April Session @ French Park: Saturdays, April 5, 12, 26 & May 3, 9:30 to 11:00 a.m.
September Session @ Ault Park: Saturdays, September 6, 13, 20 & 27, 9:30 to 11:00 a.m.
Camp Canine has everything!! Exercise for you and your best friend on a 30 minute guided hike each Saturday, weekly giveaways, prizes and owner & pet bonding activities. Special guests share information and techniques to ensure the well-being of your dog.
*NEW THIS YEAR*: Dogs have the opportunity to earn a Cincinnati Parks' Citizenship Badge at each session. We have two separate badges they can earn if the dog attends both camps.
FAMILY CANOEING: LAZY DAYS ARE HERE AGAIN
Sat., September 13, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. – Otto Armleder Park
Come and enjoy a lazy day on the Little Miami River learning the basics of canoeing. Canoeing basics, canoes, lifejackets and paddles are provided. Each canoe accommodates 3 people; one person must be an adult. Appropriate for ages 6 and up. Families and individuals are welcome but register early – space is limited. Meet at the canoe launch. Fee: $20 per canoe. Call 542-2909 by September 8 for more information and paid reservations.
SUNRISE STRETCH TO START YOUR DAY
Sun., September 14, 6:45 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. – Spencer Overlook, Eden Park
THE AMAZING RACE & RIDE
Sat., September 27th, Smale Riverfront Park
The Cincinnati Park Board and Cincinnati Metro are teaming up to bring you the "Amazing Race & Ride." This will be a family competition to race and ride to parks to solve clues and complete challenges. More details soon to come! Call 321-6070 for more information. Registration opens August 14th. REGISTER HERE!
GREAT OUTDOOR WEEKEND - BUGS, BUGS AND MORE BUGS! - FREE PROGRAM!
Sat., September 27th, 10:00 a.m. - Noon - California Woods Nature Preserve
Hunt for local insects using nets in the meadow and learn about their vital importance. A brief indoor program is followed by the insect hunt. Reservations preferred, but not required; for more information call 231-8678.
GREAT OUTDOOR WEEKEND - ORDIVICIAN FISHIN': FOSSILS - FREE PROGRAM!
Sun., September 28th, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. - French Park Shelter
After an introduction to fossils, venture down into the creek to search for fossils and living creek critters too. After the hike, make a craft. Reservations preferred, but not required; for more information call 321-6070.
ANNUAL MAGIC FOREST HALLOWEEN HIKES - REGISTER TODAY!
Fri & Sat., October 17th & 18th - Caldwell Nature Preserve
Walk through a pumpkin-lit trail and meet costumed characters from nature and history. This is a non-scary holiday walk best suited for children ages 3-10. Hikes start at 7pm with the last hike leaving at 8:30pm. For each time slot, there are three hike groups of approximately 25 people. As much as possible, we organize hike groups by type: scouts, youth groups, families with young children, and families with older children. Hike groups are sent out every 5 minutes within their time slot. Each hike lasts approximately 1 hour. Cost is $6 per person. There is a $3.00 administrative fee (per order, not per ticket). Children 2 and under are FREE. Reservations required. REGISTER TODAY!