CWPD volunteer Bill Keegans

Bill Keegans

At 23, Bill Keegans left his home in Scotland and emigrated to Australia. As a software developer, Bill was working with Australia’s largest company (BHP) when he applied for a position with NCR’s Australian operation. Seven years later he was…

Owlexander wrapped in holiday lights

Recycle Holiday Lights

Don’t let broken lights dim your holiday spirit! The Centerville-Washington Park District now is a collection location for the Five Rivers MetroParks/Cohen Holiday Lights Recycling Drive. The drive ends Sunday, February 2. Drop off unwanted lights at the CWPD headquarters…

Schoolhouse Park shelter

2020 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 2020 calendar year may be made beginning at 8:00 a.m. Thursday, January 2.…

CWPD volunteer Julianne Gonzalez

Julianne Gonzalez

Julianne is in 9th grade and has been involved in park programs since kindergarten! She’s the youngest of five children in her family (all of whom have also been CWPD volunteers!) and her hobbies outside of volunteering are gymnastics, swimming…

The 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 2, we’ll be posting challenges on our Facebook and Twitter accounts. Complete ten out of 15 posted pop-up park challenges on your…

Winter Woods Day Camp

Winter Program Registration

Online registration for winter programs begins Monday, November 11 at 10:00 a.m. for Centerville and Washington Township residents. Online nonresident registration will begin one week later on Monday, November 18 at 10:00 a.m. Phone and in-person registration will begin one…

CWPD volunteer John Kennard at fall birding program

John Kennard

John is a life-long resident of the Dayton area, who graduated from Fairview High School and attended Wright State University. He retired from General Motors in 2006 and began his second career as a bus driver for Centerville City Schools.…

Bill Yeck Park limestone trail through the woods.

Bill Yeck Park Master Plan

The Centerville-Washington Park District initiated a Bill Yeck Park trail master plan as a priority from the CWPD 2016-2019 Strategic Plan. The goal of the project was to analyze the environmental, ecological and experiential aspects of the park’s trail system…

Commercial Photography Permits

Commercial Photography Permits

We agree, parks are a wonderful place to have family photos taken! However, commercial activity, including commercial photography, is not permitted on public land. With a special permit photographers are permitted to hold photo shoots in CWPD parks. Photographers may…