Latest News

August 14, 2019
 Becks Pool at Madison Park schedule.Foster Pool at Lakewood Park schedule.Proper swim attire required.  Both pools accept cash or check.  All patrons must provide proof of residency at time of admission to qualify for resident rates.  All patrons not potty trained must wear swim diapers.  US Coast Guard approved lifejackets (types 2, 3, 5) permitted and encouraged.
July 4, 2019
Independence Day Pool HoursBecks Pool at Madison Park11:00am - 12:00pm: Adult Swim12:00pm -  6:00pm: Open SwimFoster Pool at Lakewood Park8:15am - 10:00am: Adult Swim1:00pm - 8:00pm:  Open Swim*Parking lot at Lakewood Park will be cleared beginning at 5pm. This includes Foster Pool patrons.Pool fee information here.
July 2, 2019
Foster Pool will reopen at 11am today.The 8:15am adult swim will be held at Becks Pool at Madison Park.Thank you for your understanding. 
June 5, 2019
Volunteer Opening - Adult Athletic Commission Member, Lakewood City Schools Recreation & Education DepartmentThe Community Recreation and Education Commission is an advisory commission that is appointed by the Lakewood Board of Education. With the help of two standing sub commissions, the Youth Athletic Commission, and the Adult Athletic Commission, it is responsible for providing input and oversight...
June 1, 2019
Interested in your participant honing their competitive skills with LHS Varsity Coaches and players?Here is what is being offerred (so far!) this summer:Football
Basketball (Boys & Girls)Gymnastics
Running Rangers (COED)
Boys & Girls SoccerVolleyballRegistration is open and will be till the first day of each camp.
May 31, 2019
On Saturday, June 1st at Garfield Middle School, baseball / softball pictures will be taken for our in house leagues. First scheduled pictures begin at 9 AM. Please plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled team time. 
May 27, 2019
The Lakewood Board of Education is looking to fill the open seat on the Community Recreation & Education Commission (C.R.E.C.) due to the recent resignation of Jack Schroeck. Mr. Schroeck served on several commissions such as the softball commission, adult athletic commission before being appointed to the C.R.E.C. His steady guideance, leadership, commitment and service will be greatly missed as...
February 5, 2019
Looking for summer employment where you will be outside?The Lakewood Recreation Department is looking for people interested to join our field maintenance staff.  Field maintenance preps the outdoor fields for the Lakewood High School, Lakewood Recreation Department and other athletic teams during the spring and summer seasons.  An individual interested to apply must be at least 18 years old,...
January 15, 2019
Vacancy of the Youth Athletic Commission.  The vacant position is anticipated to be filled by the C.R.E.C. at its regular monthly meeting in February 2019.The Lakewood Community Recreation & Education Commission (CREC) is an advisory commission providing leadership and direction to the Lakewood City Schools Recreation & Education Department. CREC has an  opening on the Y.A.C. that...
January 2, 2019
It's that time again!  The Lakewood Community Recreation & Education Department is now accepting applications for 2019!   Open positions include youth baseball/softball scorers and field assistants, field maintenance, summer camp counselors (limited spots available) and lifeguards (must be certified - more information here).Here is a complete list of youth employment opportunities...

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Lakewood City Schools
Lakewood Board of Education
Linda G Beebe, President
Emma Petrie Barcelona, Vice President
Tom Einhouse
Edward Favre
Betsy Bergen Shaughnessy
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