FirstEnergyAll-American Soap Box Derby Countdown

Headquarters Office Hours
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday-Friday
(330) 733-8723

Office Address
789 Derby Downs Drive
Akron, OH 44306

Topside Address
1000 George Washington Blvd.
Akron, OH 44312

Directions

Approaching from the North

  • Route 8 South to 76 East (at the central interchange)
  • 76 East to Market St./Mogadore Rd.
  • Right at the bottom of the exit on to Market St.
  • At the first light take a right on to Hilbish Rd.
  • Follow through 3 traffic lights.
  • Hilbish Rd. changes name to George Washington Blvd. when you cross over Triplett Blvd.
  • If you wish to go to Soap Box Derby® Headquarters - Continue straight on George Washington Blvd.  Turn right on Springfield Lake Blvd. (you will see Derby logos in the center of the road) and then take an immediate right onto the access road (Derby Downs Drive). Soap Box Derby Headquarters is the white brick building on the right side past the back of Derby Downs grandstands.
  • If you wish to go to Topside - Continue straight up George Washington Blvd.  Topside facilities are at the top of the hill on your right.

Approaching from the South

  • I-77 North to 224 East towards Mogadore
  • Turn left at the first traffic light (Route 241)
  • If you wish to go to Soap Box Derby® Headquarters - Turn left on Springfield Lake Blvd. (you will see Derby logos in the center of the road) and then take an immediate right onto the access road (Derby Downs Drive). Soap Box Derby Headquarters is the white brick building on the right side past the back of Derby Downs grandstands.
  • If you wish to go to Topside - Continue straight up George Washington Blvd.  Topside facilities are at the top of the hill on your left.

Approaching from the East

  • I-76 West to the Market St./Mogadore Rd. Exit
  • At the bottom of the ramp turn left onto East Market St.
  • At the second light take a right onto Hilbish Rd.
  • Follow through 3 traffic lights.
  • Hilbish Rd. changes name to George Washington Blvd. when you cross over Triplett Blvd.
  • If you wish to go to Soap Box Derby® Headquarters - Continue straight on George Washington Blvd.  Turn right on Springfield Lake Blvd. (you will see Derby logos in the center of the road) and then take an immediate right onto the access road (Derby Downs Drive). Soap Box Derby Headquarters is the white brick building on the right side past the back of Derby Downs grandstands.
  • If you wish to go to Topside - Continue straight up George Washington Blvd.  Topside facilities are at the top of the hill on your right.

Approaching from the West

  • 76 East to Market St./Mogadore Rd.
  • At the bottom of the ramp turn right onto East Market St.
  • At the first light take a right onto Hilbish Rd.
  • Follow through 3 traffic lights.
  • Hilbish Rd. changes name to George Washington Blvd. when you cross over Triplett Blvd.
  • If you wish to go to Soap Box Derby® Headquarters - Continue straight on George Washington Blvd.  Turn right on Springfield Lake Blvd. (you will see Derby logos in the center of the road) and then take an immediate right onto the access road (Derby Downs Drive). Soap Box Derby Headquarters is the white brick building on the right side past the back of Derby Downs grandstands.
  • If you wish to go to Topside - Continue straight up George Washington Blvd.  Topside facilities are at the top of the hill on your right.

Parking

In order to reach our facility, guests will need to enter from Springfield Lake Drive off of George Washington Blvd. At the intersection of George Washington Blvd. and Springfield Lake Drive there is a large Soap Box Derby sign in the median where you’ll also find additional directional signage. Follow the arrows on the signs and they will lead you to a gravel parking lot on your right hand side.  

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