Our Mission

The mission of the Reach Opportunity Center is to enhance the quality of life for the residents of the Summit Lake neighborhood in Akron, Ohio by increasing educational opportunities through the collaboration of community partners.

VISION: The children and families of the Summit Lake neighborhood are empowered to achieve their aspirations through lifelong learning.

The Reach Opportunity Center is a community hub; a place Summit Lake residents use for support, resources, education, community and friendship.

The center provides a variety of services from early childhood education and youth programs to workforce development, special interest workshops, support groups, family events and more. Stop in, take a tour and learn what we have to offer.

Please refer to the schedule of events located on this website for programs currently being offered. For additional information about the programs and services offered, contact the Reach Opportunity Center at 330-252-9271.

Location & Convenience

The Reach Opportunity Center is located directly on Summit Lake, with free parking and easy accessibility on the Akron METRO bus lines and Towpath Trail. Bus passes available!