Avon Lake is a city in Lorain County, Ohio, United States. The population was 22,581 at the 2010 census. Avon Lake is host to a number of industrial companies, including facilities for Lubrizol, Ford Motor Company, PolyOne Corporation, and Reliant Energy.
Approximately 220 acres 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.
There are multiple public elementary schools for children in Avon Lake. Eastview, Erieview, Westview, and Redwood provide first through fourth grade. Troy is the intermediate school providing grades five and six, and Learwood is the junior high for grades seven and eight. Avon Lake High School provides grades nine through twelve. The district was awarded the status of Excellent with Distinction by the Ohio Department of Education for 8th year in a row. Avon Lake High School has a graduation rate above 95%.