Moraine is a city in Montgomery County, Ohio, United States. The population was 6,307 at the 2010 census. The city is part of the The Dayton Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes Montgomery county. Moraine, as part of the Dayton area, is situated within the Miami Valley region of Ohio, just north of the Cincinnati metropolitan area. The city is also home to the outdoor waterpark Splash Moraine.
Entertainment and Recreation:
Moraine is well known for its established neighborhood eateries. Restaurants like the Treasure Island Supper Club and Dixie Dairy Dreem have operated for over 50 years. In addition, there are popular locally-owned restaurants such as Voltzy’s Root Beer Stand, Chappy’s Tap Room and 4200 Place.
Moraine also has an excellent parks department that includes an indoor recreational center (Payne Recreation Center), a civic center(Gerhardt), bike trails and system of small neighborhood parks. The Deer Meadow Park has a skate park and pond that is stocked with bluegill, catfish, bass & perch. The park entrance connects to the city’s 3 mile bike trail that follows Pinnacle road to Main Street and then connects to the Great Miami Recreational Trail.
Three of Moraine's neighborhood parks have recently been renovated with new playground equipment, C.F. Holliday School Park received new equipment in 2009, as well as two walking bridges connecting the park to the new Oak Pointe subdivision that is currently being developed. Ora Everetts Park (adjacent to the Gerhardt Civic Center) received $15,000 in new equipment in 2010. Lehigh Park is in the process of being renovated with $28,000 worth of new playground equipment. The city offers free garden plots to its residents on 12 acres located in a rural section of the city. Moraine also operates a boat ramp on East River Road to allow access to the Great Miami River, which passes through the center of the city.