FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
BOB ROTATORI - 216-635-3263 - or -
DAN CRANDALL - 216-635-327
Stroll on in, take a look around and then picture spending the
Cleveland Metroparks Ledge Pool & Recreation Area hosts an
�Open House� on Saturday, May 12 from noon to 4 p.m. in Hinckley
Reservation in Hinckley Township.
Enjoy complimentary refreshments while strolling the
grounds. Visitors can purchase season passes, learn about
pool party packages and sign up for swimming lessons. See the
area's attractions, including the heated 80- by 100-foot stainless
steel pool, fishing along the Ledge Lake shore, picnic areas, and
sand volleyball and basketball courts.
The swimming season at Ledge Pool officially begins Saturday,
May 26 and continues through Sunday, August 19. The pool is
open for public swimming from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., daily (the pool
opens at noon when swimming lessons are in session). A daily
admission fee or season pass access is required to enter the pool
Daily admission fees: adults, ages 12 and over - $5,
children, ages 6 - 11 - $4, and children, ages 5 and under and
senior citizens, ages 62 and over - free.
2012 season passes are good for unlimited use of the pool and
cost $70 for individuals and $110 for families in the Tax District
(Cuyahoga County & Hinckley Twp. residents), and $80 for
individuals and $140 for non-Tax District families. There is
also a Childcare Provider/Additional Family Member Pass for $30 per
person. A family pass is good for up to two adults and
children, ages 21 and younger, limited to six immediate family
members all residing at the same residence. Season passes can
be purchased in person at Ledge Pool and online at "http://www.clevelandmetroparks.com/">www.clevelandmetroparks.com.
While at the Open House, visitors can also sign up for
�Learn to Swim� programs at Ledge Pool offered this summer.
The American Red Cross-certified lessons, available to beginners
and intermediate swimmers, are offered the weeks of June 11 through
August 11. In addition to the daytime swim classes, there are
a limited number of evening classes available, too. Space is
limited. Lesson fees are $38 per session for season pass
holders and $58 for all others. Private lessons can also be
arranged. For more information on swimming lessons, call
Pool Parties are also available at Ledge Pool. Family and
friends can celebrate any special occasion in a reserved area with
picnic tables for up to 3 hours. Food packages are available
through the on-site Ledge Rock Caf�, too! Pool Party pricing
information can be obtained by calling 440-331-8111.
The Recreation Area also features three Reserved Group Picnic
Shelters equipped with grills and picnic tables. The picnic
shelters are available to reserve for group use year-round, and can
be reserved up to one year in advance on a first-come, first-served
basis. A non-refundable fee is charged to reserve a picnic
shelter, which is available for picnicking from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
during the swimming season. During the swimming season,
advance sale swim tickets may also be purchased at $3.50 each
(minimum of 10 tickets) for groups using the reserved group
shelters, and should be purchased two weeks prior to the event
date. The Ledge Pool concession facility and the three picnic
shelters are also reservable during the non-swimming season.
The Recreation Area is open to the public year-round. To
reserve a picnic shelter and for more information on reservable
picnic areas, call the Park District Visitor Services Division at
For more information on pool hours, season passes, pool parties,
swimming lessons, rules and regulations, or other general Ledge
Pool information, call 440-331-8111 or stop in at the �Open
Ledge Pool & Recreation Area is located at 1151 Ledge Road
in Hinckley Reservation, west of State Road and east of Kellogg
Road in HinckleyTownship.
Start thinking of summer fun by getting a sneak preview at Ledge
Pool & Recreation Area's �Open House� in Cleveland
Metroparks - part of your life, naturally!