Cincinnati Ranks 4th in the Nation For Parks

Burnet Woods Bandstand in Cincinnati

Story by Cincinnati Parks Cincinnati came in 4th for parks in a national ranking of the largest 100 US cities released today. The annual ranking of park access, quality and equity was compiled by the Trust for Public Land whose mission is to “create parks and protect land for people, ensuring healthy, livable communities for…

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CPF launches new obLITTERators Program to Fight Litter

Person removing litter in Cincinnati Parks

If you’re like us, you’ve noticed that there has been explosion of litter in Cincinnati. Many organizations are working to fight this problem and City leaders are looking for solutions—and so are we! That’s why the Cincinnati Parks Foundation is happy to announce our new “obLITTERators” volunteer program to help get litter out of YOUR…

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City Council Recognizes Jennifer Spieser for Women’s History Month

Jennifer with City Council and Park Board members in City Hall

On Wednesday, March 30, 2022, Cincinnati Parks Foundation Executive Director Jennifer Hafner Spieser received recognition from Mayor Aftab Pureval and Cincinnati City Council. Recommended through the office of Councilmember Mark Jeffreys, Jennifer received an official recognition resolution “for Women’s History Month 2022, when the City celebrates women who are making history while bringing national attention…

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Utilizing the Power of Women for YOUR Cincinnati Parks

Women's Committee of Cincinnati Parks members at the Hats Off Luncheon

Some of Cincinnati Parks most beautiful spaces have been impacted by the power of women banding together to make a difference. The Women’s Committee of Cincinnati Parks has rallied for 15 years to enhance and improve the city’s parks and greenspace. The Women’s Committee of Cincinnati Parks The Women’s Committee of Cincinnati Parks is a…

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Kennedy Heights Park gets a New Boardwalk

Completed new boardwalk in Kennedy Heights Park

Kennedy Heights Park recently received a new boardwalk thanks to a collaboration between the community, the Cincinnati Parks Foundation, Renewed by Robertson LLC., and the Cincinnati Parks team! The Kennedy Heights community brought forth a concern of a failing and unsound boardwalk along the small wetland within the park. Aligning with the Cincinnati Parks Foundation’s Neighborhood…

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Family Fun Days Kick Off This Weekend

Person juggling at a free family event in Cincinnati

We are proud to offer a variety of programs and events in YOUR Cincinnati Parks that uplift the community. We support partners across the city and team up with Cincinnati Parks staff to offer family-friendly and accessible programs for all. This month our Family Fun Days kick off at Laurel Park and will continue throughout…

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7 Ways to Celebrate Black History in YOUR Parks

Marian Spencer statue surrounded by people in Smale Riverfront Park.

February is Black History month! There are many great ways to explore Cincinnati Parks AND celebrate Black History Month at the same time. Here is a list of seven ways to get outdoors and learn more about Cincinnati Black History in YOUR parks. 1: HIKE THE RAVINE TO FREEDOM IN LABOITEAUX WOODS PRESERVE There are…

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Cincinnati Parks Foundation Wins Governor’s Award, be.well and other programs

Child in the be.well Adaptive Hiking program

Cincinnati Parks Foundation’s be.well Fall Adaptive Hiking program is the winner of the 12th Annual Governor’s Award for Parks and Recreation presented by Ohio Parks and Recreation Association. The be.well Fall Adaptive Hiking program is part of a series of free seasonal programs for children with disabilities in partnership between Cincinnati Parks Foundation and Cincinnati…

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We’re Hiring: Part-Time Program Coordinator

Cincinnati Parks Foundation staff on a hike

THIS POSTING IS NOW CLOSED The Cincinnati Parks Foundation is expanding the team! We are hiring a part-time Program Coordinator to help with our award-winning free programs in Cincinnati Parks. Do you love working with others to help improve the community? This job may be for you! Program Coordinator Position The Program Coordinator works under…

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