Parks & Recreation                                      

Coronavirus Updates:

  • All facilities (Community Center, Griswold and Selby Shelter) are closed until further notice. 
  • Spring registration is postponed until further notice.
  • Rentals through May 1st will be refunded or rescheduled. Please contact Julie Sergent ( if you would like to reschedule your rental. All refunds will be in check form, and will be mailed out to the rental payee.
  • Playgrounds, basketball courts, pickleball courts, tennis courts, the skatepark, and sports fields are all closed. Parks including the dog park and trails remain open, but are under observation pending evaluation of social distancing practices. 

Please click here for more information about membership extensions, program cancellations, and rental refunds/rescheduling.

Complete Worthington COVID-19 updates, cancellations and resources.



The Parks and Recreation Department manages the programs and facilities located at both the Community Center and Griswold Center, as well as more than 200 acres of parkland in the City of Worthington.


To create community through exceptional parks, programs, facilities, and events


Worthington Parks & Recreation will…

  • Provide safe, family-friendly environments
  • Provide exceptional maintenance and cleanliness
  • Lead in community health and wellness
  • Provide innovative parks and recreation
  • Be positive people providing fun interactions
  • Strive for sustainable practices.