AKRON, Ohio – The Downtown Akron Partnership will supply free health courses, curler skating, excursions, stay music and video games this summer season.
Packages and occasions will observe well being suggestions of the Summit County Board of Well being, and state and federal pointers.
“We’re excited to supply enjoyable and accessible programming for everybody in our neighborhood in downtown Akron, and we need to invite everybody to go to,” Downtown Akron Partnership Director of Engagement and Occasions Kelli Fetter mentioned in a information launch.
Health courses embrace yoga, doggie bootcamp, taiji (tai chi), kickboxing, line dancing, Zumba and DrumFIT. To view the category schedule and register, go to the Downtown Akron Partnership website.
Downtown Akron Partnership will supply curler skating on Saturdays at Cascade Plaza. 4 of the periods will probably be household pleasant, and 4 will probably be grownup periods. Household periods will probably be held from 3-6 p.m. on June 5, July 3, Aug. 7 and Sept. 4. Grownup periods will probably be held June 19, July 17, Aug. 21 and Sept. 18. Skates will probably be accessible to lease in any respect periods for $2.
“We wished the grownup nights to be actual events, so we’re working with Phuture Boogie (Forrest Getemgump, Darrell Stout and Andre Leone), who have been impressed by the profitable Soul Skate occasions in Detroit and wished to carry that vibe to Akron,” Fetter mentioned.
The group will supply hour-long strolling, biking and scooter excursions of Fundamental Avenue.
Strolling excursions will probably be held at midday on the second Wednesday of every month and have Fundamental Avenue, public artwork, improvement tasks and downtown companies. Further strolling excursions of the town’s Designated Out of doors Refreshment Space, which incorporates components of Fundamental Avenue and Locks 2, 3 and 4, will probably be held at 6 p.m. on choose Thursdays.
Held at midday on choose Wednesdays, the downtown biking tour will cowl Fundamental Avenue, the Towpath, public artwork and downtown companies. Spin scooter excursions will probably be held at 6 p.m. on choose Thursdays and have the brand new Fundamental Avenue Cycletrack, public areas, public artwork, improvement tasks and downtown companies. To view the tour schedule and register, go to the Downtown Akron Partnership website.
Downtown Akron Partnership will host stay musical performances from 6-7 p.m. on Saturdays from Could 22 by way of Sept. 4 on the Northside Inexperienced. Featured genres embrace Irish fiddle, hip-hop, classical and extra. View performance schedule.
The group can even supply video games akin to Jenga, Big Join 4 and cornhole from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays on Fundamental Avenue at Lock 3.
“We could also be lining up some instances for members to problem a couple of particular thriller opponents on the video games,” Fetter mentioned.
Downtown Akron Partnership’s summer season applications are made attainable by grants from the John S. and James L. Knight Basis and the Ohio Arts Council.
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