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Parks & Recreation

With pristine parks and reservoirs, Shelby prides itself on the beauty, accessibility and variety of activities within the park system.  Each park caters to a different audience in order to fill the needs of everyone in the city. Facilities within the parks and reservoirs are available for rent and could be perfect for your family’s next reunion or your child’s graduation party. Click here for Rental and Pool Information.

Blackfork Commons: Amphitheater and restrooms pending.

Easterline Park: Small playground

McBride Park: Playground, Little League Baseball complex, pavilion, restrooms

Rabold Park: Playground, pavilion, restrooms

Roush Park: Veteran memorial

Seltzer Park: Aquatic center with full-size pool and kiddie pool, playscape (8,400 square feet), tennis courts, basketball court, horseshoe pits, pavilions, restrooms

Veteran’s Park: Skate park with rails and ramp, playground, pavilion, restrooms

Reservoir No. 2: Paved walking path (1 mile), fishing, sledding

Reservoir No. 3: Paved walking path (1.25 miles), nature trail (3 miles), pavilion, porta pot, boating (no gas-powered engines), fishing, sledding, cross-country skiing

Rental Information
Park Pavilions
Reserve park pavilions at Seltzer, Rabold or Veterans Park by contacting City Hall, 419-347-5131. Reservations are made May through September. The pavilions have electricity, water and grills.

Rates $35 if you live within the City limits
$45 if you live outside the City limits


Pool 

Host a pool party Monday through Saturday from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm and from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm on Sundays. A deposit of $40 is required at the time of reservation, with the balance due prior to rental. Rentals are scheduled at the Pool Office.

Rates $100 for 50 people or less
$125 for 50-75 people
$150 for over 75 people



Pool Operation
Jordan Nelson, Pool Manager

Phone: 419-347-2312

Seltzer Pool will open May 27, 2017 and close on August 18, 2017.  The pool will reopen on the weekends of August 19-20, 26-27 and September 2-4.   Evening rentals are available when the pool is closed during the day. Hours of operation are Noon to 7 pm. Monday through Saturday and Noon to 6 pm on Sundays, unless weather conditions are unfavorable.  Dates for the Community Nights with free admission, fun and games are as follows:  June 14, July 19 and August 16.  Community Nights are sponsored by the Shelby Foundation.

Pool Passes
Daily pool rate: $4
Kids ages 3 years and under: Free

Season Passes
Individual (city resident): $45
Individual (outside city corporation limit): $60
Family of four or under (city resident): $110
Family of four or under (outside city corporation limit): $160
Addition family members: $15.00 each

Early pass sales, $5.00 discount, will be available May 25 and May 26 at the pool office from 4-7 pm. Passes will then be available at the regular prices during pool hours at the pool office.

Organizations using the pools daily should contact the Pool Manager (419-347-2312) for pricing.

Swimming Lessons
Cost: $20 per student for 5 days with registration at the pool office any time prior to the start of lessons

Class Schedule for the 2017:     Session 1     June 26 to 30
                                              Session 2     July 10 to 14
                                              Session 3     July 24 to 28 

Swim Lesson Application

If skills are above or below the scheduled times, we will move the swimmer to a more appropriate class after the first day!
Note: Parents will be asked to stay outside the pool gates during class time to prevent a child’s distraction away from the instructors.