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Both group and private swim lessons are offered. See details on Swim Lessons page.

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The pool will close at 5:00 p.m. on nights when there is a home swim team meet.

2022 Home swim meets will be held on Thursdays June 9, June 16 and July 14 and the pool will close at 5:00 p.m. on these nights.

Daily admission is offered for residents of Montgomery and Pool Member Guests. A photo ID is required at the front desk at the time of check-in.

Yes, non-residents may purchase a membership to the pool. Please note, as in years past, daily admission is not offered to non-residents unless attending with a pool member or resident.

Children 2 and under are free but need to be listed on the membership account. Children 3 and up are required to be on the membership or pay a daily fee.

Example: A resident couple with a 2-year-old only needs to purchase a Couple membership.

The pool will open Saturday, May 28, and close on Labor Day.

The Montgomery Farmer’s Market is open every Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Montgomery Elementary School parking lot from May to October.

The market features 42 vendors that sell fresh fruits, vegetables, baked goods, eggs, and various prepared foods, including French, Indonesian, and Southern Comfort Foods. All goods sold are produced within 100 miles of the market.

One of the most unusual vendors is Winning Edge Mobile Sharpening, which professionally sharpens knives and gardening tools.
The Montgomery Farmer’s Market is fun for the entire family! Kids who find the hidden stuffed peas win a Farmers Buck that may be used anywhere in the market.
The Market accepts cash, and some vendors accept credit cards for larger purchases. We also accept EBT! SNAP/EBT shoppers can swipe their card at the Market welcoMontgomery Farmer's Marketme booth to purchase “Market Bucks” that can be used on eligible goods with Market vendors. We match SNAP/EBT purchases dollar-for-dollar! Produce Perks matches SNAP/EBT purchases up to $25 to buy produce, and we also support the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program, which supplies vouchers to seniors in need.
The market is open, rain or shine.

Tickets are sold by the table. Individual tickets are not available.

Table for 8: $200
Table for 4: $100
Beer and Wine Tickets: $6 each (must be purchased with table)

If you would like to purchase drink tickets at a later date, please call City Hall at 513-891-2424.

Guests are responsible for their own table settings & utensils (preferably white) and may also bring nonalcoholic beverages.

Purchase a table and drink tickets here.

All guests must dress elegantly in head-to-toe white. Originality is always encouraged, as long as it stays stylish and tasteful.

  1. Guests bring their own food, place settings, and eating utensils. (preferably white)
  2. White table decorations. There will be a contest and prize given to the best-decorated table.
  3. Guests are permitted to bring non-alcoholic beverages. Drink tickets for beer and wine may be purchased in advance. No on-site sales are available. Guests may NOT bring alcoholic beverages.

Tickets are sold by the table. Each ticket includes the table with a white linen tablecloth, padded white chairs, entertainment and a drink for the kick off toast.

Drink tickets may be purchased at the time of registration. If you would like to purchase the drink tickets at a later date or add additional tickets, please call City Hall at 513-891-2424.

Drink tickets are presold at $6 each for either beer or wine.

Presale tickets will help the City plan accordingly.

Event will be held rain or shine. All seating will be placed undercover – either under the gazebo or a large tent. In case of rain, guests may bring a white or transparent raincoat, poncho, and/or umbrella. However, if public safety becomes an issue due to severe weather, the City may decide to cancel and all guests will be notified.

Flag Football

Experience the excitement of football with Skyhawks Flag Football Fueled by USA Football. Using a curriculum developed by the experts from USA Football, coaches will teach skills like passing, receiving, kicking, and flag pulling. Participants will gain confidence and learn important life lessons in a fun, positive environment.

Ages 5-7

Register Here

Date: Tuesday – Friday, June 28 – July 1
Time: 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Cost:$59 per participant
Location: Weller Park Sports Field

Each camper will receive a t-shirt and a football.

Camp is taught by Skyhawks Sports Academy.


Ages 8-10

Register Here

Date: Tuesday – Friday, June 28 – July 1
Time: 10:30 – Noon
Cost:$79 per participant
Location: Weller Park Sports Field

Each camper will receive a t-shirt and a football.

Camp is taught by Skyhawks Sports Academy.

bootcampGet ready for the ultimate total body workout! A class to improve your strength, agility, and cardiovascular fitness. This class uses interval training techniques with different exercise stations challenging all of the major muscle groups.

Classes are taught by a TriHealth Fitness Instructor.

