Welcome to HURON PARKS & RECREATION
Creating Community through People, Parks & Programs
Unless otherwise noted, general program registration forms can be found under the "Forms" link above.
Yoga at Shawnee Elementary
Yoga Session II is March 24-May 19 at Shawnee Elementary School gym. Call 419-433-8487 to join the session (even if you missed early classes). First session of Beach Yoga at Lake Front Park begins May 26th. More information.
Advertising Banners @ Fabens Park
Now is the time to reserve your fence space at Fabens. Your advertising banner will be viewed by thousands of people over the 6-month season! A great (and economical) place to display your message in a familiy-friendly atmosphere. And it's easy; we take care of the details--including printing and mounting the banners! Click here for details.
Note: The Spring-Summer Huron Baseball & Softball Youth Program (which plays at Fabens Park) is not affiliated with Parks & Recreation. Please contact your child's coach for schedule/weather-cancellation information. Use this link to access the Huron Baseball & Softball Program's website.
Spring City-Wide Garage Sale
City-Wide Garage Sale I is Saturday, June 6, 2015, from 9am-2pm -- See registration form for more information.
Nickel Plate Beach Parking Pass
Looking forward to beach season? Be ready to "hit the sand" with your Nickel Plate Beach Parking Pass --see order form for details...plus you have the option of purchasing a Huron Decal at the same time!
Boat Basin-Amphitheater 2015 Events
Boppin' on the Basin season begins on Saturday, June 6th with the Womack Family Band. Enjoy a blend of folk, Americana, jazz, blues and rock & roll, starting at 7:30 pm. Admission is free thanks to our sponsors. Check out the Boat Basin page to plan your spring and summer fun!
2015 Safety Town
Safety Town is June 8-11 and June 15-18, 9:00-11:30 am, at Shawnee Elementary School. This is a single two-week program, Monday-Thursday both weeks, open to children entering Kindergarten in the Fall. More program information is included on the Safety Town Registration form. Our thanks to the Huron Eagles for their continued sponsorship.
Fun, New Program-- Junior Explorers Camp will be held at Shawnee immediately following Safety Town for both weeks. This program is only available to Safety Town attendees - see the Junior Explorer Camp Registration form for more information.
We are unable to accept any additional Volunteer Counselors for Safety Town -- please check on this page for additional volunteer opportunities later in the season. Thank you!
Summer Youth Programs & Swim Lessons ... plus exciting Summer Day Camp weekly programs!
Visit our Programs page for a complete listing of 2015 Youth Programs & Swim Lesson dates. New this year...Softball Camp (Ages 6-12) and Basic Sailing Course (Ages 12-17)--plus a full line-up of sports camps! Then head over to our Summer Day Camp page to check out the exciting weekly programs for our day campers!
Spaces are limited for most summer programs...register early!
Summer Seasonal Employment
Huron Parks & Recreation offers great seasonal employment opportunities. Complete the application form and mail to Parks & Recreation, 417 Main St., Huron, OH 44839.
Huron Decals - $5.00 each; donation to the Huron Parks Foundation. Click on the Decal above for mail order form. New option: "static cling" decals can be removed without leaving residue!
Park Memorials - Donations
The Huron Parks & Recreation Department offers the opportunity for community members to donate lasting memorials to loved ones within our park system. More information is available on our "Parks" page.
Lighthouse Pier Additions
Check out the improvements and enjoy the beautiful views from the Huron Lighthouse Pier! New memorial benches have been installed, plus the Viewfinder was installed in memory of Ed and Donna Bender Hamer, and an informative historical marker was provided by the Huron Historical Society. Our sincere appreciation to all -- more information about the Huron Parks Foundation Fund.
Best Live Music Venue...Huron Boat Basin!
The Huron Boat Basin was named the Best Live Music Venue by Lake Erie Living magazine, and included in the Sept./October 2014 issue!
Check out the "Our Programs" link at top of page for program details, and "Community Events" link for details.
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