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Tuesday June 22, 2021
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Indoor Walking Group - Indoor Walking Group
Our walking group meets every weekday morning at the Old Firehouse from 8-9:00 am. Stay active and fit in a controlled climate.For the time being, coffee will not be supplied so bring your own beverages.
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Parent & Child (Minimum Age 6 Months)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Preschool (Minimum Age 4 years)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level I
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level II
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level III
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Total Body Strength - Total Body Strength
This class is designed to work all major muscles with a variety of strength and conditioning exercises.  This sculpting class will tone upper and lower body using various equipment like hand weights, body bars, TRX, and your own body weight.  This class is for all levels.There is an $8.00 drop-in fee per class or you can purchase a 12 visit punch pass membership for $60.00. This punch pass can be used for any of our regular group fitness classes.Tuesdays and Thursdays9:00-10:00 amOld Firehouse Community CenterInstructors:  Tru Pace/Carrie GardnerClick here to purchase a punch pass
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Parent & Child (Minimum Age 6 Months)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Preschool (Minimum Age 4 years)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level I
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level IV
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level V
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM    Gentle Yoga @ the Old Firehouse - Yoga @ the Old FIrehouse Community Center
This gentle yoga is a restful, calming class that includes breathing, gentle flowing movements with passive and supported posses.  This class is appropriate for all levels including those with limited mobility or those that prefer a softer, gentler approach to yoga. Modifications for poses will be offered but students must be able to get down to the floor and up again unassistedThere is an $8.00 drop-in fee per class or you can purchase a 12 visit punch pass membership for $60.00. This punch pass can be used for any of our group fitness classes.Tuesdays 10:15-11:15 am              and Fridays 9:00-10:00 am Old Firehouse Community Center (100 Avon Belden Rd.)Click Here to purchase membership
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Aqua Aerobics - Aqua Aerobics
Avon Lake is proud to offer Aqua-Aerobics weekday mornings in the summer. Whether you are implementing a fitness program into your daily routine or you are looking for another exciting exercise opportunity, this program is a blast! The instructor is engaging and fun and people come back year after year for the fun and the workout. Join us for the summer aqua-aerobics class!Program Dates:  June 22-August 20Program Location:  Ellen Trivanovich Aquatic CenterDay:  Tuesday, Thursday 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.Host/Instructor:  Beth LarawayCost:  $5.00 per class payable at the admission window
 
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Avon Lake Fine Arts Camp - Session One: 6/14 - 7/2
The Avon Lake Parks & Recreation Department is excited to present their Avon Lake Fine Arts Camp.  It will be an all-encompassing arts experience where children will be encouraged to explore their creative talents in music, dance, theater and the visual arts.We will be breaking into smaller groups during the day based on age and then coming together towards the end of their three weeks to create their original musical show on stage before a live audience on the last day of camp. Session One:  “Celebrate You and Me”  6/14 – 7/2 Ages 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)Monday – Friday noon -4pm3 Week Camp: $375.00 (second sibling…$275) Non-resident fee $400.00Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided. Session Two:  “Be the Change”  7/12 – 7/30Monday – Friday noon -4pmAges 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)3 Week Camp: $375.00 (second sibling…$275) Non-resident fee $400.00Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided. Four Day Camp: "YOU'VE GOT TALENT!"  7/6 – 7/9Our four day camp will focus on your child's individual talents and passions in the fine arts. We will be celebrating our budding singers, dancers, and artists by working on solo or small group pieces and presenting or performing their talents on the final day of the camp. Building confidence in their own unique talents and creativity will be the focus of the camp. 4 Day camp: $175.00 (second sibling...$150) Ages 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)Non-resident fee $200Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided.  Registration opens Monday, March 15, 2021 at 9am. Space is limited so reserve your spot today! Registration deadline is two-weeks prior to the start of each session.  Deposit of $25 per week due at time of registration. Questions? Call (440) 930-4130.  What to bring?- camp t-shirt (not required daily)- mask- non-perishable healthy snack and drink (no soda/candy permitted) items should be labeled you’re your child’s name- weather appropriate clothing- sunscreen - applied before camp AND brought to camp labeled with child's nameCan I sign up for just one week?Unfortunately, our three week camp is a consecutive program leading up to a final performance, so you must attend each week.  We do have a four day program available 7/6 – 7/9. What pre-cautions will you be taking in regards to Covid-19?The Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department follows the guidelines provided by the Lorain County Board of Health.  Currently children and staff will be required to wear masks while attending fine arts camp except for during performances.  Class sizes are limited to 50 and social distancing will be in place.  Whenever possible, portions of the class will be held outdoors.  Portions of the day that are indoors are held in a community center where there is room to social distance. Temperatures will be taken as children arrive each day.  Areas will be sanitized after each session.  Please note that the guidelines are ever-changing, and we receive updates from the board of health on a daily basis and keep you informed of changes. What happens if my child gets sick or injured in the program?Children that get sick or injured during the program are isolated and contact is made with the parent or guardian.  We may ask that your child leave for the day to avoid spreading of communicable diseases.  In the event of a serious illness or injury emergency services will be called to respond.  It is imperative that we have the parents contact information to keep you informed of the situation regarding your child. Do I have to pay at the time of registration?A deposit of $25 per student per session is required at registration.  The final balance of the fee is due 2 weeks prior to the first day of the session. What is the drop-off/pick-up process? Due to social distancing, we are asking parents to remain in their vehicles during drop off and pick up.  Drop off will be at the south side of the Old Firehouse Community Center.  An instructor will greet you and take your child’s temperature while still in your vehicle.  If the temperature is below 100 degrees, our teacher’s aide will escort your child into the building to begin their day.  A hang-tag will be distributed at drop off the first day of class with your assigned number.  One additional hang-tag may be requested for an additional authorized caretaker.  Parents and/or caretakers are expected to drop each child off a maximum of fifteen minutes before the class and they are expected to pick-up their child at the designated end time.  Child pick up will be at the same location.  Only individuals listed at the time of registration will be permitted to pick up the child.  A photo ID must be presented upon pick-up each day. If additional people (not listed during registration) are required to pick up the child this must be put in writing ASAP and given to the program coordinator or lead teacher.  
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Senior Summer Art Classes - Week 1-June 22: Plein Air Painting
New this summer we are offering free art classes for resident adults 55 and over.  We have 7 sessions to offer using various techniques of drawing, painting, and collage as listed below. All materials will be provided you just need to show up and let your creativity to run wild.  Cost:  FreeDates: June 22nd - August 10thDay: TuesdaysTime: 1:00-2:00 pmLocation: Lake House at Veterans' Memorial Park (32756 Lake Rd.)Instructor:  Christine SeeholzerQuestions: 440-930-4135June 22nd: Plein Air Painting Students will learn how to build layers on the canvas with acrylic paint and mediums from an underpainting to the foreground using a palette knife, brush and water. Subject: (Veteran’s Memorial) landscape. Techniques: wash, sgraffito, palette knife painting, impasto. June 29th: Gestural drawing This class focuses on the different ways to “see” and draw an object. The mass, the contour, negative and positive space and proportion. Students will use washable markers and water to create loose expressive drawings that can later be refined and layered.Subjects: Various- house. Anchor, airplane, flag, cannon.  July 6th: Mixed Media Cross-stitch This class will explore the playful capture of cloud formations with the different sensory and tactile experience of combining yarn and paint, combining embroidery techniques and acrylic paint on deco mesh Subject: cloud formations. July 20th: Reflection boat Print Part I Today’s portion of this two-class project involves learning techniques in manipulating watercolor to create various effects. Our subject is the lake at sunset. While this is drying...Color field painting Coaster Students will also learn how to express an emotion or subject through color field and learn how to manipulate alcohol-based markers to create painterly effects and make their own coaster. July 27th: Reflection Print Part II Using a drawing guide and a break-down of basic shapes, students will draw a sailboat, then transfer to a foam printing plate. Finally, students will print their sailboat and the reflection onto their previously created lake at sunset paintings. Students will also complete their coasters by applying a protective layer to the bottom and take them home.  August 3rd: Sculptural collage Part I For this mixed media project, students will learn how to build a sculptural relief support onto which you can paint with watercolor. Clay Hand-building techniques Part I Students will follow step-by-step directions to create a 3-d portrait in clay,using additive and subtractive clay-building methods.. Subject: egret, sandpiper, crane, etc. August 10th: Sculptural Collage Part II Using the support created in the previous class, students will add watercolor to complete the painting. Clay building techniques  Part II Students will use acrylic paint and glaze to  create a bronze appearance to their portrait. 
 
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Reserved
 
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Youth Summer Art Classes - Week 1-June 22: Plein Air Painting
New this summer we are offering art classes for residents 10-15 years of age.  We have 7 sessions to offer using various techniques of drawing, painting, and collage as listed below. Each session is $20.00 and you can register for as many sessions as you like.  Once registered you just need to show up and let your creativity run wild.  All materials provided.  Cost:  $20.00 per sessionDates: June 22nd - August 10thDay: TuesdaysTime: 3:00-4:00 pmLocation: Lake House at Veterans' Memorial Park (32756 Lake Rd.)Instructor:  Christine SeeholzerQuestions: 440-930-4135June 21th: Plein Air Painting Students will learn how to build layers on the canvas with acrylic paint and mediums from an underpainting to the foreground using a palette knife, brush and water. Subject: (Veteran’s Memorial) landscape. Techniques: wash, sgraffito, palette knife painting, impasto. June 29th: Gestural drawing This class focuses on the different ways to “see” and draw an object. The mass, the contour, negative and positive space and proportion. Students will use washable markers and water to create loose expressive drawings that can later be refined and layered.Subjects: Various- house. Anchor, airplane, flag, cannon.  July 6th: Mixed Media Cross-stitch This class will explore the playful capture of cloud formations with the different sensory and tactile experience of combining yarn and paint, combining embroidery techniques and acrylic paint on deco mesh Subject: cloud formations.  July 20th: Reflection boat Print Part I Today’s portion of this two-class project involves learning techniques in manipulating watercolor to create various effects. Our subject is the lake at sunset. While this is drying...Color field painting Coaster Students will also learn how to express an emotion or subject through color field and learn how to manipulate alcohol-based markers to create painterly effects and make their own coaster.   July 27th: Reflection Print Part II Using a drawing guide and a break-down of basic shapes, students will draw a sailboat, then transfer to a foam printing plate. Finally, students will print their sailboat and the reflection onto their previously created lake at sunset paintings. Students will also complete their coasters by applying a protective layer to the bottom and take them home.   August 3rd: Sculptural collage Part I For this mixed media project, students will learn how to build a sculptural relief support onto which you can paint with watercolor. Clay Hand-building techniques Part I Students will follow step-by-step directions to create a 3-d portrait in clay,using additive and subtractive clay-building methods.. Subject: egret, sandpiper, crane, etc.  August 10th: Sculptural Collage Part II Using the support created in the previous class, students will add watercolor to complete the painting. Clay building techniques  Part II Students will use acrylic paint and glaze to  create a bronze appearance to their portrait.   
 
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM    RENTED
 
Wednesday June 23, 2021
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Indoor Walking Group - Indoor Walking Group
Our walking group meets every weekday morning at the Old Firehouse from 8-9:00 am. Stay active and fit in a controlled climate.For the time being, coffee will not be supplied so bring your own beverages.
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Parent & Child (Minimum Age 6 Months)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Preschool (Minimum Age 4 years)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level I
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level II
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level III
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM    MOTION & Flexibility - Parkinson's/MS Fitness - Flexibility in Motion
An exercise program designed to increase Mobility and Flexibility for all who are interested in increasing and maintaining daily functionality regardless of their range of motion. The class may help to enhance quality of life, range of motion, flexibility & much more. The program is especially helpful to those suffering the effects of Parkinson's Disease and Multiple Sclerosis. Exercises will focus on the four components of fitness: cardio, strength, flexibility and balance and are specifically designed to gradually improve overall fitness and to combat symptoms of disease. Mondays & Wednesdays 09:30am-10:15amOld Firehouse Community Center150 Avon Belden Rd. You may pay the $8.00 drop in fee at the time of your visit or purchase a monthly pass for $48.00 by clicking the link below. Please call 440-930-4135 for additional information.Click Here to purchase a monthly pass
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Youth Summer Tennis Lessons - 5-10 Year Old Tennis Lessons Monday & Wednesday
5-10 Year of Age- For beginners to intermediate level players. The 10 and under tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding. The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start. Children will learn the basic fundamentals and experience a positive and rewarding introduction to the sport of tennis. 11 and Over - All skill levels are welcome! The tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding.  The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start.GIRLS HIGH PERFORMANCE- Girls who are 8th grade and under, know how to keep score and play matches are welcome to join. For more information please contact Mary Herrick @216-316-9501NO CLASS THE WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4 All classes take place at Bleser Park Tennis professionals will divide children on the courts according to age and skill levels.Participants are expected to bring their own racquets to every class. Athletic shoes are required. Players are not permitted to wear flip-flops or sandals during lessons for safety reasons. Sunscreen and water are recommended.
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Youth Summer Tennis Lessons - 5-10 Year Old Tennis Lessons Wednesday Only
5-10 Year of Age- For beginners to intermediate level players. The 10 and under tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding. The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start. Children will learn the basic fundamentals and experience a positive and rewarding introduction to the sport of tennis. 11 and Over - All skill levels are welcome! The tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding.  The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start.GIRLS HIGH PERFORMANCE- Girls who are 8th grade and under, know how to keep score and play matches are welcome to join. For more information please contact Mary Herrick @216-316-9501NO CLASS THE WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4 All classes take place at Bleser Park Tennis professionals will divide children on the courts according to age and skill levels.Participants are expected to bring their own racquets to every class. Athletic shoes are required. Players are not permitted to wear flip-flops or sandals during lessons for safety reasons. Sunscreen and water are recommended.
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Parent & Child (Minimum Age 6 Months)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Preschool (Minimum Age 4 years)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level I
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level IV
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level V
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Fishing with Friends - Fishing with Friends
FREEJoin us this summer at Walker Road Park Reservoir for another year of our popular fishing program! Beginning June 16th, poles, bait and knowledgeable attendants will be available. Stop up once to give it a try or make it a part of your daily routine!W/Th/F/Sat from 10:00AM - 2:00PM at Walker Road Park. Catch Bluegill, Bass and Catfish!AGE RESTRICTIONS-This program is designed for kids 15 and under (families encouraged!). Other ages may be accommodated but please check with the attendant.-All youth under 18 must have a signed permission form completed during or prior to their first fishing experience with the Avon Lake Parks & Recreation Department.-Children under 12 years old must be accompanied and supervised by a responsible person, 14 years old or older. Children under 6 years old need to have a responsible individual within arm’s reach at all times.This program is made possible with the support of ODNR Division of Wildlife, the USFWS Wildlife & Sportfish Restoration Act and Erie Outfitters.
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Youth Summer Tennis Lessons - 11 and over Tennis Lessons Wednesday Only
5-10 Year of Age- For beginners to intermediate level players. The 10 and under tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding. The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start. Children will learn the basic fundamentals and experience a positive and rewarding introduction to the sport of tennis. 11 and Over - All skill levels are welcome! The tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding.  The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start.GIRLS HIGH PERFORMANCE- Girls who are 8th grade and under, know how to keep score and play matches are welcome to join. For more information please contact Mary Herrick @216-316-9501NO CLASS THE WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4 All classes take place at Bleser Park Tennis professionals will divide children on the courts according to age and skill levels.Participants are expected to bring their own racquets to every class. Athletic shoes are required. Players are not permitted to wear flip-flops or sandals during lessons for safety reasons. Sunscreen and water are recommended.
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Youth Summer Tennis Lessons - 11 and over Tennis Lessons Monday & Wednesday
5-10 Year of Age- For beginners to intermediate level players. The 10 and under tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding. The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start. Children will learn the basic fundamentals and experience a positive and rewarding introduction to the sport of tennis. 11 and Over - All skill levels are welcome! The tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding.  The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start.GIRLS HIGH PERFORMANCE- Girls who are 8th grade and under, know how to keep score and play matches are welcome to join. For more information please contact Mary Herrick @216-316-9501NO CLASS THE WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4 All classes take place at Bleser Park Tennis professionals will divide children on the courts according to age and skill levels.Participants are expected to bring their own racquets to every class. Athletic shoes are required. Players are not permitted to wear flip-flops or sandals during lessons for safety reasons. Sunscreen and water are recommended.
 
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM    Rented
 
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Avon Lake Fine Arts Camp - Session One: 6/14 - 7/2
The Avon Lake Parks & Recreation Department is excited to present their Avon Lake Fine Arts Camp.  It will be an all-encompassing arts experience where children will be encouraged to explore their creative talents in music, dance, theater and the visual arts.We will be breaking into smaller groups during the day based on age and then coming together towards the end of their three weeks to create their original musical show on stage before a live audience on the last day of camp. Session One:  “Celebrate You and Me”  6/14 – 7/2 Ages 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)Monday – Friday noon -4pm3 Week Camp: $375.00 (second sibling…$275) Non-resident fee $400.00Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided. Session Two:  “Be the Change”  7/12 – 7/30Monday – Friday noon -4pmAges 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)3 Week Camp: $375.00 (second sibling…$275) Non-resident fee $400.00Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided. Four Day Camp: "YOU'VE GOT TALENT!"  7/6 – 7/9Our four day camp will focus on your child's individual talents and passions in the fine arts. We will be celebrating our budding singers, dancers, and artists by working on solo or small group pieces and presenting or performing their talents on the final day of the camp. Building confidence in their own unique talents and creativity will be the focus of the camp. 4 Day camp: $175.00 (second sibling...$150) Ages 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)Non-resident fee $200Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided.  Registration opens Monday, March 15, 2021 at 9am. Space is limited so reserve your spot today! Registration deadline is two-weeks prior to the start of each session.  Deposit of $25 per week due at time of registration. Questions? Call (440) 930-4130.  What to bring?- camp t-shirt (not required daily)- mask- non-perishable healthy snack and drink (no soda/candy permitted) items should be labeled you’re your child’s name- weather appropriate clothing- sunscreen - applied before camp AND brought to camp labeled with child's nameCan I sign up for just one week?Unfortunately, our three week camp is a consecutive program leading up to a final performance, so you must attend each week.  We do have a four day program available 7/6 – 7/9. What pre-cautions will you be taking in regards to Covid-19?The Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department follows the guidelines provided by the Lorain County Board of Health.  Currently children and staff will be required to wear masks while attending fine arts camp except for during performances.  Class sizes are limited to 50 and social distancing will be in place.  Whenever possible, portions of the class will be held outdoors.  Portions of the day that are indoors are held in a community center where there is room to social distance. Temperatures will be taken as children arrive each day.  Areas will be sanitized after each session.  Please note that the guidelines are ever-changing, and we receive updates from the board of health on a daily basis and keep you informed of changes. What happens if my child gets sick or injured in the program?Children that get sick or injured during the program are isolated and contact is made with the parent or guardian.  We may ask that your child leave for the day to avoid spreading of communicable diseases.  In the event of a serious illness or injury emergency services will be called to respond.  It is imperative that we have the parents contact information to keep you informed of the situation regarding your child. Do I have to pay at the time of registration?A deposit of $25 per student per session is required at registration.  The final balance of the fee is due 2 weeks prior to the first day of the session. What is the drop-off/pick-up process? Due to social distancing, we are asking parents to remain in their vehicles during drop off and pick up.  Drop off will be at the south side of the Old Firehouse Community Center.  An instructor will greet you and take your child’s temperature while still in your vehicle.  If the temperature is below 100 degrees, our teacher’s aide will escort your child into the building to begin their day.  A hang-tag will be distributed at drop off the first day of class with your assigned number.  One additional hang-tag may be requested for an additional authorized caretaker.  Parents and/or caretakers are expected to drop each child off a maximum of fifteen minutes before the class and they are expected to pick-up their child at the designated end time.  Child pick up will be at the same location.  Only individuals listed at the time of registration will be permitted to pick up the child.  A photo ID must be presented upon pick-up each day. If additional people (not listed during registration) are required to pick up the child this must be put in writing ASAP and given to the program coordinator or lead teacher.  
 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Recreation Commission meeting
 
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM    Reserved
 
Thursday June 24, 2021
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Indoor Walking Group - Indoor Walking Group
Our walking group meets every weekday morning at the Old Firehouse from 8-9:00 am. Stay active and fit in a controlled climate.For the time being, coffee will not be supplied so bring your own beverages.
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Parent & Child (Minimum Age 6 Months)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Preschool (Minimum Age 4 years)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level I
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level II
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level III
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Total Body Strength - Total Body Strength
This class is designed to work all major muscles with a variety of strength and conditioning exercises.  This sculpting class will tone upper and lower body using various equipment like hand weights, body bars, TRX, and your own body weight.  This class is for all levels.There is an $8.00 drop-in fee per class or you can purchase a 12 visit punch pass membership for $60.00. This punch pass can be used for any of our regular group fitness classes.Tuesdays and Thursdays9:00-10:00 amOld Firehouse Community CenterInstructors:  Tru Pace/Carrie GardnerClick here to purchase a punch pass
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Parent & Child (Minimum Age 6 Months)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Preschool (Minimum Age 4 years)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level I
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level IV
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level V
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Fishing with Friends - Fishing with Friends
FREEJoin us this summer at Walker Road Park Reservoir for another year of our popular fishing program! Beginning June 16th, poles, bait and knowledgeable attendants will be available. Stop up once to give it a try or make it a part of your daily routine!W/Th/F/Sat from 10:00AM - 2:00PM at Walker Road Park. Catch Bluegill, Bass and Catfish!AGE RESTRICTIONS-This program is designed for kids 15 and under (families encouraged!). Other ages may be accommodated but please check with the attendant.-All youth under 18 must have a signed permission form completed during or prior to their first fishing experience with the Avon Lake Parks & Recreation Department.-Children under 12 years old must be accompanied and supervised by a responsible person, 14 years old or older. Children under 6 years old need to have a responsible individual within arm’s reach at all times.This program is made possible with the support of ODNR Division of Wildlife, the USFWS Wildlife & Sportfish Restoration Act and Erie Outfitters.
 
10:15 AM - 12:00 PM    Morning Movies - 6/24/2021 Morning Movies - Hillbilly Elegy
Beginning in June, join us for movies every Thursday at the Old Firehouse! Movie begins at 10:15am. *Chairs will be 6 feet apart. We WILL NOT be using couches.*If you don't feel well, stay home.*Masks are required in the common areas.*Coffee is now provided.*Popcorn and snacks are available in individual bags.
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Strength and Balance - Strength and Balance
A perfect 50+ class that incorporates stretching, balance, agility, strength and cardio, along with fun music. This class utilizes various equipment, such as weights, exercise balls, drumming sticks, and much more. A portion of the class is seated in chairs and the rest completed standing. No floor work.There is an $8.00 drop-in fee per class or you can purchase a 12 visit punch pass membership for $60.00. This punch pass can be used for any of our regular group fitness classes.Mondays and Thursdays 10:30am-11:30 am Old Firehouse Community Center (100 Avon Belden Rd.)Click here to purchase a punch pass
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Aqua Aerobics - Aqua Aerobics
Avon Lake is proud to offer Aqua-Aerobics weekday mornings in the summer. Whether you are implementing a fitness program into your daily routine or you are looking for another exciting exercise opportunity, this program is a blast! The instructor is engaging and fun and people come back year after year for the fun and the workout. Join us for the summer aqua-aerobics class!Program Dates:  June 22-August 20Program Location:  Ellen Trivanovich Aquatic CenterDay:  Tuesday, Thursday 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.Host/Instructor:  Beth LarawayCost:  $5.00 per class payable at the admission window
 
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Avon Lake Fine Arts Camp - Session One: 6/14 - 7/2
The Avon Lake Parks & Recreation Department is excited to present their Avon Lake Fine Arts Camp.  It will be an all-encompassing arts experience where children will be encouraged to explore their creative talents in music, dance, theater and the visual arts.We will be breaking into smaller groups during the day based on age and then coming together towards the end of their three weeks to create their original musical show on stage before a live audience on the last day of camp. Session One:  “Celebrate You and Me”  6/14 – 7/2 Ages 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)Monday – Friday noon -4pm3 Week Camp: $375.00 (second sibling…$275) Non-resident fee $400.00Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided. Session Two:  “Be the Change”  7/12 – 7/30Monday – Friday noon -4pmAges 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)3 Week Camp: $375.00 (second sibling…$275) Non-resident fee $400.00Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided. Four Day Camp: "YOU'VE GOT TALENT!"  7/6 – 7/9Our four day camp will focus on your child's individual talents and passions in the fine arts. We will be celebrating our budding singers, dancers, and artists by working on solo or small group pieces and presenting or performing their talents on the final day of the camp. Building confidence in their own unique talents and creativity will be the focus of the camp. 4 Day camp: $175.00 (second sibling...$150) Ages 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)Non-resident fee $200Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided.  Registration opens Monday, March 15, 2021 at 9am. Space is limited so reserve your spot today! Registration deadline is two-weeks prior to the start of each session.  Deposit of $25 per week due at time of registration. Questions? Call (440) 930-4130.  What to bring?- camp t-shirt (not required daily)- mask- non-perishable healthy snack and drink (no soda/candy permitted) items should be labeled you’re your child’s name- weather appropriate clothing- sunscreen - applied before camp AND brought to camp labeled with child's nameCan I sign up for just one week?Unfortunately, our three week camp is a consecutive program leading up to a final performance, so you must attend each week.  We do have a four day program available 7/6 – 7/9. What pre-cautions will you be taking in regards to Covid-19?The Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department follows the guidelines provided by the Lorain County Board of Health.  Currently children and staff will be required to wear masks while attending fine arts camp except for during performances.  Class sizes are limited to 50 and social distancing will be in place.  Whenever possible, portions of the class will be held outdoors.  Portions of the day that are indoors are held in a community center where there is room to social distance. Temperatures will be taken as children arrive each day.  Areas will be sanitized after each session.  Please note that the guidelines are ever-changing, and we receive updates from the board of health on a daily basis and keep you informed of changes. What happens if my child gets sick or injured in the program?Children that get sick or injured during the program are isolated and contact is made with the parent or guardian.  We may ask that your child leave for the day to avoid spreading of communicable diseases.  In the event of a serious illness or injury emergency services will be called to respond.  It is imperative that we have the parents contact information to keep you informed of the situation regarding your child. Do I have to pay at the time of registration?A deposit of $25 per student per session is required at registration.  The final balance of the fee is due 2 weeks prior to the first day of the session. What is the drop-off/pick-up process? Due to social distancing, we are asking parents to remain in their vehicles during drop off and pick up.  Drop off will be at the south side of the Old Firehouse Community Center.  An instructor will greet you and take your child’s temperature while still in your vehicle.  If the temperature is below 100 degrees, our teacher’s aide will escort your child into the building to begin their day.  A hang-tag will be distributed at drop off the first day of class with your assigned number.  One additional hang-tag may be requested for an additional authorized caretaker.  Parents and/or caretakers are expected to drop each child off a maximum of fifteen minutes before the class and they are expected to pick-up their child at the designated end time.  Child pick up will be at the same location.  Only individuals listed at the time of registration will be permitted to pick up the child.  A photo ID must be presented upon pick-up each day. If additional people (not listed during registration) are required to pick up the child this must be put in writing ASAP and given to the program coordinator or lead teacher.  
 
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM    Rented
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Summer Concert Series - Party in the Park - Party in the Park Summer Concerts
The Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department presents:The 2021 Party in the Park - Summer Concert Series Sponsored by Howard Hanna - James Miller and ASAP Plumbing.Concerts will rotate between four locations:Bleser Road Park - 32800 Electric BlvdWeiss Park - 33401 Webber RoadMiller Road Park Gazebo - 33760 Lake RoadVeterans' Memorial Park Gazebo - 32756 Lake RoadAll concerts are from 6:00pm - 8:00 pm * Fireworks Celebration concerts 6:00pm - 10:00pm Most concerts will also feature food trucks!Sunday, June 13th - Bleser Park Amelia Airharts perform Food Trucks: Jones Bones BBQ and Cleveland Cookie DoughThursday, June 24th - Veterans' Park GazeboAustin Walkin' Cane performs Food Truck: Fire & IceSunday, June 27th - Miller Road Park GazeboCleveland TOPS Swing Band performsNo Food Trucks ScheduledAvon Lake's Fireworks Celebration:  Friday, July 2nd - Weiss Park*6:00pm - 8:00pm Anne E. DeChant*8:00pm - 10:00pm The Spazmatics performFood Trucks: Jones Bones BBQ, Nelly Belly, Kona Ice Kountry Krunchin's and Cathy's CleSunday, July 11th - Bleser Park Jump the Gun performs Food Trucks:  Barrio and Kona IceSaturday, July 24th - Weiss Park The Players Club performs Food Trucks:  The Original Steaks & Hoagies and 808 Shaved IceThursday, July 29th - Veterans' Park GazeboChad Hoffman performsFood Trucks:  Slyman's and Pop CultureSunday, August 8th - Bleser ParkRevolution Pie performs Food Trucks: Bearden's and 808 Shaved IceSunday, August 22nd - Bleser Park Rubix Cubed performs Food Trucks: Off the Griddle and Enticing CakesThursday, August 26th - Veterans' Park GazeboKristine Jackson performs Food Truck:  Swensons
 
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM    Reserved
 
Friday June 25, 2021
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM    Yoga in the Park - Yoga in the Park
Yoga in the Park is back! We, along with our studio partners, are excited to host another summer of downward dogs. Be sure to view the schedule below to see the class styles and descriptions. They range from traditional all-levels flow to stretching-focused and meditative. Classes will be held at Veterans' Memorial Park (32756 Lake Road).Fridays 7am: Sunrise Yoga with Cultivate Yoga SpaceSaturdays 9am: All Levels Flow Yoga with Avon Lake YogaSundays 9:30am: Breathwalk with Studio 83Sundays 5:00pm: Yin Yoga + Tibetan Singing Bowls with Studio 83All classes run ~1 hour.Cost: This is a FREE class, however, donations for the instructor are appreciated.Where: Veterans' Memorial Park, 32756 Lake Road.Parking: Parking is available at Veterans' Memorial Park in front of the Lakehouse and the Folger Home. Overflow parking is available across Lake Road at the Old Firehouse Community Center and the Bleser Park lot.Registration: Simply show up at the park and sign in with the instructor.No classes July 2nd - 4th or September 3rd - 5th - Enjoy the holiday weekend!Weather & Cancellation: We will not hold class if it is raining or other poor weather conditions persist. If classes must be cancelled they will not be rescheduled. If weather is questionable check our Facebook Page.
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Indoor Walking Group - Indoor Walking Group
Our walking group meets every weekday morning at the Old Firehouse from 8-9:00 am. Stay active and fit in a controlled climate.For the time being, coffee will not be supplied so bring your own beverages.
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Gentle Yoga @ the Old Firehouse - Yoga @ the Old FIrehouse Community Center
This gentle yoga is a restful, calming class that includes breathing, gentle flowing movements with passive and supported posses.  This class is appropriate for all levels including those with limited mobility or those that prefer a softer, gentler approach to yoga. Modifications for poses will be offered but students must be able to get down to the floor and up again unassistedThere is an $8.00 drop-in fee per class or you can purchase a 12 visit punch pass membership for $60.00. This punch pass can be used for any of our group fitness classes.Tuesdays 10:15-11:15 am              and Fridays 9:00-10:00 am Old Firehouse Community Center (100 Avon Belden Rd.)Click Here to purchase membership
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM    Rented
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Creative Needles - Creative Needles
Calling all creative people who enjoy good conversation while knitting, quilting, embroidering, crocheting, needlepoint, jewelry-making, etc!  Creative Needles meet on Fridays from 10:00am-12:00pm.  All are welcome!Tables are set up in the former exercise room to provide ample social distancing.  Face coverings are recommended.
 
