No Kids Allowed!

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No Kids Allowed

Remember the fun times of childhood camp? Unleash your inner child as you try new activities, make new friends and enjoy snack time all in your beautiful Metroparks!  Biking, kayaking, survival skills, archery, tree climbing, hammocking, and overnight camping are just some of the activities geared toward the kid in us all. Code 105517601 


Biking and Kayaking
Oak Openings Preserve, Mallard Lake parking lot
Wednesday, May 25, 5 to 9 p.m.
Reservations Required, Fee: $35 [Register]

This day of camp will start with a bike tour from Oak Openings Preserve to Cannonball Prairie. This is an easy 4.5 mile ride on the Wabash Cannonball Trail. We will then take time to explore the Cannonball Prairie pond by kayak. A fruit and cheese snack will be served before we depart on the trail for our return ride. Please bring a bike, a full bike water bottle, and helmet (required.) Dress to get wet and wear synthetic clothing (nylon, spandex, or polyester, no cotton). Wear old tennis shoes, water shoes, or sandals with a heel strap (no flip flops). Bring water and sun protection. Please leave all valuables at home. We will provide all boats, life jackets and other gear. Please bring a change of clothes and a towel. 

No Kids Allowed: Archery, Nike and Hammock
Swan Creek, Glendale Ave. Entrance parking lot
Saturday, June 25, 6 to 9 p.m.
Reservations Required, Fee: $15 [Register]

Hone your archery skills and then put them to the test with archery games. Play against another participant or staff member for bragging rights in this friendly competition. Then hike to the hammocking location at Swan Creek to unwind with a snack and hammock break among the trees before our hike back to our start location. A hummus, pretzel, and cheese stick snack will be provided. Hammocks available to borrow. This program runs rain or shine. Please dress for the weather and wear appropriate footwear. No flip-flops. Please bring a full reusable water bottle. 

No Kids Allowed: Stand Up Paddleboarding
Blue Creek, Nona France Quarry
Sunday, July 10, Noon to 3 p.m.
Reservations Required, Fee: $25 [Registration Opens June 1]

Beat the heat with Stand Up Paddleboarding at Blue Creek Metropark! Spend the afternoon learning stand up paddling basics then hone your new skills with paddleboard games. For snack, roast your own hot dogs (vegetarian options available), chips, and watermelon. Dress to get wet and wear synthetic clothing (nylon, spandex, or polyester, no cotton). Wear old tennis shoes, water shoes, or sandals with a heel strap (no flip flops). Bring water and sun protection. Please leave all valuables at home. We will provide all boats, life jackets and other gear. Please bring a change of clothes and a towel. This program runs rain or shine. Please dress for the weather and wear appropriate footwear. No flip-flops. Please bring a full reusable water bottle. Code 305517601

No Kids Allowed: Canoeing & Fishing
Pearson, Pearson Pond
Tuesday, August 16, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Reservations Required, Fee: $15 [Registration Opens June 1]

Discover local aquatic wildlife through an evening of canoeing and fishing on Pearson Lake. Participants will customize their own walking taco snack. Dress to get wet and wear synthetic clothing (nylon, spandex, or polyester, no cotton). Wear old tennis shoes, water shoes, or sandals with a heel strap (no flip flops). Bring water and sun protection. Please leave all valuables at home. We will provide all boats, life jackets and other gear. Please bring a change of clothes and a towel. This program runs rain or shine. Please dress for the weather and wear appropriate footwear. No flip-flops. Please bring a full reusable water bottle. Code 305517601

No Kids Allowed: Hike and Hammock
Oak Openings Preserve, Mallard Lake parking lot
Sunday, September 18, 1 to 4 p.m.
Reservations Required, Fee: $8 [Registration Opens June 1]

Lace up your boots and leave your worries behind at this adults only hike and hammock. We'll hike through the diverse woodlands of Oak Openings Preserve Metropark and enjoy a relaxing hammock break with a delicious apple crisp yogurt parfait. Hammocks are available to borrow. Total distance: 3.5 miles. This program runs rain or shine. Please dress for the weather and wear appropriate footwear. No flip-flops. Please bring a full reusable water bottle. Code 305517601

No Kids Allowed: Atlatlas, Campfire Cooking & Hike
Side Cut, Side Cut Sledding Hill
Friday, October 7 6 to 9 p.m.
Reservations Required, Fee: $15 [Registration Opens September 1]

Spend a fall evening outside wielding an ancient tool-the atlatl and master your spear throwing skills. Enjoy a delicious campfire pizza pie and handmade ice-cream made by you! Learn about native animals and experience a guided night hike through the park. This program runs rain or shine. Please dress for the weather and wear appropriate footwear. No flip-flops. Please bring a full reusable water bottle. Code 405517601

No Kids Allowed: Glow Archery
Westwind, parking lot
Saturday, November 12, 7:30 to 9 p.m.
Registration Required, Fee: $12 [Registration Opens September 1]

Don't let the time change get you down! Make the most of this dark evening with fun and festive glow in the dark archery. This beginner friendly program will give you the opportunity to improve your skills, enjoy shooting at unique glowing targets and play archery games with friendly competition. All equipment and instruction are provided. This program runs rain or shine. Please dress for the weather and wear appropriate footwear. No flip-flops. 

Metroparks Toledo is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. Staff can adapt many programs to be accessible. Adaptive equipment is available upon request. Please tell us your needs at the time of registration, but no later than 72 business hours prior to the program. For additional information or questions, please contact Ashley Smith at 419.265.2920 or Ashley.Smith@MetroparksToledo.com. Code 405517601


Please Note: All of these programs run rain or shine. Please dress for the weather and wear appropriate footwear, no flip-flops. Please bring a full reusable water bottle. 

Updated: 05/03/2022