Metroparks Members can enjoy exclusive member-only events and programs as a benefit of their Membership. Below is our upcoming Member events and programs.
To access Member-only programs in the Metroparks registration system or to receive your Member Discount:
If you already have an account set up in the Metroparks program registration system, please allow up to 10 business days from the date of joining for your Membership Status to be activated in your account in order to access Member-only programs and/or to receive your Member Discount. If you would like to make program registrations prior to this, please call Customer Service (419-407-9700) to ensure your Membership Status is activated and your Member Discount is applied.
If you do not already have an account set up in the Metroparks program registration system, please call Customer Service (419-407-9700) for help with setting up your account and activating your Membership Status prior to registering for programs to ensure you have access to Member-only programs and your Member Discount is applied.
GREAT LAKES BOOK CLUB: The Death and Life the Great Lakes by Dan Egan
Partnership with the National Museum of the Great Lakes
February 28 | Noon to 1 p.m.
Member Fee: Free
In partnership with the National Museum of the Great Lakes, Metroparks Toledo will co-facilitate a discussion on “The Death and Life of the Great Lakes” by Dan Egan. Prize-winning reporter Dan Egan blends the epic story of the lakes with an examination of the perils they face and the ways we can restore and preserve them for generations to come.
STATE OF THE PARKS – MEMBERS UPDATE
Market Hall, Glass City Metropark
- Monday, March 6, 9 to 10:30 a.m. RSVP by February 27
- Tuesday, March 7, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. RSVP by February 28
- Tuesday, March 14, 9 to 10:30 a.m. RSVP by March 8
- Tuesday, March 21, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. RSVP by March 14
Member Fee: FREE
RSVP by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
SEASONS OF THE MARSH (18 and up)
TRY IT! TREE CLIMBING (8 and up)
SPRING TWILIGHT HIKE (18 and up)
Kim High invites you to join her on a hike and listen for frogs, birds and other wildlife as we enjoy a sunset walk to the Lou Campbell Prairie Area.
Oak Openings Preserve Metropark
April 16 | 7 to 9:00 p.m.
Member fee: FREE
EARTH DAY CLEAN UP AT INTERNATIONAL PARK
Metroparks Toledo and the National Museum of the Great Lakes are partnering to celebrate Earth Day together! Pitch in to help remove litter and keep the watershed clean and natural at International Park. All clean-up equipment will be provided. Volunteers must be 8 years and older and have an adult if under the age of 16.
ADDED PARTNERSHIP BONUS: Consider making it a full day of fun by touring the National Museum of the Great Lakes before or after the clean-up. All participants will receive 10% off any new National Museum of the Great Lakes Museum-level membership. For additional details on NMGL member benefits visit nmgl.org/membership.
International Park; meet at Glass City Pavilion, 983 Front St., Toledo
April 22 | 1 to 3:00 p.m.
Member fee: Free
Registration required for this event.
Please contact Meredith.Busic@metroparkstoledo.com or call/text at 419-262-8826, if you have any questions about the event, or Jackie Cummins, Metroparks Membership Manager at email@example.com, 419-407-9755.
BEHIND THE SCENES SPRING BUS TOUR – WILD ABOUT BIRDS
SAVE THE DATE
Saturday, April 29, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Member Fee: FREE (Bring Your Own Lunch)
Due to the popularity of the tours, there will be a 2 ticket limit per Membership. Guest must be a member to attend. Not a Member? Click Here for a Membership
Please contact Jackie Cummins at Jackie.Cummins@metroparkstoledo.com to reserve your seat on the bus today.
LAKE ERIE KAYAK ECO TOUR (18 and up)
Behind the Scenes Fall Bus Tour
Saturday, October 21, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Get your ticket to ride today. This fall, we'll be exploring the work Metroparks and our partners have done in the area of restoration. Guided by Metroparks and Ohio Department of Natural Resources staff, we'll travel to sites within Metroparks beyond.
Irwin Prairie | Sandhill Crane Wetlands | Blue Creek Nursery
Seats are on a first-come, first served basis. Limited seats are available. Members may reserve up to 2 seats only.
Bring Your Own Lunch | Drinks and snacks provided.
Please be prepared to walk or stand for an hour at each of our three location.
Reserve your space by emailing Jackie at Jackie.Cummins@MetroparksToledo.com
ARCHERY AND FIRESIDE S’MORES (8 and up)
MEMBERS PREVIEW: HOLIDAYS AT THE MANOR HOUSE
Wildwood Preserve, Manor House
Friday, December 1, 4 to 7 p.m.
Member Fee: FREE
RSVP coming soon!
For questions or additional information, please contact Jackie Cummins at 419-407-9702 or firstname.lastname@example.org.