Kids & Teens

Goudreau Park Ribbon Cutting

On Saturday, June 17th, Mayor Frank G. Jackson, Director of Public Works Michael Cox, and Council President Kevin Kelley addressed members of the community as they cut the ribbon on the new playground and park enhancements at Goudreau Park in Ward 13. Cost of the project was $216,000, and it was one of many new park enhancements completed recently in Cleveland neighborhoods.

  • Free Summer Meals for Kids Ages 18 and Under

    Mayor Frank G. Jackson and the Cleveland Division of Recreation today announce the 2017 Summer Food Service Program for Children. The program is at all City recreation centers and partner locations throughout the City. There is no charge to families or children to participate.

  • Seasonal Recreation Activities Information Now Posted Online

    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 new Seasonal Activities page.

  • 6/29: Bug Fest at Cudell Fine Arts Promises Great Family Fun!

    This annual event features live grasshopper races. There will be games and prizes, and all are welcome to this free event. 

  • Mayor Jackson Announces Updates to the Office of Prevention, Intervention and Opportunity for Youth and Young Adults

    Mayor Frank G. Jackson announced multiple updates to the office of Prevention, Intervention and Opportunity for Youth and Young Adults. Led by Chief Duane Deskins, the office aligns city resources and creates community collaboration to reduce youth violence.

  • Cleveland's #LetsChillCLE Contest: Win Lunch with Mayor Jackson

    This summer Cleveland children will see the city’s new ice cream truck staffed by members of the Division of Police. In addition to serving cold tasty treats, the truck is an opportunity for Police to engage with children in a positive way. The City of Cleveland is hosting a social media contest, which runs until August 4th, to spread the word about the new ice cream truck. The prize is lunch with Mayor Frank G. Jackson and Police Chief Calvin Williams at City Hall

  • 8/11: Saying Goodbye to Summer at Cudell's Summer Cook Out

    Cudell Fine Arts will be saying goodbye to the summer and all are invited to enjoy good food and great company.

  • Showagon Performance Schedule for the Summer of 2017

    Showagon is the city's traveling performing arts troupe. Youth perform throughout the city at various venues. Showagon is part of the Youth Performing Arts Series at Cudell Fine Arts.

  • Juvenile Curfew Ordinances Strictly Enforced

    Mayor Frank G. Jackson, Safety Director Michael McGrath and Chief of Police Calvin D. Williams announced that the Minor’s Curfew shall continue to be enforced in the City of Cleveland throughout the summer months.  Parents and guardians of minors ages 17 and under can be cited for failing to ensure that children are in compliance with the curfew laws.

  • Plankton Fund Gives Dogs Second Chances

    The Plankton Fund was created in response to the heartworm positive dogs that come into the Cleveland Animal Care and Control (CACC) that have limited options due to the cost of heartworm treatment