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Parks & Recreation

City of Ashland - Parks & Recreation

Welcome to the City of Ashland, Ohio Parks Department website!

Parks Office - (419) 289-8247
Parks Security - (419) 606-1138
Parks Information Hotline - (419) 281-3018

The Parks and Recreation Department manages 360 acres of developed and undeveloped open spaces that include parks, natural habitats, and facilities such as a band shell, basketball courts, horseshoes, miniature golf, hiking trails, playground equipment, shuffleboard, Pickleball courts, soccer fields, softball and baseball fields, tennis courts, a municipal golf course and pavilions.

Our department is responsible for maintaining and improving the parks and recreational spaces of our city. Our dedicated team of professionals works hard to ensure that all of our services are provided in a timely and efficient manner.

Our services include:

  • Park maintenance, including mowing, landscaping, and tree trimming.

  • Playground maintenance, including regular inspections and repairs to ensure that all playground equipment is safe for use.

  • Trail maintenance, including regular maintenance of hiking and biking trails to ensure that they are safe for use.

  • Athletic field maintenance, including mowing, fertilizing, and maintaining the fields for sports like soccer and baseball.

  • Facility maintenance, including regular maintenance and cleaning of park restrooms, shelters, and other facilities.

  • Event planning, including organizing and hosting events like concerts and sports tournaments in our parks and recreational spaces.

We understand that the condition of our parks and recreational spaces is important to all residents, and we are committed to working together to keep Ashland's parks and recreational spaces beautiful and safe. If you have any questions or concerns about our services, please don't hesitate to contact us.

Events and programs are also listed throughout our website and on our City of Ashland Facebook page. 

Thank you for choosing the Ashland City Parks!


City Parks

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brookside park

Brookside Park - GPS Address: 209 Parkside Drive Ashland, Ohio

  • 3 Picnic Pavilions*

  • Brookside Pool (Seasonal)

  • Guy C. Myers Band Shell (Seasonal)

  • Basketball Courts

  • Shuffleboard Courts

  • Tennis Courts

  • Horseshoe Pits

  • Ball Diamonds*

  • Mini Golf Course (Seasonal)

  • Concession Stands (Seasonal)

  • Play areas

  • Restroom Facilities

  • Summer Recreation Programs

Brookside West Park

Brookside West Park - GPS Address: 1261 County Road 1153 Ashland, Ohio

  • 2 Picnic Pavilions*

  • Soccer Fields

  • Basketball Courts

  • Hiking Trails

  • Ball Diamonds*

  • Fishing Pond

  • Play areas

  • Restroom Facilities

  • Brookside Community Dog Park

  • Bike Trail

Cahn Grove Park

Cahn Grove Park - GPS Address: 1400 Cleveland Ave Ashland, Ohio

  • Picnic Areas

  • Pickle Ball Courts

  • Basketball Court

  • Ball Diamonds

  • Play areas

  • Restroom Facilities

  • Picnic Pavilions - No fee for use. No reservations. No electricity.

*Reservation Required - Fee for Use
Call the Park Office for more info

Other Ashland City Parks

Davis Road
GPS: 260 N. Davis Road
Ashland, Ohio

  • Ball Diamonds

  • Soccer Field

  • Hiking Trail

  • Picnic Area

  • Play Area

  • Restroom Facilities (Seasonal)

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City of Ashland Parks

Emmons Field
1420 Troy Road
Ashland, Ohio

  • Ball Diamond

  • Picnic area

  • Play Areas

  • Restroom Facilities (Seasonal)

Community Soccer Stadium
1480 County Road 1302
Ashland, Ohio

  • Collegiate-size soccer fields

  • Concession Stand (Seasonal)

  • Restroom Facilities (Seasonal)

Miller Field
1301 Jacobson Ave
Ashland, Ohio

  • Ball Diamond

  • Restroom Facilities (Seasonal)

Park Rules

  • Parks are open from 7:00am to 10:00pm

  • Alcohol-free zone

  • Leashed Pets only - please clean up after your animals