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Recreation in Kirtland

Community Center Contact Information
7900 Euclid-Chardon Road, Kirtland


Co-Ed Open Gym

Are you looking to get on the basketball court for some non-competitive fun? This is the place! Get off the couch and get on the court! The Community Center offers co-ed, adult open gyms for basketball. This is a drop-in activity and registration is not required. Participants are asked to bring a light and a dark shirt for play. Special shoes are not required.

Co-Ed Open Gym from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
For Adults 30 and Over

March 7, 21 & 27
April 4, 11, 18 & 25
May 2, 9, 16 & 23

Babysitting Basics - April 23 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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Babysitting Basics is for Kirtland teens who will be babysitting this summer and want to learn the basics of sound childcare. The class covers the business aspect of babysitting, age appropriate activities, and staying safe while in charge of children. The Kirtland Fire Department teaches basic first aid, injury prevention, and what to do in emergency situations. This class is only offered once a year, before summer vacation. This class is geared toward the first-time babysitter in the fifth or sixth grade, but older teens are welcome.

Yoga Class

Bring healing energy and harmony to your whole being! Try the mindful practice of yoga. Cultivate awareness, flexibility, and strength through guided centering, breathing, gentle stretching, and yoga postures. This practice will allow you to recharge, reconnect, and rejuvenate! Classes begin and end with relaxation. Bring a yoga mat. This class is appropriate for all levels and abilities.

Community Yoga from 6:15 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Session 1: April 14 - May 26
Session 2: June 2 - July 14
Session 3: July 21 - August 1

$70 per session or $13 per class drop-in-fee. Instructor: Amy Alexy
Classes held at the Kirtland Community Center.
7900 Euclid-Chardon Road

Safety Town - June 13 - 17 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

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Safety Town is a national safety awareness program designed to teach young children how to prevent accidents and how to react in dangerous situations. It is intended for children who are entering kindergarten or first grade in the fall. Safety Town is Monday through Friday for one week. On Friday, families are invited to a graduation ceremony and family picnic at 11:30 a.m.

Parents and participants are invited to an orientation with the instructor and staff of Safety Town on Friday, June 10 from 9 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. The orientation is optional and designed to familiarize children with the counselors and classroom setting.

Junior Olympics - June 20 - 24 from 8:30-10 a.m.

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Kirtland children aged 6-13 are invited to participate in the annual Junior Olympics Track and Field Meet. The meet includes traditional track and field events. Supervised practices are held prior to the event to teach participants specific event techniques. First place finishers in each event and age group qualify to compete in the county meet on June 28.

For a complete list of current activities for youth, adults and families, please see the current City of Kirtland Newsletter posted on the home page of this website.


Registration is taken on a first-come, first-served basis. Fees are required at time of registration. To sign up for a class, complete the registration form and return it to the Kirtland Community Center (7900 Euclid-Chardon Road) with full payment. Registration may be mailed in or dropped off. An after-hours deposit box is located outside of the front door to collect registration and payment when the office is closed. Participants are considered enrolled when payment has been received. Class prices are not prorated.

Make checks payable to: The City of Kirtland.

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In case of class cancellation, participants are notified and mailed a full refund in the form of a check. There are no cash refunds. Refunds take approximately 2-3 weeks to process. Refunds are issued only when the Recreation Department cancels the program. Participants assume the risk of changes in personal affairs or health and refunds are not granted when the participant cancels. The Recreation Department reserves the right to cancel classes due to low enrollment and/or unforeseen circumstances.

Share Your Talents – Teach A Class!

The Community Center is continually looking for people like you to teach classes or chaperone activities that are offered to the community. Whatever your talent, skill, or knowledge is, contact the office to discuss your ideas and set up your activity!


We value your input. If you have a suggestion for a class or other recreation activity, please let us know. We look forward to hearing from you!

Junior-Olympics high jump photo


Open Gym photo