Friends of Warren County Park District

The Warren County Parks belong to you.

Free admission every day.

Explore your parks with a visit in our picture gallery.

Help us launch our 2018 Membership Drive

Your $15 dollar membership will enable us to meet our goals and continue our mission to support the Warren County Park District. Friends of WC Park District is a tax exempt 501c3 non-profit organization

Pay with PayPal or a debit/credit card

Sponsorship Opportunities

Donating to the Warren County Park District is an investment in the quality of life in Warren County.  Memberships and fundraising only raise a portion of what is needed. You can designate your support to any of the following in the "write a note" section of the payment page.

  1. Landscape, Trees
  2. Nature programs
  3. Observatory
  4. Park sponsored events
  5. Playground equipment

Pay with PayPal or a debit/credit card

Warren County Park District Monthly Nature Series

FEBRUARY...That "Trickster", the Coyote !!!

   

"Local Coyotes" featuring Dave Woehr as speaker.

Warren County Park District 

Monthly Nature Series at Otterbein 

Monday, 2/26/18,  1-2pm 


Learn about one of Ohio’s most misunderstood mammals with Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist (OCVN) Dave Woehr. If you’ve never seen a coyote up close,you will have a chance to check out the Warren County Park District’s taxidermy coyote mount at this program. Dave will explore the following topics with guests: history, lore, eastward migration, Ohio population, characteristics, habitat, diet, vocalization, breeding, studies and research, interactions with humans and pets, hunting and trapping.


This indoor program will be held in the Phillippi Meeting Room at Otterbein. 

 580 N. State Route 741, Lebanon, Ohio 

 45036 

Participants must register  by Feb. 19th  by contacting Annie Phillips at 

(513) 933-5472 


Upcoming dates:   3/26, 4/23, 5/21, 6/25, 7/23. Topics TBA! 

 

Our monthly nature series is free and open to the public, thanks to the generosity
of Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Choices of Lebanon and the Friends of Warren County Park District.

READY, SET, GO..............

"Start To Finish"

Training begins March 29th at Warren County Armco Park

Come and meet Teri Schmidt. She will be presenting free motivational sessions designed to get you moving no matter what your age or level of physical fitness. Make new friends, learn training techniques, get inspired and design a healthier you by setting and achieving your own personal goals, be it a stroll in the park, completing a 5K, or running a marathon

Watch for upcoming details.

2018 Fun Runs/Walks

Warren County Armco Park


June 2nd - Chocolate Charge

July 7th-Red, White and Blue

August 4th-Beer Run

September 1st-Donut Dash

The group will meet Thursday, March 29th at 6 pm.at Shelter 27 in Warren County Armco Park and will continue to meet and train on Thursdays, same time, same place.

INTRODUCING

Shannon Russell

Some of you and your children may know Shannon from her in-school enrichment programs and after-school Ecology Club at JF Burns Elementary School. In her first year with WCPD she brought the "Tech Free Tuesday" and "100 Hours Outside" summer challenge programs, and is working with scout troops and retirement communities.

Bill Lindauer

 Please see our calendar of upcoming events for naturalist programs that are FREE and open to the public, compliments of Bill Lindauer. Bill is a retired science teacher and Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist (OCVN) who is a passionate educator and dedicates countless hours to the betterment of Warren County Parks. 

Dave Woehr

Dave Woehr is an Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist (OCVN) who enjoys photography and writing articles about nature. To check out some of Dave's amazing photos, visit his

photo gallery at the top of the page. 

Upcoming Public Events at WCPD

No upcoming events.

KROGER COMMUNITY REWARDS

Did you know you can support the Warren County Park District just by shopping at Kroger? It's easy when you enroll in Kroger Community Rewards.  To get started, sign up with your Plus Card and select Friends of Warren County Park District. Once you have enrolled, you will earn rewards for your designated non-profit organization.


Help purchase trees for the Park by enrolling in Kroger Community Rewards.


www:Kroger/CommunityRewards

ABOUT FWCPD

What is FWCPD?

Friends of Warren County Park District is a 

501(c)3  non-profit organization working as a volunteer effort to support and promote the parks in the Warren County Park District.

www.co.warren.oh.us/parks

We are...

We are naturalists, event planners, photographers, gardeners and even astronomers.  OBTW You can visit the Warren County Astronomical Society at www.wcas-oh.org

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INTERESTED?

Meetings are the second Wed. of each month at 1:00 at WC Armco Park.  Hope to see you there.  For more info:    

513-695-1109

Resources

ODNR

Ohio Department of Natural Resources

Ohio's source for state parks, forests, wildlife areas, natural areas, hunting and camping.

www.ohiodnr.gov

Audubon Society of Ohio

Promoting the conservation and appreciation of nature for environmental sustainability with a focus on birds.

www.cincinnatiaudubon.org


OCVN

Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalists.

To receive more information on the 2018 program contact Erin Shaw at 

513-897-2437 or for scholarship assistance contact Park Office  513-695-1109

Little Miami Conservancy

Dedicated to the restoration and protection of the Little Miami Wild and Scenic River.

littlemiami.com


Little Miami Scenic Trail

The 3rd longest paved trail in the U.S..

73 mile paved path runs between Springfield and Newtown

www.littlemiamistatepark.org

Master Gardeners

The Master Gardener program provides training in horticulture to interested Ohio residents, who then volunteer their time assisting with educational programs.

To receive a scholarship application contact Park Office 513-695-1109

www.mastergardener.osu.edu

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

WATCH US GROW

This is the home of our new Friends of Warren County Park District website.  Be sure to check in often to see what's happening in your parks.  The parks are the playground for all ages.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Gardening
  • Website Management
  • Fall Festival
  • Fun Runs
  • Concert Series

For more information drop us a line below.



Contact Us

Drop us a line! Or sign up to receive our monthly emailed newsletter full of upcoming events.

Better yet, see us in person!

The Warren County Parks belong to YOU.  

Come take advantage of all they offer.

FREE ADMISSION EVERY DAY

Warren County Park District

1267 N. State Rt. 741, Lebanon, OH 45036, US

(513)695-1109

Hours

Open Every Day

Dawn till Dusk