Park Projects

Olentangy Fishing Access Improvements

We will be continuing to work on the perimeter of the fishing access parking lot and lower trail. The improvements will be adding gravel to the lower parking lot access trail and grading around the perimeter of the parking lot and some additional clearing of honeysuckle.

Olentangy Fishing Access Pickle Ball Court

We will be converting the four lower tennis courts into six permanent pickle ball courts. This will take place in late April or early May. Total Tennis has been contracted to do the work. Updates on exact time the project will begin will be coming soon.

Police Department Retaining Wall and Sign Bed Landscape  (on hold due to wet conditions)

The timber retaining wall on the north boundary of the police department parking lot will be removed including the plant material and replaced with a versa-lock type retaining wall and new landscaping. Type of plant material is still to be determined. This project should begin around April 9 and end around April 23rd.

The landscaping around the Police Department entry sign will be removed and replaced. The plant material for this project is still to be determined. This project will start April 16th and end around April 30th.

Snouffer Mounds Sod Work (on hold due to wet conditions)

The sod work on the snouffer mound project will begin March 26th and end March 30. All remaining trees will be planted and grading work will be complete.

Snouffer/Perry Honeysuckle and invasive Removal

The creek that runs between Snouffer Rd Park and Perry Park will be cleared from honeysuckle and other invasive plants to help establish vistas between the parks. We will be planting back native trees and plants by the end of the year. The project will begin April 16 and May 1st.