Affiliates are supported, but not operationally funded, by Cleveland Metroparks. These outstanding, nonprofit organizations depend on class fees, special events, benefactor initiatives and your financial support to operate. Your contributions and volunteer service are encouraged.
Achievement Centers for Children, Camp Cheerful
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 festivals throughout the year.
Brooklyn Exchange Cabin
Operated by the Brooklyn Exchange Club. Offers cabin rental in Hinckley Reservation to raise funds for bettering community and youth groups.
Crooked River Archers
The club sponsors target archery in Brecksville Reservation.
Cleveland Dragon Boat Association
The Cleveland Dragon Boat Association operates dragon boat paddling and competition at Rivergate Park, Lakefront Reservation.
Cleveland Hiking Club
Offers group hikes for at various locations throughout Cleveland Metroparks with varying degrees of distance and difficulty.
Cleveland Natural Science Club
The science club meets at Look About Lodge in South Chagrin Reservation and offers monthly educational programs.
Lake Erie Nature & Science Center
Natural science center located in Huntington Reservation with animal exhibits, Schuele Planetarium, educational programs, and wildlife rehabilitation center.
Olmsted Historical Society
The society maintains Frostville museum, a restored 1800s community and gift shop located in Rocky River Reservation.
Rocky River Stables/Valley Riding, Inc.
Provides horse riding instruction, as well as therapeutic riding for physically and mentally challenged individuals. Also provides boarding, training, and turn out for privately owned horses. Operated by Valley Riding, Inc. in Rocky River Reservation.
The Foundry operates competitive youth sailing at Wendy Park, Lakefront Reservation.