Community Application Reflection

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I have currently resided in Olmsted Township since May of 2015. Previously I lived in Elyria going to Lorain County Community College. I moved to Olmsted Township to be closer to Central School of Practical Nursing. When I was growing up I moved around very frequently. We never lived in one place for more than a year. I grew up around the Akron area until I moved up to the Cleveland area my sophomore year in high school. I am honestly very glad my family moved away from the Akron area to Avon. Since I was moving around frequently I was not able to look into what my community had to offer. This project has made me realize how much my community has to offer for all age types. Olmsted Township is a very small town it was first settled in 1814 …show more content…
The community center in Olmsted Falls holds classes for youth, adult and older adults. Examples for each are as follows; youth - bulldog youth football league, all-pro soccer camp, Olmsted Falls bulldog football camp, co-ed volleyball league, NFL flag football and others. Adults - serenity yoga, zumba, line dancing, and insanity - fitness class. For the older adults are wii bowling, yoga, line dancing and transportation connection. (Welcome to Olmsted Falls, Ohio). For all ages of residents in Olmsted Township there is Bradley Woods Reservation in Westlake a few miles down the road provided by the Cleveland Metroparks. In this reservation there are a few trails, water fountain and a small park for exercise.
For working families with small children there are a few day care centers in the area; Kidsfirst Learning Center, Olmsted Falls Early Childhood Center and Childtime. Kidsfirst learning center is located in Olmsted Falls it is a montessori-based learning environment, which is for children ages 6 weeks to 10 years of age. “This program provides a full-day program monday thru friday, before-and-after school programs for grades K-5, and summer camp for children up to 10 years of age.” (Welcome to KidsFirst Learning Center,

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