Jeff Senney

New Park Commissioner Appointed

Jeff Senney has been appointed to serve a three-year term on the Board of Park Commissioners of the Centerville-Washington Park District. He will begin his first year of appointment as the Secretary of the Board. Mr. Senney is the 18th…

National Gold Medal Finalist

CWPD a Finalist for National Gold Medal Award

Video: 2021 National Gold Medal Award Finalist Video Submission. The American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA), in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), recently announced the Centerville-Washington Park District (CWPD) as a finalist for the…

bluebirds with nesting material on next box

If You Build It, They Will Come

Birds’ nests serve a number of functions. One of those, of course, is to provide a secure place to lay and incubate eggs and, for many species, to raise young. In addition, the design and structure of nests may help…

CWPD volunteer Harry Barnes helps at Adapted Action Day

Adapted Action Day

The Centerville-Washington Park District is teaming up with Synergy Family Therapy Specialists, the Washington-Centerville Public Library and the Washington Township RecPlex to bring the 3rd annual Adapted Action Day to Oak Grove Park! Those differently-abled or with special needs (and…

two adults and two children walking in Holes Creek at Grant Park

National Get Outdoors Day Celebration

National Get Outdoors Day encourages Americans, especially youth, to get active outdoors and embrace parks, forests and other public lands and water. The Centerville-Washington Park District is hosting the third annual National Get Outdoors Day Celebration at Grant Park on…

mating american toads with a string of eggs in the water

Toads at a Cocktail Party

In some ways, frogs and toads (amphibians in the order Anura, meaning “no tail”) are visual creatures. Their eyes are finely attuned to movement, and they feed on insects that make the mistake of crossing their visual paths. But when…

Wildflowers at Bill Yeck Park

Summer Program Registration

Online registration for summer programs begins Monday, May 10 at 10 a.m. for Centerville and Washington Township residents. Online nonresident registration begins Monday, May 17 at 10 a.m. Register online > View the summer program guide > IMPORTANT: Centerville and Washington…

girl in mask sitting at picnic table holding up flower artwork

CWPD 2020 Annual Report Available

It was no ordinary year for any of us in 2020. Your Park District, like businesses, schools, cities and organizations, had to adapt, adjust, and invent as the coronavirus pandemic spread. However, the parks were some of the only places…