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Fishing with Friends - Fishing with Friends
FREEJoin us this summer at Walker Road Park Reservoir for another year of our popular fishing program! Beginning June 16th, poles, bait and knowledgeable attendants will be available. Stop up once to give it a try or make it a part of your daily routine!W/Th/F/Sat from 10:00AM - 2:00PM at Walker Road Park. Catch Bluegill, Bass and Catfish!AGE RESTRICTIONS-This program is designed for kids 15 and under (families encouraged!). Other ages may be accommodated but please check with the attendant.-All youth under 18 must have a signed permission form completed during or prior to their first fishing experience with the Avon Lake Parks & Recreation Department.-Children under 12 years old must be accompanied and supervised by a responsible person, 14 years old or older. Children under 6 years old need to have a responsible individual within arm’s reach at all times.This program is made possible with the support of ODNR Division of Wildlife, the USFWS Wildlife & Sportfish Restoration Act and Erie Outfitters.
 
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Lifeguarding with Waterfront and Waterpark - Session 1 - Blended Learning Lifeguarding with Waterfront and Waterpark
Blended Learning Red Cross Lifeguarding with Waterfront and Waterpark  Program Dates and Times: Session: June 25th (11:00am-1:00pm) and June 28th-July 1st (10:00am-4:00pm) Program Location:  Ellen Trivanovich Aquatic Center, 32800 Electric Blvd. Program Instructor: Connor McNeill Cost:  $225 resident/$235 non-resident $100 discount/reimbursement will be given to those that work for the City of Avon Lake upon successful completion of the course Registration Deadline: June 24, 2021 Course Purpose: The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize, and respond to aquatic emergencies, injuries, and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over. Course Pre-Test:*Must be 15 years old on or before the final scheduled session of this module.*Swim 550 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Candidates may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles are allowed.*Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands under the armpits.*Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds. Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. The face may be in or out of the water. Swim goggles are not allowed.        -Surface dive, feet-first or head-first, to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound  object.        -Return to the surface and swim 20 yards to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface so they are able to get a breath. Candidates should not swim the distance under water.        -Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.*Swim 5 yards, submerge and retrieve three dive rings placed 5 yards apart in 4 to 7 feet of water, resurface and continue to swim another 5 yards to complete the skill sequence. Course Completion & Certification: On successful completion of the Lifeguarding course, participants receive American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED. To successfully complete the Lifeguarding course, the participant must:*Attend and participate in ALL class sessions.*Complete All online lessons and submit completion report (Blended Learning Only)*Demonstrate competency in all required skills and activities.*Demonstrate competency in all required final rescue skill scenarios.*Pass the CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and First Aid exam, the Lifeguarding skills exam, the Waterpark Lifeguarding exam, and the Waterfront Lifeguarding exam with a minimum of 80 percent.
 
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Avon Lake Fine Arts Camp - Session One: 6/14 - 7/2
The Avon Lake Parks & Recreation Department is excited to present their Avon Lake Fine Arts Camp.  It will be an all-encompassing arts experience where children will be encouraged to explore their creative talents in music, dance, theater and the visual arts.We will be breaking into smaller groups during the day based on age and then coming together towards the end of their three weeks to create their original musical show on stage before a live audience on the last day of camp. Session One:  “Celebrate You and Me”  6/14 – 7/2 Ages 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)Monday – Friday noon -4pm3 Week Camp: $375.00 (second sibling…$275) Non-resident fee $400.00Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided. Session Two:  “Be the Change”  7/12 – 7/30Monday – Friday noon -4pmAges 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)3 Week Camp: $375.00 (second sibling…$275) Non-resident fee $400.00Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided. Four Day Camp: "YOU'VE GOT TALENT!"  7/6 – 7/9Our four day camp will focus on your child's individual talents and passions in the fine arts. We will be celebrating our budding singers, dancers, and artists by working on solo or small group pieces and presenting or performing their talents on the final day of the camp. Building confidence in their own unique talents and creativity will be the focus of the camp. 4 Day camp: $175.00 (second sibling...$150) Ages 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)Non-resident fee $200Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided.  Registration opens Monday, March 15, 2021 at 9am. Space is limited so reserve your spot today! Registration deadline is two-weeks prior to the start of each session.  Deposit of $25 per week due at time of registration. Questions? Call (440) 930-4130.  What to bring?- camp t-shirt (not required daily)- mask- non-perishable healthy snack and drink (no soda/candy permitted) items should be labeled you’re your child’s name- weather appropriate clothing- sunscreen - applied before camp AND brought to camp labeled with child's nameCan I sign up for just one week?Unfortunately, our three week camp is a consecutive program leading up to a final performance, so you must attend each week.  We do have a four day program available 7/6 – 7/9. What pre-cautions will you be taking in regards to Covid-19?The Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department follows the guidelines provided by the Lorain County Board of Health.  Currently children and staff will be required to wear masks while attending fine arts camp except for during performances.  Class sizes are limited to 50 and social distancing will be in place.  Whenever possible, portions of the class will be held outdoors.  Portions of the day that are indoors are held in a community center where there is room to social distance. Temperatures will be taken as children arrive each day.  Areas will be sanitized after each session.  Please note that the guidelines are ever-changing, and we receive updates from the board of health on a daily basis and keep you informed of changes. What happens if my child gets sick or injured in the program?Children that get sick or injured during the program are isolated and contact is made with the parent or guardian.  We may ask that your child leave for the day to avoid spreading of communicable diseases.  In the event of a serious illness or injury emergency services will be called to respond.  It is imperative that we have the parents contact information to keep you informed of the situation regarding your child. Do I have to pay at the time of registration?A deposit of $25 per student per session is required at registration.  The final balance of the fee is due 2 weeks prior to the first day of the session. What is the drop-off/pick-up process? Due to social distancing, we are asking parents to remain in their vehicles during drop off and pick up.  Drop off will be at the south side of the Old Firehouse Community Center.  An instructor will greet you and take your child’s temperature while still in your vehicle.  If the temperature is below 100 degrees, our teacher’s aide will escort your child into the building to begin their day.  A hang-tag will be distributed at drop off the first day of class with your assigned number.  One additional hang-tag may be requested for an additional authorized caretaker.  Parents and/or caretakers are expected to drop each child off a maximum of fifteen minutes before the class and they are expected to pick-up their child at the designated end time.  Child pick up will be at the same location.  Only individuals listed at the time of registration will be permitted to pick up the child.  A photo ID must be presented upon pick-up each day. If additional people (not listed during registration) are required to pick up the child this must be put in writing ASAP and given to the program coordinator or lead teacher.  
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Reserved
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Reserved
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Reserved
 
Saturday June 26, 2021
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Rented
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Yoga in the Park - Yoga in the Park
Yoga in the Park is back! We, along with our studio partners, are excited to host another summer of downward dogs. Be sure to view the schedule below to see the class styles and descriptions. They range from traditional all-levels flow to stretching-focused and meditative. Classes will be held at Veterans' Memorial Park (32756 Lake Road).Fridays 7am: Sunrise Yoga with Cultivate Yoga SpaceSaturdays 9am: All Levels Flow Yoga with Avon Lake YogaSundays 9:30am: Breathwalk with Studio 83Sundays 5:00pm: Yin Yoga + Tibetan Singing Bowls with Studio 83All classes run ~1 hour.Cost: This is a FREE class, however, donations for the instructor are appreciated.Where: Veterans' Memorial Park, 32756 Lake Road.Parking: Parking is available at Veterans' Memorial Park in front of the Lakehouse and the Folger Home. Overflow parking is available across Lake Road at the Old Firehouse Community Center and the Bleser Park lot.Registration: Simply show up at the park and sign in with the instructor.No classes July 2nd - 4th or September 3rd - 5th - Enjoy the holiday weekend!Weather & Cancellation: We will not hold class if it is raining or other poor weather conditions persist. If classes must be cancelled they will not be rescheduled. If weather is questionable check our Facebook Page.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM    Rented
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM    Reserved
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    The Miller Road Gazebo - Lynn Lekan
 
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Fishing with Friends - Fishing with Friends
FREEJoin us this summer at Walker Road Park Reservoir for another year of our popular fishing program! Beginning June 16th, poles, bait and knowledgeable attendants will be available. Stop up once to give it a try or make it a part of your daily routine!W/Th/F/Sat from 10:00AM - 2:00PM at Walker Road Park. Catch Bluegill, Bass and Catfish!AGE RESTRICTIONS-This program is designed for kids 15 and under (families encouraged!). Other ages may be accommodated but please check with the attendant.-All youth under 18 must have a signed permission form completed during or prior to their first fishing experience with the Avon Lake Parks & Recreation Department.-Children under 12 years old must be accompanied and supervised by a responsible person, 14 years old or older. Children under 6 years old need to have a responsible individual within arm’s reach at all times.This program is made possible with the support of ODNR Division of Wildlife, the USFWS Wildlife & Sportfish Restoration Act and Erie Outfitters.
 
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Reserved
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Reserved
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    The Miller Road Gazebo - Lynn Lekan
 
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Rented
 
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Reserved
 
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Reserved
 
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM    rented
 
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM    Reserved
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Rented
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Reserved
 
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM    Reserved
 
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM    Reserved
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Rented
 
Sunday June 27, 2021
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Reserved
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM    Rented
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM    Rented
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Yoga in the Park - Yoga in the Park
Yoga in the Park is back! We, along with our studio partners, are excited to host another summer of downward dogs. Be sure to view the schedule below to see the class styles and descriptions. They range from traditional all-levels flow to stretching-focused and meditative. Classes will be held at Veterans' Memorial Park (32756 Lake Road).Fridays 7am: Sunrise Yoga with Cultivate Yoga SpaceSaturdays 9am: All Levels Flow Yoga with Avon Lake YogaSundays 9:30am: Breathwalk with Studio 83Sundays 5:00pm: Yin Yoga + Tibetan Singing Bowls with Studio 83All classes run ~1 hour.Cost: This is a FREE class, however, donations for the instructor are appreciated.Where: Veterans' Memorial Park, 32756 Lake Road.Parking: Parking is available at Veterans' Memorial Park in front of the Lakehouse and the Folger Home. Overflow parking is available across Lake Road at the Old Firehouse Community Center and the Bleser Park lot.Registration: Simply show up at the park and sign in with the instructor.No classes July 2nd - 4th or September 3rd - 5th - Enjoy the holiday weekend!Weather & Cancellation: We will not hold class if it is raining or other poor weather conditions persist. If classes must be cancelled they will not be rescheduled. If weather is questionable check our Facebook Page.
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Reserved
 
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Rented
 
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Reserved
 
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Reserved
 
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Reserved
 
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM    Reserved
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Not Available
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Yoga in the Park - Yoga in the Park
Yoga in the Park is back! We, along with our studio partners, are excited to host another summer of downward dogs. Be sure to view the schedule below to see the class styles and descriptions. They range from traditional all-levels flow to stretching-focused and meditative. Classes will be held at Veterans' Memorial Park (32756 Lake Road).Fridays 7am: Sunrise Yoga with Cultivate Yoga SpaceSaturdays 9am: All Levels Flow Yoga with Avon Lake YogaSundays 9:30am: Breathwalk with Studio 83Sundays 5:00pm: Yin Yoga + Tibetan Singing Bowls with Studio 83All classes run ~1 hour.Cost: This is a FREE class, however, donations for the instructor are appreciated.Where: Veterans' Memorial Park, 32756 Lake Road.Parking: Parking is available at Veterans' Memorial Park in front of the Lakehouse and the Folger Home. Overflow parking is available across Lake Road at the Old Firehouse Community Center and the Bleser Park lot.Registration: Simply show up at the park and sign in with the instructor.No classes July 2nd - 4th or September 3rd - 5th - Enjoy the holiday weekend!Weather & Cancellation: We will not hold class if it is raining or other poor weather conditions persist. If classes must be cancelled they will not be rescheduled. If weather is questionable check our Facebook Page.
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Summer Concert Series - Party in the Park - Party in the Park Summer Concerts
The Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department presents:The 2021 Party in the Park - Summer Concert Series Sponsored by Howard Hanna - James Miller and ASAP Plumbing.Concerts will rotate between four locations:Bleser Road Park - 32800 Electric BlvdWeiss Park - 33401 Webber RoadMiller Road Park Gazebo - 33760 Lake RoadVeterans' Memorial Park Gazebo - 32756 Lake RoadAll concerts are from 6:00pm - 8:00 pm * Fireworks Celebration concerts 6:00pm - 10:00pm Most concerts will also feature food trucks!Sunday, June 13th - Bleser Park Amelia Airharts perform Food Trucks: Jones Bones BBQ and Cleveland Cookie DoughThursday, June 24th - Veterans' Park GazeboAustin Walkin' Cane performs Food Truck: Fire & IceSunday, June 27th - Miller Road Park GazeboCleveland TOPS Swing Band performsNo Food Trucks ScheduledAvon Lake's Fireworks Celebration:  Friday, July 2nd - Weiss Park*6:00pm - 8:00pm Anne E. DeChant*8:00pm - 10:00pm The Spazmatics performFood Trucks: Jones Bones BBQ, Nelly Belly, Kona Ice Kountry Krunchin's and Cathy's CleSunday, July 11th - Bleser Park Jump the Gun performs Food Trucks:  Barrio and Kona IceSaturday, July 24th - Weiss Park The Players Club performs Food Trucks:  The Original Steaks & Hoagies and 808 Shaved IceThursday, July 29th - Veterans' Park GazeboChad Hoffman performsFood Trucks:  Slyman's and Pop CultureSunday, August 8th - Bleser ParkRevolution Pie performs Food Trucks: Bearden's and 808 Shaved IceSunday, August 22nd - Bleser Park Rubix Cubed performs Food Trucks: Off the Griddle and Enticing CakesThursday, August 26th - Veterans' Park GazeboKristine Jackson performs Food Truck:  Swensons
 
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM    RENTED
 
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM    Reserved
 
Monday June 28, 2021
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Indoor Walking Group - Indoor Walking Group
Our walking group meets every weekday morning at the Old Firehouse from 8-9:00 am. Stay active and fit in a controlled climate.For the time being, coffee will not be supplied so bring your own beverages.
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Parent & Child (Minimum Age 6 Months)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Preschool (Minimum Age 4 years)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level I
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level II
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level III
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM    Jump Start Sports Golf - Avon Lake Hole-In-One Introductory Golf
Children ages 5-12 years old get a great introduction to golf in this fun and innovative program. Players learn proper grips and swing technique and practice their driving, long irons, chipping, and putting. We also teach game strategy, golf rules and etiquette. Players who have their own clubs should bring them, but campers do not need their own set to participate. The week of instruction culminates in a golf outing at the Meadowood Golf Course in Westlake (parents must drop their children off at Meadowood on Thursday).  Practice: June 28th, 29th, and 30th at 9:00AM - 10:15PM at Blesser Park Outing: July 1st at 10:00AM - 12:00PM with Friday, July 2nd reserved for a make up. Location Meadowood Golf Course Fee: $110 (includes Jump Start Sports tee shirt and course greens fees).All registrations take place through the Jump Start Sports website.
 
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM    MOTION & Flexibility - Parkinson's/MS Fitness - Flexibility in Motion
An exercise program designed to increase Mobility and Flexibility for all who are interested in increasing and maintaining daily functionality regardless of their range of motion. The class may help to enhance quality of life, range of motion, flexibility & much more. The program is especially helpful to those suffering the effects of Parkinson's Disease and Multiple Sclerosis. Exercises will focus on the four components of fitness: cardio, strength, flexibility and balance and are specifically designed to gradually improve overall fitness and to combat symptoms of disease. Mondays & Wednesdays 09:30am-10:15amOld Firehouse Community Center150 Avon Belden Rd. You may pay the $8.00 drop in fee at the time of your visit or purchase a monthly pass for $48.00 by clicking the link below. Please call 440-930-4135 for additional information.Click Here to purchase a monthly pass
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Youth Summer Tennis Lessons - 5-10 Year Old Tennis Lessons Monday & Wednesday
5-10 Year of Age- For beginners to intermediate level players. The 10 and under tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding. The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start. Children will learn the basic fundamentals and experience a positive and rewarding introduction to the sport of tennis. 11 and Over - All skill levels are welcome! The tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding.  The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start.GIRLS HIGH PERFORMANCE- Girls who are 8th grade and under, know how to keep score and play matches are welcome to join. For more information please contact Mary Herrick @216-316-9501NO CLASS THE WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4 All classes take place at Bleser Park Tennis professionals will divide children on the courts according to age and skill levels.Participants are expected to bring their own racquets to every class. Athletic shoes are required. Players are not permitted to wear flip-flops or sandals during lessons for safety reasons. Sunscreen and water are recommended.
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Youth Summer Tennis Lessons - 5-10 Year Old Tennis Lessons Monday Only
5-10 Year of Age- For beginners to intermediate level players. The 10 and under tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding. The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start. Children will learn the basic fundamentals and experience a positive and rewarding introduction to the sport of tennis. 11 and Over - All skill levels are welcome! The tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding.  The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start.GIRLS HIGH PERFORMANCE- Girls who are 8th grade and under, know how to keep score and play matches are welcome to join. For more information please contact Mary Herrick @216-316-9501NO CLASS THE WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4 All classes take place at Bleser Park Tennis professionals will divide children on the courts according to age and skill levels.Participants are expected to bring their own racquets to every class. Athletic shoes are required. Players are not permitted to wear flip-flops or sandals during lessons for safety reasons. Sunscreen and water are recommended.
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Parent & Child (Minimum Age 6 Months)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Preschool (Minimum Age 4 years)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level I
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level IV
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level V
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Lifeguarding with Waterfront and Waterpark - Session 1 - Blended Learning Lifeguarding with Waterfront and Waterpark
Blended Learning Red Cross Lifeguarding with Waterfront and Waterpark  Program Dates and Times: Session: June 25th (11:00am-1:00pm) and June 28th-July 1st (10:00am-4:00pm) Program Location:  Ellen Trivanovich Aquatic Center, 32800 Electric Blvd. Program Instructor: Connor McNeill Cost:  $225 resident/$235 non-resident $100 discount/reimbursement will be given to those that work for the City of Avon Lake upon successful completion of the course Registration Deadline: June 24, 2021 Course Purpose: The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize, and respond to aquatic emergencies, injuries, and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over. Course Pre-Test:*Must be 15 years old on or before the final scheduled session of this module.*Swim 550 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Candidates may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles are allowed.*Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands under the armpits.*Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds. Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. The face may be in or out of the water. Swim goggles are not allowed.        -Surface dive, feet-first or head-first, to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound  object.        -Return to the surface and swim 20 yards to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface so they are able to get a breath. Candidates should not swim the distance under water.        -Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.*Swim 5 yards, submerge and retrieve three dive rings placed 5 yards apart in 4 to 7 feet of water, resurface and continue to swim another 5 yards to complete the skill sequence. Course Completion & Certification: On successful completion of the Lifeguarding course, participants receive American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED. To successfully complete the Lifeguarding course, the participant must:*Attend and participate in ALL class sessions.*Complete All online lessons and submit completion report (Blended Learning Only)*Demonstrate competency in all required skills and activities.*Demonstrate competency in all required final rescue skill scenarios.*Pass the CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and First Aid exam, the Lifeguarding skills exam, the Waterpark Lifeguarding exam, and the Waterfront Lifeguarding exam with a minimum of 80 percent.
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Jump Start Sports Golf - Avon Lake Hole-In-One Introductory Golf
Children ages 5-12 years old get a great introduction to golf in this fun and innovative program. Players learn proper grips and swing technique and practice their driving, long irons, chipping, and putting. We also teach game strategy, golf rules and etiquette. Players who have their own clubs should bring them, but campers do not need their own set to participate. The week of instruction culminates in a golf outing at the Meadowood Golf Course in Westlake (parents must drop their children off at Meadowood on Thursday).  Practice: June 28th, 29th, and 30th at 9:00AM - 10:15PM at Blesser Park Outing: July 1st at 10:00AM - 12:00PM with Friday, July 2nd reserved for a make up. Location Meadowood Golf Course Fee: $110 (includes Jump Start Sports tee shirt and course greens fees).All registrations take place through the Jump Start Sports website.
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Strength and Balance - Strength and Balance
A perfect 50+ class that incorporates stretching, balance, agility, strength and cardio, along with fun music. This class utilizes various equipment, such as weights, exercise balls, drumming sticks, and much more. A portion of the class is seated in chairs and the rest completed standing. No floor work.There is an $8.00 drop-in fee per class or you can purchase a 12 visit punch pass membership for $60.00. This punch pass can be used for any of our regular group fitness classes.Mondays and Thursdays 10:30am-11:30 am Old Firehouse Community Center (100 Avon Belden Rd.)Click here to purchase a punch pass
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Youth Summer Tennis Lessons - 11 and over Tennis Lessons Monday & Wednesday
5-10 Year of Age- For beginners to intermediate level players. The 10 and under tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding. The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start. Children will learn the basic fundamentals and experience a positive and rewarding introduction to the sport of tennis. 11 and Over - All skill levels are welcome! The tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding.  The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start.GIRLS HIGH PERFORMANCE- Girls who are 8th grade and under, know how to keep score and play matches are welcome to join. For more information please contact Mary Herrick @216-316-9501NO CLASS THE WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4 All classes take place at Bleser Park Tennis professionals will divide children on the courts according to age and skill levels.Participants are expected to bring their own racquets to every class. Athletic shoes are required. Players are not permitted to wear flip-flops or sandals during lessons for safety reasons. Sunscreen and water are recommended.
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Youth Summer Tennis Lessons - 11 and over Tennis Lessons Monday Only
5-10 Year of Age- For beginners to intermediate level players. The 10 and under tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding. The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start. Children will learn the basic fundamentals and experience a positive and rewarding introduction to the sport of tennis. 11 and Over - All skill levels are welcome! The tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding.  The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start.GIRLS HIGH PERFORMANCE- Girls who are 8th grade and under, know how to keep score and play matches are welcome to join. For more information please contact Mary Herrick @216-316-9501NO CLASS THE WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4 All classes take place at Bleser Park Tennis professionals will divide children on the courts according to age and skill levels.Participants are expected to bring their own racquets to every class. Athletic shoes are required. Players are not permitted to wear flip-flops or sandals during lessons for safety reasons. Sunscreen and water are recommended.
 
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Avon Lake Fine Arts Camp - Session One: 6/14 - 7/2
The Avon Lake Parks & Recreation Department is excited to present their Avon Lake Fine Arts Camp.  It will be an all-encompassing arts experience where children will be encouraged to explore their creative talents in music, dance, theater and the visual arts.We will be breaking into smaller groups during the day based on age and then coming together towards the end of their three weeks to create their original musical show on stage before a live audience on the last day of camp. Session One:  “Celebrate You and Me”  6/14 – 7/2 Ages 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)Monday – Friday noon -4pm3 Week Camp: $375.00 (second sibling…$275) Non-resident fee $400.00Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided. Session Two:  “Be the Change”  7/12 – 7/30Monday – Friday noon -4pmAges 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)3 Week Camp: $375.00 (second sibling…$275) Non-resident fee $400.00Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided. Four Day Camp: "YOU'VE GOT TALENT!"  7/6 – 7/9Our four day camp will focus on your child's individual talents and passions in the fine arts. We will be celebrating our budding singers, dancers, and artists by working on solo or small group pieces and presenting or performing their talents on the final day of the camp. Building confidence in their own unique talents and creativity will be the focus of the camp. 4 Day camp: $175.00 (second sibling...$150) Ages 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)Non-resident fee $200Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided.  Registration opens Monday, March 15, 2021 at 9am. Space is limited so reserve your spot today! Registration deadline is two-weeks prior to the start of each session.  Deposit of $25 per week due at time of registration. Questions? Call (440) 930-4130.  What to bring?- camp t-shirt (not required daily)- mask- non-perishable healthy snack and drink (no soda/candy permitted) items should be labeled you’re your child’s name- weather appropriate clothing- sunscreen - applied before camp AND brought to camp labeled with child's nameCan I sign up for just one week?Unfortunately, our three week camp is a consecutive program leading up to a final performance, so you must attend each week.  We do have a four day program available 7/6 – 7/9. What pre-cautions will you be taking in regards to Covid-19?The Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department follows the guidelines provided by the Lorain County Board of Health.  Currently children and staff will be required to wear masks while attending fine arts camp except for during performances.  Class sizes are limited to 50 and social distancing will be in place.  Whenever possible, portions of the class will be held outdoors.  Portions of the day that are indoors are held in a community center where there is room to social distance. Temperatures will be taken as children arrive each day.  Areas will be sanitized after each session.  Please note that the guidelines are ever-changing, and we receive updates from the board of health on a daily basis and keep you informed of changes. What happens if my child gets sick or injured in the program?Children that get sick or injured during the program are isolated and contact is made with the parent or guardian.  We may ask that your child leave for the day to avoid spreading of communicable diseases.  In the event of a serious illness or injury emergency services will be called to respond.  It is imperative that we have the parents contact information to keep you informed of the situation regarding your child. Do I have to pay at the time of registration?A deposit of $25 per student per session is required at registration.  The final balance of the fee is due 2 weeks prior to the first day of the session. What is the drop-off/pick-up process? Due to social distancing, we are asking parents to remain in their vehicles during drop off and pick up.  Drop off will be at the south side of the Old Firehouse Community Center.  An instructor will greet you and take your child’s temperature while still in your vehicle.  If the temperature is below 100 degrees, our teacher’s aide will escort your child into the building to begin their day.  A hang-tag will be distributed at drop off the first day of class with your assigned number.  One additional hang-tag may be requested for an additional authorized caretaker.  Parents and/or caretakers are expected to drop each child off a maximum of fifteen minutes before the class and they are expected to pick-up their child at the designated end time.  Child pick up will be at the same location.  Only individuals listed at the time of registration will be permitted to pick up the child.  A photo ID must be presented upon pick-up each day. If additional people (not listed during registration) are required to pick up the child this must be put in writing ASAP and given to the program coordinator or lead teacher.  
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Youth Summer Tennis Lessons - Girls High Performance
5-10 Year of Age- For beginners to intermediate level players. The 10 and under tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding. The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start. Children will learn the basic fundamentals and experience a positive and rewarding introduction to the sport of tennis. 11 and Over - All skill levels are welcome! The tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding.  The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start.GIRLS HIGH PERFORMANCE- Girls who are 8th grade and under, know how to keep score and play matches are welcome to join. For more information please contact Mary Herrick @216-316-9501NO CLASS THE WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4 All classes take place at Bleser Park Tennis professionals will divide children on the courts according to age and skill levels.Participants are expected to bring their own racquets to every class. Athletic shoes are required. Players are not permitted to wear flip-flops or sandals during lessons for safety reasons. Sunscreen and water are recommended.
 
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Adult Instructional Tennis - Adult Tennis Lessons
Whether you are just starting, restarting, or you're an accomplished player, you can join this class! We always have enough tennis instructors to divide players according to skill level. The goal is to have fun, meet new people, and enjoy playing the lifetime sport of tennis. Join us this summer for an evening of fun!NO CLASS the week of June 28-July 4th
 
Tuesday June 29, 2021
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Indoor Walking Group - Indoor Walking Group
Our walking group meets every weekday morning at the Old Firehouse from 8-9:00 am. Stay active and fit in a controlled climate.For the time being, coffee will not be supplied so bring your own beverages.
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Parent & Child (Minimum Age 6 Months)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Preschool (Minimum Age 4 years)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level I
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level II
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level III
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Total Body Strength - Total Body Strength
This class is designed to work all major muscles with a variety of strength and conditioning exercises.  This sculpting class will tone upper and lower body using various equipment like hand weights, body bars, TRX, and your own body weight.  This class is for all levels.There is an $8.00 drop-in fee per class or you can purchase a 12 visit punch pass membership for $60.00. This punch pass can be used for any of our regular group fitness classes.Tuesdays and Thursdays9:00-10:00 amOld Firehouse Community CenterInstructors:  Tru Pace/Carrie GardnerClick here to purchase a punch pass
 
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM    Jump Start Sports Golf - Avon Lake Hole-In-One Introductory Golf
Children ages 5-12 years old get a great introduction to golf in this fun and innovative program. Players learn proper grips and swing technique and practice their driving, long irons, chipping, and putting. We also teach game strategy, golf rules and etiquette. Players who have their own clubs should bring them, but campers do not need their own set to participate. The week of instruction culminates in a golf outing at the Meadowood Golf Course in Westlake (parents must drop their children off at Meadowood on Thursday).  Practice: June 28th, 29th, and 30th at 9:00AM - 10:15PM at Blesser Park Outing: July 1st at 10:00AM - 12:00PM with Friday, July 2nd reserved for a make up. Location Meadowood Golf Course Fee: $110 (includes Jump Start Sports tee shirt and course greens fees).All registrations take place through the Jump Start Sports website.
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Parent & Child (Minimum Age 6 Months)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Preschool (Minimum Age 4 years)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level I
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level IV
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level V
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Lifeguarding with Waterfront and Waterpark - Session 1 - Blended Learning Lifeguarding with Waterfront and Waterpark
Blended Learning Red Cross Lifeguarding with Waterfront and Waterpark  Program Dates and Times: Session: June 25th (11:00am-1:00pm) and June 28th-July 1st (10:00am-4:00pm) Program Location:  Ellen Trivanovich Aquatic Center, 32800 Electric Blvd. Program Instructor: Connor McNeill Cost:  $225 resident/$235 non-resident $100 discount/reimbursement will be given to those that work for the City of Avon Lake upon successful completion of the course Registration Deadline: June 24, 2021 Course Purpose: The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize, and respond to aquatic emergencies, injuries, and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over. Course Pre-Test:*Must be 15 years old on or before the final scheduled session of this module.*Swim 550 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Candidates may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles are allowed.*Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands under the armpits.*Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds. Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. The face may be in or out of the water. Swim goggles are not allowed.        -Surface dive, feet-first or head-first, to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound  object.        -Return to the surface and swim 20 yards to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface so they are able to get a breath. Candidates should not swim the distance under water.        -Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.*Swim 5 yards, submerge and retrieve three dive rings placed 5 yards apart in 4 to 7 feet of water, resurface and continue to swim another 5 yards to complete the skill sequence. Course Completion & Certification: On successful completion of the Lifeguarding course, participants receive American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED. To successfully complete the Lifeguarding course, the participant must:*Attend and participate in ALL class sessions.*Complete All online lessons and submit completion report (Blended Learning Only)*Demonstrate competency in all required skills and activities.*Demonstrate competency in all required final rescue skill scenarios.*Pass the CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and First Aid exam, the Lifeguarding skills exam, the Waterpark Lifeguarding exam, and the Waterfront Lifeguarding exam with a minimum of 80 percent.
 
