Recreation


Outdoor Adventure at Lorain County Metro Parks

Welcome to the Recreation Page that is designed to give you information and activities that are available to you and your family throughout the Lorain County Metro Parks to increase your physical activity and recreation needs. Recreation is not limited to strenuous physical activity, it can include any activity, or fun that is the expenditure of time in a manner designed for therapeutic refreshment of one's body or mind. These activities run continuously throughout the year, so check back to our page regularly to find current programs and upcoming recreation activities.

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Basketball

Cycling

With the new field house open and ready to use at the Splash Zone, basketball leagues, clinics and open gyms are in full swing through the months of October and November! Call Splash Zone at (440) 774-5059 for information on upcoming clinics as well as leagues. Open basketball is avilable on Monday and Friday evenings from 6pm-8pm and Monday-Friday afternoons from 11am-1:30pm! Open gym is included in a Splash Zone Membership, if you're not a member the daily fee is only $6!

Soccer

Cycling

Lorain County Metro Parks has several soccer complexes throughout the county. Local soccer organizations use these fields for practice and games.

Baseball

Lawn Bowling

Disc Golf - NEW!

The Bacon Woods area of Vermilion River Reservation is home to a Disc Golf course open to the public. This beautiful 9-hole course takes full advantage of the open meadows of the park. Spanning open fields, along ponds and through tall grass, players can enjoy a wide array of scenic and challenging terrain.

The Carriage Barn has discs availbale for use and provides a course map as well as a fill-in scorecard.

 

 

Annual Events

  • SNOWSHOEING OPPORTUNITIES
    Throughout Winter Season
    Visit the Winter Page of the website for more information

  • PADDLE & PEDAL FEST
    3rd Sunday in May
    Lakeview Park

  • 'SPORTS CAMP' FOR KIDS
    Last weekend in June
    Mercy Health & Recreation Center, Amherst Beaver Creek Reservation and Splash Zone

  • VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT
    Last full weekends in June and July
    Lakeview Park

  • FISHING DERBY
    September
    Wellington Reservation


Weekly Programs

  • WEEKLY WALKERS
    8:30 - 9:30 am, The first Monday, second Tuesday, third Wednesday and Fourth Thursday of the month.
    Columbia Reservation

  • FITNESS WALKS
    8:30 - 10 am, Every Monday and Wednesday through the beginning of August
    Wellington Reservation

  • WOODLAND WALKS
    9 - 10:30 am, Every Wednesday through the beginning of August
    Kopf Family Reservation

  • PADDLE BOATS
    10am - 6pm, Fridays through Tuesdays, Memorial Day to Labor Day.
    Wellington Reservation

 

UPCOMING PROGRAMS & EVENTS

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