COVID-19 Response

Jackson Township Parks


Effective May 26, 2020

In response to the Ohio Department of Health’s Responsible RestartOhio the following changes have been made to all park operations:


  • All parks remain open, subject to the closures listed herein.
  • The walking track in North Park remains open and for use provided the proper Social Distancing Requirements. Reminder: Dogs are not prohibited in North Park. Dogs are permitted in all other parks.
  • Baseball/softball fields in North Park and Fisher Park are open subject to the guidelines issued by the Ohio Department of Health and Jackson Township.
  • Tennis courts in North Park are open subject to the guidelines issued by the Ohio Department of Health and Jackson Township.
  • All public restrooms in North Park and Fisher Park.
  • All picnic and pavilions in North Park and Fisher Park are open but subject to party size consistent with the requirements of Ohio Department of Health’s Responsible RestartOhio.
  • Yard Debris/Waste Site located in South Park will remain open operating under the hours posted on Please use proper Social Distancing.


  • Drinking fountains will remain closed.
  • All public restrooms in South Park remain closed.
  • Baseball/softball fields in South Park remain closed until June 1, 2020.
  • The batting cage in South Park is closed until June 1, 2020.
  • The children's playgrounds located at North Park, South Park and Fisher Park are closed and off limits until further notice.
  • All basketball courts and soccer/football fields are closed and not available for use as intended until further notice.
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    Jackson Township Administration Department

    5735 Wales Avenue NW
    Massillon, Ohio  44646

    (330) 832-7416 - Telephone
    (330) 832-5936 - Fax

    Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30 pm
    Michael B. Vaccaro, Township Administrator/Law Director


    The Township Administrator is the administrative head of the Township and works under the direction of the Board of Trustees. The administrator enforces and executes the policies of the Board and supervises the departments of township government.


    The main focus of the Administration Department is to provide for the administration and implementation of the policies, resolutions, and special projects of the Board of Trustees. Administration works closely with the Board of Trustees, the Fiscal Office, and all department heads to assure Township government is responsive to the public and functioning efficiently and effectively.


    The department serves as a central source of information and referral for citizens regarding Township activities. This office is usually the first point of contact for residents who have questions or concerns related to Township matters.


    The Administration Department consists of the Township Administrator, an Administrative Assistant, a Human Resources Coordinator, and a Secretary/Receptionist. 






    It is the mission of Jackson Township local government to provide for and promote the general health, safety, and welfare to Township residents and businesses by:


    ·         delivering service in a professional, impartial, and cost-effective manner;


    ·         planning for the long-range development and improvement of the township; and


    ·         being responsive to the individual needs of the township residents and businesses with an awareness of the community’s collective needs.


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    5735 Wales Avenue NW
    Massillon, Ohio 44646

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