• Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 10:00 AM through August 12, 2017

    Avon Lake Fishing With Friends

    Fishing with Friends-- FREE!

    Join us this summer at Miller Road Pier & Walker Road Park Reservoir for year two of our popular fishing program!


    June 13th-August 12th, poles, bait and knowledgeable attendants will be available. Stop up once to give it a try or make it a part of your daily routine!


    Tu/Th/Sat from 10:00AM - 2:00PM at Walker Road Park. Catch Bluegill, Bass and Catfish!

    Wed/Fri from 10:00AM - 2:00PM at Miller Road Park. Catch Yellow Perch, Sunfish, Bass and more!



    •   This program is designed for kids 15 and under (families encouraged!). Other ages may be accommodated but please check with the attendant.

    •   All youth under 18 must have a signed permission form completed during or prior to their first fishing experience with the Avon Lake Parks & Recreation Department.
    •   Children under 12 years old must be accompanied and supervised by a responsible person, 14 years old or older. Children under 6 years old need to have a responsible individual within arm’s reach at all times.

  • Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 10:00 AM

    STEM Camp: Week 3- June 28th 10 a.m. -12 p.m. Space


    Join us four our camp sessions where Get With the Program will take a holistic approach to child development by  incorporating art, music, physical education, and language arts into STEM learning. Space will be limited, and registration must be done in person at the West River Branch of EPLS.

  • Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 11:00 AM through June 29, 2017
    Buffalo Wild Wings in Elyria, OH

    Buffalo Wild Wings Kids Eat Free

    BWW.pngKids eat free on Wednesdays! One kid under 12 eats free per adult meal purchase. 

  • Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 12:00 PM

    Tweens Tie Dye

    Keep calm and tie dye! Bring a white tee shirt or white pillowcase and create a groovy masterpiece that is far out!  ages 9-12 please. Registration required

  • Friday, June 30, 2017 at 07:00 PM

    Emily Keener - Summer Concert

    Emily Keener is an eighteen-year-old  singer/songwriter from Wakeman, OH. Since her exciting journey into the Top 12 on Season 10 of NBC’s The Voice.

  • Saturday, July 01, 2017 at 10:00 AM through September 04, 2017


    Butterfly House

    Walk through the butterfly house. If you stand still one may even land you.

  • Saturday, July 01, 2017 at 12:00 PM
    Miller Road Fishing Pier in Avon Lake, OH

    Hooks for Hunger: Youth Activities


    This year we are adding an additional community and family component. We will be having free kids fishing off of the pier from 12:00-2:00PM. Prizes will be awarded to longest fish, shortest fish & more! Free food and additional family activities will be near the pier. Stay until 2 to watch the professional fisherman weigh in their GIANT fish and announce the winners. Youth winners will also be announced at the 2PM weigh in.


    NO COST. Preregistration encouraged but not required. Registration is under the "Outdoor Recreation" tab.


    Event Agenda

    12:00-2:00 Youth and Family Activities

    12:00-12:30 Fishing timeslot 1 (preregistration encouraged)

    12:30-1:00 Fishing timeslot 2 (preregistration encouraged)

    1:00-1:30 Fishing timeslot 3 (preregistration encouraged)

    1:30-2:00 Fishing timeslot 4 (preregistration encouraged)

    2:00 Professional Fishermans’ Weigh-in & Youth Winners announced


    2 age groups: 9 and Under & 10-15


    Prizes for:

    Biggest Fish

    Smallest Fish

    Most fish caught

  • Sunday, July 02, 2017 at 04:00 PM
    Lorain County Speedway in Amherst, OH

    Sunday Funday at Lorain County Speedway

    Sunday Funday with Fireworks and Camping

    Kids under 12 are free.  

    13 & Over is $12.


  • Monday, July 03, 2017 at 02:00 PM

    Glow Party for Kids

    Families with children of all ages, join us this summer for a super fun Glow Party just for kids! Write secret messages, watch colors transform under black light, and share in the fun with your friends.  Preregistration required.

  • Wednesday, July 05, 2017 at 11:00 AM through July 06, 2017
    Buffalo Wild Wings in Elyria, OH

    Buffalo Wild Wings Kids Eat Free

    BWW.pngKids eat free on Wednesdays! One kid under 12 eats free per adult meal purchase.