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM    Gentle Yoga @ the Old Firehouse - Yoga @ the Old FIrehouse Community Center
This gentle yoga is a restful, calming class that includes breathing, gentle flowing movements with passive and supported posses.  This class is appropriate for all levels including those with limited mobility or those that prefer a softer, gentler approach to yoga. Modifications for poses will be offered but students must be able to get down to the floor and up again unassistedThere is an $8.00 drop-in fee per class or you can purchase a 12 visit punch pass membership for $60.00. This punch pass can be used for any of our group fitness classes.Tuesdays 10:15-11:15 am              and Fridays 9:00-10:00 am Old Firehouse Community Center (100 Avon Belden Rd.)Click Here to purchase membership
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Jump Start Sports Golf - Avon Lake Hole-In-One Introductory Golf
Children ages 5-12 years old get a great introduction to golf in this fun and innovative program. Players learn proper grips and swing technique and practice their driving, long irons, chipping, and putting. We also teach game strategy, golf rules and etiquette. Players who have their own clubs should bring them, but campers do not need their own set to participate. The week of instruction culminates in a golf outing at the Meadowood Golf Course in Westlake (parents must drop their children off at Meadowood on Thursday).  Practice: June 28th, 29th, and 30th at 9:00AM - 10:15PM at Blesser Park Outing: July 1st at 10:00AM - 12:00PM with Friday, July 2nd reserved for a make up. Location Meadowood Golf Course Fee: $110 (includes Jump Start Sports tee shirt and course greens fees).All registrations take place through the Jump Start Sports website.
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Aqua Aerobics - Aqua Aerobics
Avon Lake is proud to offer Aqua-Aerobics weekday mornings in the summer. Whether you are implementing a fitness program into your daily routine or you are looking for another exciting exercise opportunity, this program is a blast! The instructor is engaging and fun and people come back year after year for the fun and the workout. Join us for the summer aqua-aerobics class!Program Dates:  June 22-August 20Program Location:  Ellen Trivanovich Aquatic CenterDay:  Tuesday, Thursday 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.Host/Instructor:  Beth LarawayCost:  $5.00 per class payable at the admission window
 
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Avon Lake Fine Arts Camp - Session One: 6/14 - 7/2
The Avon Lake Parks & Recreation Department is excited to present their Avon Lake Fine Arts Camp.  It will be an all-encompassing arts experience where children will be encouraged to explore their creative talents in music, dance, theater and the visual arts.We will be breaking into smaller groups during the day based on age and then coming together towards the end of their three weeks to create their original musical show on stage before a live audience on the last day of camp. Session One:  “Celebrate You and Me”  6/14 – 7/2 Ages 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)Monday – Friday noon -4pm3 Week Camp: $375.00 (second sibling…$275) Non-resident fee $400.00Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided. Session Two:  “Be the Change”  7/12 – 7/30Monday – Friday noon -4pmAges 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)3 Week Camp: $375.00 (second sibling…$275) Non-resident fee $400.00Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided. Four Day Camp: "YOU'VE GOT TALENT!"  7/6 – 7/9Our four day camp will focus on your child's individual talents and passions in the fine arts. We will be celebrating our budding singers, dancers, and artists by working on solo or small group pieces and presenting or performing their talents on the final day of the camp. Building confidence in their own unique talents and creativity will be the focus of the camp. 4 Day camp: $175.00 (second sibling...$150) Ages 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)Non-resident fee $200Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided.  Registration opens Monday, March 15, 2021 at 9am. Space is limited so reserve your spot today! Registration deadline is two-weeks prior to the start of each session.  Deposit of $25 per week due at time of registration. Questions? Call (440) 930-4130.  What to bring?- camp t-shirt (not required daily)- mask- non-perishable healthy snack and drink (no soda/candy permitted) items should be labeled you’re your child’s name- weather appropriate clothing- sunscreen - applied before camp AND brought to camp labeled with child's nameCan I sign up for just one week?Unfortunately, our three week camp is a consecutive program leading up to a final performance, so you must attend each week.  We do have a four day program available 7/6 – 7/9. What pre-cautions will you be taking in regards to Covid-19?The Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department follows the guidelines provided by the Lorain County Board of Health.  Currently children and staff will be required to wear masks while attending fine arts camp except for during performances.  Class sizes are limited to 50 and social distancing will be in place.  Whenever possible, portions of the class will be held outdoors.  Portions of the day that are indoors are held in a community center where there is room to social distance. Temperatures will be taken as children arrive each day.  Areas will be sanitized after each session.  Please note that the guidelines are ever-changing, and we receive updates from the board of health on a daily basis and keep you informed of changes. What happens if my child gets sick or injured in the program?Children that get sick or injured during the program are isolated and contact is made with the parent or guardian.  We may ask that your child leave for the day to avoid spreading of communicable diseases.  In the event of a serious illness or injury emergency services will be called to respond.  It is imperative that we have the parents contact information to keep you informed of the situation regarding your child. Do I have to pay at the time of registration?A deposit of $25 per student per session is required at registration.  The final balance of the fee is due 2 weeks prior to the first day of the session. What is the drop-off/pick-up process? Due to social distancing, we are asking parents to remain in their vehicles during drop off and pick up.  Drop off will be at the south side of the Old Firehouse Community Center.  An instructor will greet you and take your child’s temperature while still in your vehicle.  If the temperature is below 100 degrees, our teacher’s aide will escort your child into the building to begin their day.  A hang-tag will be distributed at drop off the first day of class with your assigned number.  One additional hang-tag may be requested for an additional authorized caretaker.  Parents and/or caretakers are expected to drop each child off a maximum of fifteen minutes before the class and they are expected to pick-up their child at the designated end time.  Child pick up will be at the same location.  Only individuals listed at the time of registration will be permitted to pick up the child.  A photo ID must be presented upon pick-up each day. If additional people (not listed during registration) are required to pick up the child this must be put in writing ASAP and given to the program coordinator or lead teacher.  
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Senior Summer Art Classes - Week 2-June 29: Gestural Drawing
New this summer we are offering free art classes for resident adults 55 and over.  We have 7 sessions to offer using various techniques of drawing, painting, and collage as listed below. All materials will be provided you just need to show up and let your creativity to run wild.  Cost:  FreeDates: June 22nd - August 10thDay: TuesdaysTime: 1:00-2:00 pmLocation: Lake House at Veterans' Memorial Park (32756 Lake Rd.)Instructor:  Christine SeeholzerQuestions: 440-930-4135June 22nd: Plein Air Painting Students will learn how to build layers on the canvas with acrylic paint and mediums from an underpainting to the foreground using a palette knife, brush and water. Subject: (Veteran’s Memorial) landscape. Techniques: wash, sgraffito, palette knife painting, impasto. June 29th: Gestural drawing This class focuses on the different ways to “see” and draw an object. The mass, the contour, negative and positive space and proportion. Students will use washable markers and water to create loose expressive drawings that can later be refined and layered.Subjects: Various- house. Anchor, airplane, flag, cannon.  July 6th: Mixed Media Cross-stitch This class will explore the playful capture of cloud formations with the different sensory and tactile experience of combining yarn and paint, combining embroidery techniques and acrylic paint on deco mesh Subject: cloud formations. July 20th: Reflection boat Print Part I Today’s portion of this two-class project involves learning techniques in manipulating watercolor to create various effects. Our subject is the lake at sunset. While this is drying...Color field painting Coaster Students will also learn how to express an emotion or subject through color field and learn how to manipulate alcohol-based markers to create painterly effects and make their own coaster. July 27th: Reflection Print Part II Using a drawing guide and a break-down of basic shapes, students will draw a sailboat, then transfer to a foam printing plate. Finally, students will print their sailboat and the reflection onto their previously created lake at sunset paintings. Students will also complete their coasters by applying a protective layer to the bottom and take them home.  August 3rd: Sculptural collage Part I For this mixed media project, students will learn how to build a sculptural relief support onto which you can paint with watercolor. Clay Hand-building techniques Part I Students will follow step-by-step directions to create a 3-d portrait in clay,using additive and subtractive clay-building methods.. Subject: egret, sandpiper, crane, etc. August 10th: Sculptural Collage Part II Using the support created in the previous class, students will add watercolor to complete the painting. Clay building techniques  Part II Students will use acrylic paint and glaze to  create a bronze appearance to their portrait. 
 
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Youth Summer Art Classes - Week 2-June 29: Gestural Drawing
New this summer we are offering art classes for residents 10-15 years of age.  We have 7 sessions to offer using various techniques of drawing, painting, and collage as listed below. Each session is $20.00 and you can register for as many sessions as you like.  Once registered you just need to show up and let your creativity run wild.  All materials provided.  Cost:  $20.00 per sessionDates: June 22nd - August 10thDay: TuesdaysTime: 3:00-4:00 pmLocation: Lake House at Veterans' Memorial Park (32756 Lake Rd.)Instructor:  Christine SeeholzerQuestions: 440-930-4135June 21th: Plein Air Painting Students will learn how to build layers on the canvas with acrylic paint and mediums from an underpainting to the foreground using a palette knife, brush and water. Subject: (Veteran’s Memorial) landscape. Techniques: wash, sgraffito, palette knife painting, impasto. June 29th: Gestural drawing This class focuses on the different ways to “see” and draw an object. The mass, the contour, negative and positive space and proportion. Students will use washable markers and water to create loose expressive drawings that can later be refined and layered.Subjects: Various- house. Anchor, airplane, flag, cannon.  July 6th: Mixed Media Cross-stitch This class will explore the playful capture of cloud formations with the different sensory and tactile experience of combining yarn and paint, combining embroidery techniques and acrylic paint on deco mesh Subject: cloud formations.  July 20th: Reflection boat Print Part I Today’s portion of this two-class project involves learning techniques in manipulating watercolor to create various effects. Our subject is the lake at sunset. While this is drying...Color field painting Coaster Students will also learn how to express an emotion or subject through color field and learn how to manipulate alcohol-based markers to create painterly effects and make their own coaster.   July 27th: Reflection Print Part II Using a drawing guide and a break-down of basic shapes, students will draw a sailboat, then transfer to a foam printing plate. Finally, students will print their sailboat and the reflection onto their previously created lake at sunset paintings. Students will also complete their coasters by applying a protective layer to the bottom and take them home.   August 3rd: Sculptural collage Part I For this mixed media project, students will learn how to build a sculptural relief support onto which you can paint with watercolor. Clay Hand-building techniques Part I Students will follow step-by-step directions to create a 3-d portrait in clay,using additive and subtractive clay-building methods.. Subject: egret, sandpiper, crane, etc.  August 10th: Sculptural Collage Part II Using the support created in the previous class, students will add watercolor to complete the painting. Clay building techniques  Part II Students will use acrylic paint and glaze to  create a bronze appearance to their portrait.   
 
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM    Reserved
 
Wednesday June 30, 2021
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Indoor Walking Group - Indoor Walking Group
Our walking group meets every weekday morning at the Old Firehouse from 8-9:00 am. Stay active and fit in a controlled climate.For the time being, coffee will not be supplied so bring your own beverages.
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Parent & Child (Minimum Age 6 Months)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Preschool (Minimum Age 4 years)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level I
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level II
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level III
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM    Jump Start Sports Golf - Avon Lake Hole-In-One Introductory Golf
Children ages 5-12 years old get a great introduction to golf in this fun and innovative program. Players learn proper grips and swing technique and practice their driving, long irons, chipping, and putting. We also teach game strategy, golf rules and etiquette. Players who have their own clubs should bring them, but campers do not need their own set to participate. The week of instruction culminates in a golf outing at the Meadowood Golf Course in Westlake (parents must drop their children off at Meadowood on Thursday).  Practice: June 28th, 29th, and 30th at 9:00AM - 10:15PM at Blesser Park Outing: July 1st at 10:00AM - 12:00PM with Friday, July 2nd reserved for a make up. Location Meadowood Golf Course Fee: $110 (includes Jump Start Sports tee shirt and course greens fees).All registrations take place through the Jump Start Sports website.
 
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM    MOTION & Flexibility - Parkinson's/MS Fitness - Flexibility in Motion
An exercise program designed to increase Mobility and Flexibility for all who are interested in increasing and maintaining daily functionality regardless of their range of motion. The class may help to enhance quality of life, range of motion, flexibility & much more. The program is especially helpful to those suffering the effects of Parkinson's Disease and Multiple Sclerosis. Exercises will focus on the four components of fitness: cardio, strength, flexibility and balance and are specifically designed to gradually improve overall fitness and to combat symptoms of disease. Mondays & Wednesdays 09:30am-10:15amOld Firehouse Community Center150 Avon Belden Rd. You may pay the $8.00 drop in fee at the time of your visit or purchase a monthly pass for $48.00 by clicking the link below. Please call 440-930-4135 for additional information.Click Here to purchase a monthly pass
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Youth Summer Tennis Lessons - 5-10 Year Old Tennis Lessons Monday & Wednesday
5-10 Year of Age- For beginners to intermediate level players. The 10 and under tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding. The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start. Children will learn the basic fundamentals and experience a positive and rewarding introduction to the sport of tennis. 11 and Over - All skill levels are welcome! The tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding.  The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start.GIRLS HIGH PERFORMANCE- Girls who are 8th grade and under, know how to keep score and play matches are welcome to join. For more information please contact Mary Herrick @216-316-9501NO CLASS THE WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4 All classes take place at Bleser Park Tennis professionals will divide children on the courts according to age and skill levels.Participants are expected to bring their own racquets to every class. Athletic shoes are required. Players are not permitted to wear flip-flops or sandals during lessons for safety reasons. Sunscreen and water are recommended.
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Youth Summer Tennis Lessons - 5-10 Year Old Tennis Lessons Wednesday Only
5-10 Year of Age- For beginners to intermediate level players. The 10 and under tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding. The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start. Children will learn the basic fundamentals and experience a positive and rewarding introduction to the sport of tennis. 11 and Over - All skill levels are welcome! The tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding.  The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start.GIRLS HIGH PERFORMANCE- Girls who are 8th grade and under, know how to keep score and play matches are welcome to join. For more information please contact Mary Herrick @216-316-9501NO CLASS THE WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4 All classes take place at Bleser Park Tennis professionals will divide children on the courts according to age and skill levels.Participants are expected to bring their own racquets to every class. Athletic shoes are required. Players are not permitted to wear flip-flops or sandals during lessons for safety reasons. Sunscreen and water are recommended.
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Parent & Child (Minimum Age 6 Months)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Preschool (Minimum Age 4 years)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level I
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level IV
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level V
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Fishing with Friends - Fishing with Friends
FREEJoin us this summer at Walker Road Park Reservoir for another year of our popular fishing program! Beginning June 16th, poles, bait and knowledgeable attendants will be available. Stop up once to give it a try or make it a part of your daily routine!W/Th/F/Sat from 10:00AM - 2:00PM at Walker Road Park. Catch Bluegill, Bass and Catfish!AGE RESTRICTIONS-This program is designed for kids 15 and under (families encouraged!). Other ages may be accommodated but please check with the attendant.-All youth under 18 must have a signed permission form completed during or prior to their first fishing experience with the Avon Lake Parks & Recreation Department.-Children under 12 years old must be accompanied and supervised by a responsible person, 14 years old or older. Children under 6 years old need to have a responsible individual within arm’s reach at all times.This program is made possible with the support of ODNR Division of Wildlife, the USFWS Wildlife & Sportfish Restoration Act and Erie Outfitters.
 
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Lifeguarding with Waterfront and Waterpark - Session 1 - Blended Learning Lifeguarding with Waterfront and Waterpark
Blended Learning Red Cross Lifeguarding with Waterfront and Waterpark  Program Dates and Times: Session: June 25th (11:00am-1:00pm) and June 28th-July 1st (10:00am-4:00pm) Program Location:  Ellen Trivanovich Aquatic Center, 32800 Electric Blvd. Program Instructor: Connor McNeill Cost:  $225 resident/$235 non-resident $100 discount/reimbursement will be given to those that work for the City of Avon Lake upon successful completion of the course Registration Deadline: June 24, 2021 Course Purpose: The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize, and respond to aquatic emergencies, injuries, and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over. Course Pre-Test:*Must be 15 years old on or before the final scheduled session of this module.*Swim 550 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Candidates may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles are allowed.*Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands under the armpits.*Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds. Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. The face may be in or out of the water. Swim goggles are not allowed.        -Surface dive, feet-first or head-first, to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound  object.        -Return to the surface and swim 20 yards to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface so they are able to get a breath. Candidates should not swim the distance under water.        -Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.*Swim 5 yards, submerge and retrieve three dive rings placed 5 yards apart in 4 to 7 feet of water, resurface and continue to swim another 5 yards to complete the skill sequence. Course Completion & Certification: On successful completion of the Lifeguarding course, participants receive American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED. To successfully complete the Lifeguarding course, the participant must:*Attend and participate in ALL class sessions.*Complete All online lessons and submit completion report (Blended Learning Only)*Demonstrate competency in all required skills and activities.*Demonstrate competency in all required final rescue skill scenarios.*Pass the CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and First Aid exam, the Lifeguarding skills exam, the Waterpark Lifeguarding exam, and the Waterfront Lifeguarding exam with a minimum of 80 percent.
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Jump Start Sports Golf - Avon Lake Hole-In-One Introductory Golf
Children ages 5-12 years old get a great introduction to golf in this fun and innovative program. Players learn proper grips and swing technique and practice their driving, long irons, chipping, and putting. We also teach game strategy, golf rules and etiquette. Players who have their own clubs should bring them, but campers do not need their own set to participate. The week of instruction culminates in a golf outing at the Meadowood Golf Course in Westlake (parents must drop their children off at Meadowood on Thursday).  Practice: June 28th, 29th, and 30th at 9:00AM - 10:15PM at Blesser Park Outing: July 1st at 10:00AM - 12:00PM with Friday, July 2nd reserved for a make up. Location Meadowood Golf Course Fee: $110 (includes Jump Start Sports tee shirt and course greens fees).All registrations take place through the Jump Start Sports website.
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Youth Summer Tennis Lessons - 11 and over Tennis Lessons Wednesday Only
5-10 Year of Age- For beginners to intermediate level players. The 10 and under tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding. The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start. Children will learn the basic fundamentals and experience a positive and rewarding introduction to the sport of tennis. 11 and Over - All skill levels are welcome! The tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding.  The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start.GIRLS HIGH PERFORMANCE- Girls who are 8th grade and under, know how to keep score and play matches are welcome to join. For more information please contact Mary Herrick @216-316-9501NO CLASS THE WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4 All classes take place at Bleser Park Tennis professionals will divide children on the courts according to age and skill levels.Participants are expected to bring their own racquets to every class. Athletic shoes are required. Players are not permitted to wear flip-flops or sandals during lessons for safety reasons. Sunscreen and water are recommended.
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Youth Summer Tennis Lessons - 11 and over Tennis Lessons Monday & Wednesday
5-10 Year of Age- For beginners to intermediate level players. The 10 and under tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding. The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start. Children will learn the basic fundamentals and experience a positive and rewarding introduction to the sport of tennis. 11 and Over - All skill levels are welcome! The tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding.  The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start.GIRLS HIGH PERFORMANCE- Girls who are 8th grade and under, know how to keep score and play matches are welcome to join. For more information please contact Mary Herrick @216-316-9501NO CLASS THE WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4 All classes take place at Bleser Park Tennis professionals will divide children on the courts according to age and skill levels.Participants are expected to bring their own racquets to every class. Athletic shoes are required. Players are not permitted to wear flip-flops or sandals during lessons for safety reasons. Sunscreen and water are recommended.
 
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM    Rented
 
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Avon Lake Fine Arts Camp - Session One: 6/14 - 7/2
The Avon Lake Parks & Recreation Department is excited to present their Avon Lake Fine Arts Camp.  It will be an all-encompassing arts experience where children will be encouraged to explore their creative talents in music, dance, theater and the visual arts.We will be breaking into smaller groups during the day based on age and then coming together towards the end of their three weeks to create their original musical show on stage before a live audience on the last day of camp. Session One:  “Celebrate You and Me”  6/14 – 7/2 Ages 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)Monday – Friday noon -4pm3 Week Camp: $375.00 (second sibling…$275) Non-resident fee $400.00Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided. Session Two:  “Be the Change”  7/12 – 7/30Monday – Friday noon -4pmAges 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)3 Week Camp: $375.00 (second sibling…$275) Non-resident fee $400.00Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided. Four Day Camp: "YOU'VE GOT TALENT!"  7/6 – 7/9Our four day camp will focus on your child's individual talents and passions in the fine arts. We will be celebrating our budding singers, dancers, and artists by working on solo or small group pieces and presenting or performing their talents on the final day of the camp. Building confidence in their own unique talents and creativity will be the focus of the camp. 4 Day camp: $175.00 (second sibling...$150) Ages 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)Non-resident fee $200Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided.  Registration opens Monday, March 15, 2021 at 9am. Space is limited so reserve your spot today! Registration deadline is two-weeks prior to the start of each session.  Deposit of $25 per week due at time of registration. Questions? Call (440) 930-4130.  What to bring?- camp t-shirt (not required daily)- mask- non-perishable healthy snack and drink (no soda/candy permitted) items should be labeled you’re your child’s name- weather appropriate clothing- sunscreen - applied before camp AND brought to camp labeled with child's nameCan I sign up for just one week?Unfortunately, our three week camp is a consecutive program leading up to a final performance, so you must attend each week.  We do have a four day program available 7/6 – 7/9. What pre-cautions will you be taking in regards to Covid-19?The Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department follows the guidelines provided by the Lorain County Board of Health.  Currently children and staff will be required to wear masks while attending fine arts camp except for during performances.  Class sizes are limited to 50 and social distancing will be in place.  Whenever possible, portions of the class will be held outdoors.  Portions of the day that are indoors are held in a community center where there is room to social distance. Temperatures will be taken as children arrive each day.  Areas will be sanitized after each session.  Please note that the guidelines are ever-changing, and we receive updates from the board of health on a daily basis and keep you informed of changes. What happens if my child gets sick or injured in the program?Children that get sick or injured during the program are isolated and contact is made with the parent or guardian.  We may ask that your child leave for the day to avoid spreading of communicable diseases.  In the event of a serious illness or injury emergency services will be called to respond.  It is imperative that we have the parents contact information to keep you informed of the situation regarding your child. Do I have to pay at the time of registration?A deposit of $25 per student per session is required at registration.  The final balance of the fee is due 2 weeks prior to the first day of the session. What is the drop-off/pick-up process? Due to social distancing, we are asking parents to remain in their vehicles during drop off and pick up.  Drop off will be at the south side of the Old Firehouse Community Center.  An instructor will greet you and take your child’s temperature while still in your vehicle.  If the temperature is below 100 degrees, our teacher’s aide will escort your child into the building to begin their day.  A hang-tag will be distributed at drop off the first day of class with your assigned number.  One additional hang-tag may be requested for an additional authorized caretaker.  Parents and/or caretakers are expected to drop each child off a maximum of fifteen minutes before the class and they are expected to pick-up their child at the designated end time.  Child pick up will be at the same location.  Only individuals listed at the time of registration will be permitted to pick up the child.  A photo ID must be presented upon pick-up each day. If additional people (not listed during registration) are required to pick up the child this must be put in writing ASAP and given to the program coordinator or lead teacher.  
 
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM    Reserved
 
Thursday July 1, 2021
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Indoor Walking Group - Indoor Walking Group
Our walking group meets every weekday morning at the Old Firehouse from 8-9:00 am. Stay active and fit in a controlled climate.For the time being, coffee will not be supplied so bring your own beverages.
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Parent & Child (Minimum Age 6 Months)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Preschool (Minimum Age 4 years)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level I
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level II
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level III
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Total Body Strength - Total Body Strength
This class is designed to work all major muscles with a variety of strength and conditioning exercises.  This sculpting class will tone upper and lower body using various equipment like hand weights, body bars, TRX, and your own body weight.  This class is for all levels.There is an $8.00 drop-in fee per class or you can purchase a 12 visit punch pass membership for $60.00. This punch pass can be used for any of our regular group fitness classes.Tuesdays and Thursdays9:00-10:00 amOld Firehouse Community CenterInstructors:  Tru Pace/Carrie GardnerClick here to purchase a punch pass
 
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM    Jump Start Sports Golf - Avon Lake Hole-In-One Introductory Golf
Children ages 5-12 years old get a great introduction to golf in this fun and innovative program. Players learn proper grips and swing technique and practice their driving, long irons, chipping, and putting. We also teach game strategy, golf rules and etiquette. Players who have their own clubs should bring them, but campers do not need their own set to participate. The week of instruction culminates in a golf outing at the Meadowood Golf Course in Westlake (parents must drop their children off at Meadowood on Thursday).  Practice: June 28th, 29th, and 30th at 9:00AM - 10:15PM at Blesser Park Outing: July 1st at 10:00AM - 12:00PM with Friday, July 2nd reserved for a make up. Location Meadowood Golf Course Fee: $110 (includes Jump Start Sports tee shirt and course greens fees).All registrations take place through the Jump Start Sports website.
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Parent & Child (Minimum Age 6 Months)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Preschool (Minimum Age 4 years)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level I
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level IV
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level V
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Fishing with Friends - Fishing with Friends
FREEJoin us this summer at Walker Road Park Reservoir for another year of our popular fishing program! Beginning June 16th, poles, bait and knowledgeable attendants will be available. Stop up once to give it a try or make it a part of your daily routine!W/Th/F/Sat from 10:00AM - 2:00PM at Walker Road Park. Catch Bluegill, Bass and Catfish!AGE RESTRICTIONS-This program is designed for kids 15 and under (families encouraged!). Other ages may be accommodated but please check with the attendant.-All youth under 18 must have a signed permission form completed during or prior to their first fishing experience with the Avon Lake Parks & Recreation Department.-Children under 12 years old must be accompanied and supervised by a responsible person, 14 years old or older. Children under 6 years old need to have a responsible individual within arm’s reach at all times.This program is made possible with the support of ODNR Division of Wildlife, the USFWS Wildlife & Sportfish Restoration Act and Erie Outfitters.
 
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Lifeguarding with Waterfront and Waterpark - Session 1 - Blended Learning Lifeguarding with Waterfront and Waterpark
Blended Learning Red Cross Lifeguarding with Waterfront and Waterpark  Program Dates and Times: Session: June 25th (11:00am-1:00pm) and June 28th-July 1st (10:00am-4:00pm) Program Location:  Ellen Trivanovich Aquatic Center, 32800 Electric Blvd. Program Instructor: Connor McNeill Cost:  $225 resident/$235 non-resident $100 discount/reimbursement will be given to those that work for the City of Avon Lake upon successful completion of the course Registration Deadline: June 24, 2021 Course Purpose: The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize, and respond to aquatic emergencies, injuries, and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over. Course Pre-Test:*Must be 15 years old on or before the final scheduled session of this module.*Swim 550 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Candidates may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles are allowed.*Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands under the armpits.*Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds. Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. The face may be in or out of the water. Swim goggles are not allowed.        -Surface dive, feet-first or head-first, to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound  object.        -Return to the surface and swim 20 yards to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface so they are able to get a breath. Candidates should not swim the distance under water.        -Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.*Swim 5 yards, submerge and retrieve three dive rings placed 5 yards apart in 4 to 7 feet of water, resurface and continue to swim another 5 yards to complete the skill sequence. Course Completion & Certification: On successful completion of the Lifeguarding course, participants receive American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED. To successfully complete the Lifeguarding course, the participant must:*Attend and participate in ALL class sessions.*Complete All online lessons and submit completion report (Blended Learning Only)*Demonstrate competency in all required skills and activities.*Demonstrate competency in all required final rescue skill scenarios.*Pass the CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and First Aid exam, the Lifeguarding skills exam, the Waterpark Lifeguarding exam, and the Waterfront Lifeguarding exam with a minimum of 80 percent.
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Jump Start Sports Golf - Avon Lake Hole-In-One Introductory Golf
Children ages 5-12 years old get a great introduction to golf in this fun and innovative program. Players learn proper grips and swing technique and practice their driving, long irons, chipping, and putting. We also teach game strategy, golf rules and etiquette. Players who have their own clubs should bring them, but campers do not need their own set to participate. The week of instruction culminates in a golf outing at the Meadowood Golf Course in Westlake (parents must drop their children off at Meadowood on Thursday).  Practice: June 28th, 29th, and 30th at 9:00AM - 10:15PM at Blesser Park Outing: July 1st at 10:00AM - 12:00PM with Friday, July 2nd reserved for a make up. Location Meadowood Golf Course Fee: $110 (includes Jump Start Sports tee shirt and course greens fees).All registrations take place through the Jump Start Sports website.
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Strength and Balance - Strength and Balance
A perfect 50+ class that incorporates stretching, balance, agility, strength and cardio, along with fun music. This class utilizes various equipment, such as weights, exercise balls, drumming sticks, and much more. A portion of the class is seated in chairs and the rest completed standing. No floor work.There is an $8.00 drop-in fee per class or you can purchase a 12 visit punch pass membership for $60.00. This punch pass can be used for any of our regular group fitness classes.Mondays and Thursdays 10:30am-11:30 am Old Firehouse Community Center (100 Avon Belden Rd.)Click here to purchase a punch pass
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Aqua Aerobics - Aqua Aerobics
Avon Lake is proud to offer Aqua-Aerobics weekday mornings in the summer. Whether you are implementing a fitness program into your daily routine or you are looking for another exciting exercise opportunity, this program is a blast! The instructor is engaging and fun and people come back year after year for the fun and the workout. Join us for the summer aqua-aerobics class!Program Dates:  June 22-August 20Program Location:  Ellen Trivanovich Aquatic CenterDay:  Tuesday, Thursday 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.Host/Instructor:  Beth LarawayCost:  $5.00 per class payable at the admission window
 
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Avon Lake Fine Arts Camp - Session One: 6/14 - 7/2
The Avon Lake Parks & Recreation Department is excited to present their Avon Lake Fine Arts Camp.  It will be an all-encompassing arts experience where children will be encouraged to explore their creative talents in music, dance, theater and the visual arts.We will be breaking into smaller groups during the day based on age and then coming together towards the end of their three weeks to create their original musical show on stage before a live audience on the last day of camp. Session One:  “Celebrate You and Me”  6/14 – 7/2 Ages 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)Monday – Friday noon -4pm3 Week Camp: $375.00 (second sibling…$275) Non-resident fee $400.00Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided. Session Two:  “Be the Change”  7/12 – 7/30Monday – Friday noon -4pmAges 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)3 Week Camp: $375.00 (second sibling…$275) Non-resident fee $400.00Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided. Four Day Camp: "YOU'VE GOT TALENT!"  7/6 – 7/9Our four day camp will focus on your child's individual talents and passions in the fine arts. We will be celebrating our budding singers, dancers, and artists by working on solo or small group pieces and presenting or performing their talents on the final day of the camp. Building confidence in their own unique talents and creativity will be the focus of the camp. 4 Day camp: $175.00 (second sibling...$150) Ages 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)Non-resident fee $200Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided.  Registration opens Monday, March 15, 2021 at 9am. Space is limited so reserve your spot today! Registration deadline is two-weeks prior to the start of each session.  Deposit of $25 per week due at time of registration. Questions? Call (440) 930-4130.  What to bring?- camp t-shirt (not required daily)- mask- non-perishable healthy snack and drink (no soda/candy permitted) items should be labeled you’re your child’s name- weather appropriate clothing- sunscreen - applied before camp AND brought to camp labeled with child's nameCan I sign up for just one week?Unfortunately, our three week camp is a consecutive program leading up to a final performance, so you must attend each week.  We do have a four day program available 7/6 – 7/9. What pre-cautions will you be taking in regards to Covid-19?The Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department follows the guidelines provided by the Lorain County Board of Health.  Currently children and staff will be required to wear masks while attending fine arts camp except for during performances.  Class sizes are limited to 50 and social distancing will be in place.  Whenever possible, portions of the class will be held outdoors.  Portions of the day that are indoors are held in a community center where there is room to social distance. Temperatures will be taken as children arrive each day.  Areas will be sanitized after each session.  Please note that the guidelines are ever-changing, and we receive updates from the board of health on a daily basis and keep you informed of changes. What happens if my child gets sick or injured in the program?Children that get sick or injured during the program are isolated and contact is made with the parent or guardian.  We may ask that your child leave for the day to avoid spreading of communicable diseases.  In the event of a serious illness or injury emergency services will be called to respond.  It is imperative that we have the parents contact information to keep you informed of the situation regarding your child. Do I have to pay at the time of registration?A deposit of $25 per student per session is required at registration.  The final balance of the fee is due 2 weeks prior to the first day of the session. What is the drop-off/pick-up process? Due to social distancing, we are asking parents to remain in their vehicles during drop off and pick up.  Drop off will be at the south side of the Old Firehouse Community Center.  An instructor will greet you and take your child’s temperature while still in your vehicle.  If the temperature is below 100 degrees, our teacher’s aide will escort your child into the building to begin their day.  A hang-tag will be distributed at drop off the first day of class with your assigned number.  One additional hang-tag may be requested for an additional authorized caretaker.  Parents and/or caretakers are expected to drop each child off a maximum of fifteen minutes before the class and they are expected to pick-up their child at the designated end time.  Child pick up will be at the same location.  Only individuals listed at the time of registration will be permitted to pick up the child.  A photo ID must be presented upon pick-up each day. If additional people (not listed during registration) are required to pick up the child this must be put in writing ASAP and given to the program coordinator or lead teacher.  
 
