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Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a parking or admission cost?
 
Don Edwards Park does not charge a parking charge. However certain events including, high school games, OHSAA events, tournaments, collegiate games and etc. are subject to a daily admission cost. All of our movie nights, firework events and community events are free to the public. If you have a question regarding admission costs for a particular event please contact us via Facebook or the director of the tournament/event. No over night parking is permitted and Don Edwards Park is not responsible for any damage to vehicles. 

What is the parks accessibility for the elderly or handicapped? 
Don Edwards Park does offer a multitude of handicap parking. During league plays and certain dates individuals are able to drive back to our back fields. However when an admission is charged parking is limited to the front of our facility and the back fields can only be accessed by foot. 


Do you require teams to stay at predetermined hotels for your tournaments?
Don Edwards Park has partnered with HelmsBriscoe to offer the best accommodations for visitors playing at our facilities. With all of our tournaments and events we recommend utilizing HelmsBriscoe when booking hotels to ensure the best rate and a smooth stay. Non- Don Edwards Park tournaments may have different “Stay to Play” requirements; please contact your tournament director for information. Book through HelmsBriscoe by contacting Brandon Gessner at [email protected]  614-682-6899

What kind of facilities are offered?
Don Edwards Park and Kiwanis Park features 9 permanently fenced, baseball diamonds for ages 8U-collegiate level; along with two sand volleyball pits. 6 of the diamonds have lights and the parks also offers 3 concession hubs with a full-service concession stand with snack cart services, permanent restrooms and a kids area.

Can I bring in outside food/drink or a grills?
Yes, food and drink may be brought into the park. However, teams are not permitted to have “meal spreads” in the picnic pavilions of the concession areas. Personal coolers are permitted, as long as they are soft sided carrying coolers. NO HARD SIDED ROLLING COOLERS OR GRILLS OF ANY KIND WILL BE PERMITTED INTO OUR FACILITY. 

Can I bring my pets to your facility?
Yes, we love seeing your furry family members! Pets must be on a leash or under the direct control of their owner and you must properly clean up after them. We ask that pets are kept off of the playing areas of the fields and kids area. Check out our Facebook for information on our "Bark at the Park" Nights. 

How do I know if games are still on in inclement weather?
Our Facebook page is the normal one location for live updates regarding the playability of our fields and information regarding cancellations and schedule changes. For outside tournaments please refer to your tournament director. 

Is smoking or alcohol permitted? 
Outside Alcohol is strictly prohibited. Smoking and tobacco products are prohibited. Designated smoking areas are available outside of the fenced complexes.

What are some exciting things to do in Licking County during our visit? 
Licking County and Central Ohio is a truly unique destination with a multitude of interesting shops, restaurants and attractions! For more information head over to our Visitors Information Page! Want more information on our county? Check out the Explore Licking County Website! 
https://explorelc.org


We hope you found this section informative, but if you still have questions, please contact the Buckeye Valley Family YMCA Sports Office at 740-349-9678.

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Don Edwards Park

429 Ohio St. 
Newark, Ohio 43055
Phone : 740-349-9678
Email : [email protected]
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