CAN I FISH IN THE OBERLIN RESERVOIRS?
Yes, you are allowed to fish in all Oberlin reservoirs.
CAN I ICE FISH IN THE RESERVOIRS?
No, ice fishing in not permitted.
DO I NEED A FISHING LICENSE TO FISH IN OBERLIN RESERVOIRS?
to have a current and updated Ohio Fishing License to fish in Parsons
Road reservoir. You do not need a Ohio Fishing License to fish in all
other reservoirs in the City of Oberlin.
CAN I PUT A BOAT IN THE OBERLIN RESERVOIRS?
Boats are prohibited on all reservoirs except Parson Road were electric motors are permitted only.
CAN I SWIM IN THE RESERVOIRS?
No, Swimming in the reservoirs is prohibited at all times.
IS ALCOHOL ALLOWED IN CITY PARKS?
No, alcohol is not permitted in any City parks.
DOES THE CITY OWN TAPPAN SQUARE?
No, Tappan Square is owned by Oberlin College.
CAN I RESERVE A CITY PARK FOR A BIRTHDAY PARTY, FAMILY BARBEQUE OR WEDDING?
City parks can be reserved by filling out a Park Use Application Form
and turning it in to the Recreation Division. All City parks
availability are on a first come, first serve basis.
Ian P. Yarber
Oberlin Recreation Division
69 South Main Street
Oberlin, Ohio 44074
Ph. (440) 775-7254
Fx. (440) 774-9035
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)
Click Calendar Icon for
Oberlin Receation Complex
Ms. Heather Hougland
After School Enrichment Program
Mr. Craig Enos
Mr. Michael Beard
Mr. Kurt Russell
For a list of City Parks
location and amenities
To View a Map of all
City Parks in Oberlin
Registration for programs will begin
two weeks prior to start date.
There will be on-sight
registration at all City programs.
Discounts for families with more
than on participating child.
History of The
Oberlin Parks Plan 1985-1990
Parks & Recreation Study
Parks & Recreation
Strategic Plan 2011
Recreation's Annual Report