JOHN PIEPSNY, Parks & Recreation Director
3637 Center Rd., Brunswick OH 44212
330-273-8000 (Rec Center) | 330-273-8086 (Info Line)

Summer hours:
5 am - 9 pm
Front desk & pool close at 8:30 pm
8 am - 5 pm
Front desk & pool close at 4:30 pm
8 am - noon (members only)
Noon-5 (open to all)
Pool opens at noon. Front desk & pool close at 4:30 pm

Holiday hours:

September 1 (Labor Day)   Closed

Information Line

Need to know whether or not a class or game has been canceled? Call the Rec Center's information line at

organizes baseball, softball and tee ball for players ages 5 - 18. It is run entirely by volunteers and always looking for those interested in running for board positions. General meetings are held the second Thursday of every month  and are open to the public. Board meetings are held the last Thursday of every month at the same time at City Hall. Fees will be set when the budget is settled in October. Manager applications are in the newsletter registration form. 

Call 330-220-0075 (voicemail) or click on the link above to visit their website.

is made up of children ages 4-18 years old. The goal is to have fun and learn basic soccer skills. The league is made up of all volunteers, and parents are encouraged to get involved in their child's activities. Each session consists of instructions in every aspect of the game. Everyone participates in fun drills that are designed to teach skills. All children participate in non-competitive games on Saturdays.

For registration Information and/or questions contact LaVerne Frohlich  at  or call 330-273-6839.

Qualifying birthdates for the BYSA are after July 31, 2008 and before August 1, 1994.

Brunswick Soccer Association is a competitive travel soccer organization for both boys and girls, ages U8 through U14.  BSA provides experienced trainers at all age levels.  Our staff trainers also include our local high school coaches who share their knowledge and passion of the game with our players.  In addition to our 2 outdoor seasons, BSA players also receive winter skill development and instruction.  Tryouts for our teams will be held in May.  Check our website for dates and locations.  For further information, please contact either Jeff Petrenko at or Tim Shearer at .

Our recreational division, the Brunswick Soccer Academy, provides an emphasis on fun, development, exercise and a positive environment through creative soccer activities.  We offer two programs: the Junior Kickers, ages 6-8 and the Little Kickers, ages 3-5.  Each program is run by high energy, experienced soccer trainers with expertise in training and developing children in these age groups.  The Junior Kickers offer both a Fall (starts in August) and Spring session (starts in April). The Little Kickers is a Summer program beginning in June. Contact Pam Menick at to register.

For complete information on all the BSA programs, please go to .

is now accepting and mail-registrations. Blue Devils Youth Football is in its 42nd year of teaching the fundamentals of football and cheer to over 600 kids at 4 different levels here in Brunswick. It is a non-profit organization run by volunteers and is a newly designated USA Football, Heads Up Football affiliated league. BDYF feels it gives its players a distinct advantage by teaching them the current terminology and formations taught by the BHS coaching staff to help create an overall football program in Brunswick. Games are played on Saturdays at BHS.

For registration Information and/or questions contact Bill States at or call 440-382-6788.

Early sign up registration discounts now through May 5th.

Over the past two years, the Brunswick Community Recreation and Fitness Center has undergone a series of updates and renovations to make your fitness experience more pleasant and fulfilling. Our updated Cybex fitness equipment keeps your workout challenging, while our renovated meetingfacilities offer a relaxing venue for your organization.  Rec Center members enjoy all of the amenities of fitness programs, sporting events, swimming, concerts, community events and more. 

For more information about our services, you can contact the Rec Center at 330-273-8000.

half off sale

August membership sale at the Rec

The Brunswick Recreation & Fitness center announces its annual 50% off membership sale, running the entire month of August. Sign up between August 1 and 31 and get half off.

Safe Haven is hiring!

The Safe Haven After School program is looking for counselors for the 2014-15 school year. Pick up an application at the Recreation Center front desk.


How high can you climb?

Introducing the latest feature at the Rec Center: the AquaClimb rock wall.

Situated over the deep end of the Rec Center pool, the AquaClimb wall is unlike any rock wall you've climbed before. No harness or bungee cord needed -- when you fall, you fall into the water! It's a challenging new experience...for those who dare to try it.

Before you suit up, though, please read the safety and courtesy rules here.

BSA Soccer running a summer skills session

Brunswick Soccer Association is offering Soccer Foot Skills Sessions on Tuesday evenings to kids ages 6-13 at Edwards Middle School.  Sessions run from June 17th to August 5th from 6:30-7:45 each evening.  $3/player.  Sign up on a week by week basis but advance registration required at First come first served. 

sunMake summer fun with the Rec Center's Summer Camp

School will be over for the year soon, but children can spend the summer learning about cooking, the outdoors, outer space, other cultures and a lot more at Summer Camp. There are even games and a talent show! Weekly programs are centered around a variety of themes, beginning May 29th from 7:30 am to 6:00 pm. Children entering first grade through 13 years are eligible. Read more.

Late summer sports for adults

Sign up your team at the Rec Center through August 4th for late summer soccer. Male participants must be 28 or older, female participants must be 21 or older prior to the first game played. For more info contact David Seitz at, or click here for more details.

Registration is now ongoing for late summer men's and coed softball. The season begins in mid-August.

Rec Center hiring


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