News Flash

Posted on: August 1, 2019

Fall 2019 Catalog

Fall 2019 Catalog Cover Class in Progress

The Fall 2019 Recreation Catalog is now available. Download the PDF to find fall classes; a complete listing of preschool, youth, adult, and senior programs; information about ice skating lessons; and lots more.

Additional Info... Recreation Highlights
Posted on: August 6, 2019

Fall Into Fun!

Kids playing basketball

Registration for Shaker Heights fall programs is now open.

There are three ways to register:

  • Online
  • In-person: Thornton Park (3301 Warrensville Center Rd.) and/or Stephanie Tubbs Jones Community Building (3450 Lee Rd.). Proof of residency required: driver's ...
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Additional Info... Recreation Highlights
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Sign Up for Recreation News

Young boy ice skating

Stay connected with Shaker Rec.

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Posted on: August 2, 2019

Find a Recreation Amenity

Kids playing on spider structure at Horseshoe Lake Park

Explore our parks, playgrounds & recreation facilities.

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News Flash

Posted on: July 31, 2019

Doggie Dip

Man swimming with dog in Shaker Heights pool

Thornton Park goes to the dogs for the annual Doggie Dip. Have a doggone good time with your dog swimming, wading, and running. Well-behaved dogs are welcome to have fun in the unheated/unchlorinated water. Proceeds benefit the Lynn Ruffner Recre...

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Recreation News
Posted on: July 31, 2019

Touch a Truck

Young girl sitting on a big truck

On Saturday, September 14, 10 am-2 pm, head to the Van Aken District to touch, climb and explore all kinds of trucks and vehicles from Shaker’s Police, Fire, Public Works, and Recreation departments and Shaker Schools and Library. Plus, crafts a...

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Recreation News
Posted on: July 15, 2019

The Mayor's Report

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Recreation News
Posted on: June 5, 2019

ShakerPlays ... And You're Invited

Residents doing yoga in the park in Shaker Heights, Ohio

The Recreation Department has launched its third annual series of free summer pop up activities — called Shaker Plays. Activities take place in Shaker parks throughout the community and include wellness, art, STEM, sports and more. Activities for children...

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Recreation News

News Flash

Posted on: August 20, 2019

Become a Shaker Heights Police Officer

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The Shaker Heights Police Department is recruiting new officers. Learn more and view the application.

This is an exciting opportunity to get in at the entry level with the City's internationally accredited Police Department.

A  Cuyahoga Community C...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: August 16, 2019

2019 Deer Questionnaire

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The 2019 Deer Questionnaire is now closed. Please subscribe to the Shaker Heights City News email list to be alerted when the 2020 Questionnaire is available. Thank you.

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: August 2, 2019

2019 Preservation Month Photo Contest

Shaker High students marching while playing the tuba in the Memorial Day parade.

The Shaker Heights Landmark Commission announces winners of the seventh annual Preservation Month Photo Contest. The contest, created in 2013, honors Preservation Month, which is celebrated each May by preservation organizations across the countr...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: January 30, 2019

Free Smoke Detectors

Smoke detector

There's still time for residents to request free photoelectric smoke detectors from the Shaker Heights Fire Department.

Last January, the Fire Department announced plans to install more than 2,000 new photoelectric smoke detectors in the homes of Shaker re...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: June 17, 2019

Warrensville Center Multipurpose Path & Streetscape Improvements

Orange construction barrels on dug up road.

Updated July 31: Work begins this week at the Warrensville/Chagrin intersection and will progress north along Warrensville. The eastbound curbside lane of Chagrin will be closed east of Warrensville for approximately two weeks. Traffic in both directions ...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: May 30, 2019

City ENews

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View the August 2019 edition of City ENews at https://cvcpl.us/UnyNPZY 

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: July 29, 2019

Julie McGovern Voyzey Named Director of Communications & Marketing

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Julie McGovern Voyzey has been appointed Director of Communications & Marketing, Mayor David E. Weiss announced today. McGovern Voyzey has served in the City’s Communications & Marketing Department since 2010.

