Kidszone Activities, Camps & Clubs for toddlers through 13 years

Our Kidszone Activities mission is to provide a wide variety of programs, from academic to social programs, we provide a positive and healthy environment for today’s kids!

All classes are open to Members & Non-Residents. Child must be required age by start of class. No refund or transfers after the first day of class. If approved by the Kidszone Director, before the first class: a refund or credit for future class (each with a $15 processing fee of the original total) will be deducted. Please note: You MUST register in advance for activities and clubs no later than one week (7 days) prior to each activties start date (except for open gym). Classes fill quickly & a wait list will be taken for each activity if necessary.

Our refund policy is as follows: Refunds can be issued up to a week (7 days) before activity begins (except for Summer Camp and Activities....register by June 1 for those) with a $15 processing fee deducted from the original total. A full credit can also be issued for a future Kidszone Activity. NO REFUNDS OR TRANSFERS will be granted after this date.

The Kidszone also offers on site child care for members & guests! Please scroll down to find specific information on the hours and days under Kidszone Child Care

Click here for for a great story about our Young Ambassadors program from the December 2013 Smart Business Magazine! Pictured here are some of them visiting Brooside Estates  this past summer.

For more information, contact:Young Ambassadors at Brookside Estates
Joanna Mocho at
Phone: (440) 234-2255 ext. 1412 (call during hours of operation)

Kidszone Summer 2014 Activities

For a detailed description of classes and activities, click here

Download a form here, fill it out and bring it to the center to register!!!

The following Summer Learning Clubs (K, Level 1 & Level 2)  are held on Mondays on July 7, 14, 21 & 28.

Learning Club K

Join this club if you want to learn basic skills before starting school this fall! Refine counting skills, letter recognition, patterning and fine motor skills.

Grades: Kids entering Kindergarten in the fall

Time: 9:30-10:30 am

Fees: Members/Residents $24, Non-members $29

Learning Club Level 1

Keep skills strong in reading and math learned in grade K! Refine skills in writing, reading, early addition and listening skills with friends your age.

Grades: Kids entering 1st grade in the fall

Time: 10:45-11:45 am

Fees: Members/Residents $24, Non-members $29

Learning Club Level 2

Keep skills strong in reading and math learned in grade 1! Refine skills in writing, reading, addition/subtraction, telling time, counting money with friends your age.

Grades: Kids entering 2nd grade in the fall

Time: 12:00-1:00 pm

Fees: Members/Residents $24, Non-members $29

Summer Club

Hang out with friends your age for gym play, structured play, story time, simple crafts and more! No snacks please.

Ages: 3-4

Days/Dates:  Tuesdays & Thursdays on July 8/10, July 15/17, Ju;ly 22/24 & July 29/31.

Time: 12:00-2:00 pm

Fees: Members/residents $12, non-members/non-residents $17

Summer Camps '14

Let us put your mind at ease and help you with your child care needs this summer with our annual summer camp program! Each of the 6 different camps have different themes but all are comprised of swimming (indoor only for K-1st grade), structured gym games, free play, group games, playground trips and much more! Lunch is provided each day (pizza and fresh fruit on Tue/Thur and chicken strips and fresh fruit on Wed with fruit juices/water). Please do NOT pack a lunch without speaking to the director if your child has special dietary needs.

Ages: Children entering K (must be age 5 and potty-trained) thru grade 8

Days/Dates:  Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays on July 8-10 (Mad Scientists), July 15-17 (Olympics With a Twist, July 22-24 (Creative Campers) & July 29-31 (Water Works).

Time: 9:00 am-2:00 pm with an option of extended care until 3 for an extra $10 per week and you must register in advance for this option.

Fees: Members/residents $45 ($35 for siblings), non-members/non-residents $55 ($45 for siblings).

