Learning Resource Center

Due to COVID-19, the Learning Resource Center is closed to the public.  There are portable toilets located near the tennis courts for your convenience.


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The Learning Resource Center (LRC) is a nature center located in Fort Island Park. Inside the LRC there are environmental education displays and a small collection of program animals.

LRC Summer Hours (June-September): Mon-Fri 10:00am-5:00pm (Closed for lunch M-F 12:30-1:30), Sat 10:00am-2:00pm. Building is closed during scheduled programs. Boardwalk Map (PDF)

The Naturalists offer environmental education programming for students, scout troops, adults and families. The nature classes and camps are held in this building and the surrounding park.

More information on:

Requesting a Program with the Naturalists


We encourage groups to participate in our programs and learn about the natural world. Some of the programs we offer are Boy Scout and Girl Scout badge work, school and community visits, and Naturalist led hikes. Request a program (PDF)

Please submit the completed form via the following options:

Phone: 330-668-9518
Fax: 330-666-6701
Mail: City of Fairlawn
Parks and Recreation
Attn: Troy Dunn
3487 South Smith Road
Fairlawn, OH 44333