News Flash

Posted on: November 22, 2016

Winter 2019-2020 Catalog

Cover of Winter 2019-2020 Recreation Catalog

The Winter 2019-2020 Recreation Catalog is now available. Download the PDF to find winter classes and programs; a complete listing of summer camps; information about Thornton Park pool passes; and lots more.

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Recreation Highlights
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Sign Up for Recreation News

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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: January 27, 2020

Summer Job Fair

Lifeguard at the Tot Pool in Shaker Heights, Ohio

Meet supervisors hiring for seasonal positions with the Shaker Heights Recreation Dept., including lifeguards, camp counselors, park attendants and more. Salaries range from $8.70 to $15 an hour.

10 am-1 pm, Saturday, February 8Stephanie Tubbs Jones Commun...

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Recreation News
Posted on: January 3, 2020

Register for Fundaze

Child coloring

Fundaze is now open for registration for the following school holidays:

  • Friday, January 17
  • Friday, February 28
  • Tuesday, March 17

Hurry! Sessions fill fast. 

Register today.

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Learn more about Fundaze Recreation News
Posted on: December 23, 2019

Summer Camp Registration Now Open

Kids playing basketball at Woodbury School

Shaker Recreation is pleased to offer a variety of fun and affordable camps for residents and non-residents. Traditional, specialty and sports camps will keep kids entertained — and busy — all summer long. Registration is open. Downloa...

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Learn more about summer camp Recreation News
Posted on: December 23, 2019

Early Bird Pool Passes on Sale

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The early bird gets the ... best deal on a season's pass to Thornton Park pool. January 2 through April 5 residents can purchase pool passes at a reduced price (see chart). Sales start January 2.

2020 Season Pass Rates

Thornton Park Pool season pass holders...

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Recreation News
Posted on: September 24, 2019

Video: Introducing the Recreation Dept.

Still from video about the Shaker Heights Recreation Dept.

Recreation is a big deal in Shaker Heights. It's one of the many ways residents and employees gather and connect with each other. The Shaker Heights Recreation Department is full of people who care about fostering relationships. Alex Nichols, director of ...

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Recreation News

News Flash

Posted on: January 16, 2020

Gas Main Replacement: Shaker Blvd. Eastbound

Graphic for construction update notice

In early February, Dominion Energy Ohio will start a gas main replacement project on Shaker Blvd. (eastbound) between Coventry Rd. and West Park Blvd. Project duration is six weeks (weather permitting). Motorists should anticipate delays. 

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: November 11, 2019

Sewer Fee Increase

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We've put together a page to help residents learn more about the sewer fee increase, which will go into effect in May. Follow the link below to view a message from the Mayor, read frequently asked questions, and learn more about the City's sewer system.

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Learn More About the Sewer Fee Increase Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: January 21, 2020

First Energy Line Clearance Work

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Davey Tree, a contractor for First Energy, will be performing line clearance work throughout the City in 2020. Line clearance involves pruning tree branches along power lines. The majority of the work is in residential back yards. Davey Tree will leave do...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: January 9, 2020

John Potts Hired as Director of Finance

Shaker Heights City Hall portico

Mayor David Weiss announced that John Potts has been hired as Director of Finance. Potts brings more than 20 years of experience to the City, most recently as Vice President of Audit Services with SITE Centers Corp. (formerly DDR Corp.). Potts begins his ...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: December 3, 2019

ShakeRecycles Has Been Discontinued

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Starting in January, the City will no longer offer the ShakeRecycles mobile app. The decision to eliminate ShakeRecycles was made because the City’s new website can provide most of the features offered by the app. In addition, changes to recycli...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: May 30, 2019

City ENews

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View the January 2020 edition of City ENews at https://cvcpl.us/jmCUvDc

Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: November 11, 2019

Reminder: City Snow Policies

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Winter weather is on the way. 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 efficiently and effectively remove snow from residential streets.
  • Resi...
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Public Works: Ice & Snow Removal Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: June 17, 2019

Warrensville Center Multipurpose Path & Streetscape Improvements

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Updated December 30

Work has stopped for the winter.

Updated November 5

Construction will continue on this project for the next few weeks (weather permitting), including minor utility work, concrete/paver installation, lighting installation and tree planting...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: October 31, 2019

Huntington Rd. Sewer Project

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Update (January 21): The intersection will be closed Wednesday, January 22, between 9:30 am and 3 pm. 

Update (January 16): The contractor will be working in the intersection of Huntington / Onaway on Friday, January 17 and Monday, January 20. The...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: August 15, 2019

Strathavon Rd. Water Main Replacement

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Update (December 3): The water main work is complete. Site restoration work will take place in spring 2020 as the weather permits.

A water main replacement project is underway on Strathavon Rd. The project is scheduled for completion in 2019 (weather permi...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: July 9, 2019

Green Lake Dam Improvement

Mudflats on Horseshoe Lake

As you enjoy fall around the Shaker Lakes, remember to stay off the mud flats that have formed on Green Lake (a.k.a. the Duck Pond). They are dangerous and you will sink in the mud, which could require a rescue operation. The lakes have been drained as pa...

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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

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 winter 2020 issue of Shaker Life.

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