Programming

A smiling group planting a tree in Mt. Echo Park with LifeCenter

A New “Path Of Life” at Mt. Echo Park

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / April 23, 2021 / Comments Off on A New “Path Of Life” at Mt. Echo Park

On Earth Day, April 22, in Mt. Echo Park, LifeCenter Organ Donor Network (LifeCenter) in collaboration with Cincinnati Parks and the Cincinnati Parks Foundation commemorated the significance of organ, eye, and tissue donation…

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People doing free Cincinnati Yoga at a free wellnes program from Cincinnati Parks Foundation

Tons of FREE Wellness Programs for YOU

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / April 23, 2021 /

We are proud to partner with yoga studios, personal instructors, and other non-profits in Cincinnati to bring FREE wellness programs to you! You can enjoy a variety of classes from…

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CATCH UP ON THE FRILUFTSLIV HIKING CHALLENGE

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / January 11, 2021 /

FRILUFTSLIV HIKING CHALLENGE HOSTED BY THE WOMEN’S COMMITTEE OF CINCINNATI PARKS Our free 6-week winter hiking challenge, which began on December 14th, embraces nature during these colder months. Friluftsliv (pronounced…

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Three people stand proudly wearing shirts that say "fearless"

BE.WELL ADAPTIVE RUNNING PROGRAM WINS AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / November 20, 2020 /

Ohio Parks and Recreation Association (OPRA) has announced its 2020 Annual Awards of Excellence winners. Cincinnati Parks Foundation won 1st Place in the Adaptive Programming category for the Spring be.well Adaptive Running Program!…

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A group of volunteers wearing Ezz Fest t-shirts pose for a group photo

THE EZZARD CHARLES STATUE IS IGNITING THE COMMUNITY

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / September 3, 2020 /

Cincinnati Parks Foundation is currently fundraising to build a statue of boxer and West End hero Ezzard Charles. The bronze statue will stand prominently within a newly constructed plaza in…

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A woman with her arms outstretched, doing yoga in the park.

DE-STRESS WITH WELLNESS CLASSES IN BURNET WOODS

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / August 31, 2020 /

During these difficult and strange times, many are feeling some of the negative effects of social distancing. It can be hard to forgo the community events and indoor wellness classes…

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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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A man installing a picnic table in Burnet Woods

EXCITING IMPROVEMENTS IN BURNET WOODS

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / June 10, 2020 /

Through the generosity of our donors (known as the Stewards of Burnet Woods) we have raised over $100,000 for several capital improvements within Burnet Woods. This community-led fundraising campaign, which…

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A boy in a wheelchair is joined on a walk by a group of smiling adults

BE.WELL PARTNERSHIP WITH CINCINNATI CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / March 10, 2020 /

Children with physical disabilities engage in 30% less physical activity than national fitness guidelines. They also spend double the amount of time in sedentary behavior relative to typically developing peers.…

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