Classes are held on Wednesdays
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Register Here

  • Held 9 meetings.
  • During the February meeting, Committee Members listened to a professional presentation by Claire Krawsczyn on the topic of “At the Intersection of Motherhood and Entrepreneurship.”
  • During the March meeting, Committee Members listened to a presentation on “Greater Cincinnati’s Asian American Community” by CK Wang, Esq, Immigration Attorney and Montgomery resident and Leo Chan, Executive Director of the Midwest USA Chinese Chamber of Commerce.
  • A ‘Know Your Neighbor’ series was held via Zoom on Wednesday, March 31 at 7:00 p.m. Committee Members Chris Burns and Dell Carter talked about the history of race in America using themes from the book Stamped from the Beginning, The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi.
  • During the April meeting, Committee Members listened to a presentation on “Our Aging Population: The Work of the Council on Aging” by Lisa Kruse, Outreach Coordinator for the Council on Aging.
  • During the June meeting, Committee Members joined in a discussion on “A Workforce Demographics Conversation” by Julie Prickett (City of Montgomery Staff).
  • Committee members participated in the Independence Day Parade & Festival with a decorated parade float and a booth at the festival.
  • During the July meeting, Guest Presenter, Scott Knox, gave a wonderful presentation on LGBTQ legal issues.
  • During the August meeting, members discussed formalizing the Committee to a Commission.
  • The Diversity Dinner Party was held on Saturday, Oct 2 from 6-8:30 p.m. at Swaim Park. Dishes from Artemis Mediterranean, Pacific Kitchen and Mei Japanese were provided. Emiko Moore shared her art of Kamishibai, Paper Theater. The Cincinnati Dayton Taiko group gave a drumming performance. Over 50 people attended the dinner.
  • The Diversity Garden is being planned for 2022.

Learn more about the Montgomery Diversity and Inclusion Committee

  • Held 8 meetings.
  • Formed 4 subcommittees which included: Education, Event, Public Awareness and Metrics/Strategic Plan/Surveys and Evaluations.
  • Guest Speaker Pete Metz of the Metro Bus Service presented information about public transportation and the Move Forward Plan to committee members during the February meeting.
  • At the recommendation of the Committee, in March City officials met with the CEO’s of the Hispanic, African American, Indian American and Chinese American chambers of commerce to explore opportunities for encouraging more minority businesses in Montgomery.
  • Committee Members Rosa and Juan Molina gave a wonderful, informative, and fun presentation on Hispanic Culture during the June meeting.
  • Represented in the July 4 Reverse Parade with members on a parade float.
  • Member Priya Viswalingam presented “Indian Culture and Hinduism” at the July meeting.
  • In the aftermath of the George Floyd tragedy, the Committee participated in a 3-part discussion series (August, September and October meetings) about “Why Black Lives Matter in Montgomery.” In September, Chris Burns and Lydell “Dell” Carter gave an informative presentation on the book Stamped from the Beginning: the Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi to committee members.
  • Planned the third #IamMontgomery Dinner Party in October but was cancelled due to the pandemic.
  • Guest Alona Ballard, Education Specialist from HOME (Housing Opportunities Made Equal) presented “Fair Housing 101” to committee members at the November meeting.
  • City Manager Brian Riblet, Community and Information Service Director Matthew Vanderhorst, and committee member Umama Alam gave a presentation about Montgomery’s Diversity and Inclusion efforts during the July 2020 Alliance for Innovation Transforming Local Government Conference.
  • The Committee help plan and participate in the April 2020 #TurnMontgomeryBlue campaign to recognize healthcare and front-line workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • The City of Montgomery has been chosen to receive the Building Inclusive Community award for the 2020 CLIMB Awards presented by the Cincinnati Business Courier in partnership with The Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber.

Learn more about the Montgomery Diversity and Inclusion Committee

  • Held 10 meetings.
  • Formed 4 subcommittees which included Community Education, Data and Metrics, July 4 Parade Float and Dinner Party.
  • Members Steve Coppel and Jackie Congedo presented “The Persistence of Anti-Semitism” at the January meeting.
  • Guest Speaker Tammy Bennett presented “Implicit Bias” to committee members, the Sycamore Schools Dean of Students, and to 8 Sycamore Schools students at the February meeting.
  • Member Umama Alam launched the first “Know Your Neighbor” community education series on “Islam and America’s Muslim Community” on April 2.
  • Represented in the July 4 Parade with members on a parade float. The unit won “Best Float”.
  • Represented at the July 4 Festival with members in a booth at the Festival.
  • Member Chris Burns presented “Independence Day – with Malice Toward None and Charity for All” at the June meeting.
  • Michelle Harpenau, Executive Director of the World Affairs Council of Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky gave a presentation to the committee on “The World Affairs Council” at the August meeting.
  • Held the second “Know Your Neighbor” community education session on August 8 with Shane DiGiovanna presenting “Overcoming Disabilities.”
  • Hosted the second #IamMontgomery Dinner Party in September with 57 registered. Participants enjoyed food, live music and lit luminaries which floated in the pond at Swaim Park.
  • Members Reverend Nancy Turner Jones and Larry James presented “Beloved Community” at the September meeting.
  • Member Alfonso Cornejo was the featured speaker in the third “Know Your Neighbor” community education series speaking on “Hispanics in the USA and the Cincinnati Metropolitan Area” on October 15.
  • Guest Speaker Priya Klocek held a training session on Cultural Competency for committee members at the October meeting.
  • Brian Riblet applied to the Alliance for Innovation Conference to speak about our diversity committee. The presentation was accepted, and committee members will present at the conference in May 2020 in Phoenix, Arizona.
  • Was nominated for the Spirit of Montgomery Award by the Montgomery Ohio Chamber of Commerce.
  • Advised on the holidays page in the 2020 City calendar.
  • Assisted with the recruitment for MCLA class of 2020.
  • Profiled Members in the City Bulletins which included Carol Gorley in the April Bulletin, Steve Coppel in June, Benny Miles in September, Alfonso Cornejo in October, and Jackie Congedo in November.