Friday July 2, 2021
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Indoor Walking Group - Indoor Walking Group
Our walking group meets every weekday morning at the Old Firehouse from 8-9:00 am. Stay active and fit in a controlled climate.For the time being, coffee will not be supplied so bring your own beverages.
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Gentle Yoga @ the Old Firehouse - Yoga @ the Old FIrehouse Community Center
This gentle yoga is a restful, calming class that includes breathing, gentle flowing movements with passive and supported posses.  This class is appropriate for all levels including those with limited mobility or those that prefer a softer, gentler approach to yoga. Modifications for poses will be offered but students must be able to get down to the floor and up again unassistedThere is an $8.00 drop-in fee per class or you can purchase a 12 visit punch pass membership for $60.00. This punch pass can be used for any of our group fitness classes.Tuesdays 10:15-11:15 am              and Fridays 9:00-10:00 am Old Firehouse Community Center (100 Avon Belden Rd.)Click Here to purchase membership
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM    Rented
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Creative Needles - Creative Needles
Calling all creative people who enjoy good conversation while knitting, quilting, embroidering, crocheting, needlepoint, jewelry-making, etc!  Creative Needles meet on Fridays from 10:00am-12:00pm.  All are welcome!Tables are set up in the former exercise room to provide ample social distancing.  Face coverings are recommended.
 
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Fishing with Friends - Fishing with Friends
FREEJoin us this summer at Walker Road Park Reservoir for another year of our popular fishing program! Beginning June 16th, poles, bait and knowledgeable attendants will be available. Stop up once to give it a try or make it a part of your daily routine!W/Th/F/Sat from 10:00AM - 2:00PM at Walker Road Park. Catch Bluegill, Bass and Catfish!AGE RESTRICTIONS-This program is designed for kids 15 and under (families encouraged!). Other ages may be accommodated but please check with the attendant.-All youth under 18 must have a signed permission form completed during or prior to their first fishing experience with the Avon Lake Parks & Recreation Department.-Children under 12 years old must be accompanied and supervised by a responsible person, 14 years old or older. Children under 6 years old need to have a responsible individual within arm’s reach at all times.This program is made possible with the support of ODNR Division of Wildlife, the USFWS Wildlife & Sportfish Restoration Act and Erie Outfitters.
 
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Avon Lake Fine Arts Camp - Session One: 6/14 - 7/2
The Avon Lake Parks & Recreation Department is excited to present their Avon Lake Fine Arts Camp.  It will be an all-encompassing arts experience where children will be encouraged to explore their creative talents in music, dance, theater and the visual arts.We will be breaking into smaller groups during the day based on age and then coming together towards the end of their three weeks to create their original musical show on stage before a live audience on the last day of camp. Session One:  “Celebrate You and Me”  6/14 – 7/2 Ages 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)Monday – Friday noon -4pm3 Week Camp: $375.00 (second sibling…$275) Non-resident fee $400.00Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided. Session Two:  “Be the Change”  7/12 – 7/30Monday – Friday noon -4pmAges 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)3 Week Camp: $375.00 (second sibling…$275) Non-resident fee $400.00Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided. Four Day Camp: "YOU'VE GOT TALENT!"  7/6 – 7/9Our four day camp will focus on your child's individual talents and passions in the fine arts. We will be celebrating our budding singers, dancers, and artists by working on solo or small group pieces and presenting or performing their talents on the final day of the camp. Building confidence in their own unique talents and creativity will be the focus of the camp. 4 Day camp: $175.00 (second sibling...$150) Ages 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)Non-resident fee $200Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided.  Registration opens Monday, March 15, 2021 at 9am. Space is limited so reserve your spot today! Registration deadline is two-weeks prior to the start of each session.  Deposit of $25 per week due at time of registration. Questions? Call (440) 930-4130.  What to bring?- camp t-shirt (not required daily)- mask- non-perishable healthy snack and drink (no soda/candy permitted) items should be labeled you’re your child’s name- weather appropriate clothing- sunscreen - applied before camp AND brought to camp labeled with child's nameCan I sign up for just one week?Unfortunately, our three week camp is a consecutive program leading up to a final performance, so you must attend each week.  We do have a four day program available 7/6 – 7/9. What pre-cautions will you be taking in regards to Covid-19?The Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department follows the guidelines provided by the Lorain County Board of Health.  Currently children and staff will be required to wear masks while attending fine arts camp except for during performances.  Class sizes are limited to 50 and social distancing will be in place.  Whenever possible, portions of the class will be held outdoors.  Portions of the day that are indoors are held in a community center where there is room to social distance. Temperatures will be taken as children arrive each day.  Areas will be sanitized after each session.  Please note that the guidelines are ever-changing, and we receive updates from the board of health on a daily basis and keep you informed of changes. What happens if my child gets sick or injured in the program?Children that get sick or injured during the program are isolated and contact is made with the parent or guardian.  We may ask that your child leave for the day to avoid spreading of communicable diseases.  In the event of a serious illness or injury emergency services will be called to respond.  It is imperative that we have the parents contact information to keep you informed of the situation regarding your child. Do I have to pay at the time of registration?A deposit of $25 per student per session is required at registration.  The final balance of the fee is due 2 weeks prior to the first day of the session. What is the drop-off/pick-up process? Due to social distancing, we are asking parents to remain in their vehicles during drop off and pick up.  Drop off will be at the south side of the Old Firehouse Community Center.  An instructor will greet you and take your child’s temperature while still in your vehicle.  If the temperature is below 100 degrees, our teacher’s aide will escort your child into the building to begin their day.  A hang-tag will be distributed at drop off the first day of class with your assigned number.  One additional hang-tag may be requested for an additional authorized caretaker.  Parents and/or caretakers are expected to drop each child off a maximum of fifteen minutes before the class and they are expected to pick-up their child at the designated end time.  Child pick up will be at the same location.  Only individuals listed at the time of registration will be permitted to pick up the child.  A photo ID must be presented upon pick-up each day. If additional people (not listed during registration) are required to pick up the child this must be put in writing ASAP and given to the program coordinator or lead teacher.  
 
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM    Reserved
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Summer Concert Series - Party in the Park - Party in the Park Summer Concerts
The Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department presents:The 2021 Party in the Park - Summer Concert Series Sponsored by Howard Hanna - James Miller and ASAP Plumbing.Concerts will rotate between four locations:Bleser Road Park - 32800 Electric BlvdWeiss Park - 33401 Webber RoadMiller Road Park Gazebo - 33760 Lake RoadVeterans' Memorial Park Gazebo - 32756 Lake RoadAll concerts are from 6:00pm - 8:00 pm * Fireworks Celebration concerts 6:00pm - 10:00pm Most concerts will also feature food trucks!Sunday, June 13th - Bleser Park Amelia Airharts perform Food Trucks: Jones Bones BBQ and Cleveland Cookie DoughThursday, June 24th - Veterans' Park GazeboAustin Walkin' Cane performs Food Truck: Fire & IceSunday, June 27th - Miller Road Park GazeboCleveland TOPS Swing Band performsNo Food Trucks ScheduledAvon Lake's Fireworks Celebration:  Friday, July 2nd - Weiss Park*6:00pm - 8:00pm Anne E. DeChant*8:00pm - 10:00pm The Spazmatics performFood Trucks: Jones Bones BBQ, Nelly Belly, Kona Ice Kountry Krunchin's and Cathy's CleSunday, July 11th - Bleser Park Jump the Gun performs Food Trucks:  Barrio and Kona IceSaturday, July 24th - Weiss Park The Players Club performs Food Trucks:  The Original Steaks & Hoagies and 808 Shaved IceThursday, July 29th - Veterans' Park GazeboChad Hoffman performsFood Trucks:  Slyman's and Pop CultureSunday, August 8th - Bleser ParkRevolution Pie performs Food Trucks: Bearden's and 808 Shaved IceSunday, August 22nd - Bleser Park Rubix Cubed performs Food Trucks: Off the Griddle and Enticing CakesThursday, August 26th - Veterans' Park GazeboKristine Jackson performs Food Truck:  Swensons
 
Saturday July 3, 2021
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM    Rented
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM    Rented
 
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Fishing with Friends - Fishing with Friends
FREEJoin us this summer at Walker Road Park Reservoir for another year of our popular fishing program! Beginning June 16th, poles, bait and knowledgeable attendants will be available. Stop up once to give it a try or make it a part of your daily routine!W/Th/F/Sat from 10:00AM - 2:00PM at Walker Road Park. Catch Bluegill, Bass and Catfish!AGE RESTRICTIONS-This program is designed for kids 15 and under (families encouraged!). Other ages may be accommodated but please check with the attendant.-All youth under 18 must have a signed permission form completed during or prior to their first fishing experience with the Avon Lake Parks & Recreation Department.-Children under 12 years old must be accompanied and supervised by a responsible person, 14 years old or older. Children under 6 years old need to have a responsible individual within arm’s reach at all times.This program is made possible with the support of ODNR Division of Wildlife, the USFWS Wildlife & Sportfish Restoration Act and Erie Outfitters.
 
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM    RENTED
 
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM    rented
 
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM    RENTED
 
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Reserved
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Reserved
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Reserved
 
Sunday July 4, 2021
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Walker Rd. Park-Smiles for Sophie
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM    Rented
 
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Walker Rd. Park-Smiles for Sophie
 
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM    Walker Rd. Park-Smiles for Sophie
 
Monday July 5, 2021
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM    Folger Home-Cleaning time for Jozsa approved by Recreation Director
 
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM    MOTION & Flexibility - Parkinson's/MS Fitness - Flexibility in Motion
An exercise program designed to increase Mobility and Flexibility for all who are interested in increasing and maintaining daily functionality regardless of their range of motion. The class may help to enhance quality of life, range of motion, flexibility & much more. The program is especially helpful to those suffering the effects of Parkinson's Disease and Multiple Sclerosis. Exercises will focus on the four components of fitness: cardio, strength, flexibility and balance and are specifically designed to gradually improve overall fitness and to combat symptoms of disease. Mondays & Wednesdays 09:30am-10:15amOld Firehouse Community Center150 Avon Belden Rd. You may pay the $8.00 drop in fee at the time of your visit or purchase a monthly pass for $48.00 by clicking the link below. Please call 440-930-4135 for additional information.Click Here to purchase a monthly pass
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Youth Summer Tennis Lessons - 5-10 Year Old Tennis Lessons Monday & Wednesday
5-10 Year of Age- For beginners to intermediate level players. The 10 and under tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding. The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start. Children will learn the basic fundamentals and experience a positive and rewarding introduction to the sport of tennis. 11 and Over - All skill levels are welcome! The tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding.  The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start.GIRLS HIGH PERFORMANCE- Girls who are 8th grade and under, know how to keep score and play matches are welcome to join. For more information please contact Mary Herrick @216-316-9501NO CLASS THE WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4 All classes take place at Bleser Park Tennis professionals will divide children on the courts according to age and skill levels.Participants are expected to bring their own racquets to every class. Athletic shoes are required. Players are not permitted to wear flip-flops or sandals during lessons for safety reasons. Sunscreen and water are recommended.
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Youth Summer Tennis Lessons - 5-10 Year Old Tennis Lessons Monday Only
5-10 Year of Age- For beginners to intermediate level players. The 10 and under tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding. The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start. Children will learn the basic fundamentals and experience a positive and rewarding introduction to the sport of tennis. 11 and Over - All skill levels are welcome! The tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding.  The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start.GIRLS HIGH PERFORMANCE- Girls who are 8th grade and under, know how to keep score and play matches are welcome to join. For more information please contact Mary Herrick @216-316-9501NO CLASS THE WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4 All classes take place at Bleser Park Tennis professionals will divide children on the courts according to age and skill levels.Participants are expected to bring their own racquets to every class. Athletic shoes are required. Players are not permitted to wear flip-flops or sandals during lessons for safety reasons. Sunscreen and water are recommended.
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Strength and Balance - Strength and Balance
A perfect 50+ class that incorporates stretching, balance, agility, strength and cardio, along with fun music. This class utilizes various equipment, such as weights, exercise balls, drumming sticks, and much more. A portion of the class is seated in chairs and the rest completed standing. No floor work.There is an $8.00 drop-in fee per class or you can purchase a 12 visit punch pass membership for $60.00. This punch pass can be used for any of our regular group fitness classes.Mondays and Thursdays 10:30am-11:30 am Old Firehouse Community Center (100 Avon Belden Rd.)Click here to purchase a punch pass
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Youth Summer Tennis Lessons - 11 and over Tennis Lessons Monday & Wednesday
5-10 Year of Age- For beginners to intermediate level players. The 10 and under tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding. The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start. Children will learn the basic fundamentals and experience a positive and rewarding introduction to the sport of tennis. 11 and Over - All skill levels are welcome! The tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding.  The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start.GIRLS HIGH PERFORMANCE- Girls who are 8th grade and under, know how to keep score and play matches are welcome to join. For more information please contact Mary Herrick @216-316-9501NO CLASS THE WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4 All classes take place at Bleser Park Tennis professionals will divide children on the courts according to age and skill levels.Participants are expected to bring their own racquets to every class. Athletic shoes are required. Players are not permitted to wear flip-flops or sandals during lessons for safety reasons. Sunscreen and water are recommended.
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Youth Summer Tennis Lessons - 11 and over Tennis Lessons Monday Only
5-10 Year of Age- For beginners to intermediate level players. The 10 and under tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding. The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start. Children will learn the basic fundamentals and experience a positive and rewarding introduction to the sport of tennis. 11 and Over - All skill levels are welcome! The tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding.  The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start.GIRLS HIGH PERFORMANCE- Girls who are 8th grade and under, know how to keep score and play matches are welcome to join. For more information please contact Mary Herrick @216-316-9501NO CLASS THE WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4 All classes take place at Bleser Park Tennis professionals will divide children on the courts according to age and skill levels.Participants are expected to bring their own racquets to every class. Athletic shoes are required. Players are not permitted to wear flip-flops or sandals during lessons for safety reasons. Sunscreen and water are recommended.
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Youth Summer Tennis Lessons - Girls High Performance
5-10 Year of Age- For beginners to intermediate level players. The 10 and under tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding. The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start. Children will learn the basic fundamentals and experience a positive and rewarding introduction to the sport of tennis. 11 and Over - All skill levels are welcome! The tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding.  The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start.GIRLS HIGH PERFORMANCE- Girls who are 8th grade and under, know how to keep score and play matches are welcome to join. For more information please contact Mary Herrick @216-316-9501NO CLASS THE WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4 All classes take place at Bleser Park Tennis professionals will divide children on the courts according to age and skill levels.Participants are expected to bring their own racquets to every class. Athletic shoes are required. Players are not permitted to wear flip-flops or sandals during lessons for safety reasons. Sunscreen and water are recommended.
 
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Adult Instructional Tennis - Adult Tennis Lessons
Whether you are just starting, restarting, or you're an accomplished player, you can join this class! We always have enough tennis instructors to divide players according to skill level. The goal is to have fun, meet new people, and enjoy playing the lifetime sport of tennis. Join us this summer for an evening of fun!NO CLASS the week of June 28-July 4th
 
Tuesday July 6, 2021
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Indoor Walking Group - Indoor Walking Group
Our walking group meets every weekday morning at the Old Firehouse from 8-9:00 am. Stay active and fit in a controlled climate.For the time being, coffee will not be supplied so bring your own beverages.
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Parent & Child (Minimum Age 6 months)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Preschool (Minimum Age 4 years)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level I
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level II
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level III
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Total Body Strength - Total Body Strength
This class is designed to work all major muscles with a variety of strength and conditioning exercises.  This sculpting class will tone upper and lower body using various equipment like hand weights, body bars, TRX, and your own body weight.  This class is for all levels.There is an $8.00 drop-in fee per class or you can purchase a 12 visit punch pass membership for $60.00. This punch pass can be used for any of our regular group fitness classes.Tuesdays and Thursdays9:00-10:00 amOld Firehouse Community CenterInstructors:  Tru Pace/Carrie GardnerClick here to purchase a punch pass
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Parent & Child (Minimum Age 6 months)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Preschool (Minimum Age 4 years)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level I
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level IV
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level V
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM    Gentle Yoga @ the Old Firehouse - Yoga @ the Old FIrehouse Community Center
This gentle yoga is a restful, calming class that includes breathing, gentle flowing movements with passive and supported posses.  This class is appropriate for all levels including those with limited mobility or those that prefer a softer, gentler approach to yoga. Modifications for poses will be offered but students must be able to get down to the floor and up again unassistedThere is an $8.00 drop-in fee per class or you can purchase a 12 visit punch pass membership for $60.00. This punch pass can be used for any of our group fitness classes.Tuesdays 10:15-11:15 am              and Fridays 9:00-10:00 am Old Firehouse Community Center (100 Avon Belden Rd.)Click Here to purchase membership
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Aqua Aerobics - Aqua Aerobics
Avon Lake is proud to offer Aqua-Aerobics weekday mornings in the summer. Whether you are implementing a fitness program into your daily routine or you are looking for another exciting exercise opportunity, this program is a blast! The instructor is engaging and fun and people come back year after year for the fun and the workout. Join us for the summer aqua-aerobics class!Program Dates:  June 22-August 20Program Location:  Ellen Trivanovich Aquatic CenterDay:  Tuesday, Thursday 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.Host/Instructor:  Beth LarawayCost:  $5.00 per class payable at the admission window
 
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Avon Lake Fine Arts Camp - Four Day Program: 7/6 - 7/9
The Avon Lake Parks & Recreation Department is excited to present their Avon Lake Fine Arts Camp.  It will be an all-encompassing arts experience where children will be encouraged to explore their creative talents in music, dance, theater and the visual arts.We will be breaking into smaller groups during the day based on age and then coming together towards the end of their three weeks to create their original musical show on stage before a live audience on the last day of camp. Session One:  “Celebrate You and Me”  6/14 – 7/2 Ages 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)Monday – Friday noon -4pm3 Week Camp: $375.00 (second sibling…$275) Non-resident fee $400.00Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided. Session Two:  “Be the Change”  7/12 – 7/30Monday – Friday noon -4pmAges 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)3 Week Camp: $375.00 (second sibling…$275) Non-resident fee $400.00Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided. Four Day Camp: "YOU'VE GOT TALENT!"  7/6 – 7/9Our four day camp will focus on your child's individual talents and passions in the fine arts. We will be celebrating our budding singers, dancers, and artists by working on solo or small group pieces and presenting or performing their talents on the final day of the camp. Building confidence in their own unique talents and creativity will be the focus of the camp. 4 Day camp: $175.00 (second sibling...$150) Ages 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)Non-resident fee $200Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided.  Registration opens Monday, March 15, 2021 at 9am. Space is limited so reserve your spot today! Registration deadline is two-weeks prior to the start of each session.  Deposit of $25 per week due at time of registration. Questions? Call (440) 930-4130.  What to bring?- camp t-shirt (not required daily)- mask- non-perishable healthy snack and drink (no soda/candy permitted) items should be labeled you’re your child’s name- weather appropriate clothing- sunscreen - applied before camp AND brought to camp labeled with child's nameCan I sign up for just one week?Unfortunately, our three week camp is a consecutive program leading up to a final performance, so you must attend each week.  We do have a four day program available 7/6 – 7/9. What pre-cautions will you be taking in regards to Covid-19?The Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department follows the guidelines provided by the Lorain County Board of Health.  Currently children and staff will be required to wear masks while attending fine arts camp except for during performances.  Class sizes are limited to 50 and social distancing will be in place.  Whenever possible, portions of the class will be held outdoors.  Portions of the day that are indoors are held in a community center where there is room to social distance. Temperatures will be taken as children arrive each day.  Areas will be sanitized after each session.  Please note that the guidelines are ever-changing, and we receive updates from the board of health on a daily basis and keep you informed of changes. What happens if my child gets sick or injured in the program?Children that get sick or injured during the program are isolated and contact is made with the parent or guardian.  We may ask that your child leave for the day to avoid spreading of communicable diseases.  In the event of a serious illness or injury emergency services will be called to respond.  It is imperative that we have the parents contact information to keep you informed of the situation regarding your child. Do I have to pay at the time of registration?A deposit of $25 per student per session is required at registration.  The final balance of the fee is due 2 weeks prior to the first day of the session. What is the drop-off/pick-up process? Due to social distancing, we are asking parents to remain in their vehicles during drop off and pick up.  Drop off will be at the south side of the Old Firehouse Community Center.  An instructor will greet you and take your child’s temperature while still in your vehicle.  If the temperature is below 100 degrees, our teacher’s aide will escort your child into the building to begin their day.  A hang-tag will be distributed at drop off the first day of class with your assigned number.  One additional hang-tag may be requested for an additional authorized caretaker.  Parents and/or caretakers are expected to drop each child off a maximum of fifteen minutes before the class and they are expected to pick-up their child at the designated end time.  Child pick up will be at the same location.  Only individuals listed at the time of registration will be permitted to pick up the child.  A photo ID must be presented upon pick-up each day. If additional people (not listed during registration) are required to pick up the child this must be put in writing ASAP and given to the program coordinator or lead teacher.  
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Senior Summer Art Classes - Week 3-July 6: Mixed Media Cross-stitch
New this summer we are offering free art classes for resident adults 55 and over.  We have 7 sessions to offer using various techniques of drawing, painting, and collage as listed below. All materials will be provided you just need to show up and let your creativity to run wild.  Cost:  FreeDates: June 22nd - August 10thDay: TuesdaysTime: 1:00-2:00 pmLocation: Lake House at Veterans' Memorial Park (32756 Lake Rd.)Instructor:  Christine SeeholzerQuestions: 440-930-4135June 22nd: Plein Air Painting Students will learn how to build layers on the canvas with acrylic paint and mediums from an underpainting to the foreground using a palette knife, brush and water. Subject: (Veteran’s Memorial) landscape. Techniques: wash, sgraffito, palette knife painting, impasto. June 29th: Gestural drawing This class focuses on the different ways to “see” and draw an object. The mass, the contour, negative and positive space and proportion. Students will use washable markers and water to create loose expressive drawings that can later be refined and layered.Subjects: Various- house. Anchor, airplane, flag, cannon.  July 6th: Mixed Media Cross-stitch This class will explore the playful capture of cloud formations with the different sensory and tactile experience of combining yarn and paint, combining embroidery techniques and acrylic paint on deco mesh Subject: cloud formations. July 20th: Reflection boat Print Part I Today’s portion of this two-class project involves learning techniques in manipulating watercolor to create various effects. Our subject is the lake at sunset. While this is drying...Color field painting Coaster Students will also learn how to express an emotion or subject through color field and learn how to manipulate alcohol-based markers to create painterly effects and make their own coaster. July 27th: Reflection Print Part II Using a drawing guide and a break-down of basic shapes, students will draw a sailboat, then transfer to a foam printing plate. Finally, students will print their sailboat and the reflection onto their previously created lake at sunset paintings. Students will also complete their coasters by applying a protective layer to the bottom and take them home.  August 3rd: Sculptural collage Part I For this mixed media project, students will learn how to build a sculptural relief support onto which you can paint with watercolor. Clay Hand-building techniques Part I Students will follow step-by-step directions to create a 3-d portrait in clay,using additive and subtractive clay-building methods.. Subject: egret, sandpiper, crane, etc. August 10th: Sculptural Collage Part II Using the support created in the previous class, students will add watercolor to complete the painting. Clay building techniques  Part II Students will use acrylic paint and glaze to  create a bronze appearance to their portrait. 
 
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM    Not Available
 
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Youth Summer Art Classes - Week 3-July 6: Mixed Media Cross-stitch
New this summer we are offering art classes for residents 10-15 years of age.  We have 7 sessions to offer using various techniques of drawing, painting, and collage as listed below. Each session is $20.00 and you can register for as many sessions as you like.  Once registered you just need to show up and let your creativity run wild.  All materials provided.  Cost:  $20.00 per sessionDates: June 22nd - August 10thDay: TuesdaysTime: 3:00-4:00 pmLocation: Lake House at Veterans' Memorial Park (32756 Lake Rd.)Instructor:  Christine SeeholzerQuestions: 440-930-4135June 21th: Plein Air Painting Students will learn how to build layers on the canvas with acrylic paint and mediums from an underpainting to the foreground using a palette knife, brush and water. Subject: (Veteran’s Memorial) landscape. Techniques: wash, sgraffito, palette knife painting, impasto. June 29th: Gestural drawing This class focuses on the different ways to “see” and draw an object. The mass, the contour, negative and positive space and proportion. Students will use washable markers and water to create loose expressive drawings that can later be refined and layered.Subjects: Various- house. Anchor, airplane, flag, cannon.  July 6th: Mixed Media Cross-stitch This class will explore the playful capture of cloud formations with the different sensory and tactile experience of combining yarn and paint, combining embroidery techniques and acrylic paint on deco mesh Subject: cloud formations.  July 20th: Reflection boat Print Part I Today’s portion of this two-class project involves learning techniques in manipulating watercolor to create various effects. Our subject is the lake at sunset. While this is drying...Color field painting Coaster Students will also learn how to express an emotion or subject through color field and learn how to manipulate alcohol-based markers to create painterly effects and make their own coaster.   July 27th: Reflection Print Part II Using a drawing guide and a break-down of basic shapes, students will draw a sailboat, then transfer to a foam printing plate. Finally, students will print their sailboat and the reflection onto their previously created lake at sunset paintings. Students will also complete their coasters by applying a protective layer to the bottom and take them home.   August 3rd: Sculptural collage Part I For this mixed media project, students will learn how to build a sculptural relief support onto which you can paint with watercolor. Clay Hand-building techniques Part I Students will follow step-by-step directions to create a 3-d portrait in clay,using additive and subtractive clay-building methods.. Subject: egret, sandpiper, crane, etc.  August 10th: Sculptural Collage Part II Using the support created in the previous class, students will add watercolor to complete the painting. Clay building techniques  Part II Students will use acrylic paint and glaze to  create a bronze appearance to their portrait.   
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Not Available
 
Wednesday July 7, 2021
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Indoor Walking Group - Indoor Walking Group
Our walking group meets every weekday morning at the Old Firehouse from 8-9:00 am. Stay active and fit in a controlled climate.For the time being, coffee will not be supplied so bring your own beverages.
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Parent & Child (Minimum Age 6 months)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Preschool (Minimum Age 4 years)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level I
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level II
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level III
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM    MOTION & Flexibility - Parkinson's/MS Fitness - Flexibility in Motion
An exercise program designed to increase Mobility and Flexibility for all who are interested in increasing and maintaining daily functionality regardless of their range of motion. The class may help to enhance quality of life, range of motion, flexibility & much more. The program is especially helpful to those suffering the effects of Parkinson's Disease and Multiple Sclerosis. Exercises will focus on the four components of fitness: cardio, strength, flexibility and balance and are specifically designed to gradually improve overall fitness and to combat symptoms of disease. Mondays & Wednesdays 09:30am-10:15amOld Firehouse Community Center150 Avon Belden Rd. You may pay the $8.00 drop in fee at the time of your visit or purchase a monthly pass for $48.00 by clicking the link below. Please call 440-930-4135 for additional information.Click Here to purchase a monthly pass
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Youth Summer Tennis Lessons - 5-10 Year Old Tennis Lessons Monday & Wednesday
5-10 Year of Age- For beginners to intermediate level players. The 10 and under tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding. The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start. Children will learn the basic fundamentals and experience a positive and rewarding introduction to the sport of tennis. 11 and Over - All skill levels are welcome! The tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding.  The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start.GIRLS HIGH PERFORMANCE- Girls who are 8th grade and under, know how to keep score and play matches are welcome to join. For more information please contact Mary Herrick @216-316-9501NO CLASS THE WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4 All classes take place at Bleser Park Tennis professionals will divide children on the courts according to age and skill levels.Participants are expected to bring their own racquets to every class. Athletic shoes are required. Players are not permitted to wear flip-flops or sandals during lessons for safety reasons. Sunscreen and water are recommended.
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Youth Summer Tennis Lessons - 5-10 Year Old Tennis Lessons Wednesday Only
5-10 Year of Age- For beginners to intermediate level players. The 10 and under tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding. The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start. Children will learn the basic fundamentals and experience a positive and rewarding introduction to the sport of tennis. 11 and Over - All skill levels are welcome! The tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding.  The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start.GIRLS HIGH PERFORMANCE- Girls who are 8th grade and under, know how to keep score and play matches are welcome to join. For more information please contact Mary Herrick @216-316-9501NO CLASS THE WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4 All classes take place at Bleser Park Tennis professionals will divide children on the courts according to age and skill levels.Participants are expected to bring their own racquets to every class. Athletic shoes are required. Players are not permitted to wear flip-flops or sandals during lessons for safety reasons. Sunscreen and water are recommended.
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Parent & Child (Minimum Age 6 months)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Preschool (Minimum Age 4 years)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level I
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level IV
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level V
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Fishing with Friends - Fishing with Friends
FREEJoin us this summer at Walker Road Park Reservoir for another year of our popular fishing program! Beginning June 16th, poles, bait and knowledgeable attendants will be available. Stop up once to give it a try or make it a part of your daily routine!W/Th/F/Sat from 10:00AM - 2:00PM at Walker Road Park. Catch Bluegill, Bass and Catfish!AGE RESTRICTIONS-This program is designed for kids 15 and under (families encouraged!). Other ages may be accommodated but please check with the attendant.-All youth under 18 must have a signed permission form completed during or prior to their first fishing experience with the Avon Lake Parks & Recreation Department.-Children under 12 years old must be accompanied and supervised by a responsible person, 14 years old or older. Children under 6 years old need to have a responsible individual within arm’s reach at all times.This program is made possible with the support of ODNR Division of Wildlife, the USFWS Wildlife & Sportfish Restoration Act and Erie Outfitters.
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Youth Summer Tennis Lessons - 11 and over Tennis Lessons Wednesday Only
5-10 Year of Age- For beginners to intermediate level players. The 10 and under tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding. The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start. Children will learn the basic fundamentals and experience a positive and rewarding introduction to the sport of tennis. 11 and Over - All skill levels are welcome! The tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding.  The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start.GIRLS HIGH PERFORMANCE- Girls who are 8th grade and under, know how to keep score and play matches are welcome to join. For more information please contact Mary Herrick @216-316-9501NO CLASS THE WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4 All classes take place at Bleser Park Tennis professionals will divide children on the courts according to age and skill levels.Participants are expected to bring their own racquets to every class. Athletic shoes are required. Players are not permitted to wear flip-flops or sandals during lessons for safety reasons. Sunscreen and water are recommended.
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Youth Summer Tennis Lessons - 11 and over Tennis Lessons Monday & Wednesday
5-10 Year of Age- For beginners to intermediate level players. The 10 and under tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding. The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start. Children will learn the basic fundamentals and experience a positive and rewarding introduction to the sport of tennis. 11 and Over - All skill levels are welcome! The tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding.  The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start.GIRLS HIGH PERFORMANCE- Girls who are 8th grade and under, know how to keep score and play matches are welcome to join. For more information please contact Mary Herrick @216-316-9501NO CLASS THE WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4 All classes take place at Bleser Park Tennis professionals will divide children on the courts according to age and skill levels.Participants are expected to bring their own racquets to every class. Athletic shoes are required. Players are not permitted to wear flip-flops or sandals during lessons for safety reasons. Sunscreen and water are recommended.
 
