Parks & Recreation

Visit one of Shelby, Ohio’s parks or reservoirs

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. Rental rates can be found on this page below.

Parks

Black Fork Commons

  • Amphitheater
  • Pavilion
  • Benches & walking path
  • Restrooms
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McBride Park

  • Playground
  • Little League Baseball Complex
  • Pavilion
  • Restrooms
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Rabold Park

Rabold Park

  • Dog park
  • Playground
  • Pavilion
  • Restrooms
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Seltzer Park

Seltzer Park

  • Aquatic center with full-size pool and kiddie pool
  • Playscape (8,400 square feet)
  • Tennis courts
  • Pickleball courts
  • Basketball court
  • Horseshoe pits
  • Pavilions
  • Restrooms
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Veteran’s Park

  • Skate park with rails and ramp
  • Playground
  • Pavilion
  • Restrooms
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Easterling Park

  • small playground
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Roush Park/Central Park

  • Veteran memorials
  • Flag park
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Rental Information

Park Pavilions & Amphitheater
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. The amphitheater at Black Fork Commons can be reserved by contacting City Hall at 419-347-5131.

Current rates:
$35 for those who live inside of the city limits
$45 for those who live outside of the city limits

Amphitheater Rental Regulations & Rules

Reservoirs

Shelby, Ohio Reservoir 2

Reservoir #2

  • Paved walking path (1 mile)
  • Fishing
  • Sledding
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Shelby, Ohio Reservoir 3

Reservoir #3

  • Paved walking path (1.25 miles)
  • Nature trail (3 miles)
  • Pavilion
  • Porta pot
  • Boating (no gas-powered engines)
  • Fishing
  • Sledding
  • Cross-country skiing

Trail Map Reservoir 3

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Seltzer Pool

Visit the Seltzer Pool Page