Learn more about the Montgomery Diversity and Inclusion Committee

  • Was formed by City Manager Brian Riblet and had its first meeting in January 2018.
  • Held 11 meetings.
  • Created the #IamMontgomery campaign including a video, 400 buttons, 200 yard signs, t-shirts.
  • Completed a cultural review of the city’s social media sites.
  • Member Umama Alam presented “Understanding Islam and Muslims” at the May meeting.
  • Represented at the Farmers Market with our members in a booth at the Market.
  • Represented in the July 4 Parade with members in a parade unit.
  • Represented at the July 4 Festival with members in a booth at the Festival.
  • Assisted with the recruitment for MCLA class of 2019.
  • Member Alfonso Cornejo presented “Hispanics in Ohio and Cincinnati MSA” at the July meeting.
  • Member Sasha Naiman presented, “Rebuilding Lives: how people with criminal records reintegrate into the community” at the August meeting.
  • Hosted a Dinner Party in Montgomery Park in October with 40 registered and 50 attending.
  • Sycamore Schools team Frank Forsthoefel, Karen Naber and Emily Williams the Supervisor of English as a Second Language, presented “Valuing Diversity” at the October meeting.
  • Jamahal Boyd of Tri-Health presented on “Diversity and Inclusion:  The Strategy” at the November meeting.
  • Shane DiGiovanna presented about turning adversity into opportunity at the December meeting.
  • Profiled Member Chris Burns in the December Bulletin.
  • The topic of Diversity and Inclusion has been structured into the curriculum of an upcoming Montgomery Citizens Leadership Academy class.
  • Added to the 2019 City Calendar information about our Committee and advising on the diverse holidays page in the calendar.
  • Created a two-year strategic work plan.
  • City Manager Brian Riblet obtained a $4,000 grant for our committee through the Duke Energy Foundation.

Learn more about the Montgomery Diversity and Inclusion Committee

The City of Montgomery in partnership with Cincinnati Bell offers free public Wi-Fi at the lodges and surrounding area at Swaim and Dulle Parks, and the central business district from the Main Street and Montgomery Road split north past Remington Road and in the Shelly Ln. public parking lot.

The public Wi-Fi in downtown Montgomery is designed to provide coverage throughout the designated public spaces. However, there may be some signal penetration into buildings and homes based on building materials, including glass and windows. It is not intended to be used in other than public spaces.

The community may log on by connecting to “_MontgomeryFreeWiFi.”

Groups requesting to attend the pool is on hold until further notice.

EV charging information and locations can be found on our EV Charging page.

Large Item Collection includes household items such as couches, chairs, mattresses, tables, appliances, carpets, padding and similar large items that will not fit into the automated waste wheeler. Do not place extra bags or cans of trash out for a large item pickup, this service is only intended for items that are too large to fit in your trash container.

Please call Rumpke at 1-800-828-8171 by noon on Wednesday to arrange for a large item pickup.

To ensure that collection of your large item please follow Rumpke’s Guidelines found on the Trash and Recycling Page.

Variety Art CampVariety Art Creation Camp (Ages 6-8)

Throughout this fun camp, participants will learn various art types. Each day students will explore different mediums of art as each day will have a different theme. The instructor will engage with students through interactive demonstration and sensory learning.

Register Here

Date: June 13-17
Time: 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. or 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
$150 per person
Location: Swaim Lodge

Camp is taught by an I.C.I. Studio artist.

Creative Projects &  Design Camp (Ages 9-12)

Throughout this fun camp, participants will learn various art types. Each day students will explore different mediums of art as each day will have a different theme as they design and create various art projects. The instructor will engage with students through interactive demonstration and sensory learning.

Register Here

Date: June 13-17
Time: 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Cost: $150 per person
Location: Swaim LodgeICI Logo

Camp is taught by an I.C.I. Studio artist.


Painting & Drawing Exploration Camp (Ages 6-8)

Throughout this fun camp, participants will learn a variety of dry and wet mediums used in the artmaking process. This camp will provide an introduction to various artists through creating wonderful designs to be proud of! Students will work on professional-grade paper and canvas.

Register Here

Date: July 25-29


  • 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
  • 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m

Cost: $150 per person
Location: Swaim Lodge

Camp is taught by an I.C.I. Studio artist.

Painting & Drawing Design Camp (Ages 9-12)

Throughout this fun camp, participants will be given an introduction to artists through time while using both traditional and contemporary approaches to creating their designs. Examples will include, still-life, landscape, portraits, and even character development! Students will work on professional-grade paper and canvas.

Register Here

Date: July 25-29
Time: 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Cost: $150 per person
Location: Swaim Lodge

Camp is taught by an I.C.I. Studio artist.

Idap Academy Logo3D Character Development Camp

Campers will use 3D modeling software to create their own character and have it to take home as a 3D printed figurine.

We will also work through exercises to familiarize campers in 3D development and sculpture.

