Blue Ash offers its residents the area’s most outstanding recreational services that include an 18-hole golf course with clubhouse, pro shop and restaurant. The amazingly low cost Blue Ash Recreation Center has an outdoor Olympic-size pool, a large, award-winning children’s pool, four lighted tennis courts, two baseball/soccer fields. It also houses an extensive fitness center, gyms, and a climbing wall, and hosts many fitness and enrichment classes. The Rec Center is adjacent to Blue Ash Nature Park, with numerous large picnic shelters, several playground areas, an outdoor amphitheater, and nature trails.
A YMCA is located in Blue Ash and is equipped with both indoor and outdoor pools, outdoor tennis courts and ball courts.
Blue Ash has over 280 acres of park land and fields. Summit Park is located on the former site of the Blue Ash Airport. With 130 acres, this park offers an outstanding new playground walking/biking paths as well as natural areas for outdoor enjoyment. Whether visiting new restaurants there or enjoying a community event (such as Red, White and Blue Ash July 4th concerts and fireworks or Movie Night), a community exercise class, or a sports league, this park has something for everyone. SummitFest is a one-day country music festival held at the park in June. This area has new housing and businesses being built, developing a robust live-work-play lifestyle opportunity.
The community has an annual parade on Memorial Day. Free summer concerts are offered several times a week during the summer at Blue Ash Nature Park and Blue Ash Towne Square. More concerts are also offered at numerous Summit Park events.
For film enthusiasts, Envisions Cinemas Bar & Grille has a full-service restaurant and bar along with seven screens, and offers dine-in-the-theatre service at all shows.
Blue Ash partners with the city of Montgomery to support the Blue Ash Montgomery Symphony Orchestra.