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
This program is designed to provide participants with a safe place to learn and play once the school day is over. By incorporating a trained staff with state-of-the-art technology, high expectations and performance standards, the program was also designed to help improve student’s academic achievement.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
This program was established to develop the city leaders of tomorrow by providing an orientation of the city of Columbus through hands-on learning opportunities, meetings and mentoring by current city leadership.Learn More