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General Grounds Information


Lake

  • Campus is 320 acres
  • Approximately 190 acres of mowing area
  • 40 acres of blacktop
  • 16 acres of woods
  • 18 miles of sidewalks
  • Four lakes - 9.5 acres
  • 16 wells -- 8 automatic
  • Four practice football fields - two used as band fields
  • One football stadium at park plus our own stadium
  • Three soccer fields
  • Two rugby fields
  • One baseball fields
  • One softball field
  • 120 various trees and shrubs
  • 6000 tulips, daffodils, and crocus
  • 500 mums
  • 3,500 annuals

 

Manpower

 

  • 14 groundsmen, one foreman, one mechanic
  • 1 grounds/Bus Driver
  • Four students during the summer

Tractor

Grounds Equipment

  • 3/4-ton Ford with 7 1/2' blade
  • 16' Toro mower with snow brush
  • Four ~ 6' Toro mowers with brush
  • Two ~ 6' Toro mowers with 52" blower
  • 38" Toro 14 hp riding mower
  • 1-ton dump truck with 8' blade
  • 3/4-ton Ford 4x4 with 8' blade
  • 1/2-ton Ford 4x4 with 7 1/2' blade
  • 3/4-ton Ford 4x4 with salt spreader
  • John Deere backhoe tractor
  • 4500 John Deere
  • 401 John Deere front end loader - rear end snow blower
  • 3 ~ 4x2 Gators with cabs for winter
  • 6 ~ 4x2 Gators
  • 2 Gators with cabs and sidewalk salters
  • Cushman for spraying and fertilizing
  • 9000lb Caterpillar forklift
  • Cagle sprayer
  • Brayhill Fertilizer Injector for trees
  • 4410 John Deere - 5' blade
  • Snorkel lift
  • Veermer tree-limb chopper
  • Millcreek top dresser
  • One 2 workman cart
  • Olathe drill seeder
  • Lely Spreader
  • Rhino roto tiller
  • 8' York rake
  • Ford disc
  • PTO post auger
  • Field paint stripper
  • Three Hand roto tillers
Physical Plant

Kayla Simon

419-772-2460
Fax: 419-772-2613
pplant@onu.edu
Physical Plant
525 South Main Street
Ada, Ohio 45810
Monday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed