Free Firsts Appreciation Days

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Free Firsts Resident Appreciation Days

As a way to say thanks to Hamilton County residents for their dedicated and continuing support of their parks, four days this spring and summer are designated as “Free Firsts.” On these days, Hamilton County residents can enjoy free entry into any Great Parks of Hamilton County park without the need for a Motor Vehicle Permit, while enjoying a host of other free and discounted activities.

Thursday, May 1
Sunday, June 1
Tuesday, July 1
Friday, August 1

Activities

  • Free tourboat rides on the Winton Queen in Winton Woods
  • Free fishing at Lake Isabella and Campbell Lakes Preserve
  • Free wet playground entry at Miami Whitewater Forest, Winton Woods and Woodland Mound (limit 2)
  • Free round of golf on the 18-hole Boulders putting course at Little Miami Golf Center

Discounts

  • 10% discount at Nature's Niche Gifts & Books
  • 10% discount on Highfield Discovery Garden annual family pass
  • Free adult admission at Highfield Discovery Garden with the purchase of one adult admission
  • Free medium basket of range balls with the purchase of a medium or large basket at Miami Whitewater Forest 
  • Free regular basket of range balls with the purchase of a regular basket at Meadow Links & Golf Academy
  • Free round on the Miniature Golf Course with the purchase of a Miniature Golf Course round at Little Miami Golf Center

Programs


May 1

10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Animal Contact Yard (Winton Woods)

11 a.m.-1 p.m
Craft Station (Miami Whitewater Forest, Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve, Sharon Woods, Woodland Mound & Winton Woods)

1-2 p.m.
Lively Livestock (Winton Woods)

 

June 1

9 a.m.
Ohio River Walk (Fernbank Park)

10-11 a.m.
Try It Family Fitness Class: Parent & Me Yoga  (Miami Whitewater Forest)

11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Craft Station (Miami Whitewater Forest, Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve, Sharon Woods, Woodland Mound & Winton Woods)

Noon-4 p.m.
Animal Contact Yard (Winton Woods)

1-2 p.m.
Lively Livestock (Winton Woods)

1 p.m.
Explore a Creek (Mitchell Memorial Forest)

2 p.m.
Backyard Gardening (Woodland Mound)

2-3 p.m.
Try It Family Fitness Class: Kids Zumba CrossFit (Miami Whitewater Forest)

 

July 1

9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Animal Contact Yard (Winton Woods)

11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Craft Station (Miami Whitewater Forest, Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve, Sharon Woods, Woodland Mound & Winton Woods)

1-2 p.m.
Lively Livestock (Winton Woods)

7-8 p.m.
Try It Shape Up Class: Hip Hop Aerobics (Winton Woods)

 

August 1

9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Animal Contact Yard (Winton Woods)

11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Craft Station (Miami Whitewater Forest, Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve, Sharon Woods Woodland Mound & Winton Woods)

11 a.m.
Creature Feature (Woodland Mound)

1-2 p.m.
Lively Livestock (Winton Woods)