Dave Tener
Parks & Recreation Director
Office: 740.772.5626

City Recreation Programs

City Youth Baseball League
Henry Vallette
City Youth Soccer League
Zach Breth
Phone: 740.701.4933
Pony League
Roger Davis
Phone: 740.701.8887
Pony League Schedule
Girls Softball
Dr. Brandy Spaulding
Phone: 740-253-9558
Adult Softball
Ted Fuchs
Phone: 740.701.9351
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Parks & Recreation Department

The Parks and Recreation Department maintains the listed parks and bike paths within Chillicothe city limits. We also reserve shelter houses for special events, regulate pass sales for the Donald M. Smith Memorial Pool, maintain Millennium Grove, the Tree Commission, and coordinate city baseball, softball, soccer, and football leagues as well as arts and crafts classes, the Fourth of July fireworks display, annual Christmas decoration contest, Arbor Day celebrations, and other annual events.

For a list of parks in Chillicothe, click here.

The City of Chillicothe is currently accepting reservations for the rental of Shelter houses in our Park's System, including Yoctangee Park for 2015.

Please call (740) 772-5626 or (740) 773-2700 to check availability and to reserve a shelter for your special event.

Special Events Application

Shelter House Reservation Form

Map of Yoctangee Park

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Click here for the information on BATS! (scheduled for Sept. 6)

Current Parks and Recreation Staff

  • Supervisor - Ted Nelson
  • Groundskeeper - Mark Goodman
  • Groundskeeper - Troy Karshner
  • Groundskeeper - James Paugh
  • Truck Driver - Dwite Compher


Parks and Recreation Board

  • Councilman - Bill Bonner
  • Director - Mike Green


  • Robert Barnhart
  • Robert Harris
  • Geoff Wayland

The Parks and Recreation Board meets the third Wednesday of every month at 5:00 PM in the first floor conference room of the City Administration Building at 35 South Paint Street.


City Sports Activities

Chillicothe Flag Football League (250) Kids

Runs from July to Mid August through November
Wednesday - Saturday 10 teams
5-7 year olds and 8-10 year olds
League fee at $60 per player.

Dan Wiltshire - 740.701.6274

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