Events



Broadview Heights Splash Park 
Open Memorial Day through Labor Day 
Admission to the Splash Park is free.  Hours of operation will be 10AM to 8PM daily.  
Please note that the park may close at the discretion of the Parks & Recreation Department due to special events, maintenance or weather-related issues. Closures will be posted at www.bhrec.org.

The Splash Park was funded in part through a NatureWorks Grant awarded to the City of Broadview Heights by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.  The Splash Park is approximately 3,000 square feet and includes many play features. It is located at 9543 Broadview Road on the Broadview Center campus, next to the playground.  The area also includes a concession stand, restrooms, pavilion, skate park, and playground.  The nearby concession stand will also be open daily.  Food items such as hot dogs, pizza, nachos, beverages, candy and snacks will be available for purchase.

The Splash Park Rules and Regulation are posted at the Splash Park and are also available online at: www.bhrec.org.  Everyone utilizing the splash park must adhere to the posted rules and regulations or they will be asked to leave the premises.  NO LARGE GROUPS OR PARTIES PERMITTED.  For more information contact: 440-838-4522. 

Lions Club Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 8th
The Hunt will be held on the grounds of Broadview Center on April 8th - Rain or Shine. The Easter Egg Hunt is open to all residents, toddlers to age 10.  All kids are encouraged to bring their parents and grandparents with cameras.  The hunt is arranged by age group with ample time between each hunt for families with 2 or more children. The Lions will be supplying donuts and refreshments prior to the hunt.  The Easter Bunny will arrive by fire truck.  The Easter Bunny and friends will be available for hugs and pictures before and after the Hunt.  The Egg Hunt begins promptly at 10:00AM and takes about one hour.  The event will be held indoors if weather is bad.  For further information, please call Dave Garee at 216-308-8013.

Kids Garage Sale 


Saturday, May 6th - Free Admission!!
Join us on Saturday, May 6th for our indoor Kids Garage Sale!  The event will be held from 9AM to Noon.  It will be held at the Broadview Heights Recreation Center at 9543 Broadview Road.  Cash Only/All Sales Are Final.  Infant/Children & Maternity Clothing, Baby Equipment, Accessories, and Toys. Free Admission!

Section 01: 8ft. tables, $20

Broadview Heights Recreation Center Members will receive a $2 discount.  Vendors, register by 5/4 while space is available!

Memorial Day Parade

Monday, May 29th 
The City of Broadview Heights is holding its Memorial Day observance on Monday, May 29, 2017. A parade serves as the gathering ceremony for the memorial service which honors our fallen soldiers. It will step off from The Crossings Shopping Center at 9:00 AM on Broadview Road, just north of Route 82. Spectators are invited to join the end of the parade and follow it to Broadview Center where there will be a memorial ceremony, veteran’s tribute, and complimentary refreshments. The Recreation Center will be free of charge to all residents from 6AM-Noon.  Adult swim will take place from 6AM-9AM and open swim for all will run 9AM-11:30AM. The splash park will be open on Memorial Day.

American Red Cross Blood Drives 

 
April 17th, August 21st and December 18th
Held at the Broadview Heights Recreation Center.  Save a life!  Blood Drives held from 2pm-6pm.  

Kalahari Getaway


Thursday, June 8th, 2017 - $119
Extend your stay by adding Friday, June 9th - $149 (Participants must stay Thursday, June 8th to get the Friday rate).

In 2016 Kalahari was named Parents Magazine’s 10 Best Water Parks of 2016, top 25 Hotels for Families Travelers' Choice from Trip Advisor, and 2016 Family Vacation Critic Favorite Hotels. Kalahari Sandusky is the home of America’s Largest Indoor Water park with 173,000 sq. ft. of wet & wild fun! Join us for another Broadview Heights Kalahari Getaway and receive the special rates listed above! Water park passes are included for the length of your stay. These rates are valid for up to 4 guests per room. Additional guests may be added for $20 per person, per night. These rates are for a standard room. ADDITIONAL room types available, call for details. Rates good while rooms last, register today!

Please call 1-877-525-2427 or visit www.kalahariresort.com for more information or to reserve your spot today.  Mention that you want to be a part of the Broadview Heights Kalahari Getaway to receive these great deals!