Register Here

Ages: 8-14
July 18-22
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
$115 per person
Location: Swaim Lodge

Camp is taught by iDaP Academy.

Idap Academy LogoBoard Game Development Camp

Participants will use the latest technology and software to develop their own board game, as well as design and print their own 3D game pieces. Participants will then utilize the Makey Makey Technology to turn their game pieces and boards into touch pads and combine them with the internet to enhance the game. At the end of camp participants will take home their game board, 3D printed game pieces, and the Makey Makey Go Technology to be able to interact with their game at home.

Register Here

Ages: 8-14
July 18-22
Time: 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
$135 per person
Location: Swaim Lodge

Camp is taught by iDaP Academy.

Idap Academy LogoParticipants will use age-appropriate technology, software, and equipment to build functional Lego Robots. This camp will provide participants with a fun introduction to Lego Robotics. All participants must have basic letter and number recognition abilities.

Lego Robotics Camp Jr. – Ages 5-8

Register Here


  • Session 1: June 20-24
  • Session 2: July 11-15
  • Session 3: August 1-5

Time:  9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Swaim Lodge
Cost: $115 per person per session

Camp is taught by iDaP Academy.

Ages 9-14

Register Here


  • Session 1: June 20-24
  • Session 2: July 11-15

Time:  1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Swaim Lodge
Cost: $115 per person per session

Camp is taught by iDaP Academy.


basketball camp

This fun, skill-intensive program is designed for beginning to intermediate players. Using our progressive curriculum, we focus on the whole player – teaching sportsmanship and teamwork. Boys and girls will learn the fundamentals of passing, shooting, ball handling, rebounding, and defense through skill-based instruction and small-sided scrimmages.

Ages 5-7

When: July 19-22
Where: Montgomery Park Basketball Court
Time: 9:00 -10:00 a.m.
Cost: $59 per participant – Each camper will receive a t-shirt and basketball.

Camp is taught by Skyhawks Sports Academy.

Ages 8-10

When: July 19-22
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Where: Montgomery Park Basketball Court
Cost: $79 per participant – Each camper will receive a t-shirt and basketball.

Camp is taught by Skyhawks Sports Academy.

Campers will bring Lego characters to life making a stop-motion mini-movie. Multiple production techniques will be used in the camp including character animation, claymation, motion graphics, and of course Lego stop-motion photography.

Bring your own Lego mini-figure if you wish or you can use the ones provided.Idap Academy Logo

Dates: June 27 – July 1
Time:  9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Swaim Lodge
Cost: $225 per person

Camp is taught by iDaP Academy.

Register Here


golf camp

Jr. Beginner Golf Camp

This four-day camp is for golfers with little-to-no golf experience. Participants have fun while learning the basic fundamentals of golf, including swing techniques for a variety of shots, course management, rules, and etiquette. This is a great opportunity to see if your child sparks an interest in the game. Class size is limited and taught by PGA professionals.

Register Here

Session 1

  • When: June 7-10
    Cost: $125 per person
    Location: Sharon Woods Golf Club, 11355 Swing Rd., Blue Ash, OH  45241
    Ages: 7-17
    Time: 9:45 – 11:00 a.m.

Session 2

  • When: July 12-15
    Cost: $125 per person
    Location: Sharon Woods Golf Club, 11355 Swing Rd., Blue Ash, OH  45241
    Ages: 7-17
    Time: 9:45 – 11:00 a.m.

Intermediate Golf Camp

Register Here

This four-day instructional session is a great way to develop the skills of intermediate and advanced young golfers. PGA instructors use fun activities to build skills in all aspects of the game. A friendly skills competition will cap off the final day of camp. Class size is limited and taught by PGA professionals.

Session 1

  • When: June 21-24
    Cost: $125 per person
    Location: Sharon Woods Golf Club, 11355 Swing Rd., Blue Ash, OH  45241
    Ages: 7-17
    Time: 9:45 – 11:00 a.m.

Session 2

  • When: July 19-22
    Cost: $125 per person
    Location: Sharon Woods Golf Club, 11355 Swing Rd., Blue Ash, OH  45241
    Ages: 7-17
    Time: 9:45 – 11:00 a.m.

pickleball campOne of the fastest-growing racquet sports in the U.S., pickleball is quickly becoming a favorite activity among young athletes. Skyhawks Pickle-ball camp will give your young athlete an opportunity to learn the fundamentals of this great sport while learning life skills and a healthy, fun activity.

Ages 5-7

When: Tuesday – Friday, June 14-17
Where: Tennis/Pickleball Courts at Dulle Park
Time: 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Cost: $59, includes T-shirt

Camp is taught by Skyhawks Sports Academy.

Register Here

Ages 8-10

When: Tuesday – Friday, June 14-17
Where: Tennis/Pickleball Courts at Dulle Park
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Cost: $79 per person, includes T-shirt

Camp is taught by Skyhawks Sports Academy.

Register Here

Ages 11-14

When: Tuesday – Friday, June 14-17
Where: Tennis/Pickleball Courts at Dulle Park
Time: 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Cost: $79 per person, includes T-shirt

Camp is taught by Skyhawks Sports Academy.

