Recreational Programs

Summer 2014 - registration form
Please be aware of our registration process:
Registration fees for all summer Recreation Programs need to be taken to the Chardon Municipal Center, Attn: Recreation Department, 111 Water Street, Chardon, OH 44024, Monday thru Friday; 8:00am to 5:00pm. Mail in registrations may be sent to the address above. Payments may be made with check or cash. After the hours listed above, payments may be placed in the Water & Sewer drop off box at the back of the parking lot of the Chardon Municipal Center. Only General Admission payment will be accepted at the swimming pool.

Pool Hours & Fees - 316 Maple Ave.
Swimming Lessons - Youth
Water Exercise programs for Adults
Swim Team
Day Camp
Tennis Lessons - TBD
Tennis Camp - TBD
Mini Golf 
Concerts in the Park 
Summer Events 
Recreation Facilities 
Track Club & Clinic


Lake Health - Point to Point 10/20 Miler


Winter 2014
Boys Basketball grades 1 thru 8 



Fall 2013
Girls Basketball grades 1 thru 8
Girls Volleyball grades 5 & 6
Adult Coed Volleyball (18 and over)
Adult Men’s Basketball (30 and over) 
Girls Basketball Travel Team tryouts 
Chardon Youth Wrestling



Facilities Forms
Parade/Assemblage/Gazebo permit
Mel Harder Park permit
Chalet permit 
Log Cabin Permit - (for use by Chardon based, non-profit groups only)
Loud Speaker permit   






parkSkate Park
The Skate Park is located between the swimming pool and the sand volleyball courts, off Maple Avenue. The Chardon Community Action Team / H.A.N.D.S. donated the Skate Board Park to the City of Chardon. Use of the Skate Park is free. The park is open from 8am to 10pm. No bicycles are allowed inside this non-smoking facility. To keep the facility in respectable condition, skate boarders and roller bladers are asked to supervise their own behavior. Use of the Skate Park is at your own risk. Use of appropriate safety equipment is encouraged. The Police Department monitors this facility.

220 Basquin Drive
Chardon, Ohio 44024

The Chalet holds 50 people and is available for rent to CITY OF CHARDON RESIDENTS for a $25 fee and NON-RESIDENTS for a $45 fee (Fee covers 4 hours of use. $5 each additional hour. A $50 refundable deposit is also required. (Check and Cash are accepted)  Please note, there are no kitchen facilities available. 


The Chalet is open to the general public from 12 noon - 5 pm on weekends during the winter months and when school is not in session and is not available for private party rentals during that time.

For more information on reserving the Chalet, contact the office of the City Manager at 440-286-2600.  The application, rental fee, and seperate security deposit must be received in order to reserve a date for a private party rental.  

Application for use of the Chalet

melMel Harder Park
12519 Chardon Windsor Rd.

Located on the east side of Chardon on South Hambden Street, Mel Harder Park is a twelve-acre park that was dedicated to former Cleveland Indians pitcher, Mel Harder. The park currently provides baseball fields, playground, gazebo, picnic tables, and grills.

The park, which is available for public use, is open during daylight hours from spring through fall.

Contact the City Manager's office at 286-2600 to reserve an area of the park or download the application form .


Chardon Soccer Club (not a City sponsored program)

Chardon Baseball Information (not a City sponsored program)

Chardon Girls Softball Information (not a City sponsored program)


Chardon Girls Youth Basketball

For additional information about the City of Chardon's Recreation Programs, contact Joe Rodriguez, Director of Parks and Recreation, at 440-286-2630 or e-mail at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .