Fish and swim at Westlake Rec

Spring has finally sprung! Well maybe not totally, but it will, I know it will! As we move into May, the Westlake Recreation Department has several exciting programs for you and your family. Check these out:

Family 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. The lake is stocked with plenty of bass, channel catfish, crappie, trout and blue gill. Please bring your own equipment. Parent/guardian is required; however there is no cost for the parent. Bait (while supplies last) and prizes will be provided. All children must be registered to receive bait and prizes. Cost is $10 per child. Pre-registration is preferred.

Spring Fling Preschool Party (Ages up to 6)

Friday May 6 (10 a.m.-noon) – Come and celebrate the start of spring at the Rec Center! There will be inflatables, games, crafts and light refreshments. Pre-registration is required. Cost: $5/member, $10/non-member.

Nature & Me, Let’s Go Outside (Ages 3-5)

Thursday, May 26 (10-11:30 a.m.) – We will read a short story and then march into the forest where the giants live! Wear long pants and closed toe shoes. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Cost: $10/member, $15/non-member.

Peterson Pool Learn-to-Swim Lessons (Outdoor Pool at Clague Park)

Online registration is open for Westlake residents and Recreation Center members. Non-residents may register online beginning May 4. In-person registration begins May 14. Register for one swim lesson and receive a $10 discount on a second registration during the same transaction.

Summer Bocce League (Adults)

Join us for this fun summer program. Teams consist of 2 men and 2 women. Register as an individual, couple or an entire team of 4. Games are played on Tuesday nights at the Westlake Community Service Center next to Meadowood Golf Course. Games start at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $25 per person. Deadline to register is May 10.

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

Athletic/Events Manager Westlake Recreation Department

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Volume 8, Issue 9, Posted 9:50 AM, 05.03.2016