About US

Akron Parks Collaborative is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization working to engage the community around the creation and sustainability of vibrant public spaces within City of Akron (Ohio) parks. As a spin-off organization of Friends of Metro Parks, we also foster and support friends groups around single city parks.

Read more about our projects and programs

Akron Parks Collaborative Board of Trustees:

Allan P. Sweet, President & Secretary
Neil Keating, Vice President
Tim Wechter, Treasurer

Ward 1: Katie Carver Reed
Ward 2: vacant
Ward 3: Terri Johnson
Ward 4: Eric Fletcher
Ward 5: Valarie Moss
Ward 6: Kate DeAngelis
Ward 7: Sherri Shields
Ward 8: Tim Wechter (treasurer)
Ward 9: Angela Miller
Ward 10: Derek Stone
At Large: Gary Riggs
At Large: Mary O'Connor


Bridget Ambrisco, Executive Director
[email protected]

Ariana Wilin, Program Manager
[email protected]

647 E. Market St. Unit 6
Akron, OH 44304