Community Garage Sale

Saturday, June 10th
The City of Broadview Heights will be hosting a city-wide garage sale on Saturday, June 10, 2017, 9:00am-5:00pm, rain or shine. Those who cannot, or do not wish to have the sale at their home may reserve space at the Broadview Center West parking lot from 9:00am-1:00pm.  

Section 1 - Garage Sale at Recreation Center
Fees Include: Publicity in the local papers, website, electronic sign, the mayor’s weekly email, Facebook, and signs at Broadview Center.  Participants will receive two parking spaces in the parking lot, one to park and one to sell their items (participants must provide their own tables/tents). These spaces will be assigned. No weapons, explosives or alcohol are allowed.  All sales are final.  Min. 5, Max. 32

Section 2 - Garage Sale at Home
Fees Include: Advertising listed above as well as a Garage Sale Permit.  A downloadable listing of garage sale addresses plus a summary of sale items will be posted on the city website and made available at the front desk.
For a complete list of rules please see our website at www.bhrec.org.  Register on-line at www.bhrec.org or stop at the front desk of the Recreation Center.  
Must pre-register by June 1st.
Fees: Members $10, Residents $15, Non-Resident $20


Summer Band Concert and Ice Cream Social 


Monday, June 12th
Join us at 7:30PM, Broadview Center Gym. Hosted by  City of Broadview Heights. Featuring the Brecksville-Broadview Heights Community Band. Information: 440-526-4357.

Nights on the Heights


These outdoor rock concerts will be held Fridays; June 23rd, July 21st and August 11th from 7PM to 10PM.  All concerts will take place rain or shine on the Broadview Center grounds in the pavilion near the football field. There will be plenty of free parking as well as shelter in the event of rain. Food and adult beverages will be available for purchase.  Each concert event will have a car “Cruise-In” hosted by Next Level Auto Detailing. There will be a specially designated parking area for the vehicles. Monies raised from Cruise-In activities will be donated to a pre-designated local charity. 
Questions about the concerts or sponsorship opportunities may be directed to Annette Phelps at City Hall at 440-526-4357. Call Shawn Medina at (440-476-9282) for information about the Cruise-In.  The concerts are free and open to the public. Please note, the splashpark will close early on these dates. 

Home Days on the Green 


Thursday, July 6th through Sunday, July 9th 
Carnival rides, games, food, live entertainment, casino, fireworks, beer garden and contests.  The Parks & Recreation Department will be hosting Mayor Alai’s 5K & 1-Mile Walk on Sunday 7/9. Day of event registration starts at 7:30am with Community Pancake Breakfast immediately after. Pre-Register for the race at www.hermescleveland.com. Race Information: 440-838-4522, Home Days Info: 440-526-3651. See details on page 8. 

Mayor Alai's 5K and 1 Mile Walk and Community Pancake Breakfast


Place:
This is a special event for the whole family in conjunction with the Broadview Heights “Home Days on the Green”.  Race begins and ends at the Broadview Heights Recreation Center: 9543 Broadview Road, Broadview Heights, OH 44147.
Time:
7:30 a.m. - Race-day registration and packet pickup   
8:30 a.m. - 5K Run (B-tag chip timing, 3.1 miles) and 1 Mile Walk/Run

Fees:
5K Run: $20 on or before July 7 or $25 on race day 

1 Mile Walk: $15 on or before July 7 or $20 on race day. 

Family Rate: $18/person for the 5K and $13/person for the 1 Mile 
Must be three or more people living at the same address - valid through the mail only. Must be received by Wednesday, July 5th.  Mail one entry form per person, together in one envelope.

Register:
Online at www.hermescleveland.com until Friday, July 7 at 9 am, online 
processing fee applies.  Paper registrations are available at the recreation center.  

Awards:
Top overall male & female as well as 5K racers finishing in the top three in each age group. Age groups (male & female): 10 & under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60 & over. All 5K participants 10 & under will receive participation medals. 

Pancake Breakfast Information
The Broadview Heights Community Pancake Breakfast will be held in our 
gymnasium the morning of the race from 9AM until 1PM.  The breakfast will 
feature pancakes, sausage, juice and milk.  The cost of the breakfast is $8 per person.  All registered race participants receive a free ticket to the breakfast. 

