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Martin Luther King Jr. Park

A 1.5 acre park with historic sculptures in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. and the Oberlin-Wellington Rescue along with John Brown. There is also an environmental sculpture titled "Streams" by Athena Tacha set in the banks of Plum Creek, adjacent to a walking bridge that connects the park to City Hall and the Public Library.

MLK Park Address

17 West Vine Street

Oberlin, OH 44074

                                                                                              

             More information on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.          

Dr. King and Oberlin 

 

 

More information on Oberlin-Wellington Rescue

 

 

 

 

 

 

More information on John Brown

  

 

 

"Streams"  (1975-76) by Athena Tacha

 

More information on Athena Tacha 

  

 

 

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Contact Information


Ian P. Yarber

Recreation Superintendent

440.775.7254

iyarber@cityofoberlin.com

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Saundra Phillips 

Administrative Assistant

440.774.3428

sphillips@cityofoberlin.com

 

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Oberlin Recreation Division
69 South Main Street
Oberlin, Ohio 44074
Ph. (440) 775-7254
Fx. (440) 774-9035

 

Contact Us


Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

 

closed Lunch hour

12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

 

(Closed most Holidays)


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Field Availability

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Oberlin Receation Complex

Field Schedule


 

 

 

Program Supervisors:

Ms. Heather Hougland 

 

After School Enrichment Program

 

 

 

Mr. Craig Enos

 

Biddy Wrestling

 

 

 

 Mr. Michael Beard

 

Playground Experience

 

 

 

Mr. Kurt Russell

 

Open Gym

 

 

 

City Parks Guide

For a list of City Parks
location and amenities

Click here

 

To View a Map of all

City Parks in Oberlin

 

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Registration for programs will begin
two weeks prior to start date.
There will be on-sight
 registration at all City programs.


 

FAMILY DISCOUNTS
Discounts for families with more
 than on participating child.
 
 
 

 

History of The

Recreation Commission

 

 

Oberlin Parks Plan 1985-1990

 

Parks & Recreation Study

1990-1991

 

Parks & Recreation

Strategic Plan 2011

 

Recreation's Annual Report

 

2010 Report

2011 Report

2012 Report

 

Oberlin City Hall - 85 South Main Street - Oberlin, Ohio 44074 Ph. (440) 775-1531 Fax (440) 775-7208 Copyright © 2014, City of Oberlin. All rights reserved.