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!

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. Axe Throwing has come to Butler County! Come solo or with a group to first learn how to throw from an expert. Once you've got...[more]


Damon Park

1500 Pershing Ave Middletown OH 45044 Location: Middletown Phone: (513) 424-7766

Park features playground equipment, basketball court, picnic tables, 2 ball diamonds and recreation center operated by the Salvation Army.[more]

Dauch Indoor Sports Center

Dauch Indoor Sports Center

800 Weeb Ewbank Way Oxford OH 45056 Location: Oxford Phone:

Miami University Athletics opened the David and Anita Dauch Indoor Sports Center in February 2015. The 91,000-square-foot facility features a full 120-yard synthetic field turf football field. Other...[more]

Disc Golf Hole 5

Disc Golf Course

Miami University Recreational Sports Center , 700 South Oak Street Oxford OH 45056 Location: Oxford Phone: (513) 529-6868

Grab your friends and check out something different! Try to reach the "green" and put the disc in the "hole" in as few shots as possible.[more]

Douglass Park

Minnesota St Middletown OH 45044 Location: Middletown Phone: (513) 424-7766

This park is divided into two sections. To the south this park features playground equipment, 3 picnic shelters, grills, picnic tables, garden plots, and the Middletown Community Center. To the north...[more]

Dowling Park

Sophie Ave Middletown OH 45042 Location: Middletown Phone: (513) 424-7766

Dowling Park holds playground equipment, picnic tables, and more.[more]

Dudley Woods

Dudley Woods Park

5591 Hankins Rd. Liberty Township OH 45044 Location: Liberty Township Phone: (513) 759-7500

Dudley Woods Park encompasses 11.4 acres of natural hiking trails in the woods around the pond, picnic shelter, playground, wildlife watching, and many more family activities.[more]

Eagle Tee Main Building

Eagle Tee Golf Center

9200 Cincinnati Dayton Rd West Chester OH 45069 Location: Phone: (513) 777-4653

Eagle Tee offers golfers the opportunity to work on all aspects of your game. Enjoy mini golf, the practice range, party accommodations, and lessons. Golf instruction is available from two of the...[more]

Sebald MetroPark Water

Elk Creek MetroPark

5580 Elk Creek Rd Middletown OH 45042 Location: Middletown Phone: (513) 867-5835

Elk Creek MetroPark's beautiful natural setting provides views of the wooded hills forming the walls of the creek valley while the open lawn areas of the park serve as recreation space for...[more]

Fairfield Aquatic Slide

Fairfield Aquatic Center

2605 Augusta Blvd Fairfield OH 45014 Location: Fairfield Phone: 513-939-AQUA (2782)

The Fairfield Aquatic Center offers a variety of water activities including leisure pool, competitive pool, children's wading pool, a 90-foot waterslide, aquatic play structures, playgrounds,...[more]