Saturday, Cleveland Mayor Frank G. Jackson along with city officials and community members at Forest Hills Park, kicked off the opening of the 2012 outdoor pool season.

All outdoor public pools in the City of Cleveland are open Wednesday through Sunday from noon until 7:30 p.m. If temperatures are over 85 degrees on Monday and Tuesdays, the pools will be open on those days as well.

City spray basins are also open when temps reach 80 degrees and above. Indoor pools are open Monday through Saturday 12:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. all year.

Cleveland’s Division of Recreation will be providing free lunches at all City Recreation Centers. Free meals will be provided Monday thru Friday to children 18 years of age and under or persons over 18 who are determined by a state or local public educational agency to be mentally or physically disabled. The Summer Food Service Program for Children will provide the meals without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, or disability.

Listed below are the city recreation centers and other locations where free meals will be served. The free summer lunch program ends August 17th.



  • Central Recreation Center  2526 Central Avenue  44115  (216) 664-4241  Lunch  6/18/2012  12:00pm – 1:00pm
  • Clark Recreation Center  5706 Clark Avenue  44102  (216) 664-4657  Lunch  6/18/2012  12:00pm – 1:00pm
  • Collinwood Recreation Center  16300 Lakeshore Blvd.  44110  (216) 420-8323  Lunch  6/18/2012  12:00pm – 1:00pm
  • Cory Recreation Center  10510 Drexel Avenue  44108  (216) 664-3389  Lunch  6/18/2012  12:00pm – 1:00pm
  • Cudell Recreation Center  1910 West Boulevard  44102  (216) 664-4137  Lunch  6/18/2012  12:00pm – 1:00pm
  • Estabrook Recreation Center  4125 Fulton Road  44144  (216) 664-4149  Lunch  6/18/2012  12:00pm – 1:00pm
  • Fairfax Recreation Center  2335 East 82nd Street  44104  (216) 664-4142  Lunch  6/18/2012  12:00pm – 1:00pm

For a complete listing of all free summer activities offered by the City of Cleveland, CLICK HERE.

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Article Courtesy of WOIO 19 Action News