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

The Rink at Wade Oval

10820 East Blvd., Cleveland

Your winter adventure begins at The Rink at Wade Oval, proudly sponsored by PNC! Please visit the website for health and safety protocols. Open Friday, December 4, through Monday, February 15. ...

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

Cleveland Foundation Skating Rink

1 Public Square, Cleveland

Open November 26 through January 17, 2022....

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

Cleveland Monsters Skating Rink at Crocker Park

186 Union St., Westlake

Cuyahoga Falls Ice Skating Rink

2085 Front St., Cuyahoga Falls

Located at the plaza by the Downtown Pavilion and Amphitheater....

Cuyahoga Valley National Park

1550 Boston Mills Road, Peninsula

Sledding is at Kendall Hills. Cross-country ski rentals are available on weekends at the Winter Sports Center at M.D. Garage when there is six or more inches of snow. Snowshoe rentals are availa...

Geauga Park District

Snowshoeing is permitted at all parks. Free snowshoe borrowing available at the West Woods Nature Center. Skiing is permitted at 23 parks located in the district, with a groomed surface along the M...

Hall of Fame City Ice Rink

215 Tuscarawas St. W., Courthouse Plaza, Canton

Halloran Park Skating Rink

3550 West 117 th St., Cleveland

Lake Metroparks

The Rink at Wade Oval

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

The Rink at Wade Oval

Various Locations

Lorain County Metro Parks offers snowshoe rentals during the months of January and February at many of the parks.  Cross-country skiing is allowed in all parks. Vermilion River Reservation and...

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

Stark Parks

Cross-country ski rentals available on weekends at Quail Hollow Park, 13480 Congress Lake Ave., Hartville. Pop-up snowshoe programs offered throughout the winter; registration is on a first come, f...

Summit Metro Parks

Various locations

Connect with nature in Summit Metro Parks this winter. With 16 locations and 150 miles of trail, Summit Metro Parks are open for fun 365 days a year. It has dozens of free naturalist-led programs, as ...