Parks and Recreation
Creating Community through People, Parks & Programs
Unless otherwise noted, use General Program Registration form mailed/dropped off at Parks & Rec office -- or use the Online Registration...
*ONLINE PROGRAM REGISTRATION Now Available*
Convenient & Easy -- Registration link also on the Youth Programs Page - and Adult Fitness Page.
Parks & Rec has a new Facebook page!!
-- Check out the live WEB CAM for a real-time view of the Huron River, Lake Erie and the Lighthouse!
2018 Fall City-Wide Garage Sale
City-Wide Garage Sale II is Saturday, Sept. 8th, 9am-1pm at Huron Boat Basin
Great opportunity to turn household/garage "season clean-up" into CASH! Crafters also welcome. No food or drink sales allowed. Pre-registration required (click here for form). EVENT HELD RAIN OR SHINE. SORRY, NO REFUNDS.
2018 BEACH YOGA @ Lake Front Park
10-11 am, Tuesdays and Thursdays - You are welcome to join-in the final session of the season, in-progress!
Session III runs through Sept. 20, 2018. Enjoy Yoga while inspired by the beauty of Lake Front Park; with instructor Karen Polvinale. Class accomodates all skill levels - BEGINNERS WELCOME ! More Information.
First Federal FARMERS MARKET - Thursdays, 3:30 - 6:30pm
Huron Boat Basin parking lot - fresh, delicious produce from local growers; plus "home-made" specialty foods. Our thanks to First Federal Savings of Lorain for their continued sponsorship of this event!
Interested in becoming a Farmers Market vendor? Our Vendor Contract has more information.
Nickel Plate Beach
The Paddle Shack is OPEN DAILY at Nickel Plate Beach, 11am - 6pm (weather permitting) -Memorial Day to Labor Day!
Paddle boards, kayaks, large float devices and misc. beach gear can be rented from "The Paddle Shack" - check their website for hours, products available and rates. Paddle Shack will also offer snacks & beverages! PADDLE SHACK PHONE #419-515-9834.
Daily Parking Fee - $6.00/vehicle. Parking Fee enforced Memorial Day to Labor Day Weekend. 2018 SEASON PARKING PASS ORDER FORM.
Beach Water Quality Testing is conducted by Erie County Health Dept. -Beach Monitoring Program and typically begins after Memorial Day and ends at Labor Day each season.
Fall Ball @ Fabens
BOTH BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL FALL LEAGUES ARE FULL.
2018 Season is August 18 through Sept. 30th (Oct. 6-7 and Oct.13-14 Rain make-up dates). Baseball on Saturday's - Softball on Sundays. No games on Labor Day weekend.
Decals are $5.00 each; donation to the Huron Parks Foundation. Click on the Decal to the left for mail order form. New option: "static cling" decals can be removed without leaving residue!
Park Memorials - Donations
The Huron Parks & Recreation Foundation offers the opportunity for community members to donate lasting memorials to loved ones within our park system. More information.