News Flash

Posted on: November 17, 2022

Winter 2023 Recreation Catalog

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Shaker Recreation is pleased to offer a variety of athletic programs and enrichment activities for residents and non-residents of all ages. Browse our Winter 2023 Recreation Catalog online now. Registration opens Wednesday, November 30th for winter progra...

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Recreation Highlights
Posted on: January 26, 2021

Explore Shaker

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There are plenty of Shaker Heights parks and playgrounds for everyone to enjoy and we are excited to share these beautiful spaces with the community through our Explore Shaker program! Visit the links below to learn more about the parks and playgrounds th...

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Recreation Highlights
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Video: Shaker Heights Recreation

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Learn more about the what makes the Shaker Heights Recreation Department so special. 

Watch the video.

Recreation Highlights
Posted on: November 22, 2016

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News Flash

Posted on: November 19, 2022

Register Now for the 2023 Spring Ice Spectacular!

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Please join us for the 2023 Shaker Spring Ice Spectacular, Hollywood: Then and Now - A Red Carpet Affair, on Friday, May 5th and Saturday, May 6th. This star studded event highlights our skaters from the City of Shaker Heights Learn to Skate prog...

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Recreation News
Posted on: October 19, 2022

Open & Lap Swim at Shaker Middle School

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When Thornton Park Pool closes for the season, residents are invited to swim at the Shaker Middle School pool located at 20600 Shaker Boulevard.

  • Drop-In Fees: $5 per person drop-in; $17 for family of 4. Exact change only, please. 
  • Passes: Individua...
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Recreation News

News Flash

Posted on: January 10, 2023

Help Develop the Van Aken Bikeway

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The City is launching a community engagement process and we invite you to attend our public meetings to provide feedback and ideas.

With a goal of improving neighborhood connections to major transportation and activity centers for cyclists and pedestrians,...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Watch State of the City Forum

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Watch a recording of Mayor Weiss's January 26 State of the City address, sponsored by the Shaker Heights chapter of League of Women Voters.

Watch Now Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: January 30, 2023

Building Permits Launched on CitizenServe

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Effective Monday, February 6, building permit applications will need to be submitted electronically through the City's new permitting platform, CitizenServe.  Paper and PDF permit applications will no longer be accepted. This change is b...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Community Attitude Survey Mailed to 3,000 Households

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In mid-January, approximately 3,000 Shaker Heights households will be mailed a community attitude survey commissioned by the City. The survey, from independent research firm ETC Institute, is being conducted to gather input on Shaker Heights programs and ...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: December 16, 2022

Shaker Heights Announces Appointment of New Police Chief

Wayne D. Hudson, new Shaker Heights Police Chief

Wayne D. Hudson, FBI Academy graduate, is Chief Deputy Sheriff, Douglass County, Nebraska

Mayor David E. Weiss announced today the appointment of Wayne D. Hudson as the next chief of police for the City of Shaker Heights. Hudson comes to Shaker from Dougla...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Reminder: City Snow Policies

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Winter in Shaker Heights means snow, sometimes lots of snow. Here’s what you need to know about the City’s snow policies:

  • No parking on residential streets when snow exceeds two inches. This allows the City’s plows to efficien...
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Public Works: Ice & Snow Removal Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: May 19, 2022

Chagrin Boulevard Resurfacing

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Latest Updates

  • Tye project has paused for the winter. Phase 4 will be completed spring 2023.

Project Overview

The City will begin a major road resurfacing project on Chagrin Boulevard the week of June 13. The entire length of Chagrin will be resurfaced. The ...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Southern Moreland Traffic Calming

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Latest Updates

  • The project has paused for the winter. Final planting and restoration work will occur in spring 2023. 

Overview

Posted (September 19): The City will start the Southern Moreland Traffic Calming & Scottsdale Blvd. Resurfacing projec...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: October 4, 2022

Gas Main Replacement: S. Woodland Road

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Update (2/2/2023): Project is mostly complete; final restoration this spring.

Update (12/28/23): . Gas main installation is complete and the contractor is currently installing the new lateral service lines.

(Posted 10/4/22): The week of October 27, Dominion...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: March 3, 2020

Northeast Quadrant Sewer Program (Mercer)

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Updated 9/27/22: The contractor will be installing cured in place pipe (CIPP) on Claythorne and a portion of Belvoir. They should be done in late October.

Updated 3/16/22: This project will resume this spring. We anticipate the following streets will be im...

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Shaker Heights City News

News Flash

Posted on: May 14, 2019

Mayor's Welcome

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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: April 23, 2021

Video: Shaker is the Place

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