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

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 Wo...

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

Cross-country ski rentals available on weekends at the Winter Sports Center at M.D. Garage (1550 Boston Mills Road, Peninsula) when there is six or more inches of snow. Sledding is available at Ken...

Geauga Park District

Cross-country skiing is permitted at 23 parks located in the district, with a groomed surface along the Maple Highlands Trail between Mountain Run Station and Claridon Troy Road. Sledding is recomm...

Hall of Fame City Ice Rink

215 Tuscarawas St. W., Courthouse Plaza, Canton

Halloran Park Skating Rink

3550 West 117 th St., Cleveland

Ice Skating Rink at Lock 3

200 S. Main St., Akron

Lake Metroparks

The Rink at Wade Oval

Various Locations

Several groomed cross-country ski trails are offered at Chapin Forest Reservation and Girdled Road Reservation. Rentals available at the Chapin Forest Pine Lodge Ski Center, 10381 Hobart Road, Kirtlan...

Lorain County Metro Parks

The Rink at Wade Oval

Various Locations

Cross-country skiing is allowed in all parks. Permitted in Forest Hills Golf Course and the formal gardens at Schoepfle Garden when there is at least three inches of packed snow. Sledding hills are...

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). Sledding hills are located at Petros Lake Park (3519 Perry Dr. SW, Canton) and Tam O’Sh...