Heise Park playground

The new playground at Heise Park will be dedicated on Nov. 20.

GALION -- The City of Galion will have an opening ceremony for the newly-completed playground at Heise Park, which was funded by the Freese Foundation.

The ceremony will be held Wednesday, Nov. 20, at 4 p.m. Local officials as well as all community members are invited to attend.

The nearly 8,500 square foot playground includes a custom-built road grader and road roller, which were designed to highlight Galion’s manufacturing history.

Other features include a rubber safety surfacing, zip line, swing set with swing-along seats, climbing web and boulders, several spinning toys and musical instruments. The playground was designed for inclusive play and to appeal to kids of all ages and physical ability.

Address: 5 Heise Park Lane.

To get to the park, get on State Route 598 in Galion. Turn east onto Heise Park Lane (the intersection is located south of Ralphie’s). The playground will be on your left.

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