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Wheeling Convention
& Visitors Bureau
1401 Main Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
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Monday-Friday: 8:30a-4:30p
Saturday: 10a-3p
Sunday: 12p-4p

Call today: 1-800-828-3097

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Looking for recreational opportunity? Oglebay Park and Resort Center remains the nation’s model municipal park and continues to offer outstanding recreational opportunity to both residents and visitors. Its Festival of Lights attracts a million visitors annually. Its growing flower displays will soon surpass the Festival of Lights. Swimming, tennis, horseback riding, picnicking, hiking, skiing and fishing will augment your visits to the museums, shops, conference and special events centers, and outdoor summer entertainment series. Two professional golf courses designed by Robert Trent Jones and Arnold Palmer are in addition to the Crispin Center golf course and a par three course.

Wheeling Park and 35 neighborhood playgrounds and ball fields dot the city.

Our paved trail system which is the region’s largest and our state’s largest urban system has 24 miles already constructed for walkers, joggers, cyclists and roller bladers. Additional miles are funded and in design stages.

The City of Wheeling operates a first-class 10,000-square-foot skatepark featuring bowls and street elements. The project was funded by the City of Wheeling, the Land & Water Conservation Fund, the Tony Hawk Foundation, and various local donors through the efforts of the Wheeling Skatepark Committee.

Is this a sports town or what? Little League baseball and girls softball teams are numerous and active. One of the nation’s oldest and best skilled amateur hockey associations is here. Soccer was active here long before it caught on nationally; the original soccer moms live here. Wheeling is proud to host two professional minor league teams. The Wheeling Nailers are a successful East Coast Hockey League professional hockey club and  football fanatics love active high school events in the nation’s largest association of high school sports, the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference.

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Wheeling, WV

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The premier Baseball tournament in the Ohio Valley & Tri-State Area!

27th Annual Beast of the East Tournament Dates:
July 2-5, 2015


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Black Diamond Wrestling is an independent professional wrestling organization that has provided live entertainment to fans all across the Ohio Valley in various towns, both in West Virginia and Ohio.

Current Home of the DiamondPlex:
Wheeling Eagles
944 Main Street
Wheeling, WV 26003

Check out www.blackdiamondwrestling.webs.com for 2014 Schedule & Event Info!

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Bullpen Fight Club is located at the Nelson Jordan Center at the corner of 12th and Jacob St. in Wheeling, WV.

We train MMA, Boxing/Kickboxing and Brazillian Jiu Jitsu.

Check out our website at http://bullpenfightclub.angelfire.com/

(304) 281-1650


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The CRC is your chance to watch the most prestigious high school basketball teams in the nation and many future college and NBA stars. So, do not miss out. Come and spend a day and a half with us watching outstanding boys high school basketball!


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818 McColloch Street
Wheeling, West Virginia 26003
Phone (304) 905-8495

Mon - Thu: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri: 11:00 am - 2:30 am
Sat: 3:00 pm - 2:30 am
Sun: 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The most popular pool hall in Wheeling has a new name and a face! We have taken the positives from the past owners and eliminated the negatives to make Corner Pocket Billiards the place to go in the Ohio Valley for Pool, Darts, food, and gaming.

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Route 88 North
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 243-4141 or (800) 624-6988

Oglebay is a year-round resort with abundant recreational activities for the entire family. The Speidel Golf Club at Oglebay has 36 holes of championship golf including a new course designed by Arnold Palmer and a classic course designed by the legendary Robert Trent Jones. The golf club also houses a pro shop, on-staff pro, locker facilities, practice range and restaurant. Additional golf amenities at Oglebay include another 18-hole regulation course, an 18-hole Par III course and lighted driving range. Oglebay also has horse stables featuring trail rides and riding lessons, tennis, fishing, pedal boating, indoor and outdoor swimming pool, downhill skiing, plus miles of walking and jogging trails.

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City of Wheeling City-County Building
1500 Chapline Street
Wheeling, WV 26003

In 1909, the Wheeling Recreation Commission opened the first playground in Wheeling at the corner of 16th & McColloch Streets and named it Elks Playground. Since then, the City recreational facilities has developed to the following areas:

  • Blocks Owl Court 35th Street
  • North 24th Street Bridge Park LaBelle
  • Clator Jensen 40th Street
  • 36th Street Belle Isle 48th Street (Pulaski)
  • Garden Park Elks Mozart
  • Loveland/Lock 12 Tunnel Green Pleasanton
  • Wilson Grandview Manor Dimmeydale
  • Tank Field 26th Street Greggsville
  • Edgington Lane Patterson Overbrook
  • Elm Terrace Fulton


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City of Wheeling City-County Building
1500 Chapline Street
Wheeling, WV 26003

Keep cool this summer at any of our city pools:

36th Street in South Wheeling
Garden Park in Warwood
Bridge Park on Wheeling Island
Grandview Pool in Wheeling Heights.

They are a great place to be in the sun, catch a tan, and best of all is the price! $1 for adults, $0.50 for children (5-12), and kids under 5 get in free!

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WesBanco Arena (originally Wheeling Civic Center) is a multi-purpose arena, in Wheeling, West Virginia. It was built in 1977 and is home to the Wheeling Nailers ice hockey team and the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference wrestling tournament.

It can also be used for conventions, trade shows, concerts, banquets and other events. It features 23,684 square feet of space plus 7,500 square feet of meeting room space.

The Robert C. Byrd Intermodal Transportation Center can accommodate cars for maximum capacity.

