ParkGames 2016!

Park games 2016; a Cincinnati Parks series of events meant to coincide with the Olympic Games

ParkGames 2016!

The summer games are not just for athletes. You can play ParkGames & be active too!

Kick off Event: July 19 from 10am – 1pm
Washington Park 
Closing Ceremony:
August 21, 10am – 4pm
Krohn Conservatory

The Rules To Play:

Pick up your free 2016 ParkGames card from one of the locations listed below andbegin your quest for gold. Collect 5 stickers to complete your card to win. Go to each location listed below during hours of operation or participate in a Cincinnati Parks program to receive your stickers from now until August 21.

The ParkGames closing ceremony is August 21, 10am – 4pm, at Krohn Conservatory. Join us for awards, music, food and crafts at Return to Eden: A Summer Celebration festival. The first 2,000 participants to turn in their completed card will receive a special gold prize!

Watch Cincinnati Parks facebook page to learn how to collect your elusive Community Engagement stickers! From now until August 5 we will be posting special ‘pop – up’ locations where you can collect this sticker! Starting August 5 – August 20, 10am-1pm Parks team will be out at a new location each day playing games and handing out Community Engagement stickers. Watch Cincinnati Parks facebook page to stay in the know and don’t miss out on all the summer fun!

Locations & Hours of Operation during ParkGames

Carol Ann’s Carousel
8 East Mehring Way  • Cincinnati, OH 45202
Reds’ Opening Day to Labor Day 11am – 7pm (Closed Mondays)

Explore Nature! Bettman Center
4 Beech Lane • Cincinnati, OH 45208
Open Monday to Friday from 9am – 2pm (Closed Weekends)

Krohn Conservatory
1501 Eden Park Drive • Cincinnati, OH 45202
Open Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am – 5 pm (Closed Mondays)

Smale Riverfront Park, Sawyer Point, Friendship Park
Watch Smale Riverfront Park’s Facebook for Event Locations

Community Engagement Powered By:
govibrant , Cincinnati Parks Foundation, & The Women’s Committee

Below Are A Few Highlighted Free Events:

Smale Fit & Fun Powered – Riverfront Sticker Opportunity
Every Wednesday until September 28th  6:30-7:30pm
Great Lawn at Smale Riverfront Park
Skip the gym. Take your workout outdoors… Join Modo Yogo to enjoy a FREE riverfront workout! Thank you to our sponsor, Bahl & Gaynor Investment Counsel. Event updates and weather cancellations will be posted on the Facebook event page.

Family Canoe & Movie Night – Explore Nature! Sticker Opportuntiy
July 29th 6:30-10pm at Rapid Run Park
4450 Rapid Run Road • Cincinnati, OH 45238
Bring a picnic & enjoy an evening with your family. FREE canoeing and outdoor movie.  Canoes, paddles, vests & instruction provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Sponsored by the Rapid Run Park Advisory Council. Call 321-6070 for more info.

“The Bee Movie” Family Night! – Krohn Conservatory Sticker Opportunity
July 29th 6-10pm at Krohn Conservatory
Come see the summer floral show, Honey Bees in the Summer Breeze& then stay after hours for a FREE outdoor viewing of “The Bee Movie.”Bring chairs, blankets, and snacks to enjoy watching  the movie on a pop-up screen set up on the lawn in front of Krohn.

Carousel Family Fun Night – Carol Ann’s Carousel Sticker Opportunity
August 4th 5-8pm at Carol Ann’s Carousel
Enjoy the Carousel with the whole family! Special extended evening hours. Themed crafts will be available for the kids to create their own masterpiece. A whirl on the carousel costs $2 per person or  receive 3 FREE tokens when you purchase the 13 token package for only $20.

Smale Family Fun – Community Engagement Sticker Powered by Cincinnati Park Foundation
August 11th 10am-2pm
Schmidlapp Event Lawn at Smale Riverfront Park
Community Engagement Powered by Cincinnati Park Foundation
Smale Kids’ Day featuring interactive dance with Pones Inc, a Magic Show by the Cincinnati Circus, and Puppetry by Luigi Bullooney’s Circus Menagerie. Free face painting, balloon art, lawn games, and so much more! Thank you to our sponsor Bahl & Gaynor Investment Counsel.

ParkGames Closing Ceremony & Return to Eden: Summer Celebration
August 21st 10am – 4pm at Krohn Conservatory

Join us for awards, music, food and crafts at Return to Eden: A Summer Celebration festival. The first 2,000 people to bring a completed card will receive a special gold token!