While tending their flower garden at Lake Front Park, the Huron Garden Club members discovered two tiny, cute chairs tucked in the flowers -- they have no clue where they came from! We think it confirms that Lake Front is a magical place!
Fall Ball @ Fabens season will be Aug. 15-Sept. 27, 2020 (No Games Labor Day Weekend), with the first two weekends of October as rain dates. League space will be strictly limited -- do not delay Team Registrations. More information can be found here.
Huron Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce our partnership with the City of Huron's Parks & Recreation for the HURON FARMER'S MARKET!! We look forward to our returning farmers joining us and the addition of some new! LIKE the new page (click here) and stay tuned for updates. If you are interested in being [...]
In an effort to provide the safest overall experience, the City has temporarily closed Nickel Plate Beach until May 31st. As part of the Responsible Restart Ohio initiative, the State released guidelines on beaches within the last 24 hours which made it difficult for us to accommodate all the necessary parameters in time to meet [...]
All events at the Huron Boat Basin — Boppin’ on the Basin; and the Red, White & Blues Bang (Fireworks included) — have been cancelled through July 14, 2020. This difficult announcement is made based on continued gathering restrictions and social distancing orders. We apologize for the disappointment. We are so proud to be a [...]
An Important Announcement From Queen Alaina Parkinson, and Committee President William Biddlecombe Regarding The 2020 Huron River Fest. Click here to view the video.
The 2020 Huron City-Wide Garage Sale (originally scheduled for May 30th) has been postponed based on State health guidelines. The Garage Sale has been RESCHEDULED TO SATURDAY, SEPT. 5th (Labor Day weekend). For those already registered, look for a notice in your mail; please return the form to Parks & Rec. We are continuing to [...]
The Huron Parks & Recreation 2020 Safety Town Program has been cancelled, in keeping with the State of Ohio’s guidelines during the continued virus battle. We LOVE hosting Safety Town, and share the disappointment of our Pre-K Students, our Teachers, Presenters and Counselors! We hope to adjust next year's Safety Town Program to include those [...]
Thank you to Huron Garden Club for an image that made us smile - love the huge carrot! (Friendly reminder that Playground equipment/area, and restrooms, are closed).
If your family can mange to do so, pull a couple non-perishable food items from your pantry to donate. The Huron Helping Hands Donation box is located behind the Lighthouse Church, 820 Cleveland Rd. East, on the OUTSIDE of the building. Practice safe social distancing — wait for others to drop their donations if necessary. [...]
Create your own artwork — pencil, paper, crayons, paints, use whatever you have … so you can decorate for The Bunny Challenge! Draw spring flowers, or colorful eggs, or birds and blue skies! Ask parents where you can hang your drawings! Maybe even in your windows so your neighbors can also enjoy your artwork! Parents [...]
While "Breakfast with the Bunny" and the Egg Hunt was cancelled — we can still have fun (while staying safe) and help our community! Normally, the Huron Lions Club prepares the pancake breakfast, and we accept non-perishable food donations for the Huron Helping Hands Food Pantry. During these times, the Food Pantry still needs your [...]
Playgrounds within the City of Huron parks are closed, in accordance with Governor DeWine's order of March 22, 2020. The open space parks and trails are open and we urge you to actively practice social distancing and keep 6 feet away from other park users. Thank you for understanding.
Please note! Special alert. The City of Huron Parks and Recreation Department has cancelled all current and upcoming programs and classes until April 5th. We will provide updates for future programming as we receive additional information. In addition, The Parks and Recreation office and Huron Boat Basin office will be closed to public access. If [...]
We are excited to introduce two Huron Parks & Rec “Clean-Up Basket Stands” — one at the base of the Lighthouse Pier, and the other at Nickel Plate Beach. Pick up a basket and collect any trash you find while on your walk, then dispose of the trash in the cans provided and return the [...]
Thank you to Huron Garden Club and all of their "helpers" for keeping Lake Front Park current with the season!
Pre-K -K Indoor Soccer for Tuesday evening, Feb. 6th, is cancelled due to "No School" weather closing. Reminder: No Soccer when School is closed/cancelled!
It's never too early to plan your SUMMER FUN! Check out the Huron Boat Basin 2020 schedule here.
