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All about the Browns, the Indians, and the Cavs as well as Cleveland's Metroparks and fun things for amateur sports enthusiasts to do in the city.
  1. Camping in Northeast Ohio (4)
  2. Cleveland Area Parks (7)
  3. College Sports (11)
  4. Ohio State Parks (6)
  5. Professional Sports (48)
  6. Recreational Sports (36)

Winter Olympians from Northeast Ohio - 2010
One doesn't necessarily think of Northeast Ohio when someone mentions winter sports. However, the area has an excellent ice skating program (former Olympic champion, Carol Heiss Jenkins coaches at Lakewood's Winterhurst Rink ), many ski areas and a history of high school and collegiate hockey. So it's not surprising that Northeast Ohio is sending two athletes to compete in the 2010 Win…

Winter Olympians from Northeast Ohio - 2010
One doesn't necessarily think of Northeast Ohio when someone mentions winter sports. However, the area has an excellent ice skating program (former Olympic champion, Carol Heiss Jenkins coaches at Lakewood's Winterhurst Rink ), many ski areas and a history of high school and collegiate hockey. So it's not surprising that Northeast Ohio is sending two athletes to compete in the 2010 Win…

NE Ohio Olympic Athletes - Beijing 2008
Cleveland may not have the numbers of Olympic athletes that Colorado and Southern California have, but the north coast can be proud of the hometown athletes it's sending to Beijing, led by the King himself, LeBron James.

How to Get an Ohio Hunting License
Ohio offers a variety of hunting licenses, for deer, wild turkey, wild boar, waterfowl, and small game. Each has category has its own season and requirements. Learn more about how to get an Ohio hunting license.

Cleveland Public Swimming Pools
Cleveland (Ohio) has a score of outdoor swimming pools and nearly as many indoor pools -- all offered free to city of Cleveland residents. Find out about the pool nearest you.

The Dew Action Sports Tour
The Dew Tour, now in its third season, is the most watched and attended action sports event in the world. The 2007 tour, which features BMX, skateboarding, and freestyle motorcross, will hit Cleveland in July, the second of five stops on the tour.

Thistledown Race Track
Thistledown Race Track, just east of Cleveland Ohio, offers live thoroughbred racing from April to mid-November, as well as simulcast racing from around the world. The one-mile oval dirt track is the site of the prestigious Ohio Derby, held each June.

Ohio Apple Farms
Cleveland and northeast Ohio are known for their juicy and delicious apples. Each autumn, many of these farms open their doors to visitors and offer a variety of apple treats, hayrides, bushels of apples, and other apple events. Learn more about the area's apple farms.

Ohio's Best State Parks
Read all about the best parks in Ohio from the About Guide to US parks.

Ohio National Parks
Read about the seven Ohio National Parks, including the Perry Monument at Put-in-Bay and the James A. Garfield Historic Site, from the About Guide to US Parks.

Books about Ohio and Cleveland Sports
Cleveland and Northeast Ohio residents love their sports teams -- in good times and not-so-good times. Read about the Browns, Indians, Cavs, and other past and present professional teams as well as Ohio State football and local amateur and recreational sports.

Cleveland and Northeast Ohio Public Golf Courses
Cleveland and Northeast Ohio's changing seasons and rolling hills make a scenic backdrop for the many beautiful and challenging golf courses in the area. Find out more about the region's public golf courses.

Cleveland Indians Apparel
Find what to wear to Cleveland Indians' baseball games, in person or at home in front of the TV.

Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Cuyahoga Valley National Park extends from just south of I-480 all the way to Akron, along the Cuyahoga River. The scenic area offers history, hiking, bicycling, wintersports, and all sorts of learning opportunities. What's more: it's free.

Boston Mills Ski Area
Boston Mills has a good mixture of beginner’s and advanced terrain as well as offering a variety of lessons and an excellent children’s program.The 79-acre Boston Mills, with adjacent Brandywine Ski Resort, is easily accessible to Cleveland and the surrounding area. Boston Mills also features the steepest ski slope in Ohio.

Cedar Point Amusement Park
Located just over an hour's drive from downtown Cleveland, on the shores of Lake Erie, Cedar Point Amusement Park offers more roller coasters than any other park in the world as well as live stage shows, dozens of rides, a white sand beach, and lots of fun for all ages.

Winterhurst
Located just off of I-90 in Lakewood, Winterhurst Ice Rink is a fun place for families to skate, watch elegant ice show or hockey games, and take professional-quality skating lessons.

Urban Meyer
Urban Meyer, a northeast Ohio native, became the head coach of The Ohio State University football team in November, 2011. Learn a little more about this winning coach's life and Ohio ties.

Olympic Athletes from Toledo and NW Ohio - London 2012
Looking for Toledo and northwest Ohio area athletes to cheer for during the 2012 London Olympics? The region has a wide range of athletes competing in everything from rowing to diving to boxing.

Olympic Athletes from Cleveland and NE Ohio - London 2012
Looking for Cleveland area athletes to cheer for during the 2012 London Olympics? The region has a wide range of athletes competing in everything from rowing to diving to boxing.

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