Explore Your MetroParks

Enjoy family fun and recreation within over 4,500 acres of green space in ten parks open daily at MetroParks. The many amenities available to enhance your park experience include natural and paved trails for hiking, biking, running, or walking. There are also numerous play areas, fishing spots, reservable facilities, shelters and camp sites, a dog park, as well as a reservable Athletic Complex. Water recreation is made possible through creeking as well as rentable kayaks, canoes, paddleboats, and stand-up paddleboards. Regularly scheduled programs and FUN special events will also add to your enjoyment of the parks.

Upcoming Programs & Events

  • Show and Tell at the Farm

    July 23, 2017 2:00pm - 4:00pm

    Come on over to Chrisholm Historic Farmstead for a BRAND NEW "Show and Tell" time at the Farm. Each program will be a little different with special guest stars, some Furry and some Feathery, and fun activities. Come for any amount of time during 2pm-4pm. Designed to delight kids and kids at heart.

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  • Water Camp

    Jul 24, 2017 - Jul 25, 2017 9:00am - 4:00pm

    Slip, slide, splash and swim as you spend two days at the VOA lake. Participants, aged 6-12, will experience everything water-related including swimming, boating, fishing, and science. Participants should bring a nonperishable lunch, water, sunscreen, bug spray, close-toed shoes and a towel.

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  • Paddle Camp

    July 26, 2017 9:00am - 4:00pm

    Due to the storms on 7/6/2017 this camp has been rescheduled and there are a few openings. Sign up for your adventure. 12- to 17-year-olds spend the day on the water exploring canoeing, kayaking, paddle boarding, and more! Participants: Bring a nonperishable lunch, water, sunscreen, bug spray, and a towel.

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  • Hump Day Concert: Hickory Robot

    July 26, 2017 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    FREE public concerts are offered at Voice of America MetroPark, by the Gazebo behind the Ronald Reagan Lodge, near the Lake, every Wednesday beginning May 31st-August 16th. Concerts are brought to you thanks to Presenting Sponsor UC Health West Chester Hospital, Concert Sponsor Friends of MetroParks of Butler County and Media Sponsor Cox Media Group/Journal-News. Bring the whole family out for a little midweek relaxation and to enjoy the sounds of summer. Don't bother cooking after work as food and Adult beverages are available for purchase. Family yard games will be out to enjoy, the playground is ready for play and you can even rent a bike or boat while you listen to music! Each week will bring a new artist and a new sound. About the band: Hickory Robot is an acoustic quintet from Cincinnati, Ohio. Their sound is a compelling blend of traditional bluegrass instrumentation, mixed with jazz, Celtic, and rock elements that create a truly unique and engaging music. The band formed in 2008 and quickly gained a following for its "stellar songwriting" and "impeccable musicianship" (Citybeat Magazine). Their first album, Firefly, was released in 2010 to critical acclaim and Sawyer followed in 2012, garnering even greater accolades, extensive radio airplay, and an Album of the Year nomination from the Cincinnati Entertainment Awards

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  • Show and Tell on the Farm - It's FRUIT time!

    July 27, 2017 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    "Show and Tell" time at Chrisholm Historic Farmstead. Let's check out what is growing in the gardens and learn about the fruits grown in our area. Take a fruit plant home and enjoy your own produce. Don't forget to visit with the farm animals. FREE program for all.

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