Recreation Dept

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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.

EASTER EGG HUNT SATURDAY!! The egg hunt will be held at Marshall Park, Saturday, April 13th, 2019 at NOON. This event is Rain or Shine. Please meet at the playscape area in Marshall Park by 11:45 am. This event is open to children in the 4th grade and under. Please bring a container for your eggs, meet the Easter Bunny, Miss Ontario, and possibly find a special egg for a special prize!!

New Lifeguarding Class! Do you know someone that might be interested in becoming a lifeguard? We are offering a new lifeguarding class for anyone that is interested in becoming a lifeguard. The class will be held at the Ontario High School starting on Wed., May 29th, 30th and 31st, and June 3rd and 4th. It will run from 9 am to 4 pm every day. You must be at least 15 years of age, able to swim a 500, retrieve a brick in deep water, and tread water for 2 minutes. Pre-registration is required. The Ontario Rec. Dept. offers this class at a reduced rate to Ontario students in exchange for paid lifeguarding during the year for Family Swim, Swim Lessons/Stroke, and Summer Rec. REGISTER BY MAY 1st, 2019! You may register online at:

Summer Recreation CAMP
Mark your calendars!! Our Summer Recreation camp will be the weeks of June 10th and June 17th, 2019, on Monday through Thursday each week at the Middle School from 9 am to noon. All students that have completed Kindergarten through fifth grade, are welcome to participate. Our summer recreation camp offers kids the chance to participate in a variety of activities; from arts and crafts, Legos, and science fun; to football, soccer, outdoor games, and dance. This year there will be a non-refundable registration fee of $25.00 for each week per participant (or $60 for a family of 3 participants or more per week). REGISTRATION IS DUE BY MAY 3rd, 2019!! You may register online today at:

Swim lessons
We will be offering swim lessons after the Summer Rec. program for children who have completed kindergarten through fifth grade. There will be two sessions offered. One session will be from 12:15 pm-1:15 pm and the other from 1:15 pm-2:15 pm. It will run for two weeks. The cost of the lessons will be $40 for eight days of lessons. Class size is limited, so make sure you register early, as the classes fill up quickly! REGISTRATION IS DUE BY MAY 3rd, 2019!! Register online today at

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, May 19th from 3 to 5 pm at the Marshall Park 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!

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