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Ottawa Metro Park

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2632 Ada Road
Lima, OH 45801 United States

September 2017

Walking Thru Autumn

September 9, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Ottawa Metro Park, 2632 Ada Road
Lima, OH 45801 United States
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Please join us for the 11th consecutive year of the popular Walking Thru Autumn series. Each week, 50-70 participants meet for camaraderie and to explore some of the 27 miles of Metro Park trails. Upon completing 6 out of the 8 offered hikes, participants will receive a 2017 Metro Parks hiking stick medallion. Hand-made wood hiking sticks will be available for purchase for $10. All participants are required to pre-register by calling 419-221-1232. All hikes start at 9:00 a.m., will…

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February 2018

JUST FOR KIDS: WINTER EXPLORATION

February 11, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Ottawa Metro Park, 2632 Ada Road
Lima, OH 45801 United States
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Kids ages 5-12 are invited to have some outdoor winter fun as we explore Ottawa Metro Park. We will learn to recognize animal tracks and will look for other signs of wildlife. Meet at the Amphitheater. Register by Feb. 9 at 419-221-1232.  

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September 2018

DOG DAY AT THE BEACH – CANCELLED

September 8, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Ottawa Metro Park, 2632 Ada Road
Lima, OH 45801 United States
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*********CANCELLED**********Join us for the 16th Annual Dog Day at the Beach. This year’s Dog Day will be held on Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The cost is $3.00 per dog (humans get in free)! Wading will be permitted for the human visitors, only the dogs get to swim! Current proof of dog license & vaccinations (records for Rabies, Distemper, Parvo and all parasites - worms) are required. If you have a dog that is considered…

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May 2019

CROUCHING DAMSEL, HIDDEN DRAGONFLY

May 25, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ottawa Metro Park, 2632 Ada Road
Lima, OH 45801 United States
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Flying jewels and tigers of the sky, these aerial masters are invertebrate kings. We’ll visit the lake, pond, prairie and river at Ottawa Metro Park to catch and observe as many of these awesome insects as we can! Some nets will be provided. Be prepared to hike in the weather and to get your feet wet/muddy in the stream. Register by May 24.  Please call 419-221-1232.

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July 2019

DISC GOLF CLINIC

July 13, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Ottawa Metro Park, 2632 Ada Road
Lima, OH 45801 United States
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The Lima Disc Golf Association invites you out for its “Introduction to Disc Golf” clinic. Learn how to play, what disc to start out with and all the reason disc golf is right for you. All ages are invited. Please call 419-221-1232 to register by July 11.

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October 2019

HOWL-O-WEEN HOUND HIKE

October 20, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ottawa Metro Park, 2632 Ada Road
Lima, OH 45801 United States
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Bring your four-legged friend for an adventure in the park! We’ll bob for tennis balls, have an obstacle course and then walk around the park at your leisure. Dogs must be leashed, up to date on shots and friendly to other dogs. Arrive anytime between 2 pm - 4pm, check in at the B.E.E.T.L.E. for a trail map and a gift from That Place For Pets. As always, clean up after your dog. Costumes for you or your pet are…

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June 2021

National Trails Day – Ottawa Metro Park

June 5, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ottawa Metro Park, 2632 Ada Road
Lima, OH 45801 United States
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Celebrate National Trails Day with a walk on some of JAMPD’s 30+ miles of trails! Staff will lead guided hikes at all our major parks at 10 am. Guided hike locations include: Allen County Farm Park, Fort Amanda Park, Heritage Park, Haver Ridge, Hermon Woodlands, Kendrick Woods, McLean Teddy Bear Park, Motter Metro Park & Ottawa Metro Park.  Register online or by calling 419-221-1232 by June 4.

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Feelin’ Fishy – MetroPark Explorers (Ages 10 to 14)

June 22, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Ottawa Metro Park, 2632 Ada Road
Lima, OH 45801 United States
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3 Day - Day Camp Day 1 of 3 June 22, June 23 & June 24 Join us to enjoy the world of fish and fishing! We’ll learn about fish, try our hand at fishing, and even get in some “micro-fishing”!  All materials provided, some to take home!  Be prepared to be outside and in the water, pack a lunch/water bottle, and wear sunscreen.  A $15 fee is required.  Register online or by calling 419-221-1232  by June 18.                     

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Feelin’ Fishy – MetroPark Explorers (Ages 10 to 14)

June 23, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Ottawa Metro Park, 2632 Ada Road
Lima, OH 45801 United States
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3 Day - Day Camp Day 2 of 3 June 22, June 23 & June 24 Join us to enjoy the world of fish and fishing! We’ll learn about fish, try our hand at fishing, and even get in some “micro-fishing”!  All materials provided, some to take home!  Be prepared to be outside and in the water, pack a lunch/water bottle, and wear sunscreen.  A $15 fee is required.  Register online or by calling 419-221-1232  by June 18.                   

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Feelin’ Fishy – MetroPark Explorers (Ages 10 to 14)

June 24, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Ottawa Metro Park, 2632 Ada Road
Lima, OH 45801 United States
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3 Day - Day Camp Day 3 of 3 June 22, June 23 & June 24 Join us to enjoy the world of fish and fishing! We’ll learn about fish, try our hand at fishing, and even get in some “micro-fishing”!  All materials provided, some to take home!  Be prepared to be outside and in the water, pack a lunch/water bottle, and wear sunscreen.  A $15 fee is required.  Register online or by calling 419-221-1232  by June 18.                   

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July 2021

Feelin’ Fishy – MetroPark Discoverers (Ages 7 to 9)

July 27, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Ottawa Metro Park, 2632 Ada Road
Lima, OH 45801 United States
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2 Day - Day Camp Day 1 of 2 July 27 & July 28 Enjoy the world of fish and fishing!  We’ll learn about fish, try our hand at fishing, and even get in some “micro-fishing”!  All materials provided, some to take home!  Be prepared to be outside and in the water, pack a lunch, water bottle and wear sunscreen. A $15 fee is required.  Register online or by calling 419-221-1232 by July 23.  

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Feelin’ Fishy – MetroPark Discovers (Ages 7 to 9)

July 28, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Ottawa Metro Park, 2632 Ada Road
Lima, OH 45801 United States
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2 Day - Day Camp Day 2 of 2 July 27 & July 28 Enjoy the world of fish and fishing!  We’ll learn about fish, try our hand at fishing, and even get in some “micro-fishing”!  All materials provided, some to take home!  Be prepared to be outside and in the water, pack a lunch, water bottle and wear sunscreen. A $15 fee is required.  Register online or by calling 419-221-1232 by July 23.

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October 2021

Walking Thru Autumn – 2021 Hiking Series – 4 of 8

October 2, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Ottawa Metro Park, 2632 Ada Road
Lima, OH 45801 United States
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There is nothing quite like a brisk walk and a breath of fresh air on a crisp autumn morning! Please join us for our 15th annual Walking Thru Autumn hiking series. Each week 50-80 participants gather for a guided hike, to take in the beauty of fall and explore some of the 30+ miles of Metro Park trails. Upon completing 6 out of the 8 offered hikes, participants will receive a 2021 Metro Parks hiking stick medallion. Hand-made wood hiking…

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