For Junior Counselors (those entering grades 6-8 in the fall) the fees are $15 for members/residents & $20 for non-members/non-residents. This group will have themed activities, swimming, gym games, outdoor activities, library visits, trips to Wendy's and "lending a hand" with younger campers during craft/gym time.

Young Ambassadors

Do you have an interest in being an active role model in your city? Come join this group of students that were recognized in 2013 Smart Business Magazine as young philanthropists!

The Rec. Dept. is actively seeking the service of students (boys and girls) ages 10-14/entering 5-8 grade. Do you have an interest in being a youth role model and representative of our city? You'll have a chance to engage in a variety of service experiences, work with others, learn to solve problems and make a difference! Some service projects may be outside of meeting time (eg. Summer in the City Parade).

Ages: 10-13

Days/Dates:  Fridays until 8/2

Time: 10:00 am-12:00 pm

Fees: Members/residents $30, non-members/non-residents $37

Kidszone Fall 2014 Activities

For a detailed description of classes and activities, click here

Download a form here, fill it out and bring it to the center to register!!!

Kids Korner

Enroll your child in a fun, safe, structured learning environment for kids in! Weekly themes, activity sheets, computer time, fine & gross motor skills all integrated to enhance early learning! Child(ren) should be able to sit and listen to a short story, feel comfortable holding a writing utensil and follow simple instructions. Snacks are permitted (see enrollment receipt). Does not need to be potty trained but parent will be notified if bathroom assistance is needed. Class meets for 14 weeks. Click here for a detailed description of the class.

Ages: 3-5 (must be 3 by October 1, 2014)

Dates/Fees: Tue. & Thur. from 9/3-12/11 for $350 (residents and members) & $371 (non-residents); Wed. from 9/4-12/10 for $172 (residents and members) & $186 (non-residents); Tue., Wed. & Thur. from 9/3-12/11 for $515 (residents and members) & $557 (non-residents).

Time: 11:15 am-2 pm

Saturday Sitters

Parents enjoy a night out! Drop your child off at "our house". 4 hours of fun! The night includes gym, craft, movie and pizza party. (Must be potty trained to attend-no pull-up permitted). 

Ages: 3-9

Dates: 9/20, 10/18, 11/15 & 12/20

Time: 4-8 pm

Fee: $10 per child3rd sibling FREE, 4th Sibling $5

Jr. Sitters

Are you looking for some "sitting" experience? If so, please consider enrolling on our Jr. Sitters program.Must be eager to lend a hand!

Ages: 10-13

Dates: 9/20, 10/18, 11/15 & 12/20

Time: 4-8 pm

Fee: $5

Friday Fun Nights

Hang out with friends! Toss the football, shoot hoops, play volleyball, swim & play Xbox Kinect on a 5ft x 8ft screen in the Rec-Room. Pizza and drink will be provided during these 4 hours of fun monitored by staff.  You are premitted to bring extra money for snack bar but it is not necessary. No Refunds or Transfers

Age: 8 years & up

Dates: 9/5, 10/3, 11/7 & 12/5

Time: 5-9 pm

Fee: $7 member/resident $9 Non Resident/Non Member

Santa Shoppers

Let your kids enjoy some holiday fun while you tackle the koliday shopping!! Kids will become busy elves as we make holiday crafts & games. Pizza 7 Drink will be provided. We will conclude the day with a holiday movie on our 8 ft. screen with hot chocolate & cookies. Weencourage kids to come dressed in comfy pajamas/clothes & running shoes! Ages 3 & up (must be potty-trained to attend). 

