Seasonal Activities

Something Fun for Everyone!

Seasonal activities at City of Cleveland Recreation Centers include organized sports, playground activities, performance arts, ice skating, camping, and more. Activities are designed for participants from the very young to Seniors. Detailed information is available on the tabs below.

Contact information for the individual centers can be found here, along with additional recreation center activity schedules and center amenities.

For details about the programs offered, see the Neighborhood Resource & Recreation Center Guide - Summer 2020

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Education and Career

Participants: Coed Grades 9 - 12
Description:

Prep now for the fall 2020 exams!  Master skills and strategies to improve your ACT score and enhance your college application. Select your area of concentration or attend all areas over four days.  Each session is 2 hours in length.

  • English - M; 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Math - T; 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Reading - W; 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Science - TH; 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • ALL - M, T, W, TH; 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Participants: Coed Adults 18+
Description:

Tri-C ASPIRE provides high-quality adult education to individuals who need to prepare for the GED examination or who want to learn or improve their English speaking skills.
T, TH; 12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Participants: Coed Adults 18+
Description:

Tri-C ASPIRE provides high-quality adult education to individuals who need to prepare for the GED examination or who want to learn or improve their English speaking skills.

  • M, W; 12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • T, TH; 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Participants: Coed Grades 6 - 12
Description:

Are you exploring a college education? This virtual program takes on a hybrid form of self-paced exploration, instructor led sessions and independent support. Youth complete a module independently. Live virtual sessions provide more information on the topics addressed in the modules, ensuring that youth have the opportunity to ask the instructor questions as well as engage with other youth considering the college experience. Independent support will be provided through independent check-ins.
T, TH; 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Location:
GLSC-LB-101 - Lonnie Burten - W - 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Participants: Coed Grades K-8
Description:

Participants in grades K – 8 will engage in multiple hands-on activities related to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.  Activities are designed to encourage creativity and self-efficacy while observing self-distancing and COVID-19 protocols.

Location:
MOOS-GLV-101 - Glenville - M, T, W, TH, F - 12:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Participants: Coed Grades 6-10
Description:

During this 3-week program, youth in grades 6 – 10 will engage in hands-on, on-site workshops in which they will explore their neighborhoods, identify and design physical improvements to parks and public spaces and construct these improvements as temporary or permanent installations.  Participating youth will receive design, construction, and safety training, as well as a stipend for their participation in this effort.  COVID-19 protocols will be in place for the safety of all.

Participants: Coed Grades K - 12
Description:

Youth in grades K – 12 will receive tutoring based on their individual needs as identified through learning assessments. Reach Success will also address primary personal and educational barriers, utilizing individualized learning. Focused attention will be paid to 504 plans or IEPs. These one-hour, weekly sessions will be scheduled individually with the parent/guardian of the participant as this is one to one academic support.
Individually scheduled

Participants: Coed Grades 3 - 12
Description:

This is an engaging, effective, and efficient intervention program for youth in grades 3 - 12 to help students catch up, keep up or get ahead.  The program utilizes research-based methodologies that have been proven effective in addressing the needs of students who are struggling academically.  These sessions will be individually scheduled for one hour twice a week and will address any level of reading or mathematics.
Individually scheduled

Fun and Games

Location:
ASC-GLV-101 - Glenville - M, W - 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., ASC-GLV-102 - Glenville - M, W - 3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m., ASC-MZ-101 - Michael Zone - M, W - 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., ASC-MZ-102 - Michael Zone - M, W - 3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m., ASC-EBT-101 - Earle B. Turner - T, TH - 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., ASC-EBT-102 - Earle B. Turner - T, TH - 3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m., ASC-KJ-101 - Ken Johnson - T, TH - 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., ASC-KJ-102 - Ken Johnson - T, TH - 3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Participants: Coed Grades 2-8
Description:

Youth in grades 2 – 8 will participate in soccer drills and skill development activities that observe of the COVID-19 protocols.  Youth will also build upon their writing skills in small groups.  Registration is extremely limited to allow for social distancing.  Materials will be cleaned and disinfected between uses.

Participants: Coed Grades K - 8
Description:

Youth in grades K – 8 will participate in grade level groups to learn what it means to be healthy and a leader of tomorrow while learning wrestling strategies. Youth will discuss high interest topics, participate in workouts, and compete in virtual contests.
M, F; 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Participants: Coed All ages
Description:

Participants of all ages will participate in chess instruction on ZOOM and then move to online live chess play on chesskid.com.  15 participants to a group.

  • M, W; 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • M, W; 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • T, TH; 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • T, TH; 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location:
RC-FF-101 - Fairfax - M - 1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m., RC-FF-102 - Fairfax - M - 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m., RC-FF-103 - Fairfax - M - 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., RC-ESB-101 - Estabrook - T - 1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m., RC-ESB-102 - Estabrook - T - 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m., RC-ESB-103 - Estabrook - T - 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., RC-ZG-101 - Zelma George - W - 1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m., RC-ZG-102 - Zelma George - W - 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m., RC-ZG-103 - Zelma George - W - 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., RC-CDL-101 - Cudell - TH 1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m., RC-CDL-102 - Cudell - TH - 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m., RC-CDL-103 - Cudell - TH - 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Participants: Coed Ages 8+
Description:

Recess coordinators will lead youth ages 8+ in a series of games that observe social distancing guidelines.  Youth will play bubble soccer, giant soccer, Captain Cleveland, and other games while observing COVID-19 protocols.

