be.well Spring Program Wraps Up With a Successful Virtual Race

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ADAPTIVE RUNNING PROGRAM The be.well Spring Adaptive Running Program in partnership with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Fleet Feet, and Cincinnati Parks wrapped up over the weekend of August 1 with a virtual race. Participants and their families completed the 5K course at Smale Riverfront Park independently and were rewarded with medals, popsicles, and cheering from volunteers …

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Hats Off Luncheon Goes Virtual

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Foundation team having a picnic in Smale Park
  Based on the best information currently available regarding public health, and on recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Cincinnati Parks Foundation is pivoting this year’s Hats Off Luncheon into a hybrid event in place of the traditional mass gathering event. We’re excited to introduce you to: Hats Off Around …

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Celebrating 30 Years of ADA Through Our Adaptive Wellness Program

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A young man poses with two physical therapists wearing protective face masks
This week, our nation celebrates the 30th anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). ADA protects people with disabilities against discrimination and ensures their participation in employment, public services, and more. The celebration of this law’s passage falls in the same week as the conclusion of our be.well adaptive running program. …

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Learn about African American Hero, Ezzard Charles in a free Webinar

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Rendering of the Ezzard Charles statue in Laurel Park
  We are erecting a bronze statue of African American Cincinnati hero, Ezzard Charles in the West End. More than a Heavyweight Champion of the World, Ezzard Charles was a West End resident, an entrepreneur, a renowned jazz enthusiast, and a brilliant Renaissance man.  A West End advocate during his life, he now represents honor, …

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Exciting Improvements in Burnet Woods

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A man building a picnic table at the Burnet Woods Bandstand
Through the generosity of our donors (known as the Stewards of Burnet Woods) we have raised over $100,000 for several capital improvements within Burnet Woods. This community-led fundraising campaign, which began in 2019, is producing wonderful improvements in this beloved Clifton neighborhood park. In addition, the Foundation leveraged these funds to match a $10,000 grant …

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