Community Centers

Marion Franklin

Marion Franklin Community Center

Contact Information

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2801 Lockbourne Rd. Columbus, OH 43207

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Center Manager:

Crystal Carrera

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Sunday - Closed

Monday - 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Tuesday - 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Wednesday - 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Thursday - 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Friday - 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Saturday - Closed

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Registration Dates:

May 24–28

Session Dates:

June 13–Aug. 19

Programming Schedule


In order to take advantage of the great programs and facilities we offer, you must obtain a Columbus Recreation and Parks Leisure Card.

To view or to register for activities and classes, click the button below to view our exciting catalog of current offerings.



Art Room

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Center Calendar

Check out the upcoming events at Marion Franklin Community Center.

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Mobile Produce Markets

We offer Free Mobile Produce Markets throughout the year.



  • Art Room
  • Auditorium
  • Billiards Room
  • Canteen
  • Ceramics Room
  • Crafts Room
  • Dining Room
  • Fitness Room
  • Game Room
  • Gymnasium
  • Kitchen
  • Library
  • Parking Lot
  • Pickleball Courts
  • Pool
  • Tennis Courts

Marion Franklin Events Calendar

The Columbus Classic presented by White Castle

Lou Berliner Sports Park 325 Greenlawn Ave., Columbus, OH

Columbus Recreation and Parks Adult SB  |  Mark Fulton  |  614-645-3366 Youth BB  |  Steve Baxter  |  614-645-3366 Adult Kickball and Basketball  |  Kevin Ohms  |  614-645-3366 […]


Walk With A Doc – North

Woodward Park Community Center 5147 Karl Rd., Columbus, OH

North Side Woodward Park Community Center Meet at front picnic tables Walks on holiday weekends may not have a doc.


Walk With A Doc – South

Marion Franklin Community Center 2801 Lockbourne Rd., Columbus, OH

South Side Marion Franklin Community Center Meet at the walking track Walks on holiday weekends may not have a doc.

Rise Up CBUS!

Linden Community Center 1350 Briarwood Ave., Columbus, OH

Join us for Rise Up CBUS! a new program of the Department of Neighborhood and the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department that supports and promotes Opportunity Rising, Mayor Andrew J. […]

Rhythm on the River: Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears

Bicentennial Park 233 Civic Center Dr., Columbus, OH

Columbus Recreation and Parks Department is proud to announce the return of Rhythm on the River to Bicentennial Park for a free six-part concert and performing arts series starting this […]