Don’t let rain, snow or mud prevent you from having fun at the park! There are many mud-free playgrounds around Dayton that feature clean, rubber surfaces, which will help keep everyone mud-free and having fun!
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221 N. Main St., Centerville
The park includes an all-access playground area with wide ramps, large swings, belt swings, infant swings and benches that sway. Children of all abilities can play side by side on the play equipment. The sprayground is a zero-depth splash pad with fun features that spray and dump water.
2100 E. Centerville Station Rd., Dayton
Forest Field Park is an arboretum as well as a community park. The Park District has planted 14 varieties of evergreens and 41 species of deciduous trees around the park. The play equipment in the park was updated in 2018 and includes a natural play area adjacent to the traditional playground.
6161 Millshire Dr. Washington Township
The playground at Iron Horse Park has its own ‘Old Ironsides’ in honor of the Dayton-Cincinnati Railroad that ran through this area. The park has baseball diamonds and soccer fields. Visitors will see 8 varieties of maples, 10 varieties of oaks, and 9 varieties of evergreens.
745 N Spring Rd Westerville
Located just outside of Columbus, this playground is worth the drive. A mix of natural, traditional and futuristic elements make this playground truly one-of-a-kind. One side contains a colorful playground built on a rubberized surface. There are interactive, electronic games, musical instruments, and tons of spinning, slide-able and climbable structures. The other side is inspired by nature, with plants, slides, a stream, water pump and sandy area all mixed together.
336 Orchard Dr., Oakwood
This was designed with a state-of-the-art accessible playground designed by children for children, a splash pad, a full basketball court, two tennis courts, a picnic shelter and greenspace, all tucked into 1.9 acres!
7256 OH-48, Springboro
Playgrounds, Soccer Fields, Sand Volleyball Court, Tennis Courts, Walking Trails 1-Mile Paved Walking Loop Disc Golf Course, (9 baskets with 18 different tee boxes) Pond with Catch & Release Fishing Allowed and much more!
10553 Paragon Rd, Washington Township
This great mud free park has everything you need for a day out. Climbing equipment, picnic shelters, paved trails and even a small library!
2260 Dayton Xenia Road, Beavercreek
Owen’s Place is dedicated to increasing universally designed, recreational opportunities for individuals of ALL abilities in the Miami Valley. The project features distinct areas focusing on developmental opportunities. These will include, but are not limited to: an area in support of motor skills, a hand zone for fine motor development and a sensory garden.
2593 Lantz Rd., Dayton, OH
It features a softball diamond, plenty of parking, a playground, a picnic shelter and numerous trails through the woods. There is a bike trail access from Cold Springs Road. The playground was designed to be more accessible than other city playgrounds, and features a number of unique amenities for kids to play with.