Kids & Teens

Police Promotion Ceremony

Mayor Frank G. Jackson was joined by the Council President Kevin Kelley, Director of Public Safety Michael McGrath, Chief of Police Calvin D. Williams and other city officials to congratulate and swear-in the police officers. Mayor Jackson administered the oath of office to forty police officers were promoted to supervisory positions at a ceremony at Cleveland City Hall held in City Council Chambers. Family members and friends were also in attendance to share in this special occasion.

  • Cuyahoga Soil & Water Conservation District Rain Barrel Workshops

    Started in 2008, the district has sold over 3,000 rain barrels to the public and conducts 20-25 rain barrel workshops a year. At a workshop, the instructor explains the importance of rain barrels in curbing storm water pollution and it is a hands-on workshop where attendees build their own barrels to take home to use in their lawns and gardens.

  • September 11: Cleveland Indians Law Enforcement Night

    The Cleveland Indians will take on the Detroit Tigers at the 4th Annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Night to benefit the National Law Enforcement Museum. Tickets start at $23.00.  This is open to all law enforcement personnel, corrections officers, public safety officers, support personnel, family, friends and anyone who respects and honors law enforcement and their service.

  • Summer 2015 Recreation Newsletter Published!

    This issue includes information about free summer meals; spray basin and pool locations; youth golfing baseball and tennis; the history of League Park and much more.

  • Many Playgrounds Now Staffed for the Summer

    Staffing is on weekdays from 9am to 5:30pm until August 7th. Spray basins are open when temps reach 80 degrees. Lunch is available at all recreation centers and playgrounds. 

  • Free Tennis Lessons for Boys and Girls

    The Division of Recreation is offereng free tennis lessons for boys and girls ages 8 to 17 weekdays from June 15th to August 6th. There is no fee for the lessons which are being taught at a number of locations.

  • Save the Date: August 1st- Youth Summit!

    Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s 9th Annual Youth Summit and the Cleveland Metropolitan School District Back to School Fair will be held at the Public Auditorium located at 500 Lakeside Avenue in downtown Cleveland.

  • Overnight Youth Safety & Leadership Camps

    The Division of Fire works closely with this camp, presented by Cuyahoga Community College, teaching campers fire safety skills. There are separate camps for young women and young men. A subsidy is available to families that meet income requirements.

  • July 18th: A Day in the Life of Euclid Creek

    This event will provide a snapshot of Euclid Creek starting in Acacia Reservation and ending at Wildwood Park/Euclid Creek Reservation. The day includes demonstrations of water chemistry sampling and fish population assessments.

  • July 17th: City Hall Rain Barrel Workshop

    Rain barrels can reduce the amount of the municipal water supply used on lawns, protect waterways from fertilizers and pesticides, and provide plants with chemical-free and natural water. Details at 216.664.3652

  • Plankton Fund Gives Dogs Second Chances

    The Plankton Fund was created in response to the heartworm positive dogs that come into the Cleveland Animal Care and Control (CACC) that have limited options due to the cost of heartworm treatment

  • Young Audiences' ArtWorks Program

    This arts-based job training program for high school students is designed to develop 21st Century skills for the workplace through apprenticeships in the arts. ArtWorks Flyer.