Become a Member or make a donation

We support Summit Metro Parks in Summit County, OH. This is a diverse county that includes Akron, Stow, Norton, Twinsburg and all of the great areas in between.

Members of Friends of Metro Parks provide the financial support that enables us to maintain our programs and educate and engage the public on Advocacy issues and support the mission and programs of Summit Metro Parks. Memberships are tax-deductible and can be paid annually by check or credit/debit card. Choose the membership level that best suits you and your family:


  • $25
  • $50
  • $100
  • $250
  • $500
  • $1000


Members enjoy special benefits:

  • Invitations to members-only events
  • Alerts on issues that threaten our parks
  • discount on qualifying purchases at the Nature Realm gift shop
  • Free mailings of the Metro Parks publications

Please fill out all information below to join or renew your membership or make a donation to support our mission!

* Fields highlighted in red are required.


Zip Code:  (ie 44333)
Phone:  (ie (333) 333-3333)
Email:  (ie This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
Payment Method:
Additional Comments:

To pay by check, simply fill out the form above, print it and send with your check made out to "Friends of Metro Parks" to:

Friends of Metro Parks
P.O. Box 13364
Fairlawn, Ohio 44334

YOU can help preserve and promote the parks you enjoy by becoming a Friend. Join today!

For more information, contact us at 330-776-8654 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

By becoming a member, you are counted among those we represent when discussing issues that impact our parks. You also get the benefits outlined above for behind the scenes tours and discounts at the Nature Realm. We understand not everyone is able to give financially, but that you may still want to be counted among those that support and defend our park system. Click on the button below to explore this option! (if you have become a member, you do NOT also need to sign up as an Advocate)


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