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Notice of January Board Meeting

The next Regular Meeting of the Board of Park Commissioners, of Mill Creek MetroParks is scheduled for Monday, January 11, 2021, at 6 p.m. While in-person attendance is not permitted due to COVID-19, the meeting can be viewed via Facebook Live on the Mill Creek MetroParks Facebook page. The agenda will be available on the website after 2 p.m. on the day of the meeting.

Mill Creek Parks extend closures

Mill Creek MetroParks will extend its closures until at least mid-April 2021.

All previously scheduled programs, tours, events, lectures and indoor facility rentals are canceled until the park board’s April 12 meeting. In the event a registration fee or rental fee was paid, a full refund will be processed.

The closures include MetroParks Farm Education Building and Animal Barns, D.D. & Velma Davis Education and Visitors Center, Yellow Creek Lodge, Lanterman’s Mill, administrative office and all reservable pavilions, cabins and shelters.

The move was made in accordance with recommendations from the governor’s office, the Ohio Department of Public Health and the Center for Disease Control regarding the potential spread of the COVID-19 virus and to protect the health, safety and welfare of employees, volunteers and visitors.

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Mill Creek MetroParks extends cancellations, closures into April

Mill Creek MetroParks is extending the cancellations of all previously scheduled programs, tours, events, lectures and indoor facility rentals until a board meeting scheduled for April 12, 2021.

If a registration or rental fee was paid, a full refund will be processed.

The following Mill Creek MetroParks locations will remain closed:

  • MetroParks Farm Education Building and animal barns;
  • D.D. & Velma Davis Education and Visitors Center;
  • All reservable pavilions, cabins and shelters;
  • Yellow Creek Lodge;
  • Lanterman’s Mill;
  • Administration office.

Various outdoor locations will be remain open and available for use, including Mill Creek Park, Fellows Riverside Gardens, Sebring Woods, the MetroParks Bikeway, Mill Creek Golf Course (seasonal), Wick Par-3 (seasonal), MetroParks Farm Disc Golf Course and all nature preserves and sanctuaries.

The MetroParks urges all visitors to continue following all guidelines from state and local health officials to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

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