Division of Recreation

Registration Now Open for Neighborhood Resource & Recreation Center Programming

The City of Cleveland’s Neighborhood Resource & Recreation Centers are now offering expanded programming at all centers. Register online at www.clevelandohio.gov/NRRCactivities. Some class sizes may be limited and early registration is advised. All programs are free.

  • Division of Recreation Now Hiring

    The Division of Recreation is now hiring for multiple open positions, including counselors, student aides, recreation instructors, and more. Starting pay is $15.00 - call 216-664-2325 for more info, or apply online.

  • Kovacic Neighborhood Resource & Recreation Center Now Open

    The newly remodeled E.J. Kovacic Neighborhood Resource & Recreation Center (NRRC) is now open. Located at 6250 St. Clair, the Kovacic NRRC features state of the art facilities and brand new programming available to the public for FREE. Call 216.664.4140 for questions, or see the attached flyer for hours, programming info, and more.

  • Mayor's Annual Food Basket Giveaway Seeking Volunteers!

    The Mayor’s Food Basket is generously supported by individuals, local businesses and City of Cleveland employees. It is the largest annual food giveaway in Cuyahoga County and helps to feed thousands of Cleveland families each year. Volunteers are needed at three locations: Michael Zone Recreation Center on Lorain Avenue; the Cleveland Foodbank on South Waterloo Road; and the Zelma George Recreation Center on Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. 

  • Lifeguard Training Classes Available

    Become a professional American Red Cross Certified Lifeguard. Call 216-664-2570 for more info, or see the attached flyer.

  • 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.