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Date: July 14, 2022
Contact: Carrie Dittman, Centerville-Washington Park District,
Subject: BIG Backyard Party

CENTERVILLE, OH: Who wants to have BIG fun in the sun? The Centerville-Washington Park District’s BIG Backyard Party is returning for its sixth year! The day will be filled with hands-on activities all ages and abilities can enjoy — fishing, archery, face painting, giveaways, BIG games, inflatables and more! Grab some lunch from Claybourne Grill food truck and a cool treat from Kona Ice.

The party starts at 11:00 a.m. and runs until 2:00 p.m. at Oak Grove Park on Saturday, July 30. The day is made possible by several ongoing community partnerships. The Noon Optimist Club of Centerville, SuperGames and the Washington-Centerville Public Library will all be attending the party.

Oak Grove Park is located at 1790 E. Social Row Rd. This event is free to attend and open to all ages. Register online at or call (937) 433-5155 to register. Registration is not required but assists the park district with planning.


The Centerville-Washington Park District operates eight community parks, nine nature parks, and 34 neighborhood parks encompassing more than 1,030 acres in Centerville and Washington Township. For more information about the Centerville-Washington Park District, please call (937) 433-5155 or visit