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City Asking for Resident Input on Aquatics Capital Improvement Project

Susan Post Susan Post City Asking for Resident Input on Aquatics Capital Improvement Project

The Columbus Recreation and Parks Department is looking for feedback from area residents to develop a long-term plan to invest in the City’s aquatics programs and facilities over the coming years. Residents can fill out an online survey here, to provide feedback about how frequently they use the aquatics facilities, which locations they visit, improvements […]

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New Linear Park and Trail Planned for East Side

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Linear Park and Trail Planned for East Side

Columbus Recreation and Parks is moving ahead with plans to convert a long-abandoned rail corridor into a linear park and trail. To be called the Eastmoor Green Line, the trail will run along Whitehall’s western edge, starting at East Broad Street and extending three miles to the south, where it will dead-end at I-70. Brad […]

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Two City Parks on the Table for Crew Stadium Relocation

Walker Evans Walker Evans Two City Parks on the Table for Crew Stadium Relocation

An open letter released today from Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther and Columbus Partnership CEO Alex Fischer outlines more details on the ongoing efforts to retain the Columbus Crew SC soccer team after owner Anthony Precourt made it known in October that he is looking to relocate the team to a new city. Within that letter […]

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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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Alum Creek Bike Path Connector Planned to Link Innis Park to Easton

Walker Evans Walker Evans Alum Creek Bike Path Connector Planned to Link Innis Park to Easton

A half mile piece of missing bike trail along Alum Creek is currently all that is preventing the connection of the central portion of the path with the northern stretch. Once completed, the connector will bridge Innis Park with Easton for continuous access to the bikeway for residents and visitors on the Northeast side of […]

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What does the Future Hold for Parks and Recreation in Columbus?

Walker Evans Walker Evans What does the Future Hold for Parks and Recreation in Columbus?

We love our parks in Columbus, but we also love making improvements and updates to things. And according to research from the Columbus Department of Recreation and Parks, we have some room for improvements. Local landscape architecture MKSK Studios was recently tapped to lead a master planning effort for the City of Columbus Recreation and […]

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Scioto Audubon Metro Park Adds Obstacle Course

Walker Evans Walker Evans Scioto Audubon Metro Park Adds Obstacle Course

The weather is turning cool, but the Scioto Audubon Metro Park wants to keep you outside a little longer this year with the unveiling of their new Obstacle Course this weekend. The Columbus Rotary secured over $100,000 dollars in donations and services for the design and development of the facility. “This project started in 2012 […]

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