Visit London Ohio's Parks

Cowling Park

cowling park

Cowling Park, located on North Main Street, features a playground equipment, picnic and shelter facilities and open green space.  The park is also home to many events including family movie nights, concerts, parades, day camps, and other city celebrations.

The Gazebo
The Gazebo, built in 1986, is a beautiful spot to relax and get out of the hot summer sun.  

Shelter House
The shelter house includes restroom facilities available throughout the summer months.  The picnic pavilion can hold approximately 40 people comfortably.

Rent our facilities!
The Department of Parks and Recreation will help you reserve a space for your next event.  To inquire about and cost and availability, please call the City Administration office at (740) 852-3243.  

Merri-Mac Park

Merri MacMerri-Mac Park is located on Toland Avenue, and is widley known as the athletic park in London. Residents often visit Merri-Mac park for adult softball leagues and youth baseball games. 

Shelter Facilities
A shelter house is available for reservations at Meri-Park.  It is located near the entrance of the park, close to a basketball court and swing set. 

Reserving Your Date
The sheter house and ball fields are available for private events. Please call the City Administration office at (740) 852-3243 to inquire about cost and availability.  

Park Avenue

DSC01915Ball Field
The Park Avenue ball field is home to local softball teams.  The park is reserved for practices and games throughout the summer months, however, the sandlot is open to the public when not in use.  

Basket Ball
Two basketball courts are fenced in and a perfect place to meet your friends for quick pick-up game.

Skate Park
Test your skills on the quarter pipes and grind rails, located right beside the basketball courts. 

Rental Information
These facilities can be rented for private use.  Please call the City Administration office at (740) 852-3243 for cost and availability.

Creekside Community Garden

Love gardening but have no space?

london ohio community gardenLondon's Creekside Community Garden has plots available for rent. Spaces are available in the spring through the fiirst Monday in November.  The garden is located at the corner of Park Avenue and Walnut Street.

  • Reserve your 10' x 10' plot to grow your favorite, fresh produce. 

Please call the City’s Administration office at (740) 852-3243 to inquire about cost and availablity. 

London Municipal Pool

citypool 280The London Municipal Pool is located at 205 Park Avenue in London. The aquatic facility was built in 1939, and includes a main swimming pool, diving well, baby pool, handicapped pool, and an adults only racing pool.

The water is clean, the staff is friendly and the patrons are great! We invite you to come experience one of the great treasures of Madison County. Open seven days a week (weather permitting!) from 12:00pm to 8:00pm.

To inquire about renting the facilities, please call the pool office at (740) 852-9051.

Ohio Erie Trail

trailsThe Ohio-Erie trail is accessible from East Center Street and West High Street  in London. The trails provide a safe area for families to walk, ride bikes or recreate away from automobile and commercial traffic. 

Center Street (SR 665) Trail Head
The Center Street trail head was opened in November of 2010 after the Friends of Madison County Parks and Trails completed a 10 car parking lot and 140-foot multipurpose path to connect to the trail. The 6.5 mile portion of the trail, located within the City limits is known as Roberts-Pass, named after local leaders that spearheaded the trail project (Wayne Roberts and Gene Pass). 

West High Street (US-42) Trail Head)
The High Street trail head is located at 280 West High Street, behind the Madison County Senior Center. Visitors to the trail will be able to enjoy a shelter facility for both shade relief and picnic stops. The portion of the trail that extends from the Ciy limits to South Charleston is known as the Prarie-Grass trail. 

Before traveling on the Ohio-Erie bike trail through our community, visit the official homepage of the Friends of Madison County Parks and Trails for maps, trail news, and area attractions.