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Person hiking for Cincinnati Trail Fest

Trail Fest Benefits Cincinnati Parks Foundation

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / May 20, 2022 / Comments Off on Trail Fest Benefits Cincinnati Parks Foundation

Nonprofit group Cincinnati Hikes is partnering with Cincinnati Parks to present the FREE Trail Fest on June 5th, 2022 at Mt. Airy Forest! Trail Fest’s mission is to celebrate the city’s nature and all it has to offer. The event will bring together the Cincinnati community and its many resources committed to education on recreating…

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Band playing at One Good Party at MadTree Brewing

MadTree Brewing To Throw “One Good Party” With Non-Profit Partners

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / May 9, 2022 / Comments Off on MadTree Brewing To Throw “One Good Party” With Non-Profit Partners

Over the years, MadTree Brewing has been an amazing partner to Cincinnati Parks and the Cincinnati Parks Foundation. They have helped to plant thousands of trees through the Fall ReLeaf Program and at their “all-hands” volunteer events in Mt. Storm Park, Laurel Park, Inwood Park, and more. To celebrate their partnership with the Foundation and…

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Burnet Woods Bandstand in Cincinnati

Cincinnati Ranks 4th in the Nation For Parks

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / May 4, 2022 / Comments Off on Cincinnati Ranks 4th in the Nation For Parks

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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ObLITTERators volunteers removing litter in Cincinnati Parks

obLITTERators Remove 45 Bags of Trash from Mt. Airy Forest

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / May 1, 2022 / Comments Off on obLITTERators Remove 45 Bags of Trash from Mt. Airy Forest

Like so many in Cincinnati, we couldn’t help but notice the explosion of litter across the city. In an effort to be part of the solution, Cincinnati Parks Foundation created the “obLITTERators” monthly volunteer outings to remove litter from Cincinnati Parks. The program kicked off on April 30th in Mt. Airy Forest. Volunteers included Cincinnati…

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Person removing litter in Cincinnati Parks

CPF launches new obLITTERators Program to Fight Litter

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / April 1, 2022 / Comments Off on CPF launches new obLITTERators Program to Fight Litter

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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Jennifer with City Council and Park Board members in City Hall

City Council Recognizes Jennifer Spieser for Women’s History Month

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / March 31, 2022 / Comments Off on City Council Recognizes Jennifer Spieser for Women’s History Month

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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Completed new boardwalk in Kennedy Heights Park

Kennedy Heights Park gets a New Boardwalk

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / March 2, 2022 / Comments Off on Kennedy Heights Park gets a New Boardwalk

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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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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Cincinnati Parks Foundation staff on a hike

We’re Hiring: Part-Time Program Coordinator

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / February 3, 2022 / Comments Off on We’re Hiring: Part-Time Program Coordinator

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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People out enjoying Eden Park

Neighborhood Parks Campaign in 2022

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / January 20, 2022 / Comments Off on Neighborhood Parks Campaign in 2022

Cincinnati Parks touch all 52 neighborhoods within the city, and as any Cincinnatian knows, each neighborhood and its parks are unique. This is why in 2018, the Cincinnati Parks Foundation started the Neighborhood Parks Campaign to focus on capital improvement and unique programming of neighborhood parks. A Look Back on the Campaign’s Success Since 2018,…

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