Fishing for fun in Westlake

Peterson Pool Information

Registration for Peterson Pool Learn to Swim classes will be held on Saturday, May 14, from 7:00 a.m.-noon for Westlake residents only. Open registration for non-residents will be held on Wednesday, May 18, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Cost is $45 for residents and $65 for non-residents. A $10 discount is available when signing up a child for more than one session or signing up multiple children.

VIP Special Needs Baseball

Starting its seventh season, the VIP baseball program will begin on Saturday, April 16. Indoor Spring Training will be held at the Westlake Recreation Center. This program is open to any school-age child with special needs from any community. Practices will move outside and to Sunday nights in May. For more information, please contact Jim Dispirito at 440-617-4420.

Get Fit

Various fitness classes are offered here at the Westlake Recreation Center including, Yoga, Zumba, Phenomenal Abdominals, Spinning as well as other fitness-oriented classes. For more information and class schedules, please visit our website at

Fishing Derby (ages up to 12)

Saturday, May 14 (9 a.m.-noon) – Enjoy a morning of fishing in the Westlake Recreation Center’s lake. Cost is $10 per child. Bait and prizes will be provided.

Big Rig

Saturday, May 14 (10 a.m.-noon) – Stop by the Recreation Center and take a look at the various trucks that make the city go. Climb inside, ask questions or just take some pictures. There is no registration so stop on by and check out the big boy toys.


Various golf lessons are starting including beginners, intermediate and short game classes. Kids classes begin when school gets out. Check out our summer brochure online for all the golf classes. Golf lessons are held at the Golden Tee Driving Range in Olmsted Falls.

More information regarding all of these programs and more can be found at our website at or by stopping by the Recreation Center at 28955 Hilliard Blvd., calling us at 440-808-5700 or by picking up our new Rec Gazette.

Jim Dispirito

Jim Dispirito is Athletic Coordinator for the Westlake Recreation Department.

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Volume 3, Issue 8, Posted 6:22 PM, 04.19.2011