Parks and Recreation


The Ottoville Park

Ottoville Park Website

The Park Board was originally established as a joint effort between the volunteer organizations and IMG_0253Ottoville Local School.  The land was owned by the Ottoville School District up until the city and church purchased the grounds and building once the new school was constructed in 2006.

The primary purpose of the park board include the list of activities stated below and oversee a sub-committee consisting of various members from the voluteering organizations and community members responsible for raising additional funds with the Park Carnival.



Some history of our park:

1966: Shelter House #2 was funded/donated by Margaret IMG_0265Miller.

1973: Shelter House #1 was funded by the Federal Land & Water Conservation Fund Program through ODNR.

1980: Concession stand was built by volunteers with the help of Ray Wannemacher Construction & Al Miller Contracting.

1980’s: Mother Lode Mine play structure funded by Park Board.

1998: Soccer field was donated by Ottoville Jaycees.

2005: Dug outs were painted by Sarah Turnwald.

2007: Park was turned over to the Village from the Ottoville Local School.

2009: Shelter House #3 was funded by the Park Board.

2010: Volley ball & basketball courts upgraded by the Park Board.

2012: Custom PowerScape Plus Play Structure was donated by the Ottoville Mother’s Club.

2012: Park Garage was purchased by the Village and renovated by the Park Board.

2014: Gazebo was donated by the Lady Otts.