No pain, no gain!

Actually, you have plenty to gain with no pain whatsoever!

92 acres of wide-open space. Gazillions of goals have been scored on the soccer fields with tournaments throughout the summer. Family coming to town this summer? Hobson is a perfect location for a reunion with its shelter, picnic area, NEW playground and plenty of room to bring your cornhole set so you can trounce your over-confident Uncle Pete.

Sweat and have fun!

Make this your family motto with Hobson’s newest attractions.

Make Hobson a part of your weekly routine…for you and your kids. Cut your kids loose on the playground and get going on your own playground – 12-Station Fitness Course (coming Summer 2019) includes:

  • Bench Dip
  • Assisted Step Trainer
  • Chest Press
  • Lat Pull Down
  • Shoulder Rotator,
  • Sit-up / Back Extension
  • Roman Chair Squat
  • Cardio Walker
  • Leg Press
  • Parallel Bars
  • Combo Fitness Hub
  • Captain’s Chair

Shelter Reservation


Love locally-grown, delicious tomatoes and cucumbers?

Come down to Hobson the first and third Tuesdays – June to October – 3 to 7PM to get locally handcrafted soaps and artisan wares as well as the tastiest, homegrown fresh vegetables and fruits you can buy. Juicy peaches, crunchy lettuce, all kinds of apples that snap when you bite them, and freshly made salads for your potlucks and cookouts. Stock up on napkins…a lot of sticky little faces are headed your way!

Vendors are still being accepted and can download the vendor application here to request booth space.

These projects were funded by an Ohio Department of Natural Resources State Capital Grant.

In your backyard, Hobson and the Fairgrounds Recreation Center will be the very first National Demonstration sites. The GameTime National Demonstration model promotes physical activity, fitness, nature engagement, and inclusion.

Hobson Freedom Park
2910 Trebein Road
Fairborn, OH 45324

Interested in scheduling a soccer activity? Contact Robin at