A place to play


Hailey Schwind, 9, second from right, daughter of Kristie Schwind and Jeff Spencer, helps Botkins Village Council member Lance Symonds cut the ribbon at Botkins Community Park on Friday, Nov. 20. The park is located off of Ohio 219 and includes a playground, two soccer fields, a baseball field, a softball field, a track and a basketball court.

Hailey Schwind, 9, second from right, daughter of Kristie Schwind and Jeff Spencer, helps Botkins Village Council member Lance Symonds cut the ribbon at Botkins Community Park on Friday, Nov. 20. The park is located off of Ohio 219 and includes a playground, two soccer fields, a baseball field, a softball field, a track and a basketball court.


Blythe Alspaugh | Sidney Daily News

Pictured left to right are Park Board member Andy Yenser, Alex Arnold, 5, son of Tony and Jill Arnold, Botkins Village Council member Lance Symonds, Hailey Schwind, 9, second from right, daughter of Kristie Schwind and Jeff Spencer, and Park Board member Fred Schmerge. The official ribbon cutting ceremony of Botkins Community Park was held Friday, Nov. 20.


Blythe Alspaugh | Sidney Daily News

Ethan Symonds, 9, son of Kimi and Lance Symonds, plays on the monkey bars at the new playground at Botkins Community Park on Friday, Nov. 20.


Blythe Alspaugh | Sidney Daily News

Hailey Schwind, 9, second from right, daughter of Kristie Schwind and Jeff Spencer, helps Botkins Village Council member Lance Symonds cut the ribbon at Botkins Community Park on Friday, Nov. 20. The park is located off of Ohio 219 and includes a playground, two soccer fields, a baseball field, a softball field, a track and a basketball court.

Pictured left to right are Park Board member Andy Yenser, Alex Arnold, 5, son of Tony and Jill Arnold, Botkins Village Council member Lance Symonds, Hailey Schwind, 9, second from right, daughter of Kristie Schwind and Jeff Spencer, and Park Board member Fred Schmerge. The official ribbon cutting ceremony of Botkins Community Park was held Friday, Nov. 20.

Ethan Symonds, 9, son of Kimi and Lance Symonds, plays on the monkey bars at the new playground at Botkins Community Park on Friday, Nov. 20.

Hailey Schwind, 9, second from right, daughter of Kristie Schwind and Jeff Spencer, helps Botkins Village Council member Lance Symonds cut the ribbon at Botkins Community Park on Friday, Nov. 20. The park is located off of Ohio 219 and includes a playground, two soccer fields, a baseball field, a softball field, a track and a basketball court.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2020/11/web1_BOTKINSPARK1.jpgHailey Schwind, 9, second from right, daughter of Kristie Schwind and Jeff Spencer, helps Botkins Village Council member Lance Symonds cut the ribbon at Botkins Community Park on Friday, Nov. 20. The park is located off of Ohio 219 and includes a playground, two soccer fields, a baseball field, a softball field, a track and a basketball court. Blythe Alspaugh | Sidney Daily News

Pictured left to right are Park Board member Andy Yenser, Alex Arnold, 5, son of Tony and Jill Arnold, Botkins Village Council member Lance Symonds, Hailey Schwind, 9, second from right, daughter of Kristie Schwind and Jeff Spencer, and Park Board member Fred Schmerge. The official ribbon cutting ceremony of Botkins Community Park was held Friday, Nov. 20.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2020/11/web1_BOTKINSPARK2.jpgPictured left to right are Park Board member Andy Yenser, Alex Arnold, 5, son of Tony and Jill Arnold, Botkins Village Council member Lance Symonds, Hailey Schwind, 9, second from right, daughter of Kristie Schwind and Jeff Spencer, and Park Board member Fred Schmerge. The official ribbon cutting ceremony of Botkins Community Park was held Friday, Nov. 20. Blythe Alspaugh | Sidney Daily News

Ethan Symonds, 9, son of Kimi and Lance Symonds, plays on the monkey bars at the new playground at Botkins Community Park on Friday, Nov. 20.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2020/11/web1_BOTKINSPARK3.jpgEthan Symonds, 9, son of Kimi and Lance Symonds, plays on the monkey bars at the new playground at Botkins Community Park on Friday, Nov. 20. Blythe Alspaugh | Sidney Daily News