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A family and racer throwing their hands in the air with excitement at the be.well race at Smale Riverfront Park.

BE.WELL SPRING PROGRAM WRAPS UP WITH A SUCCESSFUL VIRTUAL RACE

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / August 5, 2020 /

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…

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Three people stand proudly wearing shirts that say "fearless"

CELEBRATING 30 YEARS OF ADA THROUGH OUR ADAPTIVE WELLNESS PROGRAM

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / June 29, 2020 /

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,…

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Looking up into a tree

HOW TO SOCIALLY DISTANCE WHILE VISITING YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD PARK

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / March 24, 2020 /

During the “Stay At Home” order, many of Cincinnati Parks’ trails and open spaces can continue to be used in a safe manner that allows people to enjoy the health benefits these spaces provide.…

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Man outdoors with a face mask on.

WHAT THE OHIO “STAY AT HOME” ORDER MEANS FOR PARKS

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / March 22, 2020 /

Governor Mike DeWine announced that Ohio will enter a period of “Stay At Home” as ordered by state Heath Department Director Amy Acton. The order requires that all Ohioans remain at home…

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People walking past blooming Magnolia trees

COVID-19 CAN’T CANCEL SPRING BLOOMS

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / March 18, 2020 /

We all can admit that this is an uneasy time. Schools are closed along with all of our favorite restaurants, gyms, and community centers. Due to orders from local and state…

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A group of people doing yoga at the Burnet Woods Bandstand

NEW STEWARDS OF BURNET WOODS WELLNESS SERIES

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / February 27, 2020 /

EDIT: Most are postponed through July 1, 2020. However, our Saturday Community Yoga class resumes June 20! Register to reserve your spot here: https://www.xn--hert-moa.com/world-peace-yoga/weekly-schedule/  Location: Burnet Woods Bandstand, 280 Burnet Woods Dr.…

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A senior couple sharing a kiss at sunset

FIVE VALENTINE’S DAY MAKE OUT SPOTS IN YOUR CINCINNATI PARKS ♥

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / February 7, 2020 /

Valentine’s Day is almost here and love is in the air. We can’t think of a better place to steal a smooch from your sweetheart than in YOUR beautiful Cincinnati…

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Erin Morris and naturalists smiling and directing traffic at an event

STEPHENSON SISTERS’ SCHOLARSHIP FUND ESTABLISHED IN HONOR OF ERIN MORRIS

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / January 22, 2020 /

In December of 2019, Erin Morris, a long-time employee of Cincinnati Parks, officially retired. Erin was a dedicated public servant who worked in the Explore Nature! division, educating children and adults on…

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Dave Gamstetter holding a freshly planted tree

New Gamstetter Grove In Burnet Woods

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / December 16, 2019 /

This year we dedicated the Gamstetter Grove in Burnet Woods in honor of the recently retired Cincinnati Parks Head of Urban Forestry, Dave Gamstetter. Dave was a dedicated public servant who spent 30…

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A family laughing in a snowball fight

Four Unique Gifts To Give For The Holidays

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / December 10, 2019 /

It’s the time of year where everyone is rushing to find that perfect gift. Do you know someone who loves Cincinnati Parks? Think outside the “giftbox” and simply think “outside”! Here…

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