Mark J. Elliott, Director

Welcome to the Brook Park Recreation Department.

The Brook Park Recreation Department provides all programs and facilities on a non-discriminatory basis for all citizens, regardless of age, race, sex, creed or disability. Every effort will be made to to accommodate all participants. If you need any special assistance to use our facility, please let us know in advance so we can make arrangements for your visit.

We are proud to accept the following health insurance providers: Silver Sneakers, Optum Wellness, Silver & Fit, and Active & Fit.

Hours of Operation:
Community Center (Please note changes due to COVID-19)

Monday through Friday 8:00am – 8:00pm
Saturday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday Closed

*Holiday Hours
Memorial Day – Closed
Independence Day – Closed
Labor Day – Closed
Thanksgiving Day – Closed
Black Friday – 8:00am-5:00pm
Christmas Eve Day – Open 8:00am-12noon
Christmas Day – Closed
New Year’s Eve Day – Open 8:00am-12noon
New Year’s Day – Closed

Front Desk: (216) 433-1545 or (216) 433-1546
Weather Line: 216-433-1547

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To Nominate a Residence for consideration of a Beautification and Pride Award, please click on the link below, and return the completed form to Brook Park City Hall, Brook Park Rec Center or via email to or

Residential Beautification & Pride Award -Nomination Form

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Brook Park Recreational Facility Rental Information
If you are planning an event or celebrating a special occasion, indoors or outdoors, please consider the John A. Poloyne Community Center. We are an ideal facility for your next birthday party, anniversary, baby shower, wedding shower, communion, retirement, luncheon, wedding, or business meeting.

Please call (216) 433-1545 for more information or to set up a tour as you choose the room that brings the party to us

It’s A Great Time To Sign Up For A Fitness Class
Monday-Zumba: 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Tuesday-Vinyasa Yoga: 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Tuesday-Body Sculpting: 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Wednesday–Pound: 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Thursday-Chair Yoga: 10:30am – 11:15am
Thursday-Extreme Hip Hop Step Class: 6:00pm-7:00pm
Thursday–Body Sculpting: 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Saturday-Zumba: 9:15am – 10:15am

All the Fitness Classes are held in the ‘Brook Park Room’, which is newly renovated and located downstairs in the Recreation Center. Fitness classes do charge a fee. We invite you to stop in and give it a try.

Silver Sneakers Fitness Program
Is an innovative fitness program offered through participating health plans that give you access to 13,000 gyms nationwide. The Silver Sneaker age is 65 and older. Offering a diverse range of classes from low impact to high intensity. The best part, it’s free. Classes are held every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9:30am to 10:15am in the Mini Gym.

You can still participate even if you are not a member for just $3.00 per class.

Online Registration

Monthly Memberships

Want to check out all the Community Center has to offer but not ready to commit to an annual membership? Monthly Memberships are $10 a month for residents and $20 a month for non-residents.


There are many volunteer opportunities available for people of all ages and interests. With so many projects and programs to choose from, there’s bound to be something of interest to you or your group. To understand more what a volunteer can do, click here.

Recreation Dept. Parks and Facilities

The Recreation Center is the community’s most popular gathering place throughout the year. We offer a wide range of recreational, educational, athletic, and wellness programs.

  • Our facility includes:
  • Two wood floor gymnasiums (main and mini)
  • Two cardio fitness areas (Cybex, Precor, LifeFitness)
  • Free weight room (Cybex, Hammer Strength, LifeFitness)
  • Boxing Room (heavy bag, speed bag)
  • Aerobic Stretching Area
  • Elevated Indoor Track
  • Men & Women Locker Rooms
  • Private Family Changing Room
  • Steam, Sauna, & Whirlpool
  • Snack Bar w/seating area
  • Gameroom
  • Two large meeting rooms (available to rent)
  • Outdoor Waterpark

We invite you to visit, tour our facility, and become our newest member!

The city of Brook Park has 12 neighborhood playgrounds. The largest being Kennedy Park, which includes 2 picnic pavilions, horseshoe pits, bocce ball courts, and is also home to the Veteran’s Memorial.

  • Carpenter Park/Sheldon Road
  • Delores/Stonecrest
  • Fry Road
  • Konery Park/Plant Lane
  • Bernath Park/Hardin
  • Kennedy Park/Sylvia Drive
  • Tony Roberts Park/Glenway
  • Cavanaugh Park/Elm Fairlawn
  • Wedo Park/Shelby Drive
  • American Legion Park/Zaremba Drive
  • Gallatin Blvd
  • McGovern Park/Middlebrook Blvd
The Outdoor Waterpark is the coolest, wettest, and largest gathering place in the city every summer. Besides all the fun you will have with the water attractions, we invite you and your school camp, day camp, or church group to reserve a day and time. It’s a great place for your Birthday Party. Our monthly Movie Nights are a fabulous way to spend an evening with family, friends, and neighbors. Please don’t forget one of the craziest and wildest times is the final day the pool is open for the summer, it’s “DOGS GONE WILD” at our Annual Dog Swim! Below is a list of other features:

  • Giant Slide
  • Two Umbrella Waterfalls
  • Water Buckets
  • Tropical Cannon Island
  • Mini Walking Bridge
  • Covered Seating Area (limited)
  • Tables, Chairs, and Lounges
  • Private Party Area
  • Concession Stand
  • Parking Lot
  • Male, Female, and Family changing rooms and restrooms
  • Certified Lifeguards

We have seven (7) ballfields under the direction of the Recreation Department. Many of these fields have the capabilities of playing both baseball and softball. It also provides us the flexibility to schedule youth and adult on the appropriate size fields. The largest is Kennedy Field, a grass infield, and 410’ to center field. Kennedy Field is also the official home of the Berea Midpark High School Boys Baseball Titans.

  • American Legion (2 fields)
  • Wedo Park
  • Plant Lane
  • Forbes Field
  • Hufsey Field
  • Kennedy Baseball Field

Mark J. Elliott (ext. 7050)
Director of Recreation

Andres Gonzalez (ext. 4264)
Program Coordinator

Amanda Morgano (ext 4267)
Program Coordinator

Danny Colonna (ext 4265)
Program Coordinator

Joe Krucke (ext.4261)
Community Center Supervisor

Joan Corrigan (ext. 4136)
Senior Coordinator

Recreation Dept. Programs and Events

For all seniors of Brook Park we offer an amazing Office of Aging! Senior rides are offered for shopping and doctors appointments and our Senior club meets once a week on Tuesdays for a meeting including guest speakers. For more information please contact Joan Corrigan.

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Services Available for Seniors.

Coming Soon!

Advisory Commission

Jen Rocco

Shelley Chornak

Robin Way

Cindy Shick

Jerry Kitchen

Brian Poindexter
Council at Large

Meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 7 PM at the Recreation Center