News Flash

Posted on: August 1, 2019

Fall 2019 Catalog

Fall 2019 Catalog Cover Class in Progress

The Fall 2019 Recreation Catalog is now available. Download the PDF to find fall classes; a complete listing of preschool, youth, adult, and senior programs; information about ice skating lessons; and lots more.

Additional Info... Recreation Highlights
Posted on: August 6, 2019

Fall Into Fun!

Kids playing basketball

Registration for Shaker Heights fall programs is now open.

There are three ways to register:

  • Online
  • In-person: Thornton Park (3301 Warrensville Center Rd.) and/or Stephanie Tubbs Jones Community Building (3450 Lee Rd.). Proof of residency required: driver's ...
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Additional Info... Recreation Highlights
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Sign Up for Recreation News

Young boy ice skating

Stay connected with Shaker Rec.

Sign Up Recreation Highlights
Posted on: August 2, 2019

Find a Recreation Amenity

Kids playing on spider structure at Horseshoe Lake Park

Explore our parks, playgrounds & recreation facilities.

Learn More Recreation Highlights

News Flash

Posted on: September 24, 2019

Video: Introducing the Recreation Dept.

Still from video about the Shaker Heights Recreation Dept.

Recreation is a big deal in Shaker Heights. It's one of the many ways residents and employees gather and connect with each other. The Shaker Heights Recreation Department is full of people who care about fostering relationships. Alex Nichols, director of ...

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Recreation News
Posted on: September 19, 2019

Boot Camp Moves Indoors

Boot camp promotional image

This exciting Boot Camp Conditioning workout, designed to sculpt and define your body, blends cardio, weight, and body weight resistance based exercise. It will get you in shape quickly and you will have fun doing it. This program will tone your abs, back...

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Recreation News
Posted on: September 18, 2019

Before & After Care

Child coloring

Shaker Heights Recreation provides creatively stimulating before and after care programming for school age children, kindergarten through 6th grade. The STEAM enriched program offers a wide variety of hands on activities, including art, science, sports, o...

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Recreation News
Posted on: September 18, 2019

Rec ENews - Fall 2019

Three boys ice skating at Thornton Park Ice Arena

The fall issue of Recreation ENews is hot off the press. Read it to learn more about our wide range of fall classes and activities. Want to receive ENews in your email inbox? Sign up for Rec ENews and other City publications.

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Rec ENews - Fall 2019 Recreation News

News Flash

Posted on: October 22, 2019

Residents to Receive Electric Aggregation Enrollment Mailers

NOPEC mailer envelope

Residents and small business owners will be receiving an electric program enrollment letter for the City’s electric aggregation program through NOPEC. NOPEC is required by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) to send these letters to a...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: October 10, 2019

Public Meeting: Warrensville & Shaker Intersection

Satellite map of Warrernsville Center Rd. and Shaker Blvd. intersection

Earlier this year, the City received a $200,000 grant to make changes at the Warrensville Center Rd. and Shaker Blvd. intersections in order to increase pedestrian/bicycle safety and improve vehicle flow. These intersections are a priority due to the conf...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: October 7, 2019

Sewers 101

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Sewers. They're down there somewhere, but how do they work? How does the City care for the 100-plus miles of public sewer? And what do homeowners need to know about caring for their side of the system? Learn more:

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: October 9, 2019

Rotary Club to Honor Firefighter & Police Officer of the Year

Rotary Club Logo

The Rotary Club of the Heights of Greater Cleveland (formerly Rotary Club of Shaker Heights) will honor its 2018 Firefighter and Police Officer of the Year on Wednesday, October 16. Rotary President Adam Davis will lead the awards program. Members John So...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: October 11, 2019

Van Aken District Busway Improvements

Graphic for construction update notice

Crews will install shade trees and landscaping in the median along the south side of the busway and near the bus shelters on the north side of the busway in the Van Aken District. Work begins October 14 and will last approximately one month.

