Schoolhouse Park shelter

2017 Shelter Reservations

Perfect for birthday parties, graduation parties, family reunions and more, large group shelters are available in eight of the Centerville-Washington Park District community parks. Reservations for the 2017 calendar year may be made beginning at 8:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 3.…

Centerville-Washington Park District Winter Pop-Up Park Challenge

The Winter Pop-Up Park Challenge

Are you up to the challenge? The Pop-Up Park Challenge is back for more winter-themed fun! Beginning Monday, December 5, we’ll be posting challenges on our social media accounts — Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Complete ten out of 15 posted…

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Ash Tree Removal in the Parks

Forestry activity for the removal of ash trees infested by the emerald ash borer (EAB) will continue throughout the winter in many of your parks. Much of this work will be completed by International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified contractors.…

Big Backyard Party at Robert F. Mays Park

BIG Backyard Party!

We hosted a free community appreciation event Saturday, October 22, to celebrate the grand opening of your newest community park, Robert F. Mays Park. The BIG Backyard Party featured lacrosse demonstrations, games, raffles, face painting, a balloon artist, a magician,…

Owlexander's Tyke Hike

Owlexander’s Tyke Hike

Visit a new park feature! Hike the Schoolhouse Park path with Owlexander, the Park District mascot, and his woodland friends. Busy tots will practice physical skills such as balancing on one foot like a bird, hopping like a bunny and…

Pickleball courts at Activity Center Park

New Pickleball Courts

The sport of pickleball has been steadily gaining popularity in the greater Dayton area. A cross between tennis, table tennis and badminton, it’s played on a badminton-sized court with paddles and a plastic whiffle ball. The Centerville-Washington Park District began…

New Pollinator Habitats

Pollinators, most often honey bees, are responsible for one in every three bites of food we take! The loss of pollinators threatens agricultural production, maintenance of natural plant communities and important services provided by those ecosystems, such as carbon cycling,…

New Places to Play

It’s time to change up your playground routine and visit a park you haven’t explored! Beechwood Springs, Rosewood and Wagon Trail Parks received new playgrounds this year in accordance with the Park District’s playground update plan — park playgrounds automatically…