We are hiring!

The Park District wishes to hire Seasonal staff for 2018 Go to our Employment page to see the full job descriptions, application instructions and downloadable forms Job Titles Available: Seasonal Maintenance Worker I  

Register for the Environmental Awards Dinner on April 28

Click here to register April 28, 2018, 5:30-9:00 p.m. Kent American Legion Hall 1945 Mogadore Rd. Kent, OH 44240 The Portage Park District Foundation presents the Annual Portage County Environmental Conservation Awards Dinner each year as an opportunity to honor and thank our local environmental…

Headwaters Trail improvements begin

Headwaters Trail Improvements March 2018: Improvements have begun on the Headwaters Trail in Mantua! Over the course of the next few months you may see trail closures in various sections of the trail as contractors work to resurface it with limestone and add a…

Burton D. Morgan Foundation grant enables continued development of Morgan Park

HUDSON – Burton D. Morgan Foundation has awarded a grant of $65,900 to Portage Park District Foundation for the continued development of the 504-acre Morgan Park in Shalersville Township. At one time, the Foundation’s founder, Burt Morgan, purchased the land with the intent to…

Portage Park District is Hiring!

The Park District wishes to hire Seasonal staff for 2018 Go to our Employment page to see the full job descriptions, application instructions and downloadable forms Job Titles Available: Seasonal Maintenance Worker I  

Nearly 200 acres permanently conserved in Portage County through partnership

Portage Park District and the nonprofit Western Reserve Land Conservancy have permanently conserved nearly 200 acres in Portage County. The organizations partnered in leveraging grant funds to permanently protect 189 acres of high quality natural areas in the City of Streetsboro, an area under…

Portage Park District Foundation Holiday Arts & Crafts Sale

The Portage Park District Foundation is pleased to present an arts and crafts sale featuring the work of 34 artists.  The “Nature’s Store Holiday Arts & Crafts Sale” will be held December 7 and 8, 3-8 p.m., at the Downtown Gallery located at 141…

Now recruiting volunteers for 2018!

Volunteering just takes a few steps to get started! Click here to review opportunities and then:  1. Fill out our online application 2. Once you have completed an online application, you will need to attend a short orientation to learn about how our volunteer…

Cassini mission to Saturn presentation at Morgan Park

Saturday, November 18, 5 – 6:30 p.m.  Morgan Park, 8828 State Route 44, Ravenna, OH 44266 PROGRAM CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER Sign up here! Join NASA Solar System Ambassador, David Dailey for a short presentation on the Cassini mission to Saturn. You will have a chance…

Alert: Portage Park District to fill cracks along paved trails and parking lots

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 13, 2017 Press Contact: Andrea Metzler, Public Engagement Coordinator Portage Park District (330) 297-7728 ametzler@portageparkdistrict.org Portage Park District to fill cracks along paved trails and parking lots RAVENNA, Ohio – On Monday, October 16, Portage Park District will begin to…