fill our volunteer form.
  • Sponsors: If you would like to partner by sponsoring the parks and recreation events check out our opportunities.