Things to Do in Beachwood, Ohio

Things to Do in Beachwood, Ohio
Beachwood is an eastern suburb of Cleveland that has parks, golf clubs and shopping centers. This community offers a welcome respite for travelers tired of navigating Cleveland's congested streets and highways. As Beachwood continues to grow, the city's parks system and outdoor events will grow to match the demands of residents. In the meantime, travelers to Beachwood, Ohio, can find plenty of activities to keep their itineraries full.

Beachwood City Park

The Beachwood City Park features an East and West section running along Shaker Boulevard. The East section of Beachwood City Park is intersected by a 1.6-mile gravel trail for biking, walking and running. The West section features a paved mile-long trail running past a 70-foot sledding hill. Travelers gather their friends for barbecues and parties at the park's 50-person shelter. Beachwood City Park is home to mallards, red-eyed blackbirds and other wild birds popular among outdoor enthusiasts.
Beachwood City Park
25325 Fairmount Blvd.
Beachwood, OH 44122
(216) 292-1970
beachwoodohio.com/park.html

Beachwood Family Aquatic Center

Travelers enjoy access to the Beachwood Family Aquatic Center as season members and guests of city residents. The aquatic center features five winding slides leading into a swirling vortex of water in the main pool. The Beachwood Family Aquatic Center contains eight 25 m swimming lanes used by swimmers of all experience levels to practice their strokes. Divers refining their forms use the 1 m and 3 m diving boards maintained by the aquatic center. The Beachwood Family Aquatic Center offers a dining area plus multiple shaded spaces for post-swim relaxation.
Beachwood Family Aquatic Center
25125 Fairmount Blvd.
Beachwood, OH 44122
(216) 292-1973
beachwoodohio.com/bfac.html

Geiger's Ski & Sport Haus

Skiers, cyclists and snowboarders flock to Geiger's Ski & Sport Haus just east of Beachwood in Chagrin Falls. The Ski & Sport Haus offers ski and snowboard rentals for travelers hitting regional ski hills. Experienced skiers and snowboarders improve their skills on the slopes with ski tuneups and boot fittings from Geiger's sales professionals. This specialty shop employs a clothing consultant to assist customers with jacket, goggle and snow pants purchases. Geiger's Ski & Sport Haus handles equipment trade-ins for travelers trying to upgrade their equipment on the road.
Geiger's Ski & Sport Haus
50 Shopping Plaza
Chagrin Falls, OH 44022
(440) 247-4900
shopgeigers.com/chagrinfalls.html

Preston's H.O.P.E.

Preston's H.O.P.E is a kids' park run by the Mandel Jewish Community Center in Beachwood, Ohio. The centerpiece of this park is The Imagination Village, a series of miniature buildings and homes connected by bike trails. Preston's H.O.P.E features a Water and Sand play area where kids build sand castles, slide into sand pits and play in the Dinosaur Dig area. The Play Theater features a stage and outline of a castle where kids put on plays for their parents.
Preston's H.O.P.E.
26001 South Woodland Rd.
Beachwood, OH 44122
(216) 464-0041
prestonshope.com

Article Written By Nicholas Katers

Nicholas Katers has been a freelance writer since 2006. He teaches American history at Carroll University in Waukesha, Wis. His past works include articles for "CCN Magazine," "The History Teacher" and "The Internationalist" magazine. Katers holds a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in American history from University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, respectively.

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