The Little Miami Bike Trail is very popular and follows along the scenic Little Miami River. There are several baseball fields, basketball courts and tennis courts, along with the various school facilities that afford play areas for children. The Loveland Youth Organization is very active and offers a wide range of sport activities including baseball, softball, soccer, basketball and football for children starting as early as five years old.
Nearby golf courses include the private O’Bannon Creek and Oasis Country Club, public Hickory Woods, Eagles Nest and Fair Acres courses. The Normandy Swim Club has a limited membership and there is year-round roller skating available in facilities located in Loveland.
The iconic Loveland Castle & Museum Chateau Laroche welcomes more than 25,000 visitors each year. Downtown Loveland transforms into a Victorian village during the holiday season. In addition to this annual event, residents of Loveland also enjoy a yearly art show, Memorial Day Parade, Firecracker Festival, and Valentine Breakfast, to name a few.
Loveland has several parks to enjoy: C. Roger Nisbet is located near the Miami Scenic Trail and is in the historic part of town and features an amphitheater. Phillips Park, East Loveland Nature Preserve and Veterans’ Memorial Park are three other parks to enjoy.
For those who enjoy the arts, in addition to the many art studios located in Loveland, residents also enjoy live performances at the Loveland Stage Company. From dance classes to musical performances, there is something for all ages to enjoy.
Want to go back in time? Head to the Loveland Museum Center and learn about Ohio pioneers, the Victorian era and the industrial revolution.