Life Enhancement

Location:
GLV-CT-101 - Glenville - T - 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., CLK-CT-102 - Clark - TH - 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Participants: Coed Age 18+
Description:

Get into shape by participating in one of the most efficient, beneficial forms of exercise, powered by Fit Circuit.  Adult participants, age 18+, will be instructed through exercise stations while practicing social distancing and following COVID-19 protocols.

Participants: Coed Adults 18+
Description:

Participants will read novels that have been identified as classics and discuss them during a 45 minute instructor led Zoom chat.
TH; 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Performing and Fine Arts

Location:
BD-CWD-101 - Collinwood - W - 3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Participants: Coed Ages 8-18
Description:

Bucket Drumming participants ages 8 - 18 will learn fundamental techniques and comprehensive rhythms through call and response training.

Participants: Coed Grades 6 - 12
Description:

CAL Recording Arts Teaching Artist Refresh Collective will engage youth in grades 6 – 12 in deep learning using hip-hop style song writing, recording and performance. Participants will work individually and collaboratively to compose hip-hop beats, write lyrics about community health issues and turn their stories into an 8-measure rap verse.

M,W; 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Location:
CPH-CWD-101 - Collinwood - W - 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., CPH-ESB-102 - Estabrook - TH - 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Participants: Coed K-8
Description:

Youth in grades K – 8 will participate in a theater education program which draws on lessons from social-emotional learning theories, trauma-informed care, and evidence-based literacy.  Leaning activities will take place through theater integrated lessons and self-curated learning labs.

Location:
CAIL-CWD-101 - Collinwood - T, TH - 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Participants: Coed Grades K-12
Description:

Working with CAL Visual Teaching Artist Shelly Svonavec, participants will engage in mixed media visual arts projects focused around social-emotional learning and arts integration. Shelly is a local artist and educator with numerous years of experience working with youth in Grades K-12.

Location:
CC-Clark-101 - Clark - M, W - 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Participants: Coed
Description:

Creative expression thrives as participants write and illustrate their own comics and create mini magazines.  A culminating event will showcase and celebrate participant’s work.

Participants: Coed Adults 18+
Description:

Stay active and fit, work on strength and flexibility, boost your energy and reduce stress with this 5 week program for adults (ages 18+) that meets twice a week for one hour. Classes meet virtually and will culminate with participants learning a routine from their instructor. We may be practicing social distancing, but we can still dance from a disDANCE!
T, TH; 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Location:
BOT-CWD-101 - Collinwood - F - 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Participants: Girls Ages 13-19
Description:

Girls ages 13 – 19 will participate in cross-genre professional dance training and HBCU Style Dance.

Participants: Coed Ages 10 - 18
Description:

Learn a routine that blends popular styles of hip-hop and jazz dance in this 5 week program for students ages 10 – 18 that meets twice a week for one hour. Classes meet virtually, so stay active, have fun, and social disDANCE with us!
T, TH; 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Participants: Coed Grades 3 - 5
Description:

CAL Teaching Artist Krisi Little will lead youth in grades 3 - 5 in engaging dance classes that combine movements from various techniques, including hip-hop, with choreography basics so students can create their own routine. Kristi Little is a critically acclaimed actress, choreographer, and model who has taught dance and music for many years.
T, TH; 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Participants: Coed Grades 7 - 12
Description:

Inspired by the Harlem Renaissance, youth in grades 7 – 12 will participate in a variety of art forms (drama, dance, vocal, short films and costume design) as they explore current societal issues through the arts. The program culminates with participants able to create a short piece to reflect their ideas.
M,T, W, TH, F; 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Participants: Coed Ages 7-12
Description:

Girls ages 7-12 will learn a variety of dance genres – jazz, ballet, hip-hop and HBCU Dance – and exhibit their talents and inspire others through dance.
W, S; 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m./2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Participants: Coed Grades 6 - 12
Description:

Youth in grades 6 – 12 will explore their identity, learning about themselves in relationship to their family and community and create poetry that will be performed in Spoken Word presentations.
T; 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Participants: Coed Ages 8+
Description:

This high-energy dance class will teach participants a mix of Hip-Hop, Modern, African and Social dance forms aught by experienced instructors from the Rainey Institute of Greater Cleveland
M, W; 1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Participants: Coed Ages 7+
Description:

This visual arts program provides young artists hands-on experiences in making both two and three dimensional projects of arts and crafts. Art supplies needed in class will be provided in advance and packed in a bag for each participant.
TH; 1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Participants: Coed Grades 6 - 12
Description:

This discussion based program will use hip hop as a foundation for spoken word. Youth in grades 6 - 12 will work with CAL Teaching Artist Siaara Freeman to identify and create the figurative language their favorite rappers and song writers use. Youth will participate in prompt based writing workshops which can be used to create poems, raps, songs and so much more!

W, F; 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Participants: Coed Grades 6 - 10
Description:

The RAT Academy is designed to introduce youth to sound recording, music and the entertainment industry. Topics will include:

  • Recording elements
  • Electronic communication
  • Basic music skills
  • Voice over talent
  • Poetry
  • Scripts
  • Interview skills

T, F; 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Participants: Coed Grades K - 12
Description:

Youth in grades K – 12 will study and learn ballet in a virtual setting. Classes will include ballet instruction, rehearsals and wellness workshops for healthy habits. The program includes an exploration of the connection between classic literature and ballet.
F; 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Education and Career

Location:
Earle B. Turner - T, TH - 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. (10/14 - 11/15), Glenville - M, T - 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. (9/9 - 10/11)
Participants: Coed Youth in grades 10 - 12
Description:

Youth will engage in intensive ACT/SAT test prep tutoring to better prepare them to meet the demands of college entrance and Ohio graduation requirements.

