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Dog Park Survey

We are exploring the need for a dog park in our City.  Please fill out the survey and send back by August 31.  Email to or mail to: Fairlawn Parks & Recreation, 3487 S Smith Road, Fairlawn, OH  44333.  Questions?  Call 330-668-9515.

Friday Night Concert Series
Friday nights 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bicentennial Park (3486 S. Smith Road)

July 17        Rudy & the Professionals (Caribbean & Dance)
July 24        Chardon Polka (Polka)
July 31        Greased Lightning (Dance & Show Band)

Family Fun Night
Finding Nemo

August 7, 2015 7:00 pm

Bicentennial Park (3486 S Smith Road)

Movie will begin at 9:15, or as soon as it is dark enough!

If it rains, we will move into the Community Center for the movie. Join us for our 11th annual Family Fun Night! Games and activities will be held for children of all ages before the movie and once it is dark, we will watch Finding Nemo on a large, outdoor screen. Registration is not necessary...everyone is welcome!

The City of Fairlawn announces the
2015 Fairlawn Food Truck Roundup and Car Cruise In
Sunday, September 6 11:00 am – 6:00 pm 
Bicentennial Park, 3486 S Smith Road, Fairlawn

It's that time of year again!  The year's premier food festival is set for Sunday, September 6, and will take place in Bicentennial Park, while the Car Cruise In will be located in the Bock & Clark parking lot. 
We can’t wait to see you in September. 

food truck application    

Monday, October 5, 2015  
 10:30 am Shotgun Start               3:00 pm Italian Buffet
Registration deadline:  Payment and form must be in by Sept. 24


Cost:                        $45.00/person (includes golf, cart and dinner)
Tee Time:                10:30 am shotgun start
Registration:           begins at 9:30 am  
Dinner:                     3:00 pm 
Requirements:        At least one member of each twosome or foursome MUST be a Fairlawn resident, work in the City of Fairlawn or be a Fairlawn Chamber Member and this person MUST BE PRESENT for the foursome to play on the day of the event.  If you register as a twosome, we will put you with another to make a foursome.

Printable Registration Form        Register Online

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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)