The Commission serves as an advisory body to the Council on any and all questions concerning the operation and improvement of City recreation programs. For more information related to the official charge of the Recreation Commission please click here.

Meeting Times

The Commission meets on the third Tuesday of each month on a bi-monthly basis (excluding summer months) at 7:00 p.m. Meetings are held at Oberlin City Hall, in Conference Room 2, located at 85 S. Main Street.  Please refer to the City of Oberlin Calendar of Events for official dates. All meetings of the commission are open to the public and notification of regularly scheduled  or special meetings are made in accordance with applicable Open Meetings Law

Contact Us

For more information please contact Recreation Superintendent, Ian Yarber at 440 775-7254.


Name AddressTerm
Tanya Rosen-Jones, Chair273 Oak Street01/01/2020 - 12/31/2022
Kevin Miller196 E. Lorain Street Apt B.01/01/2022- 12/31/2022
Bryce Johnson45657 E. Hamilton Street01/01/2021 - 12/31/2023
Mary McDaniel495 E. College Street01/01/2022 - 12/31/2024
Michael Schmid, Vice Chair255 Oak Street01/01/2021 - 12/31/2023

A complete list of board and commission members can be found here.

Important Documents

Minutes & Agendas

2011 Parks and Recreation Strategic Plan

Ohio Sunshine Laws


Recreation Department

Questions related to the application process for City board and commission appointments should be directed to the Oberlin Clerk of Council’s Office