Although the city does have access to the river we want to remind everyone that there is NO SWIMMING IN THE RIVER.
Village Green Park:
This park serves as a gateway into the community. Its central park facility provides a variety of recreational alternatives on a small 3-acre plot, located in the City's Historic District, at Columbia Road (Rt.252) and Water Street. Families with young children especially enjoy the newly renovated playground and fountain. Many photography sessions have been held on the grounds gazebo. Grills and picnic tables around the park make it a nice picnic spot for young and old alike. Basketball, Volleyball and Horseshoes make this an ideal location for family gatherings. Take a look at the schoolhouse pavilion that is newly constructed and will be opening soon!
This large park covers approximately 5 acres along the West Branch of the Rocky River and Plum Creek, located on Water Street. The park provides a variety of recreational opportunities. It includes scenic waterfalls, fishing, walking trails, picnic areas with grills and an old world like stone covered pavilion and restrooms. There are also many alcoves to discover.
East River Park:
This handicapped accessible park offers a pavilion with a fireplace, picnic tables, grills, scenic overlook deck connected with walking trails, open play areas, age specific play areas, drinking fountain and restrooms. Winter is no stranger to this park, which has its own sledding hill that provides chilling and thrilling hours of fun! Located on Lewis Road. Also, there is an ice skating available, weather permitting. See Upcoming Events for details on activities.
Tyndall Falls Park:
This is a small area located at the end of Tyndall Falls Boulevard off Columbia Road. A sidewalk leads down the middle of the park. There is a play structure and a swing set.
This park has limited space due to close proximity to houses; it is located off Basswood in the Flair Development. It has a baseball field and basketball court. With respect for the area residents, a sign has been posted for regulated play.
This area is approximately 2-acres located off in the Bradford Gates development. The park amenities include a basketball court, and an all purpose playing field.