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 Receives Grant for Adapted Aquatics
Cincinnati Recreation Commission-Therapeutic Recreation Adapted Aquatics are the proud recipients of the Autism Speaks Scholarship Fund for Swimming and Water Safety. Autism Speaks created this grant program to offer scholarships for swimming and water safety lessons for people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
- July is Park and Recreation Month – Celebrate with Cincinnati Recreation Commission and Cincinnati Parks!
Celebrate Park and Recreation Month at Cincinnati Recreation Commission pools and centers and Cincinnati Parks all over town.
- Enjoy FREE Live Theater at Hirsch Recreation Center
Cincinnati Recreation Commission's Hirsch Recreation Center presents "Back in the Day" – a story about one family's struggle to survive in 1964.
Opening night is Friday, July 25. Other performances include July 29-August 1, and August 4 – 7. All performances are at 2:00 p.m. and are FREE.
- South Cumminsville chosen for ‘Community Makeover’
Procter & Gamble, the Cincinnati Reds and the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden announce the neighborhood of South Cumminsville as the winner of the 2014 Community Makeover.
- CRC Summer Track Program
Join us to support CRC youth as they begin CRC’s Summer Track program with a meet at Taft High School’s Stargell Stadium, Tuesday, July 8 at 10:00 a.m.
Runners in this competitive intramural recreation center league range in age from 8-12 and will be competing in three to four events.