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Kent Parks & Recreation of Ohio offers a variety of locations, programs and events for individuals and families to enjoy. We pride ourselves on providing quality recreation and entertainment for the community through parks, sports, fitness, education and cultural arts. Our staff enjoys sharing these experiences and hopes to make them the best possible for all who participate.

Kent Parks & Recreation Staff

Angela Manley – Parks and Recreation Director –

Karen Magilavy – Administrative Assistant –

Megan Johns – Recreation Specialist –

Garyn Daniels – Sports Activities Coordinator –

Oliver Wuensch – Marketing and Special Events Coordinator –

Sam Tuttle – Parks Supervisor –

Russell Heeman – Park Foreman

Adam Ray – Park Laborer

Tim Harrod – Park Laborer

Nate Fabian – Park Laborer


Kent Parks & Recreation Board

Steve Mitchell, Chair
Jillian Tipton
Jake Ferlito
Rod Moxley
Kathleen Wiler
Melissa Celko, Council Liaison


Kent Parks & Recreation Facilities & Hours

Administrative Office
497 Middlebury Road
Kent, Ohio 44240
Hours: Monday thru Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
(phone) 330.673.8897
(fax) 330.673.8898

Kent Recreation Center

1115 Franklin Ave.
Kent, Ohio 44240
Program Hours: 6:30 – 8:30 AM / 3 – 6 PM
(phone) 330.678.3277
(fax) 330.673.8898

Other Local Parks & Rec Contact Numbers

Kramer Field Concession 330.678.2381
Kent Continuing Education 330.673.9595 ext. 243
Kent Roosevelt Pool 330.673.9595 ext. 255
Kent State Ice Arena 330.672.2414
Kent State Wellness Center 330.672.4REC
Ohio State Parks Info 1.800.BUCKEYE

2 Easy Ways to Register
1. Online
Registration for most activities and events can be completed ONLINE. To find your desired activity, type a key word into the search bar and click search. Click on the name of the activity for which you would like to register. After reading the details, click on “Add to Cart.” From here, you may sign into your personal account, register for the activity and pay your balance.

2. In Person
Monday thru Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
497 Middlebury Road
Kent, Ohio 44240

Residency Policy
The City of Kent Parks & Recreation Department is largely financed through city property tax dollars. To be considered a “resident” in our registration process, you must live or own property within the city limits of Kent while “Non-resident” applies to all others. Even though you may have a Kent mailing address or live within the school district, you may not live within the Kent City Limits.

Please Note
All programs are subject to change. In addition, a program may cancel due to low enrollment, if this happens, a full refund will be issued within two weeks of cancellation.

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Contact Us

Kent Parks & Recreation
497 Middlebury Road
Kent, OH 44240

Phone: 330.673.8897

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