May 2022 Newsletter

Etiquette Class

Children age 8 and up will learn the following in a fun and interactive way: Setting a table from start to finish, table manners and etiquette, American style of dining, continental style of dining, proper introductions, posture, the napkin, please and thank you's, dining conversation, proper way to utilize utensils, passing the food and complimenting the chef. All students receive an Etiquette "Set Right" Placemat and Brunch. For questions contact Ryan Meyer at Max 25 students

Fee: $60 per student.

Spring Session: Saturday, May 14th 

Summer Session: Saturday, July 16th 

Location: Burntwood Tavern - 8188 Brecksville Rd. 

Time: 11am-1:00 (12:30-1:00 brunch to practice what was learned)

Register Here
istock archery.jpg
Register Here

Family Archery

In this 6-hour/ 3-week course, everyone ages 8 and up will learn to shoot the Genesis compound-type bow correctly, with accuracy improving each week. This builds a solid foundation for advancement in any form of archery. Safety is emphasized continuously. The first class will feature classroom time as well as 1 hour of shooting and is MANDATORY. This class teaches safety essentials, range protocols, equipment handling, shooting techniques, and more, supported by photos and diagrams presented in ways that both youngsters and adults will understand. The next two weekly shooting classes are held in the Auxiliary Gym archery range. All registrants must sign up with at least one adult family member. 

Tuesday's: 6:30PM-8:30PM 

5/10-5/24 (safety class in meeting room 1 and 2)

6/7-6/21 (Safety class in meeting room 2)

Fees: Members $80, Residents $90, Non Residents $100

Aquatics Classes and Swim Lessons

Lifeguard Training: Attendance to all classes in section is mandatory

Section 02: Mon, June 27- Thurs, June 30, 11am - 4pm

Lifeguard Review: May 23rd & May 24th 4:00PM-9:00PM

Babysitter Training: Ages 11-15

Section 02: Saturday, June 4 9am - 1pm

Section 03: Saturday, August 6 9am - 1pm

CPR/AED First Aid: A portion of this class is to be completed online before the class date

Section 02: Sunday, May 22 9am - 11:30am

Section 03: Tuesday, June 7 4pm - 6:30pm

Section 04: Tuesday, August 2 5:30pm - 8pm

Youth Swim Lessons: See our website for class times

Spring Weekday Session II is May 10th - May 26th. Registration is open

Summer PM Session I: Tuesday/Thursday June 7 - 23. Registration opens May 27th

Summer PM Session II: Tuesday/Thursday July 5 - 24. Registration opens July 15th

Summer Saturday Session: June 18 - July 23. Registration opens May 29th

Summer AM Session I: Monday - Wednesday June 6 - 15. Registration opens May 9th

Summer AM Session II: Tuesday/Thursday July 5 - 14. Registration open s June 30th

Summer AM Session III: Monday - Wednesday July 18 - 27. Registration opens July 15th

Blue Thunder Swim Team:

May 1 - May 26 Conditioning only

June 7 - July 28 **Swim Meet Dates TBD**

5-9 years old 6:30pm - 7:30pm

10-14 years old 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Kayak Rescue Techniques: Sunday, May 22nd 4:30- 6:30pm. 16 years and up. Bring your own equipment. Check out our flyer! 

For more info about any of our Aquatic and American Red Cross classes, please click HERE

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

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. Sessions run once per week for five weeks. Class maximum 6.

Register HERE!

Tuesday's, 4:00pm-5:00pm

May 17th - June 14th

Saturday's, 9:00am-10:00am

May 28th - June 25th

Fees: Member $80, Resident $85, Non-Resident $90

Youth Tennis Lessons

All classes will be held on the tennis courts at “The Fields” sports complex in Broadview Heights. Participation is open to students at all levels of experience. Register at

Upcoming Sessions

May 17th through June 14th

July 5th through August 2nd


Ages 7-11         6:00pm-7:00pm

Ages 12-16       7:00pm-8:00pm

Fees per session:

Member $55, Resident $60, Non-Resident $65

Mayor Alai's 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk

Thursday, July 7th at 7:00pm

This is a special event for the whole family in conjunction with the Broadview Heights Home Days. Race begins and ends at the Broadview Heights Community and Recreation Center: 9543 Broadview Road, Broadview Heights, OH 44147. Refreshments of fruit and water will be available at the finish line. Every participant will get a beverage ticket (water, soft drink or adult beverage) with race admission. First 200 registered runners/walkers get a race day t shirt.

Medal Categories: Top 3 people in each age group. Top overall female and male.

5K Run or 1 Mile Walk: $25 on or before July 6th or $30 on race day. 

Family Rate: $23/person

(Must be three or more people living at the same address)

Registration at

Batting Cage Rental

We have a brand new 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.

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

Please fill out the rental form HERE if you are interested

We Are Hiring!!

Resident Service Attendant (RSA): Looking for someone that can work weekends (Saturday 12pm-8pm and Sunday 12pm-6pm) to assist in registering patrons for memberships, scanning people in, monitoring fitness and enforcing the rules of the recreation center.  

Summer Recreation & Service Department workers: We are looking for people ages 17 years and older to 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. Pay generally starts between $12- $15 per hour for 20+ hours per week. We have a variety of hours to accommodate your availability!

Lifeguards, Concession Stand workers, Waterslide Attendants and more in Aquatics: Free training opportunities for qualified candidates. Please email Ursula if interested. 

Click here to see all job openings

Employees receive a FREE membership to the Community Center!

Group Exercise Classes in Broadview Heights!

We offer classes in packs of 5 classes or 3 month unlimited. Passes for members start at $35 for 5 pack, and $120, resident and non resident passes are offered at a higher rate. To purchase your pass, please head over to and log in. As always, you may reserve your spot online or just drop in. If you have a pass you can head straight to your class to sign in. Anyone purchasing a single class Drop In must stop at the desk to pay and then can take your receipt to the instructor.

You can print a copy of our Group Exercise schedule or find descriptions and more info about our classes on our website HERE.


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.


We offer SilverSneakers classes 5 days per week. Classes include Classic (beginner introductory class), Cardio Circuit (Intermediate Cardio), Yoga, EnerChi, BOOM Move and SilverSneakers Splash. Check out our website at to learn more! All SilverSneakers classes are listed in green on our printable Group Exercise schedule and are offered at no additional cost to Silver Sneakers and Renew Active members. Stop by our front desk to see if your plan covers these classes!

The 2022 Tee Ball for 3 & 4 year olds

The Broadview Heights Parks and Recreation department offers summer youth baseball, softball and tee ball leagues for players 3 years old to 18 (graduating high school seniors). Each summer over 1500 players participate in our leagues from May to the end of July.

Early Start 3 & 4 year old Tee Ball registration runs through May 15th. All other leagues have completed their registration in March. 

For more info, head to our website or register at to guarantee your spot today!

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.

For information on availability or to book a room, please contact the Ryan at 440-717-4019 or

Online Facility Rental Form

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!

Thursday, May 5th at 12:30PM 

Monday May 9th at 6:00PM

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.

Visit our Website
Register for Programs or Buy a Fitness Pass Here