City of Bay Village Summer Events

CONSTRUCTION UPDATES

Wolf Road construction will begin on June 6. The first phase will widen the road to the south to accommodate dedicated bike lanes on both sides of the road. As a reminder, travel on Wolf Road between Dover Center and Clague will be eastbound only for the duration of the project, with westbound travel detoured to Lake Road. Other detours will be implemented as needed, please follow all posted signs.

 Ashton Lane Bridge construction will also begin on June 6, with complete road closure for 90 days. Local access will be permitted and detours around the project will be posted. 

For these and all other construction updates, please be sure to visit the city website for up-to-date information.

Three significant road and bridge projects in the city will affect vehicle traffic this year. The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) will resurface Lake Road from the Rocky River border to Columbia Road and replace the Ashton Lane bridge. Cuyahoga County will resurface Wolf Road from Clague Road to Sutcliffe Drive.

  • Wolf Road – Cuyahoga County will resurface Wolf Road from Clague Road to just east of Cahoon Road and from Cahoon Road west to Sutcliffe. Dedicated bike lanes will be included on each side of the roadway from Dover Center to Clague Roads by widening Wolf Road on the south side, diagram below. Sidewalks will not be impacted except where crosswalk ramps need to be updated to current ADA standards. While Cuyahoga County anticipated that this project would be completed over two years, the contract was recently awarded to a firm that has the resources to complete it in 2022. Construction will begin around June 6 and last until the end of November. To achieve this timeline, one-way eastbound trafficwill be maintained for the duration of the construction project from Dover Center Road to Clague Road. Westbound Wolf Road traffic will be detoured onto Lake Road. There will be temporary detours posted for short periods when construction is occurring in front of the Bay Middle School and Bay Square commercial area. Wolf Road residents will be notified if/when your driveway access will be impacted. If a portion of your driveway apron is removed during the construction process, it will be replaced with the same material that was removed. As part of this project, Clague Road will be restriped from Wolf Road to Lake Road to include bike lanes on both sides. These changes were recommended in the Bay Village Master Plan completed with the Cuyahoga County Planning Commission in 2016. Improvements to the Wolf/Cahoon Road intersection are covered under a separate contract as federal funds were received for this portion of roadway. Construction for this intersection will take place in 2023.
  • Lake Road – The Ohio Department of Transportation will repave Lake Road from the Rocky River border to Columbia Road. The project is expected to start in early July (after Independence Day) and be completed by Labor Day. Traffic will be maintained eastbound and westbound with flagging. Please allow extra travel time for delays.
  • Ashton Lane Bridge – The Ashton Lane bridge across Porter Creek is scheduled for replacement beginning on June 6 with completion estimated in early November. Ashton Lane will be closed for 90 days beginning on June 6. Traffic will be detoured to Bassett, Wolf, and Bradley as signed.

City Services

Trash, recycling, bulk pickup, brush, and leaf collection services for all affected residents will be maintained during construction. Place your trash and recycling cans and other items near the street as you currently do, or as close as possible without entering the construction area.

Construction Updates

Updates on all these projects will be posted on the city website, linked in the home page spotlight and the Service Department page. You may also contact the Service Department at 440-871-1221 or email them here

Wolf Road project diagram (from Dover Center to Clague Road, approximate distances)

FOOD TRUCK FRIDAYS HAVE STARTED!

Join us 11:30am until 2:00pm in the lot behind City Hall

In case of inclement weather, trucks will park at the front doors of the Dwyer Senior Center at 300 Bryson Lane

June 3 – Smokin’ Rock n’ Roll & Smokin’ Rock n’ Roll on Ice – Click here to view their menu!

June 10 – Parilya & CLE Cookie Dough

See the entire schedule HERE.

FREE Ice Cream

Sponsored by the Howard Hanna Bay Village office

Celebrate the last day of school with a FREE ice cream event!

Thursday, June 2nd from 3:00 pm until 4:00 pm

School staff as well as school age children and their families are invited to stop by the BAYarts parking lot, located at 28795 Lake Road to celebrate the last day of school and kickoff the start of summer with a FREE ice cream treat!

Pot-a-Plant Potluck

Sponsored by the Bay Village Women’s Club

Kick off the summer with a fun, free event open to the public!

Thursday – June 9, 2022 at Noon in the Community Room at the Bay Village Police Department (28000 Wolf Road)

Bring a salad or dessert to share at the potluck, and a pot or hanging basket filled with dirt. The flowers will be provided for you to plant a creative, colorful planter to enjoy in your outdoor space. Contact Bay Village Women’s Club President Nancy Trainer at 440-334-7539 with any questions.

