Welcome to HURON PARKS & RECREATION
Creating Community through People, Parks & Programs
Unless otherwise noted, general program registration forms can be found under the "Forms" link above.
Yoga at Shawnee Elementary
Yoga Session II is March 24-May 19 at Shawnee Elementary School gym. You are welcome to join the session even if you missed the first class--call 419-433-8487. This class accomodates all skill levels--including beginners! More information.
Breakfast with the Easter Bunny & Egg Hunt
Saturday, March 28th. Lions Club Pancake Breakfast with the Bunny, 8 am-noon at the First Presbyterian Church. Donations of non-perishable food items, for the Huron Food Pantry, are appreciated.
March 28th - 1:00 pm, Egg Hunt with the Bunny at the Huron Boat Basin. Ages 2-8.
Spring City-Wide Garage Sale
2015 Spring City-Wide Garage Sale (yes, Spring will eventually be here!) is Saturday, June 6th from 9am-2pm -- See registration form for more information.
Boat Basin-Amphitheater 2015 Events
Boppin' on the Basin season begins on Saturday, June 6th with the Womack Family Band. Enjoy a blend of folk, Americana, jazz, blues and rock & roll, starting at 7:30 pm. Admission is free thanks to our sponsors. Check out the Boat Basin page to plan your spring and summer fun!
2015 Safety Town
Safety Town is June 8-11 and June 15-18, 9:00-11:30 am, at Shawnee Elementary School. This is a single two-week program, Monday-Thursday both weeks, open to children entering Kindergarten in the Fall. More program information is included on the Safety Town Registration form. Our thanks to the Huron Eagles for their continued sponsorship.
Fun, New Program-- Junior Explorers Camp will be held at Shawnee immediately following Safety Town for both weeks. This program is only available to Safety Town attendees - see the Junior Explorer Camp Registration form for more information.
Summer Youth Programs & Swim Lessons ... plus exciting Summer Day Camp weekly programs!
Visit our Programs page for a complete listing of 2015 Youth Programs & Swim Lesson dates. New this year...Softball Camp (Ages 6-12) and Basic Sailing Course (Ages 12-17)--plus a full line-up of sports camps! Then head over to our Summer Day Camp page to check out the exciting weekly programs for our day campers!
Spaces are limited for most summer programs...register early!
Summer Seasonal Employment
Huron Parks & Recreation offers great seasonal employment opportunities, including: Dock Hand, Parks Maintenance, Recreation Intern (college students), Summer Camp Counselors (college students), Swim Lesson Life Guard, Swim Lesson Instructor, Concession Stand (summer/fall). Complete the application form and mail to Parks & Recreation, 417 Main St., Huron, OH 44839.
Youth Indoor Soccer with Huron High School Soccer Coach & Players
Indoor Soccer @ Shawnee School - REGISTRATION IS FULL FOR ALL AGES AND BOTH SESSIONS. More information
Huron Decals - $5.00 each; donation to the Huron Parks Foundation. Click on the Decal above for mail order form. New option: "static cling" decals can be removed without leaving residue!
Park Memorials - Donations
The Huron Parks & Recreation Department offers the opportunity for community members to donate lasting memorials to loved ones within our park system. More information is available on our "Parks" page.
Lighthouse Pier Additions
Two recent additions to the observation deck of the Huron Lighthouse Pier make the stroll along the pier even more enjoyable! A Viewfinder was installed in memory of Ed and Donna Bender Hamer through a donation to the Huron Parks Foundation and an informative historical marker was provided by the Huron Historical Society. Our sincere appreciation to both -- be sure to check out both new features and enjoy the beautful views.
Best Live Music Venue...Huron Boat Basin!
The Huron Boat Basin was named the Best Live Music Venue by Lake Erie Living magazine, and included in the Sept./October 2014 issue!
Check out the "Our Programs" link at top of page for program details, and "Community Events" link for details.
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