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.

Summit Metro Parks staff can adapt many programs to be accessible to anyone who would like to participate, assuming they meet essential eligibility criteria. Please make the request at the time of registration and/or at least 72 hours prior to the program. Contact us at 330-865-8065.

On the rare occasion of a program cancelation or change, please visit us on social media to see the latest information.

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