RTA operations...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: October 3, 2019

More Kudos for the Van Aken District

Rendering of the Van Aken District

The Ohio Chapter of the American Planning Association recognizes the District  with a 2019 Ohio Planning Award in the category of Focused Built Project

The Van Aken District has won a 2019 Ohio Planning Award for Focused Built Project from the Ohi...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: June 17, 2019

Warrensville Center Multipurpose Path & Streetscape Improvements

Orange construction barrels on dug up road.

Updated October 8

The construction zone will be back up along the northbound curb lane of Warrensville Center Rd. beginning Thursday, October 10. The zone will shrink or expand based on the work underway over approximately the next month. 

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: May 30, 2019

City ENews

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View the October 2019 edition of City ENews at https://cvcpl.us/saj8BQ2 

Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: September 13, 2019

Deer Program Summary & 2019 Questionnaire Results

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In 2016, in response to multiple resident complaints about the over-abundance of deer, the Shaker Heights Deer Task Force, comprised of residents and Council members, studied the impact of the deer population in the City. After reviewing the results of 35...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: August 27, 2019

Avalon Rd. Water Main Replacement

Orange Road Work Ahead sign

Updated September 25: Due to weather constraints, the Cleveland Water Dept. has directed the City and contractor not to start Avalon water main replacement project this year. The primary concern is that cooler temperatures will cause the temporary water m...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: August 2, 2019

2019 Preservation Month Photo Contest

Shaker High students marching while playing the tuba in the Memorial Day parade.

The Shaker Heights Landmark Commission announces winners of the seventh annual Preservation Month Photo Contest. The contest, created in 2013, honors Preservation Month, which is celebrated each May by preservation organizations across the countr...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: July 29, 2019

Julie McGovern Voyzey Named Director of Communications & Marketing

Shaker Heights City Hall portico

Julie McGovern Voyzey has been appointed Director of Communications & Marketing, Mayor David E. Weiss announced today. McGovern Voyzey has served in the City’s Communications & Marketing Department since 2010.

McGovern Voyzey first joined the City ...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: June 27, 2019

Ongoing Dam Work: Horseshoe Lake To Be Drained Further

Mudflats on Horseshoe Lake

Updated August 22: From August 26-30, a contractor for the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District will be conducting tests on the dam at Horseshoe Lake. At times during the week, the walkway on top of the dam will be closed, so the contractor can complete...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: March 26, 2019

Shaker Lakes Dam Improvements

Lower Lake dam in Shaker Heights, Ohio

Updated August 20: Green Lake (the "Duck Pond") has been drained. Please, stay off the mudflats that have developed on the Lake. They are dangerous and could require a rescue operation.

Updated July 9: The Lower Lake project is now complete. Broo...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: February 27, 2019

Street Resurfacing Starts in April

Orange Road Work Ahead sign

The City plans to begin its 2019 street resurfacing projects in mid-April (weather permitting). Construction is anticipated to take 100 calendar days (also weather permitting). The City will provide updates as the schedule is finalized.

This year, the foll...

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Shaker Heights City News

News Flash

Posted on: May 14, 2019

Mayor's Welcome

Mayor David Weiss

Welcome to Shaker Heights!

You will discover quickly that you are living in one of the most beautiful, engaging, and friendly communities in Ohio — or anywhere.

On our website, you'll find plenty of information about our City's unique assets: walkable neigh...

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This is Shaker
Posted on: November 22, 2016

A-to-Z Guide to Living in the City

Shaker Heights logo

Wondering how to register a block party? Where to get a bike license? How early you can mow your lawn on Sunday morning? Visit our A to Z Guide, an alphabetical listing of the City regulations and other information our residents ask about most.

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This is Shaker
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Shaker Life Magazine

Cover of Shaker Life, Fall 2019

Shaker Life is the City’s award-winning magazine covering all things Shaker. Read it to keep up with the City’s residents, businesses, neighborhoods, schools, and the stories behind some of our great homes.

To enjoy Shaker Life:

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Read the City's quarterly magazine. This is Shaker