5 Super Fun Playgrounds in Upper Arlington

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Explore Upper Arlington, Ohio with your kids by visiting one of these fun parks and playgrounds!

Upper Arlington offers us its fair share of parks and playgrounds for exploring and playing! Two of them are even connected to a library which makes for a full day outing in itself! While in Upper Arlington, check out Tremont Goodie Shop for a yummy treat or pop into Cover to Cover Books for Children!

5 Super Fun Parks and Playgrounds in Upper Arlington, Ohio:

1. Northam Park

  • 2070 Northam Rd, Upper Arlington, OH 43221

Northam Park in Upper Arlington

Northam Park was remodeled a few years ago and new play equipment was added. This is a fun, natural feeling park with soft ground and a couple  of different play areas. I love the natural elements to this park like a tree trunk balance beam and tree stumps for hopping. The play structures even look like tree houses!

Northam Park Playground in Upper Arlington

What makes this park extra fun is that it is next to the Upper Arlington Public Library – which makes for a well-rounded outing to the park! There is a large parking lot here and it is also home to the Upper Arlington Farmer’s Market during the summer and fall!

Northam Park in Upper Arlington

2. Fancyburg Park

  • 3375 Kioka Ave, Upper Arlington, OH 43221

Fancyburg Park in Upper Arlington

Fancyburg Park is a great park for kids of all ages! There are two separate play structures, one for older kids and one for toddlers. There are also a fun play houses for toddlers!

Upper Arlington Playground: Fancyburg Park

This park has a lot of mature trees and shade plus a picnic shelter! There’s a lot of green space here to run around!

upper arlington park: Fancyburg

3. Thompson Park

  • 4250 Woodbridge Rd, Upper Arlington, OH 43220

Thompson Park playground in Upper Arlington, Ohio

Thompson Park is another great Upper Arlington park to add to your list! My boys have loved playing here and it is particularly beautiful in the fall! There is a path to walk and baseball fields.

Thompson Park, Upper Arlington

This playground in Upper Arlington has a couple of play structures, ride on animals, balance beams, climbing structures, slides and a couple of infant swings!

Thompson Park in Upper Arlington

4. Wickliffe Playground (Castle Park)

  • 2405 Wickliffe Rd., Upper Arlington, Ohio 43221

Castle Park in Upper Arlington, Ohio

One of the most unique parks in Upper Arlington, the playground at Wickliffe Progressive Elementary School is affectionately known as the “Castle Park” and for good reason! Since this playground is a school playground, it is only available to the public during non-school hours.

Castle Park in Upper arlington, Ohio

There is tons of fun to be had here: tires to climb, turrets to hide in, a wooden train engine, slides and much more! It’s the perfect park for hide and seek!

Castle Park - Wycliffe Playground - in Upper Arlington

 5. Miller Park

  • 1903 Arlington Ave, Upper Arlington, OH 43212

Miller Park and Playground in Upper Arlington, Ohio

Miller Park is a smaller playground, but it is extra fun because it is next to the Miller Park Library and a creek and ravine. This park would make for a fun morning outing if you include the library and play time in the ravine.

Miller Park in Upper Arlington, Ohio

There are two play areas here, one with taller structures and slides and a smaller area for toddlers that has ride on toys and some interactive elements. There is also a tire swing here and regular swings. 

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5 Super Fun Playgrounds in Dublin

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Looking for a great playground or park in Dublin, Ohio? Try out one of these 5 super fun parks for a day out with the kids in Dublin!

Dublin, a northwest suburb of Columbus, Ohio, is home to many beautiful and fun parks and playgrounds! There are play structures for all ability levels and don’t miss Leatherlips, a classic landmark in Scioto Park!

5 Super Fun Parks and Playgrounds in Dublin, Ohio:

1. Coffman Park

  • 5200 Emerald Pkwy, Dublin, OH 43017

Coffman Park in Dublin Ohio

Coffman Park is a huge park complex with a skating rink, amphitheater, rec center and playground area. For best access to the playground area, park in the parking lot near City Hall.

boy on slide at park in dublin ohio

My son loved this slide with 3 different heights! We spent a lot of time here!

Coffman Park in Dublin, Ohio

This play structure has a lot of musical-themed activities like drums, bells and horns! The park area surrounding the playground is beautiful for walking and enjoying the green space. 

2. Emerald Fields

  • 4040 Wyandotte Woods Blvd, Dublin, OH 43016

Emerald Fields Park in Dublin Ohio

This very colorful playground has several different play areas including swings, balance structures, and an NEOS 360  Interactive playground. The main play structure is completely accessible, there are musical features here, too and a really cute dinosaur bike rack!

This park is also great because of the spongy surface, making it mostly mud-free!

Emerald Fields playground in Dublin, Ohio

There is plenty of parking for this playground and a restroom is close by!

Emerald Fields playground in Dublin

3. Scioto Park

  • 7377 Riverside Dr, Dublin, OH 43017

Scioto Park in Dublin, Ohio

There are two play structures in this playground off Riverside Drive in Dublin: one for older kids and one for toddlers! Nearby the playground area is a creek that is fun for exploring!

Playground at Scioto Park in Dublin, Ohio

Scioto Park is also home to the famous Leatherlips Monument, a striking feature in the side of the hill. Leatherlips was the first outdoor public sculpture dedicated by the Dublin Arts Council!

