128 Second St. NW, Barberton, OH 44203


A trail alert from Summit Metro Parks

June 30th, 2016

07/05/16: Beginning July 5, the Bike and Hike Trail in Boston Heights will be closed for approximately 30 days as ODOT makes emergency slope repairs near the Akron-Cleveland Road tunnel. The closure is between the east side of SR 8 and the SR 303 trailhead. There is no detour given the short construction schedule. There […]

More inside/out art around downtown Barberton

April 19th, 2016

We plan on having an Inside/Out Barberton Art ride in May- to celebrate National Bicycle Month- a stroll to see the installed art can easily be done on a nice day. Below is the rest of the art and their locations. A brochure describing the pieces as well as a phone app is available on the […]

Looking to next weekend and a sunny Sunday the 17th

April 9th, 2016

Don and I pledged to ride every day starting April 1st. It was a bit of a challenge today with the wind and cooler temperatures-the sun helped. We received word that the planned picnic at Summit Lake sponsored by the Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition originally planned for tomorrow has been postponed. The weather forecast for […]

More Inside/Out art is in place

April 4th, 2016

The sunny afternoon on Sunday called for a bike ride-the purpose to discover if additional art had been installed as part of the Akron Art Museum Inside/Out project. We took out the KHS 4 Season 300 and the Phat Cycles Bomber for our discovery ride.  We found two new locations: by the visitors center at […]

Inside/Out is in downtown Barberton

April 1st, 2016

The project of the Akron Art Museum that brings high quality art reproductions from the Akron Art Museum’s collection has brought art works to Barberton. So far, you can find the art installed by the Akron Art Museum  outside of the Municipal Building on Park as well as the Military Honor Roll at Lake Anna. The art […]

Re-imagining the Civic Commons in Akron

March 25th, 2016

In addition to Downtown Barberton there is alot going on in Downtown Akron. The Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition in cooperation with several other partners is working to encourage cycling as a means of transportation and exploration of things to do in Downtown Akron and the Summit Lake area. They are extending an invitation to everyone […]

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