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The Summit Opera House was originally built in the 1890s by the Woman's Christian Temperance Union as a dry entertainment hall and local W.C.T.U. meeting place. It currently houses Winberie's restaurant on the ground floor, and a church, office space, and apartments on the upper floors. It is located at Springfield Avenue and Kent Place Boulevard in downtown Summit. The Summit Playhouse features live dramatic performances.

The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey on Elm Street diagonally across from the Summit Middle School is a professionally recognized regional art center with an art school and an exhibition program.

Summit has sports programs for youth including basketball, baseball, soccer and football leagues through the Recreation Center. In addition, the YMCA organizes sports clinics and teams including the Summit Swim Team.

At age eight, children can try out for a traveling soccer program called the Summit Soccer Club, a nonprofit dedicated to the development of youth soccer in the city. Travel soccer runs for both the fall and spring seasons.

Lacrosse is a popular sport with high school teams achieving distinction at county and state levels. Summit High School boys' team won the state's Tournament of Champions in 2010 and 2009 and lost by one goal in the 2011 final. Summit holds the New Jersey state (and possibly national) high school record with 68 consecutive victories during 2009 to 2011. The 2012 team was ranked second in New Jersey in May 2012 and in the top 20 nationally.

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N/A Summit Primary Center At Wilson Preschool - Kindergarten Public
N/A Jefferson Primary Center Preschool - Kindergarten Public
5 Franklin Elementary School 1St Grade - 5th Grade Public
4 Jefferson Elementary School 1St Grade - 5th Grade Public
5 Washington Elementary School 1St Grade - 5th Grade Public
4 Brayton Elementary School 1St Grade - 5th Grade Public
5 Lincoln-Hubbard Elementary School 1St Grade - 5th Grade Public
5 L.c. Johnson Summit Middle School 6th Grade - 8th Grade Public
5 Summit Sr High School 9th Grade - 12th Grade Public
N/A Oak Knoll School Of The Holy Child Kindergarten - 12th Grade Catholic/Religious
N/A Oratory Preparatory School 7th Grade - 12th Grade Catholic/Religious
N/A Cornerstone School Of Summit Preschool - Kindergarten Private/Charter
N/A Hudsonway Immersion School Preschool - 3Rd Grade Private/Charter
N/A The Learning Circle Preschool - Kindergarten Private/Charter
N/A St Theresa Early Childhood Center Preschool - Kindergarten Private/Charter
N/A Cpc Weekday Nursery School And Kindergarten Preschool - Kindergarten Private/Charter
N/A Zadie's Nurturing Den Preschool - Kindergarten Private/Charter
N/A Central Presb Church Nur & Kng Sco Preschool - Kindergarten Private/Charter
N/A Kent Place School Preschool - 12th Grade Private/Charter
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