Register Here

soccer camp 2

Using our progressional curriculum, our sport-specific staff will ensure your young athlete will gain the technical skills and sports knowledge required for their next step into soccer. Areas of focus are dribbling, passing, shooting, and ball control. By the end of the program, your child will have learned new life skills such as teamwork and sportsmanship, made new friends and improved their soccer skills.

Ages 5-7

Register Here

Date: Tuesday – Friday, July 5-8
Location: Weller Park Soccer Fields
Time: 9:00 -10:00 a.m.
Cost: $59 per person – Each camper will receive a t-shirt and soccer ball.

Shin guards are required for all days of the camp.

Camp taught by Skyhawks Sports Academy.

Ages 8-10

Register Here

Date: Tuesday – Friday, July 5-8
Location: Weller Park Soccer Fields
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Cost: $79 per person – Each camper will receive a t-shirt and soccer ball.

Shin guards are required for all days of the camp.

Camp taught by Skyhawks Sports Academy.

coyoteWhile the City of Montgomery will investigate aggressive coyotes or any animal that has attacked humans or other animals, the City does not hunt or trap coyotes. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is responsible for wild animals in Ohio and referrals are made to them where coyotes become a nuisance or a danger to the public. For more information please visit the Ohio Department of Natural Resources website.

What to do about coyotes

If you spot a coyote in your neighborhood, relax: Most coyotes avoid people. “Seeing a coyote out during the day is not a cause for alarm, especially in the spring and summer when they’re looking for food for their pups,” says Lynsey White Dasher, HSUS director of humane wildlife conflict resolution.

If a coyote displays no fear of people, he’s probably been fed. You can instill fear by raising your arms and yelling to drive him away. This is called hazing. Unlike trapping, which sometimes catches pets or other wildlife but rarely the coyotes who are causing problems, hazing works.

Coyotes may mistake small, unattended pets as prey or attack large dogs they view as threats to territory or dens. To keep your animals safe, take two simple steps:

  1. Watch your pets. Keep cats indoors, and never leave small dogs outside unsupervised or let any dog out of your yard off leash.
  2. Secure food sources. Store garbage in wildlife-proof containers and feed pets indoors.

For more information, please visit

Urban Coyote Research Project

The Urban Coyote Research Project has been taking place in Chicago, IL for several years and they have gathered a significant amount of information about coyotes in urban settings. Visit their website to learn about their project and how people and coyotes can coexist in a safe manner.

The Arts Commission sponsors a number of events throughout the year.  Check our our Events Calendar or the City newsletter for information on these events:

  • Improv at the Uni
  • Photo Contest
  • Shakespeare in the Park
  • July 3 Patriotic Concert
  • Live at the Uni Concert Series

The Montgomery Diversity and Inclusion Commission is lead by Montgomery residents and believes the infusion of diverse cultures, faiths, and customs enriches social and civic life and is a positive development for the community.

Learn more about the Montgomery Diversity and Inclusion Commission

To view all the Fitness Class offerings and/or register for a fitness class or program, please visit our Fitness Programs page.

Our Recreation Department offers a variety of summer camps each year. Visit our Youth Summer Camps page for details.

The City of Montgomery offers two options for year-round indoor facility rental.

  • Swaim Lodge – located in Swaim Park
  • Terwilliger Lodge – located in Dulle Park

Full details including pricing can be found on the City’s Shelter & Lodge Rental page.


One Stop DropThe Environmental Advisory Commission sponsors an annual One-Stop Drop for Responsible Recycling event at the Public Works facility at 7315 Cornell Road each fall.

This free event gives families a convenience way of getting rid of items that have been sitting around the house and taking up space. To find out more about the items that are typically accepted or not accepted, visit

In recent years we have had participation from vendors such as Goodwill, Matthew 25 Ministries, and Habitat for Humanity.

Watch the Montgomery Bulletin and website calendar for future dates.


The Montgomery Public Works Department provides two special brush pick up events per year: a spring and a fall curbside bulk collection of brush and limbs. This is in addition to the weekly Yard Waste Pickup provided by Rumpke.

For full details, guidelines and schedule, please visit our City Brush Pickup page or enter your address in the My Services tab.


For tax years beginning January 2016

Interest shall be imposed at the rate calculated based on the federal short-term rate, rounded to the nearest whole number percent, plus five percent (5%) per annum on all unpaid income tax, unpaid estimated income tax and unpaid withholding tax. Interest shall be charged per month, or fraction of a month.

With respect to unpaid income tax and unpaid estimated income tax, a penalty equal to fifteen percent (15%) of the amount not timely paid shall be imposed.

With respect to any unpaid withholding tax, a penalty equal to fifty percent (50%) of the amount not timely paid shall be imposed.

The Tax Office shall impose a monthly penalty of twenty-five dollars ($25.00) for failure to timely file a return, regardless of the liability. The penalty shall be charged for each month, or fraction thereof, not to exceed a total of one hundred fifty dollars ($150.00).