Outdoor Movie Night and Camp Out


Saturday August 5th, 2017 - Lego Batman Movie (PG)
In the event of inclement weather, call our Rain Out Line at 440-526-3996 or visit www.rainedout.com for updates. 
Pre-Movie activities begin at 7pm, movie begins at dark.  Bring your blankets and/or camp chairs and join us for a night under the stars!  Concession stand will be open!

Family Campout:
Campers must register in advance at the Recreation Center or online by Monday, July 31.  Registration for the campout is $15 per family/tent.  Campers can begin set up of tents any time after 5pm. We will provide a campfire and breakfast!  Restrooms will be available all night.  Minors must be accompanied by an adult.  No alcoholic beverages permitted on city grounds. 


Aquatic Easter Egg Hunt 


Saturday, March 18th, 2017
Join us for the seventh annual Aquatic Easter Egg Hunt! There will be floating eggs and sinking eggs for the hunters to find. One “magic” egg per age group will earn the hunter a special prize. All participants will receive a goodie bag. You must pre-register for this event by Wednesday, March 15th, 2017.

Date: Saturday, March 18th  2017
Section A*             Age 6mos-2 1:00-1:30PM
Section B*             Age 3-4 1:30-2:00PM
Section C*             Age 3-4         2:00-2:30PM
Section D               Age 5-6       2:30-3:00PM
Section E                Age 5-6         3:00-3:30PM
Section F                Age 7-8         3:30-4:00PM
Section G               Age 9-10       4:00-4:30PM
*Parents must be in the water and you must register in advance!

Fees: Member $6, Resident $8, Non-Resident $10

Lifeguards and water safety instructors needed


We are hiring lifeguards and water safety instructors. If you are interested, please cake Amanda at 400-717-4026

Farmers Market

Broadview Heights Farmers Market held at the Southwest corner of Broadview and Route 82 on Saturdays from 9am to 2pm. Market runs from June 24th through October 7 and vendors will sell their fresh produce and other products. Potential vendors please contact Kristina Sorensen at 440-526-3873 or ksorensen@broadview-heights.org.  Sponsored by Luther Farms.

Home School Swim 
The Broadview Heights Park & Recreation Department offers open swim time for home schoolers ages 5 and up during the day. This is a great way to get some physical fitness and meet new friends! Swim days take place Thursdays from October through May from 1pm to 2:45 pm from ages 5-12. All non members  must  pay the $3  drop rate, including adults. Children under age 7 must be accompanied in the water by an adult. If under age 7 must be accompanied in the water by an adult. If you are interested in additional homeschool programs contact 
Ryan at Rmeyer@broadview-heights.org.

Pizza Party Packages! 

looking for a fun place to host your Birthday Party? Rent a room or host a pool party at the Broadview Heights  Recreation Center. Pizza Party packages are available to add to ant rental! Pizza, pop, plates, napkins, cups and utensils included! please call the recreation Manager Ryan Meyer for information on availability  and pricing at 440- 717-4019.

Pizza party package- Two hours use of a party room for 32-45 guests. three, 12 slice pizzas (one topping each).32-45 cans of pop(Coke, Diet Coke,Fruit Punch, Lemonade).

Swim/Pizza Party Package-
Two hours use of Pool Party Room and pool for 32 guests  Three, 12 slice Pizzas, 32 cans of pop (Coke, Diet Coke,Fruit Punch, Lemonade). Pool parties must take place during open swim hours. 

Calling All Scout Groups


Would you like to learn about water safety? Our certified aquatic staff will present a program on water safety that will also allow you to enjoy some open swim time. For information or to set up a date for your outing call Aquatics Manager, Amanda Lemp, at 440-717-4026

Scholarships

 
Scholarship programs available: for Broadview Heights Residents up to 18 years or age, we offer a 50% discount on elect recreation programs. Participant(s) must complete economic based  scholarship application and provide required documentation. please contact Parks and Recreation Director, Paula Horner, at Phonier@broadview- heights. org for more information 

Youth Fitness Training 


If you are age 13 or 14 and would like to work out in our 
fitness center, you MUST sign up for this one-hour training session. Free to members, otherwise drop-in rates apply. Please contact us at 440-717-4019 to set up an appointment