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Reach a Youth Teach a Youth with Stephan Pryor in Eden Parkrk

CPF Partners with Community Organization Aimed at Stopping Gun Violence

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / June 21, 2022 / Comments Off on CPF Partners with Community Organization Aimed at Stopping Gun Violence

Gun violence and declining mental health are on the rise, presenting major problems for the community. Luckily there are local organizations that are taking a creative approach to mentoring youth, promoting de-escalation techniques, and hosting community building events to stop gun violence in Cincinnati. One organization is Reach A Youth Teach A Youth, founded by…

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Jennifer Spieser and kate Gille accepting Growing Abilities Award

CPF Honored with Growing Abilities Award for Inclusive Programming

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / June 17, 2022 / Comments Off on CPF Honored with Growing Abilities Award for Inclusive Programming

This spring, Cincinnati Parks Foundation was honored with the Growing Abilities Award from nonprofit organization Redwood. Redwood’s mission is to guide children and adults with severe and multiple disabilities to achieve independence and reach their highest potential by providing enriching educational, therapeutic, and vocational services. Redwood’s annual Celebration of Abilities Awards, recognizes people and organizations that…

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Child in the be.well Adaptive Hiking program

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

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / February 9, 2022 / Comments Off on Cincinnati Parks Foundation Wins Governor’s Award, be.well and other programs

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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Beautiful blooming cherry tree within Cincinnati Parks

Year in Review: 2021 Mission Moments

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / December 17, 2021 / Comments Off on Year in Review: 2021 Mission Moments

This year a lot has been happening in Cincinnati Parks across the city. From free community wellness events to ribbon cuttings on new expansions, the bustle of activity has kept pace all year. Aside from the AMAZING team of hard-working individuals at the Cincinnati Park Board, our team has played a major role in the…

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Ribbon cutting for the The Wasson Way and CROWN trail in Ault Park

Community Cuts Ribbon on CROWN trail in Ault Park

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / December 17, 2021 / Comments Off on Community Cuts Ribbon on CROWN trail in Ault Park

On December 15th, we saw our $25,000 investment in the CROWN Cincinnati and Wasson Way trails come to fruition! This new section of paved trail in Ault Park connect to the Murray Path at Old Red Bank Road. Once completed, the 34-mile CROWN Cincinnati trail will be a walkable, rollable, and bikeable network that will…

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New Playground Wins Second-Place Award from OPRA

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / November 16, 2021 / Comments Off on New Playground Wins Second-Place Award from OPRA

Ohio Parks and Recreation Association (OPRA) has announced its 2021 Annual Awards of Excellence winners.  Cincinnati Parks won 2nd Place in the Capital Improvement category for the PNC Grow Up Great Playground in Inwood Park! “Parks and recreation professionals throughout Ohio work every day to improve the quality of life of the people they serve,” said OPRA…

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be.well Program Wins Another First-Place Award

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / November 10, 2021 / Comments Off on be.well Program Wins Another First-Place Award

Ohio Parks and Recreation Association (OPRA) has announced its 2021 Annual Awards of Excellence winners.  Cincinnati Parks Foundation won 1st Place in the Adaptive Programming category for the Fall be.well Adaptive Hiking Program! “Parks and recreation professionals throughout Ohio work every day to improve the quality of life of the people they serve,” said OPRA Executive Director…

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Ribbon cutting of the PNC Grow Up Great Playground in Inwood Park

PNC Grow Up Great Playground Officially Opens

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / August 11, 2021 / Comments Off on PNC Grow Up Great Playground Officially Opens

Cincinnati Parks and the Cincinnati Parks Foundation officially dedicated the Inwood Park PNC Grow Up Great® Playground at a ceremony on August 10th. The new playground, located on the circle drive of Wellington Place in the Mount Auburn neighborhood, is now the largest play area in any Cincinnati Park. It features fun and challenging play…

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playground with many playing areas

PNC Grow Up Great Playground Grand Opening

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / August 4, 2021 / Comments Off on PNC Grow Up Great Playground Grand Opening

The Grand Opening for the new PNC Grow Up Great Playground in Inwood Park is August 10th. A ceremony will be held to officially cut the ribbon at 3 p.m. and will coincide a community cookout and backpacks/school supplies giveaway from 3-5:30 p.m. About the Playground The new playground, located on the circle drive off…

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Be.well athletes with disabilities pose for a team photo.

be.well Move Team Making Great Strides

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / May 27, 2021 / Comments Off on be.well Move Team Making Great Strides

Cincinnati Parks Foundation is proud to partner with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital to bring the be.well program to Cincinnati Parks. The program gives children with disabilities, and their families, free wellness programming all year long. Six sessions of the program will be offered in Cincinnati Parks. Each program begins with a pre-assessment by Cincinnati Children’s Hospital…

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