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. 

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:



Robert Pochatek
Director of Recreation

Guy Turner
Recreation Supervisor

Kevin Duresky
Recreation Supervisor 

Carol Roman CPO
Aquatic Supervisor


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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