Location:
Fairfax - M, W - 3:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Fairfax - T, TH - 3:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Participants: Coed Youth in grades 1 - 10
Description:

This exciting program provides out-of- school time programs for 1st- 12th grade youth including academic assistance, sports and recreation, field trips, guest speakers, STEM focused hands-on activities and classes that broaden students’ individual interests. Participants are grouped into two sections: Grades 1-4 and Grades 5-10.

Location:
Clark - T, TH - 12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Participants: Coed Adults
Description:

Tri-C Aspire provides high-quality free adult education to individuals who need:

  • Adult skills refresher courses
  • High School Equivalency (GED®) preparations courses
  • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
  • Digital and financial literacy skills
Location:
Stella Walsh - T, TH - 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Clark - M, W - 12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Participants: Coed Adults
Description:

Tri-C Aspire provides high-quality free adult education to individuals who need:

  • Adult skills refresher courses
  • High School Equivalency (GED®) preparations courses
  • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
  • Digital and financial literacy skills
Location:
Earle B. Turner - T, TH - 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. (10/14 - 11/15), Glenville - M, T - 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. (9/9 - 10/11)
Participants: Coed Youth in grades 10 - 12
Description:

Assistance understanding and completing the college and CTE application process. Financial aid guidance including assistance completing FAFSA forms and financial literacy. College and Career exploration activities including college tours and post-secondary career technical education (CTE) enrollment assistance.

Location:
Glenville - W, TH - 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Participants: Coed Ages 13 - 17
Description:

Interested in learning how to start a business? From ideation to implementation, participants ages 13-17 go through the process of creating a product and promoting their concept during Young Entrepreneur Pop Up Shop!

Location:
Estabrook - Oct 21-24 (M-TH) 6:30-7:30pm; Oct 26 TBD
Participants: Coed Youth in grades K - 8
Description:

K-8 participants will engage in multiple hands-on activities related to Science Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Participants will participate in activities designed to encourage creativity and self-efficacy. Program includes a Saturday visit to the museum with their families.
This program will be held the week of October 21, M – TH 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.  The Saturday session is a trip to the Great Lakes Science Center (time TBD).

Location:
Michael Zone - F - 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Participants: Coed Youth in grades 5 - 8
Description:

This program will introduce youth in grades 5 – 8 to engineering concepts focused on math, science and literacy through project based learning activities. Youth will form teams that will compete with the projects they have completed.

Location:
M, T, W, TH, F - 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. (9/16 - 9/27 or 10/28 - 11/8) at Stella Walsh, M, T, W, TH, F - 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. (10/7 - 10/18 or 10/28 - 11/8) at Michael Zone
Participants: Coed 16 to 24
Description:

Youth and young adults, ages 16 to 24, will be afforded job and career readiness training, assistance with job placement and coaching support. The program will also include job retention and career advancement coaching services with possible opportunities for work experience and technical training. Job readiness workshops will be two weeks in length and require registration.

Anyone over the age of 16 who is in need of employment and/or job training will have access to OMJ|CC staff two days per week. Staff will be available from 11:30 – 7:30 for drop-in individual job counseling and matching on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Location:
Thurgood Marshall - W - 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Participants: Coed Youth in grades 6 - 8
Description:

Youth will analyze how living things are best adapted to survive within particular ecosystems. Through hands-on experiments, participants in grades 6 – 8 will investigate the different ways that humans produce power, and compare and contrast renewable and nonrenewable resources. Participants will visit the museum week 5 and week 10.

Location:
Youth in grades K - 2: Gunning - TH - 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Youth in grades 3 - 5: Gunning - TH - 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Youth in grades 6 - 8: Gunning - T - 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Youth in grades 9 - 12: Gunning - T - 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Participants: Coed Youth in grades K - 12
Description:

Youth will receive tutoring based on their individual needs for current homework and any testing challenges. Reach Success will administer learning assessments and address primary personal and educational barriers. Students will engage one with their personal success coach, utilizing individualized learning. Focused attention will be paid to 504 plans or IEP’s. Participants are scheduled by grade levels: K-2, 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12.

Location:
Lonnie Burten - M, W - 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Participants: Coed Youth in grades 4 - 8
Description:

This is an engaging, effective and efficient reading and mathematics intervention program to help students in grades 4 - 8 catch up, keep up, and get ahead. The program utilizes research-based methodologies that have been proven effective in addressing the needs of students who are struggling academically, including an instructional approach that combines small groups, differentiated instruction, cooperative learning, a student motivation system and parent involvement.

Location:
Collinwood - M, W - 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Participants: Coed Youth in grades 6 - 12
Description:

Algebra Edge is a mathematics mastery program helps youth in grades 6 – 12 build the critical skills needed for higher level math. The program utilizes gamification and brain-boosting activities to help students solve math problems in engaging ways.

Location:
Zelma George - TH - 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Participants: Coed Youth in grades 6 - 8
Description:

This technopreneur training program will engage middle school students (grades 6 – 8) in technology workshops that include coding and photography. Youth are presented with business management and entrepreneurship training and develop team projects.

Fun and Games

Location:
Hamilton - M, W - 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Stella Walsh - M, W - 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Cory - T, TH - 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Cudell - T, TH - 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Participants: Coed Ages 5+
Description:

Learn the game of chess while enhancing your critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Youth ages 5 and above will thrive as they become independent thinkers and strategists.

