Cold weather, hot programs with Tallmadge Parks & Recreation Department
The cold weather is upon us, but it's warm in the Rec Center! Continue your outdoor exercise on our track or start a new cold weather routine. The Rec Center has plenty of equipment and classes for you to enjoy! We are also looking forward to our winter programs, like the Winter Wonderland Dance and Family Fun Night. Don't forget to add Parks and Recreation Department gift cards to your holiday shopping list so you can give the gift of fun and fitness this holiday season. For more information on our operations and programs, join our email newsletter or follow our Facebook page for the latest updates.
Important Concussion Information
Ohio's "Return to Play" Bill goes into effect April 26, 2013. The bill is designed to increase concussion awareness and recognition in parents, coaches, and officials in youth sports programs. All Tallmadge Recreation Department coaches and youth sports leaders will be certified in concussion awareness and recognition. View the Concussion Information for Parents (PDF).
Lindsay's Law Information
A new law went into effect August 1, 2017 called Lindsay’s Law, (Ohio Revised Code 3313.5310, 3707.58 and 3707.59). In accordance with this law, the Ohio Department of Health, the Ohio Department of Education, the Ohio High School Athletic Association, the Ohio Chapter of the American College of Cardiology and other stakeholders jointly developed guidelines and other relevant materials to inform and educate students and youth athletes participating in or desiring to participate in an athletic activity, their parents, and their coaches about the nature and warning signs of sudden cardiac arrest.
All coaches and parents are required to watch the following video: CLICK HERE
Where can I find more information? Information about Lindsay’s Law can be found: HERE