Kids & Teens

Cleveland Browns Hosts 5K Dawg Pound Dash Fun Run at Stadium

Designed to raise funds for the Cleveland Browns Foundation Adapted Football League, the Cleveland Browns 5K presented by University Hospitals was held at the First Energy Stadium. On Saturday, October 15, 2016, thousands of participants joined in this year’s fun and exciting run, which began at the corner of Alfred Lerner Way and Erieside Avenue and ended at the southwest corner of Alfred Lerner Way and 3rd Street. The 5K fun run provided a chance for disabled children and young adults to participate in an organized, competitive and developmental sport.

  • 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