The City of Wheeling, West Virginia


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Wheeling Recreation Department

Thomas Bechtel, Director
Barb Janetski, Staff Associate
Gene Ammirante, Recreation Programs Specialist

51 16th Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
Phone: (304) 234-3641
Fax: (304) 234-6420

The Wheeling Recreation Department is responsible for a comprehensive program of recreation including planning, developing, supervising and coordinating the operation of four swimming pools and thirty-two recreation areas throughout the City. Department activities include but are not limited to the following: Playground Olympic Program; Day Camp at Oglebay Park; Arts and Crafts; Sport Camps; and Basketball, Softball and Roller Hockey Leagues.

From the region’s largest trail system, to national schools of excellence, to a reorganized municipal government, the City of Wheeling offers a dynamic environment for you, your family and your business. There are many features that are unique to this area and we are proud of them! Our businesses enjoy the business climate as well with our advanced, motivated work force. The work force also enjoys being active in our various professional organizations. The area boasts year-round entertainment, leisure, sports, music, festivals, dining, shopping, and much more.

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