The Commission serves as an advisory body to the Council on any and all questions concerning the operation and improvement of City recreation programs. For more information related to the official charge of the Recreation Commission please click here.

Meeting Times

The Commission meets on the third Tuesday of each month on a bi-monthly basis (excluding summer months) at 7:00 p.m. Meetings are held at Oberlin City Hall, in Conference Room 2, located at 85 S. Main Street.  Please refer to the City of Oberlin Calendar of Events for official dates. All meetings of the commission are open to the public and notification of regularly scheduled  or special meetings are made in accordance with applicable Open Meetings Law

Contact Us

For more information please contact Recreation Director, Ian Yarber at 440 775-7254.


Name Term
Alexander Kosman01/01/2023 - 12/31/2025
Kevin Miller, Chair01/01/2023 - 12/31/2025
Bryce Johnson01/01/2024 - 12/31/2026
Mary McDaniel01/01/2022 - 12/31/2024
NaStasha Cochran, Vice Chair01/01/2024 - 12/31/2026

A complete membership roster for all City of Oberlin boards and commissions can be found here.

Important Documents

Minutes & Agendas

2011 Parks and Recreation Strategic Plan

Ohio Sunshine Laws


Recreation Department

Questions related to the application process for City board and commission appointments should be directed to the Oberlin Clerk of Council’s Office