Kayak & Canoe Launches

GRANVILLE, OHIO (June 24, 2023) Do you enjoy kayaking or canoeing? If so, you may want to load up your vehicle and check out our kayak and canoe launches at both Riverview Reserve (375 Ohio Street, Newark, OH) and Staddens Landing (11059 Staddens Bridge Road, Newark, OH).

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2022 Annual Report

GRANVILLE, OHIO (May 3, 2023) The 2022 Licking Park District Annual Report is now available on our website, www.lickingparkdistrict.com. The report details accomplishments in programming, volunteers, and park improvement projects.

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New Lighting at Paws 2 Play Dog Park

GRANVILLE, OHIO (November 22, 2022) New lighting has been installed at the Paws 2 Play Dog Park at Infirmary Mound Park (4351 Lancaster Road, Granville, OH 43023). These lights will turn on automatically at dusk and remain on until approximately 9 pm. Although the rest of the park closes at dusk, dog park users are allowed to remain at the dog park until the lights go out.

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Kyle Lund Named New Director of the Licking Park District

GRANVILLE, OHIO (September 8, 2022) The Board of Park Commissioners announces the appointment of Kyle Lund as the new Director of the Licking Park District. Kyle has an extensive background in park and recreation operations, having served 19 ½ years with the City of Groveport, Ohio; the first 7 years as the Parks and Recreation Director, and the last 12 ½ years as the Recreation Director.

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Bike Trail Maintenance Agreement

GRANVILLE, OHIO (August 19, 2022) Well-maintained bike trails are a tremendous asset to all Licking County residents and visitors. Beginning in the 1980s, maintaining these trails in unincorporated areas of Licking County was the responsibility of the Board of Licking County Commissioners. After the creation of the Licking Park District, the District assumed more of the maintenance responsibilities, especially after voters approved a park levy in 2012.

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Bike Trail Safety

GRANVILLE, OHIO (August 12, 2022) Riding your bike on the T.J. Evans bike trail is a fun way to be active and enjoy the outdoors. But having fun means keeping safety in mind too. Even experienced riders have accidents sometimes, and hopefully, these tips will keep you thinking about your and others’ safety so that everyone can have a good time on the bike trail.

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