Brooklyn is located 6 miles southwest of downtown Cleveland and is minutes away from an international airport. This area is part of the extensive network of the Cleveland Metroparks, the oldest and largest metropolitan park district in Ohio, offering more than 135 acres of recreational amenities including the Zoo. There are numerous restaurants and retail businesses concentrated at Ridge Park Square, Cascade Crossings, Biddulph Plaza, and along the Brookpark Road corridor. The Brooklyn Recreation Center features a skating rink and indoor and outdoor pools that can accommodate competitive swimming. Summertime is family time with lots of great seasonal events including the Summer Family Fun Series and the Summer Serenade Concert Series.