Recreation Children's T-Ball League
Tee Ball programs Fairview Park on a summer saturday


Near West Recreation is a partnership between Ohio City Incorporated, Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization, Tremont West Development, Stockyard, Clark-Fulton, Brooklyn Centre Community Development Organization, and the Cleveland Transformation Alliance. Check out Near West Recreation's facebook page for updates! 

2014 Schedule


Sign up now for 2014 soccer! Registration is open until August 22, 2014.

Open to children ages 4-10, divided into three ages divisions 4-6, 7-8, 9-10

Parent Meeting for registered participants is August 27 at 5pm at Urban Community School.

Practices begin the week of September 1st and games run Saturday mornings from September 13-October 18. For complete information see flyer.  

Información sobre nuestra liga de fútbol juvenil está disponible aquí.

Volunteer coaches are needed for all ages levels.  If you’re interested please fill out this form and email to Rosemary Mudry at


Get involved! Email Rosemary at
Offerings: tee-ball (ages 4-6), coach-pitch (ages 7-9), coed baseball (ages 10-12), and girls softball (ages 10-12)
Dates: Practice begins weeks of May 26th, games run June 7th – July 26th
When: Teams will practice 2/week until games begin and then practice one evening per week throughout the season.  Games will be played Saturdays.
End of Season Celebration: Enjoy a fun and festive Community Day celebration on August 10th at Edgewater Park
Download Baseball 2014 details!


Sign up here.
On the Stage or on the Page: Comics & Play Writing Workshop 
For ages 8-13
Write comics and plays, using the building blocks of story: character, dialogue, action and setting.  See your work published in a summer anthology.
Monday through Friday 10am-12 pm                         
At Carnegie West Library
Session 1:  June 23-27
Session 2:  July 28-Aug. 1
Session 3:  Aug. 4-8
Cost: $40 (need based financial assistance available)

Teen Writer’s Workshop: Poetry, prose, and prompts
For ages 12 and u p
Come to a weekly writing workshop to create new pieces or share what you have written with others. Share your work at an Open Mic. 
Thursdays from 5:30-7:00pm
At Carnegie West Library and other locations TBA
June 19-July 31 (no meeting July 3) 
Cost: $25 for the summer or $5 per drop in session
(need based financial assistance available)


Junior FIRST Lego League will be offered for children ages 6-9 will be offered again next fall. Sign-ups will take place in summer 2014


Near West Recreation is excited to announce our inaugural Basketball League. The program will take place in January and February of 2015.  Stay tuned for more details coming this summer


Registration for the Bowling League is closed.
When: Saturday mornings, March 29th – April 19th
Session 1: 9:15am sign-in, bowling 9:45-10:45am; Session 2 : 10:30am sign-in, bowling 11am-12pm (Session 2 is now full!)
Where: The Corner Alley – located at 402 Euclid Avenue at the corner of Euclid and East 4th Street
Cost: $15 per child. Participation is open to everyone. Free pizza lunch and t-shirts are included for all participants. 
Questions: Contact Rosemary Mudry at 216.781.3222 x 108 or 

VOLUNTEER COACHES NEEDED for all programs! No experience necessary! Please visit for more information or contact Rosemary Mudry at or at 216-781-3222 x 108

Recreation Growth

Recreation grew from 100 children in 2012 to 250 children in 2013.

Near West Recreation

Near West Recreation