Find It Now

1 I Need To...
2 Apply...
3 Apply Now

Apply for an accessory structure permit and zoning certificate


A park trail in the early spring on a clear sunny day

     Medina City Parks and Recreation 

Walk. Run. Cycle. Play. TOGETHER!

Looking for something FUN to do in the great outdoors???


With 14 parks, walking and multipurpose trails abound, there are also over 16 miles of biking trails. The outdoors awaits you and there is truly something for all!

For a complete map of getting around to the different Parks located within the City of Medina, click here

For a brochure on Medina City Parks and their amenities click here.

View of a pavilion

To reserve a pavilion in one of the parks, click on the pavilion pictured above.

***Please note that the online system is shared with Medina City Recreation Center. You will see BOTH logos. Medina Rec and the Parks. Simply select the Parks for a pavilion.

From playgrounds to basketball to tennis and pickle ball there is something for all ages. In the summer months, cool off at one of two splash pads or take a dip in the community pool. Looking to check out some history in Medina? Various historic buildings on the square are set like jewels around Uptown Park and tell of Medina's history. The Gazebo has become an iconic image that comes to mind when people think of Medina and hosts many events throughout the year. 

Explore the features of each of our parks; you will be pleasantly surprised to discover all that the Medina City Parks have to offer. 

Click here and check out some great community events happening at the Medina Community Recreation Center.

For information on Memorial Pool, click here

The splash pads at both Fred Greenwood and Ray Mellert Parks have been turned off for the season. See you in the spring.

To view the Skatepark survey and the renderings for the new skatepark, click here  

National Wildlife Federation Mayor's Monarch Pledge

Need answers to Common Questions about Coyotes?  Click here

City of Medina Deer Survey

Technical Guidance for Deer Management

Deer Management Process

Medina City voters will vote in the November 7, 2023 General Election on
proposed Ordinance No. 162-22 regarding deer nuisance abatement initiative. A
YES vote will permit nuisance abatement of deer population in the city and a NO
vote will not permit the city to abate the deer population. The ballot language is:
Shall Ordinance No. 162-22 amending Section 505.11 of Chapter 505 of the
Codified Ordinances of the City of Medina authorizing a nuisance abatement
initiative for both short-term and long-term control and reduction of the white-
tailed deer population in coordination with the Ohio Department of Natural
Resources be adopted?


For more information and facts about the upcoming Deer Referendum, watch here.

Forestry and Cemetery

The Medina City Parks & Recreation Department is a growing department that is responsible for maintaining 800 acres of parkland, athletic fields and all park facilities. It also manages the Forestry and Cemetery Departments.

Jansen Wehrley
Medina City Parks Director
Phone: 330-721-6950
Email: [email protected]

Office: 785 E. Washington Street, Medina, Ohio, 44256

For emergency storm damage
after hours call the
Medina Police Department

Winter Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday   8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday  9 am - 12 pm

Let's Stay Connected