Summer Days Continue Growing at Schoepfle

There are still plenty of summer flowers to entice you to visit Schoepfle Garden in the coming weeks.  Cannas are still blooming throughout the park.

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Cannas at Schoepfle Garden

Roses and the hosta are ending very good years and there are many seasonal blooms in the mixed border and in the annual beds.  A few early fall blooms have started with the autumn crocus in the back of the garden.

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Autumn Crocus

Soon to be joined by many more along with color among the trees and the leaves around the garden.  There is still time to enjoy the children’s garden.  Carousel rides continue on Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays 1 -4 pm.  Check out some of this year’s improvements with the our new colors on our flute-a-pillar mimicking the monarch caterpillar’s bands and a new surface in the a-maze-ing piano so those tiny little rocks don’t get everywhere.

fluteapillar

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Splash Zone – Indoor Lap Pool and Back Pool Update

The large indoor lap pool has officially re-opened after it’s annual maintenance. The indoor lap pool will be operating on normal facility hours.

The back pool will be open on limited days and hours. Below are the back pool hours for the week of August 30-September 5:

Sunday, August 30: 12:00 PM-5:00 PM
Monday, August 31: CLOSED
Tuesday, September 1: CLOSED
Wednesday, September 2: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM and 4:30 PM-7:45 PM
Thursday, September 3: 4:30 PM-7:45 PM
Friday, September 4: 6:00 AM-10:00 AM
Saturday, September 5: 12:00 PM-7:45 PM

Please call the front desk to confirm pool times or if you have any questions at (440) 774-5059.

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Splash Zone – Outdoor Pool Closed

The Outdoor Pool is officially closed for the season. Thank you for a great summer! Please feel free to contact the front desk for any questions regarding the indoor pools, fitness rooms, and gym availability at (440) 774-5059.

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Splash Zone – Field House Open

The resurfacing of the floor in the Field House is complete and is now open for use. Please contact the front desk for gym availability at (440) 774-5059.

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Splash Zone – Aerobics Room

The Splash Zone’s Aerobics Room will be closed beginning on Monday, August 24, due to putting in a new wooden floor. The new & improved room will re-open on Monday, September 7! Please call the front desk at (440) 774-5059 regarding fitness class cancellations, temporary class locations and re-opening of the room.

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Calling NEW Trail Vendors for Holiday Lights!

It may not look a lot like the holidays just yet, but we are already planning for 038our year-end Holiday Lights Program at Carlisle Reservation! If your organization is interested in portraying a “Holiday Movie” scene along the decorated trail, as a form of free company advertising that will be seen by thousands of Lorain County residents during November & December, please contact Mary Ewers for more information at mewers@metroparks.cc or 440-458-5121 x232.

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FREE – LIVE ANIMAL PROGRAM WEDNESDAY, 8/19, 6:30-7:30 pm!

Mutual of Omaha’s ‘Wild Kingdom Encounters’ is set to visit the French Creek Nature and Arts Center for a Fun-Filled LIVE Wild Kingdom Event!

Have you ever seen an alligator, eagle owl or wolf pup up close and personal? Now’s your chance!

Meet Stephanie Arne, host of Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom, along with some of her animal friends, for a wildlife presentation and memorable experience! In addition to a public presentation, attendees will also have an opportunity to get their picture with Stephanie and one of the animals.

French Creek Nature and Arts Center  is located at 4530 Colorado Ave, Sheffield Village, OH, 44054.

This appearance is made available by:   Your local Mutual of Omaha office and Daniels Financial Group, (440) 934-8400

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