Laugh at the Lake 2016

Doing Big Things in a Small Town

The Suffield League's mission is to promote the small town ideals of our community, to nurture the spirit of volunteerism, and to give back to our town by providing opportunities for individuals and organizations to serve by sponsoring events and projects that benefit all.

Children's Easter Egg Hunt - This event gives all the children of our community a chance to meet the Easter Bunny and find the hundreds of colorful eggs which are then turned in for prizes and treats.

Memorial Day Ceremony and Parade - In this community tribute to our military, veterans honor our servicemen during a ceremony at the town hall followed by a large parade featuring local school groups, scouts, sports clubs, churches, and a wide variety of other groups and organizations.

Suffield Music Festival - The Suffield Music Festival, our largest event of the year, offers a series of outstanding musical groups, a beer garden, a wide selection of food, games and inflatables for the children, a 5K run, a car show, a poker run, and other displays featuring local groups. This two day event, held in August at the Lion's Park, continues to grow in popularity and provides a great opportunity for local organizations to unite and work together for this celebration.

Santa in Suffield - All local children are invited to see Santa arrive on a fire engine, and then come into the festive setting of the town hall to sit with him and share their Christmas wish list. Parents may take pictures and share in the fun as members of the Suffield League hand out gifts to all the children.

Laugh at the Lake - A fundraiser held in February at Paradise Lake Golf Banquet Center. A dress-up event including a buffet dinner and live entertainment.

Flag Display - The Suffield League makes sure the flag of the United States is displayed along our roadways for Memorial Day, Flag Day, and the Fourth of July holidays.

Suffield Cares - The Suffield League is proud to be a partner of Suffield Cares, which provides for those in need in our community.

All events are offered to the community free of admission and are designed to build community spirit. In addition to these events we also help community organizations raise funds at their events by performing such services as providing and staffing casino night games and activities or by providing staging or children's games.

Won't you consider joining the Suffield League and help us promote our town? We meet at 7:00 PM in the town hall the first Sunday of each month.


  • Terry Ginn 330.472.6483
  • Tom Calcei 330.628.2437
  • Kyle Kreiner 330.628.1580
  • Duane Eddy  330.203.6452

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Upcoming Township Events





Week By Week, Follow Your Favorite Local Football Team Here

Suffield Township is home to four different school districts.  Follow the 2016 seasons for Field, Mogadore, Lake and Springfield.   Click the following link to see the scores:  2016 High School Football Scores


Something Russian Festival Is October 4 & 5

St. Nicholas Orthodox Church at 755 South Cleveland Avenue is hosting the annual Something Russian Festival on Tuesday & Wednesday October 4 & 5 from 10:00 AM until 9:00 PM.  Come out and enjoy the Russian culture and food.


Moseley Sentencing Now Set For October 3rd

Samantha Moseley plead guilty on July 14th to Aggravated Vehicular Homicide in the May 11, 2015 death of Suffield Township Road Department worker William Knapp.  After many months of typical judicial delays, she is now scheduled to be sentenced by Judge Laurie Pittman on October 3rd at 9:30 AM.


Recycling Saves our Planet

Curbside Recycle Meeting Is October 12th At 7:00 PM

A public hearing on the issue of keeping Suffield's Recycle program as it current is, or switching to curbside recycle pickup is scheduled for Wednesday October 12th at 7:00 PM in the Community Room of the Fire House.   Bill Steiner, director of the Portage County Solid Waste Management will be on hand to answer questions.  All are welcome.


Historical Society Museum Open House Is October 16th

The Suffield Township Historical Society will be open to the public on Sunday October 16th from 1:00 to 4:00 PM in conjunction with the Fire Department's annual Open House.  Come out and view the museum, which was once the township's first fire station. 


Fire House Open House Is October 16th

The annual Suffield Fire Department Open House will be Sunday October 16th from 11:00 AM until 3:00 PM.  On display will be the equipment used by the Fire Department, as well as demonstrations.  Flu shots are available through the Portage County Health Department at a nominal cost (see the flyer below).  Come out and meet a majority of our hard-working firefighters and enjoy the refreshments.Flu Shots flyer 2016

Senior Lunches Available

The Family and Community Services of Portage County in conjunction with the Suffield United Church of Christ offer lunches to Seniors at the church Tuesday through Friday from 11:30 AM until 12:30 PM.  Lunch requires a donation and must be ordered one week in advance by calling Beverly Miller at 330-877-3965.


Fall 2016 Historical Society Newsletter Is Here!

Read the lastest Suffield Historical Society Newsletter, which was recently published on September 8th.  At the bottom of this page, click on "Society Newsletter" to see the latest volume and past volumes.




Wingfoot Lake State Park

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Wingfoot Lake State Park is Suffield's only park.   It was opened by the Ohio State Parks & Recreation Department in 2009.  Goodyear had operated the park since the 1960's as a private playground for its employees and for corporate retreats.  As the company footprint grew smaller in the Akron area Goodyear decided to close the park in 2006.  To learn more about the park, such as rental of the facilities, visit the park's website:

Town Hall Rental

The historic Suffield Town Hall can be rented by residents and non-residents for various events.


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Historical Society

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A great opportunity for community involvement, and many free activities for everyone!


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