City Parks

The City of Medina has been fortunate to be consistently led by a city council and mayor's office that prioritizes the funding for city green space. The preservation and expansion our city park system has enjoyed is consistent with many national environmental movements. This tour highlights some of the parks that make Medina attractive to residents.

Harold Thoburn Memorial Trail

The Cuyahoga River fire in 1969 sent a wake-up call to the population around Cleveland to start looking out for their environment. Medina's mayor at the time, Bill Lamb (1982-1990), advocated a bill which would beautify Medina over the next…

Reagan Park

Reagan Parkway was originally bought by the city of Medina as an expansion of the landfill, but Bill Dunn, head of Parks and Recreation, saw the land's potential. After buying the land from Dr.Reagan for $500 per acre, Dunn began to administer…

Fred Greenwood Park

Fred Greenwood Park is a city park south of Medina. The land in South Point Meadows, former farmland, was purchased for utilization as park land. The park was built in 1985 named after Fred Greenwood in recognition of his many contributions to the…

Sam Masi Park

Why do we name parks after the people who inspire us? So we never forget the legacy they led. This particular park is named after Sam Masi, a football coach in Medina who also served as the first Medina City Recreation Commission Chairman. The bill…

Memorial Park

During the 1990's decade, Medina County was one of the top 5 fastest growing counties in the state of Ohio. The charming city of Medina, located right in the center of the county, was attracting people for its excellent schools, historical…

Roscoe Ewing Park

Roscoe Ewing Park was the first frisbee golf park in the state of Ohio at the advent of 1980, three years after the opening of the park. It was the idea of a Californian record frisbee thrower and his father, both close business friends of the…