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM    Rented
 
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Avon Lake Fine Arts Camp - Four Day Program: 7/6 - 7/9
The Avon Lake Parks & Recreation Department is excited to present their Avon Lake Fine Arts Camp.  It will be an all-encompassing arts experience where children will be encouraged to explore their creative talents in music, dance, theater and the visual arts.We will be breaking into smaller groups during the day based on age and then coming together towards the end of their three weeks to create their original musical show on stage before a live audience on the last day of camp. Session One:  “Celebrate You and Me”  6/14 – 7/2 Ages 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)Monday – Friday noon -4pm3 Week Camp: $375.00 (second sibling…$275) Non-resident fee $400.00Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided. Session Two:  “Be the Change”  7/12 – 7/30Monday – Friday noon -4pmAges 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)3 Week Camp: $375.00 (second sibling…$275) Non-resident fee $400.00Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided. Four Day Camp: "YOU'VE GOT TALENT!"  7/6 – 7/9Our four day camp will focus on your child's individual talents and passions in the fine arts. We will be celebrating our budding singers, dancers, and artists by working on solo or small group pieces and presenting or performing their talents on the final day of the camp. Building confidence in their own unique talents and creativity will be the focus of the camp. 4 Day camp: $175.00 (second sibling...$150) Ages 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)Non-resident fee $200Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided.  Registration opens Monday, March 15, 2021 at 9am. Space is limited so reserve your spot today! Registration deadline is two-weeks prior to the start of each session.  Deposit of $25 per week due at time of registration. Questions? Call (440) 930-4130.  What to bring?- camp t-shirt (not required daily)- mask- non-perishable healthy snack and drink (no soda/candy permitted) items should be labeled you’re your child’s name- weather appropriate clothing- sunscreen - applied before camp AND brought to camp labeled with child's nameCan I sign up for just one week?Unfortunately, our three week camp is a consecutive program leading up to a final performance, so you must attend each week.  We do have a four day program available 7/6 – 7/9. What pre-cautions will you be taking in regards to Covid-19?The Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department follows the guidelines provided by the Lorain County Board of Health.  Currently children and staff will be required to wear masks while attending fine arts camp except for during performances.  Class sizes are limited to 50 and social distancing will be in place.  Whenever possible, portions of the class will be held outdoors.  Portions of the day that are indoors are held in a community center where there is room to social distance. Temperatures will be taken as children arrive each day.  Areas will be sanitized after each session.  Please note that the guidelines are ever-changing, and we receive updates from the board of health on a daily basis and keep you informed of changes. What happens if my child gets sick or injured in the program?Children that get sick or injured during the program are isolated and contact is made with the parent or guardian.  We may ask that your child leave for the day to avoid spreading of communicable diseases.  In the event of a serious illness or injury emergency services will be called to respond.  It is imperative that we have the parents contact information to keep you informed of the situation regarding your child. Do I have to pay at the time of registration?A deposit of $25 per student per session is required at registration.  The final balance of the fee is due 2 weeks prior to the first day of the session. What is the drop-off/pick-up process? Due to social distancing, we are asking parents to remain in their vehicles during drop off and pick up.  Drop off will be at the south side of the Old Firehouse Community Center.  An instructor will greet you and take your child’s temperature while still in your vehicle.  If the temperature is below 100 degrees, our teacher’s aide will escort your child into the building to begin their day.  A hang-tag will be distributed at drop off the first day of class with your assigned number.  One additional hang-tag may be requested for an additional authorized caretaker.  Parents and/or caretakers are expected to drop each child off a maximum of fifteen minutes before the class and they are expected to pick-up their child at the designated end time.  Child pick up will be at the same location.  Only individuals listed at the time of registration will be permitted to pick up the child.  A photo ID must be presented upon pick-up each day. If additional people (not listed during registration) are required to pick up the child this must be put in writing ASAP and given to the program coordinator or lead teacher.  
 
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM    Reserved
 
Thursday July 8, 2021
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Indoor Walking Group - Indoor Walking Group
Our walking group meets every weekday morning at the Old Firehouse from 8-9:00 am. Stay active and fit in a controlled climate.For the time being, coffee will not be supplied so bring your own beverages.
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Parent & Child (Minimum Age 6 months)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Preschool (Minimum Age 4 years)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level I
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level II
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level III
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Total Body Strength - Total Body Strength
This class is designed to work all major muscles with a variety of strength and conditioning exercises.  This sculpting class will tone upper and lower body using various equipment like hand weights, body bars, TRX, and your own body weight.  This class is for all levels.There is an $8.00 drop-in fee per class or you can purchase a 12 visit punch pass membership for $60.00. This punch pass can be used for any of our regular group fitness classes.Tuesdays and Thursdays9:00-10:00 amOld Firehouse Community CenterInstructors:  Tru Pace/Carrie GardnerClick here to purchase a punch pass
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Parent & Child (Minimum Age 6 months)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Preschool (Minimum Age 4 years)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level I
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level IV
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level V
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Fishing with Friends - Fishing with Friends
FREEJoin us this summer at Walker Road Park Reservoir for another year of our popular fishing program! Beginning June 16th, poles, bait and knowledgeable attendants will be available. Stop up once to give it a try or make it a part of your daily routine!W/Th/F/Sat from 10:00AM - 2:00PM at Walker Road Park. Catch Bluegill, Bass and Catfish!AGE RESTRICTIONS-This program is designed for kids 15 and under (families encouraged!). Other ages may be accommodated but please check with the attendant.-All youth under 18 must have a signed permission form completed during or prior to their first fishing experience with the Avon Lake Parks & Recreation Department.-Children under 12 years old must be accompanied and supervised by a responsible person, 14 years old or older. Children under 6 years old need to have a responsible individual within arm’s reach at all times.This program is made possible with the support of ODNR Division of Wildlife, the USFWS Wildlife & Sportfish Restoration Act and Erie Outfitters.
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Strength and Balance - Strength and Balance
A perfect 50+ class that incorporates stretching, balance, agility, strength and cardio, along with fun music. This class utilizes various equipment, such as weights, exercise balls, drumming sticks, and much more. A portion of the class is seated in chairs and the rest completed standing. No floor work.There is an $8.00 drop-in fee per class or you can purchase a 12 visit punch pass membership for $60.00. This punch pass can be used for any of our regular group fitness classes.Mondays and Thursdays 10:30am-11:30 am Old Firehouse Community Center (100 Avon Belden Rd.)Click here to purchase a punch pass
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Aqua Aerobics - Aqua Aerobics
Avon Lake is proud to offer Aqua-Aerobics weekday mornings in the summer. Whether you are implementing a fitness program into your daily routine or you are looking for another exciting exercise opportunity, this program is a blast! The instructor is engaging and fun and people come back year after year for the fun and the workout. Join us for the summer aqua-aerobics class!Program Dates:  June 22-August 20Program Location:  Ellen Trivanovich Aquatic CenterDay:  Tuesday, Thursday 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.Host/Instructor:  Beth LarawayCost:  $5.00 per class payable at the admission window
 
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Avon Lake Fine Arts Camp - Four Day Program: 7/6 - 7/9
The Avon Lake Parks & Recreation Department is excited to present their Avon Lake Fine Arts Camp.  It will be an all-encompassing arts experience where children will be encouraged to explore their creative talents in music, dance, theater and the visual arts.We will be breaking into smaller groups during the day based on age and then coming together towards the end of their three weeks to create their original musical show on stage before a live audience on the last day of camp. Session One:  “Celebrate You and Me”  6/14 – 7/2 Ages 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)Monday – Friday noon -4pm3 Week Camp: $375.00 (second sibling…$275) Non-resident fee $400.00Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided. Session Two:  “Be the Change”  7/12 – 7/30Monday – Friday noon -4pmAges 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)3 Week Camp: $375.00 (second sibling…$275) Non-resident fee $400.00Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided. Four Day Camp: "YOU'VE GOT TALENT!"  7/6 – 7/9Our four day camp will focus on your child's individual talents and passions in the fine arts. We will be celebrating our budding singers, dancers, and artists by working on solo or small group pieces and presenting or performing their talents on the final day of the camp. Building confidence in their own unique talents and creativity will be the focus of the camp. 4 Day camp: $175.00 (second sibling...$150) Ages 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)Non-resident fee $200Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided.  Registration opens Monday, March 15, 2021 at 9am. Space is limited so reserve your spot today! Registration deadline is two-weeks prior to the start of each session.  Deposit of $25 per week due at time of registration. Questions? Call (440) 930-4130.  What to bring?- camp t-shirt (not required daily)- mask- non-perishable healthy snack and drink (no soda/candy permitted) items should be labeled you’re your child’s name- weather appropriate clothing- sunscreen - applied before camp AND brought to camp labeled with child's nameCan I sign up for just one week?Unfortunately, our three week camp is a consecutive program leading up to a final performance, so you must attend each week.  We do have a four day program available 7/6 – 7/9. What pre-cautions will you be taking in regards to Covid-19?The Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department follows the guidelines provided by the Lorain County Board of Health.  Currently children and staff will be required to wear masks while attending fine arts camp except for during performances.  Class sizes are limited to 50 and social distancing will be in place.  Whenever possible, portions of the class will be held outdoors.  Portions of the day that are indoors are held in a community center where there is room to social distance. Temperatures will be taken as children arrive each day.  Areas will be sanitized after each session.  Please note that the guidelines are ever-changing, and we receive updates from the board of health on a daily basis and keep you informed of changes. What happens if my child gets sick or injured in the program?Children that get sick or injured during the program are isolated and contact is made with the parent or guardian.  We may ask that your child leave for the day to avoid spreading of communicable diseases.  In the event of a serious illness or injury emergency services will be called to respond.  It is imperative that we have the parents contact information to keep you informed of the situation regarding your child. Do I have to pay at the time of registration?A deposit of $25 per student per session is required at registration.  The final balance of the fee is due 2 weeks prior to the first day of the session. What is the drop-off/pick-up process? Due to social distancing, we are asking parents to remain in their vehicles during drop off and pick up.  Drop off will be at the south side of the Old Firehouse Community Center.  An instructor will greet you and take your child’s temperature while still in your vehicle.  If the temperature is below 100 degrees, our teacher’s aide will escort your child into the building to begin their day.  A hang-tag will be distributed at drop off the first day of class with your assigned number.  One additional hang-tag may be requested for an additional authorized caretaker.  Parents and/or caretakers are expected to drop each child off a maximum of fifteen minutes before the class and they are expected to pick-up their child at the designated end time.  Child pick up will be at the same location.  Only individuals listed at the time of registration will be permitted to pick up the child.  A photo ID must be presented upon pick-up each day. If additional people (not listed during registration) are required to pick up the child this must be put in writing ASAP and given to the program coordinator or lead teacher.  
 
Friday July 9, 2021
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM    Yoga in the Park - Yoga in the Park
Yoga in the Park is back! We, along with our studio partners, are excited to host another summer of downward dogs. Be sure to view the schedule below to see the class styles and descriptions. They range from traditional all-levels flow to stretching-focused and meditative. Classes will be held at Veterans' Memorial Park (32756 Lake Road).Fridays 7am: Sunrise Yoga with Cultivate Yoga SpaceSaturdays 9am: All Levels Flow Yoga with Avon Lake YogaSundays 9:30am: Breathwalk with Studio 83Sundays 5:00pm: Yin Yoga + Tibetan Singing Bowls with Studio 83All classes run ~1 hour.Cost: This is a FREE class, however, donations for the instructor are appreciated.Where: Veterans' Memorial Park, 32756 Lake Road.Parking: Parking is available at Veterans' Memorial Park in front of the Lakehouse and the Folger Home. Overflow parking is available across Lake Road at the Old Firehouse Community Center and the Bleser Park lot.Registration: Simply show up at the park and sign in with the instructor.No classes July 2nd - 4th or September 3rd - 5th - Enjoy the holiday weekend!Weather & Cancellation: We will not hold class if it is raining or other poor weather conditions persist. If classes must be cancelled they will not be rescheduled. If weather is questionable check our Facebook Page.
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Indoor Walking Group - Indoor Walking Group
Our walking group meets every weekday morning at the Old Firehouse from 8-9:00 am. Stay active and fit in a controlled climate.For the time being, coffee will not be supplied so bring your own beverages.
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Preschool (Minimum Age 4 years)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level I
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level II
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level III
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Gentle Yoga @ the Old Firehouse - Yoga @ the Old FIrehouse Community Center
This gentle yoga is a restful, calming class that includes breathing, gentle flowing movements with passive and supported posses.  This class is appropriate for all levels including those with limited mobility or those that prefer a softer, gentler approach to yoga. Modifications for poses will be offered but students must be able to get down to the floor and up again unassistedThere is an $8.00 drop-in fee per class or you can purchase a 12 visit punch pass membership for $60.00. This punch pass can be used for any of our group fitness classes.Tuesdays 10:15-11:15 am              and Fridays 9:00-10:00 am Old Firehouse Community Center (100 Avon Belden Rd.)Click Here to purchase membership
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM    Rented
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Preschool (Minimum Age 4 years)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level I
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level IV
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level V
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Creative Needles - Creative Needles
Calling all creative people who enjoy good conversation while knitting, quilting, embroidering, crocheting, needlepoint, jewelry-making, etc!  Creative Needles meet on Fridays from 10:00am-12:00pm.  All are welcome!Tables are set up in the former exercise room to provide ample social distancing.  Face coverings are recommended.
 
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Fishing with Friends - Fishing with Friends
FREEJoin us this summer at Walker Road Park Reservoir for another year of our popular fishing program! Beginning June 16th, poles, bait and knowledgeable attendants will be available. Stop up once to give it a try or make it a part of your daily routine!W/Th/F/Sat from 10:00AM - 2:00PM at Walker Road Park. Catch Bluegill, Bass and Catfish!AGE RESTRICTIONS-This program is designed for kids 15 and under (families encouraged!). Other ages may be accommodated but please check with the attendant.-All youth under 18 must have a signed permission form completed during or prior to their first fishing experience with the Avon Lake Parks & Recreation Department.-Children under 12 years old must be accompanied and supervised by a responsible person, 14 years old or older. Children under 6 years old need to have a responsible individual within arm’s reach at all times.This program is made possible with the support of ODNR Division of Wildlife, the USFWS Wildlife & Sportfish Restoration Act and Erie Outfitters.
 
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Avon Lake Fine Arts Camp - Four Day Program: 7/6 - 7/9
The Avon Lake Parks & Recreation Department is excited to present their Avon Lake Fine Arts Camp.  It will be an all-encompassing arts experience where children will be encouraged to explore their creative talents in music, dance, theater and the visual arts.We will be breaking into smaller groups during the day based on age and then coming together towards the end of their three weeks to create their original musical show on stage before a live audience on the last day of camp. Session One:  “Celebrate You and Me”  6/14 – 7/2 Ages 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)Monday – Friday noon -4pm3 Week Camp: $375.00 (second sibling…$275) Non-resident fee $400.00Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided. Session Two:  “Be the Change”  7/12 – 7/30Monday – Friday noon -4pmAges 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)3 Week Camp: $375.00 (second sibling…$275) Non-resident fee $400.00Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided. Four Day Camp: "YOU'VE GOT TALENT!"  7/6 – 7/9Our four day camp will focus on your child's individual talents and passions in the fine arts. We will be celebrating our budding singers, dancers, and artists by working on solo or small group pieces and presenting or performing their talents on the final day of the camp. Building confidence in their own unique talents and creativity will be the focus of the camp. 4 Day camp: $175.00 (second sibling...$150) Ages 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)Non-resident fee $200Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided.  Registration opens Monday, March 15, 2021 at 9am. Space is limited so reserve your spot today! Registration deadline is two-weeks prior to the start of each session.  Deposit of $25 per week due at time of registration. Questions? Call (440) 930-4130.  What to bring?- camp t-shirt (not required daily)- mask- non-perishable healthy snack and drink (no soda/candy permitted) items should be labeled you’re your child’s name- weather appropriate clothing- sunscreen - applied before camp AND brought to camp labeled with child's nameCan I sign up for just one week?Unfortunately, our three week camp is a consecutive program leading up to a final performance, so you must attend each week.  We do have a four day program available 7/6 – 7/9. What pre-cautions will you be taking in regards to Covid-19?The Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department follows the guidelines provided by the Lorain County Board of Health.  Currently children and staff will be required to wear masks while attending fine arts camp except for during performances.  Class sizes are limited to 50 and social distancing will be in place.  Whenever possible, portions of the class will be held outdoors.  Portions of the day that are indoors are held in a community center where there is room to social distance. Temperatures will be taken as children arrive each day.  Areas will be sanitized after each session.  Please note that the guidelines are ever-changing, and we receive updates from the board of health on a daily basis and keep you informed of changes. What happens if my child gets sick or injured in the program?Children that get sick or injured during the program are isolated and contact is made with the parent or guardian.  We may ask that your child leave for the day to avoid spreading of communicable diseases.  In the event of a serious illness or injury emergency services will be called to respond.  It is imperative that we have the parents contact information to keep you informed of the situation regarding your child. Do I have to pay at the time of registration?A deposit of $25 per student per session is required at registration.  The final balance of the fee is due 2 weeks prior to the first day of the session. What is the drop-off/pick-up process? Due to social distancing, we are asking parents to remain in their vehicles during drop off and pick up.  Drop off will be at the south side of the Old Firehouse Community Center.  An instructor will greet you and take your child’s temperature while still in your vehicle.  If the temperature is below 100 degrees, our teacher’s aide will escort your child into the building to begin their day.  A hang-tag will be distributed at drop off the first day of class with your assigned number.  One additional hang-tag may be requested for an additional authorized caretaker.  Parents and/or caretakers are expected to drop each child off a maximum of fifteen minutes before the class and they are expected to pick-up their child at the designated end time.  Child pick up will be at the same location.  Only individuals listed at the time of registration will be permitted to pick up the child.  A photo ID must be presented upon pick-up each day. If additional people (not listed during registration) are required to pick up the child this must be put in writing ASAP and given to the program coordinator or lead teacher.  
 
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Saturday July 10, 2021
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Yoga in the Park - Yoga in the Park
Yoga in the Park is back! We, along with our studio partners, are excited to host another summer of downward dogs. Be sure to view the schedule below to see the class styles and descriptions. They range from traditional all-levels flow to stretching-focused and meditative. Classes will be held at Veterans' Memorial Park (32756 Lake Road).Fridays 7am: Sunrise Yoga with Cultivate Yoga SpaceSaturdays 9am: All Levels Flow Yoga with Avon Lake YogaSundays 9:30am: Breathwalk with Studio 83Sundays 5:00pm: Yin Yoga + Tibetan Singing Bowls with Studio 83All classes run ~1 hour.Cost: This is a FREE class, however, donations for the instructor are appreciated.Where: Veterans' Memorial Park, 32756 Lake Road.Parking: Parking is available at Veterans' Memorial Park in front of the Lakehouse and the Folger Home. Overflow parking is available across Lake Road at the Old Firehouse Community Center and the Bleser Park lot.Registration: Simply show up at the park and sign in with the instructor.No classes July 2nd - 4th or September 3rd - 5th - Enjoy the holiday weekend!Weather & Cancellation: We will not hold class if it is raining or other poor weather conditions persist. If classes must be cancelled they will not be rescheduled. If weather is questionable check our Facebook Page.
 
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM    Pickleball Tournament - Avon Lake Pickleball Tournament
ClevelandPickleball.com welcome's you to the inaugural Cleveland Pickleball Classic tournament at Bleser Park in Avon Lake, OH on July 10th, 2021!This is a recreational tournament designed for all types of Pickleball playing enthusiasts. We will have two (2) general experience level divisions for Men's, Women's and Mixed Doubles events.The registration fee for this tournament is $40 and includes one event (Mixed, Women's, or Men's Doubles). Additional events are $10 each.All entries receive a FREE T-Shirt.This will be a Round Robin tournament with a guaranteed four (4) game configuration. Games will be played to eleven (11) win by two (2). A playoff round will follow the Round Robin and prizes will be awarded to the top two (2) finishers in all divisions.Register: https://pickleballbrackets.com/ptD.aspx?eid=c5dc211f-a89b-407b-bcec-ddc60d47a467  
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM    Folger Home - Sliwinski
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM    Rented
 
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Fishing with Friends - Fishing with Friends
FREEJoin us this summer at Walker Road Park Reservoir for another year of our popular fishing program! Beginning June 16th, poles, bait and knowledgeable attendants will be available. Stop up once to give it a try or make it a part of your daily routine!W/Th/F/Sat from 10:00AM - 2:00PM at Walker Road Park. Catch Bluegill, Bass and Catfish!AGE RESTRICTIONS-This program is designed for kids 15 and under (families encouraged!). Other ages may be accommodated but please check with the attendant.-All youth under 18 must have a signed permission form completed during or prior to their first fishing experience with the Avon Lake Parks & Recreation Department.-Children under 12 years old must be accompanied and supervised by a responsible person, 14 years old or older. Children under 6 years old need to have a responsible individual within arm’s reach at all times.This program is made possible with the support of ODNR Division of Wildlife, the USFWS Wildlife & Sportfish Restoration Act and Erie Outfitters.
 
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM    RENTED
 
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1:30 PM - 3:30 PM    Reserved
 
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Reserved
 
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM    RENTED
 
Sunday July 11, 2021
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM    Rented
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Yoga in the Park - Yoga in the Park
Yoga in the Park is back! We, along with our studio partners, are excited to host another summer of downward dogs. Be sure to view the schedule below to see the class styles and descriptions. They range from traditional all-levels flow to stretching-focused and meditative. Classes will be held at Veterans' Memorial Park (32756 Lake Road).Fridays 7am: Sunrise Yoga with Cultivate Yoga SpaceSaturdays 9am: All Levels Flow Yoga with Avon Lake YogaSundays 9:30am: Breathwalk with Studio 83Sundays 5:00pm: Yin Yoga + Tibetan Singing Bowls with Studio 83All classes run ~1 hour.Cost: This is a FREE class, however, donations for the instructor are appreciated.Where: Veterans' Memorial Park, 32756 Lake Road.Parking: Parking is available at Veterans' Memorial Park in front of the Lakehouse and the Folger Home. Overflow parking is available across Lake Road at the Old Firehouse Community Center and the Bleser Park lot.Registration: Simply show up at the park and sign in with the instructor.No classes July 2nd - 4th or September 3rd - 5th - Enjoy the holiday weekend!Weather & Cancellation: We will not hold class if it is raining or other poor weather conditions persist. If classes must be cancelled they will not be rescheduled. If weather is questionable check our Facebook Page.
 
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Reserved
 
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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Yoga in the Park - Yoga in the Park
Yoga in the Park is back! We, along with our studio partners, are excited to host another summer of downward dogs. Be sure to view the schedule below to see the class styles and descriptions. They range from traditional all-levels flow to stretching-focused and meditative. Classes will be held at Veterans' Memorial Park (32756 Lake Road).Fridays 7am: Sunrise Yoga with Cultivate Yoga SpaceSaturdays 9am: All Levels Flow Yoga with Avon Lake YogaSundays 9:30am: Breathwalk with Studio 83Sundays 5:00pm: Yin Yoga + Tibetan Singing Bowls with Studio 83All classes run ~1 hour.Cost: This is a FREE class, however, donations for the instructor are appreciated.Where: Veterans' Memorial Park, 32756 Lake Road.Parking: Parking is available at Veterans' Memorial Park in front of the Lakehouse and the Folger Home. Overflow parking is available across Lake Road at the Old Firehouse Community Center and the Bleser Park lot.Registration: Simply show up at the park and sign in with the instructor.No classes July 2nd - 4th or September 3rd - 5th - Enjoy the holiday weekend!Weather & Cancellation: We will not hold class if it is raining or other poor weather conditions persist. If classes must be cancelled they will not be rescheduled. If weather is questionable check our Facebook Page.
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Summer Concert Series - Party in the Park - Party in the Park Summer Concerts
The Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department presents:The 2021 Party in the Park - Summer Concert Series Sponsored by Howard Hanna - James Miller and ASAP Plumbing.Concerts will rotate between four locations:Bleser Road Park - 32800 Electric BlvdWeiss Park - 33401 Webber RoadMiller Road Park Gazebo - 33760 Lake RoadVeterans' Memorial Park Gazebo - 32756 Lake RoadAll concerts are from 6:00pm - 8:00 pm * Fireworks Celebration concerts 6:00pm - 10:00pm Most concerts will also feature food trucks!Sunday, June 13th - Bleser Park Amelia Airharts perform Food Trucks: Jones Bones BBQ and Cleveland Cookie DoughThursday, June 24th - Veterans' Park GazeboAustin Walkin' Cane performs Food Truck: Fire & IceSunday, June 27th - Miller Road Park GazeboCleveland TOPS Swing Band performsNo Food Trucks ScheduledAvon Lake's Fireworks Celebration:  Friday, July 2nd - Weiss Park*6:00pm - 8:00pm Anne E. DeChant*8:00pm - 10:00pm The Spazmatics performFood Trucks: Jones Bones BBQ, Nelly Belly, Kona Ice Kountry Krunchin's and Cathy's CleSunday, July 11th - Bleser Park Jump the Gun performs Food Trucks:  Barrio and Kona IceSaturday, July 24th - Weiss Park The Players Club performs Food Trucks:  The Original Steaks & Hoagies and 808 Shaved IceThursday, July 29th - Veterans' Park GazeboChad Hoffman performsFood Trucks:  Slyman's and Pop CultureSunday, August 8th - Bleser ParkRevolution Pie performs Food Trucks: Bearden's and 808 Shaved IceSunday, August 22nd - Bleser Park Rubix Cubed performs Food Trucks: Off the Griddle and Enticing CakesThursday, August 26th - Veterans' Park GazeboKristine Jackson performs Food Truck:  Swensons
 
Monday July 12, 2021
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Indoor Walking Group - Indoor Walking Group
Our walking group meets every weekday morning at the Old Firehouse from 8-9:00 am. Stay active and fit in a controlled climate.For the time being, coffee will not be supplied so bring your own beverages.
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Parent & Child (Minimum Age 6 months)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Preschool (Minimum Age 4 years)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level I
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level II
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level III
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM    MOTION & Flexibility - Parkinson's/MS Fitness - Flexibility in Motion
An exercise program designed to increase Mobility and Flexibility for all who are interested in increasing and maintaining daily functionality regardless of their range of motion. The class may help to enhance quality of life, range of motion, flexibility & much more. The program is especially helpful to those suffering the effects of Parkinson's Disease and Multiple Sclerosis. Exercises will focus on the four components of fitness: cardio, strength, flexibility and balance and are specifically designed to gradually improve overall fitness and to combat symptoms of disease. Mondays & Wednesdays 09:30am-10:15amOld Firehouse Community Center150 Avon Belden Rd. You may pay the $8.00 drop in fee at the time of your visit or purchase a monthly pass for $48.00 by clicking the link below. Please call 440-930-4135 for additional information.Click Here to purchase a monthly pass
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Youth Summer Tennis Lessons - 5-10 Year Old Tennis Lessons Monday & Wednesday
5-10 Year of Age- For beginners to intermediate level players. The 10 and under tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding. The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start. Children will learn the basic fundamentals and experience a positive and rewarding introduction to the sport of tennis. 11 and Over - All skill levels are welcome! The tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding.  The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start.GIRLS HIGH PERFORMANCE- Girls who are 8th grade and under, know how to keep score and play matches are welcome to join. For more information please contact Mary Herrick @216-316-9501NO CLASS THE WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4 All classes take place at Bleser Park Tennis professionals will divide children on the courts according to age and skill levels.Participants are expected to bring their own racquets to every class. Athletic shoes are required. Players are not permitted to wear flip-flops or sandals during lessons for safety reasons. Sunscreen and water are recommended.
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Youth Summer Tennis Lessons - 5-10 Year Old Tennis Lessons Monday Only
5-10 Year of Age- For beginners to intermediate level players. The 10 and under tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding. The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start. Children will learn the basic fundamentals and experience a positive and rewarding introduction to the sport of tennis. 11 and Over - All skill levels are welcome! The tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding.  The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start.GIRLS HIGH PERFORMANCE- Girls who are 8th grade and under, know how to keep score and play matches are welcome to join. For more information please contact Mary Herrick @216-316-9501NO CLASS THE WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4 All classes take place at Bleser Park Tennis professionals will divide children on the courts according to age and skill levels.Participants are expected to bring their own racquets to every class. Athletic shoes are required. Players are not permitted to wear flip-flops or sandals during lessons for safety reasons. Sunscreen and water are recommended.
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Parent & Child (Minimum Age 6 months)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Preschool (Minimum Age 4 years)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level I
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level IV
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level V
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Strength and Balance - Strength and Balance
A perfect 50+ class that incorporates stretching, balance, agility, strength and cardio, along with fun music. This class utilizes various equipment, such as weights, exercise balls, drumming sticks, and much more. A portion of the class is seated in chairs and the rest completed standing. No floor work.There is an $8.00 drop-in fee per class or you can purchase a 12 visit punch pass membership for $60.00. This punch pass can be used for any of our regular group fitness classes.Mondays and Thursdays 10:30am-11:30 am Old Firehouse Community Center (100 Avon Belden Rd.)Click here to purchase a punch pass
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Youth Summer Tennis Lessons - 11 and over Tennis Lessons Monday & Wednesday
5-10 Year of Age- For beginners to intermediate level players. The 10 and under tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding. The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start. Children will learn the basic fundamentals and experience a positive and rewarding introduction to the sport of tennis. 11 and Over - All skill levels are welcome! The tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding.  The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start.GIRLS HIGH PERFORMANCE- Girls who are 8th grade and under, know how to keep score and play matches are welcome to join. For more information please contact Mary Herrick @216-316-9501NO CLASS THE WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4 All classes take place at Bleser Park Tennis professionals will divide children on the courts according to age and skill levels.Participants are expected to bring their own racquets to every class. Athletic shoes are required. Players are not permitted to wear flip-flops or sandals during lessons for safety reasons. Sunscreen and water are recommended.
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Youth Summer Tennis Lessons - 11 and over Tennis Lessons Monday Only
5-10 Year of Age- For beginners to intermediate level players. The 10 and under tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding. The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start. Children will learn the basic fundamentals and experience a positive and rewarding introduction to the sport of tennis. 11 and Over - All skill levels are welcome! The tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding.  The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start.GIRLS HIGH PERFORMANCE- Girls who are 8th grade and under, know how to keep score and play matches are welcome to join. For more information please contact Mary Herrick @216-316-9501NO CLASS THE WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4 All classes take place at Bleser Park Tennis professionals will divide children on the courts according to age and skill levels.Participants are expected to bring their own racquets to every class. Athletic shoes are required. Players are not permitted to wear flip-flops or sandals during lessons for safety reasons. Sunscreen and water are recommended.
 
