Recreation / Parks
There are many different places to enjoy a peaceful walk or more active sports. For further information see all of the listings below.
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo – 3900 Wildlife Way - & The Rain Forest is open all year and home to more than 3000 animals representing 600 species, including the largest collection of largest collection of primate species in North America. The zoo is 165 acres and has a brand new elephant exhibit opening in May of 2011. For further information go to
Estabrook Recreation Center - 4125 Fulton Road – Recreation center with indoor pool, outdoor waterslide, gymnasium, meeting room, sauna, and game room.
Treadway Creek – Treadway Creek Trail, in the Old Brooklyn neighborhood, was built in 2007 as part of an environmental restoration effort in one of Cleveland’s last, unfilled ravines.
Brookside Reservation - John Nagy Blvd – Cleveland Metroparks- 135 acres with 5 baseballs fields, Brookside Reservation was one of the city of Cleveland’s oldest neighborhood parks before its acquisition by Cleveland Metroparks in 1993. Picnic area/Baseball fields
The link below lists all of the parks that the City of Cleveland maintains along with what they offer:
City of Cleveland Parks PDF – Click here to download
Archmere Park – W. 41st & Archmere 4.04 acres/ Playground/ 4 Tennis courts/ Rock Climbing Structure
Calgary Park W. 23rd, S. of Denison Av. Playground, basketball and baseball areas.
Harmody Park – Plymouth Rd and South Hills 20.0 acres – 2 Tennis courts/playground/ 1 baseball field
Henritze Park – Henritze Av. & W. 37th 0.22 acres- Playground
Loew Park – 4711 W. 32nd St. 7.55 acres 6 baseball fields/Playground/Soccer field/ Swimming pool/Splash Park
W.C Reed Playfield – W.15th and Denison-14.92 acres/ 2 tennis courts/4 basketball courts/ 2 baseball fields