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Yes, Cleveland Heights residents can bring one guest per recreation ID card or season pass holder.
Yes, Cumberland Pool offers both group and private swimming lessons. Registration for Session 1 of our group swimming lessons begins Tuesday, May 1st. Private lessons are scheduled individually at Cumberland Pool. Please refer to the aquatics section of our website for complete swimming lesson information.
No, however, the City of Cleveland Heights through the cooperation of the Cleveland Heights-University Heights Board of Education does offer indoor aquatics programming at Cleveland Heights High School. Please contact Christopher J. Kendel at email@example.com for information on indoor swimming programs.
Yes, Cumberland Pool is available for rental by Cleveland Heights residents who have a current recreation ID card or season pool pass. The pool can be rented on select Saturday and Sunday evenings from 6:30-8:30 p.m. during the outdoor swimming season at a cost of $350. Applications are available at the Community Center beginning June 1st.
Yes, Cumberland Pool will be open Wednesday, July 4, 2018 from Noon to 6:00 p.m.
216-691-7390. The phone is only answered during the outdoor swimming season.
You can contact Cumberland Pool directly at 216-691-7390 or by visiting the aquatics section of our website.
The Cumberland Pool will open for the 2018 outdoor swimming season beginning Saturday, June 2nd through Monday, September 3rd (Labor Day).
Recreation ID cards can be purchased at the Cleveland Heights Community Center during regular registration hours. Season pool passes go on sale for the 2018 outdoor swimming season beginning Tuesday, May 1st.
Cumberland Pool is for use by Cleveland Heights residents who have a recreation ID card or season pass. A limited number of non-resident season passes are also available for purchase.
Yes. The fees help to cover the costs of the programs. Priority goes to the Cleveland Heights resident. Fees are generally divided into categories. Some may be differentiate between resident with an recreation ID card and a nonresident. Others might have the recreation pass holder, the recreation ID card holder and the nonresident. You will need to look at the specific class, program or league you are interested in to see the attached fee. Please review our brochure for the specific fees attached to the class or program that interests you.
You qualify for a membership to the Community Center if:
If you own property in Cleveland Heights, but do not live here, you do not qualify for a Community Center membership.
Our Community Center has several rooms to accommodate your event, including a large activity room with a warming kitchen. Tables and chairs are also available for your specific function. Please feel free to stop in and view our rooms. If you are interested in booking a room, please call the Community Center at 216-691-7373.
Cleveland Heights residents have the priority use of our parks and facilities. Nonresidents have limited access. Residents with a current Recreation ID card can bring guests, but the number is limited and depends on the facility and usage. Our Community Center was built and is supported by taxes paid by residents and is primarily for use by residents. Some programs are open to the nonresidents as well, with a higher rate structure. ID cards are purchased at the Community Center and are valid for one year from the date of purchase and must be renewed each year.
The taxes cover the cost of paying for the facilities and their upkeep. The fees are necessary to cover program costs (staff, materials, etc.).
The City facilities are supported by income taxes and tax levy payments by Cleveland Heights residents only. The property taxes support the school system and not the individual cities of Cleveland Heights or University Heights.
The Community Center has two ice rinks, a gym, an indoor four-lane track, exercise equipment, Senior Activity Center, meeting rooms and rental spaces, concession stand, all purpose pathway, grass recreation area and a nearby nature trail.
Front Desk Hours
Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.
Saturday - 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
Sunday - 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
Gymnasium, Track, and Fitness Center HoursThrough May 20, 2018
Monday - Friday 6:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.
Saturday - 7:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.
Sunday - 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.
May 21-September 16, 2018
Monday - Friday 6:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.
Saturday - 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Sunday - 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Mid-October through early March feature our youth basketball programs, which are extremely popular and a community staple. Evening practices and Saturday games are necessary. We do provide as much open gym time as we can.
Both the Community Center and City Hall are closed on all legal holidays and union mandated holiday observance days, to reduce staff and utility costs. This has enabled the City, along with program and staffing cuts, to keep the facilities open as much as possible, to best serve our patrons.
To see a complete offering of programs, please browse our website or review our current brochure. Registration for programming takes place at the Community Center or online. Some programs will allow you to register over the phone with a VISA or MasterCard if you are already in our database and have a current Recreation ID. Some programs will require you to register in person, or mail in your completed registration or online. Please refer to our brochure for specific program information. If you are a resident, some programs will require you to obtain a Recreation ID card, while others it will be to your advantage.Note: we are currently in the process of developing our online registration platform which we anticipate going live very soon.
ID cards are sold to Cleveland Heights residents only. ID cards are $5 each and include a digital photo (similar to a driver's license). Each individual must be present to receive a card. Proof of residency must be shown at the time of purchase and can include one utility bill (or other pieces of mail, or printed receipts or invoices for those of you who have gone "Green"), or a driver's license or photo ID.
