aerial view of a concert

The Sylvania Recreation District (SAJRD) was formed in 1988 to provide the citizens of the Sylvania area with high quality recreational programs and facilities. The District was formed as a collaboration between the City of Sylvania, Sylvania Township and Sylvania Schools. Each of these political entities appoints four people to the 12-person SAJRD Board.

It is the mission of the Sylvania Area Joint Recreation District (SAJRD) to provide high quality recreation and leisure facilities, parks, programs and activities to meet the demonstrated needs of all citizens who reside within the district through sound planning, efficient allocation of resources, and effective management.

SAJRD owns and leases numerous recreation facilities in the Sylvania community. These facilities include;

  • Pacesetter Park
  • Centennial Terrace & Quarry
  • Plummer Pool (leased from the City of Sylvania)
  • Burnham Park (leased from the City of Sylvania)
  • Tam-O Shanter Complex
  • Veterans Memorial Field
  • Numerous Sylvania School outdoor fields