Bundling up for a soccer game on a chilly fall morning at Fairview Park

Near West Recreation

2018 Lacrosse League Registration

Learn to Play Lacrosse Clinic Registration 

2018 Basketball Schedule for U8, U10, U12 Divisions

2018 Basketball Schedule for U17 Boys Division

2018 Basketball Schedule for U14 Boys Division (coming soon)

2018 Basketball Schedule for Teen Girls Division (coming soon)


Near West Recreation is a partnership between Ohio City Incorporated, Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization, Tremont West Development and Stockyards, Metro West Development Organization. Near West Recreation offers year-round recreation programming for children of all ages as well as select programs for adults. This league operates on a sliding-scale system, with need-based financial assistance avaialble to participants living on Cleveland's Near West side, making it accessible to all. Currently, Near West Recreation offers baseball, soccer, basketball, youth, adult & family bowling, youth & women's boxing, track, volleyball, LEGO League, creative writing and more. Check out Near West Recreation's facebook page for updates!

Interested in coaching, sponsoring or volunteering? Email nearwestrec@ohiocity.org.


VOLUNTEER COACHES NEEDED for all programs! No experience necessary! Please contact nearwestrec@ohiocity.org or at 216-781-3222 x 108


PARENT FEEDBACK.  Please take 5 minutes to fill out the Near West Recreation Parent's Survey.   

Legends Picture Packet - Front Page. Back Page.

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Near West Recreation

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