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Avon Lake Fine Arts Camp - Session Two: 7/12 - 7/30
The Avon Lake Parks & Recreation Department is excited to present their Avon Lake Fine Arts Camp.  It will be an all-encompassing arts experience where children will be encouraged to explore their creative talents in music, dance, theater and the visual arts.We will be breaking into smaller groups during the day based on age and then coming together towards the end of their three weeks to create their original musical show on stage before a live audience on the last day of camp. Session One:  “Celebrate You and Me”  6/14 – 7/2 Ages 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)Monday – Friday noon -4pm3 Week Camp: $375.00 (second sibling…$275) Non-resident fee $400.00Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided. Session Two:  “Be the Change”  7/12 – 7/30Monday – Friday noon -4pmAges 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)3 Week Camp: $375.00 (second sibling…$275) Non-resident fee $400.00Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided. Four Day Camp: "YOU'VE GOT TALENT!"  7/6 – 7/9Our four day camp will focus on your child's individual talents and passions in the fine arts. We will be celebrating our budding singers, dancers, and artists by working on solo or small group pieces and presenting or performing their talents on the final day of the camp. Building confidence in their own unique talents and creativity will be the focus of the camp. 4 Day camp: $175.00 (second sibling...$150) Ages 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)Non-resident fee $200Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided.  Registration opens Monday, March 15, 2021 at 9am. Space is limited so reserve your spot today! Registration deadline is two-weeks prior to the start of each session.  Deposit of $25 per week due at time of registration. Questions? Call (440) 930-4130.  What to bring?- camp t-shirt (not required daily)- mask- non-perishable healthy snack and drink (no soda/candy permitted) items should be labeled you’re your child’s name- weather appropriate clothing- sunscreen - applied before camp AND brought to camp labeled with child's nameCan I sign up for just one week?Unfortunately, our three week camp is a consecutive program leading up to a final performance, so you must attend each week.  We do have a four day program available 7/6 – 7/9. What pre-cautions will you be taking in regards to Covid-19?The Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department follows the guidelines provided by the Lorain County Board of Health.  Currently children and staff will be required to wear masks while attending fine arts camp except for during performances.  Class sizes are limited to 50 and social distancing will be in place.  Whenever possible, portions of the class will be held outdoors.  Portions of the day that are indoors are held in a community center where there is room to social distance. Temperatures will be taken as children arrive each day.  Areas will be sanitized after each session.  Please note that the guidelines are ever-changing, and we receive updates from the board of health on a daily basis and keep you informed of changes. What happens if my child gets sick or injured in the program?Children that get sick or injured during the program are isolated and contact is made with the parent or guardian.  We may ask that your child leave for the day to avoid spreading of communicable diseases.  In the event of a serious illness or injury emergency services will be called to respond.  It is imperative that we have the parents contact information to keep you informed of the situation regarding your child. Do I have to pay at the time of registration?A deposit of $25 per student per session is required at registration.  The final balance of the fee is due 2 weeks prior to the first day of the session. What is the drop-off/pick-up process? Due to social distancing, we are asking parents to remain in their vehicles during drop off and pick up.  Drop off will be at the south side of the Old Firehouse Community Center.  An instructor will greet you and take your child’s temperature while still in your vehicle.  If the temperature is below 100 degrees, our teacher’s aide will escort your child into the building to begin their day.  A hang-tag will be distributed at drop off the first day of class with your assigned number.  One additional hang-tag may be requested for an additional authorized caretaker.  Parents and/or caretakers are expected to drop each child off a maximum of fifteen minutes before the class and they are expected to pick-up their child at the designated end time.  Child pick up will be at the same location.  Only individuals listed at the time of registration will be permitted to pick up the child.  A photo ID must be presented upon pick-up each day. If additional people (not listed during registration) are required to pick up the child this must be put in writing ASAP and given to the program coordinator or lead teacher.  
 
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM    RENTED
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Youth Summer Tennis Lessons - Girls High Performance
5-10 Year of Age- For beginners to intermediate level players. The 10 and under tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding. The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start. Children will learn the basic fundamentals and experience a positive and rewarding introduction to the sport of tennis. 11 and Over - All skill levels are welcome! The tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding.  The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start.GIRLS HIGH PERFORMANCE- Girls who are 8th grade and under, know how to keep score and play matches are welcome to join. For more information please contact Mary Herrick @216-316-9501NO CLASS THE WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4 All classes take place at Bleser Park Tennis professionals will divide children on the courts according to age and skill levels.Participants are expected to bring their own racquets to every class. Athletic shoes are required. Players are not permitted to wear flip-flops or sandals during lessons for safety reasons. Sunscreen and water are recommended.
 
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Adult Instructional Tennis - Adult Tennis Lessons
Whether you are just starting, restarting, or you're an accomplished player, you can join this class! We always have enough tennis instructors to divide players according to skill level. The goal is to have fun, meet new people, and enjoy playing the lifetime sport of tennis. Join us this summer for an evening of fun!NO CLASS the week of June 28-July 4th
 
Tuesday July 13, 2021
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Indoor Walking Group - Indoor Walking Group
Our walking group meets every weekday morning at the Old Firehouse from 8-9:00 am. Stay active and fit in a controlled climate.For the time being, coffee will not be supplied so bring your own beverages.
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Parent & Child (Minimum Age 6 months)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Preschool (Minimum Age 4 years)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level I
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level II
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level III
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Total Body Strength - Total Body Strength
This class is designed to work all major muscles with a variety of strength and conditioning exercises.  This sculpting class will tone upper and lower body using various equipment like hand weights, body bars, TRX, and your own body weight.  This class is for all levels.There is an $8.00 drop-in fee per class or you can purchase a 12 visit punch pass membership for $60.00. This punch pass can be used for any of our regular group fitness classes.Tuesdays and Thursdays9:00-10:00 amOld Firehouse Community CenterInstructors:  Tru Pace/Carrie GardnerClick here to purchase a punch pass
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Parent & Child (Minimum Age 6 months)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Preschool (Minimum Age 4 years)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level I
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level IV
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level V
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM    Gentle Yoga @ the Old Firehouse - Yoga @ the Old FIrehouse Community Center
This gentle yoga is a restful, calming class that includes breathing, gentle flowing movements with passive and supported posses.  This class is appropriate for all levels including those with limited mobility or those that prefer a softer, gentler approach to yoga. Modifications for poses will be offered but students must be able to get down to the floor and up again unassistedThere is an $8.00 drop-in fee per class or you can purchase a 12 visit punch pass membership for $60.00. This punch pass can be used for any of our group fitness classes.Tuesdays 10:15-11:15 am              and Fridays 9:00-10:00 am Old Firehouse Community Center (100 Avon Belden Rd.)Click Here to purchase membership
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Aqua Aerobics - Aqua Aerobics
Avon Lake is proud to offer Aqua-Aerobics weekday mornings in the summer. Whether you are implementing a fitness program into your daily routine or you are looking for another exciting exercise opportunity, this program is a blast! The instructor is engaging and fun and people come back year after year for the fun and the workout. Join us for the summer aqua-aerobics class!Program Dates:  June 22-August 20Program Location:  Ellen Trivanovich Aquatic CenterDay:  Tuesday, Thursday 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.Host/Instructor:  Beth LarawayCost:  $5.00 per class payable at the admission window
 
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Avon Lake Fine Arts Camp - Session Two: 7/12 - 7/30
The Avon Lake Parks & Recreation Department is excited to present their Avon Lake Fine Arts Camp.  It will be an all-encompassing arts experience where children will be encouraged to explore their creative talents in music, dance, theater and the visual arts.We will be breaking into smaller groups during the day based on age and then coming together towards the end of their three weeks to create their original musical show on stage before a live audience on the last day of camp. Session One:  “Celebrate You and Me”  6/14 – 7/2 Ages 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)Monday – Friday noon -4pm3 Week Camp: $375.00 (second sibling…$275) Non-resident fee $400.00Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided. Session Two:  “Be the Change”  7/12 – 7/30Monday – Friday noon -4pmAges 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)3 Week Camp: $375.00 (second sibling…$275) Non-resident fee $400.00Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided. Four Day Camp: "YOU'VE GOT TALENT!"  7/6 – 7/9Our four day camp will focus on your child's individual talents and passions in the fine arts. We will be celebrating our budding singers, dancers, and artists by working on solo or small group pieces and presenting or performing their talents on the final day of the camp. Building confidence in their own unique talents and creativity will be the focus of the camp. 4 Day camp: $175.00 (second sibling...$150) Ages 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)Non-resident fee $200Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided.  Registration opens Monday, March 15, 2021 at 9am. Space is limited so reserve your spot today! Registration deadline is two-weeks prior to the start of each session.  Deposit of $25 per week due at time of registration. Questions? Call (440) 930-4130.  What to bring?- camp t-shirt (not required daily)- mask- non-perishable healthy snack and drink (no soda/candy permitted) items should be labeled you’re your child’s name- weather appropriate clothing- sunscreen - applied before camp AND brought to camp labeled with child's nameCan I sign up for just one week?Unfortunately, our three week camp is a consecutive program leading up to a final performance, so you must attend each week.  We do have a four day program available 7/6 – 7/9. What pre-cautions will you be taking in regards to Covid-19?The Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department follows the guidelines provided by the Lorain County Board of Health.  Currently children and staff will be required to wear masks while attending fine arts camp except for during performances.  Class sizes are limited to 50 and social distancing will be in place.  Whenever possible, portions of the class will be held outdoors.  Portions of the day that are indoors are held in a community center where there is room to social distance. Temperatures will be taken as children arrive each day.  Areas will be sanitized after each session.  Please note that the guidelines are ever-changing, and we receive updates from the board of health on a daily basis and keep you informed of changes. What happens if my child gets sick or injured in the program?Children that get sick or injured during the program are isolated and contact is made with the parent or guardian.  We may ask that your child leave for the day to avoid spreading of communicable diseases.  In the event of a serious illness or injury emergency services will be called to respond.  It is imperative that we have the parents contact information to keep you informed of the situation regarding your child. Do I have to pay at the time of registration?A deposit of $25 per student per session is required at registration.  The final balance of the fee is due 2 weeks prior to the first day of the session. What is the drop-off/pick-up process? Due to social distancing, we are asking parents to remain in their vehicles during drop off and pick up.  Drop off will be at the south side of the Old Firehouse Community Center.  An instructor will greet you and take your child’s temperature while still in your vehicle.  If the temperature is below 100 degrees, our teacher’s aide will escort your child into the building to begin their day.  A hang-tag will be distributed at drop off the first day of class with your assigned number.  One additional hang-tag may be requested for an additional authorized caretaker.  Parents and/or caretakers are expected to drop each child off a maximum of fifteen minutes before the class and they are expected to pick-up their child at the designated end time.  Child pick up will be at the same location.  Only individuals listed at the time of registration will be permitted to pick up the child.  A photo ID must be presented upon pick-up each day. If additional people (not listed during registration) are required to pick up the child this must be put in writing ASAP and given to the program coordinator or lead teacher.  
 
Wednesday July 14, 2021
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Indoor Walking Group - Indoor Walking Group
Our walking group meets every weekday morning at the Old Firehouse from 8-9:00 am. Stay active and fit in a controlled climate.For the time being, coffee will not be supplied so bring your own beverages.
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Parent & Child (Minimum Age 6 months)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Preschool (Minimum Age 4 years)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level I
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level II
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level III
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM    MOTION & Flexibility - Parkinson's/MS Fitness - Flexibility in Motion
An exercise program designed to increase Mobility and Flexibility for all who are interested in increasing and maintaining daily functionality regardless of their range of motion. The class may help to enhance quality of life, range of motion, flexibility & much more. The program is especially helpful to those suffering the effects of Parkinson's Disease and Multiple Sclerosis. Exercises will focus on the four components of fitness: cardio, strength, flexibility and balance and are specifically designed to gradually improve overall fitness and to combat symptoms of disease. Mondays & Wednesdays 09:30am-10:15amOld Firehouse Community Center150 Avon Belden Rd. You may pay the $8.00 drop in fee at the time of your visit or purchase a monthly pass for $48.00 by clicking the link below. Please call 440-930-4135 for additional information.Click Here to purchase a monthly pass
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Youth Summer Tennis Lessons - 5-10 Year Old Tennis Lessons Monday & Wednesday
5-10 Year of Age- For beginners to intermediate level players. The 10 and under tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding. The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start. Children will learn the basic fundamentals and experience a positive and rewarding introduction to the sport of tennis. 11 and Over - All skill levels are welcome! The tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding.  The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start.GIRLS HIGH PERFORMANCE- Girls who are 8th grade and under, know how to keep score and play matches are welcome to join. For more information please contact Mary Herrick @216-316-9501NO CLASS THE WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4 All classes take place at Bleser Park Tennis professionals will divide children on the courts according to age and skill levels.Participants are expected to bring their own racquets to every class. Athletic shoes are required. Players are not permitted to wear flip-flops or sandals during lessons for safety reasons. Sunscreen and water are recommended.
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Youth Summer Tennis Lessons - 5-10 Year Old Tennis Lessons Wednesday Only
5-10 Year of Age- For beginners to intermediate level players. The 10 and under tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding. The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start. Children will learn the basic fundamentals and experience a positive and rewarding introduction to the sport of tennis. 11 and Over - All skill levels are welcome! The tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding.  The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start.GIRLS HIGH PERFORMANCE- Girls who are 8th grade and under, know how to keep score and play matches are welcome to join. For more information please contact Mary Herrick @216-316-9501NO CLASS THE WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4 All classes take place at Bleser Park Tennis professionals will divide children on the courts according to age and skill levels.Participants are expected to bring their own racquets to every class. Athletic shoes are required. Players are not permitted to wear flip-flops or sandals during lessons for safety reasons. Sunscreen and water are recommended.
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Parent & Child (Minimum Age 6 months)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Preschool (Minimum Age 4 years)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level I
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level IV
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level V
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Fishing with Friends - Fishing with Friends
FREEJoin us this summer at Walker Road Park Reservoir for another year of our popular fishing program! Beginning June 16th, poles, bait and knowledgeable attendants will be available. Stop up once to give it a try or make it a part of your daily routine!W/Th/F/Sat from 10:00AM - 2:00PM at Walker Road Park. Catch Bluegill, Bass and Catfish!AGE RESTRICTIONS-This program is designed for kids 15 and under (families encouraged!). Other ages may be accommodated but please check with the attendant.-All youth under 18 must have a signed permission form completed during or prior to their first fishing experience with the Avon Lake Parks & Recreation Department.-Children under 12 years old must be accompanied and supervised by a responsible person, 14 years old or older. Children under 6 years old need to have a responsible individual within arm’s reach at all times.This program is made possible with the support of ODNR Division of Wildlife, the USFWS Wildlife & Sportfish Restoration Act and Erie Outfitters.
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Youth Summer Tennis Lessons - 11 and over Tennis Lessons Wednesday Only
5-10 Year of Age- For beginners to intermediate level players. The 10 and under tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding. The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start. Children will learn the basic fundamentals and experience a positive and rewarding introduction to the sport of tennis. 11 and Over - All skill levels are welcome! The tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding.  The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start.GIRLS HIGH PERFORMANCE- Girls who are 8th grade and under, know how to keep score and play matches are welcome to join. For more information please contact Mary Herrick @216-316-9501NO CLASS THE WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4 All classes take place at Bleser Park Tennis professionals will divide children on the courts according to age and skill levels.Participants are expected to bring their own racquets to every class. Athletic shoes are required. Players are not permitted to wear flip-flops or sandals during lessons for safety reasons. Sunscreen and water are recommended.
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Youth Summer Tennis Lessons - 11 and over Tennis Lessons Monday & Wednesday
5-10 Year of Age- For beginners to intermediate level players. The 10 and under tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding. The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start. Children will learn the basic fundamentals and experience a positive and rewarding introduction to the sport of tennis. 11 and Over - All skill levels are welcome! The tennis program is designed and structured for children to learn, rally, and play quickly in a way that is both enjoyable and rewarding.  The tailored equipment and courts are "right size" and makes the game more accessible, and more fun, by allowing kids to get involved right from the start.GIRLS HIGH PERFORMANCE- Girls who are 8th grade and under, know how to keep score and play matches are welcome to join. For more information please contact Mary Herrick @216-316-9501NO CLASS THE WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 4 All classes take place at Bleser Park Tennis professionals will divide children on the courts according to age and skill levels.Participants are expected to bring their own racquets to every class. Athletic shoes are required. Players are not permitted to wear flip-flops or sandals during lessons for safety reasons. Sunscreen and water are recommended.
 
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Reserved
 
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM    Rented
 
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Avon Lake Fine Arts Camp - Session Two: 7/12 - 7/30
The Avon Lake Parks & Recreation Department is excited to present their Avon Lake Fine Arts Camp.  It will be an all-encompassing arts experience where children will be encouraged to explore their creative talents in music, dance, theater and the visual arts.We will be breaking into smaller groups during the day based on age and then coming together towards the end of their three weeks to create their original musical show on stage before a live audience on the last day of camp. Session One:  “Celebrate You and Me”  6/14 – 7/2 Ages 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)Monday – Friday noon -4pm3 Week Camp: $375.00 (second sibling…$275) Non-resident fee $400.00Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided. Session Two:  “Be the Change”  7/12 – 7/30Monday – Friday noon -4pmAges 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)3 Week Camp: $375.00 (second sibling…$275) Non-resident fee $400.00Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided. Four Day Camp: "YOU'VE GOT TALENT!"  7/6 – 7/9Our four day camp will focus on your child's individual talents and passions in the fine arts. We will be celebrating our budding singers, dancers, and artists by working on solo or small group pieces and presenting or performing their talents on the final day of the camp. Building confidence in their own unique talents and creativity will be the focus of the camp. 4 Day camp: $175.00 (second sibling...$150) Ages 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)Non-resident fee $200Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided.  Registration opens Monday, March 15, 2021 at 9am. Space is limited so reserve your spot today! Registration deadline is two-weeks prior to the start of each session.  Deposit of $25 per week due at time of registration. Questions? Call (440) 930-4130.  What to bring?- camp t-shirt (not required daily)- mask- non-perishable healthy snack and drink (no soda/candy permitted) items should be labeled you’re your child’s name- weather appropriate clothing- sunscreen - applied before camp AND brought to camp labeled with child's nameCan I sign up for just one week?Unfortunately, our three week camp is a consecutive program leading up to a final performance, so you must attend each week.  We do have a four day program available 7/6 – 7/9. What pre-cautions will you be taking in regards to Covid-19?The Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department follows the guidelines provided by the Lorain County Board of Health.  Currently children and staff will be required to wear masks while attending fine arts camp except for during performances.  Class sizes are limited to 50 and social distancing will be in place.  Whenever possible, portions of the class will be held outdoors.  Portions of the day that are indoors are held in a community center where there is room to social distance. Temperatures will be taken as children arrive each day.  Areas will be sanitized after each session.  Please note that the guidelines are ever-changing, and we receive updates from the board of health on a daily basis and keep you informed of changes. What happens if my child gets sick or injured in the program?Children that get sick or injured during the program are isolated and contact is made with the parent or guardian.  We may ask that your child leave for the day to avoid spreading of communicable diseases.  In the event of a serious illness or injury emergency services will be called to respond.  It is imperative that we have the parents contact information to keep you informed of the situation regarding your child. Do I have to pay at the time of registration?A deposit of $25 per student per session is required at registration.  The final balance of the fee is due 2 weeks prior to the first day of the session. What is the drop-off/pick-up process? Due to social distancing, we are asking parents to remain in their vehicles during drop off and pick up.  Drop off will be at the south side of the Old Firehouse Community Center.  An instructor will greet you and take your child’s temperature while still in your vehicle.  If the temperature is below 100 degrees, our teacher’s aide will escort your child into the building to begin their day.  A hang-tag will be distributed at drop off the first day of class with your assigned number.  One additional hang-tag may be requested for an additional authorized caretaker.  Parents and/or caretakers are expected to drop each child off a maximum of fifteen minutes before the class and they are expected to pick-up their child at the designated end time.  Child pick up will be at the same location.  Only individuals listed at the time of registration will be permitted to pick up the child.  A photo ID must be presented upon pick-up each day. If additional people (not listed during registration) are required to pick up the child this must be put in writing ASAP and given to the program coordinator or lead teacher.  
 
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM    Reserved
 
Thursday July 15, 2021
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Indoor Walking Group - Indoor Walking Group
Our walking group meets every weekday morning at the Old Firehouse from 8-9:00 am. Stay active and fit in a controlled climate.For the time being, coffee will not be supplied so bring your own beverages.
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Parent & Child (Minimum Age 6 months)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Preschool (Minimum Age 4 years)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level I
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level II
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level III
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Total Body Strength - Total Body Strength
This class is designed to work all major muscles with a variety of strength and conditioning exercises.  This sculpting class will tone upper and lower body using various equipment like hand weights, body bars, TRX, and your own body weight.  This class is for all levels.There is an $8.00 drop-in fee per class or you can purchase a 12 visit punch pass membership for $60.00. This punch pass can be used for any of our regular group fitness classes.Tuesdays and Thursdays9:00-10:00 amOld Firehouse Community CenterInstructors:  Tru Pace/Carrie GardnerClick here to purchase a punch pass
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM    Rented
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Parent & Child (Minimum Age 6 months)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Preschool (Minimum Age 4 years)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level I
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level IV
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level V
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Fishing with Friends - Fishing with Friends
FREEJoin us this summer at Walker Road Park Reservoir for another year of our popular fishing program! Beginning June 16th, poles, bait and knowledgeable attendants will be available. Stop up once to give it a try or make it a part of your daily routine!W/Th/F/Sat from 10:00AM - 2:00PM at Walker Road Park. Catch Bluegill, Bass and Catfish!AGE RESTRICTIONS-This program is designed for kids 15 and under (families encouraged!). Other ages may be accommodated but please check with the attendant.-All youth under 18 must have a signed permission form completed during or prior to their first fishing experience with the Avon Lake Parks & Recreation Department.-Children under 12 years old must be accompanied and supervised by a responsible person, 14 years old or older. Children under 6 years old need to have a responsible individual within arm’s reach at all times.This program is made possible with the support of ODNR Division of Wildlife, the USFWS Wildlife & Sportfish Restoration Act and Erie Outfitters.
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Strength and Balance - Strength and Balance
A perfect 50+ class that incorporates stretching, balance, agility, strength and cardio, along with fun music. This class utilizes various equipment, such as weights, exercise balls, drumming sticks, and much more. A portion of the class is seated in chairs and the rest completed standing. No floor work.There is an $8.00 drop-in fee per class or you can purchase a 12 visit punch pass membership for $60.00. This punch pass can be used for any of our regular group fitness classes.Mondays and Thursdays 10:30am-11:30 am Old Firehouse Community Center (100 Avon Belden Rd.)Click here to purchase a punch pass
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Aqua Aerobics - Aqua Aerobics
Avon Lake is proud to offer Aqua-Aerobics weekday mornings in the summer. Whether you are implementing a fitness program into your daily routine or you are looking for another exciting exercise opportunity, this program is a blast! The instructor is engaging and fun and people come back year after year for the fun and the workout. Join us for the summer aqua-aerobics class!Program Dates:  June 22-August 20Program Location:  Ellen Trivanovich Aquatic CenterDay:  Tuesday, Thursday 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.Host/Instructor:  Beth LarawayCost:  $5.00 per class payable at the admission window
 
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Avon Lake Fine Arts Camp - Session Two: 7/12 - 7/30
The Avon Lake Parks & Recreation Department is excited to present their Avon Lake Fine Arts Camp.  It will be an all-encompassing arts experience where children will be encouraged to explore their creative talents in music, dance, theater and the visual arts.We will be breaking into smaller groups during the day based on age and then coming together towards the end of their three weeks to create their original musical show on stage before a live audience on the last day of camp. Session One:  “Celebrate You and Me”  6/14 – 7/2 Ages 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)Monday – Friday noon -4pm3 Week Camp: $375.00 (second sibling…$275) Non-resident fee $400.00Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided. Session Two:  “Be the Change”  7/12 – 7/30Monday – Friday noon -4pmAges 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)3 Week Camp: $375.00 (second sibling…$275) Non-resident fee $400.00Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided. Four Day Camp: "YOU'VE GOT TALENT!"  7/6 – 7/9Our four day camp will focus on your child's individual talents and passions in the fine arts. We will be celebrating our budding singers, dancers, and artists by working on solo or small group pieces and presenting or performing their talents on the final day of the camp. Building confidence in their own unique talents and creativity will be the focus of the camp. 4 Day camp: $175.00 (second sibling...$150) Ages 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)Non-resident fee $200Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided.  Registration opens Monday, March 15, 2021 at 9am. Space is limited so reserve your spot today! Registration deadline is two-weeks prior to the start of each session.  Deposit of $25 per week due at time of registration. Questions? Call (440) 930-4130.  What to bring?- camp t-shirt (not required daily)- mask- non-perishable healthy snack and drink (no soda/candy permitted) items should be labeled you’re your child’s name- weather appropriate clothing- sunscreen - applied before camp AND brought to camp labeled with child's nameCan I sign up for just one week?Unfortunately, our three week camp is a consecutive program leading up to a final performance, so you must attend each week.  We do have a four day program available 7/6 – 7/9. What pre-cautions will you be taking in regards to Covid-19?The Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department follows the guidelines provided by the Lorain County Board of Health.  Currently children and staff will be required to wear masks while attending fine arts camp except for during performances.  Class sizes are limited to 50 and social distancing will be in place.  Whenever possible, portions of the class will be held outdoors.  Portions of the day that are indoors are held in a community center where there is room to social distance. Temperatures will be taken as children arrive each day.  Areas will be sanitized after each session.  Please note that the guidelines are ever-changing, and we receive updates from the board of health on a daily basis and keep you informed of changes. What happens if my child gets sick or injured in the program?Children that get sick or injured during the program are isolated and contact is made with the parent or guardian.  We may ask that your child leave for the day to avoid spreading of communicable diseases.  In the event of a serious illness or injury emergency services will be called to respond.  It is imperative that we have the parents contact information to keep you informed of the situation regarding your child. Do I have to pay at the time of registration?A deposit of $25 per student per session is required at registration.  The final balance of the fee is due 2 weeks prior to the first day of the session. What is the drop-off/pick-up process? Due to social distancing, we are asking parents to remain in their vehicles during drop off and pick up.  Drop off will be at the south side of the Old Firehouse Community Center.  An instructor will greet you and take your child’s temperature while still in your vehicle.  If the temperature is below 100 degrees, our teacher’s aide will escort your child into the building to begin their day.  A hang-tag will be distributed at drop off the first day of class with your assigned number.  One additional hang-tag may be requested for an additional authorized caretaker.  Parents and/or caretakers are expected to drop each child off a maximum of fifteen minutes before the class and they are expected to pick-up their child at the designated end time.  Child pick up will be at the same location.  Only individuals listed at the time of registration will be permitted to pick up the child.  A photo ID must be presented upon pick-up each day. If additional people (not listed during registration) are required to pick up the child this must be put in writing ASAP and given to the program coordinator or lead teacher.  
 
3:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Rented
 
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM    Rented
 
Friday July 16, 2021
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM    Yoga in the Park - Yoga in the Park
Yoga in the Park is back! We, along with our studio partners, are excited to host another summer of downward dogs. Be sure to view the schedule below to see the class styles and descriptions. They range from traditional all-levels flow to stretching-focused and meditative. Classes will be held at Veterans' Memorial Park (32756 Lake Road).Fridays 7am: Sunrise Yoga with Cultivate Yoga SpaceSaturdays 9am: All Levels Flow Yoga with Avon Lake YogaSundays 9:30am: Breathwalk with Studio 83Sundays 5:00pm: Yin Yoga + Tibetan Singing Bowls with Studio 83All classes run ~1 hour.Cost: This is a FREE class, however, donations for the instructor are appreciated.Where: Veterans' Memorial Park, 32756 Lake Road.Parking: Parking is available at Veterans' Memorial Park in front of the Lakehouse and the Folger Home. Overflow parking is available across Lake Road at the Old Firehouse Community Center and the Bleser Park lot.Registration: Simply show up at the park and sign in with the instructor.No classes July 2nd - 4th or September 3rd - 5th - Enjoy the holiday weekend!Weather & Cancellation: We will not hold class if it is raining or other poor weather conditions persist. If classes must be cancelled they will not be rescheduled. If weather is questionable check our Facebook Page.
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Indoor Walking Group - Indoor Walking Group
Our walking group meets every weekday morning at the Old Firehouse from 8-9:00 am. Stay active and fit in a controlled climate.For the time being, coffee will not be supplied so bring your own beverages.
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Gentle Yoga @ the Old Firehouse - Yoga @ the Old FIrehouse Community Center
This gentle yoga is a restful, calming class that includes breathing, gentle flowing movements with passive and supported posses.  This class is appropriate for all levels including those with limited mobility or those that prefer a softer, gentler approach to yoga. Modifications for poses will be offered but students must be able to get down to the floor and up again unassistedThere is an $8.00 drop-in fee per class or you can purchase a 12 visit punch pass membership for $60.00. This punch pass can be used for any of our group fitness classes.Tuesdays 10:15-11:15 am              and Fridays 9:00-10:00 am Old Firehouse Community Center (100 Avon Belden Rd.)Click Here to purchase membership
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM    Rented
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Creative Needles - Creative Needles
Calling all creative people who enjoy good conversation while knitting, quilting, embroidering, crocheting, needlepoint, jewelry-making, etc!  Creative Needles meet on Fridays from 10:00am-12:00pm.  All are welcome!Tables are set up in the former exercise room to provide ample social distancing.  Face coverings are recommended.
 
