City of Upper Arlington, Ohio

Park Improvements

Over the years, City Council has supported many projects within the Capital Improvements Program (CIP) to improve our community's park facilities. Below is a summary of projects in the planning stages for this year, and those that have been successfully completed in the past year. 

Park projects planned for 2016:

  • Repaving of four parking lots at Thompson Park
  • Renovation of two ball diamonds in Fancyburg Park
  • Correcting drainage problems at NW Kiwanis Park
  • Completing design work and beginning construction on a new pool and playground in Northam Park
  • Completion of the final components of our new Safety Town behind Greensview Elementary School adjacent to Sunny 95 Park
Park projects from 2015:
  • Renovated the entry and perimeter area of Devon Pool and installed a new PVC liner in the pool to update this popular facility
  • Further re-development at our new Safety Town, including the new police and fire station buildings next to Sunny 95 Park
  • Renewed focus on sidewalks, bike routes, shared paths, and bike lanes throughout the City and at points of connection around our perimeter
  • Renovating a perennial garden at Windham & Kenny Road through a grant from the Little Garden Club of Ohio
  • Installing additional hanging baskets with summer color in the Mallway district through the continued support of Joe & Marlene Berwanger
  • Demolition of the Tremont Pool at Northam Park
  • Completion of the new pedestrian entry at Northam Park and initiation of the design process for a new pool and playground
  • Continued efforts by the volunteer group Friends of UA Parks (formerly known as the Weed Warriors) to clear honeysuckle and other invasive vegetation from our parks' natural areas and to plant native vegetation in cleared areas
  • Installation of new dugout structures at Thompson Park diamonds 1 & 2
  • Replacement of the water line at the Reed Road Park Shelter
 
 
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  • Leaf Collection Program
    Leaf collection begins Monday, October 16 and will run through December 8. View program guidelines and the online progress map here.
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