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2015 Summer Park Staff

We are now accepting applications for our Summer Park Staff positions for the 2015 summer! 

The Park program is a ten-week program from June 8 through August 14, with the staff working Monday through Friday from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, along with some weekend and evening events (complete list of extra required days can be found on the Parks & Recreation page at ).  Please note we do require all staff work the entire ten-week program (vacations are not permitted).  All staff members must have a valid driver’s license and pass a drug test and background check.  

If you would like further information regarding this position, please call the Parks and Recreation Department at 330-668-9515, or stop at City Hall, Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm to pick up an application, or log on to and go to the Parks & Recreation page to download the application and job description.

Applications will be accepted beginning Feb. 9 and must be received by March 13

Glow in the Dark Egg Hunt

Thursday, April 2nd                                     
Registration deadline by March 27

8:00 pm - refreshments after the hunt       
Bicentennial Park (3486 South Smith Road)
$5 per family/all ages welcome!

Sick of the same boring egg hunt? Well come out and look for glowing eggs in the dark! Bring your flashlights and look for the eggs that light up. The Easter Bunny will also be in the Community Center to take pictures. 

Registration with payment is due by March 27th.


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Park & Recreation Board
The Park and Recreation Board shall serve as an advisory body to the Mayor. Its purpose is to offer suggestions, recommendations, participation and direction to the Division of Parks and Recreation and advise the Director of Parks and Recreation as to the goals, policies and direction of the Division, as developed by the Director or as otherwise set forth in the Charter of the City of Fairlawn. The board meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 6:00 pm.

Mission Statement
The mission of the City of Fairlawn Parks and Recreation Department is to provide opportunities to enhance the quality of life for the residential, business and neighboring communities through a variety of recreational, educational, cultural and health-related activities and events. The goals of each activity and special events are to encourage individual, community, economic and environmental benefits in a safe, meaningful and healthy environment.
(Res. 1996-135. Passed 12-2-96)