Parks & Recreation


NEW!!!   Frozen Fairlawn (RAIN OR SHINE)

Saturday, July 27       11:00 am - 5:00 pm          Bicentennial Park (3486 S Smith Road)

Is the heat getting to you? Pretend it is winter while you ice skate on a synthetic ice rink, have a snowball fight, play in the bounce house and enjoy winter themed activities. This event takes place rain or shine. In the event of rain, the ice rink will be moved to the main level of the Fairlawn Kiwanis Community Center  We will have a snow cone truck so you can purchase icy treats!

Skating will be held each hour from 11:00 am until 4:00 pm for 45 minute time slots. Cost is $5/person. Skating registration must be done in advance online. If there are any openings available, you may be able to sign up at the even - exact cash only accepted the day of the event.

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)