June 29, 2017

PARKS YES! Thanks Anderson!

On behalf of the Board of Park Commissioners, thank you Anderson Township residents for voting yes to replace the Anderson Township Park District’s operating levy on November 8th. We are fortunate to live in a township where the residents recognize the benefits of continuing a quality park system in their community. The Commissioners extend a sincere thank you to those who placed levy signs in their yards and donated their personal resources to the effort. Numerous volunteers devoted countless hours of their personal time to share the park’s message with the voters. We specifically want to recognize the Citizens for…

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Winter 2016 Park Guide

Hey, the winter blues already creeping up on you? Check out all the great stuff you can get involved with at our Anderson Township Parks! The new winter 2016 guide is jam packed with good stuff. Click Here for the PDF version.    

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A Message from the Parks Commissioner

PARK LEVY WITHDRAWN FROM UPCOMING BALLOT Since the spring of 2015, the purpose for purchasing the Beech Acres property evolved to include a combination of possible community concepts: a renovated or new public recreation center and a new Anderson High School; new development at the current Anderson High School site. The various concepts being explored have resulted in confusion regarding the purpose of the park district’s levy. Additionally, the Township Trustees announced on October 1, 2015 they will buy the Beech Acres property and RecPlex for the community and serve as the placeholder until the concepts can be further explored….

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Response to the Park- School-Township Concept: Josh Gerth, Anderson Township Trustee

In the spirit of FULL DISCLOSURE, I wanted to give a recap of how we came to be where we are today with the relocated Anderson High School concept. I have also pasted my entire interview with the Business Courier below. Let me take you on a journey of the last nine months. Shortly after the school levy passed in November of last year, I reached out to Dallas Jackson to tell him that I wanted to start conversations between us (the Township), the school board and the park district to figure out a way to capitalize on the momentum…

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Anderson Township Independence Day Parade

Content provided by Anderson Township Anderson Township’s annual Independence Day Parade kicks off at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 4, beginning at the Beechmont fire station, 7954 Beechmont Ave. and traveling down Beechmont to the Anderson Towne Center.  Now in its 11th year, the parade continues to unite the community in a morning of spirited fun in the yearly trek down Beechmont Avenue. This year the parade will include approximately 90 entrants from neighborhood groups to community organizations. Immediately after the parade, the Anderson Towne Center becomes a center of family-oriented activity, with Robin Lacy and DeZydeco providing a little New…

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Food Truck Rally Returns!

Anderson Township Food Truck Rally returns on June 13th from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. More food trucks will be part of this incredibly popular event in Anderson Township! Join us on June 13th from 4-10 p.m. as a selection of the finest food trucks in the Cincinnati area set up in the Anderson Center Station parking lot for this year’s Food Truck Rally! Free admission, live music, activities for kids and more! Trucks include: Andy’s Mediterranean Grille Falafel Mobile, Carabello Coffee and Bello Bike Pops, C’est Cheese, Cuban Pete, East Coast Eatz, Empanandas Aqui, Graeter’s, Johnny’s Creamy Whip, Kaimelsky’s,…

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Daddy Daughter Dance presented by ATPD

Annual Daddy Daughter Dance from the Anderson Township Parks District ages 2-12 Girls spend a magical evening with their dads or the special guy in their life. Take your special date out to eat, and then come to the dance later for desserts and snacks. A free, professional photo will be provided at the dance to each girl registered. Additional photo packages will be available for purchase. This event is first come, first served. Space is limited! 2015 Dates Times Dance #1: Friday, Feb. 13 6:30-8:30 p.m. Dance #2: Saturday, Feb. 14 2:30-4:30 p.m. Dance #3: Saturday, Feb. 14 6:30-8:30…

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Celebration to Remember 5K

The Run to Remember 5K event has been renamed the Celebration to Remember Click here for FAQs about the new changes. Formerly known as the Run to Remember, Celebration to Remember provides the community with an opportunity to personally honor the life of a loved one, and create a legacy in their memory through fund raising for the Anderson Foundation for Parks & Recreation Playground Fund. this event will foster an atmosphere where people feel welcome to attend in honor of a personal loved one, both officially and unofficially recognized, at the event. A designated tribute area will be available…

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Greater Anderson Days!

Each year the Greater Anderson Days event partners — Anderson Township Park District, Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce, Anderson Township Government, and the American Legion Post 318 — strive to bring the best event to the community, and this year will be no exception. Now in its 16th year, Greater Anderson Days is THE place to be for both businesses and festival goers. This popular event hosts approximately 30,000 people over the three-day weekend, and features live music, games, rides, delicious food, “Anderson’s Got Talent” competition, and an amazing fireworks display by Rozzi’s Famous Fireworks, courtesy of the Beechmont Automotive…

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Brazilian Soccer Camp

Learn to play the Brazilian way with TetraBrazil and Anderson Township Parks From Challenger Sports With the World Cup way under way and with around 20 million Americans now playing the sport, TETRABRAZIl, the most popular Brazilian Soccer Coaching program in the US has been invited to hold one of their exclusive youth training camps right here in the growing soccer community of Anderson Township. Anderson Township Park District has teamed up to host the week long “TetraBrazil Soccer Camp” during the week of August 4-8, at All Weather Fields at Riverside Park. The camp will run Monday through Friday…

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