Press Release Archives


12-13-23: Activity Center Park Sprayground Renovations to Happen in 2024
11-20-23: Recycle Holiday Lights
10-4-23: Truck or Treat!
8-10-23: The Rise of Gru Free Movie Party
8-9-23: AEDs Installed to Save Lives in Two Centerville Parks
7-12-23: Park District Will Be on the November Ballot
6-8-23: Celebrate National Picnic Day with a Sundae at the Smith House
5-24-23: Free YoGlow Event at Forest Field Park
4-10-23: Free Movie Party in the Park Planned for April 28
4-4-23: Phase II of Grant Park McEwen Entrance Project to Begin
3-24-23: An Egg Hunt for the Dogs
2-2-23: Park District Recognized with Award for Community Partnership
1-27-23: Centerville-Washington Park District Staff Receive National Recognition


11-15-22: Recycle Broken Holiday Lights
9-13-22: Breaking Ground on Improved Grant Park Entrance
8-31-22: Free September Events in Your Parks
8-30-22: Grant Park Expansion Plans Moving Forward
7-14-22: BIG Backyard Party
6-2-22: Strummin’ at the Smith House
5-16-22: Centerville Noon Optimists Donate Toward Accessible Parks
5-11-22: New Park Commissioner Appointed
4-27-22: Yankee Park Playground Grand Opening
3-7-22: Pop-up ‘Pi Day’ Hike
2-10-22: Planting for Pollinators
2-7-22: Take a Twos-day Hike


11-12-21: Centerville Styrofoam Recycling Event Wins Statewide Award 11-10-21: The Great Turkey Trek
9-8-21: Happy Hour at the Dog Park
8-23-21: New Playground Coming to Yankee Park
7-27-21: Butterfly Walk
7-20-21: BIG Backyard Party
6-21-21: Hike with a Naturalist: Meadow Habitats
6-17-21: Adapted Action Day at Oak Grove Park
6-3-21: New Park Commissioner Appointed
6-2-21: Centerville-Washington Park District a Finalist for National Award
5-28-21: National Get Outdoors Day Celebration
4-9-21: Teddy Bear Picnic in the Park
4-5-21: Fifth Annual Garlic Mustard Challenge
2-22-21: Spring Stargazing
2-17-21: Arnie Biondo Announces Retirement
2-1-21: Valentine Luminary Walk
1-27-21: Park Board Selects New Executive Director
1-15-21: Park District Recognized for COVID-19 Program Innovation
1-11-21: Organizations Partner for CommUNITY Wellness Challenge


12-4-20: Organizations Partner for Region-Wide Styrofoam Recycling Event
11-20-20: Stitches and Sparrows DIY Kit
11-18-20: CWPD Director Arnie Biondo Named OPRA Professional of the Year
11-13-20: CWPD Presented with Gold Medal Finalist Plaque
11-12-20: Honeysuckle Removal Protects Wildlife and Improve Park Visitor Experience
11-11-20: Intuitive Eating for the Holidays and Beyond
11-11-20: Recycle Broken Holiday Lights
11-10-20: Turtle Chat
11-10-20: Centerville-Washington Park District Wins OPRA Award for Newest Park
10-15-20: Five Days of Halloween Fun at Forest Field Park
9-8-20: Tree and Bench Dedications Discounted for the Remainder of 2020
8-11-20: Centerville-Washington Park District Ends Summer with a Successful Camp Season
7-8-20: Grant Park Trail Reopens After Major Reconstruction
6-15-20: Centerville-Washington Park District Announced as Finalist for the 2020 National Gold Medal Award in Parks and Recreation
6-3-20: Pelbrook Park Renamed Cloverbrook Park
6-1-20: New Park Commissioner Appointed
3-17-20: COVID-19 Update
3-10-20: Forest Field Park recognized for cutting-edge park design
1-9-20: Enjoy a Sunset Hike in Grant Park
1-2-20: UFO (Unfinished Objects) Club


12-30-19: Bare Tree ID Workshop
12-3-19: Winter Solstice Poetry Walk
10-2-19: Restrooms Open at Oak Grove Park
9-26-19: Free Youth Sports Clinic and Talk
9-13-19: Former NBA Player to Give Free Youth Sports Talk and Clinic
9-11-19: Bill Yeck Park Improvements Planned
8-14-19: Improved Efficiency in Park District Operations
8-7-19: Pollinators: Bees and Beyond
7-8-19: Bike Centerville Community Rides
7-1-19: Centerville-Washington Park District Seeks Community Feedback
6-17-19: Free Special Event at Schoolhouse Park
6-10-19: Getting Out and Enjoying Nature at Oak Creek South Park
5-7-19: Getting Out and Enjoying Nature at Big Bend Park
4-11-19: CWPD Recognized as Outstanding Organization of the Year
4-1-19: Pull Your Weight to Protect Your Parks
3-8-19: Fourth Annual Friends and Family Hike Series
1-10-19: Grant Provides Funding for a Park on the Site of the Former Hithergreen Center
1-8-19: Winter Birding


12-12-18: Bare Tree ID Workshop
11-26-18: Eagle Scouts improve local parks
11-14-18: Centerville-Washington Park District wins OPRA award
10-2-18: Getting Out and Enjoying Nature on the Iron Horse Trail
10-2-18: Saturday Birding Hike
8-17-18: Ash tree-cycling in Centerville
5-14-18: Centerville-Washington Park District announced as finalist for the 2018 National Gold Medal Award in parks and recreation
4-18-18: Do you have what it takes to be a ninja warrior
4-17-18: Past and present history hike at Grant Park
4-4-18: Yankee Park Little Free Library
3-29-18: Nominate Centerville-Washington Park District to receive a $20K grant during Earth month
3-26-18: Grandparents fishing fun
3-15-18: New social sports group for over 50
3-8-18: Pull your weight to protect your parks
2-22-18: Centerville fifth graders’ plan takes root
1-30-18: Spring ahead seed starting
1-18-18: A Grandparent’s Very Special Valentine
1-4-18: Plan before you plant