Chief Leatherlips was known for being a friend to Native Americans and the white settlers in the area. He was given the name Leatherlips because of his reputation of never breaking a promise!

Leatherlips sculpture in Scioto Park in Dublin, Ohio

4. Amberleigh Park

  • 4715 Vista Ridge Dr, Dublin, OH 43017

boy at Amberleigh Park in Dublin, Ohio

This park has been a favorite of ours because of it’s unique and very cute little play town! My kids have especially loved the fire truck!

playground at Amberleigh Park in Dublin, Ohio

There are a few different components to this playground in addition to the little town, including swings, a slide built into a small hill and a couple of climbing structures. There is a pavilion close by with restrooms and plenty of room for a picnic!

play structures at Amberleigh Park in Dublin, Ohio

5. Miracle League Playground at Darree Fields

  • 6259 Cosgray Rd, Dublin, OH 43016

Miracle Playground at Darree Fields in Dublin, Ohio

Darree Fields is a huge sports complex in Dublin and includes the Miracle League Field, an accessible baseball field, and Miracle League Playground of Dublin, a playground for children of all ability levels.

Darree Fields playground in Dublin, Ohio

It’s not a huge playground area, but it’s a great option for kids who are in wheelchairs! There are swings, monkey bars and some musical chimes!

Feel free to leave your suggestion for a great park or playground in Dublin, Ohio in the comments!

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5 Super Fun Playgrounds in Grove City

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These 5 parks and playgrounds in Grove City, Ohio will keep your kids entertained and tired out for nap time!

Grove City, just southwest of Columbus, offers a cute downtown area, a really amazing new library, a Metro Park and some really cool accessible playgrounds for kids of all ability levels! 

These 5 parks in Grove City are super fun and very unique! If you’re looking to round out your trip to one of these playgrounds try out Transcend Coffee in Grove City Town Center or a good old fashioned donut stop at Jolly Pirate Donuts

5 Super Fun Parks and Playgrounds in Grove City, Ohio:

1. Windsor Park Dream Field Playground

  • 3400 Ventura Blvd, Grove City, OH 43123

Kids playing on Merry Go Round at Windsor Park, Grove City, Ohio

The Dream Field Playground at Windsor Park is an amazing park for kids of all abilities. Windsor Park is quite a large complex with several baseball fields and shelters. The playground area has a soft turf and is wheelchair accessible. 

windsor park in Grove City

The playground area is nice and spread out and there are quite a few umbrellas for shade. There is also a large pavilion area for eating!Windsor Park Playground in Grove City

2. Fryer Park

  • 3899 Orders Rd, Grove City, OH 43123

Fryer Park, Space Themed park in Grove City, Ohio

Fryer Park is a unique playground because of it’s space theme! The sun, moon and planets are represented in this park that also has a sand pit, swings and  This park is next to the Grove City YMCA and Century Village. Rotary Lake is close by too, with catch and release fishing! There is also a nice walking path and sledding hill!

Sand Pit at Fryer Park in Grove City Ohio

A splash pad was recently added to the park and it also has a space theme!

splash pad in Grove City, Ohio

This playground in Grove City is ideal for toddlers. It’s a rather flat playground, which is great for kids who aren’t quite ready for climbing and tall slides. There is a small climbing area better for older kids, but overall, I would recommend this playground for younger kids.

boys playing at Fryer Park in Grove City Ohio

3. Gantz Park

  • 2255 Home Rd, Grove City, OH 43123

Gantz Park Playground in Grove City, Ohio

Gantz Park in Grove City was remodeled in 2019 and offers a lot of fun, nature-themed features. There is a play structure for older kids and a separate play structure for toddlers. There is also a large pavilion area for eating or shade!

toddler play structure at Gantz Park in Grove City, Ohio

The Gardens at Gantz are adjacent and beautiful to walk through! Along the park is a creek that is popular for creeking and a super tall slide that is built into a hill! The slide is super fast, be forewarned!

boy playing at Gantz Park in Grove City, Ohio

slide in Gantz Park in Grove City, Ohio

4. Scioto Grove Metro Park

  • 5172 Jackson Pike, Grove City, OH 43123

Playground at Scioto Grove Metro Park

One of the newer Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks, Scioto Grove Metro Park has a lot of scenic paths for hiking and walking and it has a small but mighty playground!

Large Slide at the playground at Scioto Grove Metro Park, Grove City, Ohio

This playground area within Scioto Metro Park is best for older kids! It’s largely made of netting and requires a good bit of climbing to get to the tallest slide! There is also a set of slides at the playground area!

Playground area at Scioto Grove Metro Park in Grove City, Ohio

5. Henceroth Park

  • 2075 Mallow Ln, Grove City, OH 43123

Playground in Grove City: Henceroth Park

Henceroth Park has been a favorite of my kids since they were little! If you have kids who are vehicle lovers, this neighborhood park in Grove City will offer tons of fun! 

Train at Henceroth Park in Grove City, Ohio

Vehicles featured are a train, boat and jeep! There are also swings and a larger climbing structure that would work well for older kids!

Jeep play structure at Henceroth Park in Grove City Ohio

Do you have a favorite park or playground in Grove City, Ohio? Leave a note in the comments!

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