With the bustling town of Lima to the north, and the charming village of Wapakoneta to the south, Cridersville is excellently located for the active life you want to lead.

Locally, you have so much to choose from! Take in the symphony. Be part of local theater. Have fun at the Summer Moon Festival. Shop for treasures in art and specialty shops. Join the Tri-Moraine Audubon Society. We could go on and on.

Here are just some of the highlights to be found within 25 miles of the Cridersville campus:

Parks & Recreation

Indian Lake Ohio State Park

Grand Lake St. Mary’s Ohio State Park

Tri-Moraine Audubon Society

Wapakoneta YMCA

Wapakoneta Country Club

Hawthorne Hills Golf Course

Shawnee Country Club

Springbrook Golf Club

Annual Fairs & Festivals

Italian-American Festival

Johnny Appleseed Metro Parks District

Lima Silver Spurs Square Dancing - Sharon Myers, President (419)222-5520

Rally in the Square by Art Space/Lima

Springbrook Gardens Dance Club - (419) 225-8451

Auglaize County Fair

Square Fair Inc.

Summer Moon Festival

The Broadway Series at Lima Civic Center

Wapakoneta Antique and Specialties Shops

Annual Wapakoneta Wingfest and Wing Competition

Bluffton Arts and Crafts Festival

Delphos Old Fashioned Canal Days

Performing & Fine Arts and Museums

Allen County Museum

Amil Tellers Encore Theatre of Dramatics

Art Space/Lima

Council for the Arts of Greater Lima

Delphos Canal Commission Museum

Delphos Postal Museum

Lima Area Concert Band

Lima Firefighters Memorial Museum

Lima Symphony Orchestra

Neil Armstrong Air and Space Museum


Cridersville Speedway

Limaland Motorsports Park

Lima Locos Baseball Team

Lima Warriors, Semi-pro Football Team

Medical Centers & Senior Resources

Lima Memorial Hospital

St. Rita's Medical Center

LeadingAge Ohio - The Advocate of Not-for-Profit Services for Older Ohioans

Auglaize County Council on Aging

Libraries, News and Information

United Methodist News & Events

Auglaize County Public Library

Lima Public Library

The Lima News

The Sidney Daily News

The Daily Standard

Wapakoneta Daily News




Cridersville Community

Colleges and Universities

Bluffton University

James A. Rhodes State College

Ohio Northern University

Ohio State University - Lima Campus