Sponsorship Opportunities

Parks Department Banner Sponsorship

Display your company logo on a banner at one or all four locations (Hamilton Community Center & Ice Arena, Lincoln Park Diamonds, Clifty Park Diamonds, and Columbus Gymnastics Center)! Please download a copy of our sponsor packet and/or contact Nikki Murphy, nmurphy@columbus.in.gov for questions or interest!

Come Out and Play Sponsorship *

This program provides a free supervised summer recreation program/summer camp experience for the children of Columbus. During the summer, Monday – Friday children are invited for a summer of fieldtrips, recreational games, sports, crafts, etc. at Donner Park! Camp is ran and monitored by our staff of summer camp counselors out of Donner Shelter! Children are transported from local parks around the community or may be dropped off directly at Donner. Every day, a free lunch is provided by BCSC. We have several giveaways throughout the summer to reward kids for great behavior and to celebrate summer. This is an excellent opportunity for local businesses to partner with the Columbus Parks Department to promote outdoor education, youth play and help provide a quality summer camp experience free of charge to our community. Please contact Jacob Hendricks, jhendricks@columbus.in.gov for more info on how to become a sponsor for the Come Out & Play Playground Program!

Disc Golf Hole Sponsorship *

With the addition of a free disc golf course available to the public at Donner Park, you and your business have the opportunity for additional exposure as well as being on the front end of a rapidly growing sport in the community! Columbus Parks and Recreation has partnered with the Columbus Indiana Disc Golf Club and are continuing to expand our program offerings and amenities in the ever-growing recreational activity of disc golf. Please contact Jacob Hendricks, jhendricks@columbus.in.gov for more info on how to become a sponsor for disc golf!

Great Columbus Campout *

We invite you to be a sponsor for our annual family campout event, The Great Columbus Campout! If you are a local business who believes in promoting family togetherness, nature and the importance of taking some time to “unplug” then you will not want to miss the chance to partner with us as a sponsor! Please contact Jacob Hendricks, jhendricks@columbus.in.gov for more info on how to become a sponsor for the next Great Columbus Campout!

Greenbelt and Rocky Ford Par 3 Sponsorship

Are you a local business looking to garner additional exposure? Are you a golfer who is looking to give back to either (or both) of our beautiful courses? Do you simply see the value in keeping affordable golf available, at a quality course, for the members of our community? If any of these or many other reasons appeal to you, we invite you to download a copy of our golf sponsor packet and/or contact Keith VanDeventer, kvandeventer@columbus.in.gov for questions or interest!

Kroger Community Rewards Program

Do you already shop at Kroger? If so, you may as well help our Columbus Youth House Hockey League by contributing to the cost of equipment through the rewards program! Visit our website for instructions on how to sign up for this program. For additional questions or information, please contact Carleen Fry, cfry@columbus.in.gov.

Power of Produce at Columbus Farmer’s Market *

The Columbus Farmer’s Market provides the Power of Produce program to children in our community to experience fruits and vegetables at the Farmer’s Market. Each child gets a $2 voucher to spend at the Market every weekend throughout the season.

This year we want to partner with health-related organizations like yours to be part of the Power of Produce (POP) program. As a partner of the Power of Produce Program your organization will:

  • Be at the POP program booth to hand out vouchers and information to community members
  • Have your logo on the POP program vouchers (over 100 participants each weekend)
  • Have your logo and information on the Columbus Farmer’s Market social media (10K followers) when

To be part of this program, we are asking for $250 per weekend you want to be at the Market. The money will go straight to providing POP vouchers to the children in our community.

Please contact Celeste Reynolds at creynolds@columbus.in.gov or (812) 375-2759 if you have questions or need more information.

Tour de Trails Event Sponsorship *

Every year the Columbus Park Foundation hosts our Tour de Trails events to raise money to help maintain our over 22 miles of People Trail Network for our Community to be safe and active. The Columbus Park Foundation has been hosting the Run/Walk for 22 years and Bicycle Challenge for 18 years, and last year we had over 200 participants for both the Run/Walk and Bicycle Challenge. Please consider sponsoring our Tour de Trails events. A gift at any of our levels will make our event even more successful! Our Tour de Trails events brings participants from throughout the community, state, and country. As a sponsor for the Tour de Trails, we would share your information to all the participants along with everyone who visits our social media and website. If you would like to support our event or discuss our plans, please contact Celeste Reynolds at creynolds@columbus.in.gov or (812) 375-2759.

Youth Baseball Team Sponsorship

This program provides an opportunity for children, regardless of their ability, to learn the rules of baseball, understand the concepts of effort, teamwork and leadership in a positive atmosphere. Our program also promotes simply having fun! It is organized and operated by the governing baseball board of community volunteers who work with our department staff. However, this program is not possible without the support we receive from our community. For only $400 you will be providing an experience for young children that will last a lifetime. Additionally, your sponsorship gives your business the opportunity to have your company’s name and logo appear on your team’s uniform as well as your company’s name/logo on a banner at our baseball facility for the season. You will also be recognized in our media outlets. Columbus Parks and Recreation supervises ordering and purchasing of uniforms for all the children in the league. For more information on how to sponsor a team for an upcoming season, please contact Seth Rice, srice@columbus.in.gov.

* All sponsorships for these programs/events are tax-deductible.