Brecksville Recreation Department

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General Phone Number: 440-546-2300

Director of Recreation
Rachele Engle

Athletic Facilities and Program Coordinators

Jim Kolesar

Jamie Mewhinney

Aquatics and Facilities Coordinator
Bob Pliske

Luis Pena Ochoa

Fitness Director
Rhonda Miko

Finance/Customer Service Clerk
Padmini Patnaik

Our Mission

We are the Brecksville Recreation Department. We help you feel good about yourself! Our mission is to provide outstanding recreational, educational and athletic and wellness opportunities to every member of the community. We strive to offer the most current facilities, programs and equipment available while maintaining quality customer service for the greater good.

Special Events
The Community Center hosts many special events during the year. The holidays are always busy with children's activities, such as:

  • Valentine's Father/Daughter Dance
  • A Visit with the Easter Bunny
  • Concerts on the Square (Summer months)
  • Boo-ville Halloween Party
  • The Christmas Parade
  • Breakfast with Santa
  • The Annual Children's Christmas Play.
  • Please check the Events Page of this website for details, times and location of these programs during their seasons.

Beth's Body Balance Massage

Massage is offered at the Community by Beth's Body Balance Massage. You can book a massage by clicking on the link in the right column.

Class Cancellations

When school has been canceled due to inclement weather, all morning classes and activities at the Community Center will be canceled until noon. It will be determined at that time whether afternoon and evening classes will resume. If you should receive a phone alert (CODE RED) from the City of Brecksville that states the classes and activities are suspended for the day, this includes evening classes as well.

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Brecksville Community Center Welcome Guide


Hours of Operation

Community Center
Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday 5:30am-9pm
Saturday 8am-6pm
Sunday 10am-5pm


The Brecksville Community Center is closed
on the following holidays:
Christmas Day - (Closes Christmas Eve at noon)
New Years Day - (Closes New Year's Eve at noon)


The Brecksville Community Center is open 10am-5 pm on the following holidays:

President's Day
Good Friday
Memorial Day
July 4th
Labor Day
Veteran's Day

Winter Weather Class Policies for Morning Classes (before noon)

Fitness - Classes will be held on Cold Days when school is out and will be cancelled on Snow Days.
Aquatics - There will be no aquatics classes held on either Snow or Cold Days.


Cancellation Policy

Programs -there will be a $5 cancellation fee if cancelled at least 2 weeks before the program begins with an option of up to a 20% fee based on the price of the registration fee if it is within the 2 week time period, and 30% if the program has already begun.
Summer Camp policy - there will charge up to $10 in the month of March, 30% if more than 6 weeks before the camp begins, 50% within 4 days of the first day of camp and forfeit if the camp as already begun. This is to help with the number of people who register for all sessions of Summer Camp and then end up withdrawing at the last minute or after the fact.
Community Center Memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable. Program Passes are non-refundable and non-transferable.