Welcome to Newark, Ohio and Don Edwards Park! We are glad you are here! 

Don Edwards Park is owned by The City of Newark, and is operated by The Buckeye

Valley Family YMCA. Every season the ballpark serves as the summer job for about 45

high school and college students. Our staff handles every aspect of the ballpark including

field maintenance and preparation, facility operations, event/league planning and

execution along with all aspects of the concession stand.

Interested in hosting your next game or event at Don Edwards Park? 

Don Edwards Park has become a popular place to host a multitude of community events

as well as large regional and state wide tournaments and events. Our facility is open to all

groups and organizations, as long as their event does not violate any of our policies. With

the popularity of our ballpark rising, we are required to schedule games, tournaments & 

events as far as 12-18 months in advance. Anyone interested in using Don Edwards Park

should reach out to:

Phil Henthorn – BVFYMCA Sports Director 

[email protected]


Drew Carr– BVFYMCA Sports Coordinator 

[email protected]


Ballpark Email: 

[email protected]

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