Parks & Recreation

park logo
  1. Home Page

    return to the Lancaster Parks Home Page

  2. 2017 Activities & Programs (PDF)

    View the 2017 Activities and Programs brochure and discover which is the best fit for you and your family. Program dates may be subject to change

  3. About Lancaster Parks

    Explore what Lancaster Parks have to offer the community such as the sports programs, special events and the Olivedale Senior Center.

  4. Calendar of Events

    calendar of events

  5. Charles Alley Nature Park

    Explore the events and activities available for the community at Charles Alley Nature Park in Lancaster, Ohio.

  6. Special Events

    View a list of special events that occur in Lancaster, Ohio thanks to the Parks and Recreation Department.

  7. Sports

    Learn about the different sporting events and clubs available from the Parks and Recreation Department to stay active and involved in the community. Also includes No Limits Athletics programs

  8. Superstar Tennis Camp

    Formerly known as No Limits Athletics Tennis Camp. Superstar Tennis Camp is an inclusive, introductory skills camp for young athletes with and without disabilities

  9. Pools

    View a list of pools in the Lancaster, Ohio area along with admission fees, hours and more. Lifeguards needed for 2016. information on how to apply

  10. Shelter Houses

    Take a look at the 2 shelter houses on the Rising Park grounds that are available for reservation. Also, find out how to reserve one of the shelters for your event.

  11. Olivedale Senior Center

    Welcome to Olivedale Senior Center…. A living memorial to Olive and Dale Schurtz, generous Lancaster residents, who bequeathed their home and property to the City of Lancaster. Dedicated for the use of senior citizens of the community, Olivedale Senior Center is part of the Lancaster Parks and Recreation Department.

  12. Park Rules (PDF)

    View the rules and regulations for all parks as created by the Board of Park Commissioners in Lancaster, Ohio.

  13. Park Maps

    View the maps the Lancaster, Ohio area parks and find out which is best for you.

  14. Accessible Parks

    Explore a list of parks that have amenities that are accessible for those with disabilities in Lancaster, Ohio.

  15. Adopt-a-Park

    Learn about the Adopt-a-Park program in Lancaster, Ohio and find out how to adopt your own.

  16. Bike Trail Map

    View a map of the Fairfield Heritage Trail in Lancaster, Ohio and stay prepared on how far and long you are willing and able to bike.

  17. Friends of Lancaster Parks & Recreation

    A support group that reaches out to the community seeking people who want to contribute time, expertise, or money to enhance park programs beyond those funded by your tax dollars...

  18. Photo Club

    Find out how to join the Mt. Pleasant Photography Club whether you are beginner or experienced, there is something for you.