12-4-17: Feed the Birds this Winter
11-17-17: Luminary Walk at Bill Yeck Park
10-25-17: New Playground and Little Free Library Celebration
10-23-17: Get Your Dogs Dressed to the K-Nines
10-9-17: 34 Years of Fear at Centerville-Washington Park District’s Free Haunted Trail
10-5-17: Local Park Receiving a Makeover, October 5, 2017
9-11-17: Alter High School student donates a Little Free Library to a Washington Township Park
9-7-17: Centerville Dog Park Social: Paws in the Park
8-31-17: A Family Celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Day
8-25-17: Centerville park AED ribbon cutting ceremony, August 25, 2017
8-15-17: Invasive Species Hike with CWPD
8-11-17: New Playgrounds to Delight Area Children
7-28-17: Rain Barrel Design Contest Winner
7-26-17: Nocturnal Nature Program at Oak Creek South Park
7-19-17: The Kids will have a Splashtacular Time
7-11-17: Beginner Archery Clinic
6-5-17: AEDs installed to save lives in Centerville parks
6-1-17: Learn the Fly Fishing Basics in Centerville
5-18-17: Centerville Elementary Students Paint Rocks to Spread Kindness
5-17-17: Pull Your Weight
5-5-17: Rain Barrel Design Contest
5-1-17: Let Them Sit in the Driver’s Seat
3-15-17: Go Green with your Spring Cleaning
3-15-17: Montgomery County Animal Resource Center visiting parks to educate on dog regulations
3-6-17: Chirp ‘n Chatter
2-24-17: Hound Hikes
2-20-17: Centerville-Washington Park District acquires additional park land
1-23-17: Gardening for Pollinators
1-18-17: Brownie Troop Lends a Hand with Annual Tree Planting
1-3-17: Glass Etching Class


11-29-16: Luminary Walk at Bill Yeck Park
11-23-16: Chirp ‘n Chatter
11-22-16: Past and Present History Hike
11-15-16: Opt Outside with Walk Off the Wobble
10-18-16: Sew Much Fun with Old Tyme Quilts
9-28-16: Centerville-Washington Park District to conduct community-wide survey to gather feedback
9-23-16: Centerville-Washington Park District acquires Zengel Pleasant Hill Property
9-22-16: New Holes Creek Trail open for use
9-14-16: A family celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Day
9-9-16: Dedicated pickleball courts added to Centerville Park
9-1-16: BIG Backyard Party celebrates community with park grand opening
8-29-16: Blades of Glory Lawn Care Class
8-25-16: Bikes, Boards and BBQ at the expanded Centerville skatepark
6-16-16: Free Family Fun at Schoolhouse Park
4-28-16: Let Them Sit in the Driver’s Seat!
2-10-16: Gonzalez Brothers Named Outstanding Youth Leaders


11-4-15: Park District Lends a Hand
7-1-15: Take a Book, Leave a Book
5-18-15: Outdoor Archery League in Washington Township
4-24-15: Let Them Sit in the Driver’s Seat
1-16-15: Centerville-Washington Park District Grows to 50 Parks


12-1-14: Holiday Luminary Walk at Grant Park
11-20-14: Park Board Selects New Executive Director
10-31-14: After Combined 60 Years of Service, Two Park District Managers Retire
9-17-14: Centerville-Washington Park District Director Announces Retirement
6-18-14: Diggin’ Dino Day at Yankee Park
4-22-14: Let Them Sit in the Driver’s Seat!
4-1-14: Issue 4: Park Levy Will Not Increase Taxes
2-25-14: Recycled Content Boardwalk and Observation Deck Planned for Oak Creek South Park
2-6-14: OPRA Awards
1-10-14: CWPD Earns Green and Blue Business Certifications


12-30-13: Grants Allow Multiple Park Developments
12-3-13: Holiday Luminary Walk at Grant Park
10-22-13: Activity Center Park Playground Resurfaced Thanks to Buy Recycled Grant
10-21-13: Trade Unwanted Crafting Supplies
10-10-13: 30 Years of Fear at Haunted Trail
9-18-13: Grand Opening of Oak Grove Park Fitness Trail
8-26-13: A Starry Celebration in Centerville
7-18-13: A Sudsational Time at Schoolhouse Park
6-20-13: Outer Space Odyssey at Yankee Park
5-15-13: New Park Commissioner Appointed
5-1-13: Bike to Work Day
3-4-13: Robert F. Mays Plan Open House
2-28-13: Flashlight Egg Hunt
2-11-13: Centerville-Washington Park District Recognizes Years of Service
2-4-13: Upcoming Programs
1-31-13: Partners Come Together to Make New 23-acre Park a Reality


11-8-12: Park District Holding Holiday Card Design Contest
9-29-12: Library and Park District Join Forces for Second Literature Trail
7-26-12: Splashtacular Fun Way to Beat the Heat
4-18-12: Honk, Honk, Beep, Beep, You Get to Sit in the Driver’s Seat
3-27-12: Adopt-A-Park Program a Win-Win for All


11-21-11: OPRA Award
8-17-11: Forest Field Park Improvements
6-3-11: Oak Creek South Park Open House
5-31-11: Activity Center Park Sprayground Opening
5-25-11: Bird Banding at Bill Yeck Park