Columbus Department of Recreation and Parks

The City of Columbus says summer recreations programs including hiking, fitness and art will be offered starting June 15, but with adjusted sizes and formats due to COVID-19.

An annual report by the the Trust for Public Land ranks Cincinnati's public park system fifth among the nation's largest 100 cities. 


Columbus city crews have completed repair work on a historic war monument honoring service members from the Linden area.

Columbus will open five community rec centers this weekend to help residents cool off from the excessive heat.

Columbus Recreation and Parks Director Tony Collins is resigning to run the YMCA of Central Ohio.

A tree planting program proposed during the administration of former Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman is being reevaluated after failing to meet its goal. 


Columbus officials Tuesday provided an update on the city's safety strategy, and the mayor offered a glimpse at his 2019 budget proposal. 

Four Columbus recreation centers will stay open late Tuesday, and another six will offer programming for seniors, to help residents escape extreme heat and humidity.

Columbus city officials are pumping more money into gun violence prevention efforts.

Columbus is ranked 62nd in a new annual report on the nation's top 100 municipal park systems.

The City of Columbus has paid nearly 11 thousand dollars to euthaize 250 geese that populated the Scioto River downtown.

Columbus officials on Thursday officially dedicated the new Wilson Road Park.

Cold weather has prompted many schools around the state to cancel classes today.