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Boettler Park

5300 Massillon Road

This 82-acre park features the award-winning Heritage Hill Playground, 1/2 mile walking trail, the Lichtenwalter Historic Schoolhouse, soccer fields, pickleball and volleyball courts, and 8-acres of wetland. 


 Features

  • 1.2-mile asphalt walking trail
  • 1885 Lichtenwalter Historic Schoolhouse
  • 8 acres of protected wetland
  • Access to Southgate Park
  • Basketball Court
  • Disc Golf Course
  • Ten Pickleball Courts (6 permanent and 4 temporary courts) -- COMING SOON - LIGHTING!! 
  • Two Tennis Courts -- COMING SOON - LIGHTING!!
  • Fishing pond
  • Ten Youth Soccer Fields
  • Two Lighted Sand Volleyball Courts
  • Two pavilions, Reserve pavilion 
  • Two playgrounds including Heritage Hill Playground, a 30,000 square foot playground that includes a gaga ball pit
  • Two restroom facilities



Park History


Green's first public recreational park was dedicated on November 22, 1997. The park consists of 82 acres and is Green's most visitied park in its park system. Boettler Park plays host to hundreds of children that participate each spring and fall in the Green Soccer Association; and is the host venue for Green's annual FreedomFest, and Art-a-Palooza, a fine arts show.

Fishing Pond


Young and old fisherman are invited to wet their lines for the catch of the day.  No fishing license is required. Residents are encouraged to throw back the small ones.  Please discard of trash and any loose fishing line in the waste containers provided near the pond. 

Sports & Picnics


Tennis, pickleball, sand volleyball, disc golf, and basketball are popular activities at Boettler Park. From April through October the courts are available from dawn to dusk.

Picnicking has become a favorite activity for families at Boettler Park. The pavilions are a popular place to host family reunions, parties, and other celebrations. The Freda Hunter Bates pavilion can accommodate 200 people and the Boettler pavilion can hold 100 people.

Historic Schoolhouse

Boettler Park is home to the historic 1885 Lichtenwalter one room schoolhouse. Largely destroyed by an arson fire in 2016, the City has completed restoration of the schoolhouse. Green's 3rd grade classes use the Lichtenwalter schoolhouse in partnership with the Green Historical Society to learn about school in the 1800s.

Playground

Boettler Park consists of two playgrounds.  A large 25,000 square foot playground sits atop one of the highest elevation points in the park.  Heritage Hill Playground was originally built in 2002 by 400 community volunteers.  The playground was rebuilt in 2016 with approximately 200 volunteers and is enjoyed by thousands of children each year.  A smaller tot playground is located behind the historic schoolhouse.  This playground was originally built in 1997 and rebuilt in 2020.  This playground has features that attend to the needs of special needs children encouraging for interactive play among children and adults.

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