Kids at Play

Summer is soon coming to an end and school will be back in session. What better way to say good-bye to the warm summer months than to soak up the outdoors with the range of parks and playgrounds in the city, indoor and outdoor games for children to play, and a variety of local outdoor recreation experiences that will bring joy to all.

  1. Canton Palace Theatre Association


    Come enjoy the Summer Kids Movie Series at the Palace Theatre. Doors open at 12:00 PM.


  2. Sluggers & Putters Amusement Park


    Play laser tag at Ohio's largest outdoor tactical venue. It's fun for all ages.

  3. Photo By: Terry Fravel

    BikeSmart, Veterans Park


    The Splash Pad at Veteran's Park in Plain Township provides fun for younger kids and much needed relief from the summer heat.

  4. YMCA Dogwood Pool


    Fun can be had by all at Dogwood Pool, featuring diving boards, kiddie pool and full concessions.

  5. Akron Zoo


    Zoo featuring great natural displays which are viewable in just two hours. See creatures you'd expect plus Komodo dragons, a snow leopard and upside-down jellyfish.

  6. Rack It Up


    A family-friendly arcade dedicated to classic video games and pinball. Games date from the '70s to mid-'90s, including driving, bowling, golfing and fishing games.

  7. Sky Zone Trampoline Park


    Indoor trampoline park featuring freestyle bouncing, dodgeball, fitness programs and more.