Monthly Archives: January 2018

Groundhog Goodies

How much do you know about groundhogs? With Groundhog Day swiftly approaching on February 2, let’s test your knowledge! How big is the average groundhog? Most groundhogs range in size from 12-15 lbs and average 20″ long. That’s a decent … Continue reading

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A Sweet Cure for Cabin Fever!

A little over a month from now, the weekend of February 24th/25th (11:30am-3:30pm), Carlisle Reservation’s Maple Sugaring free public programs, hikes, & demonstrations begin!!  Please check-out our current January/February and future March/April Arrowhead program guides for more information on dates(2/24 … Continue reading

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Celebrate with the Mercy Health & Recreation Center

AMHERST – The Lorain County Metro Parks opened doors to the Mercy Health & Recreation Center in Amherst on February 2, 2013, making it 5-years since the ribbon cutting. To celebrate the staff has scheduled events for the public to … Continue reading

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Winners of the Lakeview Snowman/Snow Art Contest

Despite the rising temperature and quickly melting snow Saturday, we had a successful snowman and snow art competition! Everyone had great snow creations and we thank everyone for participating. Best Traditional Snowman: Josiah age 9 & David age 11   … Continue reading

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Field House Court Rental

Splash Zone’s Field House has multiple courts available to rent for individuals, groups, and organizations. All court rental requests must be made at least 3 days (72 hours) prior to the date requested. Courts are $30 / court / hour … Continue reading

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Wintertime at the Raptor Center

We Carlisle Visitor Center Naturalists will get asked frequently, and understandably so, during the wintertime, “Are your Raptor Center birds still outside(in their enclosures)?” Depending on “when” we get asked this, the answer is usually “yes,” because our ten native … Continue reading

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Teen Night is BACK in 2018 at MHRC

AMHERST – Teen Night is BACK in 2018, when teenagers (ages 12-15) invade the Mercy Health & Recreation Center on Friday, January 19th. This monthly event takes place the 3rd Friday of each month and provides a safe and fun … Continue reading

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