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June 1 - August 31 weather permitting: 
8:00am-Noon - Open to the Public
Noon-4:00pm - Residents only with one guest
From Noon-4:00pm all residents must stop at the Recreation Center, show proof of residency with your current Rec Center ID card, and receive a wristband for the day.  If you bring a guest, the guest must accompany you to the Recreation Center and pay 42.00 to enter the courts.
No one will be allowed to enter the Sport Court without a wristband after Noon. 


Join us at the John M Coyne Recreation Center for sports play in our Summer Field House.  We are opening the doors to the public in June and July when the ice is down, so residents of Brooklyn and pass holders of our facility can take part in basketball, pickleball, soccer, volleyball, cornhole, and other activities.  We will have limited equipment available so you are welcome to bring your own basketball, volleyball, or soccer ball.
Dates:  June 1-July 31
Hours of Operation:  Monday-Friday 9:00am-8:00pm, Saturday-Sunday 10:00am-4:00pm.
Cost:  Recreation Center Pass Holders FREE, Senior Residents FREE, children under 5 FREE, Residents with Recreation Center ID card:  Student/Youth $2.00, Resident, Adult $3.00
Sports not accommodated:  Baseball, Softball, Lacrosse, Golf

Court#1:  Basketball (No full court play -drop-in shoot around and 3v3 games only)
Court #2: Open Play (Gym Activities)
Court #3: Pickleball (2 courts lined)

*Children under age 11 must be accompanied by an adult
*All Non-Pass Holders must have a Brooklyn Recreation Center ID card for entrance
*ID required to have equipment

RAINOUT LINE - 216-250-9405

For Sports Program weather updates and general recreation information, you can call our NEW City of Brooklyn Rain Out and Activity Hotline. (search BROOKLYN, Click on BROOKLYN RECREATION DEPARTMENT) From there you can sign up for FREE email and text alerts or download the FREE APP for Android and iPhone. 

Zumbini Summer Program

The Zumbini bundle includes a Songbook, a CD, access to the music on the App and a plush toy.  Bundles are an integral part of the program and a session cannot be taught without one.  Ideally bundles need to be ordered 11 days before the start of class in order to practice songs that you will hear in class.   The Instructor will order bundles for participants once the bundle fee is paid, please contact instructor to make arrangements. 
Class duration:  June 12-July 17, every Wednesday evening at 6:45-7:30pm.  Cost $5.00 per child per week. 
Zumbini Bundle fee: $35.00 (per family which consist of a least one child, one caregiver
Class size: 14 children with caregiver children 0-4, however, the instructor will take 5 year olds if the child is a sibling of a younger child participating. 
Open registration starts June 1.  To register contact Connie (licensed instructor) at or call 216-346-0728 or the Recreation Center at 216-351-5334. 
Registration will close once there are 14 children and caregivers registered. 
Drop In Fee:  $6.00 one visit

Fall Youth Soccer 

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The Brooklyn Recreation Department is now registering for boys and girls ages 3-14 years old for our soccer program. Our soccer program is dedicated to teaching our children to play soccer in a positive learning based environment where we focus on mutual respect rather than a win-at-all-costs attitude. Children will learn the fundamentals of soccer and good sportsmanship, while at the same time having fun.  Registration starts June, 2019.  The season starts in early September.

 - Birth Certificate must be presented at the time of registration.
 - Residents and Partnership participants MUST show a current identification card.
 - Parent volunteer coach applications will be available at registration. 

Residents: $60.00

Non-Residents: $65.00

Partnership: $62.50

Friday Night Basketball

Resident students in grades three through eight are invited to participate in this winter's basketball program.  Registration will be held at the Brooklyn Recreation Center in December with the program starting in January. Please call 216-635-4274 for further information.  

Open to Residents in grades 1 - 6 

Cost: $35

Session Dates:

Times: Group 1 (grades 2 & 3) 6 - 7 p.m.   Group 2 (Buddy Basketball) 7 - 8 p.m.  Group 3 (grades 4 - 6) 7 -8 p.m.

Location: Brooklyn Field House (east side)


Birth Certificates must be presented at registration. 


Students may register for the Summer Youth Baseball Program at the Recreation Center on the following days:

$55.00 - Participants who reside in the City of Brooklyn (Current Resident ID card required)

$65.00 - Participants who do not reside in the City of Brooklyn but attend a school in the City of Brooklyn (Proof of school required such as report card or school ID card.)

$75.00 - Non-Residents

$50.00 - 3 year old t-ball

Season starts late May to early June (for travel ages 10U - 18U)

Season starts in early June for in house ages 3 - 8

youth baseball/soccer team sponsorship

The Brooklyn Recreation Department is inviting local businesses to participate in the City of Brooklyn's Youth Sports Sponsorship Program.  For a small sponsorship fee of $225.00, the name of your business will be featured on a youth uniform shirt.  This is a great way to promote your business and support activities for the youth of our community.  Call 216-351-5334 to obtain a sponsorship form.  

Camp brooklyn  

Registration is underway.  What will your children be doing this summer? Camp Brooklyn offers a fun, safe, and exciting option to keep your children busy!  Call 216-351-5334 with any questions. 

Children who reside in the City of Brooklyn or who attend a school located in the City of Brooklyn, age 5 thru 12 are eligible.  Birth certificate required. 

Residents:  $275.00
School Group, Corporate, Partnership: $345.00
The Fee does not include special events/field trips

Camp Activities include Arts and Crafts, Sports, Games, Field Trips, Special Events and MORE!

6 week program 8:00am - 2:45pm daily.

(Fee does not include Special Events/Field Trip Fees)  Register at the John M. Coyne Recreation Center 7600 Memphis Avenue. 

All counselors are 18 years of age or older, have passed criminal background checks, trained in CPR & First Aid. Certified teachers are part of our Camp Staff.

Camp registration is limited. Camp location is Brooklyn City Schools.


Registration starts June 1, 2019 (6 week session-starting July 9. 

Tuesday - 6:00-7:00pm     Ages 8-10
Thursday 6:00-7:00pm     Ages 11-13

Residents: $42.00
Non-Resident: $49.00
Partnership Rate: $45.00


GRADES 3-6 Residents Only with Brooklyn Recreation Center ID.  Cost $50.00.  The program will be held twice a week at the Brooklyn City Schools Field House. Registration will take place during normal business hours from May 1 through May 31 at the Recreation Center.  Knee pads are required.

Coaches, Counselors, & Parent Volunteers

1. Click HERE to print the background check application form (18 & up only). Please fill this out and turn it into the Program Director or Day Camp Directors.

2. Click HERE to watch Lindsey's Law Video. After you watch the video, please print and sign this form and turn it into the Program Director or Day Camp Directors.

3. Click HERE to complete Concussion Training. After you complete the training, please print and turn your certificate into the Program Director or  Day Camp Directors.

You may also scan and e-mail documents to the Program Director or Day Camp Directors. Please see below contact information if you have any questions.

Day Camp Director -