Friday, February 11, 2005

Cincinnati Area Recreational Resources
Most of this info came through on a local homeschooling list....what great resources!

Every Child's Playground Sawyer Point on the Cincinnati riverfrontWith the help of more than 30 companies and hundreds of volunteers,Every Child's Playground, a 1000 Hands/Cincinnati RecreationCommission project at Sawyer Point, is the area's first totallyinclusive playground. Included in the playground are features neverbefore integrated into a local play area. Among them: a pavedpathway leading from the parking lot to the playground; tactileplayground maps; tactile puzzles and Braille signage; therapeuticswings next to regular swings; a cushioned safety surface; heightconsiderations; visual and auditory play opportunities and rampingthroughout allowing for easy wheelchair mobility.

Clermont County Parks We use this park's resources and staff for many of our wonderful homeschool park programs.

Miami Township/Clermont County Parks

Hamilton County Parks 10245 Winton Rd., 45231Phone: (513) 521-7275 Hamilton County parks have been wonderful in offering programs to homeschoolers.

City of Cincinnati Parks 950 Eden Park Drive, 45202Phone: (513) 352-4080

Campbell County Parks and Recreation 24 W 4th StreetNewport, KY 41071 859-635-1104

Warren County Park District300 E Silver StreetLebanon, Ohio 45036 513-695-1109

Kenton County Parks and Recreation Department 3902 Richardson Rd Independence, KY 41051859-392-1921 This is the park district that hosts the WONDERFULLY FUN Wild Wednesday Programs from May through September.

West Chester Parks and Recreation 8070 Tylersville RdWest Chester, OH 45069513-759-7311

Boone County Parks and Recreation PO Box 566Burlington, KY 41005859-334-2117

Butler County Park District2051 Timberman RdHamilton, Ohio 45013513-867-5835

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