Life Enhancement

Location:
Collinwood - TH, S - Thursday 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Saturday 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Participants: Coed Ages 11 - 18
Description:

The Café provides tutoring, cultural experiences and opportunities for personal growth through mentoring, asset building and health and wellness programming for youth ages 11 - 18.

Location:
Glenville - T - 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Clark - TH - 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Participants: Coed Adults
Description:

Get in shape by participating in one of the most efficient beneficial forms of exercise, powered by Fit Circuit. Adult participants will be instructed through 8-10 different exercise stations which will work various muscle groups, completing 4 circuits in each training session.

Location:
Collinwood - W - 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Participants: Coed Senior Citizens
Description:

Older adults (60+) who would like to reduce social isolation and better understand the growing tech and digital device world are encouraged to enroll in this exciting class. Adults will learn to connect with an array of content that includes health related topics, education, cultural experiences, exercise, music and games.

Location:
Ken Johnson - W - 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Halloran - M - 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Participants: Coed Youth in grades 6 - 12
Description:

This introductory program will provide youth in grades 6 – 12 basic instruction in photography. Participants will learn basic camera operation, lighting, special techniques and image editing on Photoshop.

Location:
Zelma George - T - 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Participants: Coed Ages 8 - 17
Description:

Grief and toxic stress group counseling support will be offered to youth who have experienced stresses, traumas and losses in their lives that are having a negative impact on their overall well-being. Youth ages 8 – 17 are encouraged to participate in two groups: 8 – 12 and 13 – 17.

Location:
Lonnie Burten - F - 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Participants: Coed Adults
Description:

Are you ready to reclaim your health and kick the smoking habit? This evidence based program will utilize video and audio aids to help participants in their quest to quit smoking.

Location:
Clark - T, TH - 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Participants: Coed Youth in grades K - 3
Description:

Is your K-3 child struggling with reading? This tutoring program provides intensive tutoring using a fun, comprehensive and highly effective curriculum that uses cards, colors, patterns, memory and association to teach reading and writing.

Location:
Gunning - W - 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Participants: Coed Youth 10 - 18
Description:

Trauma-Sensitive Yoga support emotional regulation, stabilization and skill building for adults dealing with trauma. This type of yoga emphasizes present-state awareness and the opportunity to make choices that support make choices that support well-being.

Performing and Fine Arts

Location:
Ages 8 - 11: Fairfax - T - 4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m., Ages 12 - 18: Fairfax - F - 4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m., Ages 8 - 11: Cudell Fine Arts - M - 4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m., Ages 12 - 18: Cudell Fine Arts - TH - 4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Participants: Coed Ages 8 - 18
Description:

Bucket Drumming participants will learn fundamental techniques and comprehensive rhythms through call and response training. The program will culminate in a performance for friends, family and the Neighborhood Resource & Recreation Center community. Participants will be scheduled in two groups: ages 8 – 11 and 12-18.

Location:
Collinwood - W - 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Estabrook - T - 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Participants: Coed Youth in grades K - 8
Description:

Youth in grades K – 8 will participate in a theater education program which draws on lessons from social emotional learning theories, trauma-informed care and evidence-based literacy. Learning activities will take place through theater integrated lessons and self-curated learning labs.

Location:
Earle B. Turner - W - 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Stella Walsh - T - 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Fairfax - M - 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Thurgood Marshall - TH - 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Participants: Coed Youth in grades K - 12
Description:

EBT and Thurgood Marshall: Multi-media Arts Workshop - each week we will be exploring a different art material, ceramics, paintings, upcycling, stenciling, t-shirt design, and jewelry making are some of the projects scheduled for this workshop!

Stella Walsh: Spoken Word Workshop – Let’s Get Animated: This course is suitable for all ages and will focus on the power of self-expression through writing and performance with a concentration on animation, students will get to study and discuss their favorite cartoon or comic characters while learning poetic forms and creating a spoken word piece of their own!

Fairfax: Theatre Workshop- Through improvised theatre games, techniques and exercises, youth will learn to create their own theatre pieces and bring their own unique voice to playwrights and poets of the past. These workshops are designed for grades 4th-8th graders.

Location:
Youth in grades 3 - 5: Clark - M, W - 5:00 - 6:00, Youth in grades 6 - 8: Michael Zone - M, W - 3:30 - 4:30, Youth in grades 3 - 5: Sterling - M, W - 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Youth in grades 6 - 8: Sterling - M, W - 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Participants: Coed Youth in grades 3 - 8
Description:

Creative expression activities encourage youth to explore a range of literary arts. Participants will experience writing poetry, plays, comics, 'Zines and puppet shows. A culminating event will showcase and celebrate their work. Participants are grouped into two sections: grades 3 – 5 and grades 6 – 8.

Location:
Clark - M - 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Participants: Coed All Ages
Description:

These workshops celebrate the cultural diversity of Cleveland through the visual arts. The first 5 weeks, participants will learn about the Mexican Day of the Dead tradition and create unique costumes or life-size puppets. The next two weeks will be devoted to decorating sugar skulls with intricate patterns with icing. During the final three weeks of the fall session, participants will learn about Dwali, one of the most popular festivals of Hinduism, and create clay lanterns that symbolize the spiritual victory of light over darkness, good over evil and knowledge over ignorance.

Location:
Ages 8 - 11: Hamilton - M - 4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m., Ages 12 - 18: Hamilton - W - 4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m., Ages 8 - 11: Michael Zone - T - 4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m., Ages 12 - 18: Michael Zone - TH - 4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Participants: Coed Ages 8 - 18
Description:

This high-energy dance class will teach participants a mix of Hip-Hop, Modern, Social and African dance forms. The program will culminate in a performance for friends, family and the NR&EC community family. Dancers are grouped into two sections: Ages 8 – 11 and 12-18.