Interest Rates

The interest rates to be applied to all unpaid income and withholding tax balances.  These rates are being published in accordance with Ohio Revised Code 718.27(F) which states that “By the thirty-first day of October of each year the municipal corporation shall publish the rate described in division (A) of this section applies to the next succeeding calendar year”.


Calendar Year Annual Rate Monthly Rate
2021-2022 5.0% 0.416%
2019-2020 7.00% 0.583%
2017-2018 6.00% 0.500%
2016 5.00% 0.420%
2015 & Prior 12.00%



Section 718.01 (QQ)

“Taxpayers’ Rights and Responsibilities” means the rights provided to taxpayers in Sections 718.11, 718.12, 718.19, 718.23, 718.36, 718.37, 718.38, 5717.011, and 5717.03 of the Ohio Revised Code and any corresponding ordinances of the Municipality, and the responsibilities of taxpayers to file, report, withhold, remit and pay municipal income tax and otherwise comply with Chapter 718 of the Ohio Revised Code, resolutions, ordinances, rules and regulations adopted by a municipal corporation for the imposition and administration of a municipal income tax.

These rights and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Taxpayer has a required responsibility to timely and accurately file annual returns, reports, documents, and to timely remit all taxes due on such annual returns, reports, documents and filings.
  • The municipal corporation shall maintain a local Board of Tax Review to hear appeals of the taxpayer on assessments issued by the Tax Administrator. The taxpayer or the tax administrator may appeal the final determination.
  • Civil actions to recover municipal income taxes, penalties and interest have time limits.
  • Taxpayer has a prescribed manner to request refunds from the tax administrator.
  • Taxpayer has a required responsibility to allow examination of their books, papers, records, and federal and state income tax returns by the tax administrator.
  • At or before the commencement of an audit, (where the tax administrator has ordered the appearance of the taxpayer), the tax administrator shall inform and provide the taxpayer with certain information regarding the audit.
  • A taxpayer has certain recourse if aggrieved by an action or omission of the tax administrator, their employee or an employee of the municipal corporation.
  • The taxpayer may submit a written request for an opinion of the tax administrator with respect to prospective municipal income tax liability.


Membership Type Standard Weekend Evening Mid-Season
Single (14+) $135 $98 $85 $85
Couple $210 $156 $138 $138
Family $255 $182 $157 $157
Family with Sitter $350 $248 $214 $214
Senior Single (60+)
(must purchase at City Hall)
$100 $73 $64 $64


Please mail or drop off your completed Montgomery Tax form, W2, and other supporting documents to:

City of Montgomery
Attn: Tax Office
10101 Montgomery Rd.
Montgomery, OH 45242


Membership Type Standard Weekend Evening Mid-Season
Single (14+) $215 $154 $133 $133
Family $455 $322 $277 $277
Family with Sitter $550 $388 $334 $334
Senior Single (60+)
(must purchase at City Hall)
$135 $98 $85 $85


**Business Memberships must be purchased at City Hall.

Membership Type Standard Weekend Evening Mid-Season
Single (14+) $155 $112 $97 $97
Family $305 $217 $187 $187
Family with Sitter $400 $283 $244 $244
Senior Single (60+) $110 $80 $70 $70


The City of Montgomery Community Pool is located at 8075 Hopewell Rd and offers a wide variety of membership options. You can find much more information on our community pool page.

  • Ages 13 to adult – $7
  • Ages 3-12 – $5
  • Ages 2 & under – Free
  • After 5 p.m. – $4
  • Seniors (60 & over) anytime – $3
  • Proof of residency is required when paying daily fees.
  • Maximum of five guests with paying resident. Guests must be accompanied by active pool member or resident throughout their visit at the pool.

State of Ohio Requirements

Businesses located in the State of Ohio typically must register with the Federal Internal Revenue (IRS) as well as the Ohio Department of Taxation.  Many businesses must register as a legal entity with the Secretary of State.  In addition, employers must follow the requirements of the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation and Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.

Hamilton County Requirements

Businesses are required to apply to the Hamilton County Auditor for a Vendors License, which authorizes the business to make taxable sales and collect sales tax.

The most widely circulated newspaper in Montgomery is the Cincinnati Enquirer, you can check their website for subscription and distribution information.

There is also the Northeast Suburban Press, which is a weekly paper for which you can purchase a subscription or buy at local retailers.


The City of Montgomery uses a system called CodeRed. You can learn more at our CodeRed page.

You can update your CodeRed emergency contact information at the CodeRed website.

Certain home occupations and home offices are permitted by the Montgomery  Zoning Code.  There are restrictions that apply and certain businesses are prohibited as in-home occupations.  To apply for a home occupation with the City, please use the home occupation use permit.  The regulations that govern home occupations follow:

These regulations control the establishment and operation of home occupations per Section 151.1010 of the Montgomery Zoning Code.  The intent of these regulations is to control the nonresidential use of a residential dwelling unit so that the nonresidential use is limited to an accessory use and shall not in any way adversely affect the uses permitted in the residential district of which they are a part.  Compliance with these regulations should result in all home occupations being located and conducted in such a manner that their existence is not detectable in any manner from the outside of the dwelling unit.

