Eastern Tailed Blue Butterfly

2019 Butterfly Survey Results

2019 Butterfly Survey Results 2019 was the Centerville-Washington Park District’s 9th year documenting butterflies in Grant Park! All results are sent to the Cleveland Museum of Natural History to be included with other data from around the state. In 2019,…

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…

Eagle Scouts with CWPD board members, November 12, 2018

Eagle Scouts Improve CWPD Parks

Boy Scouts Evan Jones and Chandler Wilson recently completed projects with the Centerville-Washington Park District to earn Eagle Scout badges, the highest honor among Boy Scouts. Jones, of Troop 516 in Centerville, made trail improvements to Bill Yeck Park, a…

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…