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Recreation in Kirtland

Pool Passes

Kirtland residents are able to obtain pool passes for Willoughby and Mentor swimming pools. The cost is equal to the cost for a resident in each of the respective communities.  Passes may be purchased directly through Willoughby or Mentor. A utility bill and photo ID are required at the time of application by both communities.

For current rates and other information:

City of Mentor: 974-5720 or 255-1100

City of Willoughby: 953-4200

Youth Sports Leagues within The City of Kirtland

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Within the City of Kirtland there are four youth sports leagues. These leagues are run and managed by independent boards for each sport and include baseball, basketball, football-cheerleading, and soccer. The City of Kirtland is responsible for the operation of the fields at Recreation Park and the Community Center. The City maintains the fields and makes improvements to these facilities so that playing quality is sufficient. For specific questions, contact the appropriate personnel or website as listed below.

The Kirtland Baseball League provides inter and intra city leagues of baseball and softball (fast and slow) for girls and boys ages 4 through 18. The league’s purpose is to enhance skills and to encourage knowledge of the game. Registration is generally in February and the season typically runs from May to July.

For more information, contact league President, Dave Torok at 256-2411 or visit
For rainouts, call 256-5251.

The Kirtland Basketball League is an instructional league for girls and boys in grades 3-6. Teams are single gendered and leagues are separated into two age groups; third—fourth graders and fifth—sixth graders. Games are played on Sunday afternoons and utilize official referees using modified basketball rules for youth play. Sign-ups and tryouts are generally in October and the season runs from December to February.

For more information, please contact league President, Jim Gardner at 256-1219 or visit

The Kirtland Football League is an organized, instructional inter city league for boys and girls ages 7-11 years old. The league supports three tackle teams. There is a 7-year old division, and 8-9 year old division and a 10-11 year old division. There is also a cheerleading squad. Games are played on Saturday and Sunday afternoons, through October, against neighboring community teams at the Kirtland High School Stadium. Registration is in May at Recreation Park.

For more information see contacts below or go to

Football Contact Information

A Team Football
(10 & 11 year olds)

Paul Guhde
Dave Skiljan


B Team Football
(8 & 9 year olds)

Mike Kosir


C Team Football
(7 year olds)

Gary Janas


Cheerleading Contact Information

A Team
(10 & 11 year olds)

Nancy Lustri


B Team
(8 & 9 year olds)

Cyndee Rosser


C Team
(7 year olds)

Michellle Janas



Soccer -
The Kirtland Soccer League is for girls and boys ages 4-11, up to U-12. Visit the website for the calendar year age matrix. The league's purpose is to have fun while learning the game of soccer. U-12 and U-10 seasons are broken up into two parts: Play begins in the fall, breaks for the winter, and then regroups and finishes in the spring. U-8 and U-6 only play in the fall. Registration begins mid-March and closes July 1.

For more information, contact the Soccer Board of Directors at

Additional Information
For additional information on recreational programs in the City of Kirtland, please visit Recreation in Kirtland or e-mail .


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