Activities for youths include little league baseball, knothole baseball, and pee wee football. Roller skating and bowling establishments are in the area. Other activities convenient to the area are golf, tennis, and dancing. The public library is on Dixie Highway. The Silver Lake Recreation Center offers fitness and exercise equipment, gymnastics, youth programs, senior programs and an aquatic center.
There are 12 parks in Erlanger: "Center Street and Locust Parks" are across the street from each other and offer a basketball courts and play areas. The "Railroad Depot Park" is the home of the Erlanger Historical Society and the Depot Museum. Also find a play areas, grass field and a picnic shelter there. "Flagship Park" has a climbing wall volleyball court, play areas, unpaved walking trails, grassy areas, picnic shelter and a fishing pond. "Stetter Park" has a basketball court, swingsand a grassy field. "Locust Street and Mistry Creek Park" both feature a basketball court and swings. "Rainbow Park" offers a basketball court, picninc area, practice soccer field,and a climbing center. "Sherbourne Park" has a climbing area and swings. "SilverLake Park" has two basketball courts, play areas, tennis courts, sand volleyball court, soccer and baseball fields, picnic areas and is located near the Silverlake Rec Center. "Spring Valley Park"has a walking/bike path, baseball and soccer field, play area and is near the Nature Park. "Maywood Park" features a basketball court. "The Glades of Erlanger Park" is a nature trail park.
Erlanger hosts quite a few community events throughout the year including Valentine’s Day, Easter, Heritage Day, Halloween and Christmas. There are also many events throughout the warmer months including concerts.