New Parks Commissioner Thomas Hrdy

Thomas Hrdy Appointed Park District Commissioner The Portage Park District welcomes its newest Board member. Portage County Probate Court Judge Robert Berger recently appointed Thomas (Tom) Hrdy to the Portage Park District Board of Commissioners to serve a three year term effective April 20th. …

Outdoor Workshops this Summer

W.O.W., Wet And Wild June 19, 20, 21, 2017 Project Wild/Aquatic Wild/Growing Up Wild, Project Wet & Wonders Of Wetlands Workshop Three Days in the Wet and Wild: Project Wild, Growing up Wild, Project Wet, Project Wild Aquatic (K-12) and Wonders of Wetlands, are…

2017 River Day Cleanup May 20th

Come help us Clean up the Cuyahoga River and the Headwaters Trail on Saturday May 20th! Register to help at

2017 Upcoming Events

Check out our up coming events! Upcoming Events

Online Registration is Open for Conservation Dinner!

Register now for the 19th Annual Portage County Environmental Conservation Awards Dinner The dinner will be held May 6th at the Kent American Legion 1945 Mogadore Road from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Dinner Registration The 2017 Award winners are: Dennis Taylor—Environmental Education  …

Environmental Nominations Due this Friday the 17th!

Don’t forget to nominate your favorite Portage County Environmental Champion! Choose from the following categories : Environmental Education, Green Business, Green Building/Development, Environmental Activism and Stewardship.  If you or a friend or colleague know someone deserving of one of these awards, please complete the Nomination form…

Register Now for the Headwaters Adventure Race!

Have a great time for a good cause in beautiful Northern Portage County. The Headwaters Adventure Race starts and ends in historic Mantua Village and involves a 2-mile run on the Headwaters Trail past a State nature preserve, a 10-mile pedal past scenic landscapes…

We are Hiring!

Want to join our team? We are hiring for several seasonal positions this year. Maintenance Worker I Natural Areas Technician Check out our Employment Page for more details!

Nominate a Portage County Environmental Hero!

Portage Park District Seeks Nominations for Annual Environmental Awards Dinner The 19th Annual Portage County Environmental Conservation Awards Dinner will take place Saturday May 6th and will feature a reception with live music, hors d’oeuvres featuring local foods, a silent auction, a buffet dinner…

2017 Events

          Visit our Upcoming Events Page                          to see what we are up to in 2017!