A community that gathers and supports each other is strong. We offer many ways to connect with and support your friends and neighbors. Celebrate what makes Columbus great at our community events and festivals. Share your time and talents through our volunteer program. Give back to your community by supporting the CRP Foundation. Host an event for loved ones at one of our rental facilities.
Strengthening Our Community
APPLICATIONS FOR PURPOSE, PRIDE AND SUCCESS
The mission of the APPS program is to reduce crime and violence by increasing protective factors in the lives of Columbus youth and young adults (ages 14-23) through proven prevention and intervention strategies.Learn More
Center Without Walls
This is an innovative outreach program created to provide access to Columbus Recreation and Parks Department programs and services for youth who live in areas without a community center or where there is no safe walking route to the nearest location.Learn More
Education and Leadership
Columbus Recreation and Parks offers two programs that focus on educational and leadership development. Capital Kids is designed to bolster kids’ academic achievement, and City Leaders is designed to develop the future leaders of Columbus.Learn More