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News Room

For news and information, please contact our Marketing department:


Stephanie Walton                                                                                    Lindsay Smith
Chief of Marketing & Communications                                                 Marketing & Public Relations Manager
330-865-8040 x215                                                                                      330-865-8040 x207
swalton@summitmetroparks.org                                                      lsmith@summitmetroparks.org           

 

NEWS RELEASES:

November

Veterans Day in SMP

11-13-19 Summit Metro Parks plans March ballot issue


October

 

Metro Parks Ensemble
10-29-19 Musical ensemble recruiting conductor

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10-29-19 Board of Park Commissioners meets November 12

Veterans Day in SMP

10-22-19 Veterans celebrated in Summit Metro Parks

Ranger Explorers

10-1-19 Park rangers host open house for Explorers program

SMP Headquarters

10-1-19 Park district recognizes employees for service

September

Fall Family Outing
9-24-19 Cuyahoga River Water Trail to receive state designation October 4

Fall Family Outing
9-24-19 Enjoy free Fall Family Outing events this October

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9-24-19 Board of Park Commissioners meets October 8

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9-24-19 Akron Marathon returns to Towpath Trail, brings temporary closures

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9-17-19 Park district encourages take-and-eat fishing from lakes, ponds

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9-3-19 Eastern section of Sand Run Parkway closed until further notice

August



8-27-19 Labor Day hours for centers, park offices

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8-27-19 Board of Park Commissioners meets September 10

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8-20-19 Submit Entries for 20th Amateur Photography Exhibit

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8-20-19 Hike the Cuyahoga During the 56th Annual Fall Hiking Spree

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8-15-19 Get an early start to the Fall Hiking Spree

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8-13-19 Enjoy free "Films with Fireflies" in Summit Metro Parks

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8-6-19 Summit Metro Parks invites dogs to swim on August 16

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8-1-19 Board of Park Commissioners meets August 13

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8-1-19 SMP to host 4th annual Touch-a-Truck August 10

July


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7-16-19 SMP to host "Ask an Archaeologist" at Gorge Metro Park


7-9-19 Park district recognizes employees for service

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7-9-19 Mike Greene named Conservation Educator of the Year

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7-1-19 Enter to win a VIP Summit Metro Parks adventure

June

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6-25-19 Board of Park Commissioners meets July 9

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6-11-19 Conservation Matters exhibit opens June 13

May

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5-28-19 Board of Park Commissioners meets June 11

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5-21-19 Play on the Parkway returns for second year

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5-14-19 Enjoy June concerts in Summit Metro Parks

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5-7-19 F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm open on Memorial Day

April

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4-30-19 Board of Park Commissioners meets May 14

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4-23-19 Peak viewing for daffodils in Furnace Run Metro Park

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4-16-19 Enjoy flat, easy trails during 16th annual Spree for All

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4-9-19 Be safe, courteous on multipurpose trails

4-2-19 Park district recognizes employees for service

March


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3-26-19 Board of Park Commissioners meets April 9

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3-20-19 Gorge Dam public meeting April 9

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3-19-19 Celebrate mom at 8th annual 5K

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3-19-19 Nature Realm to close April 2 & 3 for maintenance

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3-12-19 Season swim passes available April 1

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3-5-19 Park district hiring lifeguards; will train, pay certification costs

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3-5-19 Board of Park Commissioners meets March 19

January

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1-29-19 Park centers closed, programs canceled 1/30 & 1/31 due to extreme cold

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1-29-19 Board of Park Commissioners meets February 12


1-8-19 Park District announces Martin Luther King Day, Jr. hours