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Fun at the Open Streets Event in Akron

June 25th, 2017

We had a great time at the event and appreciate the hard work by everyone involved to make the event a success. We accessed the TowPath Trail at the Robinson Avenue Connector with our first stop at the Wilbeth Rd Trailhead. From there it was Wilbeth Road and Firestone Blvd, along the way  we greeted the […]

The Summer Biking Spree has begun

June 17th, 2017

The Summit Metro Parks popular Biking Spree began on June 1 and will continue through the end of August. Sign up to participate, ride 5 of the trails listed on the form, submit the completed form and you will receive a license plate for your bicycle (first time participants) and a reflective sticker (all participants). […]

7 weeks remain until Barberton Better Block can you help?

June 17th, 2017

A fun event is coming at the end of July! During the week ending on Saturday, July 29 you have an opportunity to help reactivate Second Street. Barberton Better Block will revitalize storefronts, encourage interested business owners to open a store on Second Street, and create a safe place for families to have fun. During […]

Barberton will host a Switching Gears Conference

June 17th, 2017

Registration for this event has begun and will end July 19th. AMATS (the Akron Metropolitan Area Transportation Study) will once again host a Switching-Gears Conference – this time in Barberton, Ohio. On Wednesday, July 26, 2017, AMATS, along with the City of Barberton and the Barberton Community Foundation, will host Jason Roberts of Better Block […]

This is the time of year to get outside and check out Ohio’s long distance trails

June 13th, 2017

June has the longest day light hours of the year. It is during this time the shop seems to provide the most service to a variety of cyclists traveling across, diagonally, north or south Ohio as well as the nation. Ohio is home to several long distance trails that are worth exploring. O to E Trail = […]

Don’t get ticked off, keep alert for ticks

June 1st, 2017

From the Summit Metro Parks Alert Page Ticks can be picked up on low-growing vegetation any time temperatures are above freezing, but they are most active in spring and fall. Our mild winters have resulted in what our biologists are calling a tick “explosion.” Most bicycle paths are groomed,with the grass cut low on the sides […]

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