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Fishing with Friends - Fishing with Friends
FREEJoin us this summer at Walker Road Park Reservoir for another year of our popular fishing program! Beginning June 16th, poles, bait and knowledgeable attendants will be available. Stop up once to give it a try or make it a part of your daily routine!W/Th/F/Sat from 10:00AM - 2:00PM at Walker Road Park. Catch Bluegill, Bass and Catfish!AGE RESTRICTIONS-This program is designed for kids 15 and under (families encouraged!). Other ages may be accommodated but please check with the attendant.-All youth under 18 must have a signed permission form completed during or prior to their first fishing experience with the Avon Lake Parks & Recreation Department.-Children under 12 years old must be accompanied and supervised by a responsible person, 14 years old or older. Children under 6 years old need to have a responsible individual within arm’s reach at all times.This program is made possible with the support of ODNR Division of Wildlife, the USFWS Wildlife & Sportfish Restoration Act and Erie Outfitters.
 
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Avon Lake Fine Arts Camp - Session Two: 7/12 - 7/30
The Avon Lake Parks & Recreation Department is excited to present their Avon Lake Fine Arts Camp.  It will be an all-encompassing arts experience where children will be encouraged to explore their creative talents in music, dance, theater and the visual arts.We will be breaking into smaller groups during the day based on age and then coming together towards the end of their three weeks to create their original musical show on stage before a live audience on the last day of camp. Session One:  “Celebrate You and Me”  6/14 – 7/2 Ages 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)Monday – Friday noon -4pm3 Week Camp: $375.00 (second sibling…$275) Non-resident fee $400.00Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided. Session Two:  “Be the Change”  7/12 – 7/30Monday – Friday noon -4pmAges 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)3 Week Camp: $375.00 (second sibling…$275) Non-resident fee $400.00Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided. Four Day Camp: "YOU'VE GOT TALENT!"  7/6 – 7/9Our four day camp will focus on your child's individual talents and passions in the fine arts. We will be celebrating our budding singers, dancers, and artists by working on solo or small group pieces and presenting or performing their talents on the final day of the camp. Building confidence in their own unique talents and creativity will be the focus of the camp. 4 Day camp: $175.00 (second sibling...$150) Ages 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)Non-resident fee $200Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided.  Registration opens Monday, March 15, 2021 at 9am. Space is limited so reserve your spot today! Registration deadline is two-weeks prior to the start of each session.  Deposit of $25 per week due at time of registration. Questions? Call (440) 930-4130.  What to bring?- camp t-shirt (not required daily)- mask- non-perishable healthy snack and drink (no soda/candy permitted) items should be labeled you’re your child’s name- weather appropriate clothing- sunscreen - applied before camp AND brought to camp labeled with child's nameCan I sign up for just one week?Unfortunately, our three week camp is a consecutive program leading up to a final performance, so you must attend each week.  We do have a four day program available 7/6 – 7/9. What pre-cautions will you be taking in regards to Covid-19?The Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department follows the guidelines provided by the Lorain County Board of Health.  Currently children and staff will be required to wear masks while attending fine arts camp except for during performances.  Class sizes are limited to 50 and social distancing will be in place.  Whenever possible, portions of the class will be held outdoors.  Portions of the day that are indoors are held in a community center where there is room to social distance. Temperatures will be taken as children arrive each day.  Areas will be sanitized after each session.  Please note that the guidelines are ever-changing, and we receive updates from the board of health on a daily basis and keep you informed of changes. What happens if my child gets sick or injured in the program?Children that get sick or injured during the program are isolated and contact is made with the parent or guardian.  We may ask that your child leave for the day to avoid spreading of communicable diseases.  In the event of a serious illness or injury emergency services will be called to respond.  It is imperative that we have the parents contact information to keep you informed of the situation regarding your child. Do I have to pay at the time of registration?A deposit of $25 per student per session is required at registration.  The final balance of the fee is due 2 weeks prior to the first day of the session. What is the drop-off/pick-up process? Due to social distancing, we are asking parents to remain in their vehicles during drop off and pick up.  Drop off will be at the south side of the Old Firehouse Community Center.  An instructor will greet you and take your child’s temperature while still in your vehicle.  If the temperature is below 100 degrees, our teacher’s aide will escort your child into the building to begin their day.  A hang-tag will be distributed at drop off the first day of class with your assigned number.  One additional hang-tag may be requested for an additional authorized caretaker.  Parents and/or caretakers are expected to drop each child off a maximum of fifteen minutes before the class and they are expected to pick-up their child at the designated end time.  Child pick up will be at the same location.  Only individuals listed at the time of registration will be permitted to pick up the child.  A photo ID must be presented upon pick-up each day. If additional people (not listed during registration) are required to pick up the child this must be put in writing ASAP and given to the program coordinator or lead teacher.  
 
9:00 PM - 10:30 PM    Star Parties - 2021 Star Parties
Join us as we hunt for shooting stars, look at the man in the moon and much more!  Local astronomer Suzie Dills will be on hand with a telescope or two to show you what to look for. Stop by to take a quick peek or bring a blanket and snacks and stay for awhile. No registration required. FREE!Location: Walker Road Park, by the pavilion (unless otherwise noted)Saturday, May 15th - 9pm - 10:30pm - Celebrate National Astronomy Day! Viewing the Moon, Mars, Venus & Spring Constellations.  Thursday, June 10th - 5:30am - 7am - EARLY MORNING: Solar Eclipse observed over Lake Erie at Veterans' Memorial Park. Friday, July 16th - 9pm - 10:30pm - Viewing the Moon, Mars, Venus & Summer Constellations. Thursday, August 12th - 9pm - 11pm - Annual Perseid Meteor Shower Party! Bring blankets, lawn chairs & snacks and watch for shooting stars. Also Viewing Venus, Jupiter, Saturn & Summer Constellations. Saturday, September 11th - 8pm - 9:30pm - Viewing the Moon, Venus, Jupiter, Saturn & Fall Constellations. Friday, October 15th - 7pm - 8:30pm - International Observe the Moon Night.  Viewing the Moon, Venus, Jupiter, Saturn & Fall Constellations.What if it's cloudy? Unfortunately, clouds will prevent the program from taking place. If this is the case, we will have to cancel. But plan to attend the next one! If weather is questionable, check our Facebook event for updates:  No news is good news!
 
Saturday July 17, 2021
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Bleser Pavilion A- Kent Reiber
 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Reserved
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Yoga in the Park - Yoga in the Park
Yoga in the Park is back! We, along with our studio partners, are excited to host another summer of downward dogs. Be sure to view the schedule below to see the class styles and descriptions. They range from traditional all-levels flow to stretching-focused and meditative. Classes will be held at Veterans' Memorial Park (32756 Lake Road).Fridays 7am: Sunrise Yoga with Cultivate Yoga SpaceSaturdays 9am: All Levels Flow Yoga with Avon Lake YogaSundays 9:30am: Breathwalk with Studio 83Sundays 5:00pm: Yin Yoga + Tibetan Singing Bowls with Studio 83All classes run ~1 hour.Cost: This is a FREE class, however, donations for the instructor are appreciated.Where: Veterans' Memorial Park, 32756 Lake Road.Parking: Parking is available at Veterans' Memorial Park in front of the Lakehouse and the Folger Home. Overflow parking is available across Lake Road at the Old Firehouse Community Center and the Bleser Park lot.Registration: Simply show up at the park and sign in with the instructor.No classes July 2nd - 4th or September 3rd - 5th - Enjoy the holiday weekend!Weather & Cancellation: We will not hold class if it is raining or other poor weather conditions persist. If classes must be cancelled they will not be rescheduled. If weather is questionable check our Facebook Page.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM    Rented
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM    Rented
 
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Fishing with Friends - Fishing with Friends
FREEJoin us this summer at Walker Road Park Reservoir for another year of our popular fishing program! Beginning June 16th, poles, bait and knowledgeable attendants will be available. Stop up once to give it a try or make it a part of your daily routine!W/Th/F/Sat from 10:00AM - 2:00PM at Walker Road Park. Catch Bluegill, Bass and Catfish!AGE RESTRICTIONS-This program is designed for kids 15 and under (families encouraged!). Other ages may be accommodated but please check with the attendant.-All youth under 18 must have a signed permission form completed during or prior to their first fishing experience with the Avon Lake Parks & Recreation Department.-Children under 12 years old must be accompanied and supervised by a responsible person, 14 years old or older. Children under 6 years old need to have a responsible individual within arm’s reach at all times.This program is made possible with the support of ODNR Division of Wildlife, the USFWS Wildlife & Sportfish Restoration Act and Erie Outfitters.
 
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Bleser Pavilion A- Kent Reiber
 
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Rented
 
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Reserved
 
Sunday July 18, 2021
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM    Rented
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Yoga in the Park - Yoga in the Park
Yoga in the Park is back! We, along with our studio partners, are excited to host another summer of downward dogs. Be sure to view the schedule below to see the class styles and descriptions. They range from traditional all-levels flow to stretching-focused and meditative. Classes will be held at Veterans' Memorial Park (32756 Lake Road).Fridays 7am: Sunrise Yoga with Cultivate Yoga SpaceSaturdays 9am: All Levels Flow Yoga with Avon Lake YogaSundays 9:30am: Breathwalk with Studio 83Sundays 5:00pm: Yin Yoga + Tibetan Singing Bowls with Studio 83All classes run ~1 hour.Cost: This is a FREE class, however, donations for the instructor are appreciated.Where: Veterans' Memorial Park, 32756 Lake Road.Parking: Parking is available at Veterans' Memorial Park in front of the Lakehouse and the Folger Home. Overflow parking is available across Lake Road at the Old Firehouse Community Center and the Bleser Park lot.Registration: Simply show up at the park and sign in with the instructor.No classes July 2nd - 4th or September 3rd - 5th - Enjoy the holiday weekend!Weather & Cancellation: We will not hold class if it is raining or other poor weather conditions persist. If classes must be cancelled they will not be rescheduled. If weather is questionable check our Facebook Page.
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Reserved
 
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Reserved
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Yoga in the Park - Yoga in the Park
Yoga in the Park is back! We, along with our studio partners, are excited to host another summer of downward dogs. Be sure to view the schedule below to see the class styles and descriptions. They range from traditional all-levels flow to stretching-focused and meditative. Classes will be held at Veterans' Memorial Park (32756 Lake Road).Fridays 7am: Sunrise Yoga with Cultivate Yoga SpaceSaturdays 9am: All Levels Flow Yoga with Avon Lake YogaSundays 9:30am: Breathwalk with Studio 83Sundays 5:00pm: Yin Yoga + Tibetan Singing Bowls with Studio 83All classes run ~1 hour.Cost: This is a FREE class, however, donations for the instructor are appreciated.Where: Veterans' Memorial Park, 32756 Lake Road.Parking: Parking is available at Veterans' Memorial Park in front of the Lakehouse and the Folger Home. Overflow parking is available across Lake Road at the Old Firehouse Community Center and the Bleser Park lot.Registration: Simply show up at the park and sign in with the instructor.No classes July 2nd - 4th or September 3rd - 5th - Enjoy the holiday weekend!Weather & Cancellation: We will not hold class if it is raining or other poor weather conditions persist. If classes must be cancelled they will not be rescheduled. If weather is questionable check our Facebook Page.
 
Monday July 19, 2021
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Indoor Walking Group - Indoor Walking Group
Our walking group meets every weekday morning at the Old Firehouse from 8-9:00 am. Stay active and fit in a controlled climate.For the time being, coffee will not be supplied so bring your own beverages.
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM    Summer Baseball and Softball Classic - Baseball 7th-9th Grade
Join us for our first annual ALHS Baseball and Softball Summer Classic in partnership with Avon Lake Parks and Rec! All players sign up individually to be drafted by ALHS baseball and softball players to a team. Teams will practice July 19th-July 21st and there will be round robin games July 22nd-July 23rd all taking place in the evening. There will be a single elimination tournament on July 24th during the day. The championship games will take place on July 25th. After the games Saturday, stick around to mingle with friends, family, and the ALHS teams! We will host our summer concert featuring the Players Club along with The Original Steaks and Hoagies and 808 food trucks. All ALHS coaches will be present to watch the future Shoremen and Shoregals play! The Summer Classic is open to Avon Lake residents only. Whether you play in the recreation league, CVBA, or weekend travel ball the coaches and players want to meet you in our weeklong event. The divisions are 3rd and 4th grade, 5th and 6th grade, and 7th-9th grade baseball and softball. It will be the grade a child is entering for fall of 2021. All players must register individually. No full teams will be accepted. Registration will open on Monday, June 7th in the afternoon
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Parent & Child (Minimum Age 6 Months)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Preschool (Minimum Age 4 years)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level I
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level II
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level III
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM    MOTION & Flexibility - Parkinson's/MS Fitness - Flexibility in Motion
An exercise program designed to increase Mobility and Flexibility for all who are interested in increasing and maintaining daily functionality regardless of their range of motion. The class may help to enhance quality of life, range of motion, flexibility & much more. The program is especially helpful to those suffering the effects of Parkinson's Disease and Multiple Sclerosis. Exercises will focus on the four components of fitness: cardio, strength, flexibility and balance and are specifically designed to gradually improve overall fitness and to combat symptoms of disease. Mondays & Wednesdays 09:30am-10:15amOld Firehouse Community Center150 Avon Belden Rd. You may pay the $8.00 drop in fee at the time of your visit or purchase a monthly pass for $48.00 by clicking the link below. Please call 440-930-4135 for additional information.Click Here to purchase a monthly pass
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Parent & Child (Minimum Age 6 Months)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Preschool (Minimum Age 4 years)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level I
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level IV
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level V
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Strength and Balance - Strength and Balance
A perfect 50+ class that incorporates stretching, balance, agility, strength and cardio, along with fun music. This class utilizes various equipment, such as weights, exercise balls, drumming sticks, and much more. A portion of the class is seated in chairs and the rest completed standing. No floor work.There is an $8.00 drop-in fee per class or you can purchase a 12 visit punch pass membership for $60.00. This punch pass can be used for any of our regular group fitness classes.Mondays and Thursdays 10:30am-11:30 am Old Firehouse Community Center (100 Avon Belden Rd.)Click here to purchase a punch pass
 
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Avon Lake Fine Arts Camp - Session Two: 7/12 - 7/30
The Avon Lake Parks & Recreation Department is excited to present their Avon Lake Fine Arts Camp.  It will be an all-encompassing arts experience where children will be encouraged to explore their creative talents in music, dance, theater and the visual arts.We will be breaking into smaller groups during the day based on age and then coming together towards the end of their three weeks to create their original musical show on stage before a live audience on the last day of camp. Session One:  “Celebrate You and Me”  6/14 – 7/2 Ages 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)Monday – Friday noon -4pm3 Week Camp: $375.00 (second sibling…$275) Non-resident fee $400.00Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided. Session Two:  “Be the Change”  7/12 – 7/30Monday – Friday noon -4pmAges 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)3 Week Camp: $375.00 (second sibling…$275) Non-resident fee $400.00Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided. Four Day Camp: "YOU'VE GOT TALENT!"  7/6 – 7/9Our four day camp will focus on your child's individual talents and passions in the fine arts. We will be celebrating our budding singers, dancers, and artists by working on solo or small group pieces and presenting or performing their talents on the final day of the camp. Building confidence in their own unique talents and creativity will be the focus of the camp. 4 Day camp: $175.00 (second sibling...$150) Ages 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)Non-resident fee $200Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided.  Registration opens Monday, March 15, 2021 at 9am. Space is limited so reserve your spot today! Registration deadline is two-weeks prior to the start of each session.  Deposit of $25 per week due at time of registration. Questions? Call (440) 930-4130.  What to bring?- camp t-shirt (not required daily)- mask- non-perishable healthy snack and drink (no soda/candy permitted) items should be labeled you’re your child’s name- weather appropriate clothing- sunscreen - applied before camp AND brought to camp labeled with child's nameCan I sign up for just one week?Unfortunately, our three week camp is a consecutive program leading up to a final performance, so you must attend each week.  We do have a four day program available 7/6 – 7/9. What pre-cautions will you be taking in regards to Covid-19?The Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department follows the guidelines provided by the Lorain County Board of Health.  Currently children and staff will be required to wear masks while attending fine arts camp except for during performances.  Class sizes are limited to 50 and social distancing will be in place.  Whenever possible, portions of the class will be held outdoors.  Portions of the day that are indoors are held in a community center where there is room to social distance. Temperatures will be taken as children arrive each day.  Areas will be sanitized after each session.  Please note that the guidelines are ever-changing, and we receive updates from the board of health on a daily basis and keep you informed of changes. What happens if my child gets sick or injured in the program?Children that get sick or injured during the program are isolated and contact is made with the parent or guardian.  We may ask that your child leave for the day to avoid spreading of communicable diseases.  In the event of a serious illness or injury emergency services will be called to respond.  It is imperative that we have the parents contact information to keep you informed of the situation regarding your child. Do I have to pay at the time of registration?A deposit of $25 per student per session is required at registration.  The final balance of the fee is due 2 weeks prior to the first day of the session. What is the drop-off/pick-up process? Due to social distancing, we are asking parents to remain in their vehicles during drop off and pick up.  Drop off will be at the south side of the Old Firehouse Community Center.  An instructor will greet you and take your child’s temperature while still in your vehicle.  If the temperature is below 100 degrees, our teacher’s aide will escort your child into the building to begin their day.  A hang-tag will be distributed at drop off the first day of class with your assigned number.  One additional hang-tag may be requested for an additional authorized caretaker.  Parents and/or caretakers are expected to drop each child off a maximum of fifteen minutes before the class and they are expected to pick-up their child at the designated end time.  Child pick up will be at the same location.  Only individuals listed at the time of registration will be permitted to pick up the child.  A photo ID must be presented upon pick-up each day. If additional people (not listed during registration) are required to pick up the child this must be put in writing ASAP and given to the program coordinator or lead teacher.  
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Summer Baseball and Softball Classic - Baseball 3rd and 4th Grade
Join us for our first annual ALHS Baseball and Softball Summer Classic in partnership with Avon Lake Parks and Rec! All players sign up individually to be drafted by ALHS baseball and softball players to a team. Teams will practice July 19th-July 21st and there will be round robin games July 22nd-July 23rd all taking place in the evening. There will be a single elimination tournament on July 24th during the day. The championship games will take place on July 25th. After the games Saturday, stick around to mingle with friends, family, and the ALHS teams! We will host our summer concert featuring the Players Club along with The Original Steaks and Hoagies and 808 food trucks. All ALHS coaches will be present to watch the future Shoremen and Shoregals play! The Summer Classic is open to Avon Lake residents only. Whether you play in the recreation league, CVBA, or weekend travel ball the coaches and players want to meet you in our weeklong event. The divisions are 3rd and 4th grade, 5th and 6th grade, and 7th-9th grade baseball and softball. It will be the grade a child is entering for fall of 2021. All players must register individually. No full teams will be accepted. Registration will open on Monday, June 7th in the afternoon
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Summer Baseball and Softball Classic - Baseball 5th and 6th Grade
Join us for our first annual ALHS Baseball and Softball Summer Classic in partnership with Avon Lake Parks and Rec! All players sign up individually to be drafted by ALHS baseball and softball players to a team. Teams will practice July 19th-July 21st and there will be round robin games July 22nd-July 23rd all taking place in the evening. There will be a single elimination tournament on July 24th during the day. The championship games will take place on July 25th. After the games Saturday, stick around to mingle with friends, family, and the ALHS teams! We will host our summer concert featuring the Players Club along with The Original Steaks and Hoagies and 808 food trucks. All ALHS coaches will be present to watch the future Shoremen and Shoregals play! The Summer Classic is open to Avon Lake residents only. Whether you play in the recreation league, CVBA, or weekend travel ball the coaches and players want to meet you in our weeklong event. The divisions are 3rd and 4th grade, 5th and 6th grade, and 7th-9th grade baseball and softball. It will be the grade a child is entering for fall of 2021. All players must register individually. No full teams will be accepted. Registration will open on Monday, June 7th in the afternoon
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Summer Baseball and Softball Classic - Softball 3rd-5th Grade
Join us for our first annual ALHS Baseball and Softball Summer Classic in partnership with Avon Lake Parks and Rec! All players sign up individually to be drafted by ALHS baseball and softball players to a team. Teams will practice July 19th-July 21st and there will be round robin games July 22nd-July 23rd all taking place in the evening. There will be a single elimination tournament on July 24th during the day. The championship games will take place on July 25th. After the games Saturday, stick around to mingle with friends, family, and the ALHS teams! We will host our summer concert featuring the Players Club along with The Original Steaks and Hoagies and 808 food trucks. All ALHS coaches will be present to watch the future Shoremen and Shoregals play! The Summer Classic is open to Avon Lake residents only. Whether you play in the recreation league, CVBA, or weekend travel ball the coaches and players want to meet you in our weeklong event. The divisions are 3rd and 4th grade, 5th and 6th grade, and 7th-9th grade baseball and softball. It will be the grade a child is entering for fall of 2021. All players must register individually. No full teams will be accepted. Registration will open on Monday, June 7th in the afternoon
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Summer Baseball and Softball Classic - Softball 6th-9th Grade
Join us for our first annual ALHS Baseball and Softball Summer Classic in partnership with Avon Lake Parks and Rec! All players sign up individually to be drafted by ALHS baseball and softball players to a team. Teams will practice July 19th-July 21st and there will be round robin games July 22nd-July 23rd all taking place in the evening. There will be a single elimination tournament on July 24th during the day. The championship games will take place on July 25th. After the games Saturday, stick around to mingle with friends, family, and the ALHS teams! We will host our summer concert featuring the Players Club along with The Original Steaks and Hoagies and 808 food trucks. All ALHS coaches will be present to watch the future Shoremen and Shoregals play! The Summer Classic is open to Avon Lake residents only. Whether you play in the recreation league, CVBA, or weekend travel ball the coaches and players want to meet you in our weeklong event. The divisions are 3rd and 4th grade, 5th and 6th grade, and 7th-9th grade baseball and softball. It will be the grade a child is entering for fall of 2021. All players must register individually. No full teams will be accepted. Registration will open on Monday, June 7th in the afternoon
 
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM    Reserved
 
Tuesday July 20, 2021
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Indoor Walking Group - Indoor Walking Group
Our walking group meets every weekday morning at the Old Firehouse from 8-9:00 am. Stay active and fit in a controlled climate.For the time being, coffee will not be supplied so bring your own beverages.
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM    Summer Baseball and Softball Classic - Baseball 7th-9th Grade
Join us for our first annual ALHS Baseball and Softball Summer Classic in partnership with Avon Lake Parks and Rec! All players sign up individually to be drafted by ALHS baseball and softball players to a team. Teams will practice July 19th-July 21st and there will be round robin games July 22nd-July 23rd all taking place in the evening. There will be a single elimination tournament on July 24th during the day. The championship games will take place on July 25th. After the games Saturday, stick around to mingle with friends, family, and the ALHS teams! We will host our summer concert featuring the Players Club along with The Original Steaks and Hoagies and 808 food trucks. All ALHS coaches will be present to watch the future Shoremen and Shoregals play! The Summer Classic is open to Avon Lake residents only. Whether you play in the recreation league, CVBA, or weekend travel ball the coaches and players want to meet you in our weeklong event. The divisions are 3rd and 4th grade, 5th and 6th grade, and 7th-9th grade baseball and softball. It will be the grade a child is entering for fall of 2021. All players must register individually. No full teams will be accepted. Registration will open on Monday, June 7th in the afternoon
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Parent & Child (Minimum Age 6 Months)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Preschool (Minimum Age 4 years)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level I
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level II
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level III
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Total Body Strength - Total Body Strength
This class is designed to work all major muscles with a variety of strength and conditioning exercises.  This sculpting class will tone upper and lower body using various equipment like hand weights, body bars, TRX, and your own body weight.  This class is for all levels.There is an $8.00 drop-in fee per class or you can purchase a 12 visit punch pass membership for $60.00. This punch pass can be used for any of our regular group fitness classes.Tuesdays and Thursdays9:00-10:00 amOld Firehouse Community CenterInstructors:  Tru Pace/Carrie GardnerClick here to purchase a punch pass
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Parent & Child (Minimum Age 6 Months)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Preschool (Minimum Age 4 years)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level I
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level IV
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level V
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM    Gentle Yoga @ the Old Firehouse - Yoga @ the Old FIrehouse Community Center
This gentle yoga is a restful, calming class that includes breathing, gentle flowing movements with passive and supported posses.  This class is appropriate for all levels including those with limited mobility or those that prefer a softer, gentler approach to yoga. Modifications for poses will be offered but students must be able to get down to the floor and up again unassistedThere is an $8.00 drop-in fee per class or you can purchase a 12 visit punch pass membership for $60.00. This punch pass can be used for any of our group fitness classes.Tuesdays 10:15-11:15 am              and Fridays 9:00-10:00 am Old Firehouse Community Center (100 Avon Belden Rd.)Click Here to purchase membership
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Aqua Aerobics - Aqua Aerobics
Avon Lake is proud to offer Aqua-Aerobics weekday mornings in the summer. Whether you are implementing a fitness program into your daily routine or you are looking for another exciting exercise opportunity, this program is a blast! The instructor is engaging and fun and people come back year after year for the fun and the workout. Join us for the summer aqua-aerobics class!Program Dates:  June 22-August 20Program Location:  Ellen Trivanovich Aquatic CenterDay:  Tuesday, Thursday 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.Host/Instructor:  Beth LarawayCost:  $5.00 per class payable at the admission window
 
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Avon Lake Fine Arts Camp - Session Two: 7/12 - 7/30
The Avon Lake Parks & Recreation Department is excited to present their Avon Lake Fine Arts Camp.  It will be an all-encompassing arts experience where children will be encouraged to explore their creative talents in music, dance, theater and the visual arts.We will be breaking into smaller groups during the day based on age and then coming together towards the end of their three weeks to create their original musical show on stage before a live audience on the last day of camp. Session One:  “Celebrate You and Me”  6/14 – 7/2 Ages 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)Monday – Friday noon -4pm3 Week Camp: $375.00 (second sibling…$275) Non-resident fee $400.00Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided. Session Two:  “Be the Change”  7/12 – 7/30Monday – Friday noon -4pmAges 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)3 Week Camp: $375.00 (second sibling…$275) Non-resident fee $400.00Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided. Four Day Camp: "YOU'VE GOT TALENT!"  7/6 – 7/9Our four day camp will focus on your child's individual talents and passions in the fine arts. We will be celebrating our budding singers, dancers, and artists by working on solo or small group pieces and presenting or performing their talents on the final day of the camp. Building confidence in their own unique talents and creativity will be the focus of the camp. 4 Day camp: $175.00 (second sibling...$150) Ages 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)Non-resident fee $200Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided.  Registration opens Monday, March 15, 2021 at 9am. Space is limited so reserve your spot today! Registration deadline is two-weeks prior to the start of each session.  Deposit of $25 per week due at time of registration. Questions? Call (440) 930-4130.  What to bring?- camp t-shirt (not required daily)- mask- non-perishable healthy snack and drink (no soda/candy permitted) items should be labeled you’re your child’s name- weather appropriate clothing- sunscreen - applied before camp AND brought to camp labeled with child's nameCan I sign up for just one week?Unfortunately, our three week camp is a consecutive program leading up to a final performance, so you must attend each week.  We do have a four day program available 7/6 – 7/9. What pre-cautions will you be taking in regards to Covid-19?The Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department follows the guidelines provided by the Lorain County Board of Health.  Currently children and staff will be required to wear masks while attending fine arts camp except for during performances.  Class sizes are limited to 50 and social distancing will be in place.  Whenever possible, portions of the class will be held outdoors.  Portions of the day that are indoors are held in a community center where there is room to social distance. Temperatures will be taken as children arrive each day.  Areas will be sanitized after each session.  Please note that the guidelines are ever-changing, and we receive updates from the board of health on a daily basis and keep you informed of changes. What happens if my child gets sick or injured in the program?Children that get sick or injured during the program are isolated and contact is made with the parent or guardian.  We may ask that your child leave for the day to avoid spreading of communicable diseases.  In the event of a serious illness or injury emergency services will be called to respond.  It is imperative that we have the parents contact information to keep you informed of the situation regarding your child. Do I have to pay at the time of registration?A deposit of $25 per student per session is required at registration.  The final balance of the fee is due 2 weeks prior to the first day of the session. What is the drop-off/pick-up process? Due to social distancing, we are asking parents to remain in their vehicles during drop off and pick up.  Drop off will be at the south side of the Old Firehouse Community Center.  An instructor will greet you and take your child’s temperature while still in your vehicle.  If the temperature is below 100 degrees, our teacher’s aide will escort your child into the building to begin their day.  A hang-tag will be distributed at drop off the first day of class with your assigned number.  One additional hang-tag may be requested for an additional authorized caretaker.  Parents and/or caretakers are expected to drop each child off a maximum of fifteen minutes before the class and they are expected to pick-up their child at the designated end time.  Child pick up will be at the same location.  Only individuals listed at the time of registration will be permitted to pick up the child.  A photo ID must be presented upon pick-up each day. If additional people (not listed during registration) are required to pick up the child this must be put in writing ASAP and given to the program coordinator or lead teacher.  
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Senior Summer Art Classes - Week 4-July 20: Reflection Boat Print Part 1
New this summer we are offering free art classes for resident adults 55 and over.  We have 7 sessions to offer using various techniques of drawing, painting, and collage as listed below. All materials will be provided you just need to show up and let your creativity to run wild.  Cost:  FreeDates: June 22nd - August 10thDay: TuesdaysTime: 1:00-2:00 pmLocation: Lake House at Veterans' Memorial Park (32756 Lake Rd.)Instructor:  Christine SeeholzerQuestions: 440-930-4135June 22nd: Plein Air Painting Students will learn how to build layers on the canvas with acrylic paint and mediums from an underpainting to the foreground using a palette knife, brush and water. Subject: (Veteran’s Memorial) landscape. Techniques: wash, sgraffito, palette knife painting, impasto. June 29th: Gestural drawing This class focuses on the different ways to “see” and draw an object. The mass, the contour, negative and positive space and proportion. Students will use washable markers and water to create loose expressive drawings that can later be refined and layered.Subjects: Various- house. Anchor, airplane, flag, cannon.  July 6th: Mixed Media Cross-stitch This class will explore the playful capture of cloud formations with the different sensory and tactile experience of combining yarn and paint, combining embroidery techniques and acrylic paint on deco mesh Subject: cloud formations. July 20th: Reflection boat Print Part I Today’s portion of this two-class project involves learning techniques in manipulating watercolor to create various effects. Our subject is the lake at sunset. While this is drying...Color field painting Coaster Students will also learn how to express an emotion or subject through color field and learn how to manipulate alcohol-based markers to create painterly effects and make their own coaster. July 27th: Reflection Print Part II Using a drawing guide and a break-down of basic shapes, students will draw a sailboat, then transfer to a foam printing plate. Finally, students will print their sailboat and the reflection onto their previously created lake at sunset paintings. Students will also complete their coasters by applying a protective layer to the bottom and take them home.  August 3rd: Sculptural collage Part I For this mixed media project, students will learn how to build a sculptural relief support onto which you can paint with watercolor. Clay Hand-building techniques Part I Students will follow step-by-step directions to create a 3-d portrait in clay,using additive and subtractive clay-building methods.. Subject: egret, sandpiper, crane, etc. August 10th: Sculptural Collage Part II Using the support created in the previous class, students will add watercolor to complete the painting. Clay building techniques  Part II Students will use acrylic paint and glaze to  create a bronze appearance to their portrait. 
 
