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Boxing and Wrestling Organized Sports
Camp Forbes Parking
Cemeteries Parks and Playgrounds
Cleveland Browns Stadium Parks Ground Maintenance
Public Auditorium and Conference Center Public Pools
Cultural Arts, Performance Property Management
Cultural Arts, Murals Recreation Centers
Dog Park Research, Planning & Development
Golf Courses Roller Skating
Golf Course Maintenance  Senior Recreation Programs
Greenhouse, Rockefeller Park Special Events
Horticulture, Mall, and Cultural Gardens Browns Stadium Tours and Rental
Summer Food Service Program Summer Programs
Lot Cutting and Cleaning Urban Forestry
Maintenance/Repairs: Public Properties West Side Market
Off-Street Parking

Parks, Recreation and Properties Administrative Services

216.664.2485 - Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm

This Division provides management to the Department of Parks, Recreation and Properties. It coordinates personnel, prepares and monitors the budget and investigates operational concerns of the Director.

Boxing & Wrestling Commission

216.664.2485 - Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm

The Commission approves and monitors all amateur boxing contests.

Cleveland Browns Stadium (Facility Maintenance)

216.348.2261 - Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm

The objective of this program is to provide the general public with a clean, safe, and secure public facility for holding annual sporting events, music shows, and other special events, and to monitor compliance with the terms of the lease of the stadium (rent, taxes, revenue, maintenance).

Cleveland Browns Stadium Tours and Rental

Tours: 440.824.3361
Rental: 440.824.3361

The City of Cleveland owns the Stadium and leases it to the Cleveland Browns Organization, which is responsible for daily operations.  Event parking ranges between $5 and $25. 

The Stadium is available for rent for other events and seats 73,200.  Tours are scheduled April to November, Mondays through Fridays 10 am - 3 pm.

Dog Park

Open Daily 8 am to 9 pm

This gated off-leash dog park at West 11th and Clark is approximately one acre. Fresh water and shade are available, and the park includes benches and trees. Friends of Clark Field maintains the park.

Off-Street Parking Program

216.664.2711 - Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm

This program manages the Community Development properties which are not currently under development, but are being operated as public parking lots. It also oversees and monitors parking at Gateway and Cleveland Hopkins Airport. It implements security for all parking facilities.

On-Street Parking

216.664.2711 - Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm

This program enforces parking regulations, and installs and repairs parking meters. It evaluates the parking needs of the City and proposes regulations to provide for rapid curb turnover and to increase the supply of available on-street parking.

Summer Food Service Program


Free meals are made available Monday – Friday to all children 18 years of age and under or persons over 18 who are determined by the state or local public educational agency to be mentally or physically disabled. The meals are provided without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, or disability.

Department of Public Works
Michael E. Cox, Director
500 Lakeside Ave.
Cleveland, Ohio 44114

P: 216.664.2485
F: 216.664.4086
Relay Service: 711
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