Park Commissioners

The Canton Board of Park Commissioners was re-established by vote of the citizens of Canton in 1920 and operates under Section 755 of the Ohio Revised Code.

The use of areas, facilities, and lands owned or controlled by the Board of Park Commissioners shall be under and subject to the rules and regulations as set forth and adopted herein.

Park Commissioners

Canton Park Commission Board Members are listed below.  To contact the board, please email

John “J.R.” Rinaldi – President
Maureen Austin – Vice President
Joseph Gerzina – Member


Commission Meeting Dates

Please note changes

Meetings take place at 4:30 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Canton Parks and Recreation office located at 1414 Market Avenue North, Canton, 44714.

Please check the City Events Calendar for any schedule or location changes or please call our office (330-456-4521) for confirmation.  The meeting is open to the public.

2017 Meeting Minutes