Columbus Parks and Recreation

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Upcoming Events 


  • Lifeguard Classes: May 22-24
  • Pawnee Plunge Opens: May 27th


  • June 2nd: Movie in the Park: Wizard of Oz 
  • June 3rd: Saturday Concert Series: Deja Vu 
  • June 5th: Flowrider Lessons Start
  • June 5th: Swim Lessons Start 
  • June 5-8: Itty Bitty Camp: Superhero Week 
  • June 6 & 8: Pop Up Rec: Glur Park-Soccer & Basektball 
  • June 9: Movie in the Park: CoCo (Sponsored by Allo Communications) 
  • June 10: Saturday Concert Series: Andy William and the Nebraska All Stars 
  • June 12-15: Itty Week: Itty Bitty Camp: STEM Week 
  • June 12 & 14: Sunset Park: Spikeball & Cornhole 
  • June 16: Movie in the Park: Jumanji 
  • June 17: Saturday Night Concert Series: Barrelhouse 
  • June 19-22: Itty Bitty Camp: Wet N' Wild 
  • June 20 & 22: Airport Park: Bocce Ball & Can Jam 
  • June 23: Movie in the Park: Harry Potter & the Sorcerer's Stone
  • June 24: Saturday Night Concert Series: Arcade Radio
  • June 26-29: Itty Bitty Camp: Outdoor Fun & Games 
  • June 26 & 28: Frankfort Square: Art & Chalk
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  1. News & Announcements
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  1. City gearing up for 'Kids to Parks' free outdoor celebration

    Despite the dozens of recreational opportunities and facilities in Columbus, the City Parks and Recreation Department team has long wished to bring the 1993 classic sports movie “The Sandlot” to life. Read on...
  2. Road near Bradshaw Park undergoing complete reconstruction

    You can still go out to the ballgames at Bradshaw Park while road construction is underway along 48th Avenue to improve travel. Read on...
  3. Pawnee Plunge to open for summer Memorial Day weekend with new season, daily pass options

    City Parks and Recreation officials are hoping to offset the waves of inflation caused by the pandemic by introducing a new admission structure at the Pawnee Plunge this summer. Read on...
  4. Plans to upgrade Memorial Stadium, Pawnee and Gerrard parks in very early development

    Another step toward making improvements to Pawnee and Gerrard parks was taken this month. Read on...
  5. Aquatic Center’s open hours temporarily changing April 22nd for prom

    So that its staff members can prepare for and enjoy the Columbus High School prom, the City Parks and Recreation Department has decided to close the Aquatic Center during regular hours (noon-4 p.m.) on Saturday, April 22nd, 2023. Read on...

Summer Brochure 2023: Click Here

Registration for all programs opens on April 10th, 2023