Our Parks

Discover all there is to do in Avon Lake Parks

When you live in, work in or visit Avon Lake, you have access to nearly acres of public parks and green spaces. Whether for recreation, athletics or gathering for fun, Avon Lake provides a variety of opportunities for people to get outside and enjoy our community year-round. Discover your favorites among our five community parks, nine neighborhood parks and one Lorain County Metro Park.

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Community Parks

Bleser Park

Bleser Park
32800 Electric Boulevard
Hours: 6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m., year-round

Bleser Park is the most frequently visited park in Avon Lake. With approximately 23 acres, it is the focal point for many activities from baseball to basketball to swimming. Pavilions are available for private party rentals. Bleser Park also offers two rentable pavilions. Pavilion A sits closer to the volleyball & basketball courts. Pavilion B sits closer to the playground.

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Miller Rd Park

Miller Road Park
33760 Lake Road
Hours: 6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m., year-round
Beach Hours: Sunrise - Sunset*

Miller Road Park packs a lot into its 14.7 acres. Located on the west end of Avon Lake on the bike-friendly Lake Road (U.S. 6), the park is many things to many people. Visitors can walk along a lake-side paved trail or sit on one of several park benches and look out over Lake Erie. Picnic tables and grills are available making the destination a popular spot for family gatherings.  

A long fishing pier is open year-round and is a popular place for fishing, walking and watching boaters. Miller Road Park is heavily utilized by Lake Erie boaters. A well-maintained boat launch is in use spring, summer and fall. There is ample parking for visitors and designated parking spaces for vehicles and trailers.

The Gazebo at Miller Road Park is home to our Summer Concerts. Many people have found this gazebo to be the ideal location for outdoor summer weddings and or photos. The pavilion at Miller Road Park can be reserved for picnics.

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*NOTE FOR 2018: Miller Road Park beach is completely underwater as of 5/22/18 and the beach is closed until further notice.



Veteran's Park

Veterans' Memorial Park
32756 Lake Road (Route 83 & Lake Road)
Hours: 6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m., year-round
Beach Hours: Sunrise - Sunset*

Located at the intersection of State Route 83 and State Route 6 (Lake Road), this park offers grand views and wonderful access to Lake Erie. During the summer months, there is a guarded beach and swimming area. The Avon Lake Boat Club offers small boat storage. At the western end of the park lies the historic Lake Shore Cemetery. 

The Lake House and Folger Home located in Veterans' Memorial Park are available for private parties throughout the year. The Veteran’s Memorial Park Gazebo is also a perfect location for graduation, prom and family photos. These popular rental facilities are often used for small weddings, showers, family reunions, graduation parties, meetings and other private events.

Parking: There is limited on-site parking with overflow available across the street at the Old Firehouse Community Center (100 Avon Belden Road) and the old RTA Commuter lot on Lake Road, just west of the Old Firehouse Community Center.

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*NOTE FOR 2020: Due to high water levels, the beach is not open.



Walker Road Park

Walker Road Park
31621 Walker Road (Borders Bay Village)
Hours: 6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m., year-round

Located in Avon Lake on the border of Bay Village, this park is jointly owned by both cities. This park has a pavilion available for rental from May through October. Avon Lake and Bay Village residents will receive the resident rate for this pavilion.

Features:

  • Stocked fishing pond
  • Rentable pavilion
  • Paved walking trails
  • Soccer fields
  • Restrooms

Weiss Fields

Weiss Field
33401 Webber Road
Hours: 6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m., year-round
Dog Park Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m., year-round
Bike and Skate Park Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. (8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. during Daylight
Saving Time)

This is the largest community park in Avon Lake with approximately 79 acres. Weiss Field is our City’s premier ballpark and offers a variety of recreational activities that are free and open to the public. This park is also the location for our annual firework display around the Fourth of July.

Weiss Field offers two rentable pavilions. Pavilion A sits closer to the skate park and can accommodate 50 people. Pavilion B sits closer to the playground and parking lot and can accommodate 100 people.

Pets will love to play off-leash at Weiss Field’s fenced-in dog park. The dog park is completely enclosed by a five-foot high fence that provides space just for small dogs and a separate area for large dogs. 

Features:

  • 11 Baseball/Softball fields
  • Two rentable pavilions
  • Baseball-themed playground
  • Concession stand
  • Basketball court
  • Dog park
  • Bike and skate park
  • Horse arena
  • Walking trails
  • Grills
  • Restrooms

Neighborhood Parks


Belle Road Park
360 Armour Road
Hours: 6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m., year-round

Located in the center of Kopf Family Reservation, this park is part of Lorain County Metro Parks. There are plenty of trails and wooded areas for residents to enjoy the great outdoors.

