Program Registration

Spring Parks Plus! program registration begins Monday, January 22 for Lake County residents. Open registration begins Thursday, January 25. Winter program registration is open.

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Kids' Nature Club 2024

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Calling all nature lovers! Are you anxious to hike through the woods and explore trails? Are you eager to see birds in flight, stars at night, clouds overhead and snakes underfoot? If you are the outdoorsy type, you'll love Kids Nature Club. This club meets once a month, Saturday mornings, from 10am-noon. For more information contact Kristin Snider at [email protected] or at 440-256-1404 x2114
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Add To Cart Available Kids' Nature Club 2024 01/06/2024 -12/07/2024* 10:00 am -12:00 pm Sa Penitentiary Glen Reservation Ages 8 to 12 $0.00/$0.00
BioClub

BioClub - WIN-PP-CHD-CHIL-003

Lake Metroparks BioClub is a nationally recognized organization through the National Association of Biology Teachers. Students will participate in a wide variety of activities and service projects that allow them to explore the biological world around them. BioClub meets every third Tuesday of the month (January 16 - Dec 17, 2024) from 6:30-8:30 at various Lake Metroparks locations. Call or email Becky Parkin at 440-256-2118 ext. 4106 or [email protected] with questions.
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Add To Cart Available BioClub 01/16/2024 -12/17/2024* 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Tu Jordan Creek Park Ages 13 to 18 $25.00/$25.00
Saturday Morning Hikes

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Have fun, exercise, and nature every Saturday with a steady-paced hike at a few of our larger parks. Bring your own coffee and sturdy boots recommended. Schedule to be mailed.
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Add To Cart Available Saturday Morning Hikes 03/02/2024 -05/25/2024* 8:00 am -10:00 am Sa Off Site Ages 18 and older $5.00/$5.00
Hiking Seniority

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We meet year-round every Tuesday at nearby parks to appreciate nature and enjoy the outdoors. Join a Naturalist as we interpret the world around us on this slower paced walk. Please dress appropriately as we hike in all weather. Schedules are emailed upon registration and handed out at the first session.
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Add To Cart Available Hiking Seniority 03/05/2024 -05/28/2024* 10:00 am -12:00 pm Tu Off Site Ages 50 and older $0.00/$0.00
Tuesday Fast Hikers

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We meet year-round every Tuesday at nearby parks to appreciate nature and enjoy the outdoors. Join a Naturalist as we interpret the world around us on this faster paced hike. Please dress appropriately as we hike in all weather. Schedules are emailed upon registration and handed out at the first session.
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Add To Cart Available Tuesday Fast Hikers 03/05/2024 -05/28/2024* 10:00 am -12:00 pm Tu Off Site Ages 50 and older $0.00/$0.00
Adapted Special Olympics Track & Field

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Through weekly practice athletes will learn running and walking events, long jump, softball throw, mini javelin and more! Program provides a safe environment focusing on acceptance and respect. Designed for individuals with disabilities. Meets six sessions.
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Unavailable Unavailable Adapted Special Olympics Track & Field 04/15/2024 -05/20/2024 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm M Willoughby South High School Ages 12 and older $25.00/$25.00
Little Hikers

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Take a hike with us! This educational hike is designed for us to explore the parks together. Children must hike on their own feet for one hour. No strollers permitted. Weather permitting; this program is held entirely outside.
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Unavailable Unavailable Little Hikers 04/16/2024 -04/16/2024 10:00 am -11:00 am Tu Veterans Park Ages 3 to 8 $5.00/$5.00
Stroll(er) in the Park

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Let's explore! We will look and listen to our natural world as we stroll through a different park each month. This is an all outdoor, all weather program. Strollers strongly recommended.
Fee is for one adult and up to three children.
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Unavailable Unavailable Stroll(er) in the Park 04/16/2024 -04/16/2024 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Tu Veterans Park Ages 1 to 4 $5.00/$5.00
Evening Bird Stroll

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Evening is a great time to go birding. End your day with a relaxing bird walk as we see what birds we can find! We’ll visit a different park each time. No binoculars required and new birders are encouraged!
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Add To Cart Available Evening Bird Stroll 04/17/2024 -04/17/2024 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm W Hidden Lake - North Ages 12 and older $0.00/$0.00
Archery Basics

