About the Department

The Shaker Heights Recreation Department is committed to building a stronger community through programs, services, and events that focus on the benefits of recreation. The Department manages the City's recreational facilities, including Thornton Park pool and ice arena. It also oversees the City's parks and playgrounds and offers a wide-range of programming, from classes and camps to free pop-up activities around the City. The Recreation Department also runs the School Age Care program, in partnership with the Shaker Schools, and plans the Memorial Day Parade and other community events.

Use the Parks & Recreation portal to sign up for programs, find recreation amenities, enroll for school-age care, or just learn about all the Department offers.

Thank you ... and welcome to Shaker Heights Recreation!