The Westlake Recreation Department has 2 ways businesses and organizations can help support our events and programming.

  • The Rec Center offers sponsorships for some of our most popular events!  
  • The Recreation Department has advertising options in our program brochure, the Rec Gazette, which is published 3 times a year,  
    Note: Find details are at the end of this page.

Event Sponsorship 

Every event sponsor receives:

  • Their logo and link on the event’s webpage (artwork must be provided)
  • Their logo on 2 emails to 11,000+ subscribers about the event
  • Digital signage at the Rec Center potentially seen by 2,000 each day plus the event attendees
  • Table or signage at the event

2020 Event Sponsorship Opportunities

Thank you to all of our 2019 sponsors! Your support has enabled us to offer new benefits and expand programs. 

View the Recreation Department Sponsorship Opportunities and Reservation Form (PDF)

March Madness Basketball Tournament (Thursday, March 12 and Saturday, March 14)

More than 400 kids cheered on by their family members participate in this one-day tournament which draws teams from all over the West Shore area.  

General Sponsor: $250

March Madness 3-on-3 details

Community Safety and Wellness Fair (Saturday, May 16) 

Approximately 1,500 attendees learn how to increase personal safety and wellness, participate in health screenings, enjoy children’s activities, and explore vehicles in "Touch-a-Truck.”   


  • General Sponsor: $250
  • Kid Zone (Max. 3 / Industry-exclusive): $350 
  • Family Fun Run T-Shirts: $550 (Max. 3 / Industry-exclusive; each sponsor will have a logo on the t-shirt with the logos of UH and City of Westlake)
  • Lolly the Trolley Sponsor (Exclusive): $1,000
  • Bicycle Helmet Sponsor (Exclusive): $1,500 - $3,000

Community Safety and Wellness Fair details

Summer Concerts in the Park (Sunday nights, June - August)

An average of 300 concertgoers enjoy a night of variety of musical styles appropriate for all age groups.  

Single Concert Sponsor (Max. 2 per concert / Industry-exclusive): $250

Full season Sponsor (Exclusive; presence at all 9 concerts): $1,000  

Summer Concerts in the Park details

Family Campout (TBA)

25-30 families camp out overnight at the Rec Center during this annual event.

General Sponsor: $250

Westlake Corporate Challenge (Weekdays, July 28-30 and August 4-6)

Employees of 14 local companies compete in more than 25 events at venues around the city. Kids Activities include events for employees’ families. 

General Sponsor:  $500

Corporate Challenge details

Westlake Music Festival (Saturday, August 15 and Sunday, August 16)

This event is co-sponsored by Westlake Porter Public Library.

  • 2-Day Event Sponsor (Exclusive):              $1,500
  • 1-Day Event Sponsor (Exclusive):              $1,000
  • General Sponsor:                                           $500
  • Clowns/Face Painters Sponsor (Exclusive):  $250
  • Inflatables Sponsor (Exclusive):                     $250

Westlake Music Festival details 

Fall Festival (October, Date TBD)

More than 1,000 (children ages 9 and younger and their parents) celebrate with a pumpkin hunt, face painting, hay rides, inflatables, refreshments, food trucks, and much more

General Sponsor: $500

Fall Festival details

Holiday Family Fun Night (TBA)

It’s a full house with 350+ Rec Center members making memories with bounce houses, face painters, balloon twisting clowns, live entertainment, light refreshments and much more.  

General Sponsor: $250
Family Fun Night details

Contact Us

  1. Westlake Recreation Center

    Bob DeMinico, Director
    Email the Department

    28955 Hilliard Boulevard
    Westlake, Ohio 44145

    Phone: 440-808-5700
    Fax: 440-808-5690

Father-Daughter Dance (February 7, 2020) New for 2020!  

It’s a “date night” for 200+ fathers and daughters with dinner and dancing sure to make each young lady feel like a princess. A photo memento is provided.

  • General Sponsor (Industry-exclusive): $250
  • Photo Sponsor (Exclusive): $400

Gifts in Kind (Any Event) New for 2020!  

We appreciate the support of local businesses and organizations who may be interested in contributing food, decorations, services, gift cards or items to be used as door prizes, etc.  Please contact Bob DeMinico, Director, Westlake Recreation Department, to discuss.

Rec Gazette Advertising Opportunities

The Westlake Recreation Department produces program brochures that offer in-depth course descriptions, facility and park amenities, special events and much more, three times a year:

  • Spring/Summer (May-August programs)
  • Fall (September – November programs)
  • Winter (December to April programs)

During each publication season, we post the brochure on main Recreation Department page and elsewhere on our website, print 15,000 copies, and direct mail to 12,000 households.   They are also distributed at Porter Pubic Library, Westlake Senior and Community Services Center, Recreation Center, and City Hall.