It offers access for handicap patrons, including direct access from handicap parking, an elevator, direct access to multiple concessions and restroom areas and handicap seating available from different spots throughout the arena.

For a complete calendar of upcoming events, call 304.233.4470 or visit www.wesbancoarena.com.
WesBanco Arena
2 14th Street
Wheeling, WV 26003

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The great 1849 suspension bridge of Wheeling extended the National Road west, bringing people and goods to the city. At the northernmost navigable port on the Ohio River, overland routes, river traffic and railroads converged, attracting entrepreneurs and manufacturers of iron, steel, textiles, glass, tobacco and other goods.

The railroads provided access to markets for Wheeling products. At one time as many as seven railroads served the city, including the Baltimore & Ohio, the Wheeling & Lake Erie, the Pittsburgh Wheeling & Kentucky, the Hempfield, the Panhandle, the Ohio River & Western and the Pennsylvania Railroad. Today, no railroads roll through Wheeling, and the long-familiar train whistle of yesterday is silent.

In their place, the city of Wheeling has converted more than 13 miles of former railroad beds into an extraordinary trail experience.

The Ohio River Trail runs north-south starting at the city line in South Wheeling and reaches the Pike Island Dam where the trail continues into Brooke County. In Wheelings 8.5-mile distance, the trail follows the river, passing many industrial sites and crossing through Wheeling Heritage Port.

Along the way, stop to read the historic signs, take in the National Historic Landmark Wheeling Suspension Bridge, and view the river traffic particularly as barges pass through the locks at Pike Island.

The Wheeling Creek Trail runs east-west providing opportunities to cross the Hempfield Viaduct high above the creek and experience the Hempfield Tunnel. The trail begins in downtown connecting to the Ohio River Trail at Heritage Port and extends five miles to Elm Grove.

The Wheeling Heritage Trails are an important element adding to Wheelings vitality. The Wheeling National Heritage Area preserves and celebrates the citys dramatic setting, resources and history, including its role as the birthplace of the state of West Virginia during the Civil War. A National

Heritage Area is a part of our countrys landscape that has been recognized by the United States Congress for its unique contribution to the American experience.

For more information please go to www.wheelingheritagetrail.com

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For Upcoming Game Schedule, visit:


Wheeling Jesuit Rugby strives for excellence both on and off the field. As a newly formed varsity rugby program, WJU Rugby aims to be one of the top Division One Collegiate programs in the country. Our athletes recieve top-level coaching, and players are developed to compete for All-American honors.

WJU Rugby Student Athletes follow a rigorous training and strength & conditioning regimen, balance their team obligations with the demands of college life and in the process learn the meaning of teamwork, discipline, and the sacrifice associated with the pursuit of a common goal.

All athletes at some moment experience defeat and then must move on with their lives; they will also taste success and it is hoped will learn to be gracious. These are important lessons learned from competitive sports that are fully consistent with WJU Rugby's goal of developing the mind, body and spirit. 
Eric Jerpe is our Director of Rugby/Head Choach and Eric Taber serves as Assistant Head Coach. Both coaches have significant leadership skills and will be working together to build the best Rugby Program in the country. Coach Jerpe can be reached at ejerpe@wju.edu and Coach Taber can be reached at etaber@wju.edu

The Rugby Team is open to all and fields teams at the Varsity and Junior Varsity levels. WJU Rugby plays a split fall and spring season, culminating with the USA Rugby Collegiate Playoffs and Championships.

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Office: 1315 Main Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 234-4625/1-877-NAIL-TIX

The Wheeling Nailers are the E.C.H.L. Affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins. Home games are played at the WesBanco Arena.

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1801 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 243-4085

Wheeling's first public park has provided recreation, relaxation and entertainment for people of all ages since 1925. Wheeling residents have long enjoyed this 406-acre playground, and in the last several years more and more visitors have discovered that Wheeling Park is a terrific day-use facility. Facilities include golf, pedal boating, indoor and outdoor tennis, outdoor pool and waterslide, ice skating, playground, picnic sites and shelters, and the White Palace with a restaurant and banquet hall.

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The Wheeling Skatepark is a 10,000 square foot concrete public facility located on Community Street, just off Interstate 70 in Wheeling, West Virginia 26003. Owned and operated by the City of Wheeling, the skatepark is open 24/7 and welcomes skateboards and roller blades but for safety reasons, bike use is not permitted in the park.

Wheeling Municipal Park is located within a few miles of the skate park and provides grilling and picnic facilities. There are numerous restaurants and other facilities in the immediate area as well.

To schedule any organized event at the skatepark, contact the City of Wheeling at 304-234-3617 or email jbeabout@wheelingwv.gov.

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The WVSSAC Super Six Football Championships is a series of high school football games, typically held on the first weekend of December, that determine the high school champions of West Virginia. The tournaments that lead to the championship games, as well as regular-season competition, are governed by the West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission (WVSSAC).

The games have the name of "Super Six" because six teams play in the three championship games. The Championship games are held at Wheeling Island Stadium in Wheeling, a two-day affair, with one game on Friday and two on Saturday.


Moundsville, WV

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250 Trail Drive
Moundsville, WV 26041
(304) 845-9810

" 18 Hole Par 3 Golf Course

" 18 Hole Miniature Golf Course

" Olympic Size Outdoor Heated Pool

" 6 1/2 Miles Hiking, Biking, Cross Country & Ski Trails

" Cross Country Ski Equipment Rentals

" Vacation Cabins

" Park Is Open Year Round! (Some Facilities Summer Only. Call For More Information!) 


Wheeling, West Virginia Convention and Visitors Bureau