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February 13, 2021
If you happen to encouter this message while you are trying to register your participant for a league based activity, it means the physical we have on file for your participant has expired.  When physicals are submitted to the Recreation Department they are uploaded to each individual participants account as a "membership".  One year from the date of when the physical was performed is...
February 10, 2021
Any of us who attended Lakewood events remember the face of Cliff Burkhart, a presence for keeping Lakewood students and families safe and engaged whether it was football, basketball, election voting, and many other&nbsp;Lakewood activities.&nbsp; Cliff was a current member of the Lakewood Community Recreation &amp; Education Commission.<br /> Cliff Burkhart peacefully passed away late last Thursday,...
February 1, 2021
Does your family need a safe, supervised place for your child during the school day while learning is remote or hybrid?&nbsp; If so, scholarships to make the cost of this care more affordable are available through the City of Lakewood Division of Early Childhood.This temporary program is designed to help qualified families with a percentage of the daily cost of childcare for Lakewood children, within...
January 28, 2021
Lakewood City Schools Community Recreation and Education Department 2021Applications preferred by March 31, 2021.Summer Camp Counselors Assist campers in a variety of camps, including Safety Town, Ohio Heritage, Kids Connection and Preschool Potpourri Summer Special Needs Camp Counselors (ages 18+) Assist special needs campers in a variety of camp activities.Youth Baseball Scorekeepers (ages 14+) Keep...
January 21, 2021
Foster Pool Manager Summer of 2021 Schedule:&nbsp; One weekend shift, one closing shift, total of 5 shifts per week from June 5 through August 13.&nbsp; Variable schedule before/after season, including one shift Labor Day weekend.&nbsp;&nbsp; Responsible for scheduling pool attendants, pool cashiers, swim instructors, and lifeguards at Foster and LHS Pools.&nbsp; Inventories supplies.&nbsp; Teaches...
January 4, 2021
Pool Schedule here.&nbsp; &nbsp;**Note:&nbsp; with the start of the competitive high school swim season, some pool hours have been adjusted.**COVID - 19 ProceduresPublic adult/lap swim sessions are limited to one person per lane, unless persons are immediate family members.For sessions longer than one hour, we ask that swimmers limit their swims to 45 minutes if someone is waiting.Public open swim...
October 20, 2020
Call the Recreation Hotline for the lastest information regarding cancellations and scheduling changes.
October 13, 2020
The YMCA will be offering&nbsp;After School Enrichment at Grant Elementary and YCARES (full-day care for Lakewood students when they are not attending in-person instruction) at Taft Elementary. Starting on Monday, October 19th, the following programs will be offered:&nbsp;&nbsp;YCARES at Taft Elementary&nbsp;School&nbsp;$110**/week for Program Members$105**/week for YMCA MembersAfter School Care at...
September 3, 2020
If you are in need of child care during the Lakewood City Schools remote learning period, please look at the providers and the sites that are offering this service below:&nbsp;Emerson:&nbsp;Horizon Education Center&nbsp; 440.779.1930Grant:&nbsp;Y.M.C.A.&nbsp; 216.521.8400Harrison:&nbsp;&nbsp;Horizon Education Center&nbsp; 440.779.1930Lincoln:&nbsp;&nbsp;Lakewood Community Care Center&nbsp; &nbsp;216.226.0080To...
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Mrs. Betsy Bergen Shaughnessy, President
Mr. Edward Favre, Vice President
Ms. Linda G. Beebe
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