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The Summer Recreation Program and Stroller Strength are both cancelled today, July 28, due to inclement weather.  
Fall 2016 News & Events

Read the latest Park District news and find upcoming program information in the September-November 2016 issue of News & Events!

Online registration opens for fall programs 10 a.m. August 15 for Centerville and Washington Township residents. Phone or walk-in registration begins August 16.

Nonresident online registration begins 10 a.m. August 22. Nonresident phone or walk-in registration begins August 23.

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Updated: July 25, 2016

Improvement plans for Forest Field Park

Forest Field Park Improvements 2016Exciting improvements are in the works for Forest Field Park! Public planning sessions were held in February to receive  community feedback on desirable future park amenities.

Please take a moment to view the full-size preliminary plan (PDF) that resulted from the public planning sessions.

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Updated: July 25, 2016

Adults-only recess

Remember all those playground games you used to play? You may not have realized it then, but while you were having fun, you were also working out! Join us for a great workout, fun and laughter. Bring your significant other, neighbors and friends for an adults-only recess! No need to register, just show up and have a blast!

August 30, 6-7:30 p.m.: Oak Grove Park

Updated: July 20, 2016


Free family movie night

Silver Screen Under the StarsJuly's CWPD Silver Screen Under the Stars feature is The Incredibles! Join us Friday, July 29 at Oak Creek South Park.

Super Heroes Closet will be attending with several super heroes!

Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and a beach ball to donate to Dream Catchers VSP, a nonprofit organization that offers all children, no matter their disability, the opportunity to enjoy playing the game of softball.

The festivities begin at 8 p.m. Free popcorn will be available and there will be plenty of games to play before the movie begins at sunset (approximately 9 p.m.)

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Updated: July 14, 2016


Brand new summer camp option!

We are excited to offer a new summer camp options for 2016! Camps are for ages 6-12 and take place at Forest Field Park. They are $40/week for Centerville/Washington Township residents and $70/week for nonresidents.

Go for the Gold: August 1-4, 1-3:30 p.m.

The Summer Olympics are starting early! Children will play kid’s versions of popular Olympic sports like badminton, fencing, tennis, volleyball and more! We'll create Olympic-themed crafts and, of course, hold an Olympic ceremony! The Dayton Dutch Lions will join us for a special demonstration. Come prepared to have fun and help bring your team to victory! 

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Updated: July 14, 2016


Have a Splashtacular time at Yankee Park

SplashtacularSlip ‘n Slide into the end of summer Friday, July 29 from 10am-2pm at this annual free special event full of water-themed games and activities! For the finale, the Washington Township Fire Department will spray water from their truck to cool the children off!

Kona Ice will be there with refreshments!

Preregistration is not required. Appropriate for children ages 3-12.

Updated: July 8, 2016

Children at play. Thank you for not smoking.

Thank you for not smokingSummer break is here and the parks are full!

The Centerville-Washington Park District is dedicated to providing the community with ample opportunities to live healthy and active lifestyles. Secondhand smoke is a proven health risk and children may be especially vulnerable. It is our hope that park visitors will abstain from smoking in any park area where children are at play. Reduce litter, promote positive role modeling and give children a healthy, safe place to play!

Updated: May 31, 2016

Are you up to the challenge?

The Summer Pop-Up Park ChallengeThroughout the summer months we’ll be posting challenges on our social media accounts — Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Complete ten out of 15 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 a $100 Whole Foods gift card!

Most challenges will involve visiting a specific park location to fulfill a task or find a landmark. Other challenges will involve attending one of our special events! You won’t know the challenge until the challenge timeclock begins, and then you’ll have a deadline to complete it! Post a photo proving challenge completion with the tag #itsacwpdsummer.

The challenge begins June 3!

Updated: May 29, 2016


Summer 2016 News & Events

Read the latest Park District news and find upcoming program information in the June-August 2016 issue of News & Events!

Online registration opens for summer programs 10 a.m. May 16 for Centerville and Washington Township residents. Phone or walk-in registration begins May 17.

Nonresident online registration begins 10 a.m. May 23. Nonresident phone or walk-in registration begins May 24.

Please note: there has been a change since newsletter printing to the Booked for Lunch summer book schedule. The book for June is now Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker and the book for July is now Grandma Gatewood's Walk. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Updated: May 9, 2016

CacheQuest: A Geocaching Adventure Challenge

CacheQuestThe Centerville-Washington Park District is celebrating the start of spring with an exciting geocaching adventure challenge in the Smith Property area of Bill Yeck Park! The cache stages will be themed around the past, present and future of the Smith Property.

The first 50 participants to find and log all 6 caches will win a CWPD official geocaching.com trackable, and will be entered into a drawing to win a $25 gift card from geocaching.com! Limit one entry per family. The drawing will take place on Friday, May 20.

Official Rules:

CacheQuest is a multi-stage challenge, with the coordinates for each cache found in the preceding cache. The first set of coordinates were released on March 20, 2016 on geocaching.com.

Participants will need to sign the log book at each cache, log their finds on geocaching.com, and also keep a record of each cache’s title and coordinates for proof.

Participants will need to come to Park Headquarters to fill out a log sheet with the title and coordinates for each cache in order to claim their official CWPD geo-traveler. (Office hours are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)

Only the first 50 participants will receive a trackable.

One trackable per family.

Updated: April 19, 2016

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