Location:
John F. Kennedy - TH - 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Fairfax - T - 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Central - W - 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Cudell - F - 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Participants: Coed Ages 5 - 15
Description:

Fierce, fun & energized, this class blends jazz dance and various popular dance styles! This all-levels and all-abilities class for youth ages 5-15 meets once per week for one hour. Dancing Wheels is equipped to support youth with cognitive and physical disabilities.

Location:
Estabrook - M, T, W, TH, F - 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Participants: Coed Ages 8 - 11
Description:

Youth ages 8 – 11 with a serious interest in learning to play the violin will participate in an intensive series of violin lessons. Daily lessons will prepare them for the variety of public performances they will experience. Violins are provided for in-class use.

Location:
Lonnie Burten - T - 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Participants: Coed Youth in grades 3 - 7
Description:

The modern performance duo IN2ATIVE will be joined by a hip-hop dancer who, together, will engage participants in innovative performance design techniques through a mixture of musical genres and styles. Participants will work in two groups (grades 3 – 5 and grades 6-7) to create their own poetry and art to accompany a musical selection that incorporates hip-hop dance into their performance.

Location:
Lonnie Burten - TH - 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Collinwood - F - 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Clark - T - 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Cudell Fine Arts - W - 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Participants: Coed Youth in grades K - 12
Description:

Youth in grades K – 12 will study and learn ballet. Classes will include ballet instruction, rehearsals and wellness workshops for healthy habits. The program also includes an exploration of the connection between classic literature and ballet.

Play Ball

Location:
Earle B. Turner - T, TH - 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. (Jan 20 - Feb 20), Glenville - M, T - 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. (Dec 2 - Jan 14)
Participants: Coed Youth in grades 10 - 12
Description:

Youth will engage in intensive ACT/SAT test prep tutoring to better prepare them to meet the demands of college entrance and Ohio graduation requirements.

Location:
Fairfax - M, T, W, TH - 3:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Participants: Coed Youth in grades 1 - 10
Description:

This exciting program provides out-of-school time activities for 1st-12th grade youth including: academic assistance, sports and recreation, field trips, guest speakers, STEM focused hands-on activities and classes that broaden students’ individual interests. Participants are grouped according to grades: Grades 1-4 and Grades 5-10.

Location:
Clark - T, TH - 12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Participants: Coed Adults
Description:

Tri-C Aspire provides high-quality free adult education to individuals who need:

  • Adult skills refresher courses
  • High School Equivalency (GED®) preparations courses
  • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
  • Digital and financial literacy skills
Location:
Stella Walsh - T, TH - 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Clark - M, W - 12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Participants: Coed Adults
Description:

Tri-C Aspire provides high-quality free adult education to individuals who need:

  • Adult skills refresher courses
  • High School Equivalency (GED®) preparations courses
  • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
  • Digital and financial literacy skills
Location:
Earle B. Turner - T, TH - 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. (Jan 20 - Feb 20), Glenville - M, T - 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. (Dec 2 - Jan 14)
Participants: Coed Youth in grades 10 - 12
Description:

Assistance understanding and completing the college and CTE application process. Financial aid guidance including assistance completing FAFSA forms and financial literacy. College and Career exploration activities including college tours and post-secondary career technical education (CTE) enrollment assistance.

Location:
Glenville - W, TH - 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Participants: Coed Ages 13 - 17
Description:

Interested in learning how to start a business? From ideation to implementation, participants ages 13-17 go through the process of creating a product and promoting their concept during Young Entrepreneur Pop Up Shop!

Location:
Estabrook - Oct 21-24 (M-TH) 6:30-7:30pm; Oct 26 TBD
Participants: Coed Youth in grades K - 8
Description:

K-8 participants will engage in multiple hands-on activities related to Science Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Participants will participate in activities designed to encourage creativity and self-efficacy. Program includes a Saturday visit to the museum with their families.
This program will be held the week of October 21, M – TH 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.  The Saturday session is a trip to the Great Lakes Science Center (time TBD).

Location:
Michael Zone - F - 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Participants: Coed Youth in grades 5 - 8
Description:

This program will introduce youth in grades 5 – 8 to engineering concepts focused on math, science and literacy through project based learning activities. Youth will form teams that will compete with the projects they have completed.

Location:
M, T, W, TH, F - 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. at Stella Walsh, M, T, W, TH, F - 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. at Michael Zone
Participants: Coed 16+
Description:

Youth and young adults, ages 16 to 24, will be afforded job and career readiness training, assistance with job placement and coaching support. The program will also include job retention and career advancement coaching services with possible opportunities for work experience and technical training. Job readiness workshops will be two weeks in length and require registration.

Anyone over the age of 16 who is in need of employment and/or job training will have access to OMJ|CC staff two days per week. Staff will be available from 11:30 – 7:30 for drop-in individual job counseling and matching on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Location:
Thurgood Marshall - W - 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Participants: Coed Youth in grades 6 - 8
Description:

Youth will analyze how living things are best adapted to survive within particular ecosystems. Through hands-on experiments, participants in grades 6 – 8 will investigate the different ways that humans produce power, and compare and contrast renewable and nonrenewable resources. Participants will visit the museum week 5 and week 10.

