Entries by Mill Creek MetroParks Staff

MetroParks will have to rebid warming house work

The dramatic increase in cost of building materials and transportation seen across the country apparently explains why the Mill Creek MetroParks will have to rebid the project to renovate the former warming house at the Wick Recreation Area. On Monday night, the MetroParks had to reject all of the bids offered for the project because… Continue Reading MetroParks will have to rebid warming house work

Mill Creek warming house to convert to rec center

Among the fun things to do in the Wick Recreation Area off McCollum Road in the Mill Creek MetroParks, people would probably list as their favorites walking, using the wet and dry playgrounds, tennis, baseball and soccer areas, batting cages and Par-3 golf. But next to the colorful Dek hockey rink is a dark, generally… Continue Reading Mill Creek warming house to convert to rec center

Springtime in Youngstown

Many places within Mill Creek MetroParks reopened this week, as activities are being phased in with virus safety protocols. Aligning with national, state and local health orders, all outdoor-based recreation facilities, education programs, recreation leagues and events are now open. “We’ve been monitoring our potential reopening for some time,” MetroParks Executive Director Aaron Young said,… Continue Reading Springtime in Youngstown

Mill Creek MetroParks begins phased reopening

Mill Creek MetroParks is beginning a phased reopening of programs, events and facility rentals in accordance with local, state and federal orders and guidelines. All outdoor recreation facilities, education programs, recreation leagues and/or events are open to the public beginning today. All open-air shelters will be open for reservations on their normal seasonal schedule beginning… Continue Reading Mill Creek MetroParks begins phased reopening

Mill Creek MetroParks to begin phased reopening

Mill Creek MetroParks will begin a phased re-opening of programs, events, and facility rentals. The reopening is happening in accordance with the orders from the Governor’s Office, the Ohio Department of Public Health, the Mahoning County District Board of Health, and the Center for Disease Control regarding the COVID-19 virus. All outdoor-based recreation facilities, education… Continue Reading Mill Creek MetroParks to begin phased reopening