Parks & Recreation Director

Tammy Braskett

The availability of city parks and recreational activities is a vital part of the health

and happiness of our community!  The mission of the City of London Parks and Recreation Department is to preserve, manage, and enhance public

lands and natural resources and to develop programs  for recreation and learning.  

We are proud to provide the community a wide variety of recreational programming

and services. The department continues to revise and expand program offerings in response to the needs and interests of the residents of London. 


 The city maintain four community parks and public lands that cover 143 acres. The community parks offer facilities for activities including basketball, softball, skate boarding, swimming and other fitness activities.

  • Along with newly renovated, accessible and inclusive playground equipment, Cowling Park located in downtown London, offers a gazebo and shelter house.  Both are available to rent on an hourly basis.

  • The Park Avenue basketball and skate park is a popular place for youth to gather.

  • Merri-Mac Park located south of downtown is home to several baseball fields and host adult softball leagues throughout the summer. 

Click her for more details about our adult softball programs.


London Municipal Pool

205 Park Avenue 

London, Ohio 43140

Office - 740-852-9051

The 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. 

Due to COVID-19 health and capacity guidlines, the pool is currently open from 12-7pm, Wednesday through Sunday.  

Please click the links below for current rates and program information:

  • Pool Rates

  • Swim Lessons

  • Adult Water Aerobics

  • Adult Sand Volleyball 


The Community Center is home to our youth sports leagues offered throughout the year in the gymnasium.

The gymnasium offers basketball teams/leagues an opportunity to utilize up to six basketball hoops (or one full-sized court) and volleyball teams/leagues the opportunity to showcase two courts at the same time.

The gymnasium also has the availability to lower a curtain to separate two teams at the same time. 


Several of the city spaces are available for hourly rental:

  • The Cowling Park Shelter & Gazebo 

  • Municipal Pool Shelter & Picnic Tables

  • City Hall Conference Room

  • City Hall Multi-Purpose Room

To check the availability of our facilities, CLICK HERE.

Click on the links for more information.  

To rent a facility, please call the

City Administration office at


City Parks & Recreation Department

20 S. Walnut Street, Suite 107

London, Ohio 43140

Office - 740-852-4462

Fax - 740-852-7028

Information regarding youth sports, swim activities and rental facility avaialibility is subject to change due the COVID-19 health crisis.  For updated information, please call the City Administration Office at 852-3243.

Click HERE for information about 

the youth volleyball league