Introducing Jennifer Peterson as our COO

A new vision for Columbus to connect us to nature and one another like never before.

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Introducing Jennifer Peterson as our COO

Our greenways and waterways are the future of connection between recreation, energy, and Central Ohio’s communities. The RAPID Project aims to create a vision for one regional park network.


RAPID 5 is a shared vision to integrate the space along Franklin County’s five waterways, connecting all residents to the natural and economic resources for recreation, commuting, commerce, education, and relaxation.


ULI Columbus and MORPC have embarked on a project to develop a vision for an integrated open space network in central Ohio that envisions how to best use our natural assets to benefit our economy, manage growth, provide access for recreation, education, health, and preserve natural resources and environmental health.


In late 2021, five design and planning firms began designing a new vision for Columbus to connect us to nature and each other like never before.


Upcoming Events

Saturday, June 25, 2022
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM EDT

10 TV and Metro Parks Outdoor Adventure

Join us for a free, fun-filled adventure for you and your family at the Big Meadows Picnic Area at Highbanks Metro Park. Activities for all ages; the young and the young at heart! Splash in the creek, jump in inflatables, play fun outdoor games, visit with animals, plus more outdoor activities.

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Re-introducing Dr. Amy

“I can't unsee this vision of our future – I am honored to join you on this adventure.”

— Dr. Amy Acton
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