Berea Recreation Center

Mission Statement

The City of Berea Department of Recreation and Community Services exists to provide services that are creative, beneficial and responsive to the needs of the community. We strive to maintain safe and clean facilities with a staff that shall adhere to the highest professional standards. With a strong commitment to excellence, we will aspire to enhance the overall quality of life by establishing and promoting healthy lifestyle, personal growth, sportsmanship and family participation. 

The Berea Recreation Center is now a Certified Silver Sneakers program facility. We offer memberships and daily classes. Please check out our monthly fitness calendar for class times.
Silver Sneakers application is located in our membership/guest fees page.

Job Openings
LIFEGUARD and/or Water Safety Instructor

Please visit the employment section for an application. Please send or turn in the completed application to the Berea Recreation Center.

ATTENTION PARENTS:  Youth ages 15 and under are required to leave the Recreation Center at 7:30 pm unless participating in an organized Rec Center activity or accompanied and directly supervised by a parent or guardian. This rule applies only on evenings before a school day. (Using the Berea City Schools calendar).

Berea Recreation Center

451 Front Street
Berea, Ohio 44017

Contact Information:

Phone: 440-826-5890
Fax: 440-891-3389
Activity/Rain-out Hotline:


Marty Compton
Recreation Director

Guy Turner

Recreation Supervisor

Keith Wilson
Youth Sports Commissioner

Carol Roman
Aquatics Supervisor & Program Coordinator

Lori Jakobsky
Recreation Administrator


Recreation Center Hours:

Labor Day - Memorial Day

Monday - Friday
5:30 am - 9 pm

7 am - 5 pm

10 am - 5 pm

*Youth under the age of 15 MUST leave the facility by 7:30 p.m. Monday though Thursday during the school year unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.


 *The Indoor Pool closes 30 minutes before the closing time of the facility.

Holiday Schedule

New Years Eve
7 am - 11 am

New Years Day 

Memorial Day 

4th of July

Labor Day

Thanksgiving Day 
7 am - 11am

Christmas Eve 
7 am - 11 am 

Christmas Day 

ALL hours are subject to change.

City of Berea - 11 Berea Commons - Berea, Ohio 44017 - (440)826-5800
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