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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…

Schoolhouse Park shelter

Shelter Reservations Resume

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 2021 calendar year may be made beginning at 8:00 a.m. Thursday, April 1.…

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Teddy Bear Picnic

Friday, April 23 is National Picnic Day, so we’re celebrating with a Teddy Bear Picnic in the Park! Join us at the Bill Yeck Park Smith House from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Bring your own dinner or purchase meals from…

garlic mustard

Pull Your Weight to Protect Your Parks

The Centerville-Washington Park District hosts an annual garlic mustard challenge each spring. Garlic mustard is an aggressive, non-native plant taking over natural areas. You can help restore and protect your native ecosystems with this fun volunteer challenge! Drop off 13-gallon…

teenage girl standing in Holes Creek with a net. Wearing a CWPD summer camp t-shirt.

2021 Summer Camps Announced

We are ready for another fun summer in the parks! Resident summer camp registration begins online Monday, April 12 at 10 a.m. Nonresident summer camp registration begins online Monday, April 19 at 10 a.m. Phone registration will begin one day later. Jump on…

mourning cloak butterfly

Harbingers of Spring

Spring! It’s the season when robins and red-winged blackbirds regale us with song and, in Ohio, when Hinckley welcomes back its turkey vultures. Who doesn’t look forward to the lengthening daylight and warming weather? But why wait for the robins…

Now Hiring Staff!

Now Hiring!

The Centerville-Washington Park District is currently accepting applications for temporary seasonal employees in operations and programming! View all current job openings and application instructions >

Goldenrod gall in summer

The Gall of Those Goldenrods!

In late summer, at their colorful flowering peak, goldenrod (Solidago) flowers provide an important source of nectar for the late-season activities of butterflies, bees and wasps, flies, and other insects. But even in winter, when the plants have long since…

Early Adventures

Spring Program Registration

Online registration for spring programs begins Monday, February 15 at 10 a.m. for Centerville and Washington Township residents. Online nonresident registration begins Monday, February 22 at 10 a.m. Phone and in-person registration begin one day later than the online registration…