Monarch butterfly on aster in Bill Yeck Park

Amazing Migrations

With the season of diminished daylight upon us, the shift from summer wildlife to winter wildlife is pretty much complete. Insects have substantially disappeared from the meadows. You’re not likely to see a snake in your path through the woods.…

CWPD volunteer Tara Dwyer in prairie

Tara Dwyer

Tara developed a love of nature while growing up on a plant nursery in New Carlisle. When she was 17, she moved to California. In California, she finished high school, went to college and got her psychology degree. She also…

Owlexander wrapped in holiday lights

Recycle Holiday Lights

Don’t let broken lights dim your holiday spirit! The Centerville-Washington Park District now has five collection locations for the Cohen Holiday Lights Recycling Drive. Until February 2, drop off unwanted lights during daylight hours at the following locations: CWPD headquarters…

fall trees at Hithergreen Park

CWPD Wins OPRA Award for Hithergreen

Ohio Parks and Recreation Association (OPRA) has announced its 2020 Annual Awards of Excellence winners. The Centerville-Washington Park District (CWPD) won a second-place award in the capital improvements project category (up to $1M) for the newest addition to the district,…

Winter Woods Day Camp

Winter Program Registration

Online registration for winter programs begins Monday, November 9 at 10:00 a.m. for Centerville and Washington Township residents. Online nonresident registration will begin one week later on Monday, November 16 at 10:00 a.m. Register online > View the winter program…