Little Mound Park Pumpkin Glow 2017

Neighborhood Park Pumpkin Glow

Light up Warm and Cheerful Centerville with warm and cheerful (and spooky!) pumpkins! Last Beggar’s Night, Little Mound Park neighbors organized their first neighborhood pumpkin glow in the park. It was such a tremendous success that they are doing it again this…

We support safe communities.

Community Joins Together for Safety

Centerville-Washington Township’s five public entities have joined together to introduce the “We Support Safe Communities” program as a way to promote safe schools. The community-wide initiative will kick-off at the Centerville vs. Alter football game, which is scheduled for 7…

Loren Lorenzo carves a fox into a tree at Black Oak Park

Ash Tree-cycling

Over the last decade, the emerald ash borer (EAB) has become the most destructive forest pest seen in North America. Unfortunately, our community’s tree canopy has been severely impacted. The Centerville-Washington Park District (CWPD) has lost over 4,000 trees, with…

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…

Weller Elementary Tree Tribe

Fifth Graders’ Plan Takes Root

A class lesson on ecosystems inspired a fifth-grade Destination Imagination team from Weller Elementary School into action. The students learned about the devastating effects the introduction of the emerald ash borer has had on Ohio’s forests. Soon after, they organized…

Iron Horse Park playground

Iron Horse Park Upgrades

Following the direction of the 2014 levy approved by voters, the Centerville-Washington Park District is systematically replacing older playgrounds. We celebrated the latest upgrade at Iron Horse Park Thursday, November 2 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. with a free event…

Lauren Shenk installs Little Free Library at Robert F. Mays Park

New Little Free Library

Fourteen-year-old Alter High School student Lauren Shenk is making a difference! Today Lauren donated a Little Free Library to Robert F. Mays Park! A Little Free Library is a collection of books allowing anyone to stop by and pick up…