Recreation

Golf

CINCINNATI GOLF web site


Cincinnati-Golf is an interactive, informational website devoted to our area's popular warm weather sport. Local players, courses, tournaments and more are all featured! Free subscriptions to CincyGolf's free weekly electronic newsletter are also available on the site.


CINCINNATI.COM GOLF GUIDE


For the golf enthusiast, this is another terrific resource for information on courses and golf news.


GOLF CENTER AT KINGS ISLAND

6042 Fairway Drive
Mason, OH 45040
(513) 398-5200/Reservations: (513) 573-3321


Just across from Paramount's Kings Island, the Golf Center has all the amenities of a fine country club - only it's a public facility. For the adventurous, the Golf Center offers the 27-hole championship Grizzly course played by the best of the PGA, the LPGA and the Senior PGA Tour for the last 30 years. The 18-hole Bruin (with six par fours) is perfect for the whole family. The Center also has a driving range, pro shop, locker room, restaurant, patio grille, sports bar, and meeting and banquet rooms.


DEVOU PARK GOLF & TENNIS CLUB

1344 Audubon Rd.
Covington, KY 41011
(859) 431-8030


Located in Covington's beautiful park, this club is the perfect setting for relaxation. It offers an 18 hole golf course, tennis courts (clay and hard court), and a banquet facility.




Running

THE RUNNING SPOT - CINCINNATI GUIDE


The premiere website for Cincinnati runners, it contains calendar listings for upcoming races, training tips and more.


FLYING PIG MARATHON

644 Linn Street, Ste 7447
Cincinnati, OH 45203
(513) 721-7447


Attracting thousands to the streets of our city, Cincinnati's Flying Pig Marathon is the third largest first time marathon in the country. The marathon is traditionally held the first weekend in May and offers a weekend of fun activities for the entire family.


HUMANA HEART MINI-MARATHON

American Heart Association
2936 Vernon Place
Cincinnati, OH 45219
(513) 281-4048


This popular 15K mini-marathon has been raising money for the American Heart Association for more than 28 years. The event also includes a 5K Heart Run, 10K and 5K Heart Walks and a 2K Kids' Mini-MaraFun. All races start and finish in downtown Cincinnati.


CINCINNATI THANKSGIVING DAY RACE


With more than 7000 participants, Cincinnati's Thanksgiving Day Race is the oldest road race of any kind in the Midwest and has long been a family tradition.




Horse Racing

RIVER DOWNS

(513) 232-8000

Located next to Coney Island, River Downs is Cincinnati's destination spot for watching horse races. Open seven days a week, live thoroughbred races are held April through Labor Day and simulcast races are shown every day throughout the year in a climate controlled clubhouse.


TURFWAY PARK

(859) 371-0200 or 800-733-0200

Just 10 minutes south of Cincinnati, Turfway is Northern Kentucky's destination spot for horse racing. Live races are held November through April and simulcast horse races are shown throughout the year. Turfway offers fine dining, a sports bar, grandstand seating and concessions.




Other Sports

WORLD OF SPORTS

(859) 371-8255

This unique sports complex has activities for a variety of interests. It includes an 18-hole golf course and driving range, miniature golf, billiards, slam dunk basketball, racquetball, Nautilus, and a game room.


CINCINNATI CYCLE CLUB

(513) 791-7190

New and experienced bicyclists will enjoy being a part of the Cincinnati Cycle Club. Members sharing a common interest in the outdoor sport, can participate in a variety of year round rides - from challenging to relaxing, city to parks.


CINCINNATI DIVING CENTER

(513) 521-3483

The Cincinnati Diving Center (CDC) offers scuba lessons (entry level through mixed gas diving), sales, equipment service, rental and dive travel. Students learn from instructors who have years of experience exploring some of the world's most beautiful waters. The CDC trains and manages volunteer divers at the Cincinnati Zoo Manatee Exhibit.


KIDS FIRST SPORTS CENTER

7900 E. Kemper Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45249
(513) 489-7575


Home to one of the largest gymnastics programs in the United States - Queen City Gymnastics, Kids First offers instruction and events for kids in a variety of sports and other activities. Among its programs: Starfish Swim School, Tumble Bees, TnT -trampoline and tumbling, soccer school, Queen City Dance, taekwondo, basketball, and golf instruction.


CINCINNATI RECREATION COMMISSION

(513) 352-4000

The Cincinnati Recreation Commission operates recreational facilities, athletic leagues, seniors programs, therapeutic programs, student programs, and special events throughout the city.




Canoe Rentals

Just a short drive from Cincinnati are two beautifully peaceful waterways: the Little Miami River and the Whitewater River, available for canoeing adventures. We have listed some liveries along the rivers.


LITTLE MIAMI-WHITEWATER CANOE RENTAL

225 Corwin Rd.
Lebanon, OH 45054
(800) 634-4277


MORGAN'S CANOE LIVERY

5701 St Rt 350
Lebanon, Ohio (main address)
with liveries at: Ft. Ancient by Kings Island or Brookville, Indiana
(800) WECANOE


WHITEWATER CANOE RENTAL

Indiana/Ohio Border
US 52
(765) 647-5434 or (800) 634-4277


LITTLE MIAMI CANOE RENTAL

Near Paramount's Kings Island
(513) 899-3616 or (800) 634-4277


SCENIC RIVER CANOE EXCURSIONS

4595 Roundbottom Road
(513) 831-5552