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Playgrounds

Recreation

Playgrounds

Great Parks of Hamilton County is a great place for the whole family. We offer all types of playgrounds for all types of kids including splash, indoor and traditional outdoor playgrounds.
Traditional Playgrounds
Playgrounds can be found at the following parks:
  • Embshoff Woods
  • Fernbank Park
  • Francis RecreAcres
  • Lake Isabella
  • Miami Whitewater Forest
  • Mitchell Memorial Forest
  • Sharon Woods
  • Shawnee Lookout
  • Triple Creek
  • Winton Woods
  • Woodland Mound

Universally Accessible Playgrounds
  • Harper Meadows in Winton Wood
  • Francis RecreAcres​

The play structures feature a variety of elements for all abilties, including:
  • A rubber safety surface that allows access to all areas of the playground for users of all abilities
  • Multiple wide ramps for access with mobility devices
  • A “Power Scape” area of play that encourages physical fitness and coordination
  • An array of bright colors to increase visual stimulation and playable musical instruments to increase auditory function
  • Shade structures for a more enjoyable play experience
  • An increase in accessible play area and play features
Wet Playgrounds
Children who are supervised by a parent or guardian and wearing bathing suits may play in the wet playgrounds. All diaper-wearing toddlers must wear swim diapers under a bathing suit. Groups are required to have an adult supervisor for every six children.

Admission

Children age 2–12: $3.50/each or $8/3
Season Wristband: $24

Locations

Miami Whitewater Forest: Parky's Pirate Cove
9001 Mt. Hope Road, Harrison, Ohio 45030

Winton Woods: Parky's Ark
10245 Winton Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45231

Woodland Mound: Parky's Wetland Adventure
8250 Old Kellogg Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45255

Hours

Dates Weekday Weekend & Holiday
Opening Day: May 27, 2017 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
May 27-August 20 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
11 a.m.-7 p.m.
August 21-September 4 closed Mon-Fri 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Last Day: September 4, 2017 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Indoor Playgrounds

Adventure Station

11450 Lebanon Road, Sharonville, Ohio 45241

Adventure Station is an indoor playground located within Sharon Centre in Sharon Woods. Open to children ages 2-12, the two-story, handicap accessible playground features ladders, tunnels, interactive play areas and a ball pit for hours of indoor fun.

Admission
$3/child

Adventure Station Fun Packs are available for purchase: buy six admissions, get one free!

Sharon Centre Hours
January Mon, Closed
Tue–Sat, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Sun, Noon–4 p.m.
Holidays: Closed New Year’s Day; Open Martin Luther King Jr. Day
February Mon, Closed
Tue–Sat, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Sun, Noon–4 p.m.
Holidays: Open Presidents’ Day
March Mon, Closed
Tue–Fri, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Sat, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sun, Noon–5 p.m.
April Mon, Closed
Tue–Fri, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Sat, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sun, Noon–5 p.m.
May Mon, Closed
Tue–Fri, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Sat–Sun, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Summer (May 27-Sep 4) Mon–Fri, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sat–Sun, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
September Mon, Closed
Tue–Fri, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Sat, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sun, Noon–5 p.m.
October Mon, Closed
Tue–Fri, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Sat, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sun, Noon–5 p.m.
November Mon, Closed
Tue–Sat, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Sun, Noon–4 p.m.
Holidays: Closed Thanksgiving
December Mon, Closed
Tue–Sat, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Sun, Noon–4 p.m.
Holidays: Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas and New Year’s Eve


Parky's Playbarn

10073 Daly Road, Cincinnati, OH 45231

Parky's Playbarn, located at Parky's Farm in Winton Woods, is a former dairy barn has been converted into an indoor, farm-themed, accessible playground for children ages 2-12.

Admission
$2.50/child
Parky's Playbarn admission may be included during Halloween Nights and other select programs.

Hours
Parky's Playbarn is closed for the season. Check back soon for our 2018 hours.

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