Greater Cleveland Sports Commission

Youth Education through Sports (YES) provides Northeast Ohio's underserved youth with experiences that illustrate how sports empower and prepare individuals for success in life.

Through a strong partnership with University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital and The Sherwin-Williams Company, YES provides youth in City of Cleveland's 21 recreation centers and the local community access to unique sporting experiences.

Greater Cleveland Sports Commission has a robust history of serving the community through high impact programs. YES serves the Greater Cleveland area by providing children with opportunities for physical activity, providing access to unique experiences and offering health and wellness education.

YES partners with community organizations such as Positive Coaching AllianceZENworks Yoga and Ohio City Bicycle Co-Op to put on programs which coincide with Greater Cleveland Sports Commission’s events.

2019 YES Program Recap

*All YES programming content and dates are subject to change*

For more information, please contact our Programming & Event Manager, Rebecca Griesmer.


children participated in programs in 2019

children received new bicycles, locks, helmets and safety training over the past six years

Cleveland residents participated in bicycle fix-a-thons in the past five years

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