Search
Category:
Park:
Start Date:
End Date:
Keywords:

Choose a Program Step 1 of 5
  Date Title Time Park Register
7/26/17 Good Health Walks 11:00 AM Wildwood Preserve No Registration Required
  Take a brisk walk on park trails to increase your heart rate and get the blood flowing. This is a 50 min walk and covers over 2 miles at a quick walking pace. There will be no walk on federal holidays.  
7/26/17 Historical Tours of the Manor House 12:00 PM Wildwood Preserve No Registration Required
  Enjoy a free guided tour of this over 30,000 square foot, Depression-era home and learn about the region's rich history or walk through the first floor in your own time. After touring the Manor House, save time to walk through the Ellen Biddle Shipman Gardens or walk the trails through the spectacular grounds of Wildwood Preserve.  
7/26/17 Stay Active Naturally: Walking Group (Ages 55 and Up) 2:00 PM Wildwood Preserve Registration Closed
  It's important to stay active at all ages and equally important to spend time in nature. Come move, learn and socialize as we take a gently paced nature walk around Wildwood. Dress accordingly for the weather and any age is welcome in this walking group.  
7/27/17 Wake Up With the Birds: Adults 8:00 AM Wildwood Preserve Registration Closed
  Make Thursday mornings your bird watching time! Bring your favorite morning beverage and join us in Wildwood's Window on Wildlife for this informal viewing and interpretation of our feathered friends. At 8:30, we may venture out to take a quick look in nearby trees and meadows (optional). No birding experience necessary!
 
7/27/17 Story Time in the Manor House: Turtles (Ages 3 to 5) 10:30 AM Wildwood Preserve Register
  We'll meet in the Manor House Library for some stories and crafts before taking a short hike outside. Join us monthly for a different topics. Register participating children only.  
7/27/17 Historical Tours of the Manor House 12:00 PM Wildwood Preserve No Registration Required
  Enjoy a free guided tour of this over 30,000 square foot, Depression-era home and learn about the region's rich history or walk through the first floor in your own time. After touring the Manor House, save time to walk through the Ellen Biddle Shipman Gardens or walk the trails through the spectacular grounds of Wildwood Preserve.  
7/27/17 Reduce, Reuse, Recycle to Create (Adults) 4:00 PM Fallen Timbers Battlefield Register
  Art goes green! Waste, and how we choose to handle it, affects our world's environment‑that's YOUR environment. The waste humans create has to be carefully controlled. Art can be an environmentally sustainable and responsible manner to deal with waste. Spend your Thursday afternoons in the park getting your creative on using waste materials to create something new. Every week a different project can be started and if one does not finish register for the next class to finish. Register all attending.  
7/27/17 Cancelled: Boat Navigation: Beginner's Guide: Adult 6:00 PM Middlegrounds Registration Closed
  Navigate the local waterways and build a better understanding of what Toledo has to offer paddlers in this 2 hour navigation program. Participants will learn how to plot a course on a navigation chart, use a compass and the right of way rules on the water in a classroom setting. Please dress appropriately for the outdoors.  
7/28/17 Good Health Walks 11:00 AM Wildwood Preserve No Registration Required
  Take a brisk walk on park trails to increase your heart rate and get the blood flowing. This is a 50 min walk and covers over 2 miles at a quick walking pace. There will be no walk on federal holidays.  
7/28/17 Historical Tours of the Manor House 12:00 PM Wildwood Preserve No Registration Required
  Enjoy a free guided tour of this over 30,000 square foot, Depression-era home and learn about the region's rich history or walk through the first floor in your own time. After touring the Manor House, save time to walk through the Ellen Biddle Shipman Gardens or walk the trails through the spectacular grounds of Wildwood Preserve.  
7/28/17 Open Late So Make It A Date 5:00 PM Secor No Registration Required
  Itís Friday night and the gallery is open late so make it a date. Come experience the beautiful images at the National Center for Nature Photography, light refreshments, and, of course, your dear sweetheart.  
7/28/17 Brown Bats and Screech Owls: Adults/Families with children over 7 Years 8:30 PM Swan Creek Preserve Waiting List
  Swan Creek is a refuge for these nocturnal creatures that live on the edges of forest, meadows and river. Hike into their habitats for a chance to watch them swoop and dive. Listen in on the bats' conversations using a bat detector. Recommended for adults and families with children ages 7 and older.  
7/29/17 Forest Therapy Guided Walk Sampler 8:30 AM Oak Openings Preserve Register
  Reduce stress and increase well-being! Experience a shortened version of a Forest Therapy journey as a certified guide leads you on this short, nonstrenuous walk designed around activities that invite you to connect with nature by using all of your senses and staying in the present moment. Please dress in layers for this rain or shine event and leave phones and cameras behind. For details, call 419-699-3169. For information on Forest Therapy visit www.natureandforesttherapy.org.  
7/29/17 Cancelled: Yoga in the Park: Teens and Adults 12:00 PM Wildwood Preserve Registration Closed
  This is class 4 of 4 for the session. Please register for the July 8th class only.

