New Parks in Obetz – Braehead Nature Preserve, Area 51 Disc Golf Course

Obetz has two brand new parks: Braehead Nature Preserve and the Obetz Disc Golf Course known as “Area 51.”   Braehead is located on Bixby Road next to Luxottica Optical Center. A nature preserve is a protected area of importance for wildlife or features of geological or other special interest, which is reserved and managed for conservation. Continue reading…

Columbus Dispatch – Police playing kickball with neighborhood kids humanizes badge

http://www.dispatch.com/ Follow the link to read about this event and see some great pictures of OPD’s Officer Fout! This event was part of a nationwide effort to bring together police and neighborhood kids for recreation, cookouts, and community conversation. The Columbus Recreation and Parks Department is partnering with law enforcement officers from across the country Continue reading…

OPD visit Obetz Kids Camp

The Obetz Police Department were able to visit the Obetz Kids Camp again! This time they were able to teach the older age group about bike safety. The kids had a blast riding in the Obetz Arctic Cat vehicle and learning their way around the police truck! Thank you Sergeant Ellison and Officer Maynard!  

GREAT Bus System

In 2015, Obetz teamed with the City of Groveport and the Central Ohio Transit Agency (COTA) to offer bus service from COTA Line 22 stops in Obetz to businesses in the industrial parks. The RED LINE will be stopping at 12 locations in the Village of Obetz. To find out more about the service, visit www.cota.com/great or HERE or Continue reading…

Fortress Obetz

2015 Recreation Trail Fortress Obetz is a 6,500 seat entertainment facility on the site of the former Columbus Motor Speedway in Obetz, Ohio. In September 2016, Obetz purchased the Columbus Motor Speedway. Obetz has developed it into a community asset to host concerts, farmers’ markets, trade shows, sporting events, festivals, and other community activities. In its Continue reading…

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