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

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spring/summer 2015
Parks & Recreation

Summer hours:
5 am - 9 pm
Front desk & pool close 1/2 hr. before building.
8 am - 5 pm
Front desk & pool close 1/2 hr. before building.
8 am - noon (members only)
Noon-5 (open to all)
Pool opens at noon. Front desk & pool close 1/2 hr. before building.

Holiday hours:
  Independence Day (July 4) Closed
  Labor Day (September 7) 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.

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 Ben Dotson at or Scott Ward 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 Joe Neff 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 meeting facilities 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.

diamond projectSummer Concert Series starts June 7

The Brunswick Recreation Center is proud to present a series of concerts for the community's enjoyment. Concerts are free and will be held outdoors on the Rec Center stage. In the event of inclement weather, they will be held in the multi-purpose room of the Rec Center. All concerts are from 6-8 pm. Click on a band name to learn more about them.

June 7 The Diamond Project Neil Diamond cover band
June 14 Allen Cruz & the Galaxy Pop rock
June 21 Yearbook Classic rock/dance & rock/motown
June 28 Eddie & the Edsels Dance hits from the 50s and 60s
July 12 Funkology Funk, rock, pop, Motown from the 60s-today
July 19 Uncle Lumpy's Backyard Band Modern country
July 26 Sunset Strip 80s rock and metal tribute band
August 2 Jumpsack Country & rock
August 9 TBA  
August 16 TBA  

softball player

Women's softball summer league

Time to get your game on and play ball! Teams and players are needed for the Brunswick Women's Summer Softball League. Must be 18 years. Call 330-273-8000, or see the front desk for details.

Summer fun for kids!

campIt may still be cool outside, but the Rec Center is getting ready for summer.

Children entering 1st through 6th grades can participate in the Recreation Center's Summer Camp. Each week follows a different fun theme, including dinosaurs, the outdoors, inventions, and a lot more!

Click here for the full story.

Good riddance to winter...and hello to kids' spring and summer sports!

Thank goodness nice weather is on the way, because it means kids can get out and enjoy lacrosse, flag football, basketball and tennis. There's even a Sports Camp (not to be confused with Summer Camp, below) for kids who want to try a little of everything.

And where can you find all of these youth sports? Try clicking Programs in the menu above, select Sports - Youth, and pick your favorite flavor!

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