The Westerville Parks and Recreation Department, operated by the City of Westerville, Ohio, offers more than 1,900 recreational and leisure programs annually. The department provides a variety of leisure activities and programs to the residents and visitors of all ages and abilities. The Westerville Parks and Recreation Department organizes preschool, parent and child and adult programs every year. It organizes athletic, fitness, wellness, and art and craft programs. The Westerville Parks and Recreation Department s programs encourage more than 500,000 registrants to participate. The department maintains an extensive park system that covers an area of more than 550 acres with over 35 parks and other facilities. The Westerville Parks and Recreation Department features a community center, swimming pool, leisure paths and bike trails.