Columbus Recreation and Parks Dept Logo

Summer Camp Registration

Summer Camp Registration

Registration & Reservations To view our exciting catalog of activities, register for classes, or reserve an athletic facility CLICK HERE.

Questions or Comments? If you have a question or comment for our department CLICK HERE.

Receive Recreation and Parks Emails

Sign Up Through GovDelivery


For Immediate Release
News Date: October 18, 2021

Columbus Recreation and Parks Department Hosts Kids Run


Columbus Recreation and Parks Department is excited to announce the annual Kids Run. In partnership with the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon and Highlights for Children, this event is FREE for all residents and promotes healthy lifestyle choices. There will be a run for each age group of children (up to age 12) starting with our toddler “Diaper Dash” at 10 a.m. All registered participants will receive a medal for participation.

Kids RunOct. 23, 10 a.m.
Far East Community Center (1826 Lattimer Dr., Columbus, OH 43227)
Linden Community Center (1350 Briarwood Ave., Columbus, OH 43211)
Scioto Southland Community Center (3901 Parsons Ave., Columbus, OH 43207) Westgate Community Center (455 S. Westgate Ave., Columbus, OH 43204)

Register online at or at your local community center. Please note, there is a $2 registration fee for online registration.

The health and safety of participants and staff is a top priority, and strong safety protocols remain in place to ensure everyone’s safety. These include social distancing – staying six feet away from others – with an understanding of the challenges and limitations for social distancing with very young children and individuals with disabilities. Effective Monday, Aug. 16, all City of Columbus employees and visitors to city buildings are required to wear a face covering. Visit to find out more.