Events & Programs

Engaging communities with the Ohio & Erie Canal

From from canoeing and bicycling to large fundraisers, the Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition offers a wide variety of events for individuals, friends, and families to enjoy, while supporting the OECC efforts. Programs offer participants the chance to learn more about the Ohio & Erie Canal and what it means to become a steward of the environment. Continue to check below for more information on our upcoming events, programs, volunteer opportunities and more!

Upcoming OECC Events & Programs

2016bikeandbrewguestsBike & Brew

October 7
Join us in Zoar for our family-friendly Oktoberfest! Take a bicycle ride along the Towpath Trail in Bolivar and Zoar, then celebrate back at the Tavern. Learn more.

Lockheed Martin Towpath Freedom 5k

November 11
Lace up your running shoes and hit the trail for a great cause! Join us at Lock 3 in downtown Akron for our 6th annual 5k run/walk to honor our U.S. veterans and raise funds for the Towpath Trail. Learn more.

Partner Events

First Serve 2017: A Day of Service

September 10
Come join more than 1,000 volunteers serving one neighborhood: the Summit Lake Community of Akron. Learn more here.