Recreation Dept

Questions?  Need forms or more information?
Contact our Rec. Director, Heather Hendrix, at 419-529-2588 ext 3202 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Geocache Hunt

It’s time again to break out the compass and explore Marshall Park! Come join us for a geocache scavenger hunt for all ages on Sunday, September 29th from 3 to 5 pm at the Marshall Park playscape pavilion.

Get clues and follow the coordinates to your next clue to spell out a secret message. Join us for prizes and snacks when you are done! Fun for everyone! Please make sure you have a phone or compass!

Honkin’ Haulin’ Touch a Truck

Come and join the fun on October 6th from 1 to 3 pm in Marshall Park near the baseball fields!!!Lots of different vehicles to check out!!

Fire Trucks, City Trucks, Military Vehicles, Police Cars, etc.!!

Free for everyone! Kids get hats, licenses, and key chains! First come, first serve, so get there before we run out!!This event will be held Rain or Shine!! Hope to see you there!

Haunted Trail

It is going to be a fun night for a Haunted Trail!! The Ontario Recreation Department, along with school and community organizations, are planning on having a haunted trail this fall in Marshall Park!!

Mark your calendars for the evening of Oct. 19th, 2019!! 5 to 7 pm will be kid/family friendly and 7:30 to 10:30 pm will be a Scarier Trail for older kids and adults.

Open Swim

Mark your calendars for swimming fun!! FREE OPEN SWIM NIGHTS!!

Open swim will be held on:

Thursday, Nov.14th Thursday,
Dec.12th 2019 6:30pm-8:00 pm
More open swim dates will be held in 2020!

Ontario Community Craft Show

The 43rd Ontario Community Craft Show will be held on Saturday, December 7th, 2019!!
Over 100 vendors that make handmade crafts will be in two buildings at the Richland County Fairgrounds!
The show starts at 8:30 am and ends at 3 pm!
Admission is $2
Come find some great gifts and holiday items for your home!


You can also find out what is happening with the Rec. Dept. on our
Ontario Recreation Department Facebook page