Summit Metro Parks We're Your Back Yard

News Room

For news and information, please contact our Marketing department:


Stephanie Walton
Chief of Marketing & Communications
330-865-8040 x215
swalton@summitmetroparks.org

Claire Merrick
Marketing & Public Relations Manager
330-865-8040 x229
cmerrick@summitmetroparks.org


NEWS RELEASES:

May


5-17-22 Kick off summer with Native Plant Festival


5-10-22 Summit Metro Parks partners with Akron Black Artist Guild to create outdoor art

April

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4-28-22 Enjoy flat, easy trails during 19th Spree for All​

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4-28-22 Board of Park Commissioners meets May 10

March


3-29-22 Board of Park Commisssioners meets April 12


February

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2-22-22 Board of Park Commissioners meets March 8


January

1-25-22 Board of Park Commissioners meets February 1


Board of Park Commissioners

1-11-22 Summit Metro Parks welcomes two new commissioners to park district board


December
Board of Park Commissioners

12-21-21 Board of Park Commissioners meets January 11

November
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11-16-21 Park district honored with statewide awards of excellence

October

Board of Park Commissioners
10-26-21 Board of Park Commissioners meets November 9

September 
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9-22-21 Join Summit Metro Parks for free, county-wide Fall Celebration

August


Board of Park Commissioners

8-31-21 Board of Park Commissioners meets September 14

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8-31-21 Submit photos for annual amateur photography exhibit

Find A Truck

8-24-21 Celebrate the SMP Centennial during the 58th Fall Hiking Spree

Find A Truck

8-3-21 Enjoy self-guided "Find-A-Truck" event in Summit Metro Parks

July

Board of Park Commissioners

7-27-21 Board of Park Commissioners to meet in August

SMP Headquarters

7-20-21 SMP Chief of Conservation Michael Johnson receives prestigious national award

FASN concerts

7-13-21 Enjoy live outdoor performances at F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm

my smp story

7-13-21 Share your story during park district's summer social media contest

Storybook Trails

7-6-21 Park district wins gold award for Storybook Trail programs

June

Board of Park Commissioners

6-29-21 Board of Park Commissioners to meet in July

Summit Lake Nature Center

6-28-21 Summit Lake Nature Center opens July 1; F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm Visitors Center, Liberty Park Nature Center reopen July 3

Pav's Ice Cream

6-22-21 Sweet collaboration leads to custom ice cream flavor to celebrate Summit Metro Parks Centennial

May

Board of Park Commissioners

5-25-21 Board of Park Commissioners to meet in June

Board of Park Commissioners

5-12-21 Go fish! Enjoy stocked lakes and ponds in Summit Metro Parks.