An Attitude of Gratitude in Cincinnati Parks

As we enter Thanksgiving week, it’s time to recognize the gratitude in our attitudes. There’s so much to be thankful for in our Cincinnati Parks. We are sharing a few things we are most grateful for this season. I’m so thankful to have an incredible park and playground within walking distance from our house where…

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Obliterating Litter in Your Cincinnati Parks

Women holding green bucket and a stick removing litter from a roadside in a park

Cincinnati Parks Foundation volunteers get their hands dirty. Each month, a dedicated group of volunteers gathers at parks around Cincinnati to remove litter. The Cincinnati Parks Foundation provides the tools and our volunteers provide the fun. Together, we’ve made quite an impact. Our 75+ volunteers removed over 300 bags of garbage throughout our nine events.…

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Accessible Hiking Grows Across the Country

The Luke5Adventures partnership with Cincinnati Parks Foundation helps people with disabilities explore our parks with all-terrain wheelchairs.

Looks like we’re on to something. This past weekend, the Cincinnati Parks Foundation team celebrated another successful season of accessible hiking with our partners at Luke5Adventures, a group that organizes regular hikes with their all-terrain wheelchair called a Rosie Chair. Through our partnership with Luke5, the Cincinnati Parks Foundation offers an accessible hiking program, Everybody…

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Lighting Up Cincinnati Parks with BLINK 

Attendees Experienced Cincinnati Parks in a Whole New Way. Cincinnati Parks were the backdrop for three installations supported by The Cincinnati Parks Foundation as part of the four-day light and art event, which returned to Cincinnati in October.  Housed within the Gardner Family Grove & Rose Garden at Smale Riverfront Park, an installation entitled “Breonna’s…

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Honoring a Legend: Ezzard Charles

Cincinnati’s World Heavyweight Boxing Champion Celebrated in the West End. The legacy of Ezzard Charles, the World Heavyweight Champion who grew up and trained in Cincinnati, is now permanently memorialized in the West End neighborhood where he once worked and lived. The Cincinnati Parks Foundation joined forces with Seven Hills Neighborhood Houses, the West End…

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Sawyer Point Pickleball Courts Grand Opening

Sawyer Point Pickleball courts after renovations

 Join City leaders, Parks officials and pickleball enthusiasts for a short program followed by a ribbon cutting to officially open the new pickleball and tennis facility along Cincinnati’s riverfront on September 9 at 9am. Check out the newly renovated Sawyer Point Courts to incorporate brand new pickleball courts, a new state of the art surface,…

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