Backyard Compost Seminar

Sponsored by Bay Village Green Team & Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District

June 15, 2022 from 7:00 pm until 8:00 pm in the Police Department Community Room, located at 28000 Wolf Road

Learn the Science of backyard composting and receive instructions on how to compost at this FREE event that is open to the public. Registration is required using this link Compost equipment will be available for purchase at the end of the class, or by pre-order.

Remember to RECYCLE Your Cardboard!

Cardboard is a form of paper that can be reused to make a number of products, mostly more cardboard. Examples of cardboard types you can recycle: Moving Boxes, Food Boxes, Shipping Boxes, Envelopes & Folders. Please make sure the cardboard you put in your recycling container:

  • Isn’t contaminated by food, liquid, or waste.
  • Shipping labels and packing tape is removed.
  • Milk cartons are empty, clean, and dry.

Tip: Flatten your cardboard to make space for more recyclables!

NOW OPEN! Bay Village Family Aquatic Center

Our residents-only outdoor pool facility is the coolest place to be when the weather gets hot! Whether you choose to come for a day or join us for the whole summer, there is plenty of diving, sliding, splishing, and splashing to entertain the whole family!

Located in the heart of the city in Cahoon Memorial Park, the BVFAC is home to the Bay Village Recreation Summer Swim Team and offers swimming, diving, and water aerobics lessons for all ages and skill levels. BVFAC amenities include: 2 slides (speed flume and loop flume), diving boards (1 and 3 meter), splash and spray water features with slide, and toddler area. HOURS ARE WEATHER PERMITTING AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Annual membership or daily admission fees apply. Visit this link for more details on the facility and fees.

POOL HOURS are Monday through Friday from 12:00 until 8:00 pm. Saturdays from 10:30 am until 8:00 pm and CLOSED Sundays

TODDLER AREA operates Monday through Friday from 10:30 am until 8:00 pm. Saturdays from 10:30am until 8:00 pm

PLAYGROUND AREA operates Monday through Friday from 12:00 pm until 8:00 pm. Saturdays from 10:30am until 8:00 pm

Historical Homes Walks

with Bay Village Historical Society and Cleveland Hiking Club

Cleveland Hiking Club Member Stephanie West, will be leading 2 historical home walks. Each walking tour will feature 8 to 9 homes, including some Sears homes and some homeowners will briefly speak. These are walking tours, please wear comfortable shoes and prepare to cover roughly 6 miles in about 3 hours time. No R.S.V.P. needed.

Thursday, June 2, 2022 at 8:00 am starting from Reese Park, 586 Clague Road – OR –

Thursday, June 9, 2022 at 8:00 am starting from the Cahoon Memorial Park Gazebo, 27600 Lake Road

Free Self-Defense for Females Course

Hosted by the Bay Village Police Department

June 13th, 14th, 20th and 21st. from 6:00 pm until 9:00pm in Bay Village Police Department Community Room at 28000 Wolf Road

Join officers from the Bay Village Police Department in learning practical self-defense in the event of an attack. This 12-hour female only course is aimed at providing risk reduction strategies and key fundamentals of self-defense by the department’s certified defensive tactics instructors. Class is open to Bay Village residents and limited to 20 students. All 4 classes are mandatory and you must register by June 6th. Contact Detective Kelly Uber for more information, or to register.

Household Hazardous Waste & Bulk Drop Off

June 24 from 7:30am until 3:00pm at the Service Garage (31300 Naigle Road)

Residents of Bay Village can drop off Household Hazardous Waste, and the same Bulk Items that can be put out for regular Bulk Pickup

Acceptable Items: Oil based paint products, paint thinners, pesticides, pool chemicals, automotive fluids, etc.

Unacceptable Items: Latex paints, ammunition, medical waste, smoke detectors, TV/VCR/DVD etc. Tires will only be accepted during the August 26th Drop Off Event

Check in at Service Dept. Office prior to unloading; this is self-serve and items must be off-loaded by the person dropping off.

For more details, please contact the Service Department 440-871-1221 (No drop offs permitted after hours)

BAY DAYS!

Open daily from Noon until 10:30 pm

Thursday, June 30 through Saturday, July 2 and Monday, July 4

$20 one price ride ticket for all rides each day from Noon until 5:00 pm

  • June 30– Live Music (Perfect Choice) at Gazebo – 7:00 pm
  • July 1– Classic Car Cruise-In at Cahoon Park with DJ Cadillac Mike – 5:00 pm and Live Music (The Geeze Cats) at Gazebo – 7:00 pm
  • July 2– Vintage Baseball Game (Bay Men’s Club Villagers vs Whiskey Island Shamrocks) at south end of Cahoon Park – 2:00 pm and Live Music (Bay Village Community Band) at Gazebo – 7:00 pm
  • July 4– Kids 1 mile Fun Run – 8:30 am; Bay Days 5 Mile Run – 8:45am; Children’s Bike, Trike, and Wagon Parade at Gazebo – 11:30 am; Live Music (Hubb’s Groove) at Gazebo – 7:00 pm; Gala Fireworks Display at 9:45 pm

Rose Hill Museum and Reuben Osborn Learning Center Open for the Season

Learn about important elements in Bay Village history

Sundays 2-4:30pm

“A Nod to the Past” and exhibits detailing the career of Eliot Ness and the criminal case of Sam Sheppard are on display. Admission is FREE and group tours can be arranged. Visit them on the web, at 27715 Lake Road or call the Historical Society at 216-386-5997.

