Cincinnati Recreation Commission
Established in 1927, the Cincinnati Recreation Commission provides recreational, cultural, leisure and educational activities for Cincinnatians of all ages and abilities.
CRC improves the quality of life in Cincinnati, makes city neighborhoods more attractive to prospective residents and is vital for Cincinnati's continuing growth and competitiveness. Read More
Christopher A. Bigham
Director of Recreation
Christopher A. Bigham became the Director of Recreation in September 2011, returning to CRC from the Finance Department of the City of Cincinnati where he had been Finance Manager since 2008. Read More
Board of Commissioners
The Cincinnati Recreation Commission is made up of five board members and two non-voting youth members. The Commission holds monthly public meetings and is responsible for setting CRC policy. Read More
- Happy 100th Anniversary Avon Fields!
CRC Golf Course Avon Fields celebrated its 100th anniversary on Friday with festivities at the course. The day began with a ceremonial putt at noon, followed by an 18-hole, shotgun scramble. Guests enjoyed tee gifts, on-course contests, cookout lunch and pig-roast dinner. Fun was had by all!
- CRC celebrates Senior Citizens
Do you know a senior citizen who has worked tirelessly for his/her organization? The Senior Citizen Hall of Fame was created to recognize the contributions and achievements of the community’s senior citizens. This year’s 47th annual Hall of Fame will be held Friday, October 24, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Cincinnati. Nominations are now being accepted. Until 5 pm October 1. Reservation deadline for tickets is Wednesday, October 15.
- Avon Fields Golf Course to Host ‘100th Anniversary Celebration’
Join the Party on Friday, September 12 at Cincinnati’s First Public Golf Course
- Way to Go!
The National Alliance for Youth Sports recently recognized CRC for its outstanding dedication to youth sports coach training. The CRC sports leagues trained more than 500 coaches during NAYS’ 2013-14 fiscal year. That means more than 500 volunteer coaches were properly trained and qualified to be mentors to CRC children.
- Therapeutic Recreation Announces Its Fall Programs
As advocates for individuals with disabilities, CRC’s TR Division provides inclusive recreation programming choices and promotes accessibility at all CRC facilities.
CRC is nationally known for its programming for individuals with disabilities. Their services promote healthy lifestyles and provide opportunities to participate in high-quality recreational and cultural experiences in the community.