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Youth Summer Art Classes - Week 4-July 20: Reflection Boat Print Part 1
New this summer we are offering art classes for residents 10-15 years of age.  We have 7 sessions to offer using various techniques of drawing, painting, and collage as listed below. Each session is $20.00 and you can register for as many sessions as you like.  Once registered you just need to show up and let your creativity run wild.  All materials provided.  Cost:  $20.00 per sessionDates: June 22nd - August 10thDay: TuesdaysTime: 3:00-4:00 pmLocation: Lake House at Veterans' Memorial Park (32756 Lake Rd.)Instructor:  Christine SeeholzerQuestions: 440-930-4135June 21th: Plein Air Painting Students will learn how to build layers on the canvas with acrylic paint and mediums from an underpainting to the foreground using a palette knife, brush and water. Subject: (Veteran’s Memorial) landscape. Techniques: wash, sgraffito, palette knife painting, impasto. June 29th: Gestural drawing This class focuses on the different ways to “see” and draw an object. The mass, the contour, negative and positive space and proportion. Students will use washable markers and water to create loose expressive drawings that can later be refined and layered.Subjects: Various- house. Anchor, airplane, flag, cannon.  July 6th: Mixed Media Cross-stitch This class will explore the playful capture of cloud formations with the different sensory and tactile experience of combining yarn and paint, combining embroidery techniques and acrylic paint on deco mesh Subject: cloud formations.  July 20th: Reflection boat Print Part I Today’s portion of this two-class project involves learning techniques in manipulating watercolor to create various effects. Our subject is the lake at sunset. While this is drying...Color field painting Coaster Students will also learn how to express an emotion or subject through color field and learn how to manipulate alcohol-based markers to create painterly effects and make their own coaster.   July 27th: Reflection Print Part II Using a drawing guide and a break-down of basic shapes, students will draw a sailboat, then transfer to a foam printing plate. Finally, students will print their sailboat and the reflection onto their previously created lake at sunset paintings. Students will also complete their coasters by applying a protective layer to the bottom and take them home.   August 3rd: Sculptural collage Part I For this mixed media project, students will learn how to build a sculptural relief support onto which you can paint with watercolor. Clay Hand-building techniques Part I Students will follow step-by-step directions to create a 3-d portrait in clay,using additive and subtractive clay-building methods.. Subject: egret, sandpiper, crane, etc.  August 10th: Sculptural Collage Part II Using the support created in the previous class, students will add watercolor to complete the painting. Clay building techniques  Part II Students will use acrylic paint and glaze to  create a bronze appearance to their portrait.   
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Summer Baseball and Softball Classic - Baseball 3rd and 4th Grade
Join us for our first annual ALHS Baseball and Softball Summer Classic in partnership with Avon Lake Parks and Rec! All players sign up individually to be drafted by ALHS baseball and softball players to a team. Teams will practice July 19th-July 21st and there will be round robin games July 22nd-July 23rd all taking place in the evening. There will be a single elimination tournament on July 24th during the day. The championship games will take place on July 25th. After the games Saturday, stick around to mingle with friends, family, and the ALHS teams! We will host our summer concert featuring the Players Club along with The Original Steaks and Hoagies and 808 food trucks. All ALHS coaches will be present to watch the future Shoremen and Shoregals play! The Summer Classic is open to Avon Lake residents only. Whether you play in the recreation league, CVBA, or weekend travel ball the coaches and players want to meet you in our weeklong event. The divisions are 3rd and 4th grade, 5th and 6th grade, and 7th-9th grade baseball and softball. It will be the grade a child is entering for fall of 2021. All players must register individually. No full teams will be accepted. Registration will open on Monday, June 7th in the afternoon
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Summer Baseball and Softball Classic - Baseball 5th and 6th Grade
Join us for our first annual ALHS Baseball and Softball Summer Classic in partnership with Avon Lake Parks and Rec! All players sign up individually to be drafted by ALHS baseball and softball players to a team. Teams will practice July 19th-July 21st and there will be round robin games July 22nd-July 23rd all taking place in the evening. There will be a single elimination tournament on July 24th during the day. The championship games will take place on July 25th. After the games Saturday, stick around to mingle with friends, family, and the ALHS teams! We will host our summer concert featuring the Players Club along with The Original Steaks and Hoagies and 808 food trucks. All ALHS coaches will be present to watch the future Shoremen and Shoregals play! The Summer Classic is open to Avon Lake residents only. Whether you play in the recreation league, CVBA, or weekend travel ball the coaches and players want to meet you in our weeklong event. The divisions are 3rd and 4th grade, 5th and 6th grade, and 7th-9th grade baseball and softball. It will be the grade a child is entering for fall of 2021. All players must register individually. No full teams will be accepted. Registration will open on Monday, June 7th in the afternoon
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Summer Baseball and Softball Classic - Softball 3rd-5th Grade
Join us for our first annual ALHS Baseball and Softball Summer Classic in partnership with Avon Lake Parks and Rec! All players sign up individually to be drafted by ALHS baseball and softball players to a team. Teams will practice July 19th-July 21st and there will be round robin games July 22nd-July 23rd all taking place in the evening. There will be a single elimination tournament on July 24th during the day. The championship games will take place on July 25th. After the games Saturday, stick around to mingle with friends, family, and the ALHS teams! We will host our summer concert featuring the Players Club along with The Original Steaks and Hoagies and 808 food trucks. All ALHS coaches will be present to watch the future Shoremen and Shoregals play! The Summer Classic is open to Avon Lake residents only. Whether you play in the recreation league, CVBA, or weekend travel ball the coaches and players want to meet you in our weeklong event. The divisions are 3rd and 4th grade, 5th and 6th grade, and 7th-9th grade baseball and softball. It will be the grade a child is entering for fall of 2021. All players must register individually. No full teams will be accepted. Registration will open on Monday, June 7th in the afternoon
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Summer Baseball and Softball Classic - Softball 6th-9th Grade
Join us for our first annual ALHS Baseball and Softball Summer Classic in partnership with Avon Lake Parks and Rec! All players sign up individually to be drafted by ALHS baseball and softball players to a team. Teams will practice July 19th-July 21st and there will be round robin games July 22nd-July 23rd all taking place in the evening. There will be a single elimination tournament on July 24th during the day. The championship games will take place on July 25th. After the games Saturday, stick around to mingle with friends, family, and the ALHS teams! We will host our summer concert featuring the Players Club along with The Original Steaks and Hoagies and 808 food trucks. All ALHS coaches will be present to watch the future Shoremen and Shoregals play! The Summer Classic is open to Avon Lake residents only. Whether you play in the recreation league, CVBA, or weekend travel ball the coaches and players want to meet you in our weeklong event. The divisions are 3rd and 4th grade, 5th and 6th grade, and 7th-9th grade baseball and softball. It will be the grade a child is entering for fall of 2021. All players must register individually. No full teams will be accepted. Registration will open on Monday, June 7th in the afternoon
 
Wednesday July 21, 2021
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Indoor Walking Group - Indoor Walking Group
Our walking group meets every weekday morning at the Old Firehouse from 8-9:00 am. Stay active and fit in a controlled climate.For the time being, coffee will not be supplied so bring your own beverages.
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM    Summer Baseball and Softball Classic - Baseball 7th-9th Grade
Join us for our first annual ALHS Baseball and Softball Summer Classic in partnership with Avon Lake Parks and Rec! All players sign up individually to be drafted by ALHS baseball and softball players to a team. Teams will practice July 19th-July 21st and there will be round robin games July 22nd-July 23rd all taking place in the evening. There will be a single elimination tournament on July 24th during the day. The championship games will take place on July 25th. After the games Saturday, stick around to mingle with friends, family, and the ALHS teams! We will host our summer concert featuring the Players Club along with The Original Steaks and Hoagies and 808 food trucks. All ALHS coaches will be present to watch the future Shoremen and Shoregals play! The Summer Classic is open to Avon Lake residents only. Whether you play in the recreation league, CVBA, or weekend travel ball the coaches and players want to meet you in our weeklong event. The divisions are 3rd and 4th grade, 5th and 6th grade, and 7th-9th grade baseball and softball. It will be the grade a child is entering for fall of 2021. All players must register individually. No full teams will be accepted. Registration will open on Monday, June 7th in the afternoon
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Parent & Child (Minimum Age 6 Months)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Preschool (Minimum Age 4 years)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level I
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level II
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level III
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM    MOTION & Flexibility - Parkinson's/MS Fitness - Flexibility in Motion
An exercise program designed to increase Mobility and Flexibility for all who are interested in increasing and maintaining daily functionality regardless of their range of motion. The class may help to enhance quality of life, range of motion, flexibility & much more. The program is especially helpful to those suffering the effects of Parkinson's Disease and Multiple Sclerosis. Exercises will focus on the four components of fitness: cardio, strength, flexibility and balance and are specifically designed to gradually improve overall fitness and to combat symptoms of disease. Mondays & Wednesdays 09:30am-10:15amOld Firehouse Community Center150 Avon Belden Rd. You may pay the $8.00 drop in fee at the time of your visit or purchase a monthly pass for $48.00 by clicking the link below. Please call 440-930-4135 for additional information.Click Here to purchase a monthly pass
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Parent & Child (Minimum Age 6 Months)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Preschool (Minimum Age 4 years)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level I
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level IV
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level V
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Fishing with Friends - Fishing with Friends
FREEJoin us this summer at Walker Road Park Reservoir for another year of our popular fishing program! Beginning June 16th, poles, bait and knowledgeable attendants will be available. Stop up once to give it a try or make it a part of your daily routine!W/Th/F/Sat from 10:00AM - 2:00PM at Walker Road Park. Catch Bluegill, Bass and Catfish!AGE RESTRICTIONS-This program is designed for kids 15 and under (families encouraged!). Other ages may be accommodated but please check with the attendant.-All youth under 18 must have a signed permission form completed during or prior to their first fishing experience with the Avon Lake Parks & Recreation Department.-Children under 12 years old must be accompanied and supervised by a responsible person, 14 years old or older. Children under 6 years old need to have a responsible individual within arm’s reach at all times.This program is made possible with the support of ODNR Division of Wildlife, the USFWS Wildlife & Sportfish Restoration Act and Erie Outfitters.
 
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM    Rented
 
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Avon Lake Fine Arts Camp - Session Two: 7/12 - 7/30
The Avon Lake Parks & Recreation Department is excited to present their Avon Lake Fine Arts Camp.  It will be an all-encompassing arts experience where children will be encouraged to explore their creative talents in music, dance, theater and the visual arts.We will be breaking into smaller groups during the day based on age and then coming together towards the end of their three weeks to create their original musical show on stage before a live audience on the last day of camp. Session One:  “Celebrate You and Me”  6/14 – 7/2 Ages 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)Monday – Friday noon -4pm3 Week Camp: $375.00 (second sibling…$275) Non-resident fee $400.00Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided. Session Two:  “Be the Change”  7/12 – 7/30Monday – Friday noon -4pmAges 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)3 Week Camp: $375.00 (second sibling…$275) Non-resident fee $400.00Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided. Four Day Camp: "YOU'VE GOT TALENT!"  7/6 – 7/9Our four day camp will focus on your child's individual talents and passions in the fine arts. We will be celebrating our budding singers, dancers, and artists by working on solo or small group pieces and presenting or performing their talents on the final day of the camp. Building confidence in their own unique talents and creativity will be the focus of the camp. 4 Day camp: $175.00 (second sibling...$150) Ages 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)Non-resident fee $200Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided.  Registration opens Monday, March 15, 2021 at 9am. Space is limited so reserve your spot today! Registration deadline is two-weeks prior to the start of each session.  Deposit of $25 per week due at time of registration. Questions? Call (440) 930-4130.  What to bring?- camp t-shirt (not required daily)- mask- non-perishable healthy snack and drink (no soda/candy permitted) items should be labeled you’re your child’s name- weather appropriate clothing- sunscreen - applied before camp AND brought to camp labeled with child's nameCan I sign up for just one week?Unfortunately, our three week camp is a consecutive program leading up to a final performance, so you must attend each week.  We do have a four day program available 7/6 – 7/9. What pre-cautions will you be taking in regards to Covid-19?The Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department follows the guidelines provided by the Lorain County Board of Health.  Currently children and staff will be required to wear masks while attending fine arts camp except for during performances.  Class sizes are limited to 50 and social distancing will be in place.  Whenever possible, portions of the class will be held outdoors.  Portions of the day that are indoors are held in a community center where there is room to social distance. Temperatures will be taken as children arrive each day.  Areas will be sanitized after each session.  Please note that the guidelines are ever-changing, and we receive updates from the board of health on a daily basis and keep you informed of changes. What happens if my child gets sick or injured in the program?Children that get sick or injured during the program are isolated and contact is made with the parent or guardian.  We may ask that your child leave for the day to avoid spreading of communicable diseases.  In the event of a serious illness or injury emergency services will be called to respond.  It is imperative that we have the parents contact information to keep you informed of the situation regarding your child. Do I have to pay at the time of registration?A deposit of $25 per student per session is required at registration.  The final balance of the fee is due 2 weeks prior to the first day of the session. What is the drop-off/pick-up process? Due to social distancing, we are asking parents to remain in their vehicles during drop off and pick up.  Drop off will be at the south side of the Old Firehouse Community Center.  An instructor will greet you and take your child’s temperature while still in your vehicle.  If the temperature is below 100 degrees, our teacher’s aide will escort your child into the building to begin their day.  A hang-tag will be distributed at drop off the first day of class with your assigned number.  One additional hang-tag may be requested for an additional authorized caretaker.  Parents and/or caretakers are expected to drop each child off a maximum of fifteen minutes before the class and they are expected to pick-up their child at the designated end time.  Child pick up will be at the same location.  Only individuals listed at the time of registration will be permitted to pick up the child.  A photo ID must be presented upon pick-up each day. If additional people (not listed during registration) are required to pick up the child this must be put in writing ASAP and given to the program coordinator or lead teacher.  
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Summer Baseball and Softball Classic - Baseball 3rd and 4th Grade
Join us for our first annual ALHS Baseball and Softball Summer Classic in partnership with Avon Lake Parks and Rec! All players sign up individually to be drafted by ALHS baseball and softball players to a team. Teams will practice July 19th-July 21st and there will be round robin games July 22nd-July 23rd all taking place in the evening. There will be a single elimination tournament on July 24th during the day. The championship games will take place on July 25th. After the games Saturday, stick around to mingle with friends, family, and the ALHS teams! We will host our summer concert featuring the Players Club along with The Original Steaks and Hoagies and 808 food trucks. All ALHS coaches will be present to watch the future Shoremen and Shoregals play! The Summer Classic is open to Avon Lake residents only. Whether you play in the recreation league, CVBA, or weekend travel ball the coaches and players want to meet you in our weeklong event. The divisions are 3rd and 4th grade, 5th and 6th grade, and 7th-9th grade baseball and softball. It will be the grade a child is entering for fall of 2021. All players must register individually. No full teams will be accepted. Registration will open on Monday, June 7th in the afternoon
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Summer Baseball and Softball Classic - Baseball 5th and 6th Grade
Join us for our first annual ALHS Baseball and Softball Summer Classic in partnership with Avon Lake Parks and Rec! All players sign up individually to be drafted by ALHS baseball and softball players to a team. Teams will practice July 19th-July 21st and there will be round robin games July 22nd-July 23rd all taking place in the evening. There will be a single elimination tournament on July 24th during the day. The championship games will take place on July 25th. After the games Saturday, stick around to mingle with friends, family, and the ALHS teams! We will host our summer concert featuring the Players Club along with The Original Steaks and Hoagies and 808 food trucks. All ALHS coaches will be present to watch the future Shoremen and Shoregals play! The Summer Classic is open to Avon Lake residents only. Whether you play in the recreation league, CVBA, or weekend travel ball the coaches and players want to meet you in our weeklong event. The divisions are 3rd and 4th grade, 5th and 6th grade, and 7th-9th grade baseball and softball. It will be the grade a child is entering for fall of 2021. All players must register individually. No full teams will be accepted. Registration will open on Monday, June 7th in the afternoon
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Summer Baseball and Softball Classic - Softball 3rd-5th Grade
Join us for our first annual ALHS Baseball and Softball Summer Classic in partnership with Avon Lake Parks and Rec! All players sign up individually to be drafted by ALHS baseball and softball players to a team. Teams will practice July 19th-July 21st and there will be round robin games July 22nd-July 23rd all taking place in the evening. There will be a single elimination tournament on July 24th during the day. The championship games will take place on July 25th. After the games Saturday, stick around to mingle with friends, family, and the ALHS teams! We will host our summer concert featuring the Players Club along with The Original Steaks and Hoagies and 808 food trucks. All ALHS coaches will be present to watch the future Shoremen and Shoregals play! The Summer Classic is open to Avon Lake residents only. Whether you play in the recreation league, CVBA, or weekend travel ball the coaches and players want to meet you in our weeklong event. The divisions are 3rd and 4th grade, 5th and 6th grade, and 7th-9th grade baseball and softball. It will be the grade a child is entering for fall of 2021. All players must register individually. No full teams will be accepted. Registration will open on Monday, June 7th in the afternoon
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Summer Baseball and Softball Classic - Softball 6th-9th Grade
Join us for our first annual ALHS Baseball and Softball Summer Classic in partnership with Avon Lake Parks and Rec! All players sign up individually to be drafted by ALHS baseball and softball players to a team. Teams will practice July 19th-July 21st and there will be round robin games July 22nd-July 23rd all taking place in the evening. There will be a single elimination tournament on July 24th during the day. The championship games will take place on July 25th. After the games Saturday, stick around to mingle with friends, family, and the ALHS teams! We will host our summer concert featuring the Players Club along with The Original Steaks and Hoagies and 808 food trucks. All ALHS coaches will be present to watch the future Shoremen and Shoregals play! The Summer Classic is open to Avon Lake residents only. Whether you play in the recreation league, CVBA, or weekend travel ball the coaches and players want to meet you in our weeklong event. The divisions are 3rd and 4th grade, 5th and 6th grade, and 7th-9th grade baseball and softball. It will be the grade a child is entering for fall of 2021. All players must register individually. No full teams will be accepted. Registration will open on Monday, June 7th in the afternoon
 
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM    Reserved
 
Thursday July 22, 2021
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Indoor Walking Group - Indoor Walking Group
Our walking group meets every weekday morning at the Old Firehouse from 8-9:00 am. Stay active and fit in a controlled climate.For the time being, coffee will not be supplied so bring your own beverages.
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM    Summer Baseball and Softball Classic - Baseball 7th-9th Grade
Join us for our first annual ALHS Baseball and Softball Summer Classic in partnership with Avon Lake Parks and Rec! All players sign up individually to be drafted by ALHS baseball and softball players to a team. Teams will practice July 19th-July 21st and there will be round robin games July 22nd-July 23rd all taking place in the evening. There will be a single elimination tournament on July 24th during the day. The championship games will take place on July 25th. After the games Saturday, stick around to mingle with friends, family, and the ALHS teams! We will host our summer concert featuring the Players Club along with The Original Steaks and Hoagies and 808 food trucks. All ALHS coaches will be present to watch the future Shoremen and Shoregals play! The Summer Classic is open to Avon Lake residents only. Whether you play in the recreation league, CVBA, or weekend travel ball the coaches and players want to meet you in our weeklong event. The divisions are 3rd and 4th grade, 5th and 6th grade, and 7th-9th grade baseball and softball. It will be the grade a child is entering for fall of 2021. All players must register individually. No full teams will be accepted. Registration will open on Monday, June 7th in the afternoon
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Parent & Child (Minimum Age 6 Months)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Preschool (Minimum Age 4 years)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level I
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level II
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level III
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Total Body Strength - Total Body Strength
This class is designed to work all major muscles with a variety of strength and conditioning exercises.  This sculpting class will tone upper and lower body using various equipment like hand weights, body bars, TRX, and your own body weight.  This class is for all levels.There is an $8.00 drop-in fee per class or you can purchase a 12 visit punch pass membership for $60.00. This punch pass can be used for any of our regular group fitness classes.Tuesdays and Thursdays9:00-10:00 amOld Firehouse Community CenterInstructors:  Tru Pace/Carrie GardnerClick here to purchase a punch pass
 
9:00 AM - 2:30 PM    Avient/Red Cross Blood Drive
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Parent & Child (Minimum Age 6 Months)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Preschool (Minimum Age 4 years)
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level I
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level IV
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lesson Program - Level V
The City of Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department is offering limited summer swim lessons for children 6 months old and up.  Lessons are offered for all skill levels from beginner to advanced and are taught according to American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim guidelines.  All lifeguards are American Red Cross certified and classes are designed to teach water safety and skills in a safe and fun environment. Class sizes are limited to six participants per class.  Please do not register your child for more than one lesson/level at one time. Additional classes may be offered based on pandemic guidlines. Weather permitting, weekday sessions run for two weeks and typically meet from Monday through Thursday (Friday will be used for make-up dates if necessary). Parent-child and Preschool classes are 30 minutes. Level 1-Level V classes are 45 minutes. All classes are $65.00 per session per participant for residents and $75.00 per session per participant for non-residents.  Resident registration begins April 1, 2021 Non-resident registration begins May 1, 2021 Session 1- 6/21-7/1/2021 Session 2- 7/6-7/15/2021 (first week runs Tuesday-Friday) Session 3- 7/19-7/29/2021
 
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Fishing with Friends - Fishing with Friends
FREEJoin us this summer at Walker Road Park Reservoir for another year of our popular fishing program! Beginning June 16th, poles, bait and knowledgeable attendants will be available. Stop up once to give it a try or make it a part of your daily routine!W/Th/F/Sat from 10:00AM - 2:00PM at Walker Road Park. Catch Bluegill, Bass and Catfish!AGE RESTRICTIONS-This program is designed for kids 15 and under (families encouraged!). Other ages may be accommodated but please check with the attendant.-All youth under 18 must have a signed permission form completed during or prior to their first fishing experience with the Avon Lake Parks & Recreation Department.-Children under 12 years old must be accompanied and supervised by a responsible person, 14 years old or older. Children under 6 years old need to have a responsible individual within arm’s reach at all times.This program is made possible with the support of ODNR Division of Wildlife, the USFWS Wildlife & Sportfish Restoration Act and Erie Outfitters.
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Strength and Balance - Strength and Balance
A perfect 50+ class that incorporates stretching, balance, agility, strength and cardio, along with fun music. This class utilizes various equipment, such as weights, exercise balls, drumming sticks, and much more. A portion of the class is seated in chairs and the rest completed standing. No floor work.There is an $8.00 drop-in fee per class or you can purchase a 12 visit punch pass membership for $60.00. This punch pass can be used for any of our regular group fitness classes.Mondays and Thursdays 10:30am-11:30 am Old Firehouse Community Center (100 Avon Belden Rd.)Click here to purchase a punch pass
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Aqua Aerobics - Aqua Aerobics
Avon Lake is proud to offer Aqua-Aerobics weekday mornings in the summer. Whether you are implementing a fitness program into your daily routine or you are looking for another exciting exercise opportunity, this program is a blast! The instructor is engaging and fun and people come back year after year for the fun and the workout. Join us for the summer aqua-aerobics class!Program Dates:  June 22-August 20Program Location:  Ellen Trivanovich Aquatic CenterDay:  Tuesday, Thursday 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.Host/Instructor:  Beth LarawayCost:  $5.00 per class payable at the admission window
 
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Avon Lake Fine Arts Camp - Session Two: 7/12 - 7/30
The Avon Lake Parks & Recreation Department is excited to present their Avon Lake Fine Arts Camp.  It will be an all-encompassing arts experience where children will be encouraged to explore their creative talents in music, dance, theater and the visual arts.We will be breaking into smaller groups during the day based on age and then coming together towards the end of their three weeks to create their original musical show on stage before a live audience on the last day of camp. Session One:  “Celebrate You and Me”  6/14 – 7/2 Ages 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)Monday – Friday noon -4pm3 Week Camp: $375.00 (second sibling…$275) Non-resident fee $400.00Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided. Session Two:  “Be the Change”  7/12 – 7/30Monday – Friday noon -4pmAges 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)3 Week Camp: $375.00 (second sibling…$275) Non-resident fee $400.00Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided. Four Day Camp: "YOU'VE GOT TALENT!"  7/6 – 7/9Our four day camp will focus on your child's individual talents and passions in the fine arts. We will be celebrating our budding singers, dancers, and artists by working on solo or small group pieces and presenting or performing their talents on the final day of the camp. Building confidence in their own unique talents and creativity will be the focus of the camp. 4 Day camp: $175.00 (second sibling...$150) Ages 6-14 (as of 6/15/21)Non-resident fee $200Location:  Old Firehouse Community Center - 100 Avon Belden Rd. Avon Lake, OH 44012One t-shirt per student provided.  Registration opens Monday, March 15, 2021 at 9am. Space is limited so reserve your spot today! Registration deadline is two-weeks prior to the start of each session.  Deposit of $25 per week due at time of registration. Questions? Call (440) 930-4130.  What to bring?- camp t-shirt (not required daily)- mask- non-perishable healthy snack and drink (no soda/candy permitted) items should be labeled you’re your child’s name- weather appropriate clothing- sunscreen - applied before camp AND brought to camp labeled with child's nameCan I sign up for just one week?Unfortunately, our three week camp is a consecutive program leading up to a final performance, so you must attend each week.  We do have a four day program available 7/6 – 7/9. What pre-cautions will you be taking in regards to Covid-19?The Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Department follows the guidelines provided by the Lorain County Board of Health.  Currently children and staff will be required to wear masks while attending fine arts camp except for during performances.  Class sizes are limited to 50 and social distancing will be in place.  Whenever possible, portions of the class will be held outdoors.  Portions of the day that are indoors are held in a community center where there is room to social distance. Temperatures will be taken as children arrive each day.  Areas will be sanitized after each session.  Please note that the guidelines are ever-changing, and we receive updates from the board of health on a daily basis and keep you informed of changes. What happens if my child gets sick or injured in the program?Children that get sick or injured during the program are isolated and contact is made with the parent or guardian.  We may ask that your child leave for the day to avoid spreading of communicable diseases.  In the event of a serious illness or injury emergency services will be called to respond.  It is imperative that we have the parents contact information to keep you informed of the situation regarding your child. Do I have to pay at the time of registration?A deposit of $25 per student per session is required at registration.  The final balance of the fee is due 2 weeks prior to the first day of the session. What is the drop-off/pick-up process? Due to social distancing, we are asking parents to remain in their vehicles during drop off and pick up.  Drop off will be at the south side of the Old Firehouse Community Center.  An instructor will greet you and take your child’s temperature while still in your vehicle.  If the temperature is below 100 degrees, our teacher’s aide will escort your child into the building to begin their day.  A hang-tag will be distributed at drop off the first day of class with your assigned number.  One additional hang-tag may be requested for an additional authorized caretaker.  Parents and/or caretakers are expected to drop each child off a maximum of fifteen minutes before the class and they are expected to pick-up their child at the designated end time.  Child pick up will be at the same location.  Only individuals listed at the time of registration will be permitted to pick up the child.  A photo ID must be presented upon pick-up each day. If additional people (not listed during registration) are required to pick up the child this must be put in writing ASAP and given to the program coordinator or lead teacher.  
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Summer Baseball and Softball Classic - Baseball 3rd and 4th Grade
Join us for our first annual ALHS Baseball and Softball Summer Classic in partnership with Avon Lake Parks and Rec! All players sign up individually to be drafted by ALHS baseball and softball players to a team. Teams will practice July 19th-July 21st and there will be round robin games July 22nd-July 23rd all taking place in the evening. There will be a single elimination tournament on July 24th during the day. The championship games will take place on July 25th. After the games Saturday, stick around to mingle with friends, family, and the ALHS teams! We will host our summer concert featuring the Players Club along with The Original Steaks and Hoagies and 808 food trucks. All ALHS coaches will be present to watch the future Shoremen and Shoregals play! The Summer Classic is open to Avon Lake residents only. Whether you play in the recreation league, CVBA, or weekend travel ball the coaches and players want to meet you in our weeklong event. The divisions are 3rd and 4th grade, 5th and 6th grade, and 7th-9th grade baseball and softball. It will be the grade a child is entering for fall of 2021. All players must register individually. No full teams will be accepted. Registration will open on Monday, June 7th in the afternoon
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Summer Baseball and Softball Classic - Baseball 5th and 6th Grade
Join us for our first annual ALHS Baseball and Softball Summer Classic in partnership with Avon Lake Parks and Rec! All players sign up individually to be drafted by ALHS baseball and softball players to a team. Teams will practice July 19th-July 21st and there will be round robin games July 22nd-July 23rd all taking place in the evening. There will be a single elimination tournament on July 24th during the day. The championship games will take place on July 25th. After the games Saturday, stick around to mingle with friends, family, and the ALHS teams! We will host our summer concert featuring the Players Club along with The Original Steaks and Hoagies and 808 food trucks. All ALHS coaches will be present to watch the future Shoremen and Shoregals play! The Summer Classic is open to Avon Lake residents only. Whether you play in the recreation league, CVBA, or weekend travel ball the coaches and players want to meet you in our weeklong event. The divisions are 3rd and 4th grade, 5th and 6th grade, and 7th-9th grade baseball and softball. It will be the grade a child is entering for fall of 2021. All players must register individually. No full teams will be accepted. Registration will open on Monday, June 7th in the afternoon
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Summer Baseball and Softball Classic - Softball 3rd-5th Grade
Join us for our first annual ALHS Baseball and Softball Summer Classic in partnership with Avon Lake Parks and Rec! All players sign up individually to be drafted by ALHS baseball and softball players to a team. Teams will practice July 19th-July 21st and there will be round robin games July 22nd-July 23rd all taking place in the evening. There will be a single elimination tournament on July 24th during the day. The championship games will take place on July 25th. After the games Saturday, stick around to mingle with friends, family, and the ALHS teams! We will host our summer concert featuring the Players Club along with The Original Steaks and Hoagies and 808 food trucks. All ALHS coaches will be present to watch the future Shoremen and Shoregals play! The Summer Classic is open to Avon Lake residents only. Whether you play in the recreation league, CVBA, or weekend travel ball the coaches and players want to meet you in our weeklong event. The divisions are 3rd and 4th grade, 5th and 6th grade, and 7th-9th grade baseball and softball. It will be the grade a child is entering for fall of 2021. All players must register individually. No full teams will be accepted. Registration will open on Monday, June 7th in the afternoon
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Summer Baseball and Softball Classic - Softball 6th-9th Grade
Join us for our first annual ALHS Baseball and Softball Summer Classic in partnership with Avon Lake Parks and Rec! All players sign up individually to be drafted by ALHS baseball and softball players to a team. Teams will practice July 19th-July 21st and there will be round robin games July 22nd-July 23rd all taking place in the evening. There will be a single elimination tournament on July 24th during the day. The championship games will take place on July 25th. After the games Saturday, stick around to mingle with friends, family, and the ALHS teams! We will host our summer concert featuring the Players Club along with The Original Steaks and Hoagies and 808 food trucks. All ALHS coaches will be present to watch the future Shoremen and Shoregals play! The Summer Classic is open to Avon Lake residents only. Whether you play in the recreation league, CVBA, or weekend travel ball the coaches and players want to meet you in our weeklong event. The divisions are 3rd and 4th grade, 5th and 6th grade, and 7th-9th grade baseball and softball. It will be the grade a child is entering for fall of 2021. All players must register individually. No full teams will be accepted. Registration will open on Monday, June 7th in the afternoon