Park Board

Mission Statement
To work as a liaison group in an advisory capacity with Bath Township Trustees for the betterment and preservation
of The Bath Parks.

Additional Information
The Bath Park Board sponsors several educational activities and events to create awareness of and encourage the use of the parks in Bath Township. The board helps support extra services and activities that are not included in the funds generated by the Park Levy.  Subsequently, the initiative for the installation of restroom facilities at the Bath Community Park near Chief Logan and the Bath Nature Preserve near the Regal Beagle was led by the Park Board.

Past events included: Fall into Nature, Chilin' on the Hill, Spring into Nature with STEM, The Bath Steeplechase, Run to the Sun 5k, the annual State of the Parks meeting and the Rain Barrel Workshops.

The Park Board meets on the third Thursday of the odd months at 6:00 pm: 2024 Meeting & Events Calendar

State of the Parks Facebook Post 2024
Bath Township will host the annual State of the Parks meeting
in partnership with Bath Parks Board and University of Akron Field Station
on Thursday, May 16, 2024 at 6:00pm
at the University of Akron Field Station located in Bath Nature Preserve (4240 Ira Road)

  • Elaina Goodrich (Bath Township Trustee) will discuss the history of the parks
  • Caine Collins (Bath Township Service Director and Interim Park Director) will discuss the 2024 park improvements, maintenance, and future plans
  • John Landis (former President Bath Park Board) will speak on poison plants in local parks
  • Sarah Barrow (Watershed Coordinator for Summit Soil and Water Conservation District) will discuss water quality testing efforts on Yellow Creek
  • Lisa Kin (Executive Director of Summit Metro Parks) will give an overview of Summit Metroparks including the newest park, Valley View