Parks and Public Spaces

Restore Akron’s parks and public places, and create more equitable recreation spaces throughout the city.

Major Changes to Akron's Central Park

Lock 3 Vision Plan

Provide infrastructure and capital needs funding, which will be used for park and public plaza improvements including new restrooms, and for creating new walking and biking paths, garden paths, skating areas, shaded seating, and game terraces.

Resident Focused

$5M Investment

Major Changes to this Beloved Center

Ed Davis Community Center Renovation

Provide funding to improve the accessibility and useability of the recreation facility.

New Gymnasium

$9.4M Investment

Improved Technology & Equipment

Take a Dive Into Akron's Future

Perkins Pool and Bathhouse Renovation 

Provide funding to rehabilitate and upgrade the Perkins Pool and bathhouse, resulting in a larger and newer pool for Akron residents.

25M Lap Lanes

New Locker Rooms

15ft Slide

Restoring a Neglected Community

Summit Lake Vision Plan

Funding to connect the Ohio and Erie Canal Summit Lake Trail and develop the North Shore Activity Area.

Investing Back Into Our Community

Reservoir Park Community
Center Renovation 

Provide funding to improve the accessibility and useability of the recreation facility.

Stepping Towards a Brighter Path

Joy Park Improvements & Walking Path 

Funding to improve Joy Park.

Stepping Towards a Brighter Path

Patterson Park Community Center Rebuild

Provide funding to improve the accessibility and useability of the recreation facility.

Exceptional Aquatic Spaces

Reservoir Pool and Bathhouse Renovation

Provide funding to rehabilitate and upgrade the Reservoir Pool and bathhouse, resulting in a larger and newer pool for Akron residents.

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