Inclusive and diverse programming across Civic Spaces includes but is not limited to the following:
Fountain Square: Over 110 nights of free concerts each year including Salsa on the Square, Fifth & Vine Live, and Indie Friday, as well as lunch on the Square Monday through Friday, with food trucks offering cuisine from all cultures.
Washington Park:Over 250 free and family friendly events annually, including Reggae Wednesdays, Friday Flow, which features national and regional R&B acts, concerts on Mondays (Jazz in the Park) and Thursdays (Roots Revival), both of which highlight local performers, and performing art shows such as Opera in the Park. Throughout the year, 3CDC also partners with community organizations to offer free children’s activities, as well.
Memorial Hall: A half dozen free children’s shows are presented each year, with 3CDC partnering with community organizations to ensure participation from neighborhood youth.
Ziegler Park: The Everybody In Program, highlighted further below, has been designed to make access to Ziegler Pool affordable to all and to provide a variety of free programs, primarily geared toward the neighborhood youth.
Court Street Plaza: In its second year of regular programming, Court Street is introducing new events like Touch a Truck and Food Truck Rodeo, while old favorites like The Frisch’s Mobile Roller Rink and Asian Food Fest returned for another year.
In addition to pool memberships, 3CDC is focused on serving low-income neighborhood youth and their families by offering free programming, including swim lessons, safety clinics, swim team, and summer camp. In 2022 alone:
- 473 kids and adults attended free swim lessons
- 40 children participated on our free swim team
- 52 neighborhood youth attended low-cost summer camp