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Parks & Recreation

415 S. Vandemark Rd.
Mail: 201 W. Poplar St.
Sidney, OH 45365

For shelter reservations, please call the parks offices at, 937-498-8155










Parks and Recreation Director:
Duane Gaier
Phone: (937) 498-8105
Fax: (937) 498-8109

Facilities Maintenance Supervisor:
Jim Heuing
Phone: (937) 498-8156

Recreation Specialist:
Jennie Rogers
Phone: (937) 498-8155

Park Ranger:
Justin Aselage
Phone: (937) 498-2335 (ext. 8455)



If being outdoors is what you call a great time, you're going to love Sidney. The parks in Sidney have everything you need nearby: 450 acres of lush parklands including the 226 acre nature preserve known as Tawawa Park, roughly 16 miles of dual use and nature trails throughout the parks system, 18 neighborhood parks which are within ¼ mile of most residences, teeming sports complexes for both youth and adult leagues and a 612,000 gallon aquatic facility with a 30’ high, 295’ long spiral and speed waterslide to cool you off in the hot Ohio summers.

Mission Statement
The Parks and Recreation mission is to improve community services and facilities with regard to safety, education, recreation, and public health.

Major Objectives
The eight major objectives for the Parks and Recreation Department include:
1. Utilizing the Miami River corridor
2. Developing a walkway/bikeway system linking parks and neighborhoods
3. Establishing guidelines for future park planning
4. Determining recreational facility needs
5. Promoting passive open space development
6. Expanding recreational programming
7. Inventory/analyzing existing parks
8. Updating park development standards


Great Miami Riverway Tour de Way



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