AURORA CITY PARKS
The City of Aurora boasts a diverse series of parks, dedicated to walking trails, water access, playgrounds for families, and recreation sports.
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Five Year Master Parks Plan
AURORA CITY PARK
Located on Park Avenue, bordered by North Hogan Creek. This park is 9.72 acres. This park offers multiple uses for multiple age groups. The park offers two playgrounds, and has three buildings available for public use.
Clayton Batchelor Pavilion
Boating and Fishing Access
AURORA DOG PARK
Located between two railroad lines along Manchester Landing Street. The Aurora Dog Park sits on 1.35 acres. The Aurora Dog Park serves as the trailhead for the Dearborn Trail, providing parking and seating ares.
Amenities include: Dog runs (separate for large and small dogs), Gazebo with benches, Restrooms, Dog Watering station, Trailhead with parking for Dearborn Trail.
AURORA RECREATION COMMUNITY CENTER
Known as the ARCC by locals, located on the corner of S.R.148 and S.R. 50. The ARCC contains a gymnasium, weight, cardio and group fitness rooms. Athletic leagues, group fitness classes, and educational classes are held at this location. The greater ARCC park is 16 acres, and holds baseball and football fields
Indoor gym, weight, cardio and group fitness
Outdoor basketball court
AURORA SPORTS COMPLEX
Located on Park Avenue, this complex includes 32 acres and houses 8 soccer fields.
8 Soccer fields
Shelter with picnic tables
Located at along Cochran Street. Sized at .22 acres, Cochran has a playground, Gazebo and benches.
The Dearborn Trail extends from the trailhead at the Aurora Dog Park to the Lawrenceburg City Line. This portion of the trail is 1 1/2 miles long. This trail is enjoyed by walkers, runners, and bicyclist.
Amenities include: Restrooms at the trailhead, dog watering station, River City Bikeshare rentable bikes.
Located off of S.R. 56 with views out onto the Ohio River. Gabbard Park features a stage with a grassy common area. Swinging benches with trellis' are also featured along the back.
Locate on Center Street. Largent Field has 4.66 acre. Largent field has softball fields, and see most of its use for Adult Softball Leagues. The park complex houses restrooms and a playground in addition to the fields.
Lion's Club Shelter
Softball field with dugouts
Located along the Ohio River, bounded by S.R. 56. This linear park is 13 acres, and contains a section of bike and pedestrian trail, which is the park's main feature.
Shelters with picnic tables
MARY A. STRATTON PARK
Located on 5th Street at the end of Judiciary Street. the park is in close proximity to Lesko Park. Surrounded by trees, this park offers seating around a playground.
RON NOCKS MEMORIAL PARK
Located in Westside Aurora at the intersection of Westside Drive, Walker Avenue, and S.R. 350. This park, a small pocket park, is .20 acres.
Located on Moore Street at the end of Manchester Street. This park sits on North Hogan Creek, and has attracts walkers, and a canoe and kayak launch.
Lion's Club Shetler with picnic tables
Little League practice field.