Delhi Township has
seven parks totaling almost
which include a beachfront swimming area and four pavilions to rent. For pavilion
rentals call the Parks & Recreation Department at 694-1549.
Corey Senior Center
Veterans Memorial Gardens
Veteran's Memorial Gardens is Delhi's newest
park. This passive park consists of 5.5 acres and features
a Veteran's Memorial as the centerpiece. The memorial
represents each branch of the military. Other prominent
features include a cascading water fountain and an amphitheater.
Veteran's Memorial Gardens has beautiful plantings, pergolas and
vine covered trellises.
Eventually there will be several different gardens
including a butterfly garden. Veteran's Memorial Gardens has two
points of entry. One is located behind the
Center on Aurelius Road and the other on Cedar Street.
The Bike and Skate Park was built to provide
area youth with a designated place for freestyle skating and biking.
The park is located at the southeast corner of the
Junior High School
(OLD Holt High School) parking lot.
The 16,500 square foot park is designed with
approximately 10 main areas, mobile for
alternative configurations, accommodating
skateboards, inline skates and bikes.
The park is visible to the school faculty,
students, parents, Aurelius Road commuters
and sport field spectators.
Centennial Farms Park
This 10 acre park
is located on Aurelius Road and Garden Gate Drive. A neighborhood park,
serving the Centennial Farms subdivision area, includes a playground,
pathways, and lots of open space.
Deadman's Hill Park
This 13 acre park,
with its entrance located on south Cedar Street, south of Holt Road, is the center of
winter recreation in Delhi Township. The drastic topography of this site is atypical
of the township as a whole. This topography provides one of the best sledding hills
in the area.
This 2 acre
neighborhood park is located at the end of Wemple Street, south of Tolland Avenue.
It is a small facility designed to serve the needs of the local residents. The
entire area is wooded and features a playground and picnic area.
This 14 acre park,
located at the end of Maple Street, south of Sycamore Street, is devoted primarily to
active recreation. Kiwanis Park features eight tennis courts, two softball fields,
and two basketball courts. For other recreational pursuits, the park provides a
wooded playground and picnic area. The picnic area has a pavilion to serve large
groups, such as family reunions, and is available on a rental basis. Restrooms,
electricity, running water, and parking are also provided.
This 45 acre site
at the corner of Keller and Pine Tree Roads is the township's largest and most highly
developed park. Valhalla features a wooded area, open fields, a pond, and a lake,
all of which are used to provide diverse year round recreation.
During the summer months, a beach
and swimming are the focal points of the park. Next to this area are
bathrooms and changing rooms. Adjacent to the beach is a large,
semi-wooded, picnic area and a new playground
that was finished in 2009 . Other warm weather facilities include three
softball diamonds, a nature trail, and fishing areas on both the lake and the pond.
A large group picnic pavilion is also available on a rental basis.
For the winter sports enthusiasts,
Valhalla offers cross country ski trails throughout the park. There is ample parking year-round and full
utility service available.
Parks & Rec.