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Jesse Owens West Park

Corner of Kenny and Carmack Roads • Driving Directions 

Located south of Fred Beekman Park and next to Jesse Owens West Tennis Center, the park has a batter wall, disc golf course and grass field space available for soccer, cricket and other activities. The north side of the park features the cricket pitch, which is artificial turf surrounded by grass field. 

Autumn 2018

Sunday, August 19- Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Monday – Thursday: 4 p.m. - Midnight
Friday: 4 - 11 p.m.
Saturday: 10a.m. - 10 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. - Midnight

Labor Day Weekend
September 1 | CLOSED
September 2 – 3 | 10 a.m. - Midnight 

Autumn Break
October 10 – 12 | 4 - 11 p.m.
October 13 | CLOSED
October 14 | 10 a.m. - Midnight 

Special Notes The park will be closed beginning Wednesday, November 21, 2018 and re-open Saturday, March 23, 2019. The park is closed on all home football game days.

West Campus Disc Golf Course 

The 18-hole, par 54 course is 1,518 yards in length and begins at the southeast corner of Jesse Owens West Tennis Center. There are no fees to play the course or check out discs. A practice goal and scorecards are available by the first tee box. Disc golf discs are available for check out at the following locations during operating hours: Fred Beekman Park, Jesse Owens West Tennis Center, and Adventure Recreation Center.

Park Staff
Jesse Owens West Park does not have staff present. Refer to Fred Beekman Park or Jesse Owens West Tennis Center for available staff.

There are no restrooms available for use at the park. Restrooms are available to anyone when Fred Beekman Park is staffed. Restrooms inside the JOWTC are available only to Ohio State students and members when JOWTC is open.

University parking lots are available immediately west of the park. Park users must follow Ohio State Transportation & Parking policies.

There are no lights available at Jesse Owens West Park.

Equipment Available
No equipment is available for check out at Jesse Owens West Park. Please refer to Fred Beekman Park for available check out equipment that can be used. Disc golf discs are available for check out at Fred Beekman Park, Jesse Owens West Tennis Canter, and the Adventure Recreation Center.

Jesse Owens West Park is available to host events or leagues; please refer to space reservations for more information.