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!
Click above to check out Community Events, Adult Fitness Programs, and Youth Summer Camps and Sports Camps!
Youth SWIM LESSONS
Swim Lesson enrollment for Session II (July 8-19) and Session III (July 22-Aug. 2) has been expanded. Classes fill really quickly for Swim Lessons, so don't delay registration. Class Ages/Times information and Online Registration.
Nickel Plate PUBLIC BEACH
Open dawn to dusk. NO lifeguard on duty. Concessions and parking gate are staffed during season, WEATHER ALLOWING, from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. PARKING FEE DURING SEASON: $6.00 per vehicle. Season Parking Pass available AT GATE -- or order by MAIL - Nickel Plate Beach 2019 Parking Pass Order Form. BEACH WATER QUALITY posted during Season by the Erie County Health Department - follow link for current results: Erie County Health Dept. -Beach Monitoring Program. MAP TO NICKEL PLATE BEACH
Visit the PARKS page for more information on Nickel Plate Beach -- and all City of Huron Public Parks!
Performance by GYPSIES IN THE PALACE-- Ohio's premier Jimmy Buffet Band -- Concert begins at 7:30pm at Boat Basin Amphitheather. Free Admission - thanks to sponsorship by Key Bank!
Boppin' features great local bands on Saturday nights, at one of the area's best venues ... the Amphitheater at the Huron Boat Basin! Mark your calendar for upcoming special events at the Boat Basin: June 28 & 29 -- ROTARY FINE ARTS & FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL; July 6 is the RED, WHITE & BLUES BANG (Fireworks Saturday @ 10:15pm); and July 12-13-14 is the HURON RIVER FEST (Fireworks Friday at 10:15pm). Complete Boat Basin Calendar.
BEACH YOGA @ Lake Front Park
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10am - 11am at Lake Front Park -- you are welcome to join session in-progress! Arrive early to register at class.
Session I: May 21 - June 27, 2019. Sessions II: July 9 - Aug. 15, 2019. Session III: Aug. 20 - Sept. 26, 2019
With instructor Karen Polvinale; accomodates all skill levels - BEGINNERS WELCOME ! (You may also join a session in-progress -- arrive early to register at class or call 419-433-8487 for more information.) Register by paper order form...or skip the paperwork with easy online registration...*NEW - REGISTER ONLINE*
SAFETY TOWN - for children preparing to enter Kindergarten in Fall, 2019
A Two-Week Program, Monday-Thursday mornings, 9am -11:30am both weeks (No Friday Classes), June 10-13 and June 17-20, 2019.
Held at Shawnee Elementary, Safety Town is 8-days of planned curriculum to help children become accustomed to the school setting, while learning important basics of traffic, bus safety, fire, water safety, and more.
SAFETY TOWN "EXTENDED CAMP" - Immediately following Safety Town - REGISTRATION IS FULL
Held at Shawnee Elementary immediately following Safety Town. 11:30am-2:30pm.
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.