Sports & Fitness

100 Mile Walking Club 

Walk Canton Park District paved trails to improve your health, mood, and energy level. Join our walking club in partnership with Graham Health System. Track your miles walked on paper or Download the app – (Walkmeter Walking & Hiking App) to track your miles.  Reach 100 miles, then stop by the Administration Office at Wallace Park or Gary Baker Recreation Center at Big Creek Park, show your miles walked and receive your walking club t-shirt.  

LocationAny Canton Park District Location 

Dates: Year Round 

Cost: Free


Youth Baseball League Sign-Ups

The recreational youth baseball program includes divisions for children, ages 5–12. Youth will practice on-field fundamentals and the excitement of playing games in a competitive environment that strengthens participants’ self-esteem and confidence. Youth Baseball Leagues offer the opportunity for a child to experience socialization and camaraderie that are the cornerstones of this program.  The Park District utilizes volunteer coaches and furnishes basic equipment (except gloves).

Location: Baker Recreation Center

Time & Dates:   

Saturday, March  16th   10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Thursday,  March 21st   3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Cost: $30 per player

Pickleball Night

Come join us for some good exercise and good fun!  Pickleball is the fastest-growing sport in America and is offered at Big Creek Park.   These nights will provide an opportunity for everyone of all ages and experiences to learn and play the game!  Organized open play will be scheduled every week on Mondays and Wednesdays for all skill levels. If you have never played but want to learn, the regulars are happy and willing to teach the rules, grip, and terminology of the game and then get you playing with players of your skill level.

Location: Big Creek Park Tennis Courts

Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Date: Starts Monday, April 1st (Weather Permitting)


Tennis Clinic

Learn the fundamentals of the game of tennis; how to hold the racket, proper stance, hand-eye coordination, and footwork. Appropriate-sized tennis balls and equipment will be used depending on each skill level. Classes are designed for anyone new to the game of tennis and up to intermediate players. Tennis equipment will be provided.

Location: Big Creek Park Tennis Courts

Time: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm   

Date: Saturday, May 4th

Ages: 5 and up