Bath Township is a picturesque bedroom community nestled in Summit County. The close proximity to Akron and Cleveland is balanced with the local charm; Bath is the perfect community to call home. Bath Township was created in 1818, as part of the Western Reserve Territory. Led by four elected officials, three trustees and a fiscal officer, the township maintains full police, fire, park, and road departments. The men and women who make up the township employees are dedicated to providing excellence to the residents of Bath.
Bath Township Schools
Most of Bath Township is in the Revere Local School District. The Revere School District has been rated ’Excellent with Distinction’ for thirteen years in a row. Part of the township is in the Copley-Fairlawn City School District, also rated ‘Excellent with Distinction’, and the Cuyahoga Valley Career Center, normally in the top ten, rated number one career-tech school in Ohio in 2009/2010. Old Trail School, an independent institute for grades K-8 is also located on 62 acres within the Cuyahoga Valley National Park in the township.
Bath Township Recreation
Bath has miles of trails between the township parks: The Bath Community Activity Center, Bath Nature Preserve, the Bath Baseball Park, and Bath Hills Park.
The Cuyahoga Valley National Park is in the northeast corner of the township as well. Community members of all ages have the opportunity to participate in a range of activities in the parks. We have baseball, t-ball, soccer, and soccer fields, tennis and baseball courts, picnic shelters, and playgrounds. The Bath Nature Preserve is a 411 acre public park that contains grasslands, wetlands, ponds, streams, and mesophytic and riparian deciduous forests. The township holds an agreement with The University of Akron for their use of a research station within the preserve.
Bath Township Associations
Members of the community care about our township and each other. Numerous organizations and groups work towards the betterment of Bath. Youth sports to business associations, watershed protection to historical preservation, people spend the time to make Bath the best it can be. If you’re interested in learning more, visit our website at www.bathtownship.org. We have contact information for the groups and organizations, as well as a calendar of events that is updated weekly. There are always activities, meetings, and events to participate in around Bath.
Bath Township Businesses
Bath is home to fine dining, unique specialty shops, and a diverse range of local businesses. We are also lucky to have the southern part of our township in the Montrose area. This district is a thriving retail destination.
Bath Township is dedicated to excellence in providing prompt, appropriate public services to its citizens by encouraging honest, responsive, sensitive and professional services to the community and by recognizing the community’s history of independence, self-reliance and tradition since 1818.