Kids & Teens

Friends of Cleveland Kennel Hosts Neighborhood Pets Outreach & Resource Center Grand Opening

Themed Saving Lives One Wet Nose at a Time, the Friends of the City of Cleveland Kennel recently held a Neighborhood Pets Outreach and Resource Center Grand Opening on East 65th Street in the heart of the Slavic Village Neighborhood.  In honor of this special occasion, Cleveland Councilman Anthony Brancatelli (Ward 12) presented a resolution for the opening event. Through the Cleveland Animal Care and Control (CACC) program and services, many pets find happy and nurturing homes. Adoptable dogs can be seen online here, and information and assistance is available at 216.505.5853

  • City of Cleveland Recreation Centers Serve After School Meals

    City of Cleveland recreation centers are currently serving after-school meals to children ages five through eighteen at all locations. Meals will be served Monday through Friday while the Cleveland Metropolitan School District is in session as well as during winter and spring breaks and during declared school snow days when students are not required to attend class due to inclement weather.

  • Big City Boo is Back!

    Kids will celebrate as the ghouls and goblins come out to play! All Cleveland recreation centers will participate on Halloween night, Monday, October 31st. The event includes candy, games and other exciting treats. Big City Boo is so fun that it’s scary!

  • Clevelanders Catch the Fever at Recreation Centers

    The Fall/Winter Division of the Recreation newsletter has been published and offers information on numerous free programs for city residents. Highlights: Clevelanders can participate in fun sports like pickleball, broom hockey, volleyball, swim team, dodgeball, and basketball. Free swim classes available year round. Auditions for local talent will be held at Cudell Fine Arts.  Free meals are being served throughout the recreation centers. 

  • 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