Parks & Recreation

Welcome to the City of Circleville's Parks and Recreation Department. Please come visit our parks and learn why "The Benefits are Endless"!

Our shelter houses and the Starkey Pavilion can be reserved. You can call 740-474-9502 to get rate and availability information or click on the Leisure Services Software Link to the right. The Shelter House Reservation Form is located at the bottom of this page.
For questions, comments, concerns please call 740-474-9502 and leave a message. Your call will be returned.  Our regular office hours are Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Splash Pad Information 

The Splash Pad 

The Splash Pad at MVCH Park is open for the season through September 4, 2017.  Splash Pad hours will be from Noon to 7:00 p.m. daily.


Park Restrooms
All restrooms are now open at Ted Lewis Park, Barthelmas Park and Mary Virginia Crites Hannan Park for the 2017 season.

Park Programming
Friday in the Park at Ted Lewis Park - Starts June 23 and runs through August 4. This FREE program is open to kids pre-school to 5th grade. It is at Ted Lewis Park 10:00am - 11:30am. Come and enjoy the FUN!

Park Watch

Please be alert to safety hazards, vandalism, and crime. If you observe any of these in any of the city parks, please let us know.

If you feel there is an immediate need for response, please call one of the following numbers:
  • Police - 740-474-8888
  • Parks & Recreation Office - 740-474-9502