Students in the city of Twinsburg and in Twinsburg Township are served by Twinsburg City Schools. Six schools are located in the district, including Wilcox Primary, Bissell Elementary School, Twinsburg Elementary School (also known as “The Old School”), Dodge Intermediate School, R.B. Chamberlin Middle School, and Twinsburg High School.
Higher education options near Twinsburg include Cleveland State University, Cuyahoga Community College District, and John Carroll University in Cleveland; University of Akron and Kent State University; and Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea. A satellite campus for Kent State University is also located in Twinsburg.
Parks and Recreation
Over 2,000 acres of parkland and open space is available for residents to take advantage of and enjoy. Public parks in the city of Twinsburg include Center Valley Park, which includes hiking and biking trails; Glen Chamberlin Park, which has its own amphitheatre, playground and picnic areas; Liberty Park, which features 900 acres of fields, trails, and ledges; Center Valley Park; and Glen Meadow Park.
Twinsburg Township maintains and owns three parks: Township Square, also known as “The Park”; A.W. Robertson Park; and Erwin Geis Park. A.W. Robertson Park includes playground equipment and a gazebo while Erwin Geis Park features a quarter-mile walking path.
Residents interested in playing a few rounds of golf can do so at Gleneagles Golf Club and Driving Range. Gleneagles is an 18-hole course that measures over 6,500 years from the blue tees and is challenging for both the novice player to the most skilled golfer. Twenty bunkers and water hazards on eleven of the holes complete the challenge.
Events, Attractions, and Points of Interest
Twinsburg is best known for its yearly Twins Days festival. Twins Days, as the name suggests, is a festival that spans the first full weekend in August and is held for biological twins as well as multiples (triplets, quadruplets, and so on). The festival first started in 1976 and is considered the largest gathering of twins worldwide. Twinsburg also holds its own Farmers Market from July to September at Creekside Commons. A weekly event, residents can expect to buy locally grown produce, vegetables, free-range eggs, honey, ciders and cheeses from over 40 local farmers and vendors.
Since Twinsburg and Twinsburg Township are situated between Cleveland and Akron (about 30 minutes away from each city), residents have access to limitless recreational and entertainment opportunities. Professional sports teams are important to both metropolitan cities with Cleveland residents rooting for Major League Baseball’s Cleveland Indians, National Football League’s Cleveland Browns, National Basketball Association’s Cleveland Cavaliers, American Hockey League’s Lake Erie Monsters, and Arena Football League’s Cleveland Gladiators. Akron residents enthusiastically support minor league baseball’s Akron Aeros and their professional softball team, the Akron Racers.
Both Cleveland and Akron are home to a number of cultural points of interest that will surely keep visitors coming back for more. Cleveland is famous for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame; however, other tourist attractions such as the Cleveland Botanical Gardens, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Great Lakes Science Center, the Steamship Mather Museum, Cleveland Museum of Art, and the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo keep residents and visitors busy for days on end.
Akron is home to many culturally relevant points of interests, as well. Museums such as the Akron Art Museum, Akron Police Museum, the Akron Civic Theatre, and the National Inventors Hall of Fame provide insight into city’s background and how it has developed into the contemporary community that it is today. The Akron Art Museum, Civic Theatre and the National Inventors Hall of Fame are all located in the city’s downtown district. Another interesting tidbit of history is that America’s popular breakfast cereal, oatmeal, was first created in Akron by Ferdinand Schumacher. The waffle ice cream cone, hamburger and caramel corn were also reportedly invented here in Akron as well. Other popular tourist hotspots include the Ohio and Erie Canal, Canal Park, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Derby Downs, and the Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens.
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