Ehlers Park is named for long-time park superintendant A.J Ehlers, whose
handiwork can be seen throughout the park system. Ehlers Park boasts a shelter
house, restrooms, a playground, dock, trailer dump station, and water source for
It is also, one of the better locations to launch a boat onto Lake Okabena.
There is adequate parking for cars and boat trailers while you are on the lake.
Parks provide places for children and families to
unwind and have fun in a city. Parks, also, counteract the effect that the city
concrete and asphalt streets and buildings have on peoples peace of mind and
serenity. Parks have a "decongestant" value to the mental health of a
community. Worthington is blessed with having many parks. Especially valuable
are the many parks by Lake Okabena where there are many places to go to "let the
stress out" and re-create our serenity and composure in a hussle-bustle world.