Youth Fishing Derby

fishing derby logo 2022The Recreation and Events Commission is pleased to present the Annual Youth Fishing Derby at Shawnee Park on the first Saturday in June each year. Children ages 4 to 15 are invited to attend this FREE event each year. Children need to bring their own fishing poles, but bait, door prizes, etc., are included for FREE!

Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. and fishing begins at 9 a.m. Fishing concludes at 11:30 a.m. and the presentation of trophies (1st place, 2nd place, 3rd place, and biggest fish in each age group [4-7, 8-11, 12-15]) begins at noon.

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor for this event, please email the City Clerk or call (937) 376-7235.

This year's event will be held on Saturday, June 3, 2023! Click here to view/print/download this year's flyer/registration form, which includes the rules for the event.

Fishing Derby Registration