Roaming Shores Family Water Safety Event

Plan to Attend the first ever… Roaming Shores Family Water Safety Event!!

Be at the Clubhouse Pavilion, Beach 1 and get some tips on how to enjoy fun on and in the water while understanding how and why to stay safe.  Our motto… Enjoy the Lake!! Stay Safe!

Our newest club, the Roaming Shores Community Preparedness Club, is sponsoring this event.  It is open to all ages.  We are never too old or too young to be reminded of how to respect both the joys, and the dangers of playing (recreating) on or near the water.

Come hear a presentation by the ODNR.  Our own Lake Safety Team will be there as well as our Pool Safety Advisor.  Some tips on how to keep your four legged family safe will also be provided!  Tell your friends and neighbors or better yet bring them along with you.  Learn, be prepared, meet some fellow boaters and water lovers!!! 

There will even be some entertainment for small children.  Yep… some snacks as well!!

No reservations are required and this event will take place rain or shine!!  Let’s hope it is the shine part, but just in case we will be under cover so the rain will not stop us!

Hope to see many of my fellow friends and neighbors at this event.  You have nothing to lose since there is no admission charge, but you have everything to gain if it helps you keep yourself and your family a bit safer while you enjoy our beautiful lake and pools this summer!!!

2019 Opening Weekend

It’s finally here, Memorial Day Weekend in Roaming Shores!

The Pools and Beaches will open for the season at 10am on Saturday, May 25th. The pool hours are 10am – 10pm 7 days a week. Remember to always bring your Membership card with you when coming to the RRA facilities (even if you’re coming by boat). For convenience, you can take a picture of your cards with your phone to show the Gate Guard. Be sure to review the Pool Rules. Remember to bring your Membership Cards! 

The Snack Snack at Beach 1 will open at noon on Saturday, its hours are 12pm – 6pm 7 days a week.

The RRA Office will be closed on Memorial Day – May 28th

RSPD Cardboard Boat Races

Saturday, July 6th at NOON

THE CHALLENGE”: to design and build a person-powered corrugated cardboard boat capable of racing a 200-yard course, in Lake Roaming Rock. Boats may be powered by canoe paddles, oars, kayak paddles, approved mechanical paddlewheels, sails and raw muscle power.

Boat hull must be built entirely of corrugated cardboard, tape, glue and paint.

Mechanical devices can be made of any other material (wood, metal, plastic, etc.).

Mechanical devices can not add to the reinforcement of the boat.


  1. The entire boat hull and seating must be made of corrugated cardboard. Any thickness of corrugated is permissible. Corrugated bonded to other substances like vinyl, coated with wax, etc. may not be used. Plastic corrugated material, fiber board tubes, angle board, etc. may not be used in the hull construction. However, any material may be used for the superstructure, such as masts, stacks, outriggers, etc.
  2. The boat must be constructed with tape only, such as duct tape, cellophane tape or other. Tape must be within four inches of any seam or joint and may not wrap the entire boat. Adhesives and glues are only permissible on the seams and joints.
  3. Any paintable “one part” substance may be used as waterproofing. No epoxy glue, fiberglass resin, or other “two Part’ finishes. No urethane-based products or tar substances such as “Flex Steel” may be used.
  4. The hull cannot be wrapped in plastic or any other material.
  6. Boats must be easy to enter and exit should they become an unexpected submarine and be free of sharp edges or other dangers to crew’s safety.
  7. Boats will be inspected for rule compliance prior to the race.
  8. All entries must remove their boats, or remnants of it, after the race.
  9. All participants must sign a “hold harmless waiver and release” prior to the race. If under 18 years of age, a parent or guardian must sign the entrants release.
  10. Races will begin in the water with crews in the boat. One person may steady a single crew boat, and two persons may steady a multi crew boat. No push starting.
  11. The judges reserve the right to divide entrants into individual heats based on the number of boats registered. Total elapsed time will determine the winner.
  12. Boats which are deemed not to comply with the above rules will be allowed to race but will not be eligible for the timed races awards with the exception of the Most Creative Award. The judge’s decisions are final.
  13. Awards will be given for Fastest Boat, Most Creative Boat and for the boat that ultimately sinks in the most spectacular way.

