Easter has gone to the dogs! Bring your pooch for their very own egg hunt. Plastic eggs filled with dog treats are scattered over a well-defined area of the park. Hunts are divided by dogs’ size and will start at different times. Golden eggs have special prizes. An egg carton to collect eggs will be provided for you. Visit with the Easter Bunny for photo opportunity. Shop with dog-friendly vendors and meet new friends from the rescue center.
Saturday. April 1, 12:00-4:00 PM 3976 Hamilton Middletown Rd., Hamilton OH 45011
Enjoy a nature hike experiencing the park at night while viewing the skies. Program is weather dependent and registered participants will be notified by email if canceled. Registration is required. FREE for all ages! Bring your binoculars to view Jupiter and its moons.
Friday. April 7, 8:00-10:00 PM 1810 Hamilton New London Rd., Hamilton OH 45013
Opening Day on the Trails - Cascade Trail Wildflower Hike
April! What a great month to get out on your favorite trail. The weather is great and the wildflowers are in bloom. Celebrate the national Opening Day on the Trails by taking a wildflower hike on the recently improved Cascade Trail. FREE
Saturday. April 8, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM 5701 Reigart Rd., Hamilton OH 45011
Gigantic kite flying demonstrations, kite ballet, kite making and more! Enjoy this free, family friendly program as MetroParks teams up with PIGS Aloft to bring you this highflying day. There will be vendors and concessions to add to the festive atmosphere.
Celebrate Spring with a FREE Egg Hunt co-sponsored by MetroParks of Butler County and Dave & Buster's at Voice of America MetroPark. Visit with the Easter Bunny and participate in an egg hunt of over 2,000 eggs filled with surprises inside! The Egg Hunt is only for 12-year old children and under. Space is limited and registration is required.
Add a brunch buffet for $10/adult, $5/senior (65+) & children (under 12-years) eat free with a paid adult. Brunch prices increase at the door.
Take your own photo with the bunny for free, or let us take & print your picture for $5 each.
Sunday. April 9, 10:00 AM-3:00 PM Ronald Reagan Lodge 7850 VOA Park Dr. West Chester OH 45069
Beginning April 11, join MetroParks of Butler County and the East Butler YMCA at Bridgewater Falls every Tuesday and Thursday. We'll meet behind the WG Kitchen and Bar space at 8:30 a.m. and walk until 10 a.m. A certified personal trainer from the East Butler YMCA will be on-site each week to encourage, teach and motivate you. You'll get a free T-shirt and be registered to win store gift cards each time you walk!
It's a great way to meet new people while improving your mind and body - and it's completely free!
For more information about Your Walking Club and to register, visit www.yourwalkingclub.com!
Your Walking Club is co-hosted by MetroParks of Butler County, the East Butler YMCA, and Bridgewater Falls.
Tue., Thu. Apr. 11-Jun. 8, 8:30-10:00 AM Bridgewater Falls
Find your way through checkpoints using a detailed map. Think of it as a hike with a treasure hunt thrown in or a cross-country race, with the challenge of finding the
fastest route between checkpoints.
EVERY TIME IS A DIFFERENT, EXCITING ADVENTURE IN NATURE.
All Abilities Welcome
Instruction for beginners
Courses of various length and difficulty
Orienteering Cincinnati Inc. (OCIN)
OCIN is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to providing orienteering programs for education and recreation throughout the greater Cincinnati area. OCIN collaborates with MetroParks of Butler County to bring orienteering activities to various MetroParks locations across the county.
Thursday. April 13, 5:00-7:00 PM Rentschler Forest MetroPark: RFM - G. E. Condo Shelter - 5701 Reigart Rd., Hamilton, Ohio
PROGRAM FULL- MetroParks Mojo Running Triathlon Training Program- KICK OFF Meeting
MetroParks and Mojo Running are excited to offer the Ohio Parks and Recreation award-winning Triathlon Training Program again this year for up to 20 people for the MetroParks Mojo Running Triathlon to be held Sunday June 18th. The training program will be 9 weeks long, and is designed for the beginner triathlete hoping to learn the ins & outs of a triathlon. Participants receive a triathlon training shirt, 3 swim clinics at the beginning of the program, and 4 open water swims at Voice of America Park plus a full transition clinic. Other training will take place at Mojo Running, local YMCAs and BikeFix in West Chester. Participants must be registered for the Triathlon to participate in the training program. The training kick-off meeting is scheduled for Thursday April 13th at 6:30 pm at Mojo Running with training set to begin the following week. Cost of Training Program: $60 plus the cost of Triathlon registration. Find Triathlon event and training program registration information https://www.racemine.com/Mojo-Running/events/2017/MetroParks-Mojo-Running-Triathlon
Thursday. April 13, 6:30-8:00 PM Mojo Running- 8777 Cincinnati Dayton Road, West Chester, Ohio 45069