Location:
Gunning - TH - 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Gunning - TH - 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Gunning - T - 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Gunning - T - 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Participants: Coed Youth in grades K - 12
Description:

Youth will receive tutoring based on their individual needs for current homework and any testing challenges. Reach Success will administer learning assessments and address primary personal and educational barriers. Students will engage with their personal success coach, utilizing individualized learning. Focused attention will be paid to 504 plans or IEP’s.

Location:
Lonnie Burten - T, TH - 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Participants: Coed Youth in grades 3 - 5
Description:

This is an engaging, effective and efficient reading intervention program to help students in grades 3 - 5 catch up, keep up, and get ahead. The program utilizes research-based methodologies that have been proven effective in addressing the needs of students who are struggling academically, including an instructional approach that combines small groups, differentiated instruction, cooperative learning, a student motivation system and parent involvement.

Location:
Hamilton - T, TH - 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Stella Walsh - M, W - 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Cory - T, TH - 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Clark - T, TH - 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Participants: Coed Ages 5+
Description:

Learn the game of chess while enhancing your critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Youth ages 5 and above will thrive as they become independent thinkers and strategists.

Location:
Collinwood - TH 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.; SAT 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Participants: Coed Ages 11 - 18
Description:

The Café provides tutoring, cultural experiences and opportunities for personal growth through mentoring, asset building and health and wellness programming for youth ages 11 - 18.

Location:
Lonnie Burten, F 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Participants: Coed 18+
Description:

This program focuses on helping people with chronic diseases and conditions to access supports to manage their illness or condition, resulting in limited impact on their overall functioning.

Location:
Glenville - T - 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Clark - TH - 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Participants: Coed Adults
Description:

Get in shape by participating in one of the most efficient beneficial forms of exercise, powered by Fit Circuit. Adult participants will be instructed through 8-10 different exercise stations which will work various muscle groups, completing 4 circuits in each training session.

Location:
Collinwood - W - 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Participants: Coed Senior Citizens
Description:

Older adults (60+) who would like to reduce social isolation and better understand the growing tech and digital device world are encouraged to enroll in this exciting class. Adults will learn to connect with an array of content that includes health related topics, education, cultural experiences, exercise, music and games.

Location:
Fairfax - F - 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Halloran - T - 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Participants: Coed Youth in grades 6 - 12
Description:

This introductory program will provide youth in grades 6 – 12 basic instruction in photography. Participants will learn basic camera operation, lighting, special techniques and image editing on Photoshop.

Location:
Zelma George - T - 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Participants: Coed Ages 8 - 17
Description:

Grief and toxic stress group counseling support will be offered to youth who have experienced stresses, traumas and losses in their lives that are having a negative impact on their overall well-being. Youth ages 8 – 17 are encouraged to participate in two groups: 8 – 12 and 13 – 17.

Location:
Clark - T, TH - 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Participants: Coed Youth in grades K - 3
Description:

Is your K-3 child struggling with reading? This tutoring program provides intensive tutoring using a fun, comprehensive and highly effective curriculum that uses cards, colors, patterns, memory and association to teach reading and writing.

Location:
Ages 8 - 11: Fairfax - T - 4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m., Ages 12 - 18: Fairfax - F - 4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m., Ages 8 - 11: Cory - M - 4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m., Ages 12 - 18: Collinwood - TH - 5:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.
Participants: Coed Ages 8 - 18
Description:

Bucket Drumming participants will learn fundamental techniques and comprehensive rhythms through call and response training. The program will culminate in a performance for friends, family and the Neighborhood Resource & Recreation Center community. Participants will be scheduled in two groups: ages 8 – 11 and 12-18.

Location:
Earle B. Turner - W - 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Stella Walsh - T - 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Fairfax - M - 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Thurgood Marshall - TH - 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Participants: Coed Youth in grades K - 12
Description:

EBT and Thurgood Marshall: Multi-media Arts Workshop - each week we will be exploring a different art material, ceramics, paintings, upcycling, stenciling, t-shirt design, and jewelry making are some of the projects scheduled for this workshop!

Stella Walsh: Spoken Word Workshop – Let’s Get Animated: This course is suitable for all ages and will focus on the power of self-expression through writing and performance with a concentration on animation, students will get to study and discuss their favorite cartoon or comic characters while learning poetic forms and creating a spoken word piece of their own!

Fairfax: Theatre Workshop- Through improvised theatre games, techniques and exercises, youth will learn to create their own theatre pieces and bring their own unique voice to playwrights and poets of the past. These workshops are designed for grades 4th-8th graders.

Location:
Youth in grades 3 - 5: Clark - M, W - 5:00 - 6:00, Youth in grades 6 - 8: Michael Zone - T, TH - 5:00 - 6:00, Youth in grades 3 - 8: Sterling - M, W - 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Participants: Coed Youth in grades 3 - 8
Description:

Activities encouraging creative expression allow youth to explore a range of literary arts. Participants will write poetry, plays, comics, ‘Zines and puppet shows. A culminating event will showcase and celebrate their work. Participants are grouped in two sections: grades 3-5 and grades 6-8.

Location:
Clark - F - 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Central - F - 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Participants: Coed All Ages
Description:

These workshops celebrate the cultural diversity of Cleveland through the visual arts. The first 5 weeks, participants will learn about the Mexican Day of the Dead tradition and create unique costumes or life-size puppets. The next two weeks will be devoted to decorating sugar skulls with intricate patterns with icing. During the final three weeks of the fall session, participants will learn about Dwali, one of the most popular festivals of Hinduism, and create clay lanterns that symbolize the spiritual victory of light over darkness, good over evil and knowledge over ignorance.

