About Westerville’s Alum Creek Park North

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AJ May 17, 2022
Updated 2022/06/07 at 11:29 AM
An aerial view of Alum Creek Park North in Westerville, Ohio

Alum Creek Park North is located at 221 W. Main Street in Westerville. It sits on the east bank of Alum Creek, just west of Uptown Westerville and Otterbein University.

The park includes the following amenities:

  • Rotary Amphitheater
  • Electrical Outlets
  • Ball Diamond
  • Lighted Basketball Court
  • Sand Volleyball Court
  • Playground with spider web feature, NEOS 360, swings, train, sand box
  • Drinking Fountains
  • Bike/Leisure Path
  • Emergency Call Out
  • Fishing
  • Benches
  • Flagpole
  • Nature Area: River Front
  • Lightning Prediction System
  • Picnic Area
  • Water Feature: Alum Creek
  • Log Cabin (Scout House)
  • Reservable Shelter

Playground

Alum Creek Park North features a large playground, including a spider web climbing feature, a NEOS 360 interactive game, swings, a train and a sandbox. According to city documents, the playground was built in 2015.

Shelter

Alum Creek Park North has a single 1,260 square foot shelter available for reservations. The shelter can accommodate up to 112 people and includes the following:

  • 12- 8 ft Tables
  • Two Charcoal Grills
  • Lighting
  • Three GFI Outlets
  • ADA Accessible

You can reserve the shelter at the Westerville Parks and Recreation website.

Amphitheater

An aerial view of the amphitheater at Alum Creek Park North

Alum Creek Park North is home to an amphitheater with 1,260 square feet of stage space. It has a bandshell enclosureand three GFCI outlets. The amphitheater is ADA-accessible and includes grass seating.

Bathroom

Bathrooms with indoor plumbing are available immediately adjacent to the playground and amphitheater and a short walk from the shelter. They are locked after park hours.

Other facts

The park sits on 11.92 acres of land. There are 45 parking spaces available, including three ADA-accessible spaces. The land for the park was acquired by the city in 1934 and 1940, with development beginning in 1935.

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