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. Elsmere has several public parks: Covered Bridge Park, Rosella Porterfield Park, Terrill Park and Woodside Park. All feature playgrounds, picnic shelters and a basketball court. Woodside Park also has three baseball fields.