  1. Not more than one person other than a person residing on the premises shall be employed in a home occupation.
  2. A home occupation shall occupy no more than 25% of the floor area of the dwelling and shall be clearly incidental and secondary in importance to the use of the dwelling for dwelling purposes.
  3. Any merchandise that is sold from the premises shall be produced on the premises.
  4. The business activity, including the storage of equipment, supplies or any apparatus used in the home occupation shall be conducted entirely within the dwelling unit and no use of a garage, an accessory building or an outdoor area shall be permitted.
  5. There shall not be any change in the outside appearance of the building or premises, or other visible exterior change related to the home occupation. Structural modifications such as a separate business entrance, colors, materials, or the construction of accessory structures not currently permitted are prohibited.
  6. No equipment or process shall be permitted or used in such home occupation that creates a nuisance by reason of generating any noise, vibration, glare, fumes, odors, or electrical interference, or which is determined unsafe.
  7. No signs shall be permitted on the lot that designates employment or home occupations.
  8. Traffic:
    • Employee parking shall be located off the street with the applicable front, side and rear yard requirements maintained.
    • The conduct of a home occupation shall not reduce or render unusable areas provided for required off-street parking areas for the dwelling unit.
    • Traffic generated by a home occupation shall not exceed the average daily volume normally expected for a residence in a residential neighborhood, which for the purpose of this § equals up to 10 round trips per day.
    • Deliveries for the business are limited to an average of once per day. Delivery by a truck with more than two axles is prohibited.

All persons wishing to conduct a home occupation shall apply for home occupation use permit, as required in Chapter 150.12 and shall register with the City of Montgomery Tax Department.

Garage sales are permitted, but for no more than three days in a row and no more than four times per year at any one location. No permit is required for garage sale signs. Please do not post signs on utility poles or in the public right-of-way. For more information, call the Montgomery Community Development Department at 513-792-8309.

Montgomery contains a significant amount of green space and wildlife, including deer. While sympathizing with residents over problems associated with the deer population, Montgomery City Council has adopted a policy to not utilize a “controlled’ kill program. While a “controlled kill” approach may be viable in large regional parks and communities such as Indian Hill, it is not viable in suburban neighborhoods like those found in Montgomery from a public safety standpoint. City Council elected to encourage citizens to utilize alternative measures for controlling deer including the use of chemical and mechanical repellents and naturally repelling vegetation, and to discourage the use of some plants and vegetation that encourage deer feeding. We annually include an article and information in our monthly Bulletin on the subject, but there is also information available through the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Division offering suggestions on “deer proofing” your property through landscaping and other means.

Residents are also encouraged to not feed wildlife, as this attracts animals to residential areas and is also not good for the animals themselves.

Sycamore Community Schools is consistently rank as a top public school district in Ohio. For more information, visit the Sycamore Community Schools webpage.

Montgomery holds a cardboard recycling program on the third Saturday of each month from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Montgomery Public Works Building, 7315 Cornell Road. Residents may drop off unlimited amounts of cardboard for recycling and there is no need to cut and bundle the cardboard. Cardboard can also be placed curbside in 3′ x 3′ bundles to be collected as part of the weekly recycling service.

The monthly Saturday Recycling collection effort is now accepting more than just corrugated cardboard. The Environmental Commission will also accept:

  • Discarded sunglasses
  • Prescription Eyeglasses
  • Plant pots
  • Amber plastic prescription bottles (Bottles must be empty with personal data removed or blacked out with a marker)
  • Ferrous Metals (metal with iron or steel in it)

For the benefit of the environment, residents are encouraged to compost their yard waste.  For information on composintg techniques and equipment check the Hamilton County Environmental Services website at or call them at 946-7777.

Starting in January, 2003, the City of Blue Ash and the City of Montgomery agreed to join together in the sponsorship of the Blue Ash/Montgomery Symphony Orchestra (BAMSO). Led by Maestro Michael Chertock, the BAMSO is a professional orchestra founded in 1987 as the Blue Ash Symphony Orchestra and recently renamed to commend the partnership.

The driving effort that brought about the BAMSO merger was a need to bring back a more culturally based vein of programming available to the public and the opportunity to link Montgomery and Blue Ash communities in the charge. The professional talent and quality performances presented by the orchestra is an exciting opportunity for area fans of classical music to enjoy and also serves to introduce others to the variety of art forms that music can be a part of. The July 3rd Concert, held in Montgomery Park, is ideal for neighborhood groups, family get-togethers and local organizations to make an evening out of the entertainment and food provided in this lovely park setting.

BAMSO encourages individual citizens of the Blue Ash and Montgomery communities to support its program by joining the Orchestra Guild, the Governing Board or through monetary donations to the Friends of the Symphony. For more information, please call BAMSO, at 513-549-2197.

The City of Montgomery has been a proud Tree City Award recipient for well over twenty years straight, and a Tree City USA Growth Award  for its ongoing commitment and action focused on environmental stewardship through, care of public trees in the City’s urban forest.  These awards continue the recognition received during 2009 when the Arbor Day Foundation recognized Montgomery as a “Sterling” Tree City USA, which at the time recognized Montgomery as just the sixth community in Ohio to earn this prestigious honor. 

