Parks

Veterans Memorial Park

Located on the corner of Fairview & College St., the Jackson Center Veterans Memorial Park is dedicated to all those who served our nation and made the ultimate sacrifice. It is open year round, and features night lighting. There is a memorial service held at Veterans Park every Memorial Day.  The park features a monumental stone dedicated in 1994 to the Men and Women who have honorably served our Country.  The park also features a paver brick walk with the names of residents, groups and businesses of Jackson Center.

Wally Byam Memorial Park

The Village of Jackson Center is proud to offer an 8 acre municipal park to its residents which is located on the east side of the Village at the corner of State Route 274 (Pike Street) and Parkview Drive.  The park features a municipal pool with a spray park, covered shelby houses (with electric service), restrooms, picnic areas, four lighted tennis courts three basketball courts and new playground equipment.

The park features two shelter houses that are available on a first-come basis or can be reserved thru the village office by calling (937) 596-6314. Electric service is available in each of the shelter houses.

  • Shelter House #1 has six 10' picnic tables and can accommodate 60 people.
  • Shelter House #2 has four 10' picnic tables and two 6' picnic tables and can accommodate 52 people.

While at the park you children can enjoy the playground equipment, swings, two basketball courts and four tennis courts.   The basketball and tennis courts are available on a first come, first serve basis.

If you enjoy walking, this park features a paved walking track that begins at the restroom/storage building and extends around the playground equipment to the north all the way back around to the restroom/storage building.  You can also take a walk in the woods on the north side of the park.  There is a cleared, rugged walking trail that leads back to a pond on the north side of the park property.

There is a small parking area that you can enter from East College Street or from the Swimming Pool Drive.  There is also parking available on Parkview Drive along the west side of the street.