AKRON, Ohio – The Downtown Akron Partnership will supply free health lessons, curler skating, excursions, reside music and video games this summer season.
Applications and occasions will comply with well being suggestions of the Summit County Board of Well being, and state and federal tips.
“We’re excited to supply enjoyable and accessible programming for everybody in our group in downtown Akron, and we need to invite everybody to go to,” Downtown Akron Partnership Director of Engagement and Occasions Kelli Fetter stated in a information launch.
Health lessons 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 classes will likely be household pleasant, and 4 will likely be grownup classes. Household classes will likely be held from 3-6 p.m. on June 5, July 3, Aug. 7 and Sept. 4. Grownup classes will likely be held June 19, July 17, Aug. 21 and Sept. 18. Skates will likely be obtainable to hire in any respect classes 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 had been impressed by the profitable Soul Skate occasions in Detroit and wished to carry that vibe to Akron,” Fetter stated.
The group will supply hour-long strolling, biking and scooter excursions of Fundamental Avenue.
Strolling excursions will likely be held at midday on the second Wednesday of every month and have Fundamental Avenue, public artwork, growth initiatives and downtown companies. Extra 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 likely 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 likely be held at 6 p.m. on choose Thursdays and have the brand new Fundamental Avenue Cycletrack, public areas, public artwork, growth initiatives and downtown companies. To view the tour schedule and register, go to the Downtown Akron Partnership website.
Downtown Akron Partnership will host reside musical performances from 6-7 p.m. on Saturdays from Could 22 via Sept. 4 on the Northside Inexperienced. Featured genres embrace Irish fiddle, hip-hop, classical and extra. View performance schedule.
The group may even supply video games resembling Jenga, Large 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 occasions for members to problem just a few particular thriller opponents on the video games,” Fetter stated.
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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