Division of Recreation

REGISTRATION is STILL OPEN for Summer 2019 Neighborhood Resource and Recreation Programs!

Many Youth and Young Adult programs are still open.  All programs are FREE to Cleveland families. 

People can be held back from better lives if they lack a high school diploma or English literacy skills. Some stuggle to get by financially, and want to learn how to better manage their money. Others need help findng jobs or improving skills to move on better career paths. Neighborhood Resource and Recreation Programs offerings for adults include Job and Career Readiness Training, GED and ESL clases and Financial Literacy Classes!

  • BugFest Celebrates Insects- Open to the Public

    This annual event will be held on Thursday June 28th from 2 to 5pm. It's a celebration of insects and their relatives, and designed for children of all ages. The festival will include face painting, music and snow cones for participants.

  • Chalk-A-Walk Public Sidewalk Drawing Event to be held Tuesday, July 23

    This is a FREE public sidewalk chalk drawing event on Tuesday July 23rd from 1 to 3pm. Patrons are provided with buckets of chalk, giving everyone the opportunity to show off their artistic abilities on a cement canvas. The festival will include face painting, music, snow cones and a collaborative piece that everyone can participate in. 

  • Cleveland Division of Recreation Hosts Summer Cleveland Nights Extended Hours Program

    Cleveland Division of Recreation today announced the return of its Cleveland Nights Extended Hours Program, an initiative designed to offer the City’s young people a safe space during evening hours. Eight Neighborhood Resource and Recreation Centers (NRRC) will host the program from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays and from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturdays. The 2019 program runs from June 19 to Aug. 10.

  • City of Cleveland Public Pools are Open!

    Outdoor Pools are open from Wednesday thru Sunday from Noon to 7:30pp, and will open on Mondays & Tuesdays if the temperature reaches 85° or higher. Spray basins are turned on from Sunday thru Sunday from 10:00am to 5:30pm when the temperature reaches 80°or better.

  • Registration Now Open for Summer Activities for Youth to Senior Residents

    Seasonal activities at City of Cleveland Recreation Centers include organized sports, playground activities, performance arts, camping, and more. Activities are designed for participants from the very young to Seniors.

  • League Park's Baseball Heritage Museum Gift Shop Offers Cleveland Baseball Souvenirs

    Professional Cleveland sports teams had their start at historic League Park. It's now home to the Baseball Heritage Museum, which offers keepsakes including mugs, t-shirts, baseballs, and League Park History DVD's, all at reasonable prices.

  • City Recreation Volunteer Openings Available Year-Round

    The Division of Recreation is seeking volunteers. Recreation center volunteers enrich the community in several areas including the arts, sports, education, and mentoring. These generous individuals are from diverse backgrounds and include people of all ages from recent graduates seeking practical experience, to retirees with spare time to share. 

Senior Recreational Activities

216.664.2321 or 216.664.2570 - Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm

Recreation Center Locations and Schedules

This program encompasses a variety of classes and activities at various recreational centers. Activities include aquacise, arts & crafts, aerobics, chess, checkers and other social activities


Camp Forbes Senior Program

216.263.5325 - Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm

Each Fall, the Division of Recreation invites senior groups to take part in a day of activities. Seniors have the opportunity to socialize, exercise, eat a well-balanced hot lunch, and take part in a variety of planned activities. Senior groups are registered on a first-come, first-served basis. The program culminates with five separate holiday parties with all of the trimmings and a visit from Santa Claus himself.

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