The Cleveland Heights Community Center is located at 1 Monticello Boulevard on the corner of Monticello and Mayfield Road. The Main entrance is off of Monticello Boulevard.
During the two-rink season (generally late September to early March) the Adult Pickup Schedule is:
Spring (one-rink schedule)
Please note: both ice rinks will be closed from May through August, 2018 for extensive mechanical upgrades.
We offer 4- to 7-week group skating lessons for Preschoolers, Youth, Homeschoolers, Adults, Adaptive, Hockey and Speedskating. Generally lessons are once a week and 30 minutes each. Skate rental is not included in cost of lessons. Lessons are offered year-round, usually starting in January, February, March, June, September and October.
Our Learn-to-Skate levels correspond to USFS Basic Skill Standards. We offer Snowplow Sam 1-3 for children 3-5 and Basic levels 1-8 for children 6 and up. If you have questions or concerns about the level your child should sign up for, leave a message for Erin Schopf at 216-691-7434 or firstname.lastname@example.org
You can contact the rink desk directly at 216-691-7434 or by visiting the ice section of our website.
We offer group skating lessons for Preschoolers, Youth, Homeschoolers, Adults, Adaptive, Hockey and Speedskating. Generally lessons are once a week and 30 minutes each. Skate rental is not included in cost of lessons. Lessons are offered year-round, usually starting in January, February, March, June, September and October.
Our Learn-to-skate levels correspond to USFS Basic Skill Standards. We offer Snowplow Sam 1 to 3 for children 3 to 5 and Basic levels 1 to 8 for children 6 and up. If you have questions or concerns about the level your child should sign up for, leave a message for Erin Schopf at 216-691-7434 or at email@example.com
No, but residents can use the Dog Park at Quarry Park in South Euclid Cleveland Heights residents and their canine companions can have fun and interact with other dogs and dog lovers at the South Euclid Dog Park. Please visit the South Euclid Parks website for complete information about the South Euclid Dog Park. You will find many helpful hints (rules, what to bring, etc.) on the site. The South Euclid Dog Park is located in Quarry Park North at the corner of Monticello Boulevard and South Belvoir Boulevard in South Euclid. The park features include a 4-ft high chain link fence, double-gated entry, poop bags for waste removal, a water spigot to keep Rover hydrated during those dog days of summer, park benches, several majestic shade trees, and ample parking.
You must be a Cleveland Heights resident with a current Recreation ID Card - no guest permitted. Subject to Park hours 6 a.m. to Dusk. Use is at your own risk - no City Staff is on Duty. Safety equipment is recommended.
Cleveland Heights has a lot to offer and an extensive list. Please refer to the list of facilities below and click on the links for more detail on each area.
Yes. The fees help to cover the costs of the programs. Priority goes to the Cleveland Heights resident. Fees are generally divided into categories. Some may be differentiate between resident with an recreation ID card and a non resident. Others might have the recreation pass holder, the recreation ID card holder and the non-resident. You will need to look at the specific class, program or league you are interested in to see the attached fee. Please review our brochure for the specific fees attached to the class or program that interests you.
Cleveland Heights residents have the priority use of our parks and facilities. Non-residents have limited access. Our outdoor parks and playgrounds are open to the general public (residents and non-residents). The facilities within the parks i.e. picnic shelter, tennis courts, basketball courts, ballfields and Multi-sports fields and the skate park require residents to have current Recreational ID card. Residents with a current Recreation ID card can bring guests, but the number is limited and depends on the facility and usage. Our Community Center was built and is supported by taxes paid by residents and is primarily for use by residents. Some programs are open to the non residents as well, with a higher rate structure. Our outdoor Cumberland Pool is open to Cleveland Heights residents only, as are the indoor swimming programs at Heights High. Residents use these facilities by first purchasing a Recreation ID card. ID cards are purchased at the Community Center and are valid for one year from the date of purchase and must be renewed each year.
Cleveland Heights residents are welcome to use South Euclid's Dog Park in their Quarry park. For more information please visit the South Euclid Fido website.
Each City is responsible for the construction, maintenance, and usage policies for its portion of the Park, and bears the costs thereof. The Cities are entitled to limit usage to those whose taxes fund those facilities.
The taxes cover the cost of paying for the facilities and their upkeep. The fees are necessary to cover the program costs - staff, materials, etc.
The City facilities are supported by income taxes and tax levy payments by Cleveland Heights residents only. The property taxes support the school system and not the individual Cities of Cleveland Heights or University Heights.
Mid-October through early March feature our youth basketball programs, which are extremely popular and a Community staple. Evening practices and Saturday games are necessary. We do provide as much open gym time as we can.
