Northeast Ohio weather changes frequently and Cleveland is lucky to have some of the best Extreme Sports and Recreation Spots in Ohio. Skiing, snowboarding, skateboarding and rollerblading are top favorites among Clevelanders. From beginners to the most skilled athlete, Cleveland has a place for you and your family.
Lakewood (Outdoor) Skate Park
14530 Lake Ave.
Lakewood, Ohio 44107
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Hours: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (weather permitting)
Children younger than 12 must have a helmet and adult supervision
For the true extreme skater, the City of Lakewood’s skate park for rollerblading and skateboarding offers a little taste of the extreme for any age. It’s a skate-at-your-own-risk facility, but offers lessons for at any skill level with examples of tips and tricks to teach everyone how to be extreme. Protective gear is recommended.
14700 Snow Road
Brookpark, OH 44142
2224 Fairless Dr.
Lorain, OH 44055
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For extreme biking, rollerblading and skateboarding, Chenga’s two locations are the perfect choice for indoor extreme sports. Both Chenga locations require visitors to submit a release form, wear helmets and be older than age 8. No extreme walking shoes and no moustaches. Chenga is extreme, but not that extreme.
Cleveland Rock Gym
21200 St. Clair Ave.
Euclid, OH 44117
Hours: Mon to Fri – 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Sat and Sun – noon to 6 p.m.
Cleveland Rock Gym offers climbers an experience for everyone from beginners to advanced. Upon arrivial, each participant must take a belay test to determine skill level and complete a waiver. Make a reservation for your first visit to be sure staff is ready to get you started. Birthday parties, group events and belay classes are offered with reservations.
Address based on reserved dive
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The ultimate in Cleveland sports is Skydiving Cleveland, where extremists free fall at 120 miles per hour. Reservations and gift certificates are available for tandem diving and accelerated free fall, as well as courses in seven stages of skydiving. Tandem dives are available seven days a week, allowing budding extremists to feel the fear without the terrifying responsibility of pulling the cord.
Boston Mills and Brandywine Ski Resorts
7100 Riverview Rd.
Peninsula, OH 44264
1146 W. Highland Rd.
Sagamore Hills, OH 44067
Owned and operated by the same management team, Boston Mills and Brandywine are two seperate locations. They are located within five minutes of each other. Skiing, Snowboarding, Polar Blast, lessons and a complete selection of resort services. Both resorts are easily accessed via I-77, I-271, Route 8, I-80/Ohio Turnpike, Route 82, Route 21 and Route 303.
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