Location:
Ages 8 - 11: Hamilton - M - 4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m., Ages 12 - 18: Hamilton - W - 4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m., Ages 8 - 11: Michael Zone - T - 4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m., Ages 12 - 18: Michael Zone - TH - 4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Participants: Coed Ages 8 - 18
Description:

This high-energy dance class will teach participants a mix of Hip-Hop, Modern, Social and African dance forms. The program will culminate in a performance for friends, family and the NR&EC community family. Dancers are grouped into two sections: Ages 8 – 11 and 12-18.

Location:
John F. Kennedy - TH - 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Estabrook - TH - 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Cudell - F - 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Participants: Coed Ages 5 - 15
Description:

Fierce, fun & energized, this class blends jazz dance and various popular dance styles! This all-levels and all-abilities class for youth ages 5-15 meets once per week for one hour. Dancing Wheels is equipped to support youth with cognitive and physical disabilities.

Location:
Estabrook - M & W 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. (Beginners); T & TH 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. (Advanced); F - 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. (Adults)
Participants: Coed Ages 8 - Adult
Description:

Youth, ages 8 – 11, with a serious interest in learning to play the violin can register for beginning classes or advanced level classes.  Adults who are interested in learning violin can register for the Friday sessions.  Violins are provided for in class use.

Location:
Lonnie Burten - T - 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Participants: Coed Youth in grades 3 - 7
Description:

The modern performance duo IN2ATIVE will be joined by a hip-hop dancer who, together, will engage participants in innovative performance design techniques through a mixture of musical genres and styles. Participants will work in two groups (grades 3 – 5 and grades 6-7) to create their own poetry and art to accompany a musical selection that incorporates hip-hop dance into their performance.

Location:
Cudell - W - 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.; S - 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Participants: Coed Grades 6-8
Description:

Lessons will be provided to students in grades 6-8. Instruments will be provided. Youth who attend 95% of the sessions held during a seasonal session will be able to keep their instruments.

Location:
Lonnie Burten - TH - 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Collinwood - M - 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Estabrook - T - 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Gunning - W - 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Participants: Coed Youth in grades K - 12
Description:

Youth in grades K – 12 will study and learn ballet. Classes will include ballet instruction, rehearsals and wellness workshops for healthy habits. The program also includes an exploration of the connection between classic literature and ballet.

Location:
Glenville - F - 4:00-5:30 pm.; S - 2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Participants: Coed Grades 6 - 8
Description:

Lessons with Gary Adams will be provided to students in grades 6-8. Instruments will be provided. Youth who attend 95% of the sessions held during a seasonal session will be able to keep their instruments.

Education and Career

Location:
Earle B. Turner - T, TH - 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Central - M, T - 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. (9/9 - 10/11)
Participants: Coed Youth in grades 10 - 12
Description:

Youth will engage in intensive ACT/SAT test prep tutoring to better prepare them to meet the demands of college entrance and Ohio graduation requirements.

Location:
Fairfax - M, T, W, TH - 3:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Participants: Coed Youth in grades K - 10
Description:

This exciting program provides out-of-school time activities for 1st-12th grade youth including: academic assistance, sports and recreation, field trips, guest speakers, STEM focused hands-on activities and classes that broaden students’ individual interests. Participants are grouped according to grades: Grades 1-4 and Grades 5-10.

Location:
Clark - T, TH - 12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Participants: Coed Adults
Description:

Tri-C Aspire provides high-quality free adult education to individuals who need:

  • Adult skills refresher courses
  • High School Equivalency (GED®) preparations courses
  • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
  • Digital and financial literacy skills
Location:
Stella Walsh - T, TH - 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Clark - M, W - 12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Participants: Coed Adults
Description:

Tri-C Aspire provides high-quality free adult education to individuals who need:

  • Adult skills refresher courses
  • High School Equivalency (GED®) preparations courses
  • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
  • Digital and financial literacy skills
Location:
Central - M,W - 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Earle B. Turner - T, TH - 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Participants: Coed Youth in grades 10 - 12
Description:

Assistance understanding and completing the college and CTE application process. Financial aid guidance including assistance completing FAFSA forms and financial literacy. College and Career exploration activities including college tours and post-secondary career technical education (CTE) enrollment assistance.

Location:
Central - T - 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Glenville - TH - 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Participants: Coed Ages 13 - 17
Description:

Interested in learning how to start a business? From ideation to implementation, participants ages 13-17 go through the process of creating a product and promoting their concept during Young Entrepreneur Pop Up Shop!

Location:
Earle B. Turner - Week of 3/9/2020 - M-TH 5:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.
Participants: Coed Youth in grades K - 8
Description:

K-8 participants will engage in multiple hands-on activities related to Science Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Participants will participate in activities designed to encourage creativity and self-efficacy. Program includes a Saturday visit to the museum with their families.
This program will be held the week of October 21, M – TH 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.  The Saturday session is a trip to the Great Lakes Science Center (time TBD).

Location:
Michael Zone - M - F - 3/23/2020 - 4/03/2020 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., Michael Zone - M - F - 4/13/2020 - 4/24/2020 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., Michael Zone - M - F - 5/04/2020 - 5/15/2020 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., Earle B. Turner - M - F - 3/23/2020 - 4/03/2020 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Earle B. Turner - M - F - 4/13/2020 - 4/24/2020 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Earle B. Turner - M - F - 5/04/2020 - 5/15/2020 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Participants: Coed 16+
Description:

Youth and young adults, ages 16 to 24, will be afforded job and career readiness training, assistance with job placement and coaching support. The program will also include job retention and career advancement coaching services with possible opportunities for work experience and technical training. Job readiness workshops will be two weeks in length and require registration.

