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Fairborn Parks and Recreation
Location: 461 E. Dayton-Yellow Springs Rd.
Mail: 44 W. Hebble Ave.
Fairborn, OH 45324
Office:(937) 754-3090
Fax:(937) 754-3133
Contact:Mindy Weaver
E-mail: Parks Division
10 am – 4 pm, M–F

Recreation in Fairborn

The Fairborn Parks and Recreation Division feels there is something for everyone when it comes to recreational fun. Many of the activities are annual events, and new activities have been added. 

Family Fun Pumpkin Carving - October 28, 2014

Come and join us for an evening of Halloween fun! Participants will receive a pumpkin to carve and take home. All supplies needed for carving will be provided.  Click here for registration form 

Kids "How-To" Workshop - Pallet Coasters - November 1, 2014

We are partnering with Home Depot to offer a FREE Youth "How-To" Workshop - Pallet Coasters. In the workshop kids will construct their own pallet coaster to take home along with receive a certificate of achievement, a workshop apron, and commerative pen. Supplies are limited so register early! Registration ends on Friday, October 24.  Click here for flyer 

Christmas Card Making - November 6, 2014

Join us for a card making class! We will make three colorful cards with embellishments. All supplies are included in the fee. Registration ends on Wednesday, November 5.  Click here for registration form 

Thanksgiving Flower Centerpiece - November 25, 2014

Learn basic floral design principles as you create a beautiful thanksgiving arrangement for your home or to give as a wonderful hostess gift. Step-by-step instructions will be given and all flowers and materials are included in the fee. Registration ends on Tuesday, November 11.  Click here for registration form 

The Annual Fishing Derby (May)

The Annual Fishing Derby takes place on a Saturday in May at Community Park Pond. Prizes are awarded for catching the most fish, the longest fish, and the heaviest fish. Prior to the derby there is a class (see form below) for adolescents ages 4 – 17, which teaches casting, knot tying, and fish identification, is offered and limited to the first 40 registrants. A fishing license is not required, but you will need to bring your pole, bait and basket. 

 

Form: Passport to Fishing Training Class Registration
Form: Annual Fishing Derby Registration
 
The Fairborn Farmer’s Market (April – October)

Each Wednesday from April until the end of October, the Fairborn Farmers’ Market opens mid-morning to early afternoon at the corner of Main Street and Grand Avenue in the Fifth-Third Commons. Patrons can purchase fresh floral arrangements, baked goods, farm-grown produce, herbs, honey, preserves and other related items. All vendors must follow the Cottage Food Rules and have a signed Farmers’ Market Agreement on file with the City.

 
Summer Youth Programs (June – early August)

Youth ages 6-12 can celebrate summer with the Parks and Recreation Division! Each camp will have a different theme with activities that will provide fun experiences along with opportunities for youth to learn new things and make new friends.

Form: Youth Summer Recreation Program Registration
 
Softball Leagues (Summer and Fall Leagues)

Fairborn runs a summer softball league with registration beginning in December, and a fall softball league for with registration in July. Most leagues are limited to six teams.
Fall Registration Form

 
Tennis League (June – August)

Fairborn's Tennis Leagues provide singles and doubles matches for the tennis enthusiasts. League space is limited so register early. Registration is open to anyone, high school age or older. 

Form: Tennis League Registration
 
Fairborn’s Annual 5K (July)

Fairborn’s Annual 5K run takes place on a Saturday in July at 8:00 a.m. at Rona Hills Park, 600 Roehner Drive. Pre-registration takes place prior to July 1 and many door prizes are made available for those pre-registering (participants must be present to win door prizes). Prizes are awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, in various age group awards for male and female. Refreshments are provided at the end of the race.