2022 WinterBlast

2022 WinterBlast


Date(s) - 12.03.2022
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Event Type

Event Description

Join Summit DD, the City of Akron and The Children’s Museum for some winter fun at this year’s Winterblast. Summit DD will have special holiday helpers available to assist families with sensory sensitivities as they enjoy activities from 10am-1pm on Saturday, December 3rd at 10 a.m.

  • 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.: Sensory Hour –
    A quieter, less crowded environment while enjoying Winterblast activities
  • 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Concession Pancake Breakfast Buffet
    (additional $8 for preregistered participants and $12 at the event)
  • 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Summit DD-Supported Activities – Visit with Santa and get a gift, decorate cookies, ice skate (includes ice aides and an adaptive ice sled), visit Archie the Snowman, play shuffleboard or Polar Putt-Putt – the Inclusioneers Mobile Sensory Bus will be available if you need a break from the activities and Summit DD will be there to assist if needed
  • 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.: Winterblast Activities –
    Enjoy all Winterblast activities (open to the public all season long)

PARTNERS: PetSmart, Here For You Child Development Center, Lenibug Foundation, Inclusioneers, the Akron Children’s Museum, RePlay for KidsSuper Special Publication, LLC, Akron-Summit County Public Library, and  Italian American Professional and Businessmen’s Club

Social Story

Want to help prepare your little one for the event? Check out the Winterblast social story.Winterblast social story


Reservations are required (via Eventbrite) by November 30, 2022. Please visit the Eventbrite link or use the QR code in the downloadable flier to sign up. Free access to activities for the first 200 families.

Please contact Haylee DeSonne at 330-634-8612 to request special accommodations.

Event Location

Lock 3 Park
200 S Main St
Akron, Ohio 44308

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