We're glad you asked! Cleveland Heights has a lot to offer and an extensive list. Please check below and click on the links for more detail on each area.
The Cleveland Heights Community Center is located at 1 Monticello Boulevard at the corner of Monticello Boulevard and Mayfield Road. The Community Center is home to 2 ice rinks, 2 basketball courts, fitness center, indoor 4-lane track and the Cleveland Heights Senior Activity Center.
Yes, online registration will soon be an option. With online registration, you will have two rates available to you - Resident ID or Non-resident. You need to have a current recreation ID card access the resident rate. If your Recreation ID card is not current you will only be able to register at the non-resident rate. Online registration is also available to non-residents who are in our data base. The family discount will not be available for online registration, you will need to register in person at the Community Center.
Yes, non-residents pay a slightly higher rate.
Yes. we love donations as long as the equipment is safe and not too large. We need to be able to store the equipment. The gently used equipment and toys get a lot of love in our program.
Instructors are paid separately.
Pre-registration is required for all classes. For a class to be held, a minimum number of participants must be met, so we can cover the cost of the instructor. We ask people to register at least one week prior to the class start date, so we know what our numbers are. The numbers help the instructor structure their classes. If we do not meet our minimum requirement the class can be cancelled, that is why we do not recommend waiting until the day or night of the class start date.
We offer a variety of recreational fitness based programming. Some examples include: Aerobics, Ballet, Martial Arts, Pilates, Tai Chi and Yoga, to name a few.
There are two social workers on the Office on Aging staff. These qualified individuals are available to talk with you (via the phone or in person). They have information on assisted living facilities, nursing homes, life safety systems, Meals on Wheels, and activities, just to name a few. Call 216-691-7377, email Jaime White or email Linda Katz.
Health services include annual flu shots, blood pressure checks, health information and screenings to Cleveland Heights seniors age 60 and over. Health screenings and lectures held at the Senior Center, can include anything from bone density scans to fall prevention talks. Call 216-691-7377 or email Amy Jenkins for dates and times of these services.
The Office on Aging newsletter, News for Senior Adults, is distributed monthly. Senior Activity Center classes and Office on Aging programs are highlighted, as well as other important information pertaining to the senior community. See the latest copy (PDF).
The Office on Aging provides van transportation to senior residents who are not eligible for RTA's ADA paratransit service. Cleveland Heights seniors can be driven to medical appointments, shops, the Senior Activity Center, banks and other errands. Call 216-691-7377 or email Amy Jenkins for information on rides to the Center. For other transportation needs, call Tracy Barnes at 216-691-7194 or email Tracy Barnes.
Opened in 2002, the Senior Activity Center - housed in the Community Center at One Monticello Boulevard - offers a variety of classes, discussion groups, clubs and programming for seniors. Activities range from the Arts, Dance, Book Discussions, a variety of games, lecture and Wii Bowling. Wellness programs - including Yoga, Strength Training, Tai chi, and Pilates - are among the most popular classes. Bus trips are also planned and include entertainment, food, shopping and more. One of the Senior Center's most impressive and significant amenities is its state-of-the-art Computer Center, which provides hands-on classes for every level of computer use. Tutors are available to help. Van rides are available to and from the Senior Activity Center for senior residents not eligible for RTA's ADA paratransit service. Call 216-691-7377 for additional information or see the monthly newsletter, News for Senior Adults.
Meals on Wheels of Cleveland Heights, Inc. - in conjunction with the Office on Aging - provides meals to residents unable to cook for themselves, including a hot lunch and cold supper. Information on a variety of community resources is available through the Office on Aging's social workers - contact the Office on Aging at 216-691-7377 or email Amy Jenkins for information. Volunteer opportunities are available for adults to serve as Meals on Wheels drivers and packers. Call 216-691-7377 or 216-571-6659 or email Marlene Perez.
The Office on Aging, located at the Senior Activity Center (Monticello Boulevard and Mayfield Road) provides applications for Federal/County/State programs such as BMV Handicapped Parking cards and the HEAP Program. Living Will Declaration and Health Care Power of Attorney forms are also available. In addition, senior residents can set up a free, half-hour legal consultation with the Office on Aging's Elder Care Attorney. Contact the Office on Aging at 216-691-7377 or email Amy Jenkins for additional information. Finally, senior residents can also find out what benefits they are entitled to by logging onto Benefits Check Up; if computer assistance is needed, a volunteer at the Senior Activity Center can provide free and confidential help. Call 216-691-7377 to make an appointment.
Information on alternate housing arrangements - nursing homes, assisted living, group homes, home sharing and subsidized apartments - can be obtained through the Office on Aging. Call 216-691-7377 for information, or email Amy Jenkins.