4386 State Route 43
Kent, OH 44240
Phone: (330) 678-9927
Fax: (330) 678-7695
Located on the premises of Kent State University, Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center is a plush multi-purpose arena that is amongst the oldest buildings of the university. The center is home to the university's basketball, volleyball and gymnastics teams and offers myriad sports facilities. It is a memorial for all the students who fought and died in World War II. The center has undergone a face lift many times and is well facilitated with locker rooms, basketball and volleyball courts, practice facilities, video sideboards for replays and so on. Apart from tournaments and sporting events, the center is also used for concerts, graduation ceremonies and so on.
Located on Market Street, the First Congregational Church was built in 1910. Constructed using the Romanesque style of architecture, the historic building encompasses a property of less than 1 acre (0.40 hectare). The First Congregational Church of Akron was added to the US National Register of Historic Places in 2004.
Located in central Akron, the John S. Knight Center is a popular convention center that plays host to some of the biggest events taking place in the city. From trade shows and expositions, to seminars, meetings and conventions, the center provides its space to diverse corporate events. The John S. Knight Center is a multi-storied edifice that is equipped with latest technology and equipments to ensure success for every event that takes place here. The center is frequented by the city's business stalwarts. If you are curious to know about the corporate scene in the city, then you must visit the center; you might also get to rub shoulders with some of Akron's business tycoons. Check website for a detailed event line-up and more information.
The St. Bernard Catholic Church is serving the Akron region since 1861, and continues to do so. This church building perfectly exemplifies the German-Romanesque style combined with Baroque designs. It was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1989.
Take some time out for worship and participate in one of the religious events held at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Akron. This modern church embraces people belonging to any faith and preaches the gospel during its prayer services. The church not just attracts adults, but also kids and teenagers by hosting various events aimed for them. In other events, choir concerts as well as weddings are held regularly at this amazing place of worship. Call ahead or visit their website to know more.
The Hudson Campus is among the four churches of Christ Community Chapel. They have in total four services in a week, one on Saturdays and three on Sundays. Set in a handsome building that is a blend of modern and old architectural styles, the church's steeple looks like it is reaching out to the sky. It has two venues for their Sunday worship meetings, the Sanctuary and Connections Cafe which is located in their elegant Atrium. They also hold events like Women’s Winter Retreat, Family Movie Night, Kids Club and concerts.
The Chapel on its Green campus aims to spread the word of God and preach about the words in gospel. This modern church was established in 2003, and soon became a major focal point for worship for the people of Green as well as nearby towns. By undertaking various initiatives like arranging workshops against various social issues affecting the society, it also aims to serve the kids, students and adults alike. Apart from this, the church also hosts performances of various worship bands every week. Call ahead or visit their website to know about the worship times and event schedule.
In sync with the mission and goals of YMCA, the Green Family YMCA is yet another noble and non-profit youth community center. Established in 2000, this center is equipped with modern sporting and health facilities. Swimming pools (special entry pool for toddlers), gymnasium, racquetball courts and many other amenities are available here. Apart from regular youth programs, it also hosts sporting events, workshops, summer camps, swimming lessons and other events throughout the year. Check website for annual schedule and other details.
Freedom Congregational Church is located in Portage County, Ohio. The historical building was built in 1845 and features a blend of Greek Revival and Federal styles of architecture. The church was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on July 7, 1975.
A city that strives to preserve its rich heritage and yet move towards a promising future, Twinsburg is located off Highway 14 in the Summit County of Ohio. The intriguing name of this city is a tribute to the Wilcox twin brothers, who could be credited to having laid the foundation for the city. Each year, the Twins Days festival is held in this city, which is the biggest such festival for twins in the world, and features various events that are specifically designed for twins. Do see the website for more information.
Similar to the other YMCA branches, the Lake Anna YMCA Community Center is a mission driven organization. This non-profit center aims to provide the right atmosphere for the youth and instill social and moral values in them. Opened in 2007, this facility has excellent amenities like gymnasium, swimming pool, conference area (30 people) and so forth. The Lake Anna YMCA also hosts variety of classes, workshops, youth-oriented programs, special sessions for families, community functions and similar events on a regular basis. For more details, call ahead.
Located across the Medina Road, the Akron General Health & Wellness Center – West is a modern healthcare and outpatient health facility. Equipped with modern amenities and host of expert medical professionals, it offers hassle-free medical services. There are several emergency rooms, surgical center, cardiac and pulmonary testing center and many other requisite services. For specific information about services and departments, call ahead or check its website.