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Canoeing the East Fork of the Little Miami River

Box Turtle

Monarch Butterfly

Naturalist Programs 


Yoga in the Park

Shor Park

Saturday Mornings through August 20th.

9:00 AM to 10:15 AM

Free Yoga class led by instructors from East Cincy Yoga.

Supported by a grant from Interact for Health.

Classes designed for beginners to advanced. Come out and give yoga a try.


Nocturnal Nights

Ever wonder what goes bump in the night? Use all of your senses during this night hike series filled with hands on activities and opportunities to see the nocturnal animals who rule the night!

Tuesday, June 21st 8:00 – 9:30 pm @ Kelley Nature Preserve

Tuesday, July 19th 8:00 – 9:30 pm @ Shor Park

Tuesday, August 23rd 8:00 – 9:30 pm @ Sycamore Park 

Mommy & Me Fitness Classes

Saturdays, July 30th through September 24th     

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. at Sycamore Park located at 4082 St. Rt. 32, Batavia.

All fitness levels welcome.  Free Barre inspired stroller workout.

Please bring stroller!

Supported by a grant from Interact for Health

Click here, Mommy & Me Fitness Classes, for more info.


Family Campfire Night

Friday,  August 19th  -  7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Join the Clermont County Park District on Friday, August 19th for an evening of storytelling and s’mores at Chilo Lock #34 Park. 

Discover the rich heritage of Clermont County and the Ohio River as you listen to storytellers bring local history to life.

FREE and open to the public!  Please call 513-240-2615 for reservations.

Click here, Family Campfire Night, for more info.



Canoes & Brews Adventure– Sunday, August 21st  9:00 am

The Fifty West Canoes and Brews Adventure is a one of a kind trip down the Little Miami Scenic River held in conjunction with our friends from Clermont County Parks District! The adventure begins at Fifty West Pro Works at 9:00 am on Sunday, August 21st. From here, we’ll head up to Kelley Nature Preserve and put our canoes in the water for a 5-mile river tour and clean up guided by Clermont County’s finest naturalists! The river tour ends at Terrell Park in Milford, but the fun continues back at Fifty West Pro Works, where participants will be provided with tickets redeemable for food and drink!


Bark in the Park – Sunday, September 18th noon – 5 pm at Sycamore Park

Join the Clermont County Park District for an afternoon of fun with your 4-legged best friend! Enjoy K-9 Unit demonstrations, Live music from the Rabbit Hash String Band, Skyline Chili and Wiener Dog Races! Learn how to keep your pup safe and happy with first-aid safety and tips from local dog trainers and groomers!  



Chilo Chili Cook off & Fall Fest – Saturday, October 15th 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at Chilo Lock #34 Park

Music, chili, beer and games are all part of the Clermont County Park District’s first ever Chilo Chili Cook off and Fall Fest. This fundraising event will bring local restaurants & breweries together for a little friendly competition and YOU get to be the judge! Tickets are $5.00 in advance, $3.00 for kids 10 and under. Tickets on the day of will be available for $8.00. Tickets will be available for purchase September 1stAll proceeds will benefit Clermont County Park District’s Naturalist and outreach programs, scout groups and homeschool groups. Don’t miss out on the event everyone will be talking about!  Any questions regarding the Chilo Chili Cook Off, please contact Naturalist, Jana Marshall at 513.240.2615.

The Clermont County Park District welcomes local restaurants, businesses and organizations to participate in the Chilo Chili Cook Off fundraising event.  If your restaurant or business would like to join in on the competition please download the rules and the registration form and submit to our main office as soon as possible!  Final Deadline for submission is Friday, September 30th.  For more Registration info, Click Here.



Please contact Jana Marshall—Westhoven at 513-240-2615 for information on all the Park District Naturalist Programs


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