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 >

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Spring Program Registration

Online registration for Centerville-Washington Park District 2023 spring programs begins Monday, February 13 at 10 a.m. for Centerville and Washington Township residents. Online nonresident registration begins Monday, February 20 at 10 a.m. Phone and in-person registration begin one day later…

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Oh, oh, oh, opossum!

For most of us, the word “marsupial” brings to mind kangaroos and koalas—animals we might describe as cute, or even charismatic. But those adjectives probably are applied less often to our one local marsupial, the Virginia opossum, Dildelphis virginiana. With…

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CWPD Staff Receive National Recognition

The National Recreation and Park Association’s February issue of Parks & Recreation magazine released its annual 30 Under 30 list honoring top young park and recreation professionals who serve as everyday champions in their communities. Centerville-Washington Park District employees Alyssa…

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Shane Dawalt

Shane was born in Mississippi. In 1977 his parents settled in Ohio and he moved to the Centerville area in 1995. At the time, his hobbies were computers, electronics and driving in time-speed-distance road rallies. Anything but exercise! Then Shane…