Busy Program Schedule Keeps Park District Buzzing

The Park District has been bustling with activity, showcasing a diverse range of programs and events that have engaged the community extensively. Since March, the district has organized 20 events, attracting an impressive attendance of over 1,400 participants. The district has introduced new educational initiatives with the hiring of District Naturalist Meghan Ellis. The Park District has conducted 5 school …

Help Us Improve Canal Park: Provide Your Input on New Restroom Facilities!

Enhancing Visitor Comfort and Convenience Canal Park is a cherished outdoor destination for our community, offering beautiful scenery, hiking trails, a unique playground and a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. To enhance the park experience for all visitors, the park district is going after grant funds to install a new restroom facility, specifically a vault …

Help Us Improve Metzger Preserve: Take Our Storybook Trail Survey!

Join Us in Enhancing Our Community Park The PArk District, in partnership with the County Library is applying for Grant funds for an exciting new addition: a permanent Storybook Trail at Metzger Preserve in Williamsport! This innovative concept combines the joy of reading with the beauty of nature, providing an enriching experience for visitors of all ages. We need your …

New Faces at The Pickaway County Park District

Meet Meghan, our New Education and Outreach Coordinator, and Wendi, our New Administration and Finance Manager! We’re excited to introduce two fantastic additions to the Pickaway County Park District family: Meghan and Wendi! Meet Meghan: Originally from Cincinnati, Meghan brings a wealth of experience and a deep-rooted passion for nature to her role as Education and Outreach Coordinator. Inspired by …

Exciting News: Our District Offices Have Moved to a New Home!

We are thrilled to announce that the district offices have relocated to our new headquarters situated in the former Cooks Creek Golf Course club house. This move marks a significant milestone for the district, providing a fresh space to better serve the community and advance our mission to create, preserve, and manage a system of parks, trails and natural areas …

District Welcomes New Board Member

The District is pleased to announce Marie Wilbanks’ appointment as a new Pickaway County Park Board Commissioner, effective January 1, 2024. Maria is the newly appointed Superintendent for the Pickaway County Board of Developmental Disabilities.  She has 18 years of experience in the field, including as the Director of Board Services for the last 12 years.  She is very involved …

Help Shape the Future of Our Park District!

In an exciting development for our community, the Park District is reaching out to you for your valuable input! We are thrilled to announce plans for the transformation of the 25-acre site adjacent to the Appalachia Ohio Alliance’s Genevieve Jones Preserve, formerly known as the Cooks Creek Golf Course. The District’s property is set to become the future Park Headquarters …

Exciting Opportunities at Pickaway County Park District: New Job Postings

Are you passionate about finance and administration or dedicated to environmental education and outreach? Pickaway County Park District has two new exciting job opportunities that might be the perfect fit for you! Read on to discover the details of each position and how you can apply. Position 1: Administration and Finance Manager Program: AdministrationWork Schedule: 40 hours/WeekEmployment Status: Full time …

District Publishing Park Rules

NOTICE Pursuant to Ohio Revised Code, Section 1545.09, the Board of Park Commissioners for the Pickaway County Park District have created rules and regulations, waiver schedule and fine schedule to regulate activities on property owned or leased by the Park District.  These regulations were approved by the Board of Park Commissioners in June of 2021 and will take effect January …

Park District Board of Commissioners Vacancy

For Immediate Release             Pickaway County Probate Judge Shelly R. Harsha and Tom Davis, Director of the Pickaway County Park District have announced there will be one vacancy in membership to the Park District Board of Commissioners for a term beginning January 1, 2024, and expiring December 31, 2026.  Per Ohio Revised Code 1545.05, this appointment is to be made …