The staff at the Lorain County Metroparks’ facility known as the Mercy Health & Recreation Center in Amherst are excited to welcome visitors to the facility this month for annual holiday programs that are designed to provide fun recreational opportunities for the whole family going into the holiday season.

To register for any of the programs log online to or call our program reservation staff at 440-984-3470.

Swim with Santa
The whole family is welcome to help Santa enjoy the a last a trip to Amherst, Ohio with a dip in the pool. Kids will be able to go down the slide and splash around with Santa as he takes a small break from all his hard work before the “big day”. After swimming he will certainly be hungry, when we will decorate cookies, and of course eat them for our after swim snack. 
Pre-register online at Tickets the day of event are available.

Sunday, December 11th (12pm-2pm)
*Pre-Registration at and event day registration available*

Pajama-Rama (Holiday) Movie Night
Bring the family and friends to a fun filled evening of swimming and holiday movie at the Mercy Health & Recreation Center, where participants will enjoy family swimming (6:30pm-7:45pm), followed by movie & popcorn (8:0opm-9:30pm). In order to continue to Holiday fun the movie of choice will be “Home Alone” as the showing, a fun family favorite that always provides laughs.

Saturday, December 17 (6:30pm-9:00pm)
*Event Day registration*

Winter Games
NEW to the schedule in 2016 is a Holiday break program designed for ages 7-11, where participants will enjoy 3 hours of fun while preparations are taking place for the holiday. The three hours of recreational activity include physical education and sport games, snacks, and swimming. Parents will have the ability to drop their child off for a filled experience, while they finish up the final wrapping before the weekend.

Monday, December 19 – Thursday, December 22 (12:30pm-3:30pm)
$45/members or $55/non-members

*Pre-Registration required at or 440-984-3470*Winter-Games-Logo_Clean_Web.gif

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