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
- CRC‘s Mt. Auburn Indoor Pool is OPEN!
The Mt. Auburn Indoor Pool is OPEN during the construction upstairs at Taft Elementary School. (Enter off Young Street.)
- Therapeutic Recreation Announces Its Spring and Summer Programs
CRC’s Therapeutic Recreation Division (TR) has a full plate of spring and summer programming. As advocates for individuals with disabilities, CRC’s TR Department provides inclusive recreation programming choices and promotes accessibility at all CRC facilities.
- Open Call for Artists!
Applications are now being accepted to serve as a Cincinnati Art Ambassador. Application deadline is March 28, 2014 at 4 p.m. Seven (7) artists will be selected and will receive up to $6,000 each in support of their work.
- Become a CRC Lifeguard for the 2014 Summer Season
It’s time to think about summer! Want to join our CRC team? Be sure to attend a CRC American Red Cross Lifeguard certification course. Our first course will be held March 7. Other courses begin March 21, April 4, April 25, May 9, June 3, June 9 and July 7.
- Just added! Preschool Multi-Sport Camp at Lunken Playfield
Due to popular demand, CAMP CRC will be offering a week-long summer camp at Lunken Playfield just for boys and girls ages 4-5 (Pre-K). This Multi-Sport Camp will be held July 14-18 and focuses on basic sport-skill development such as hand-foot-eye coordination, running, throwing, catching, kicking, etc. Participants will be exposed to sports including soccer, tennis, t-ball, and more