Within the heart of the community are many convenient recreational facilities with playgrounds, ball fields, tennis courts and swimming pools. Mt. Airy Forest, with 2,000 acres, is only 10 minutes away. There are three swim clubs within 5 minutes, as well as the Powell Crosley YMCA recreation center with three outdoor pools and one indoor Olympic pool. Golfers have the private Clovernook Country Club or three additional public courses, Fairfield Municipal Park, Winton Woods and Lake Gloria Par 3 course. There are several pay lakes in the area for fishermen. LaBoiteaux Woods, a 50-acre nature preserve and summer day camp, is within College Hill. McEvoy Park and Crawford Commons are two other neighborhood parks.
The area’s Recreation Center on Belmont Avenue has tennis courts, indoor running paths and an exercise area.