One of Ohio's premier BDSM education organizations, OhioSMART was founded in 1995, and hosts munches, demos, play parties and more, every month!  Affordable and open to people of all genders, D/s types, sexual orientations, races, and ages 21+ (some events 19+)... Come join us for BDSM training in Cleveland!

Returning again this year, it's time for Summer School!

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Keep an eye on this page for information regarding our fabulous May event, featuring Laura Antoniou, author of The Marketplace Series and The Killer Wore Leather!

Full presenter lineup is linked below, along with the class list.  Whether you are a top/bottom/master/mistress/switch/slave/pup/sub, etc, this intensive will teach you new skills, relationship styles, and so much more!


New for 2018: Catered dinner option for Saturday night

choose from lemon pepper chicken, roast beef, or vegetarian lasagna.  The meal includes sides, rolls, salad, dessert, and coffee/water/soda.  To access the meal option, you MUST add at least one ticket to your cart-- the meal options will then be visible on the cart page, so keep an eye out!


Click here for the Presenter List

Click here for the Class List


That’s right— we will have select vendors at Summer School! They will be vending Saturday only, so make sure you get your ticket before sales close April 20th!

If you haven’t already gotten to know this vendor, you definitely will want to!


Local artisan and jack of all trades, Twizt-ed makes wooden paddles, leather claw gloves, crops, Leather Cuffs, Collars, Floggers, dragon tails, dragon tongues, and spreader bar. He’ll have an assortment of these goodies for you to choose from— and trust us, you don’t want to miss the claw gloves or the beautifully crafted wooden knives! He puts so much passion into his work, and it really shows!!!

Slice by @susurration13

Purveyor of unique, artful, and just plain evil knives for the discerning blade player! Hand-selected by the mind of a switch, so you know you're getting only the most glorious fear and pain!

Beautiful, tasteful Damascus knives, long & wicked steel with which to terrify your bottoms, short & nasty black-bladed and mirror-shiny knives for that in close, delicate work, uncommon folding knives, and the occasional vintage treasure! Many different styles to suit a variety of tastes!

And not only can you satisfy your lust for sharp pointy things, you can learn to use some during the sexy, skills-based class taught by Lorelei_Siren!

Do you or someone in your life like spa-quality body products, that give you silky skin and luscious lips? Well, be sure not to miss

Simply Made Basics

A local small-batch bath & body vendor who is kink aware... her peppermint lip balms are some of the best on the market, her products are great for a wide range of skin & hair types (even coarse, kinky curls!), and best of all, they’re made in Cleveland with ethically sourced ingredients!

Also keep an eye out for a spa gift set in the auction, which includes not fust amazing body goodies, but a handpainted silk eye mask from Certain Sundries, another local woman-owned business!

More details about Simply Made Basics: https://etsy.me/2xfD7lb

Rapture Leather

Area favorite Rapture Leather returns to OhioSMART! Cuffs, collars, posture collars, floggers, super heavy mops— lots of great stuff! Be sure to check them out on Saturday May 5th, 2018!!!


NCSF (National Coalition for Sexual Freedom)

The National Coalition for Sexual Freedom (NCSF) was formed in 1997 by a small group led by Susan Wright under the auspices of the New York SM Activists. The goal was to fight for sexual freedom and privacy rights for all adults who engage in safe, sane and consensual behavior.



If you are attending the event, you can speed up your registration check in by downloading & printing the Attendee Waiver  and completing it prior to entering.

Contact Us by email: info@ohiosmart.org  
  or join our group on FetLife.

Hours: First Fridays 9pm-1am, Third Saturdays 7.30pm to 2am