park board picture




Park Spring Cleanup will take place on Satruday, April 1, 10 a.m. weather permitting. This will be held in conjunction with the April Board meeting. We will be getting the flower beds ready for the spring planting. Pleae bring your own work gloves. If you are interested in volunteering and have questions, please contact the Records clerk at 440-986-2222 ext. 5 or [email protected] .




Basketball Court Dedication  was held on September 30th. The court, hoops and future bench were made possible through a Lorain County Public Health - Healthy Places Grant, generous donations of monetary gifts and time from: Dan & Stephanie Hyster, Donna Palmer, Donnie Street, volunteers Donnie Street and Virgil Flynn, Consumers Concrete, Alvarado Landscape, Schlechter Brothers, supporter Alan Januzzi, grant writer Stephanie Koscho, the workers at Diggers of Ohio, Mayor Leshinski and Council. Most of all we would like to thank board  member Thomas Pellittieri for all of his hard work and spearheading this project.


Wildflower Donations

Do you need to divide your coneflowers and black-eyed susans? Think about donating them to the park in the spring of 2022 Contact Laurie at [email protected] for further information. The park will begin using pollinator friendly weed spray and will be preparing 2 areas for planting wildflower beds. Look for the changes in the coming months!

Park Board Meeting

Board meetings are the first Thursday of the month 7:30 p.m. at the park pavilion weather permitting.

About the Park

The 18+ acre park is located on West Main Street.  The entrance is on the south side of the street marked by a sign reading “SOUTH AMHERST COMMUNITY PARK”.  You  may also enter  the park from Palmer Path which is located from the corner of Church and Eberhardt Streets.  There is parking, a picnic pavilion, playground, and walking path.   The walking path is open year around, weather permitting (during the winter, please park in front of the gates).

Park Hours are from dawn to dusk.  For use of the pavilion please click on the yellow "How do I" button for a permit form and instructions. Or you can select a date in the calendar below.  The rental rate is $20.00 per four (4) hours or $40.00 per day. Payment is nonrefundable and dates may be rescheduled within the same calendar year if needed.   Further questions contact the village hall at 986-2222 ext. 5 or [email protected]

No motorized vehicles are allowed beyond the parking area.
No dumping in the Park.
No grills are allowed on the picnic tables.
Dogs are allowed, must be on a leash and waste must be picked up.  There are dog stations available.

Come see, explore and enjoy this valuable asset.

← {{ months[monthPrev.getMonth()].slice(0, 3) }}
{{ months[month.getMonth()] }} {{ month.getFullYear() }}
{{ months[monthNext.getMonth()].slice(0, 3) }} →
{{ day }}

There are no available slots for {{ daySelected.toLocaleDateString() }}