Columbus Recreation and Parks Department

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7:15 am
Thu December 19, 2013

Juneteenth Organizer Sues Columbus

The organizer of the annual Juneteenth Festival is taking the city to federal court, claiming officials discriminated against the African-American community by stopping the festival last year after a child was shot.

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8:27 pm
Mon September 30, 2013

City To Link Key Sections Of Bike Trail

The city of Columbus plans to connect the popular Olentangy Trail with Grandview Heights and Harrison West. 

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5:12 pm
Mon September 16, 2013

City Council Votes On Portaging Rights For Boaters On Olentangy

The City of Columbus plans to change municipal code to give access points to the Olentangy River for boaters and kayakers. Columbus Recreation and Parks Director Alan McKnight says the change to allow portaging around low head dams is part of the city's Olentangy Water Trail plan adopted in 2007.

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11:59 am
Fri July 5, 2013

Westgate Recreation Center Renovations Planned

The City of Columbus plans to spend 5.5 million dollars to renovate the Westgate Recreation Center on the West side.

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8:22 am
Tue February 26, 2013

Golf Course To Become Public Park

Columbus City Council last night approved legislation clearing the deed of the Walnut Hills Golf Course on Livingston Avenue.

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