Fairborn Parks and Recreation
Location: 461 E. Dayton-Yellow Springs Rd.
Mail: 44 W. Hebble Ave.
Fairborn, OH 45324
Office:(937) 754-3090
Fax:(937) 754-3133
Contact:Mindy Weaver
E-mail: Parks Division
10 am – 4 pm, M–F

Recreation in Fairborn

The Fairborn Parks and Recreation Division feels there is something for everyone when it comes to recreational fun. Many of the activities are annual events, and new activities have been added. 

Spring Flower Bouquet - January 27, 2015
Celebrate the beauty of spring flowers with us at Hollon Flowers! Build your own bouquet of colorful spring flowers to help beat the winter blues and start thinking spring! All supplies and flowers are included in the fee. Registration deadline is Tuesday, January 13.  Click here for a printable registration form


The Annual Fishing Derby (May)

The Annual Fishing Derby takes place on a Saturday in May at Community Park Pond. Prizes are awarded for catching the most fish, the longest fish, and the heaviest fish. Prior to the derby there is a class (see form below) for adolescents ages 4 – 17, which teaches casting, knot tying, and fish identification, is offered and limited to the first 40 registrants. A fishing license is not required, but you will need to bring your pole, bait and basket. 


Form: Passport to Fishing Training Class Registration
Form: Annual Fishing Derby Registration
The Fairborn Farmer’s Market (April – October)

Each Wednesday from April until the end of October, the Fairborn Farmers’ Market opens mid-morning to early afternoon at the corner of Main Street and Grand Avenue in the Fifth-Third Commons. Patrons can purchase fresh floral arrangements, baked goods, farm-grown produce, herbs, honey, preserves and other related items. All vendors must follow the Cottage Food Rules and have a signed Farmers’ Market Agreement on file with the City.

Summer Youth Programs (June – early August)

Youth ages 6-12 can celebrate summer with the Parks and Recreation Division! Each camp will have a different theme with activities that will provide fun experiences along with opportunities for youth to learn new things and make new friends.

Form: Youth Summer Recreation Program Registration
Softball Leagues (Summer and Fall Leagues)

Fairborn runs a summer softball league with registration beginning in January, and a fall softball league with registration beginning in July. Most leagues are limited to six teams. For returning 2014 teams, registration opens January 5, 2015 - January 30, 2015. New teams may register on a first come, first serve basis for all remaining spaces beginning February 2, 2015. The final registration deadline is April 24, 2015! There will be a manager's meeting on Thursday, April 30, 2015 and the season will run May 4, 2015 - July 17, 2015 (10 week season).

2015 Summer Registration Form

Tennis League (June – August)

Fairborn's Tennis Leagues provide singles and doubles matches for the tennis enthusiasts. League space is limited so register early. Registration is open to anyone, high school age or older. 

Form: Tennis League Registration
Fairborn’s Annual 5K (July)

Fairborn’s Annual 5K run takes place on a Saturday in July at 8:00 a.m. at Rona Hills Park, 600 Roehner Drive. Pre-registration takes place prior to July 1 and many door prizes are made available for those pre-registering (participants must be present to win door prizes). Prizes are awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, in various age group awards for male and female. Refreshments are provided at the end of the race.