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21012 Hilliard Boulevard
Rocky River, Ohio 44116

(440) 331-0600

Official website of the City of Rocky River, Ohio, providing community profile, information on local government, safety forces and education.

Rec Center Home

The City of Rocky River, Ohio – Information, Community Profile, Community News, Services, Departments and City Events.

Welcome to the Rocky River Recreation Department

Rocky River boasts ten city parks that offer baseball fields, football fields, tennis and basketball courts, playgrounds and pavilions in addition to a state-of -the-art-recreation center and a nationally accredited senior center.

Don Umerley Civic Center

21016 Hilliard Blvd.

Rocky River, OH 44116


Don Umerley Civic Center Is Open And Waiting For You! Rocky River's recreation center offers a vast array of classes, programs and activities for every age, in addition to a pool/aquatic center, gym, track and a Fitness center that has an assortment of workout and weight equipment. The Fitness Center has 2 large Aerobics/Fitness rooms and a Cycling Room. The front desk can be reached at 440-895-2599 and select option "0".  Please visit the Senior Center page for information on amenities and programs for seniors.

The Rocky River Recreation Department runs many programs and activities.  Click on the latest Program guide to see what we have to offer.

In addition to all of the recreational activities, we also have an Indoor Playground, Multi-Purpose Room And Kids Cove Baby Sitting Room.  

Memberships Are Available for anyone interested.   Fees Depend On Type And Size Of Membership. 

Civic Center Hours

April 1 - September 30

  • Monday-Thursday 5:30 AM - 9:00 PM ~ Pool closes at 8:30 PM 
  • Friday  5:30 AM - 8:00 PM ~ Pool closes at 7:30 PM
  • Saturday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM ~ Pool closes at 4:30 PM
  • Sunday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM ~ Pool closes at 3:30 PM

October 1 -March 31

  • Monday-Thursday 5:30 AM - 9:30 PM ~ Pool closes at 8:30 PM 
  • Friday  5:30 AM - 9:00 PM ~ Pool closes at 8:30 PM
  • Saturday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM ~ Pool closes at 6:30 PM
  • Sunday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM ~ Pool closes at 4:30 PM

Special Hours and Closings: 

  • New Year’s Day
  • Easter
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas
  • Closed Sundays in August
  • Open Sundays beginning on September 10