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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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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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Person juggling at a free family event in Cincinnati

Family Fun Days Kick Off This Weekend

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / March 1, 2022 / Comments Off on Family Fun Days Kick Off This Weekend

We are proud to offer a variety of programs and events in YOUR Cincinnati Parks that uplift the community. We support partners across the city and team up with Cincinnati Parks staff to offer family-friendly and accessible programs for all. This month our Family Fun Days kick off at Laurel Park and will continue throughout…

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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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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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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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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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A woman planting a tree in the Fall ReLeaf program

Register for your 2021 FREE Tree with Fall ReLeaf

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / August 25, 2021 / Comments Off on Register for your 2021 FREE Tree with Fall ReLeaf

This article contains information for the 2021 program. See the new article for information on the 2022 Program. For the last 33 years, Cincinnati Parks’ Fall ReLeaf Program has given away 20,000 free trees to Cincinnati residents. Since 1995, CPF has provided more than $350,000 in support of the program. Thanks to the additional support…

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Hip hop dancers with Dayron Contemporary Dance Company

Dayton Contemporary Dance Company comes to Cincinnati Parks

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / August 3, 2021 / Comments Off on Dayton Contemporary Dance Company comes to Cincinnati Parks

The Cincinnati Parks Foundation is proud to bring the Dayton Contemporary Dance Company (DCDC) to the stage at the P&G Pavilion in Sawyer Point on August 18th (7 p.m.) for a FREE, live, outdoor performance! Over the course of the evening, enjoy the dynamic movements of DCDC dancers as they perform a variety of works…

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People Canoeing in Rapid Run Park for Canoe and Movie night

Rapid Run Canoe and Movie Night Returns

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / July 28, 2021 / Comments Off on Rapid Run Canoe and Movie Night Returns

The beloved Rapid Run Park Canoe and Movie Night returns on Friday, July 30 (6-8 p.m.). All are invited to come enjoy FREE canoeing, games, music, and a movie. This event is led by the Rapid Run Park Advisory Council and Cincinnati Parks Foundation Board member, Mary Jo Bazely. A favorite of the community, the…

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