Senior Living and Health Expo

Friday, August 26 from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm at the Bay Village Senior Center

Admission is FREE! A variety of vendors will be available to provide information and answer questions. Health screenings will be available, including balance, hearing, and glucose testing. Sweet treats will be available on behalf of Rose Senior Living and a delicious lunch will be provided by Brookdale Senior Living to those who register in advance. Call 440-835-6565 to register.

Expo will include representatives from senior living facilities, specialists in relocation services, hospice care representatives, home healthcare resources, insurance consultants, blood pressure checks, hearing screenings, glucose testing, cholesterol testing, balance screenings, and stroke testing.

Immediate Vacancy to be filled on the COMMUNITY SERVICES ADVISORY BOARD

This board consists of eight members (appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by a majority of the members of Council), with each member serving a three year term. The Community Services Advisory Board meets quarterly, or more frequently as deemed necessary, for the purpose of advising and assisting the Director in the establishment of policies and procedures with respect to prospective programs or activities.

In partnership with individuals, as well as public and private agencies, the Bay Village Community Services Department has established social, educational, and wellness programs for older adults and provides services for many issues facing our aging population: health, family and social service needs, low income or financial hardship needs, senior transportation, aging in place assistance, even Meals on Wheels.

Position open until filled. Interested candidates should forward their resume to the Mayor’s Office c/o Katie DeSan, Executive Assistant to the Mayor. Submissions may be mailed to: 350 Dover Center Road Bay Village, Ohio 44140 or emailed to: kdesan@cityofbayvillage.com

Visit BAYarts!

Located at 28795 Lake Road in the beautiful Huntington Reservation of Cleveland Metroparks, they were founded in 1948 by local artists seeking community, “Baycrafters” was known for quality art education and creative events. In 2006 the name was changed to BAYarts to reflect the fresh programming and revitalized organization. With over 65,000 visitors each year, BAYarts has become a premier west side cultural destination.

From adult and childrens classes, camps, event space, gallery shows, fun events, volunteer opportunities and so much more, visit BAYarts on the web today to check out all they have to offer, or to volunteer, email Beth at BAYarts.

Village Project

Village Project is Hiring! To learn more about those jobs or their upcoming events, visit their website. Serving Avon, Avon Lake, Bay Village, Rocky River and Westlake, the Village Project comes together as a community of all ages to provide nourishing meals and extended care and service to our neighbors who are experiencing cancer. We provide a vehicle to approach the devastating disease of cancer in a positive, hopeful manner by utilizing individual gifts and talents of volunteers, giving all the opportunity to experience the joy of serving.

Lake Erie Nature & Science Center Summer Programs

Check out the Summer 2022 Family Programs at the

LAKE ERIE NATURE & SCIENCE CENTER | 28728 Wolf Road | 440-871-2900 |

Visit them on the web by clicking here!

Community Car Seat Check Program

Third Thursday of every month from 2pm until 5pm at the Bay Village Fire Department 28100 Wolf Road

A recent study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that an estimated 46% of car seats and booster seats are misused in a way that could reduce their effectiveness. In an effort to help parents ensure their child’s safety when in a vehicle, UH St. John Medical Center has partnered with local Fire Departments to offer a car seat safety program. They have trained a number of nurses, healthcare workers, and trauma coordinators as certified Child Safety Passenger Technicians (CPST) who can help communities provide parents and caregivers a resource to get their car seats checked or to help them install car seats before (or after) a child is born.

The CPSTs will check the seat, show parents and caregivers how it works, install it, and answer any questions, including how long children should be in the car seat and when to move to them on to the booster seat level. The goal is to ensure that parents and caregivers are educated and comfortable so they can install the car seat themselves.

To learn more about car seat installation, or to schedule an appointment with a CPS Technician, call 440-827-5440

Bay Village Senior Transportation Available

Weekdays 8:30am – 4:00pm

  • Bay Village residents, age 60 or older who have no alternate means of transportation
  • Knickerbocker Apartment Residents
  • Permanently or temporarily disabled Bay Village residents

Transportation within a 10 mile radius of Bay Village for Banking, Shopping, Hairdresser Appointments, Medical Appointments, Physical Therapy, Pharmacies For more information or to schedule, call 440-899-3410

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