Features:

  • Paved walking trails
  • Playground
  • Picnic Tables
  • Grills
  • Restrooms


Ilg Family Park
Beck Road
Hours: 6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m., year-round

This passive park is located at the end of Beck Road.



Inwood Park

Inwood Park
347 Inwood Boulevard
Hours: 6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m., year-round

This serene park features plenty of open space to enjoy the outdoors.

Features:

  • Basketball courts
  • Playground


Overlook Park

Overlook Park
Oakwood Boulevard and Forest Boulevard
Hours: 6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m., year-round

This cozy park is located in the center of the "45's cottage district."

Features:

  • New playground
  • Splash pad
  • Picnic tables


Point Park

Point Park
33440 Electric Boulevard
Hours: 6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m., year-round

This tiny pocket park features benches and wonderful flora courtesy of the Avon-on-the-Lake Garden Club.



Restar Park

Resatar Park
31755 Electric Boulevard
Hours: 6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m., year-round

This lovely park is the perfect place for a game or picnic.


 

Bicentennial Park

Russ Lynch Bicentennial Park
33133 Electric Boulevard
Hours: 6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m., year-round

This passive park is a lovely place to take a leisurely stroll in a quiet wooded surrounding.



Sunset Park

Sunset Park
Division Road and Stoneybrook
Hours: 6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m., year-round

This beautiful park is located a short walk from the Kopf Family Reservation.

Features:

  • Baseball/softball field
  • Picnic tables
  • Playground

 

Wedgewood Park

Wedgewood Park
Wedgewood Road and Jaycox Road
Hours: 6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m., year-round

Home of the neighborhood Greenbox program in the summer, this pocket park is a beautiful piece of open space.


 

West Shore Park

West Shore Park
58 West Shore Road
Hours: 6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m., year-round

This newly acquired park is the perfect place to watch the sunset.

 

Lorain County Metro Park


Kopf Family Park

Kopf Family Reservation
Armour Road Trail

Kopf Family Reservation opened in 2008 and boasts more than three miles of maintained trails that wind through stream-side woodlands. A partnership between the Lorain County Metro Parks, the City of Avon Lake, Avon Lake School District and Avon Lake Public Library, this neighborhood gateway park offers visitors year-round opportunities for recreation.

Park Rules

A comprehensive list of the park rules can be found here. After clicking the link, you will navigate on the left-hand side to Part Ten, Title Six- Recreation Facilities, Chapter 1070 Avon Lake Park and Assembly Hall. From there you will find the overall rules and individual park information.

Dog Park Rules

Dog park rules are designed both to ensure good manners and help promote safety. For this reason, it’s important to know the do's and don’ts of the dog park and to follow them every time you and your dog visit the park.

1070.07  WEISS FIELD DOG PARK RULES AND REGULATIONS

  1. The City does not supervise use of off-leash areas, and anyone using the area does so at his or her own risk.
  2. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult in the fenced area.
  3. Only two dogs per person are allowed.
  4. Dogs must be healthy, fully immunized, dewormed, licensed as set forth in Section 618.08, and wearing ID tags as set forth in Section 618.095.
  5. Puppies under four months old are prohibited.
  6. Female dogs in heat and non-neutered male dogs are prohibited.
  7. Dogs that are classified as potential nuisance dogs, nuisance dogs, dangerous dogs or vicious dogs are prohibited.
  8. Dogs must be leashed prior to and upon leaving the fenced area, and owners must have a leash visible at all times while the dog is off leash in the fenced area.
  9. Dogs must never be left unattended or out of owner's sight.
  10. Owners of dogs using the fenced area must remain within the fenced area at all times.
  11. Dogs must be removed by their owners immediately at the first sign of aggressive behavior toward people or other dogs.
  12. Owners are legally responsible for their dogs and any injuries caused by their dogs.
  13. Owners are required to clean up and dispose of all waste of their dogs.
  14. No food, smoking, treats or chew items are allowed inside the fenced area.
  15. Failure to comply with the posted rules and regulations may result in expulsion from the park.

(Ord. 133-06. Passed 11-27-06; Ord. 168-08. Passed 12-8-08; Ord. 96-2017. Passed 6-26-17.)