Glass City Metropark to open Friday

Published: Jun. 6, 2023 at 9:23 PM EDT
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TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - The Glass City Metropark is opening this Friday and Metroparks Toledo is celebrating with a multitude of activities.

Metroparks Toledo says the Glass City Metropark, phase 2, will open with a dedication celebration on June 9 at 11 a.m. at Market Hall located at 1505 Front St. The ceremony will feature multiple speakers and it will all lead up to the official opening of the park.

The Mini-Maumee Discovery Play Area allows visitors to immerse themselves in a scaled map of the Maumee River. With a waterfall located at the base visitors can navigate their way through the miniaturized waterways of the river.

The weekend will also feature the following activities:

  • Opening Night Celebration Concert featuring Nikki D & the Sisters of Thunder
    • June 9 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Giveaways and prizes (while supplies last)
    • June 10 at 11 a.m.
    • Volunteers will be stationed throughout the park to guide visitors through their first experience at the playgrounds and other features
  • Skating at The Ribbon
    • June 10 at 7 p.m.
    • The first skating party of the summer at The Ribbon will feature music by DJ Folk.
    • Free admission
    • Roller skates and inline skates will be available to rent
  • Outdoor Expo
    • June 11 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
    • The community is invited to try kayaking, rock climbing, mountain biking and other outdoor skills. There will be activities for adults and kids.

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