Wintertime Fun!
Just because the temperatures are dropping doesn’t mean outdoor family fun should be put on ice until the spring. In fact, the opposite is true — winter in Northeast Ohio brings a slew of must-do seasonal activities. Whether you choose to revisit some family favorites or try something new this season, you’ll find some ideas below.

Wintertime Fun Guide Directory - Northeast Ohio


The Rink at Wade Oval

10820 East Blvd., Cleveland

Lace up your skates and enjoy the fresh ice on picturesque Wade Oval! Throughout the winter, guests will enjoy open skate hours, free learn-to-skate lessons, “Pink the Rink” at Valentine’s Day...

The Ice Rink at Lock 3

200 S. Main St., Akron

Winter is a blast at Lock 3 in downtown Akron, with a host of attractions including Ohio's largest seasonal outdoor ice skating rink, Reindeer Run sledding hill, holiday shopping, Breakfasts with Sant...

Alpine Valley Ski Resort

10620 Mayfield Road, Chesterland

Boston Mills Ski Resort

7100 Riverview Road, Peninsula

Brandywine Ski Resort

1146 W. Highland Road, Sagamore Hills

Canton Ice Skating Rink

215 W. Tuscarawas St., Courthouse Plaza, Canton

Cleveland Foundation Ice Rink

1 Public Square, Cleveland

Cleveland Metroparks

Various locations

Cross-country skiing is permitted on hiking, bridle, and all purpose trails (that have not been plowed) as well as the fairways and rough areas of Big Met, Little Met, Shawnee Hills, Seneca, Mastick W...

Cleveland Metroparks – The Chalet in Mill Stream Run Reservation

16200 Valley Pkwy., Strongsville

This winter, join Cleveland Metroparks in celebrating 50 seasons of Tobogganing! Experience the icy thrill of tobogganing at The Chalet in Mill Stream Run Reservation, located on Valley Parkway betwee...

Crocker Park Holiday Skating Rink

25 Main St., Westlake

Located in front of Regal Cinema/Nordstrom Rack/Noodlecat. Open through Dec. 31....

Cuyahoga Valley National Park

5465 Quick Road, Peninsula

Sledding is at Kendall Hills. Cross-country ski rentals are available at the Winter Sports Center at Kendall Lake Shelter. Snowshoe rentals are available at the Winter Sports Center at Kendall L...

Geauga Park District

Snowshoe borrowing available at The West Woods. Skiing is permitted at 17 of the parks located in the district. Check the website for classes and programs....

Halloran Park Skating Rink

3550 West 117 th St., Cleveland

Lake Metroparks

Various Locations

Celebrate winter! Lake Erie ice dunes, a spectacular Ice Festival, hiking, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, sledding and camping are just some of the many adventures awaiting you during this snowy s...

Lorain County Metro Parks

Various Locations

Medina County Park District

Various locations

Ohio Department of Natural Resources

Various state park locations

Portage Park District

Various locations

Portage Park District – Towner’s Woods

2264 Ravenna Road, Kent

Quail Hollow State Park

13480 Congress Lake Ave., Hartville

Stark Parks

Various locations

Summit Metro Parks

Various locations