McGovern Voyzey first joined the City ...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: July 9, 2019

City Hires Director of Economic Development

Shaker Heights City Hall portico

Mayor David Weiss announced that Laura Englehart has been hired as Director of Economic Development. Englehart joins the City from the law firm Kohrman Jackson & Krantz LLP, where she was a partner and chair of the Economic Development Practice Group....

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: June 27, 2019

Ongoing Dam Work: Horseshoe Lake To Be Drained Further

Mudflats on Horseshoe Lake

Updated August 22: From August 26-30, a contractor for the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District will be conducting tests on the dam at Horseshoe Lake. At times during the week, the walkway on top of the dam will be closed, so the contractor can complete...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: June 26, 2019

Gas Main Replacement: South Woodland Rd.

Dominion Ohio crews working on gas main

Updated (July 23): Dominion Energy will be installing a new gas main under the eastbound lane of S. Woodland Rd. on Wednesday, July 24 and Thursday, July 25. 

To accommodate this work, the eastbound lane of S. Woodland will be closed at South Park...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: May 28, 2019

Pavement Marking Starts May 28

Orange Road Work Ahead sign

Pavement marking starts on Monday, May 28 (weather permitting). Crews will start on the City's main roads, with side streets scheduled for later in the season. The first roads scheduled for repainting are South Woodland Rd., Chagrin Blvd., Warrensville Ce...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: May 7, 2019

Gas Main Replacement: Lomond & Sussex

Orange construction barrels on dug up road.

Dominion Energy will begin two gas main replacement projects affecting the Lomond and Sussex neighborhoods. 

Winslow Gas Main Replacement

Update (July 19): In order to expedite the final phase of this project, there will be no parking on Winslow Rd...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: April 29, 2019

Exit from Lomond Alley to Close Permanently on May 6

Do Not Enter Sign

Lomond Alley will no longer connect to the parking lot at the Wendy’s located at the intersection of Warrensville Center Road and Chagrin Boulevard, effective Monday, May 6. Access was always one-way in an eastbound direction, but traffic in bot...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: April 2, 2019

Huntington Rd. Water Main Replacement

Orange Road Work Ahead sign

Crews will begin a major waterline improvement project on Huntington Road — from Onaway Rd. to Coventry Rd. — on Monday, April 8. The project is scheduled for completion by early July (weather permitting)

For the duration of the project:

  • Traffic ...
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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: March 26, 2019

Shaker Lakes Dam Improvements

Lower Lake dam in Shaker Heights, Ohio

Updated August 20: Green Lake (the "Duck Pond") has been drained. Please, stay off the mudflats that have developed on the Lake. They are dangerous and could require a rescue operation.

Updated July 9: The Lower Lake project is now complete. Broo...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: February 27, 2019

Street Resurfacing Starts in April

Orange Road Work Ahead sign

The City plans to begin its 2019 street resurfacing projects in mid-April (weather permitting). Construction is anticipated to take 100 calendar days (also weather permitting). The City will provide updates as the schedule is finalized.

This year, the foll...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: February 12, 2019

Gas Main Replacement: Boulevard Area

Orange construction barrels on dug up road.

UPDATE (March 26): Dominion will begin installing the new gas main on Shaker Boulevard westbound starting at West Park and continuing west into Cleveland. This portion of the project is scheduled to start on April 1. Traffic will be maintained, but lanes ...

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Shaker Heights City News

News Flash

Posted on: May 14, 2019

Mayor's Welcome

Mayor David Weiss

Welcome to Shaker Heights!

You will discover quickly that you are living in one of the most beautiful, engaging, and friendly communities in Ohio — or anywhere.

On our website, you'll find plenty of information about our City's unique assets: walkable neigh...

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This is Shaker
Posted on: November 22, 2016

A-to-Z Guide to Living in the City

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Wondering how to register a block party? Where to get a bike license? How early you can mow your lawn on Sunday morning? Visit our A to Z Guide, an alphabetical listing of the City regulations and other information our residents ask about most.

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This is Shaker
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Shaker Life Magazine

Cover of Shaker Life, Summer 2019 Issue

Shaker Life is the City’s award-winning magazine covering all things Shaker. Read it to keep up with the City’s residents, businesses, neighborhoods, schools, and the stories behind some of our great homes.

To enjoy Shaker Life:

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Read the City's quarterly magazine. This is Shaker