100 Things to do in Summer in Medina County

June 3, 2021

We all have those long summer days when everyone is bored - bookmark this list to refer back to when you just need help making fun plans with your kids! 

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  1. Play at the splash pad at Fred Greenwood Park
  2. Hike at Princess Ledges Nature Preserve
  3. Eat ice cream at Honey Hut
  4. Outdoor movie at Schoolhouse Scoops
  5. Go to a concert at Mapleside
  6. Attend Jazz on the Square on the Medina Square (find on our event calendar)
  7. Walk around the Medina Square and visit the shops
  8. Walk around Main Street Wadsworth
  9. Visit a farmers market 
  10. Climb at Whipp’s Ledges
  11. Go geocaching in the local parks
  12. Drive a remote controlled car at Reagan Park
  13. Play mini golf at Island Time, Buzzard Cove, Rinky Dink, or if it’s too hot, indoors at Alien Vacation Mini Golf
  14. Wait until it's dark and lay outside and stargaze
  15. Play arcade games at Scene75
  16. Pet the animals at Majestic Meadows
  17. Paint Pottery at All Fired Up!
  18. Play the MCDL Summer Reading Game
  19. Browse the library
  20. Sign up for a hike at the parks
  21. Kayak on Hinckley Lake
  22. See a matinee at Hickory Ridge Theater
  23. Go camping at Pier-Lon Park
  24. Vacation Bible School at a local church
  25. Swim at Medina or Brunswick Rec Center
  26. Swim at Wadsworth Grizzly Outdoor Pool
  27. Run a family 5k or fun run
  28. Go bowling at AMF Lanes
  29. Roller skating at Brunswick Skate Station or Medina Skateland
  30. Late night movie at the Blue Sky Drive-In
  31. Visit Susan Hambley Nature Center and walk around Brunswick Lake
  32. Master the obstacles at Xtreme Ninja Warrior
  33. Open Gelly Nights Fridays at Xtreme Ninja Warrior
  34. Use our summer camp guide to find a fun camp!
  35. Rent a bike from Spokes, go for a ride, then enjoy a tasty treat
  36. Paint kindness rocks
  37. Make homemade ice cream
  38. Fun on the farm day at Spring Mist Farms
  39. Jump on the pillow at Mapleside
  40. Eat crepes at Kelly’s Cafe
  41. Ice cream at Handels
  42. Mini train rides at Lester Rail Trail
  43. Sign up for a program at Wadsworth Library
  44. Outdoor concert at the Brunswick Rec Center
  45. Go to Miss Lisa’s Storytime
  46. See the old cars at South Town Cruise-in
  47. Create something beautiful at Kathryn’s Craft Closet
  48. Kids Day of Safety and Play on the Medina Square
  49. Get a free summer day camp box from the Salvation Army in Medina
  50. Plant a garden
  51. Go fishing at one of our parks
  52. Go berry picking
  53. Pizza Palooza on the Medina Square
  54. Opera Under the Stars
  55. Go creek walking
  56. Play indoors at Jurassic Mountain
  57. See the trolley cars at the Northern Ohio Railway Museum
  58. Water balloon fight in the backyard
  59. Find a kids eat free night at a local restaurant
  60. Explore nature at Wolf Creek Environmental Center
  61. Play gaga ball at Kid City in Brunswick
  62. Play on the playground and walk around the lake at North Park
  63. Bumper boats at Rinky Dink
  64. Hike around Hinckley Lake
  65. Have a cookout with neighbors
  66. Pack a picnic lunch and go to Ledge pool or Memorial pool for the day
  67. Play Pokemon Go on the Medina Square
  68. Sign up for swimming lessons
  69. Play a game and enjoy a meal at Geeked Out
  70. Volunteer at an animal shelter
  71. Bring a frog to compete at the Frog Jump Festival 
  72. Visit a local toy store and browse (Smartickles, Sir Troy’s Toy Kingdom, Medina Funtastic Toyz)
  73. Fish, play, and walk the story trail at Mugrage Park
  74. Take your dog to the dog park - Mugrage Park or Brunswick Dog Park
  75. Go for afternoon tea at Miss Molly’s
  76. Indoor go-karts at High Voltage Indoor Karting
  77. Go antiquing at Brothers Antiques
  78. Be Irish for the day and have a meal at Sully’s
  79. Visit Escape Medina
  80. Play games and eat at Foundry Social
  81. Fill a bag with retro candy at Sweets and Geeks
  82. Peruse a farmers market
  83. Have a backyard bonfire with smores
  84. Load your frozen yogurt with fun toppings at Lemonberry or Sweet Frog
  85. Bike ride at Reagan Park
  86. Skating at Reagan Park skate park
  87. Grab your gear and head to the nearest park for a game of tennis, baseball, basketball, or volleyball
  88. Work out at the rec with your older kids
  89. Have a backyard campout and catch fireflies
  90. Sign up for dance or gymnastics classes
  91. See a Medina Community Band concert on the Medina Square
  92. Swim in the spillway and make sand castles at Hinckley Lake
  93. Set up a Lemonade Stand and donate the proceeds to a local charity
  94. Attend or host a sidewalk chalk contest
  95. Organize a kickball tournament
  96. Play on the “castle playgrounds” at Medina or Wadsworth Memorial Parks
  97. Eat popsicles before dinner
  98. Run through the sprinkler
  99. Make fresh-squeezed lemonade
  100. Check our event calendar for more fun things to do!

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