March 2023 Newsletter

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Canvas Painting with So So Artsy

Join Melinda with So-So Artsy of Northfield, Ohio for Canvas Painting. Participants follow step-by-step instructions to recreate a fun painting. No experience required. All supplies included.

"Summer Beauty"

Wednesday, March 22nd 6-8pm

Recommended for Adults (advanced teen artists welcome!)

Member $35, Non-Member $40

"My Little Caticorn"

Monday, March 27th 1-3pm

Children ages 6+

Member $30, Non-Member $35

"Jelly Fish"

Monday, April 10th 1-3pm

Children ages 6+

Member $30, Non-Member $35

Men's and Co-Ed Softball for Adults 

Starts late April and runs through mid-August. Games are doubleheaders. Men's games are played Sunday mornings and Co-Ed games are played Sunday afternoons. 

Fees: $350 team registration through Broadview Hts

Teams are also required to pay $100 forfeit fee payable to cash and a $45 sanction fee payable to ISA for insurance costs. Umpire fees are paid per game and are paid on the field. 

For more information, email Glen Cassaro at

Now Hiring Recreational Umpires!

· Must attend all trainings

· Umpires will be paid $50 per game

· Games begin mid-April and will run through mid-July

· Games are scheduled weekday evenings and weekends

· Must be 14 years or older

(adults welcome!)

· Umpires 14-17 years of age will be required to obtain a workers permit

If you love sports (especially baseball), challenges, adventure, working outside, competition, schedule flexibility, and being a part of a unique and select group of people, this is the best job in the world.

We're looking for umpires of all experience and skill levels, including entry level. If you've never umpired before, we'll train you. No matter your level of experience, we have games for you.

Email name and contact information to Gary Diehl at

2023 Summer Lacrosse

Boys Middle School and High School Age *

Wednesday Nights June 7th - July 12th

At Field C “The Fields” Memorial Park in Broadview Heights

Great opportunity for improving players or those not wanting to play club lacrosse.

·      Reversible jersey included

·      No residency requirements or restrictions

·      10 v 10 with OHSAA referees (light contact league)

·      Join as an individual or as a group **

·      Registration begins February 1st and ends May 17th

·      Fees of $110 if registered by May 17. After this date, the price goes up.

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT of $99 if registered by April 17th

For additional information visit:

Or contact Rob Lozier

Athletics Specialist

* Grade is based on grade just completed. Graduating seniors are welcome. More advanced middle school or pre middle school players may request to “play up.”

** Players registering as individuals or small groups will be placed on teams needing players. Players can request to play with other players or for a specific coach. Ask about team registrations.




New Details emerging for Men’s 4 v 4 basketball league slated for a late spring start. Check back to our website for more information.

Aquatics and Swim Lessons

Youth Swim Lessons:

T/Th PM Sessions: March 7th - March 23rd

Registration in progress

T/Th PM Session: April 4th - April 20th

Registration begins March 23rd at 8pm

Sat AM Session: April 15th - May 20th

Registration begins April 1st at 1:30pm

Blue Thunder Swim Team: March 7th -23rd

  • 5-9 years old 6:30pm - 7:30pm
  • 10-14 years old 7:35 -8:35pm

For more info about any of our Aquatic classes, please click HERE

You can find our other American Red Cross Classes like First Aid/CPR/AED and Babysitter Training HERE

Contact Ursula at for more information on any of these programs or visit us at to sign up.

Pickleball Lessons

New to the game of pickleball? Want to learn the ropes in a fun, easy-going environment? Take a class! Certified pickleball instructor Rich Abston teaches classes. Classes are held indoors at the Broadview Heights Gymnasium for 1.5 hours and meet once a week for 3 weeks. 

Sundays, March 12 - March 26: 10:00am – 11:30am

Members $55, Non-Members $65


An instructional and recreational program for boys and girls in grades 1-6. Explore the fundamentals of volleyball through action-packed sessions designed to teach basic skills. Participants learn passing, setting, hitting, blocking and serving as well as basic offense, defense, positioning, and team strategy. Kneepads are recommended but not required.  


April 5th - May 10th


Grades 1-3, 5:30PM-6:30PM

Grades 4-6, 6:30PM-7:30PM

FEES: Resident $105, Non-Resident $110

Register at

Jump Start Registration

Intro to Archery

The goal of our introductory archery course is to provide students of all ages instruction on how to shoot as safely as possible; as correctly as possible according to well established professional standards; and as accurately as age, physicality and available equipment will allow. Our archery class boosts ability, confidence, respect and discipline…and they are great fun. Classes are taught by Robert Schaefer and John Pfoh. Both of whom hold USA Archery Level 1 and Level 2 Instructor certifications. Class meets once per week for 5 weeks in our Auxiliary Gym.  

The first class of the session takes place in our meeting room to review safety information. All equipment will be provided.

Classes held on Mondays based on age group. 

April 3rd - May 8th (No class on 5/1)

8-12 yrs: 5:00 - 6:00pm*

13-17yrs: 6:10 - 7:10pm* 

18 yrs+: 7:20-8:20pm*

*The first class in the session is held at 6:00pm for ALL AGES to review safety rules, equipment, correct shooting form, and more. This is a mandatory class for all students and parents of minors. 

Members $65, Non Members $75


Youth Golf Lessons

Youth Golf Lessons for kids ages 7-16 will be held at the Broadview Heights Indoor Golf Simulator. No rainouts, great learning environment! Participants will receive instruction on the basics of the golf swing, and the rules and etiquette of the game. Children should bring a water bottle and clubs if they have them. We have clubs available for those that don't have a set. Each participant will also receive a gift certificate for 4 free hours on the golf simulator included in the lesson price. This will be automatically loaded onto the household. Sessions run once per week for five weeks. 

