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Cambridge City Parks offer something for every member of your family: CHOICE

Our facilities include:

Picnic Shelters, Fishing in City Lake, Sand Volleyball, Ducks, Geese and Squirrels, Basketball, Tennis, Softball, Baseball, Football, Playgrounds,
Skate Park, Walking Trail, Covered Bridge, Huge Shade Trees, Modern Restrooms, Meeting Rooms, City Band Concerts, "Boomerama" on the Fourth of July, Salt Fork Arts and Crafts Festival (2nd weekend in August), Gus Macker 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament

On park grounds:
Tasty Treat Ice Cream Shop (near Big Pavilion)
Dave's Caddie Shack Miniature Golf (Lakeside Drive)

Watch nature, watch people or participate in a wide range of both organized and informal activities – it's up to you!

The Park

All City Parks facilities close and must be vacated by 11:00 p.m. daily. Maintenance staff is on duty 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. everyday. Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The use of many City Parks facilities can be reserved for you (pool, shelters, gym, meeting rooms, etc.). Contact the Parks office for details.

Facility reservations are accepted up to eleven months in advance. For reservations and information, visit our Reservations page.


To helps make every visit enjoyable for the 300,000-plus people who use Parks facilities each year, we ask each visitor to abide by a few simple rules:

  • Keep vehicles on streets and in parking areas and drive carefully.
  • No alcohol, firearms, camping or loose animals, please.
  • Respect Parks property and other visitors.

The Pool

The City Park Pool reopened in 1996 after an extensive overhaul. It features 1 and 3 meter diving boards, a water slide, a separate baby pool, handicap access, a concession stand, racing lanes, ample sunbathing space, lounge chairs plus in-pool fountains and sprayers. Weather permitting, the pool is open everyday through the summer when Cambridge City Schools are not in session.

Hours of Operation

Monday – Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday Noon – 6:00 p.m

The board reserves the right to shorten hours or close the pool due to weather, reduced attendance or other conditions beyond our control.

The pool is also available for rental after regular pool hours.


Daily admission: $5 per adult; $3 per student (K-grade 12); $3 per Sr. Citizen (62 & over); $2 per pre-school; children age 1 & under free.

Season passes: Call or e-mail for prices.  Requires picture.  Prices increase 25% after April 30.


Children 10 & under must be accompanied by an adult.  Non-swimmers 10 & under must wear wristband.  Ask at front desk.

Rental lockers and telephone are available. Ask at front desk.

Pool is wheelchair accessible

The Recreation Center

The Ohio Army National Guard Armory located next to the City Pool has become the City Parks Armory Veterans Memorial Recreation Center.”. It features an NBA-sized wood basketball floor (also used extensively for volleyball), meeting rooms, office space, a kitchen, dining room and the Parks Department office.


Facility reservations are accepted up to eleven months in advance.

Click here to download, print and submit a reservation form.


Click here to contact the Cambridge City Parks Department for reservations or more information.

Click here for a map of the Parks facilities.