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Welcome to Don Edwards Park!


The Buckeye Valley Family YMCA is the largest provider of youth sports in Licking County and one of the leading providers in Central Ohio!

Don Edwards Park is just minutes away from endless entertainment! Downtown Newark offers a variety of dining options such as Barrel and Boar, The Buckeye Winery, Elliots Wood Fired Kitchen and Tap, The Works Deli, 31 West and more! In addition to that be sure to check out all of the great things happening at The Works Museum, Buckeye Lake and The Velvet Old Ice Cream Parlor Mill. For more exciting things to do while in Licking County check out the Explore Licking County Page at 



Hotel Information

Don Edwards Park is partnering with HelmsBriscoe to offer the best accommodations for visitors playing any of our facilities. Buckeye Valley Family YMCA  baseball and  softball tournaments are not “Stay to Play” events; however, we recommend utilizing HelmsBriscoe when booking hotels. Non-BVFYMCA tournaments may have different “Stay to Play” requirements; please contact your tournament director for information. Book through HelmsBriscoe by contacting:

Brandon Gessner
[email protected]     |     614-682-6899



Buckeye Valley Sports Department 

Don Edwards Park and Kiwanis Park is proudly operated by the  Buckeye Valley Family YMCA Sports Department, we host over 1,750 annual sporting events. Each year, over 150,000 athletes and spectators visit a Buckeye Valley Family YMCA facility. Thank you for choosing to spend your time at our park! 


Don Edwards Park

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