Pre-registration for this event will begin 05-20-2019 and continue until 06-28-2019. Entries made after 06-28-2019 will have to be submitted on the morning of the race from 10:30 to 11:45 at the clubhouse.

Send your registration form and $25.00 entry fee to:

The Roaming Shores Police Department

Attention: Boat Race
2500 Hayford Road, P.O. Box 237
Roaming Shores, Ohio 44084

All fees, donations and money earned from this event will be used to establish or further enhance community programs sponsored by the Roaming Shores Police Department.



Knowlton Entry Temporarily Closed

Update: The pole has been fixed and the road is now open.

Please note that Knowlton Entry/Morning Star Drive is currently closed. We have heard reports that a power pole is on fire. While this situation is being dealt with by First Energy and our Safety Services, please avoid the area.

The suggested detour from Hayford Rd is to take Stumpville, to Brockway, to Knowlton Rd S, to Callendar (and opposite if leaving Roaming Shores). Here’s a quick detour guide.

If this intersection is closed longer than 24 hours, we’ll send out a follow-up e-blast. Please check the First Energy Storm Center for timing details.

Fish Fry Fundraiser Recap

The fireworks fundraiser held at Paradise Bay on Friday May 10th, was a huge success. Many thanks go to Gabe & Julie for all of their hardwork & dedication in bringing the community together for a common cause… our 4th of July fireworks that are enjoyed by all in our lake community.

Thanks also go to the many volunteers who helped — Brian & Mindy Fier, Barb Buckley, Marge Morris, Jan & Mark Dougherty and of course, Gabe & Julie.

There were 8 baskets donated to be raffled off…

Paradise Bay – Wine & liquor tub – donated by Gabe & Julie – winner Hugh Wood.
First Commonwealth Bank basket – donated by Chris Miller – winner, Dean Fuller.
Trader Joe’s pasta dinner baske t- donated by Mary Johnston – winner, John Hanyok.
Wine cooler & wine – donated by Mike & Nadine Pope – winner, Hugh Wood.
Lottery Board – donated by Brian & Mindy Fier – winner, Dean Fuller.
Roaming Rock Marina – Wine tub & wine – donated by Jennie & Sandro – winner, Rick Gainar.
Cupcake Wine & Tray – donated by Susie & Don Simpson- winner, Carol Delly.
Sip & Sand basket – donated by Barb Buckley – winner, Angela Ludwig.

The 50/50 Raffle was won by Brian Fier’s sister Joyce (sorry, didn’t get your last name!)

Paradise Bay graciously presented the S.T.A.R.S Club with ALL monies taken in that night which amounted to $1805. The STARS Club Thanks You!

Gabe awarding the 50/50 winner. Prize was $135

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5K Preregistration Deadline June 3rd

We’re just a couple short weeks away from the early registration deadline for the Roaming Shores 5K. The race won’t be until Saturday, July 6th, but all registrations received before June 3rd will be guaranteed a t-shirt or tanktop and can also take advantage of the early bird discount.

If you’re on the fence, you can register up to and on race day. There will be a limited quantity of shirts available.

The 5K will be a flat loop around Roaming Shores Village. The start and finish lines will be at the Roaming Shores Clubhouse parking lot. The race will be professionally timed by Stasny Road Racing.

Online Registration

Mail in Registration

Kids Learn to Fish Day – June 8th

Open to all RRA Member’s children and grandchildren. Students will learn fishing basics, how to tie on a hook, casting, and other great fishing fundamentals.

Students will also receive a free lunch and a free fishing pole. If you have any questions regarding the Kids Learn to Fish Day, contact Dave at 440-520-0203.

Winery Bus Tour – June 15th

Update: The bus is full. Please call to be put on the waiting list!

Join the STARS Club on Saturday, June 15th from 5:00pm – 9:30pm as they host their first Winery Bus Tour of 2019!
Wine Tours are an excellent opportunity to visit new wineries or old favorites, socialize with your friends and neighbors, and not have to worry about who’s driving!

Reservations are essential! If you would like to join us, please RSVP ASAP. The first 28 to RSVP will be guaranteed a seat on the bus. Tickets are $30/each. You must be over 21 years of age. To reserve your spot or if you have any questions, contact Barb at 440-645-7365 or stop by the RRA Office.

We will meet at the Clubhouse parking lot at 4:45pm. The buses will leave at 5pm!

