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.


Open Family Swim- our open swim is available to all Ontario residents and students attending Ontario schools. It is for all ages and held at the Ontario Middle School pool.

Open swim will be from 6:30 pm to 8 pm on the following dates: January 10th, January 24th, February 7th, February 28th, March 7th, and March 21st, 2019. Come join us for some exercise and fun! Open swim will be canceled if schools are closed for snow days.

A Lifeguard Recertification class will be held April 7th from 1 to 5 pm. If you have a student that received a lifeguard certification and it has been two years, they need to get it renewed. Class size is limited, so email or call the Rec. Dept. to sign up by March 29th, 2019! You can email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 419-529-2588 ext. 3202.

Mark your calendars for our Easter Egg Hunt!! 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!!

Also, a New Lifeguard Certification Class will be offered May 29th, 30th, 31st and June 3rd and 4th from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. You must be at least 15 years of age, able to swim 500 meters, retrieve a brick in deep water, and tread water for two minutes without hands. Daily attendance is mandatory. Pre-registration is required and class size is limited, so contact the Rec. Dept. today!

If you have any questions or concerns, please email our Recreation Director at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 419-529-2588 Ext 3202. To find out information on events and what is happening with the Ontario Recreation Dept, follow us and like our Ontario Recreation Department Facebook page.


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