Accessible Hiking Grows Across the Country

The Luke5Adventures partnership with Cincinnati Parks Foundation helps people with disabilities explore our parks with all-terrain wheelchairs.

Looks like we’re on to something. This past weekend, the Cincinnati Parks Foundation team celebrated another successful season of accessible hiking with our partners at Luke5Adventures, a group that organizes regular hikes with their all-terrain wheelchair called a Rosie Chair. Through our partnership with Luke5, the Cincinnati Parks Foundation offers an accessible hiking program, Everybody…

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CPF Staff Award: Kate Gille Wins Forty Under 40

Kate Gille, Creative and Communications Director at Cincinnati Parks Foundation

The Cincinnati Business Courier named its Forty Under 40 class of 2022. The annual awards program recognizes young leaders and professionals from across Greater Cincinnati. Kate Gille, the Cincinnati Parks Foundation’s Creative and Communications Director, was selected as one of the 2022 honorees. About the Forty Under 40 Awards Each year, through an open nominations process,…

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CPF Honored with Growing Abilities Award for Inclusive Programming

Jennifer Spieser and kate Gille accepting Growing Abilities Award

This spring, Cincinnati Parks Foundation was honored with the Growing Abilities Award from nonprofit organization Redwood. Redwood’s mission is to guide children and adults with severe and multiple disabilities to achieve independence and reach their highest potential by providing enriching educational, therapeutic, and vocational services. Redwood’s annual Celebration of Abilities Awards, recognizes people and organizations that…

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City Council Recognizes Jennifer Spieser for Women’s History Month

Jennifer with City Council and Park Board members in City Hall

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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We’re Hiring: Part-Time Program Coordinator

Cincinnati Parks Foundation staff on a hike

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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Neighborhood Parks Campaign in 2022

People out enjoying Eden Park

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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Year in Review: 2021 Mission Moments

Beautiful blooming cherry tree within Cincinnati Parks

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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Get Your Tickets for the Hats Off Luncheon

Hats Off Luncheon Chairs in Eden Park

Step back in time to the rise of Art Deco — famous for roaring 20’s parties, bootleggers, wildly popular jazz music, and much more. Many of Cincinnati’s most iconic buildings and parks were designed and constructed in this time including Carew Tower, Union Terminal, and Eden Park’s Krohn Conservatory. The sleek, geometric lines that are…

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Tons of FREE Wellness Programs for YOU

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

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 yoga, meditation, martial arts, dancing, and more. Below is a list of current programs happening in Cincinnati Parks in neighborhoods across the city. Please sign…

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