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Parks & Recreation

Welcome to the New Albany resource for outdoor adventure! Information found on this page includes family friendly, outdoor fun and links designed to help you and your family fit and healthy.

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Healthy New Albany

Browse information on health and fitness activities sponsored within the City of New Albany including a program inspired by Peletonia to encourage women of all ages to cycle. Additional information is available on the New Albany Farmer’s Market, a lecture series, the health expo, and more!

Metro Parks

Maps, hiking information, and directions for Columbus area and Franklin County Metro Parks systems are available online. The site also offers special programs and contests offered in the metro parks including a hiking and walking series, an event for the family pet, and a photo contest!

New Albany Parks and Recreation

The mission statement of the New Albany Parks and Recreation department is to “[enrich] the quality of community life by providing recreational programs, well-maintained parks, facilities, and services, delivered in a safe, cost effective manner.” Information and registration for both youth and adult sport leagues as well as outdoor facilities can be found here.

The New Albany Pool at Plains Township

This site contains necessary information for the future Michael Phelps of your family! Find swim lesson and swim team registration, life guard programs, employment opportunities, and directions to this outdoor aquatic center!

Walk with a Doc Program

Looking for a free weekly program that gets you motivated, moving, and out in nature? Then the Just Walk, Walk with a Doc program is for you. With six Columbus area locations and over 20 participating Central Ohio physicians come promote health and wellness through walking!

The New Albany Walking Club

Another weekly walking program this club offers its members the opportunity to walk for recreation, competition and for fitness. Additional services offered by the Walking Club include the chance to earn free gear through participation; seminars on equipment, training, and nutrition, and the chance to promote health and wellness within the community.