Parks and Recreation

The Ossian Parks and Recreation Department

is comprised of five park sites, totaling 80.36 acres. In a community the size of Ossian, this amounts to approximately 1189 square feet per person.

To follow our progress on the Archbold Wilson Park Amphitheater/Pavilion
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Park Board Members
Meetings are the first Monday of each month at 7PM

  • Joe Lewis, President
  • Ashley Harmon-Lewis, Vice President
  • Tim Rohr, Secretary
  • Gary Guenin
  • Dodie Filchak

Melching Park

This is the oldest park in Ossian’s system. It is located on the northeast side of town on Park Street.  This park is 5.2 acres.

  • Splash Pad
  • Open Pavilion with restrooms and electricity. Call the Ossian town hall 260-622-4251 to reserve.
  • Playground Equipment
  • Basketball half court
  • Volleyball court (grass)
  • Horse shoe pits
  • Corn hole boards
  • rental agreement
  • Park rules and regulations

Sandalwood Park

Sandalwood Park is a small neighborhood park, located in the center of Sandalwood Addition. This 1.5 acre park.

  • Open Pavilion

Playground Equipment

Maplewood Park and Tennis Courts

This park is located adjacent to the Ossian Town Hall on Maplewood Street.  This park contains 3.16 acres.

  • Open Pavilion
  • 2 Lighted Tennis courts equipped with Pickle Ball markings
  • Playground Equipment

Archbold Wilson Park

The largest park in Ossian’s system.  This park is 62 acres.

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Community Baseball Diamonds

The Community Baseball Diamonds are adjacent to the Archbold Wilson Park and Ossian Elementary School.
This area consists of four ball diamonds, (little league, minor league and t-ball). The little league and minor league diamonds are lighted.
This facility contains all the amenities to go with the diamonds; including restrooms, picnic area and concessions.
Currently, outside entities provide spring and summer baseball programs.

The Big Diamond is set up for 60, 70, & 80 foot bases. Pitching mounds are set up for 35, 46 & 54 foot.
Minor League Diamond is set up for 60 & 65 foot bases.
Diamond rental is available. rental agreement