Age: 3-10 year olds

Dates: TBA

Time: 2-6 pm

Fee: $12 per child (3rd sibling $6)

Open Gym for Runners/Walkers

Come play using all of our toys in gym! Parents can work out or relax in the center while their kids are busy at play. NO registration required-show up that day for activity.  Please try not to arrive any later than 10:15 am. (Child must have mastered independent walking skills). Parents are not permitted in the gym. No flip flops, boots or barefeet permitted - only soft-soled shoes. No drinks or snacks. It is recommended that a punchcard be purchased for $18 for (9) visits. (No class when Berea City Schools are off)

Ages: 1 1/2-5 years

Day: Monday, 9/8-12/9

Time:  10:15-11:15 am

Fees: $2 per child & $1 for each sibling

Wee World

Ready to start a little structured play with your toddler?  This activity will provide both group and free play.  Simple theme, craft, and story will be provided. NO EXCEPTIONS must be ready to participate without parents’ assistance.

Ages: 2 -3 years

Day: Monday, 9/8-12/8

Time: 9:05-10:05 am

Move & Groove

Experience learning through song & dance! Enroll in this activity that will enhance necessary skills for toddlers/preschoolers. Time provided for “instrument play”, listening to various types of music and free play with friends. Class meets for 13 weeks.

Ages: 2 1/2-4 years

Day: Tuesday, 9/9-12/9

Time: 10:15-11:15 am

Shapes, Colors & Ryhmes

Have fun playing while reinforcing colors, shapes and rhymes. Will have short story and/or song to make activity complete.

Ages: 2 1/2-4 years

Day: Wednesday, 9/10-12/10

Time: 9:05-10:05 am

Learning Letters

So many letters to learn! Activity will select letters to explore each week through structured activities, crafts & play.  Only for the eager early learner! Class meets for 13 weeks.

Ages: 2 1/2-4 years

Day: Tuesday, 9/9-12/9

Time: 9:05--10:05 am

Knowing Numbers

Learn & refine recognition of numbers!  Play games, simple craft and short stories all utilized to reinforce number concepts. Small amount of free time provided too! Class meets for 13 weeks.

Ages: 2 1/2-4 years

Day: Thursday, 9/11-12/11

Time: 9:05-10:05 am

Creativity Corner

Let your creativity flourish making "our house" a mess and not yours! Practice fine gross motor skills of cutting, gluing and utilizing a variety of writing utensils necessary for pre-school. Creat seasonal crafts, painting & constructing various frafts, week to week! Class meets for 13 weeks.

Ages: 3-5 years

Day: Thursday, 9/11-12/11

Time: 10:15 am-11:15 am

Get Going

Join us for a structured activity that involves moving your body! “Break a sweat” and stay healthy with age appropriate skills. Activity includes group games, individual refinement all centered on gross motor skills. Tennis shoes only please. Class meets for 13 weeks.

Ages: 3-5 years

Day: Monday, 9/8-12/8

Time: 9:05-10:05 am

Leading with Reading

Story time is made fun through short stories & structured activities. Requires good "listening ears" and to be able to sit for a short period. Learn to recognize sight words, participate in group discussions all while creating a passion for reading. Class meets for 13 weeks.

Ages: 3-5 years

Day: Monday, 9/8-12/8

Time: 10:15-11:15 am

Explore & More

Hands on fun in this activity!  Join friends, ask questions, make predictions and see what happens with simple experiments.  Short amount of free time provided too!  Great for the child with a curious spirit! Class meets for 13 weeks.

Ages: 3-5 years

Day:  Wednesday, 9/10-12/10

Time: 10:15-11:15 am    

Kidszone Child Care

The community center is happy to provide child care services to members and guests using the center. The Kidszone room is available for children ages newborn through 9 years.

The fee is $2 per hour. Each additional sibling costs $1 per hour (full hour will be charged regardless of the duration of stay). Punch cards valued at $20 can be purchased for $18 in The Kidszone Room. The parent/guardian must be physically in the center while the child is in The Kidszone area.

Hours for child care are:

  • Monday-Friday from 9:00 to 11 a.m. (til Noon in June, July & August) and 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.
  • Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Child care is not available on Sundays.

For more information, contact:
Joanna Mocho at
Phone: (440) 234-2255 ext. 1412 (call during hours of operation)

Members/Residents $23, Non-members $27