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FAQ's

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?
You need 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?

Yes, 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.



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

 

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