Volunteer Opportunities

There are 2 great opportunities to help cleanup the Cuyahoga River this fall.

2016 National Public Lands Day & Cuyahoga River Cleanup

When: Saturday, September 24

Where: River Front Park & Water Works Park, Cuyahoga Falls

Volunteers are being recruited to assist with National Public Lands Day efforts from two main locations; one at River Front Park (Front Street), and the second at Water Works Park (2025 Munroe Falls Avenue). Volunteers will be cleaning up litter and debris in areas along the Cuyahoga River, and planting trees at designated locations near riverbanks.

Volunteers who plan to work in and from the River Front Park area, will meet at 9:00 AM at the River Front Park parking lot (near the Doodlebug Memorial).  Volunteers working in and from Water Works Park, will meet at the Little Stone Shelter at 10:00 AM.  Cleanup supplies and planting tools will be available for project volunteers at each location.

Lunch for all City of Cuyahoga Falls 2016 National Public Lands Day volunteers will be provided at the Little Stone Shelter in Water Works Park at approximately 12:30 PM.

To volunteer for the City of Cuyahoga Falls 2016 National Public Lands Day Project, pre-registration is required.  Please email mcclearyrm@cityofcf.com by Wednesday, September 21st, to pre-register.

Click here to access a flyer advertising the event.  

pulling-tires-out-of-the-cuyahoga-320x24116th Annual Little Cuyahoga River Cleanup



Volunteer at the 16th Annual River Clean-Up! 

Please note the date has changed:

Due to rain, the Little Cuyahoga River Cleanup event scheduled tomorrow (Saturday, Oct. 1st), will take place Saturday 10/8  9am-12pm at the Mustill Store in Akron.

When: October 8, 2016 from 9:00am to 12:00pm

Where: Mustill Store–Cascade Locks Park
57 West North Street
Akron, Ohio 44304

Join the Cascade Locks Park Association and EnviroScience, Inc. in improving the Little Cuyahoga River.  All are welcome! Email JSinger@EnviroScienceInc.com to sign up.

  • Help improve water quality in the Cuyahoga Valley.
  • Help restore part of the scenic Towpath.
  • Give back to your community.
  • Bring water boots and waders if possible.
  • Dress for success! You may get wet.
  • Gloves and bags provided.
  • Bring a friend.
  • A light snack will be provided afterwards.

Event website

River cleanup flyer