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Affiliates are supported, but not operationally funded, by Cleveland Metroparks. These outstanding, non-profit organizations depend on class fees, special events, benefactor initiatives and your financial support to operate. Your contributions and volunteer service are encouraged.

Achievement Center for Children

The center operates Camp Cheerful, a camp for physically and mentally challenged children, in Mill Stream Run Reservation.


Fine arts and crafts, lessons, juried art shows, gallery, and gift shop, located in Huntington Reservation.

Brecksville Historical Association

The society maintains Squire Rich Museum in Brecksville Reservation and holds several festivals throughout the year.

Chagrin Valley Trails and Riding Club

The club sponsors horseback riding activities.

Cleveland Archery Club

The club sponsors target archery in Mill Stream Run Reservation.

Cleveland Dragon Boat Association

The Cleveland Dragon Boat Association will operate dragon boat paddling and competition out of Rivergate Park.

Cleveland Hiking Club

Cleveland Polo Club

The club sponsors polo tournaments in South Chagrin Reservation.

Cleveland Natural Science Club

The science club meets at Look About Lodge in South Chagrin Reservation and offers monthly educational programs.

Hinckley Historical Society

The society of restoring the Worden Heritage Homestead in Hinckley Reservation.

Lake Erie Nature & Science Center

Natural science center located in Huntington Reservation with animal exhibits, Schuele Planetarium, educational programs, and wildlife rehabilitation center.

Ohio Horseman's Council - Cuyahoga County Chapter

Trail riders dedicated to preserving trails.

Olmsted Historical Society

The society maintains Frostville museum, a restored 1800s community and gift shop located off Cedar Point Road, west of Valley Parkway in Rocky River Reservation. 440-884-8844

Rocky River Stables

Provides horse riding instruction for able bodied students ages 4 years and older. We have a wide variety of horses to meet the needs of all of our riders. Rocky River Stables also provides boarding, training, and turn out for privately owned horses. Operated by Valley Riding, Inc.

The Foundry

The Foundry will operate competitive youth sailing out of Wendy Park:

Therapeutic Riding Program

A horseback riding program for physically and mentally challenged individuals offered at Brecksville and Rocky River stables.
440-526-6767 or 216-267-2525