Enjoy the beauty of Wildwood Metropark and the benefits of Yoga. Gain flexibility, strength, balance, and stress management tools while surrounded by the peaceful offerings of the one of the areaís most beautiful preserves. Please bring a yoga mat or towel. All levels welcome. Teacher, Ann Heckler E-RYT (Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher), uses her 20 years of teaching experience to create options for all levels of yoga practice.

Please list any medical concerns in the special needs section.

Program fees cover all four yoga classes in the July session, July 8, 15, 22, and 29.

 
7/29/17 Kayak Rescues: Ages 12+ 12:30 PM Wiregrass Lake Register
  Work with American Canoe Association certified instructors to learn everything you need to know about safety on the water. This program will cover material that will be taught on the water as well as in a classroom setting to feel comfortable on large water bodies.  
7/29/17 Try it! Night Fishing: (Families and Children Ages 5+) 8:30 PM Side Cut Register
  Experience the thrill of a night time fishing adventure! Many species of game fish use the cover of darkness as a cloak to voraciously feed, creating this unique angling opportunity!

Participants will be introduced to effective techniques to target several species. All gear is provided and anglers over 16 must bring a valid Ohio Fishing License.

 
7/30/17 Cedar Point Wildlife Refuge Kayak Adventure: (Ages 16+) 9:00 AM Off-Site Registration Closed
  Join us on this open lake adventure as we paddle Maumee Bay to "Little Cedar Point". Experience some wave action and keep an eye out for the wildlife that calls the coastal wetlands home.

Pack a lunch to take in your boat and plenty of water. All boats and paddling gear provided; wear clothing and shoes to get wet (no cotton). Participants must be 16 or older; all minors must be accompanied by an adult. This is an intermediate difficulty paddle; skill level required: intermediate; endurance required: intermediate.

 
7/30/17 Sunday in the Park with Art: Family Gallery Day 10:00 AM Secor No Registration Required
  Looking for creative way to spend a Sunday in the park with the family? The National Center for Nature Photography is here make it a Sunday in the Park with Art. There will be scavenger hunt and art activities to get the whole family involved! Start in the gallery spaces to explore the current exhibits, create nature inspired art, join the nature photography walk at 1:00 pm and then follow the fun to the Window on Wildlife and park trails to discover what is waiting to be seen around Secor Metropark.  
7/30/17 Historical Tours of the Manor House 12:00 PM Wildwood Preserve No Registration Required
  Enjoy a free guided tour of this over 30,000 square foot, Depression-era home and learn about the region's rich history or walk through the first floor in your own time. After touring the Manor House, save time to walk through the Ellen Biddle Shipman Gardens or walk the trails through the spectacular grounds of Wildwood Preserve.  
7/31/17 Nature Camp Session #3 (Ages 8-12) 9:00 AM Oak Openings Preserve Registration Closed
  An outdoor adventure is waiting for you at the Metroparks. Explore the trails, search for animals and splash into fun. Hands-on activities, games and crafts will have you searching for animals all across the park. Challenge yourself to try canoeing, archery, fishing and stream exploration during fieldtrips. Don't be bored this summer, stay active! Bring a friend or meet one here. Fee includes a t-shirt, field trip transportation, and a snack each day. A packed lunch and reusable water bottle are required.  
7/31/17 Time Travelers Camp: Ages 8-14 9:00 AM Side Cut Registration Closed
  Would you survive early Ohio? Settlers had their own special ways to survive in the dense forests and swamplands. Each day, we will travel to a different time period and learn atlatl throwing skills, what life was like for soldiers in the 1700's, how to cook outdoors like the early settlers, navigate the Ohio canal system and much more. Camps are held rain or shine, with plenty of rainy day options.  
7/31/17 Good Health Walks 11:00 AM Wildwood Preserve No Registration Required
  Take a brisk walk on park trails to increase your heart rate and get the blood flowing. This is a 50 min walk and covers over 2 miles at a quick walking pace. There will be no walk on federal holidays.  
8/1/17 Volunteer Orientation 9:30 AM Wildwood Preserve Register
  Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Metroparks of the Toledo Area!
Prior to volunteering, all new volunteers are are encouraged to attend this orientation which enables the Volunteer Services staff to meet prospective volunteers, learn more about their interests,review park policies and procedures, and provide an overview of Metropark volunteer opportunities.

