Parks & Recreation
Welcome to the City of Chillicothe's Parks & Recreation Department. The Parks & Recreation Department maintains the parks and bike paths within Chillicothe city limits.
About Our Director:
Bill Bonner a Chillicothe native has been the Parks & Recreation Director for 3 years. Bill is a Graduate of Bishop Flaget High School, received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Dayton and his Master’s degree from Ohio University. Bill has spent many terms on city council, as both a council at large and Fifth Ward representative. Bill spent most of his free time growing up in Poland Park, so the parks have a very special place in his heart. Currently Bill is a member of the Chillicothe Board of Education.
Please call (740) 772-5626 to check availability and to reserve a shelter for your special event. Individuals interested in renting a shelter, do not have to fill out a Shelter House Reservation Form but are welcomed to do so if they wish. The quickest way to reserve a shelter is to call and leave a message or send an email.
Planning an event? Event Coordinators may fill out a Special Events Application and email it or drop it off at 35 S. Paint St.