5827 Highland Road, Highland Heights, OH 44143 • (440) 461-2440, fax (440) 461-9062

Parks and Recreation

Girls in PoolThe City of Highland Heights takes great pride in providing residents with a safe, serene and beautiful place to call home. Our Parks and Recreation Department works year-round to ensure that residents and families may take full advantage of the fun and beauty we have to offer.



Check out the 2014 Summer Sizzler!

Please click here if you would like to register online for any of our summer recreation programs. Click on the above link for the 2014 Summer Sizzler for program information. 



Summer Recreation Employment Applications are now available online.

Please click here to view and print the application.

Completed applications may be dropped off or returned by mail to:

City of Highland Heights
5827 Highland Road
Highland Hts, OH 44143



Wildcat Fitness

For general information about the Wildcat Sport and Fitness Center,
please click here.


Community Park
5905 Wilson Mills Road
Come check out our newly renovated facilities at the City of Highland Heights Community Park, spanning 35 acres, which now includes a nature trail, jungle-gym, baseball and softball fields, a zero-entry swimming pool and picnic area. The new parking lot design ensures a safer space for children to play. 

Park Pavilion Rental Information
5905 Wilson Mills Road
Pavilions may be reserved by residents, businesses and schools located in the City of Highland Heights. Proof of residency is required. Pavilion is available from May to October.  One rental is permitted per year, per family.  A deposit is required in advance and will be refunded if pavilion is left in good condition.  No alcoholic beverages are permitted in the park. Reservations must be made in person at City Hall or by calling (440) 461-2440 x147.

For more information on park pavilion rental, click here (PDF).

Park Pavilion


Community Pool
5905 Wilson Mills Road            
Main phone: (440) 442-2423
Community pool co-directors: Sarah Tufts stufts1003@gmail.com and Katherine Verdi kverdi1@kent.edu
The community pool is open to residents and employees of City of Highland Heights businesses.  The zero-entry pool is approximately 10,000 square feet.  For information on pool passes, swimming lessons, pool parties and the Hurricanes Swim Team, check out the Summer Sizzler.

Pool Hours

Open swim
(June – August)

Monday – Friday:  1:15 PM – 8:00 PM  (except during Swim Team meets, call pool for info 440-442-2423)
Saturday & Sunday:  11:00 AM – 8:00 PM

August 5 - August 18 the pool is open everyday 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM.

Open swim
(August – September)

Monday – Sunday:  11:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Adult Lap Swim

Monday – Friday:  7:00 AM – 9:00 AM & Noon – 1:00 PM

Pool Closings
The pool will temporarily close when the temperature is 65 degrees or below.  The pool will also close temporarily for all thunder and/or lightning storms.  Please call the pool to find out the open/close status during inclement weather at (440) 442-2423.  The pool will open late during home swim meets or pool parties. 

The City of Highland Heights Community Park is filled with sports activities throughout the spring, summer and fall.  For summer sports information (Boys Baseball, Girl Softball, Swimming, T-Ball, Tennis) check out the 2014 Summer Sizzler.


Girls Softball

Summer Day Camp
Children entering kindergarten through seventh grade will enjoy weekly field trips, lunch treats, sports, games and arts and crafts to develop children’s skills and interests, enhance self-esteem and encourage respect for themselves and others. 

Park & Recreation Commission

Frank Dilalla 440-684-9543 
Rocco Dolciato 440-605-0703 
Kathy Gould 440-449-5235 
Jolene Greve 440-646-9692 
Betty Kryszan 440-461-9342 
Chuck Brunello, Council Representative 440-446-9474 

Laura Pugel