Programming

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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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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Rendering of Ezzard Charles Statue in Laurel Park

EZZARD CHARLES STATUE FUNDRAISING IN THE FINAL ROUND

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / February 25, 2020 /

Cincinnati Parks Foundation is proud to lead the fundraising efforts to erect a statue commemorating the legacy of Ezzard Charles. Join us in the final round as we “knock out” our fundraising goal…

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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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A mother with two children wearing face paint sit it an audience on a grassy lawn.

Cincinnati Parks Foundation: 2019 In Review

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / December 9, 2019 /

We have had an amazing and action packed year! From restoring trails in French Park to collaborating on a BLINK art installation, we’ve done it all! Thanks to our donors,…

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Christmas lights in a tree outdoors

10 Seasonal Activities For Families And Adults

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / November 3, 2019 /

Throw on your Mariah Carey holiday tunes because it officially ’tis the season! Now through December, there are tons of fun activities you can do with your friends and family in…

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A toddler looks at a wooden bridge in a autumn forest as her father looks on.

5 CINCINNATI PARKS PERFECT FOR ENJOYING FALL COLORS

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / October 21, 2019 /

Fall is the favorite season for many thanks to colorful leaves (and pumpkin spice everything). While Cincinnati Parks aren’t known for pumpkin spice anything, they are known for scenic fall color! Cincinnati’s…

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CINCINNATI PARKS’ URBAN CAMPSITE A HUGE SUCCESS

By Cincinnati Parks Foundation / October 18, 2019 /

In case you somehow missed it, the light, art and projection mapping event known as BLINK finally returned to Cincinnati earlier this month. October 10-13, the free event spanned more than 30…

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