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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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Cincinnati Parks Foundation Board of Directors and staff in Cincinnati parks

Welcome to our New Board Members for 2022

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / December 21, 2021 / Comments Off on Welcome to our New Board Members for 2022

We would like to welcome the newest members of our Board of Directors. With their leadership we will be able to renovate greenspaces, restore trails, plant hundreds of trees, and more this year! Our volunteer Board consists of diverse community leaders who share their talents, professional expertise, and passion to improve the City of Cincinnati’s…

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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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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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People in voter booths, to illustrate the voters for the Great parks of Hamilton County levy

What does the Great Parks of Hamilton County levy mean for Cincinnati Parks?

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / November 8, 2021 / Comments Off on What does the Great Parks of Hamilton County levy mean for Cincinnati Parks?

On the November 2021 ballot, voters approved Issue 29 (also called Great Parks of Hamilton County levy), a 10-year tax levy which funds Great Parks of Hamilton County. This is a great “win” for the Greater Cincinnati community—quality parks and greenspaces are fundamental assets which sustain healthy, equitable, and resilient communities! Every dollar invested in parks…

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