woman and two children sitting on a porch eating ice cream

Sunday Sundaes

Celebrate Ice Cream Day with a free sundae at the Smith House on Sunday, July 17 from 2 – 4 pm! Enjoy a relaxing summer afternoon with yard games and a guided hike. Bring your own picnic blanket or lawn…

Queen Snake by David Goldstein

Queen of the Creek

You may be familiar with the phrase “a snake in the grass,” an unflattering term for a sneaky person. In the CWPD parks, though, you are just as likely to encounter a snake in the bush, or a snake in…

Are You up to the Challenge?

Throughout the summer months, we’ll be posting challenges on our Facebook page. Complete eight out of ten posted pop-up park challenges and win a $20 Graeter’s gift card! In addition, each winner will be entered into a grand prize drawing — for…

Jason Riley

New Park Commissioner Appointed

Jason Riley 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. Riley is the 19th…

Great White Trillium photo by David Goldstein

Flowers with Three-part Harmony

April and May are prime time for woodland wildflowers in Southwest Ohio. Among the dozens of species that bloom through the spring months—spring beauties, bloodroot, Virginia bluebells, trout lilies, May apples, and many others—some of the easiest to recognize are…

Wildflowers at Bill Yeck Park

Summer Program Registration

Online registration for summer programs begins Monday, May 9 at 10 a.m. for Centerville and Washington Township residents. Online nonresident registration begins Monday, May 16 at 10 a.m. Register online > View the summer program guide > IMPORTANT: Centerville and Washington…

child holding a 51 Parks Challenge sign in front of a tree carving of a fox

2021 Annual Report Available

The Centerville-Washington Park District (CWPD) 2021 Annual Report is now available. Discover all of the exciting things that happened last year in your community’s BIG backyard! If you have any questions, please contact us at 937-433-5155 or mail@cwpd.org. We’re looking…