Parks & Recreation

The Miami Township Public Works Department is responsible for maintaining over 130 acres of land dedicated to encourage the active and passive recreational needs of our residents.

Goal
To provide residents and visitors with safe, clean, and well maintained parks for outdoor recreation.

For a complete list of Township maintained parks and amenities please view the Parks Directory.

General Policies and Rules
Miami Township Parks are only open to the public during daylight hours, on a daily basis from the Spring to Fall seasons. During the Winter season the entrance gates to the parks are locked and vehicles are prohibited in the parks, however, walk-in visits are permitted.

The following rules are applied to all parks:

  • Fishing is permitted in park ponds
  • Any alcohol or illicit drugs are prohibited
  • Pets on a leash are welcome
  • Swimming is not allowed
  • Ice skating is prohibited during the Winter
  • All visitors are expected to obey all posted rules
Yearly Mowing Contract
Miami Township contracts out the turf mowing and landscape maintenance of  all parks and Township owned properties .  For more information about this contract please contact the Public Works Department at 937-866-4661.

Below is a list of tasks not included in the annual mowing contract. The tasks are completed by the Parks Supervisor and Road Department staff members.
Items Not Included:
  • Emptying trash receptacles
  • Weekly playground checks
  • Picnic table maintenance
  • Trash receptacle painting
  • Shelter maintenance
  • Vandalism repairs
  • Barrier fence repairs
  • Sign maintenance
  • Walking trail maintenance
  • Bike path maintenance
  • Tree and stump removal
  • Brush line trimming
  • Right of way litter control
  • Hill Grove Cemetery aid
  • Play equipment maintenance
  • Noxious weed control
  • Sport field maintenance
  • Irrigation maintenance
  • Landscape water bag filling
  • Resident concerns
  • Landscape maintenance