There are a variety of organizations and leagues in the City to provide for the recreational needs of residents.
Parks and Recreation
The Parks and Recreation Division has several recreational parks throughout the city, and manages the following facilities:
- Stafford Park (Map)
- Dunham Park (Map)
- Benhoff Park (Map)
- Southgate U.S.A. Park (Map)
- Home Street Park (Map)
- D.A.R.E. Park (Map)
All of the City’s parks contain playground equipment, picnic and play areas and benches.
The City also maintains nine ball fields and three soccer fields throughout the spring, summer and fall months. In addition, the Parks Division is responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of six pavilions, four tennis courts and outdoor basketball courts.
Stafford Recreation Center
Stafford Recreation Center is located centrally in Maple Heights and is utilized by thousands of residents each year. The park boasts five ball diamonds, tennis courts, a large playground area, three outdoor pavilions, and plenty of parking. Two outdoor basketball courts are also available for residents use, which are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Stafford Park is also home to the Maple Heights Boys Baseball league, providing tee ball and baseball leagues for boys and girls ages 4-16 years of age. Adult Men’s, Women’s, and Coed Softball programs are offered from April through October. The High School and JV programs utilize the city ball diamonds for their home games for the fast-pitch softball and baseball programs.
Dunham Recreation Center
Dunham Recreation Center is located in the western portion of Maple Heights, with a lighted ball diamond, tennis courts, and picnic and playground area which is actively utilized by residents from spring through fall. Dunham Park has a large pavilion as well, which is home to the senior “Music in the Park” events which are held on Tuesday evenings during the summer.
Several large outdoor pavilions are available for residents use at Stafford and Dunham parks. Reservations are accepted on March 1 for the upcoming year. The basketball courts are also available for rent throughout the summer for hoop-it-up or church tournaments. Please contact the Recreation Department at 216-663-0552 for further information on its programs or the availability of pavilions/courts during the year.