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!

American Discovery Trail

High Street Oxford OH 45056 Location: Oxford Phone:

Take a long walk through Butler County's portion of America's first coast-to-coast hiking and riding trail.[more]

Baker Bowl

Baker Bowl Skatepark

500 Tytus Ave and Verity Pwky Middletown OH 45044 Location: Middletown Phone: (513) 425-7766

This unique concrete skatepark sits on a half acre of wooded land. The skatepark features banks, rails, steps, benches, and a variety of ramps.[more]


Barnitz Park

South Main St Middletown OH 45044 Location: Middletown Phone: (513) 425-7766

Park features playground equipment, lighted basketball court, shelter, picnic tables and 4 softball diamonds.[more]

Beckett Park Pavillion

Beckett Park

8360 Beckett Rd West Chester OH 45069 Location: West Chester Phone: (513) 777-5900

Beckett Park is a 150-acre park located in the heart of the Union Centre business district.[more]

Bikewise Wall


9 N Beech St Oxford OH 45056 Location: Oxford Phone: (513) 523-4880

For more than 25 years, BikeWise has offered a complete line of bikes and accessories, as well as rental bikes for road and mountain bike riding.[more]

BMX Track

BMX Track

7 , Joe Nuxhall Way Fairfield OH 45014 Location: Hamilton Phone: (513) 785-7060

Come on out and enjoy the fun at one of the oldest and largest BMX tracks in Ohio![more]

BR Golf

Brown's Run Country Club

6855 Sloebig Road Middletown OH 45042 Location: Middletown Phone: (513) 423-9401

Founded in 1956, Brown's Run Country Club was built upon strong values and traditions that have exceeded the expectations of its members for years. This private, member-owned club presents a...[more]

Bull's Run Trees

Bull's Run Arboretum

3909 Rosedale Rd Middletown OH 45042 Location: Middletown Phone: (513) 422-5063

Bull's Run Arboretum features the last free-flowing section of Bull's Run Creek. The Arboretum property contains the last free-flowing section of Bull's Run, which marked one of the...[more]

Cabin Creek Team Ohio

Cabin Creek Paintball

4117 Eaton Rd. Hamilton OH 45013 Location: Hamilton Phone: (513) 726-4059

Cabin Creek Paintball is 35 acres of fun in Northern Butler County. They have 9 paintball fields, which are open every Saturday for open play, or any day with advance reservations.[more]

Cincinnati Axe Throwing

Cincinnati Axe Throwing

4814 Peter Place West Chester OH 45425 Location: West Chester Phone: (470) 236-2699

Experience the newest thing in indoor, social, adventure sports at Cincinnati Axe Throwing! Check it out solo or with a group to first learn how to throw from an "axepert." Once you'...[more]