2020 Indoor Soccer SATURDAY LEAGUE @ Woodlands begins Jan. 18th -- with Huron High School Coaches and Players! Grades 1-2 at Noon-1pm. Grades 3-4 at 1:15-2:30pm. Grades 5-7 at 2:45-4pm. Openings available -- register online here.
2020 Indoor Yoga begins this evening! Tuesday evenings, 6-7pm, at the Huron Boat Basin Marina Building. Accommodates all skill levels--beginners welcome! Arrive about 10 minutes early on any Tuesday evening to register at class, or register online -- more information click here.
Active lifestyles contribute so much to our well being. Start the New Year with a few positive steps -- check out Parks & Rec Fitness opportunities, like Walking at Woodlands, Indoor Yoga at the Boat Basin Marina building and Youth Indoor Soccer to keep kids active and happy over the winter season! Click here to [...]
Public Boat Ramp was packed today -- December 23rd! Nice to see so much boater traffic in Huron! No sightings of a jolly fellow in red suit with fishing pole ... he must be busy right now!
It's an incredibly busy time of year -- just a quick reminder to register for YOUTH INDOOR SOCCER. Enrollment is limited, so now is the time to secure your spot! The good news is that you can accomplish this task online, from home, cozy in your Santa PJ's - https://huron.recdesk.com/Community/Home
Youth Indoor Soccer begins in January! It's a great opportunity for boys and girls to work with the HURON HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER COACHES and PLAYERS to improve skills and have fun! Many age groups fill quickly - REGISTER NOW! More information can be found here.
Our thanks to the Huron Garden Club for their annual Christmas Tree display at Lake Front Park!
The Parks Maintenance staff has been busy spreading playground-approved "fibers" in preparation for the busy season next year. Working through the long list of "Winter Projects" is so important for the safety and appearance of our public parks ... we just wanted to say an official "Thanks!" for their hard work year-round!
Check out the photo gallery from the Sandusky Register here.
The Dawg Daze Girls Softball Tournament, sponsored by Huron Parks & Recreation, will be held on July 31-Aug. 2, 2020 at Fabens Park. Age Divisions are 10U, 12U, 14U, 16U and 18U. This will be our 20th ANNUAL tournament! We are proud that this well-respected tournament draws teams from multiple states as well as Ohio, [...]
As you "kick-off" the holiday season -- add the Huron Winter Fest on December 7th (2-7pm) to your celebration schedule! Santa and Mrs. Claus will arrive at the Boat Basin at 2pm --Free carriage rides will take you down N. Main to a wide variety of activities -- from cookie decorating to Santa's Market. FIREWORKS [...]
It's not too early to mark Dec. 7th on your holiday calendar! In partnership with the CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, we are excited to expand the Winter Fest to include more fun activities, including Fireworks! We will continue the tradition of Santa and Mrs. Claus visiting with children at the HURON BOAT BASIN! Check the Huron Parks [...]
Crews completed the majority of the work necessary for the Huron Lighthouse lighting project. There are still minor tweaks being made to the system but we hope to have it up and running very soon. The City did a demo last night and will be doing a few more demos soon. #huronohio #greatlakeplace #huronlighthouse #lighthouse
Walking @ Woodlands began 11/4! Monday through Thursday evenings, 6:00-7:30pm (ONLY ON SCHOOL DAYS). Safe, indoor walking for healthy exercise all winter. FREE PROGRAM - held at Woodlands Intermediate School. Use entrance door on East side of building. Many thanks to Huron City Schools for the use Woodlands.
Fall Yoga, held indoors at the Boat Basin Marina building, is underway! Tuesday evenings, 6-7pm. Class is designed for all skill levels - BEGINNERS WELCOME! The current session runs through Dec 17th (10 weeks) - Registration Fee is $50 for current session ($5. per class) - Fee can be pro-rated per class. Arrive early to [...]
Our thanks to the Huron Garden Club for their display at Lake Front Park! It's a wonderful time of year to enjoy the park -- stop by to take-in the lake view!
Read more about the improvements in the Sandusky Register article here.
PUMPKINS FOR BUSINESS is a fun way to show your community spirit and benefit from FREE ADVERTISING at the Pumpkin Fest on Oct. 12th. More information can be found here.
