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.
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!
Lorain County Metro Parks has several soccer complexes throughout the county. Local soccer organizations use these fields for practice and games.
- Amherst Beaver Creek Reservation
- Carlisle Reservation
- Midview Soccer Complex, Indian Hollow Reservation
- Vermilion Soccer Club Complex, Vermilion River Reservation
- Baseball Fields are located at Carlisle Reservation
- Lawn Bowling greens are available at Lakeview Park
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.
UPCOMING PROGRAMS & EVENTS