Summit Metro Parks We're Your Back Yard

Programs & Events

Program & Events Calendar

To join a virtual program, visit and enter the Zoom meeting ID.
Click to view entry forms for the Amateur Photography Exhibit and Kids' Art Exhibit.

Leaf Icon Friday, December 31, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM


On December 31, 1921, Summit County Common Pleas Probate Judge Lewis Slusser granted a petition for a new park district, and the Akron Metropolitan Park District was created. Drop in anytime between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. on our anniversary to discover and celebrate some of the amazing highlights from this century of being “Your Back Yard.” LP/Nature Center