Cloverbrook Park Sign

Notice of Park Name Change

Pelbrook Park, a 5.5-acre neighborhood park near the eastern edge of the City of Centerville, has been officially renamed Cloverbrook Park. Park neighbors requested the name change during two public input meetings about future improvements to the park. The change…

two adults and two children walking in Holes Creek at Grant Park

Grant Park User Survey

Grant Park is a 189-acre natural area. Trails in the park lead along creeks and through meadow, forest, prairie and wetland habitats. The trails are of varying difficulty; some follow ridgelines or bottomlands, while others climb fairly steep hills. We…

Schoolhouse Park shelter

2020 Shelter Reservations

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 2020 calendar year may be made beginning at 8:00 a.m. Thursday, January 2.…

Bill Yeck Park limestone trail through the woods.

Bill Yeck Park Master Plan

The Centerville-Washington Park District initiated a Bill Yeck Park trail master plan as a priority from the CWPD 2016-2019 Strategic Plan. The goal of the project was to analyze the environmental, ecological and experiential aspects of the park’s trail system…

Willowbrook Park meeting

Neighborhood Park Improvements

In the fall of 2018, the Centerville-Washington Park District embarked on an effort to get neighbor input and opinion about two local, neighborhood parks — Pelbrook Park and Willowbrook Park. The process began with guided discussions with park neighbors. The…

Hithergreen Project Update

In late April, the Park District officially took ownership of the Hithergreen site! The property is now owned by the Park District to convert into a public, neighborhood park. Park conversion approximate timeline May –  demolition specifications completed Early June…

three trail runners at Bill Yeck Park

Bill Yeck Park User Survey

Bill Yeck Park is a 194-acre natural area along 1.75 miles of Sugar Creek. The park is treasured by hikers, bird watchers and nature enthusiasts. We are preparing a new master plan for the park! At this first stage in…

Owlexander at the Yankee Park Little Free Library

New Addition to Yankee Park

The Centerville-Washington Park District is celebrating the addition of the fourth Little Free Library within your park system. A Little Free Library is a collection of books allowing anyone to stop by, pick up a book to read and leave another behind…

Pollinator habitat at Activity Center Park

More Pollinator Habitats Coming Soon

Pollinators, most often honey bees, are responsible for one in every three bites of food we take! The loss of pollinators threatens agricultural production, maintenance of natural plant communities and important services provided by those ecosystems, such as carbon cycling,…