Sports & Recreation

Lace up your tennis shoes and unleash you inner athlete at one of the many sporting activities and park programs that Butler County, Ohio outdoor sports has to offer! From world-class sporting complexes to impressive wildlife parks, and nationally recognized sporting events to scenic hiking trails, there's always something sporty happening in Butler County.

One of the major sport influences in Butler County is Miami University Athletics. Miami is home to a number of state-of-the-art sport facilities that not only make watching sporting events fun, but comfortable too. The Goggin Ice Center is home to the Men's Ice Hockey Team and the Synchronized Skating Team and the arena hosts tournaments, ice shows, and public skating all year long. Along with Goggin, Miami University features Millett Hall, Yager Stadium and the Recreational Sports Center. Go Redhawks!

Voice of America Park in West Chester is home to abundant local wildlife, includes six miles of walking and jogging trails, houses athletic fields, and the Wiggly Field Dog Park. While Smith Park in Middletown features playground equipment, picnic tables, grills, baseball diamonds, a seven acre fishing pond, and a number of events throughout the year. You can explore your daredevil side with a lesson in skydiving with Team Fastrax and Start Skydiving also located in Middletown. Joyce Park is home to attractions including Wake Nation and also hosts nationally recognized events throughout the year.

Get out and have a ball playing outdoor activities in Ohio at one of the many Butler County sports and recreation facilities!

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Yager Stadium

Miami University , Bonham Road Oxford OH 45056 Location: Oxford Phone: (513) 529-4235

Completed in 1983, the stadium is named in honor of Fred C. Yager, a 1914 Miami graduate who generously supported the stadium project. Cheer on the Miami RedHawks football team to victory at Yager...[more]