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Wilmington Parks & Rec

Wilmington Parks & Rec offers a variety of activities for the whole family. From picnicking, trails, sports, a Splash Pad and Skate Parks there is something for everyone to enjoy outdoor time well spent. 

We own and operate seven parks throughout the City. The City’s approximately 3.5 miles (one way) of recreational trails offer people of all ages and abilities the opportunity to get outside and enjoy nature while getting the benefit of walking, jogging, cycling, skating, or cross-country skiing. 

Park Office

Wilmington Parks & Rec office is located at J.W. Denver Williams Jr. Memorial Park on Rombach Avenue. 

Wilmington Park Board

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Tara Short

Park Board President

Term expires 12/31/2024

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Ron Fithen

Term expires 12/31/2025

Kathy Collins

Park Board Secretary

Term Expires 12/31/2026


Board Agenda

The Park Board typically meets the first Monday of the month at 4:00 p.m. The Park Board consists of three members, appointed by the Mayor for three-year terms.  Contact the Park Office if you would like to be on the Park Board Meeting Notification list. 

Information added meeting: Sport Grant approval, any updates for Easter Egg Event

February 21st, 2024 at 3:30pm, Park office

In conformity with the provisions of Ohio Revised Code Section 755.01, the Board of Park Commissioners of Wilmington was established January 1, 1961, following an election on November 8, 1960.

Park Board meetings are typically held in the Community Room at 69 N. South Street Wilmington, Ohio.  

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