Trail Closure Notice: Bill Yeck Park,
McGuffey Meadow Entrance (7893 Wilmington-Dayton Road). Intermittant trail
closures as work is done throughout the summer to restore this area back
into a wetland. |
Tell us what you think! Improvement plans for Forest Field Park.
improvements are in the works for Forest Field Park! Public
planning sessions were held in February to receive
community feedback on desirable future park amenities.
a moment to
view the full-size preliminary plan (PDF) that resulted from
the public planning sessions.
the survey to let us know your thoughts. We appreciate your
feedback as we aspire to continuously improve your community's
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June 24, 2016
Remember all those playground games you used to play? You may not have
realized it then, but while you were having fun, you were also working out!
Join us for a great workout, fun and laughter. Bring your significant other,
neighbors and friends for these adults-only recesses! No need to register,
just show up and have a blast!
June 28, 6-7:30 p.m.:
July 26, 6-7:30 p.m.:
Iron Horse Park
August 30, 6-7:30 p.m.:
Oak Grove Park
June 21, 2016
Brand new summer camp options!
We are excited to offer new summer camp options for 2016! Camps are for
ages 6-12 and take place at Forest Field Park.
They are $40/week for Centerville/Washington Township residents and $70/week
Ooey Gooey Park Patooey: July 11-14, 6-8:30 p.m.
We’re going to put a sticky spin on some of our favorite park games in this
messy camp! We'll do nature science experiments and participate in an
interactive presentation from a naturalist.
Go for the Gold: August 1-4, 1-3:30 p.m.
The Summer Olympics are starting early! Children will play kid’s versions of
popular Olympic sports like badminton, fencing, tennis, volleyball and more!
We'll create Olympic-themed crafts and, of course, hold an Olympic ceremony!
The Dayton Dutch Lions will
join us for a special demonstration. Come prepared to have fun and help
bring your team to victory!
June 14, 2016
Children at play. Thank you for not smoking.
break is here and the parks are full!
Centerville-Washington Park District is dedicated to providing
the community with ample opportunities to live healthy and
active lifestyles. Secondhand smoke is a proven health risk and
children may be especially vulnerable. It is our hope that park
visitors will abstain from smoking in any park area where
children are at play. Reduce litter, promote positive role
modeling and give children a healthy, safe place to play!
May 31, 2016
Are you up to the challenge?
the summer months we’ll be posting challenges on our social
media accounts —
out of 15 posted pop-up park challenges and win a
gift card! In addition, each winner will be entered into a grand
prize drawing for a $100 Whole Foods gift card!
Most challenges will involve visiting a specific park location
to fulfill a task or find a landmark. Other challenges will
involve attending one of our special events! You won’t know the
challenge until the challenge timeclock begins, and then you’ll
have a deadline to complete it! Post a photo proving challenge
completion with the tag #itsacwpdsummer.
The challenge begins June 3!
May 29, 2016
Work continues on Holes Creek Trail
1.3-mile, 10-foot wide multi-use asphalt trail is being
constructed along Upper
Holes Creek between Holes Creek Park, a 25-acre nature
park located at 8575 Yankee Street, and
Silvercreek Park, a 9-acre nature park located at 9369 Yankee Street.
The project includes three bridges and two culvert crossings over
side streams of Holes Creek.
The new trail is part of the community’s
multi-use trail plan to develop safe and user-friendly system of trails that
foster community connectivity while promoting alternative modes of
transportation and enhancing the physical fitness and quality of life for
The trail is expected to open for use in late July 2016.
Please note: this is an active
construction site, so the trail is not yet safe for public use.
May 13, 2016
Summer 2016 News & Events
Read the latest Park District news and find upcoming program
information in the June-August 2016 issue of News & Events!
opens for summer programs 10 a.m. May 16 for Centerville and Washington Township residents. Phone or walk-in registration begins
Nonresident online registration begins 10 a.m.
Nonresident phone or walk-in registration begins May 24.
Please note: there has been a change
since newsletter printing to the Booked for Lunch summer book
schedule. The book for June is now Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker and the book for July is now
Grandma Gatewood's Walk. We apologize for any
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May 9, 2016
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CacheQuest: A Geocaching Adventure Challenge
Centerville-Washington Park District is celebrating the start of
spring with an exciting geocaching adventure challenge in the
Smith Property area of Bill Yeck Park! The cache stages will be
themed around the past, present and future of the Smith
The first 50 participants to find and log all 6
caches will win a CWPD official
geocaching.com trackable, and
will be entered into a drawing to win a $25 gift card from
geocaching.com! Limit one entry per family.
The drawing will take place on Friday, May 20.
CacheQuest is a multi-stage challenge, with
the coordinates for each cache found in the preceding cache.
The first set of coordinates were released on March 20, 2016
Participants will need to sign the log book at each cache, log
their finds on
geocaching.com, and also keep a record of each
cache’s title and coordinates for proof.
need to come to Park Headquarters to fill out a log sheet with the title and
coordinates for each cache in order to claim their official CWPD
geo-traveler. (Office hours are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. -
Only the first 50 participants will receive a
One trackable per family.
April 19, 2016
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