Learning Resource Center


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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 are limited as we slowly open up for public visits and programs.  We will be posting open hours month by month during the summer for 2021.

Remaining JULY 2021 HOURS:

July 21-23     1-4pm

July 24-25      CLOSED

July 26-27     11am-4pm

July 28           12am-3pm

July 29           12-4pm

July 30           11am-4pm

July 31-Aug 1           CLOSED

 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: 330-668-9520
Mail: City of Fairlawn
Parks and Recreation
Attn: Troy Dunn
3487 South Smith Road
Fairlawn, OH 44333