Avon Lake is a city in Lorain County, Ohio, United States. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 11.1 square miles (29km2), all of it land. The population was 18,145 at the 2000 census. Avon Lake was designated a Tree City USA by the National Arbor Day Foundation.
Approximately 220 acres (0.9 km²) is designated for parks and playgrounds. Avon Lake operates six community parks; Blesser Park, Miller Road Park, Veterans Memorial Park, Weiss Field, Avon Lake/Bay Village Park, and Bicentennial Park. Five neighborhood parks managed by the city are; Belle Road Park, Inwood Park, Overlook Park, Resatar Park, and Sunset Park. The city also operates the Ellen Trivanovich Aquatic Center, which was rebuilt in 2010. The new facility includes a splash ground, lazy river, regulation lanes, 3 water slides, and zero depth entry. Daily admission is three dollars for adults and 2 dollars for children. The facility is open to residents, and guests of residents.