News Flash

Posted on: March 11, 2020

Select Senior Adult Recreation Programing Suspended through April 30

NOTE: Only those programs that occur between 8 am – 5 pm are temporarily suspended.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Spring/Summer 2020 Catalog

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The Spring/Summer 2020 Recreation Catalog is now available. Download the PDF to find spring and summer classes and programs; a complete listing of summer camps; information about Thornton Park pool passes; and lots more.

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Recreation Highlights
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Sign Up for Recreation News

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Stay connected with Shaker Rec.

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Posted on: August 2, 2019

Find a Recreation Amenity

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Explore our parks, playgrounds & recreation facilities.

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News Flash

Posted on: March 12, 2020

Recreation Programs Update

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In response to confirmed cases of coronavirus in Ohio, the Shaker Heights Recreation Department is revising its programming schedule effective March 13 - April 30. Learn more at https://cvcpl.us/LOOs003

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Recreation News
Posted on: December 23, 2019

Early Bird Pool Passes on Sale

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The early bird gets the ... best deal on a season's pass to Thornton Park pool. January 2 through April 5 residents can purchase pool passes at a reduced price (see chart). Sales start January 2.

2020 Season Pass Rates

Thornton Park Pool season pass holders...

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Recreation News
Posted on: December 23, 2019

Summer Camp Registration Now Open

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Shaker Recreation is pleased to offer a variety of fun and affordable camps for residents and non-residents. Traditional, specialty and sports camps will keep kids entertained — and busy — all summer long. Registration is open. Downloa...

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Posted on: September 24, 2019

Video: Introducing the Recreation Dept.

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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

News Flash

Posted on: April 2, 2020

Call for Artists: Van Aken District Mural Project

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The Van Aken District is seeking portfolios from artists interested in having their work displayed as a large-scale printed mural. Six total artworks will be displayed by up to six artists. Each work will be a printed as an 8’x10’ viny...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: March 22, 2020

Ohio's Stay at Home Order Extended to May 1

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Gov. Mike DeWine has extended Ohio’s “stay at home” order through May 1. Ohioans are instructed to leave their homes only for essential activities, which include health and safety, necessary supplies and services, outdoor act...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: February 28, 2020

View the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information Page

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We’ve put together a webpage to provide residents with information about coronavirus disease (COVID-19),including best practices for preventing the spread of coronavirus and an update from Mayor Weiss about the City’s planning efforts....

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: March 17, 2020

The Mayor's Report

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Read the update at https://cvcpl.us/XHzQPXE

Please visit the City’s coronavirus information page to view previous updates from Mayor Weiss.

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: March 15, 2020

City Building Closures Effective March 18

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Effective Wednesday, March 18 until further notice, City Hall, Thornton Park and the Stephanie Tubbs Jones Community Building will be closed to the public. City staff will be hard at work ensuring operations continue, but in order to protect the health of...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: March 12, 2020

Recreation Programs Update

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In response to confirmed cases of coronavirus in Ohio, the Shaker Heights Recreation Department is revising its programming schedule effective March 13 - April 30. Learn more at https://cvcpl.us/LOOs003

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: March 11, 2020

Most Public Meetings Temporarily Canceled

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Today, Mayor David Weiss announced that the majority of public meetings have been temporarily canceled through April 30. Read the March 11 Mayor’s Report to learn more.

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Phase 1 of 2020 Street Resurfacing Starts Week of April 13

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The week of April 13, a contractor (Ronyak Paving) will start Phase 1 of the City’s 2020 street resurfacing project. This includes Chadbourne Rd. (Onaway to Ashby), Clayton Rd. (Enderby to Braemar) and Ashwood Rd. (Onaway to the City border).

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2020 Street Resurfacing Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Huntington Rd. Paving Starts Week of April 13

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The week of April 13, a contractor (Burton Scot) will start a repaving project on Huntington Rd. between Onaway and S. Woodland roads. 

The general scope of work includes:

Phase I: Removal of existing asphalt pavementPhase II: Adjustment of catch b...

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2020 Street Resurfacing Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Sewer Work on Chagrin Blvd.

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On Wednesday, March 25 the City will start a sewer repair project on Chagrin Blvd. in front of Wendy’s restaurant. Traffic will be maintained in both directions, but one lane will be closed during the day for construction. Police will be on site...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Water Main Replacement: Avalon Rd.

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Updated (March 24): Cleveland Water Department has rescinded its work-stop order. This project will start the week of March 30.

Updated (March 23): Cleveland Water Department has shut down all water main replacement projects until further notice.  ...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: April 30, 2019

The Mayor's Report

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Three cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Cuyahoga County. Watch an update from Mayor David Weiss and read about recommended preventive measures at https://cvcpl.us/Knee5Se 

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: March 2, 2020

2020 Street Resurfacing

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The City plans to begin its 2020 street resurfacing projects in April (weather permitting). 

This year, the following streets are scheduled to be resurfaced:

During the resurfacing process:

  • There is no on-street parking permitted between 7 am and 7 ...
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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: November 11, 2019

Sewer Fee Increase

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We've put together a page to help residents learn more about the sewer fee increase, which will go into effect in May. Follow the link below to view a message from the Mayor, read frequently asked questions, and learn more about the City's sewer system.

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Posted on: February 24, 2020

Gas Main Replacement: Warrensville Center Rd. & Mercer Area

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(Updated April 3) Dominion Energy is scheduled to start this project on April 13.

(Posted February 24) In March, Dominion Energy Ohio will start a gas main replacement project on Warrensville Center Rd. and in parts of the Mercer area (see map below). Work...

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Gas Main Replacement: Shaker Blvd. Eastbound

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In February, Dominion Energy Ohio will start a gas main replacement project on Shaker Blvd. (eastbound) between Coventry Rd. and West Park Blvd. Project duration is six weeks (weather permitting). Motorists should anticipate delays. 

Please note:

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: January 21, 2020

First Energy Line Clearance Work

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Davey Tree, a contractor for First Energy, will be performing line clearance work throughout the City in 2020. Line clearance involves pruning tree branches along power lines. The majority of the work is in residential back yards. Davey Tree will leave do...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: March 3, 2020

Northeast Quadrant Sewer Program

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Since 2018, the City has been working on sewers in the Mercer neighborhood, specifically on streets in the area between Warrensville Center Road, Shaker Boulevard, Sulgrave Road and Fairmount Boulevard.The general scope of work includes inspecting sewer m...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: June 17, 2019

Warrensville Center Multipurpose Path & Streetscape Improvements

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Updated December 30

Work has stopped for the winter.

Updated November 5

Construction will continue on this project for the next few weeks (weather permitting), including minor utility work, concrete/paver installation, lighting installation and tree planting...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: July 9, 2019

Green Lake Dam Improvement

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As you enjoy fall around the Shaker Lakes, remember to stay off the mud flats that have formed on Green Lake (a.k.a. the Duck Pond). They are dangerous and you will sink in the mud, which could require a rescue operation. The lakes have been drained as pa...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: June 27, 2019

Ongoing Dam Work: Horseshoe Lake To Be Drained Further

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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

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

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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

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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.

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