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
- Winter Operations
In the event of a snow emergency, CRC Recreation Centers will make every effort to remain open for programming, and will communicate any late openings, reduced schedules or closures. Please call your local Center to determine staffing levels.
Please visit the City of Cincinnati’s Winter Operations page for Winter Emergency information
- Happy Holidays from Westwood Town Hall
Begin the holiday season in style at Westwood Town Hall Recreation Center with Westwood’s Deck the Hall on December 1. Experience Santa’s workshop from 2-4 p.m. and come for a tree-lighting and choir performances from 4-6 p.m. The day’s festivities are presented by Westwood Works, Westwood Civic Association, CRC, Cincinnati Parks, Madcap Puppets, Broadhope Art Collective and the Gamble-Nippert YMCA.
- Give the Gift of Swimming
An All-CRC Pools Membership provides endless hours of sun and fun during the summer months – and makes a great gift for the holidays! Available for a limited time, gift-giving specials reflect $5-10 off the normal cost of membership. Purchase a 2014 All-CRC pools membership online at a discounted rate today.
- Register Today for the Annual Seven Hills Run/Walk on December 1
Runners - get ready to run through the heart of Cincinnati. For 35 years, CRC’s challenging Seven Hills Run/Walk has attracted runners throughout the city. This year’s event will take place on December 1
- Play Winter Sports at CRC
Adult winter volleyball and adult men’s and women’s basketball play will begin in early January. Registration is now open for both sports.