The Parks and Recreation Department maintains many beautiful parks throughout our city. Each park is unique and offers lots of fun recreational opportunities to the public. Having a birthday party or another event? Some parks have pavilions for rent to accommodate your special occasion.
Avery Johnson Park - Coming Soon!
One of Cleveland’s newest parks located adjacent to Blythe-Bower Elementary School, this park offers a regulation size soccer field as well as a dog park for both large and small dogs. It is named in honor of long-time Vice Mayor Avery Johnson and his dedicated service to the residents of Cleveland.
Blythe Oldfield Park is a community park located in the heart of the Blythe-Oldfield community. This park is adjoining the Blythe Family Support Center and includes a newly renovated playground, basketball court and community pavilion.
One of Cleveland’s most popular neighborhood parks, Deer Park was fully renovated in 2019 and is located in the heart of the Cleveland’s historic residential district. It offers a large play area and zip lines, pavilion with restrooms and natural water features. For reservations, please see Deer Park.
Located in the downtown’s Five Point area, this small park offers parking and open space for downtown events conveniently located to nearby restaurants and other businesses. It also holds a life-size statue of Cleveland’s namesake, Revolutionary War hero, Col. Benjamin Cleveland who fought with General George Washington at the Battle of Kings Mountain.
This park located off Tennessee Nursery Road is a 70 acre tract of land bequeathed to the city by Leonard and Agnes Fletcher. They also bequeathed more than $350,000, which was used to create the Fletcher Park Fund, to help develop this area into a passive park. The city appointed an advisory committee, which has overseen the design of the park and made recommendations to staff and the city council about improvements. This park has 2 miles of walking trails, gazebo, an ADA fishing pier, Japanese garden, pavilions, and restrooms. Fletcher Park Pavilion 1 is open to the public. Pavilion 1 is not available for rental and follows a first come first served basis. For reservations, please see Fletcher Park Pavilion 2
Greenway Park is located on Raider Dr, across from Cleveland High School and next to the Cleveland/Bradley Greenway. The Greenway extends over four miles through the City and it’s accessibility makes it one of the City’s most popular meeting spots. This park offers a playground, restrooms, pavilion, event stage, open space and public art. For reservations of the Pavilion and the Stage, please see Greenway Park.
This passive park, donated by the Johnston Family, is located in downtown Cleveland at Inman & Ocoee Street. It has a gazebo and amphitheater for public use.
This 2.5 acre park located at Inman & Shepard Street in historic East Cleveland. Recreational amenities include a swimming pool and spray park, restrooms & concessions, basketball court, playground, and pavilion. Please see Mosby Park Pavilion for reservations.
For our soccer lovers, we have an 18 acre complex off Mouse Creek Road consisting of 10 regulation fields and 5 micro fields. The new stadium was funded with a Community Enhancement Grant, the City of Cleveland, and the Cleveland High Corner Kicks Club. It is also the home of the Cleveland High School Soccer Teams.
Stuart School Park
Located next to Stuart Elementary School is a 2 acre park with a fun ASA playground built by the Cleveland Civitan Club. It also has a new pavilion and restrooms.
Taylor Spring is located on 1st St NW and is known as “The Birthplace of Cleveland”. The small park is named for Andrew Taylor, Cleveland’s first settler, who owned much of what is now downtown Cleveland from 1819 until the 1840s. This passive park features a water feature and replica stream house which would have served the family’s home approximately 700’ away near the intersection of Worth St NW and Central Ave NW.
This 44 acre park is packed with recreational opportunities for the public to enjoy. It includes 4 softball fields, playground, skate park, dog park, walking trail, and Olympic size swimming pool. Tinsley's newest addition is the Tony Cavett Tennis Center that features 7 tennis courts, restrooms, pavilion, and 7 pickleball courts. For reservations, please see Tinsley Park Pavilion 1 and Pavilion 2.