Frequently Asked Questions
Who produces the event?
Five Rivers MetroParks produces the event to help further their mission to connect people to nature. Financial support comes from the title sponsor Wagner Subaru, presenting sponsor Huffy, and other sponsors. Individuals who wish to support the mission of Five Rivers MetroParks may considering becoming a Champion of the Five Rivers MetroParks Foundation.
Is there a cost for the event?
How can I volunteer to help at this fabulous event?
To volunteer, contact Yvonne Dunphe, Volunteer Services Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 937-275-7275 (PARK). Gifts and thanks abound if you volunteer! Learn more on our Volunteer Page.
How do I get to Eastwood MetroPark?
See the locations/directions page.
How long will it take me to get there from where I live?
Is parking available?
General Vehicles: Vehicle parking is available in grass lots off the park road between Harshman Rd. and the event site. Rangers and staff will be on hand to direct you during busy times. Shuttles will be available to bring you from the most distant lots or pack a bike and ride in after parking.
Subarus: Thanks to Wagner Subaru a special first come, first served limited VIP parking area is also available to Subaru owners.
Bikes: Bike to the event on the Mad River Trail and take advantage of bike parking inside the event. If you don’t want to bike from home considering driving to a nearby trailhead or biking from Downtown Dayton or Wright State University.
Is there food and drink at the event?
Food vendors and food trucks will be on site serving up locally crafted tasty food and beverages. Bring a reusable pint for beer or you will need to buy one onsite as part of our award winning waste free initiative.
Do I have to come for the whole day?
No! Drop in when it is convenient. Warning: The more time you spend at Wagner Subaru Outdoor Experience the more you will be inspired to Get Out & Live!
Do I need to register?
Everything is first come, first served. However, for some competitions, pre-registration is recommended. Save time at the event by filling out our waiver in advance!
What is your pet policy?
Our furry friends are welcome and will have plenty of fun. Dogs must be leashed and under control at all times. Returning this year is the Pooch Island Dog Park, where your furry friend can play nice with others and stretch its legs off-leash. If any pet puts park visitors at risk, the event staff reserves the right to ask the owner to remove the pet from Wagner Subaru Outdoor Experience.
Is there a private area for nursing mothers?
A mothers care tent is provided with 4 walls and seating for privacy to nurse or change a baby.