Parks & Recreation Division
About the Parks & Recreation Division
- Physical Location: 461 E. Dayton-Yellow Springs Road
- Mail: 44 W. Hebble
Fairborn, Oh 45324
- Phone: (937) 754-3090
- Fax: (937) 754-3133
- Email The Parks Division
- Contact: Alicia Eckhart
- Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00
Mon - Fri
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To improve the quality of life for the citizens of Fairborn through the availability of recreational and cultural opportunities as well as to proactively operate and maintain City-owned buildings, grounds, and cemeteries.
Parks & Recreation:
Determine the appropriate development and use of the 20 City parks and nature areas; coordinate and present concerts and special recreation events in the Summer Park Series; coordinate and assist with all sports league usage; coordinate park reservations and approval for any special events; serve as staff liaison to the Parks & Recreation Advisory Board; communicate and cooperate with the County and other communities' recreation departments; provide research and planning for continued development of recreational and cultural opportunities. Coordinate park system volunteers
Responsible for appropriate physical upkeep and improvements of all City-owned property including the Government Center, Library, four Fire Stations, and other auxiliary buildings; landscaping, irrigation, mowing, and trimming of all grounds; maintenance and preparation of all sports fields, courts, playgrounds, exercise areas, shelters, and other service facilities; assist and provide maintenance support for the annual special events.
Own and maintain Fairfield Cemetery; operate Fairfield Cemetery to provide for the purchase of cemetery plots, the opening, closing, and maintenance of gravesites, pouring forms for monuments, and to provide indigent burials; maintain Cost, Highview, and Hall cemeteries.