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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. 

CoEd Kickball Fall 2014

Starting Wednesday, September 3rd! Games at 6:00, 7:00, and 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday Nights at Fairfield Park. Registration closes Tuesday, August 26th! For more information call the Parks and Recreation Office at 754-3090. 

Hike and Explore - September 13, 2014 (Ages 10 - 17 years)

Enjoy exploring through Oakes Quarry Park while learning to use a compass and map.  Learn what it's like to navigate through the woods in a diverse and unfamiliar terrain like a soldier.  Make sure to join us for some fun and adventure!  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.