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Naturally Impactful: Adults Find Fun with Area Sports Programs

Anne Evans Anne Evans Naturally Impactful: Adults Find Fun with Area Sports Programs

Many people play team sports as a child, but if you do not continue on in college, where can you find such an outlet as an adult? The Columbus Recreation and Parks Department has a wide array of sports teams that adults can sign up for, including basketball, flag football, softball, and volleyball. “We offer […]

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New Scioto Peninsula Park and Garage Coming in Late 2017

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Scioto Peninsula Park and Garage Coming in Late 2017

The Columbus Downtown Development Corporation is looking to implement what has by now become a familiar plan of action with its new Scioto Peninsula Park — invest in new greenspace Downtown and watch the people (and private development) follow soon after. The new park just west of COSI would replace two existing surface parking lots […]

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Friends of Metro Parks Announces Photo Contest

Anne Evans Anne Evans Friends of Metro Parks Announces Photo Contest

Living in Central Ohio with so many dedicated places to connect with nature just a short drive from the center city is a great benefit, and one many people -nearly 8 million each year according to Metro Parks spokeswoman Peg Hanley- love. The Friends of Metro Parks is hoping you will be willing to share […]

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Dublin Unveils New Riverside Park Master Plan

Walker Evans Walker Evans Dublin Unveils New Riverside Park Master Plan

The City of Dublin is ready to unveil what they have in store for their new landmark Riverside Park in the center of the city. On Monday, March 28th, residents and stakeholders are being invited to take part in an open house for the master plan to provide feedback on the design and the programming. […]

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Bill on Energy Policy Threatens National Park System

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Bill on Energy Policy Threatens National Park System

Local environmentalists are rallying support in opposition to an energy bill currently moving through the U.S. Congress. The Energy Policy Modernization Act would “create or improve several programs designed to increase energy efficiency in buildings, require significant upgrades to the electrical grid… expedite liquid natural gas exports, loosen permitting rules for construction of natural gas […]

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Lashutka Event Center Coming to Griggs Reservoir in 2016

Walker Evans Walker Evans Lashutka Event Center Coming to Griggs Reservoir in 2016

The Lashutka Event Center is slated to become a reality in 2016. Originally announced with a dedication ceremony in September 2014, the Gregory S. Lashutka Event Center located at 2933 Riverside Drive, will boast a renovated space to host events at the scenic Griggs Reservoir Park. The new event center is a $1.96 million renovation and expansion of the […]

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12 Months of Fitness in 2016

Brandi Braun Brandi Braun 12 Months of Fitness in 2016

Health and wellness is a top focus of New Year’s resolutions. Lucky for Columbus residents, your Columbus Recreation and Parks Department (CRPD) is excited to part of your health and wellness journey as we offer facilities, programs and services appropriate for all ages and abilities. We hope you resolve to explore your Recreation and Parks […]

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