Activities at Schenk Lake 


Activities Available:

Aerial Course
Mini Golf
Pedal Boats, Aqua Cycles, & Kayaks
Fishing and Pole Rentals
Refreshments including Kirke’s Hand Dipped Ice Cream

For information and hours, please call Schenk Lake at

Aerial Challenge Course

Discover the adventurer in you as you take on the Aerial Challenge Course. With exhilarating combinations of rope walks, obstacles and climbs, you will come face-to-face with the ultimate test of physical fitness and mental toughness. This course is perfect for team building or family fun! Must be 60″ to enjoy the course independently. Those who are 48-59″ may enjoy the course with an accompany adult 60″ or taller.

Walking & Jogging Trails 

A leisurely stroll or a calorie-burning workout… See the spectacular views as you wind your way through the rolling hills of Oglebay.

Pedal Boating, Aquacycles, and Kayaks 

Two seat pedal boats, Aqua Cycles and both one- and two-seat kayaks available. No private boating is available.


The lake is stocked with bass, trout and catfish. Season fishing passes are available. Fishing poles can be rented and bait can be purchased at the boathouse. All fish that are caught must be purchased at the boathouse (price is determined by size of the fish) or released back into the lake.

Catch & Release Policy (PDF)


The playground offers great equipment plus a protective safety surface that provides two layers of cushioning.

Miniature Golf 

Located next to the playground adjacent to Schenk Lake, this 18 hole course is fun for the entire family. Clubs and balls are provided as part of cost.

Activity Bands

Planning on spending the entire day at Oglebay doing various activities? Activity bands are available Memorial Day through Labor Day, and include all-day access to many of the park’s activities, including the outdoor pool.

More information on Activity Bands available here.