This is a small town with all the intimate pleasures that provides. There are youth soccer, basketball and baseball leagues. The Monroe Swim Club is busy in the summer months. The Field Sports Arena is located in the city with indoor soccer fields and sand volleyball courts. For golf enthusiasts, Shaker Run Golf Course is located nearby in Lebanon and features a 27-hole championship course. Miami Valley Gaming casino is conveniently located in Monroe for those who gamble.
For those who enjoy the arts, you can head to nearby Middletown. An artist and lecture series is sponsored and held at the Miami University Middletown Campus. The Middletown Fine Arts Center, Sorg Opera Company and Middletown Lyric Theatre and Pendleton Arts Center in Middletown all provide exceptional experiences, exhibits and events throughout the year.
The Pioneer Log Cabin is located in Monroe Community Park and features pioneer-style furnishings and artifacts.
Monroe is well known for its annual Monroe City Fest with fun for all ages.