Recreational Activities

DowntownIn addition to Richmond's outstanding natural resources, theaters and museums, the area abounds with opportunities for fun.

The Richmond and Wayne County community is well-known for skydiving; our summer collegiate league baseball team, the Richmond RiverRats; and several annual events and festivals.

Richmond is also conveniently located for day trips to many outstanding recreational options in the larger cities of Indianapolis, Ind., and Dayton and Cincinnati, Ohio.



Richmond 40 Bowl
75 South 37th Street
(765) 966-2641

Do-Ri-Me Bowling
3919 National Road West
(765) 939-2695


Glenn Miller Practice Facility
1972 Highland Road
(765) 983-7285

Highland Lake Golf Course
1972 Highland Road
(765) 983-7287

Richmond Putt Putt and Games
410 Commerce Road
(765) 965-6513


Eldora Speedway
13929 SR 118 (Rossburg, OH)
(937) 338-3815

Fast Eddie's World of Speed
17 South 10th Street
(765) 935-3287

Skateboarding/Roller Skating

Boards Inc. Skate Park
213 North 3rd Street
(765) 935-3158

The Skate
475 Commerce Road
(765) 962-3823


Skydive Wayne County, Inc.
5169 SR 227 South
(765) 965-0435


Richmond RiverRats
McBride Stadium, 201 NW 13th St.
(765) 935-RATS
June through August


Cordell Municipal Pool
9 Southwest 13th Street
(765) 983-7292

3312 East Main Street
(765) 939-0773

Earlham College Athletics and Wellness Center
801 National Road West
(765) 983-1734

Family Fitness Works
213 North 3rd Street

Medfit Fitness Center
750 Chester Blvd.
(765) 939-6443

YMCA of Richmond
2023 Chester Blvd.
(765) 962-7504

Spring and Summer

National Road Yard Sale 
U.S. 40 (Old National Road), Richmond
(765) 478-4809
Early June

Heartland Antique Summer Show
Wayne County Fairgrounds
(843) 686-2447
Early June

Wayne County 4H Fair
Wayne County Fairgrounds
(765) 886-5400

Secret Garden Tour
Richmond Art Museum, 350 Hub Etchison Parkway, Richmond
(765) 966-0256

Hagerstown Jubilee Days Festival
South Plum and South Market Streets, Hagerstown
Early August

Archway Days
Main Street and Morton Avenue, Centerville
(765) 855-2240
Fourth Weekend in August

Fall and Winter

Starr-Gennett Walk of Fame
Early September

Richmond Heritage Festival 
Wayne County Historical Museum

Canal Days
Cambridge City

Levi Coffin Days
Fountain City
Late September

Heartland Antique Fall Show
Wayne County Fairgrounds
(843) 686-2447

Annual Exhibition of Richmond & Area Artists
Richmond Art Museum, 350 Hub Etchison Parkway, Richmond
(765) 966-0256
Nov - Dec

The Beach
2590 Water Park Drive (Mason, OH)
(513) 398-7946

Coney Island
6201 Kellogg Avenue (Cincinnati, OH)
(513) 232-8230

Kings Island
Kings Island Drive (Mason, OH)
(513) 754-5700

Marker's Wally World
SR 101 South (Liberty)
(765) 458-7229

Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens
3400 Vine Street (Cincinnati, OH)
(513) 281-4700

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
4850 West Powell Road (Columbus, OH)
(614) 645-3488

Fort Wayne Children's Zoo
3411 Sherman Boulevard (Fort Wayne, IN)
(260) 427-6800

Indianapolis Zoo
1200 West Washington Street (Indianapolis, IN)
(317) 630-2001

Newport Aquarium
One Aquarium Way (Newport, KY)
(859) 261-7444

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801 National Road West
Richmond, Indiana
1-765-983-1200 — Main Switchboard
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