Parks | The City of Lakewood, Ohio

Parks


  • Lakewood Park+-

    This 31 acre lakefront park, the crown jewel of the Lakewood Parks system, is located at the intersection of Belle and Lake Avenues. The Park offers a multitude of activities, including:

    • Foster Pool: open during the summer months, various programs offered including open swims, learn to swim classes, senior swims etc. For program information call the Community Recreation & Education Department at 529-4081.
    • Construction of a new zero-entry children’s wading pool was completed in 2002.
    • Four Tennis Courts with a Flexcourt Surface
    • Three sand volleyball courts, open to the public (unless permits for league play have been issued by The Community
    • Recreation & Education Department). Call 529-4081 for league or permit information.
    • Kids Cove Playground area
    • The Lakewood Park Bandstand, offers free concerts on Sunday evenings, and free movies for children during the summer months. Refer to the City News and Events link for a list of dates and further information.
    • The Lakefront Promenade is a gorgeous brick walkway where visitors can enjoy a lovely view of the lake as well as a wonderful skyline of downtown Cleveland. (new in 2006)
    • Handicap-accessible ramp, with stone walls and brick pavers, which extends from the top of the bluff to the lower
    • Lakefront Promenade (new in 2006)
    • Picnic areas located throughout the park, with grills and tables
    • Two softball fields, available to the public, unless a permit from the Board of Recreation has reserved the field. Call 529-4081 for permit information.
    • Old Stone House: Lakewood’s oldest stone house, now a museum, call 221-7343 for hours and tour information.
    • Lakewood Skatepark: 9,500 sq foot concrete skatepark featuring a smooth quiet surface with street and bank obstacles for all skill levels and bleachers for viewing. Open from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm.
  • The Pavilions at Lakewood Park+-

    Click here for information about renting the pavilions at Lakewood Park.

  • Madison Park+-

    • Located at 13201 Madison Ave. offers the following:
    • Usher Field: Lighted softball field. Call The Community Recreation and Education Department at 529-4081 for league and permit information.
    • Full length soccer field, available to the public, unless a permit from the Board of Recreation has reserved the field.
    • Call 529-4081 for permit information.
    • Open picnic pavilion with four grills, available on a first come first serve basis.
    • Three tennis courts
    • Becks Pool: open during the summer months, various programs offered including open swims, learn to swim classes etc. For program information call The Community Recreation & Education Department at 529-4081.
    • New playground equipment installed in 2008
  • Kauffman Park+-

    • Located at 15450 Detroit, behind the shopping plaza, offers the following:
    • Jimmy Foxx Field: Lighted softball/hardball field. Call The Community Recreation and Education Department at 529-4081 for league and permit information.
    • Playground areas
    • Two tennis courts
  • Lakewood Dog Park+-

    The Lakewood Dog Park is located at 1699 Metropark Drive in the Metroparks near to the Lakewood Water Treatment Plant. The Lakewood Dog Park, which is open from 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM every day, provides a fenced-in area where owners may exercise their dogs off-leash to play and socialize with other dogs.

  • Neighborhood Parks+-

    Webb Park: Located at 1301 Webb Road, offers the following:

    • One tennis court
    • Playground areas installed in 2001
    • Picnic tables

    Edwards Park

    • Located at 16800 Detroit Ave. New playground equipment to be installed in 2002. One Tee-Ball field open to the public unless a prior permit has been issued by The Community Recreation and Education Department. Call 529-4081 for permit information.
    • Playground areas

    Wagar Park: Located at 15900 Madison at the intersection of Madison and Hilliard Blvd.

    • Four tennis courts
    • New playground equipment installed in 2008
    • Picnic tables

    Merl Park: Located at the intersection of Bunts Road and Merl Avenue

    • Tennis/pickle ball court
    • Playground area
    • Picnic tables

    Cove Park: Located at 1294 Cove Avenue

    • One Tee-Ball field open to the public unless a prior permit has been issued by The Community Recreation and Education Department. Call 529-4081 for permit information.
    • Various playground equipment
    • Picnic tables
  • Pocket Parks+-

    • Park Row Park: Located at 1386 Park Row, offers playground equipment and picnic tables.
    • Niagara Park: Located at the corner of Lakewood Heights (south of I-90) and Niagara, offers the following: Playground area and picnic table.
    • Celeste Park: Located at the corner of Clifton and West Clifton, this park is a scenic area to sit at a park bench or table to relax and enjoy a bit of nature.
    • Sloane Park: Located at 1355 Sloane Ave. this park offers a scenic place to sit and relax to enjoy the two Adopt-a-Spot gardens.
    • City Center Park: Located at the intersection of Cook and Detroit Ave. this scenic area offers a place to sit and relax while shopping.
    • Isaac Warren Park: Located on Warren Rd. just north of Detroit, this scenic pocket park offers a place to sit and relax during a lunch break Two picnic tables are available in a greenspace located across the street just north of the parking lot.
    • Clifton Prado Park: Located at 1265 Clifton Prado, this park offers playground area and picnic table.
  • Parks/Public Property FAQs+-

    Q:        How do I rent the Woman’s Club Pavilion, Kiwanis Pavilion or Gazebo at Lakewood Park?  

    A: The City of Lakewood uses an online reservation system for pavilion rentals.  Individuals interested in renting the Woman’s Club Pavilion, Kiwanis Pavilion or Gazebo can use the online system to check if a date is available and reserve the pavilion.

    Visit the City’s website at http://www.onelakewood.com/pavilion-rentals/ for more information or to rent one of our facilities.

    Q:        How do I find out if my baseball game is rained out?    

    A: Call the Lakewood Recreation Department’s rainout number (216) 529-4117

    Q:        What are the pool hours at Lakewood High School?  

    A: Call the pool 529-4014 or check their website at http://www.lakewoodrecreation.com/lhs-pool-information.

    Q:       How do I get a pool pass for municipal pools at Lakewood and Madison parks?    

    A: Call the Lakewood Recreation Department at (216) 529-4081 or check their website at http://www.lakewoodrecreation.com/municipal-pools.