Parks & Recreation

Photo Contest2021

Thank you to all who participated in the Go for Gold Scavenger Hunt! We had a great turnout, and hope everyone had fun learning about Aurora. Please see below for the winners, chosen at random. Each will receive a wonderful prize basket full of gifts from the Aurora Historical Society and local business gift cards!

The Kilroy Family - Mikaela, McKenzie, Kaleb and Jade

The Dove Family - Grady, Luca, Ollie & Teddy

COVID19 UPDATE: 12/2020


Public restrooms are currently CLOSED to keep our staff and visitors safe. Please plan accordingly.

Please see the link above for COVID19-related updates. NOTE: The Boathouse at Sunny lake is currently closed until further notice. Boat rental is not available. Fishing licenses are required and available for catch and release only fishing in Aurora lakes: click on Register Online above and follow the instructions. Non-motorized and electric motor watercraft are allowed in Sunny Lake at your own risk. There is NO SWIMMING in City of Aurora lakes. Please practice social distancing and follow state and federal health guidelines to keep everyone safe and healthy. 

Contact us at 330-562-4333 for further information. 

 About the Department

The mission of Aurora Parks and Recreation Department is to enrich individuals of the community by providing a wide range of recreational programs and clean, safe parks. The department shall also endeavor to preserve the cultural, historical and environmental resources of the City of Aurora. Parks and Recreation creates community through people, parks, and programs. We focus on:
  • Facilitating community problem solving
  • Fostering human development
  • Increasing cultural unity
  • Promoting health and wellness
  • Protecting environmental resources
  • Providing recreational experiences
  • Strengthening community image and sense of place
  • Strengthening safety and security
  • Supporting economic development

Field & Events Hotline
For updated information during inclement weather, call the Hotline at 330-655-6410 or by clicking here.

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Click here for current Aurora Ballfield Schedule.