Class maximum 6.

Weekday classes TBD: Check our website for updated info.

Saturdays: 9:00am-10:00am

April 15th - May 13th

Member $80, Non-Member $90


Indoor Youth Tennis

Learn fundamental skills emphasizing fine motor and gross motor skills along with athletic development each week. This 30-minute class is designed to foster excitement and build a foundation for the game of tennis. 

March 7th - April 4th: Tuesdays

Ages 3-6 5:00pm - 5:30pm

Ages 7-10pm 5:40 - 6:10pm

Member $50, Non-Member $60

Youth Dance Lessons

March 4th – April 8th

Intro to Jazz and Hip Hop (Ages 9-12)

Saturdays 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

An introductory class to the foundations of jazz and hip hop. This class will go over the basics of jazz and hip hop with a warm-up, across the floor, and learning a dance to be performed at the end of the session!

Members: $40, Non-Members $50

Learn more about Dance

Group Exercise Classes in Broadview Heights!

We are offering 160 classes with the purchase of a new annual membership. Please note that you DO NOT automatically receive these passes unless you have purchased a membership after September 6th. We also sell classes in packs of 5 or 15 classes. To purchase a pass, please head over to and log in. You can also start the membership form online. As always, you may reserve your spot online or just drop in. Please stop at the desk to check in and then head to your class.

You will find our current Group Exercise schedule HERE. You will also find descriptions and more info about our classes.

SilverSneakers / Renew Active Classes

Did you know that you don’t have to be a member of SilverSneakers or Renew Active to take a class? A group exercise pass is required to take these classes without a SilverSneakers or Renew Active membership. 

Register or Buy a Pass Here

Jedi Engineering Strikes Back Using LEGO® Materials: Ages 6-11 years old

Venture into the world of Minecraft in our unique LEGO® experience. Get ready to build your base, craft your tools, use your Minecart to harvest raw resources, and battle to stop the Ender Dragon from ending the world. Come explore the endless possibilities of LEGO® with a trained Play-Well instructor.

Saturdays 10:00 am - 11:00 am 

March 11th - April 29th

Fees: $125

Play-Well Registration

The Knight School Elementary Chess

Ages: 6-14 years old

This isn't your grandpa's boring old chess club, this is your official chess team and chess pizza party! We have created tons of super-fun teaching methods, including fast, action-packed chess games, puzzlers for prizes, hilarious lessons, "tactics bands" kids can collect, and much more! Whether you're brand new to chess or already a pro, there's plenty to love as we laugh and learn and play our way to becoming devastatingly good at chess!

In this kid-centered classroom environment, we teach our kids every cool trick, strategy, and tactic in chessdom and our kids soon learn to love and master chess, their classroom, sports, and their home lives as well!

Thursdays 5:30pm - 7:30pm

March 2nd - May 18th

Fees: $225

Are you ready to take your personal training to the next level? Just want to start working out and learn the basics? Prescription Fitness has you covered no matter where you are at with your fitness level. They offer one on one, private discreet training all the way to group exercise workouts. If you are ready to become the best you, head over to or call 440-552-6729. See you at the top!

FITNESS ORIENTATIONS - Free to Recreation Center Members.

Sign up for a free fitness orientation with Prescription Fitness in the fitness center or via email.

Offered to all ages. We recommend that children 13-14 years old complete the course prior to using the fitness center. Children 12 and under are NOT permitted in the fitness center. To register, contact Prescription Fitness at OR sign up at the table in the fitness center. Please email your name, phone number & requested date and time.

Bypass the Line! Click the button below to apply for a membership online and upload the required documents. You will be contacted within 5 business days to confirm your application and documents as well as discuss the next steps. If you would like to convert your old membership into a new one, request a refund first HERE.

Membership Form

Have a Birthday Party in Broadview Heights!

Looking for a fun place to host your birthday party? Rent a room or host a swim party at the Broadview Heights Community and Recreation Center.

We offer pool party packages for groups up to 50 people. Party packages include use of a room with a refrigerator, microwave and sink, and pool use when available. Party packages are booked in two hour blocks and start at $110 for a small group of up to 25 people or start at $220 for a medium group of up to 50 people.

In addition to our party packages we also offer facility rentals for parties, family gatherings, business meetings, showers and more. Small rooms seat up to 25 people and start at $25 per hour, medium rooms seat up to 50 and start at $40 per hour. Minimum of 2 hours per rental.

Please click HERE to learn more about our rooms. To book a room, click HERE or for information on availability contact Ryan at 440-717-4019 or

Batting Cage Rental

We have a batting cage installed in the Auxiliary Gym. It's 12' high x 14' wide x 70' long. An L screen is provided so that hitters can be pitched balls. Click the Online Facility Rental button below.

Cost per Hour: Member $50, Resident $60, Non-Resident $70

Online Facility Rental Form

We Are Hiring!!

Summer Service Department Workers

Assist the Service Department in landscaping, grounds keeping and related duties for City projects and Parks maintenance. Duties include general labor, cleaning, cutting grass, sweeping, raking, shoveling, planting flowers, spreading mulch, grooming baseball fields, and related tasks.

Lifeguards/Water Safety Instructors: Positions are available for evenings/weekends, and for primarily weekday/day shift. We are conducting an Open Interview and mini swim clinic for anyone interested. See the flyer below. 

Apply here 

Employees receive a FREE membership to the Recreation Center!

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