Kiwanis Recreation Park, commonly known as Rec Park, is the City's largest park at 75 acres and is located on the scenic Grand River. The park includes 9 baseball diamond used by various leagues as well as Painesville City Local Schools and Lake Erie College. The football/track stadium is jointly used by Harvey High School and Lake Erie College. Fishing is a big sport in Rec Park, with visitors having access to both the Grand River and Rec Park Pond, which is stocked every Spring. 


Pavilions at Rec Park are available for rental between 9:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. The cost is $50 for residents and $100 for non-residents. Please contact the Recreation Office at at 440-392-5912 to reserve. The use of alcohol anywhere in the park is strictly prohibited.



301 Latimore Street, Painesville, Ohio 44077

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Dawn to dusk, 7 days a week



  • 9 Baseball Diamonds
  • 2 Playground Areas
  • 3 Rental Picnic Shelters
  • Football/Track Stadium
  • Basketball Court
  • Skate Park
  • 18 Disc Golf Course
  • 2 Futsal Courts
  • Fishing Access (Pond and River)
  • 1/2 Mile Riverwalk Path
  • Fitness Trail
  • Restrooms
  • Grills
  • Picnic Tables
  • Multiple Parking Areas