Parks & Recreation

Parks & Recreation

The Detroit Shoreway neighborhood understands the value parks and recreation areas offer a neighborhood. These qualify of life resources are important for playing, learning and growing. They provide a respite from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and server as meeting places for residents and friends. Through partnerships with Cleveland Public Theatre and Park Works, the neighborhood’s parks host plays, activities, sporting events, painting, and other fun activities for children and adults.

Cleveland Lakefront State Parks: Edgewater State Park

One of the neighborhood’s greatest assets is its proximity to Lake Erie and Edgewater State Park. Divided into two sections, upper and lower area, the 419 acre park is connected to the neighborhood from the West 65th Street bike/Walking trail and the West. 76th Street walking trail. The park’s amenities include a fishing pier, swimming beaches, a fitness course, 4 picnic shelters, beach concessions, summer nature programs, bike trails, seasonal dock rentals, boat launch ramps, playgrounds and picnic tables. In the winter, the park is transformed into a great place to sled, ice fish, ice boat and cross-country ski. Visit Edgewater Park to learn more.

City of Cleveland Parks

Michael Zone Recreation Center


Located in the southernportion of Detroit Shoreway in the heart of the Cleveland EcoVillage, the22-acre Michael Zone Recreation Center is one of Cleveland's largestgreenspaces. The recreation center facility houses an indoor pool, weight room,meeting space, sauna/steam room, game room, racquetball courts and a gymnasium.Outdoor facilities include 2 ball fields, 2 soccer fields, tennis courts,a handball court, splash park, dog park, skate park, playground, and naturetrails (3/4 mile loop on the 22 acre site).  But this site is evenmore than an active recreation park; it is a demonstration site forenvironmental stewardship.  The grounds are a national model forecological urban green space integrated with traditional recreation.  Greenspace improvements include on site treatment of storm water, permaculture andnative vegetation, restoring areas of natural habitat and wetlands, andconnector trails to RTA’s Rapid Station (West 61st/Lorain). 

As you stop by the newZone Recreation Center, enjoy not only the state of the art facilities, butalso the honor of being part of a national model for healthy space for manygenerations to come.  The new Zone Recreation Center is yet anotherreminder that the Detroit Shoreway and Near West communities are leaders in thenation and a distinguished place to call home.   

Check out their daily schedule of events.

Lake Park

Located in the western section of Detroit Shoreway, the one-acre Lake Park is the only neighborhood park with an outdoor public pool. Along with a playground and plenty of room to play catch and other games, this park is nestled amongst quaint homes between Detroit and Lake Avenues.

1341 West 85th Street
1 Acre, Outdoor Pool, Playground

Madison-Lawn Park

Situated in the southwestern area of the neighborhood, Madison-Lawn Park has a great playground and basketball court for residents and visitors to enjoy. The park is just a short distance from the Cleveland EcoVillage and West 65th/Lorain Red Line Rapid Station.

West 73rd Street and Madison Avenue
1.30 Acres, Playground,1 Full Basketball Court

Herman Park
Herman Park is a truly unique park in its location and amenities. Positioned immediately south of light industrial plants, the park is over 2 acres in size, contains a playground, a basketball court, a baseball field and a pavilion.

W.60th Street and Herman Avenue
2.42 Acres, Playground, 1 Full Basketball Court, 1 Unlit Baseball Field

A neighborhood with a view, a community with a vision.

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