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Try out a new sport - archery! This is a beginner's introduction to the sport of archery. Learn safety practices then take turns shooting bows. Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. All participants must be registered, including adults.
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Add To Waitlist Waitlist Archery Basics 04/18/2024 -04/18/2024 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Th Hidden Lake - South Ages 8 and older $5.00/$5.00
Ledgerock Hike

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Head off-trail to explore the ledges of Chapin Forest! Learn about this area’s unique geology and discover some of the plants and animals hiding in all the nooks and crannies. Hiking here is permitted only with a guide. Sturdy hiking shoes required.
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Add To Cart Available Ledgerock Hike 04/18/2024 -04/18/2024 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Th Chapin Forest Reservation - Rt 306 Ages 6 and older $0.00/$0.00
Adapted Farm Fun

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This program will delight all animal lovers. You will experience milking a cow, grooming a horse, leading a sheep and meeting chickens up close. Program is designed for individuals with disabilities.
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Add To Cart Available Adapted Farm Fun 04/20/2024 -04/20/2024 10:00 am -11:30 am Sa Lake Metroparks Farmpark Ages 10 and older $12.00/$12.00
Gorge Hikes: Lower Gorge

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Think you know the gorge? Joins us on a fun and challenging expedition to the lower gorge for an entirely different experience! Here you’ll discover rocks older than the dinosaurs and search for unique plants and animals that call the area home. Sturdy, waterproof boots are required.
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Add To Waitlist Waitlist Gorge Hikes: Lower Gorge 04/20/2024 -04/20/2024 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm Sa Penitentiary Glen Reservation Ages 6 and older $0.00/$0.00
Junior Scientist

Junior Scientist - SPR-PP-CHD-FUN-001

Whether you want to be a scientist or just enjoy learning about science and nature come join us at the ELC for hands on learning, experiments and exploration as we investigate a new topic each month. Parents are welcome to drop their kids off and explore the park while they wait for the program to end.
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Add To Cart Available Junior Scientist: Solar Eclipse 04/20/2024 -04/20/2024 9:00 am -10:00 am Sa Jordan Creek Park Ages 5 to 8 $5.00/$5.00
Space Explorers

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If your child loves space, astronauts, solar systems and hands-on learning, come join us as we investigate a new space topic each month. Parents are welcome to drop their kids off and explore the park while they wait for the program to end.
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Add To Waitlist Waitlist Space Explorers: Moon Phases 04/20/2024 -04/20/2024 11:30 am -12:30 pm Sa Jordan Creek Park Ages 5 to 9 $5.00/$5.00
Adapted Alphabet Adventure

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Learning the alphabet can be fun through reading, crafting and adventuring! Come learn and have fun at the same time. We'll start a potted flower that you can take home and enjoy indoors or outdoors. Program designed for individuals who are sensory sensitive. Adult must accompany each participant.
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Add To Cart Available Adapted Alphabet Adventure: F is for Flowers 04/20/2024 -04/20/2024 10:00 am -11:00 am Sa Jordan Creek Park Ages 3 to 10 $5.00/$5.00
Trail Cart Discovery Tours

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Scenic Trails are now accessible to non-hikers! Climb aboard our trail carts to explore the parks and nature's wonders. Designed for individuals with limited mobility.
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Add To Waitlist Waitlist Trail Cart Discovery Tours: Lakeshore Reservation 04/22/2024 -04/22/2024 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm M Lakeshore Reservation All Ages $5.00/$5.00
Add To Waitlist Waitlist Trail Cart Discovery Tours: Lakeshore Reservation 04/22/2024 -04/22/2024 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm M Lakeshore Reservation All Ages $5.00/$5.00
Gorge Hikes: Upper Gorge

Gorge Hikes: Upper Gorge - SPR-PP-CF-HIKE-002

Explore the wonders of Stoney Brook as you journey 100 feet below the trails. Climb waterfalls, flip rocks, and learn about the unique plant and animal life that calls this habitat home. Sturdy, waterproof boots are required.
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Add To Cart Available Gorge Hikes: Upper Gorge 04/24/2024 -04/24/2024 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm W Penitentiary Glen Reservation Ages 6 and older $0.00/$0.00
Story Walk Jordan Creek Park

Story Walk Jordan Creek Park - SPR-PP-CHD-FUN-003

Combine your family hike with our unique reading program. As we walk the trails through the park, we will actively participate in the pages of our story book. Adult must accompany child.
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Add To Cart Available Story Walk Jordan Creek Park 04/24/2024 -04/24/2024 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm W Jordan Creek Park Ages 3 to 8 $5.00/$5.00