Orientations are held the first Tuesday and Thrusday of most months. [VMT]

 
8/1/17 Side Cut Explorer   Side Cut Register
  Travel along the banks of the Maumee River and down the canal towpath. A naturalist highlights the scenery, as passengers relax in Metroparks wheelchair accessible, open-air trolley. Maximum 2 wheel chairs per trip. All other participants must be able to climb 3 steps.  
8/1/17 Unleash the Artist in the Garden: Rain Location - Manor House Solarium 5:00 PM Wildwood Preserve Register
  If you think coloring in a coloring book is fun and relaxing, you should try painting surrounded by nature. Join an art educator in the Ellen Biddle Shipman garden to relax and capture nature with a paintbrush. No experience needed! You will even be provided with all painting supplies and even help you put a sketch on the canvas board to make it easy for you to complete your masterpiece! Register all who are attending.  
8/1/17 Fallen Timbers Battlefield Preservation Commission 7:00 PM Fallen Timbers Battlefield No Registration Required
  The Battle of Fallen Timbers helped to shape American history. Help shape the future of this fascinating site by participating in Commission meetings.  
8/2/17 Toddlers Trails (Ages 18 months to 3) 10:00 AM Wildwood Preserve Registration Closed
  This outdoor, multi-sensory nature play and exploration introduces your toddlers to the natural world and promotes its preservation. Parents accompany and assist in their child's experience at the program. Register toddlers only.  
8/2/17 Good Health Walks 11:00 AM Wildwood Preserve No Registration Required
  Take a brisk walk on park trails to increase your heart rate and get the blood flowing. This is a 50 min walk and covers over 2 miles at a quick walking pace. There will be no walk on federal holidays.  
8/2/17 Stay Active Naturally: Walking Group (Ages 55 and Up) 2:00 PM Wildwood Preserve Register
  It's important to stay active at all ages and equally important to spend time in nature. Come move, learn and socialize as we take a gently paced nature walk around Wildwood. Dress accordingly for the weather and any age is welcome in this walking group.  
8/2/17 Calling All Scouts! Senior Girl Scouts , Paddling (Kayaks) 2:00 PM Wiregrass Lake Register
  Grab a paddle and head out to the water for a fun-filled day of paddling. Scouts will explore the background of kayaking, practice techniques, learn how to stay safe on the water (including rescues) and enjoy a paddling nature adventure. All scouts will receive a Metroparks patch for participating. All boats and other paddling gear provided; wear clothing and shoes to get wet (no cotton).
 

 

Metroparks of the
Toledo Area

5100 West Central Ave.
Toledo, OH 43615
419-407-9700
Programs || Facilities || Camping || Memberships
Privacy Statement || Security || Contact Metroparks
Metroparks Home || Reservation Home
Emerge Inc. Mobile, Social and Web Solutions
Cancel Your Order View Your Cart Proceed to Checkout