During this Tour, we will be visiting:

New Trailhead Coming to Roaming Shores

The Ashtabula County Metroparks is building a new parking lot and trailhead facility for improved access to the Western Reserve Greenway Trail in the Village of Roaming Shores. The asphalt parking area will provide parking spaces along Rome-Rock Creek Road. A paved path will connect to the Western Reserve Greenway Trail. The Ashtabula County Metroparks worked to secure state funding for the project and negotiated a lease to utilize land owned by the Village of Roaming Shores for construction of the new facility.

If you have any questions or for more information, contact the Metroparks Office at 440.576.0717

Annual Community Garage Sale 2019


It’s time to start planning for the Annual Roaming Shores Garage Sale! This event will be held 2 days, Friday, June 14th and Saturday, June 15th from 9am-4pm.

If you are planning on participating in the Garage Sale, please fill out the form below. We will add your address to a list with a street map so that visitors will know where to find you. Signs will also be available at the RRA Office that may be posted to your mailbox or at the end of your street.

If you do not want people parking in front of your property, please post No Parking Signs.

Note: If you are having a garage sale, you are not required to sign-up.

I plan to have a Garage Sale during the Annual Roaming Shores Garage Sale…

The Printed list will be finalized 6/13/19!

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Garage Sale Address (required)

I plan to have a Garage Sale on... (Check one or both)
Friday, June 14thSaturday, June 15th

The following addresses have informed us that they are participating in the Community Garage Sale:
(Updated: 6/14/19)

West Side:
35 Roaming Rock Blvd
46 Roaming Rock Blvd
52 Roaming Rock Blvd
68 Rockaway Dr
95 Rockaway Dr (Sat. only)
105 Roaming Rock Blvd
199 Ashtabula Point
151 Rome Rock Creek Rd
272 Morgan Terrace
283 Morgan Terrace
284 Morgan Terrace
291 Morgan Terrace
313 Morgan Terrace
391 Jefferson Point
403 Conneaut Terrace
408 Geneva Point
476 Owl Pt
483 Owl Pt
495 Eagle Pt
600 Oriole Dr
622 Oriole Dr
801 Rome Rock Creek Rd
806 Rome Rock Creek Rd
870 Evening Star Dr
882 Long Shadow Ln
903 Rome Rock Creek Rd
919 Long Shadow Ln (Fri. only)
923 Long Shadow Ln
964 Sunset Circle
999 Evening Star Dr
1055 Lode Star Dr
1059 Lode Star Dr
1082 Evening Star Dr
1092 Evening Star Dr

East Side:

1133 Lake Vue Dr (Fri. only)
1150 Gemini Ct (Sat. only)
1298 Morning Star Dr
1315 Morning Star Dr
1377 Lake Vue Dr
1437 Lake Vue Dr (Fri. only)
1443 Lake Vue Dr
1470 Belvista Ct
1475 Belvista Ct
1503 Morning Star Dr
1511 Morning Star Dr (Sat. only)
1523 Morning Star Dr
1553 Lake Crest Dr
1578 Sugar Creek Dr
1620 Sugar Creek Dr
1668 Pierpont (Fri. only)
1972 Calabria Ln
1804 Morning Star Dr
1848 Morning Star Dr
1851 Morning Star Dr
1855 Morning Star Dr
1856 Morning Star Dr
1857 Morning Star Dr
1934 Morning Star Dr
1982 Morning Star Dr
2000 Flame Lake Dr
2062 South Plaza Dr
2101 North Park Ln (Sat. only)
2127 Flame Lake Dr (Fri. only)
2150 Deer Run
2166 Morning Star Dr
2195 Deer Run
2260 Morning Star Dr
2271 Morning Star Dr
2302 Morning Star Dr (Sat. only)
2316 Morning Star Dr
2449 Plum Creek Dr

North Side (Roads off of Hayford Rd):
2462 Cherrywood Terrace
2474 Hayford Road
2545 Hayford Rd
2537 Rosewood (Sat. only)
2567 Dam Vue


Office Info:

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 8, Rome, OH 44085

Located at 1875 US Route 6, Roaming Shores, OH 44085

On Summer Hours
7 Days a Week
9am – 5pm


Office: (440) 563-3170
Fax: (440) 563-5667

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June 18, 2019, 2:52 pm
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