Anyone over the age of 16 who is in need of employment and/or job training will have access to OMJ|CC staff two days per week. Staff will be available from 11:30 – 7:30 for drop-in individual job counseling and matching on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Location:
Gunning - TH - 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Gunning - TH - 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Gunning - T - 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Gunning - T - 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Participants: Coed Youth in grades K - 12
Description:

Youth will receive tutoring based on their individual needs for current homework and any testing challenges. Reach Success will administer learning assessments and address primary personal and educational barriers. Students will engage with their personal success coach, utilizing individualized learning. Focused attention will be paid to 504 plans or IEP’s.

Location:
Lonnie Burten - T, TH - 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Participants: Coed Youth in grades 4 - 8
Description:

This is an engaging, effective and efficient reading intervention program to help students in grades 3 - 5 catch up, keep up, and get ahead. The program utilizes research-based methodologies that have been proven effective in addressing the needs of students who are struggling academically, including an instructional approach that combines small groups, differentiated instruction, cooperative learning, a student motivation system and parent involvement.

Life Enhancement

Location:
Collinwood - T, TH 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Participants: Coed Ages 11 - 18
Description:

The Café provides tutoring, cultural experiences and opportunities for personal growth through mentoring, asset building and health and wellness programming for youth ages 11 - 18.

Location:
Glenville - T - 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Participants: Coed Youth in grades K - 3
Description:

Description coming soon

Location:
Glenville - T - 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Clark - TH - 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Participants: Coed Adults
Description:

Get in shape by participating in one of the most efficient beneficial forms of exercise, powered by Fit Circuit. Adult participants will be instructed through 8-10 different exercise stations which will work various muscle groups, completing 4 circuits in each training session.

Location:
Zelma George - T - 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Participants: Coed Ages 8 - 17
Description:

Grief and toxic stress group counseling support will be offered to youth who have experienced stresses, traumas and losses in their lives that are having a negative impact on their overall well-being. Youth ages 8 – 17 are encouraged to participate in two groups: 8 – 12 and 13 – 17.

Performing and Fine Arts

Location:
Ages 8 - 18: Cory - M - 5:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m., Ages 8 - 18: John F. Kennedy - M, W - 5:15 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Ages 12 - 18: Collinwood - TH - 5:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.
Participants: Coed Ages 8 - 18
Description:

Bucket Drumming participants will learn fundamental techniques and comprehensive rhythms through call and response training. The program will culminate in a performance for friends, family and the Neighborhood Resource & Recreation Center community. Participants will be scheduled in two groups: ages 8 – 11 and 12-18.

Location:
Grades 3-8: Clark - M, W - 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Grades 3- 8 : Cudell Fine Arts - T,TH - 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Participants: Coed Youth in grades 3 - 8
Description:

Activities encouraging creative expression allow youth to explore a range of literary arts. Participants will write poetry, plays, comics, ‘Zines and puppet shows. A culminating event will showcase and celebrate their work. Participants are grouped in two sections: grades 3-5 and grades 6-8.

Location:
Clark - F - 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Participants: Coed All Ages
Description:

These workshops celebrate the cultural diversity of Cleveland through the visual arts. The first 5 weeks, participants will learn about the Mexican Day of the Dead tradition and create unique costumes or life-size puppets. The next two weeks will be devoted to decorating sugar skulls with intricate patterns with icing. During the final three weeks of the fall session, participants will learn about Dwali, one of the most popular festivals of Hinduism, and create clay lanterns that symbolize the spiritual victory of light over darkness, good over evil and knowledge over ignorance.

Location:
Hamilton - M, W - 5:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m., Michael Zone - T, TH - 4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Participants: Coed Ages 8 - 18
Description:

This high-energy dance class will teach participants a mix of Hip-Hop, Modern, Social and African dance forms. The program will culminate in a performance for friends, family and the NR&EC community family. Dancers are grouped into two sections: Ages 8 – 11 and 12-18.

Location:
Lonnie Burten - T - 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Participants: Coed Youth in grades 3 - 7
Description:

The modern performance duo IN2ATIVE will be joined by a hip-hop dancer who, together, will engage participants in innovative performance design techniques through a mixture of musical genres and styles. Participants will work in two groups (grades 3 – 5 and grades 6-7) to create their own poetry and art to accompany a musical selection that incorporates hip-hop dance into their performance.

Location:
Stella Walsh - M - 5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m., Estabrook - T - 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Lonnie Burten - TH - 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Gunning - W - 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Participants: Coed Youth in grades K - 12
Description:

Youth in grades K – 12 will study and learn ballet. Classes will include ballet instruction, rehearsals and wellness workshops for healthy habits. The program also includes an exploration of the connection between classic literature and ballet.

Play Ball

Registration date(s):
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Location:
Estabrook Recreation Center, 4125 Fulton Road
Contact:
Tim Wells at (216) 664-2346
Participants: Coed
Description:

The Cleveland Division of Recreation is now accepting adult softball team entries.

Team Entries are being accepted at Estabrook Recreation Center, 4125 Fulton Road on the dates listed below:

Thursday March 19 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.
Saturday March 28 from 11 a.m. – noon
Saturday April 4 from 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

The leagues offered are doubleheader leagues.

Sunday Mens DH at Brookside
Wednesday Mens DH at Brookside / some Gordon
Friday Coed DH at Brookside

For any questions – Please call Tim Wells at (216) 664-2346

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