Your Oglebay ⋅ My Oglebay ⋅ Our Oglebay

Oglebay and Wheeling Park define what it means to live in our community. The work of the parks impact our daily lives. The trails, the trees, the iconic landscaped hillsides; everywhere we look, we are reminded of the generosity of past generations.


What Happens when you Make a Gift to the Oglebay Foundation?

Make a Gift in 2021 and help us complete future exciting projects:

Help us Welcome New Good Zoo Animals and Enhance Habitats:

  • New Enlarged Red Wolves Habitat
  • Maned Wolf
  • New Sloth exhibit

All Aboard!:

  • New Zoo Train

Nature at its Best:

  • Trail improvements

There’s “snow” place like Oglebay:

  • Enhanced Snow making and Skiing improvements

Live Music Continues:

  • Free Concert Series

A New Festival:

  • America’s Best Backyard BBQ Festival

Get Ready to Dive In:

  • Wheeling Park Pool improvements
  • Including refreshed locker rooms

Because of you and the annual gift you made last year, the Oglebay Foundation was able to grow and improve the Parks you love:

The return of Live Music:

  • Free concerts every night all summer
  • Flashback Fridays

Wilson Lodge:

  • Conference Center, Ballroom, and Meeting Room Renovations

The Good Zoo:

  • Ruffed Lemur Habitat
  • Serval Habitat
  • Red Barn Restrooms


  • New Plantings (expanded daffodils, enhanced summer plantings)


  • Trail Maintenance, Widening, and Expansion


  • Paving and Painting across the parks
  • New Climbing Wall
  • Additional Swan Boats

Tennis Improvements:

  • New Lighting

Oglebay Pool:

  • Umbrellas and Awnings

Winter Festival of Lights:

  • New Festival of Lights Displays


  • New Fencing at the Stables

Annual giving guarantees our parks future.

Make your gift today!