The City is partnering with the Lorain Port Authority and Jet Express Ferry to Put-in-Bay, Kelleys Island & Cedar Point to offer a fun way to head to the season opener for the Cleveland Browns - Sunday September 9! The trip departs the Huron dock at 9:30AM (please arrive 30 minutes early). Pickup occurs along the river wall [...]
3rd and 4th grade Students in the STEM/STEAM Summer Learning Camp were given a problem to create a boat that can hold pennies and float. They were provided resources to construct their vessel and given an opportunity to test it. What a great learning experience!!
From the K96 Facebook page: The National Weather Service in Cleveland issued an excessive heat watch and/or warning for significant portions of Northern Ohio over the weekend. It will be in effect Friday afternoon to Saturday evening. After serious consideration and speaking with Huron Boat Basin Management, due to the extreme conditions, and concern for [...]
Huron Parks and Recreation will host Movies by the Park on Wednesdays at the Boat Basin Amphitheater. Movies will begin at dusk and are free to the public. July 17 - How to Train Your Dragon July 24 - The Grinch (2018) July 31 - The Tigger Movie Aug. 7 - A Wrinkle in Time [...]
Junior Explorer Camp, Ages 7-10 - LIMITED TIME SPECIAL: Register now: only $45/week, per child (Residents) -- or $50/week, per child (Non-Residents). JUNIOR EXPLORERS CAMP - Ages 7-10 Monday through Friday, 9am - 3pm, for four weeks. Sign up for one week or as many as you choose! Held at Shawnee Elementary School. Pack a [...]
JUNIOR EXPLORER CAMPS begin on July 8th. Ages 7-10, 9am-3pm. Four weekly camps with NEW activities each week--crafts, games, projects and fun activities outdoors and indoors! FUN FOR KIDS AND A BREAK FOR PARENTS...uninterrupted time to work on your "Summer To-Do" list! SPECIAL ON REGISTRATION: Sign-up for first week; second week is 1/2 off Registration [...]
Huron Parks & Recreations put on another terrific program for incoming Kindergarten students. The 8-day planned curriculum program helped familiarize children with the school setting while learning important safety lessons.
The Huron Garden Club has been busy with a fresh planting at Lake Front Park -- thank you!
It may seem early ... but NOW is the time to secure a spot for the 2019 Fall Ball @ Fabens League! LEAGUE SPACES ARE LIMITED! Don't delay your registration. Team Registration (sorry, no individual registrations) information is available here.
Baseball Camp with the Huron High School Coaching Staff begins on June 10th -- Register now to sharpen skills and have FUN with the "big kids" (Huron HS Team members) helping with camp! More information and ONLINE REGISTRATION link athttps://www.cityofhuron.org/government/departments/parks-and-recreation/programs
Time to fly! Register now for Track Camp, June 5-7th. More information and online registration link at https://www.cityofhuron.org/…/departments/parks-an…/programs
We are excited to kick-off the Boating Season -- a great way to recognize National Safe Boating Week is to take a few minutes to review Safe Boating tips on the ODNR Watercraft website -- http://watercraft.ohiodnr.gov/…/safe-boating-campaign-remin…
Fun times ahead! Nickel Plate Beach "official" opening is tomorrow! Please take a few moments to review posted SAFETY information at the Beach. Reminder: $6.00 daily parking fee; season parking passes also available at the Entry Gate. Throughout the season, Erie County Health Department monitors water with results posted here
Don't delay registration in Youth Camps--SPACES ARE LIMITED! The Sports Camp schedule includes Track, Baseball, (Golf is FULL), Tennis, Cheer, Soccer & Basketball Camps -- Plus Summer Day Camps and Arts & Crafts Camp. Details and online registration link here.
Happy to see some sunshine and busy getting ready for FUN Spring events. Programs and Youth Camps require pre-registration - details here. As in the past, Boppin' on the Basin is Free Admission --thank you to Key Bank for their sponsorship!
Huron River Boat Access Ramp has two new life ring buoys thanks to Fish Huron. Please Boat Smart from the Start!
Swim Lesson registrations are now available online here. Class spaces are limited; if a class that you would like to attend is Full, please email your information to [email protected] -- this will allow us to notify those interested (by email) if a slot opens, for first-come, first serve registration.
Fabens Park is one of the busiest places in Huron during season! The Advertising Banner program is a great opportunity to have your business logo and message featured in a family-friendly atmosphere! Learn how easy (and economical) it is to participate here.