Whether you are just moving to the area or a brand-new mom, moms groups are a great way to meet people who share your same stage of life. These Akron, Ohio groups for moms offer moral support for these days at home and the promise of playdates at the park and moms nights out on the town once things return back to “normal.” Your crew is here for you!

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Akron Area Moms (and Dads)
This Facebook group has over 2,000 members in the Akron, OH area. They plan playdates, schedule adult-only meetups and share local events for kids. Join here.

Fairlawn Moms & Tots
This group is designed for moms with young children. While the group was founded in Fairlawn, they have grown to include moms and tots throughout the greater Akron area. They are a diverse group of moms and tots and welcome everyone who wishes to be part of the group. When able, they schedule a variety of play dates throughout the Akron area and have a monthly Mom's Night Out. Join here

West Akron Moms Club
This group is for parents living in West Akron who enjoy the support and social activity of other adults and their children. The network is here to offer support and understanding to each other through the joys and tasks of parenthood. The club offers a wonderful opportunity to create lifelong friendships for moms, dads and children alike. Prospective members are welcome to attend a club activity before committing the join. Join here

The Nest
This donation-based business spun off two busy Facebook groups—the Becoming "Mom" group and Tots & Up group. Find babysitter recommendations, local meet-ups, toy swaps and more on the Tots group and information about becoming a mom through infancy in the Becoming "Mom" group. 

MOMS Club® of Cuyahoga Falls, OH
This group is for moms within the 44221, 44222, or 44223 zip codes. They keep a full calendar of activities for moms and kids of all ages. From Couples' Nights Out to playdates at local parks, this group has it all. They support members with helping hands meals and provide community service opportunities throughout the community. Join here

MOMS Club® of Copley/Fairlawn
This MOMS Club serves stay-at-home and working mothers in Copley, Fairlawn, Bath and surrounding areas. Most club activities occur during weekdays and kids are always welcome. Activities include coffee meetups, craft days, playgroups, book clubs and more. They also host meal prep days where members get together to make meals for the week. Join here

MOMS Club® of Hudson, Streetsboro, Peninsula and Richfield
This chapter serves residents of Streetsboro, Hudson, Peninsula and Richfield, Ohio. Meetings are on the first Tuesday of the month and are currently happening via Zoom. You are welcome to attend a meeting before joining the group. Join here

There are additional MOMS Club groups in Medina and Stow. Find your local chapter here

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Northeast Ohio Mothers of Multiples
This group's mission is to offer support, information, education and social interaction for mothers (or guardians) of multiple births in Northeast Ohio. They typically meet on the second Tuesday of the month. The group participates in the Kids Stuff Sale each September as part of the Great Garage Sale at the Lake County Fairgrounds. Join here

Barberton/Norton/Akron Moms Helping Moms
This Facebook group helps local moms share tips, promote their businesses and receive support from other moms. Join here.

Eastside Cleveland Playgroup
If you're willing to travel a bit or live closer to Cleveland, this is a great group to check out. Activities range from play-dates at local parks to all kinds of field trips. Kids range from newborn to elementary school (0-10 years), and they enjoy trips to the zoo, museums, fairs, libraries and special local events. Most events occur on the east side, but they do venture south and west on occasion. They are currently offering Zoom Mom's chats, Zoom playdates and hikes. Join here

Want to have your group added to the list? Send an email to kate@redtri.com.

—Kate Loweth

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