The city maintains an archive of helpful articles written by our staff arborist, called Terry’s Tree Tips.  If you would like to browse these articles, view  Terry’s Tree Tips   You can also contact a  certified arborist by visiting the Ohio Department of Agriculture website at

The City of Montgomery offers several commemorative programs – trees, benches and bricks. Details on these programs can be found on the City’s Commemorative Donations Page.

This program is filled for 2021, please submit requests starting in January of 2022, thanks!

As part of its efforts to maintain both the City’s Tree City status and the many benefits provided by a healthy urban forest, the City of Montgomery offers the Street Tree Program to provide a street tree to property owners for a $100 co-pay.  The co-pay covers a portion of the cost of the tree and the labor for planting it in the public right-of-way.

Street Tree applications will be accepted on a first-come, first served basis. When the annual Street Tree Program budget has been exhausted, applications will be held for future consideration.

Each property owner may request one street tree per year; if the property frontage permits planting of more than one street tree, a second tree may be requested and may be approved subject to the annual Street Tree Program budget and demand for the program by other residents.

All decisions regarding the Street Tree Program are at the discretion of the Public Works Director or his designee. This may include but is not limited to the location for planting, species, size, timing of planting, and replacement of trees.

Any further questions, contact Terry Willenbrink at [email protected] or 513-792-8320.

The City of Montgomery has a comprehensive network of sidewalks throughout the community creating a pedestrian link to our parks and neighborhoods. Sidewalks are an integral part in providing a pedestrian- friendly residential community.  Distance markers, every 1/10 of a mile, are embedded in the primary corridor sidewalks to assist pedestrians and runners in monitoring the distance they have traveled.  The City will inspect and provide structural maintenance on all public sidewalks including replacement of cracked blocks, pavers, etc. Residents are responsible for all routine maintenance including cleaning, snow removal and weed control.


The public-right-of-way is a strip of land dedicated for use by the City, in addition to the roadway, that is usually between the roadway edge and the sidewalk or utility poles. Generally it is land approximately 12’ from the edge of the roadway, depending on what part of the City you are located. For more information about  your right-of-way, call our construction compliance officer at 513-792-8322.

Any construction or excavation work taking place in the public right-of-way requires a right-of-way excavation permit.  This includes: Street openings, curb cuts, and driveway apron replacements as well as planting or removing trees.  Utilities are generally located within the public right-of-way and residents are not permitted to erect signs or structures or dig in the area without first obtaining review and approval by the City and by calling Ohio Utilities Protection Service (OUPS) at 800-362-2764.

For more information, visit the City Permits Page or call Montgomery City Hall at 513-891-2424.

There also are several prominent private schools located in or near Montgomery that provide quality educational  opportunities for students. Some of these include:

Ursuline Academy
5535 Pfeiffer Road
Cincinnati, OH 45242

Archbishop Moeller High School
9001 Montgomery Road
Cincinnati, OH 45242

The Seven Hills School
5400 Red Bank Road
Cincinnati, OH 45227

Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy
11525 Snider Road
Cincinnati, OH 45249

Cincinnati Country Day School
6905 Given Road
Cincinnati, OH 45243

Electric and Gas

The gas and electric service is provided by Duke Energy, 513-421-9500 or 800-544-6900.

Water and Sewer

Neighborhood Associations offer another way to become involved in Montgomery. These groups not only help maintain Montgomery’s beauty but also have social and political functions. If you move into one of these areas and are interested in more information or need to contact your HOA, please call City Hall 513-891-2424 for assistance.

During winter weather conditions, streets are salted and plowed on a priority basis as follows:

  • The first streets to be treated are arterial and collector streets.
  • The next streets treated are subdivision main streets
  • followed by cul-de-sac and “no outlet” streets.

When a snow emergency is declared, parking on public streets is prohibited until snow removal is complete. For more information during snowfall call Montgomery City Hall at 513-891-2424.

All Montgomery residents receive a printed copy of the bulletin each month. You may also subscribe to receive the bulletin digitally on the Montgomery Bulletin page and receive a digital copy almost a week early.

You can find a 12-month archive of the Montgomery Bulletin at our at our Montgomery Bulletin page.

The City of Montgomery is home to a number of religious institutions representing a variety of denominations.

Ascension Lutheran Church
7333 Pfeiffer Road
Montgomery, OH 45242

Church of the Saviour
United Methodist Church
8005 Pfeiffer Road
Montgomery, OH 45242

Summit City Church
7950 Pfeiffer Road
Montgomery, OH 45242

Fellowship Baptist Church
9431 Shelly Lane
Montgomery, OH 45242

Good Shepherd Catholic Church
8815 E. Kemper Road
Montgomery, OH 45249

Tree of Life Annex
6555 Cooper Road
Montgomery, OH 45242

Tree of Life Church
6477 Cooper Road
Montgomery, OH 45249

Montgomery Presbyterian Church
9994 Zig Zag Road
Montgomery, OH 45242

St. Barnabas Episcopal Church
10345 Montgomery Road
Montgomery, OH 45242

The City of Montgomery is fortunate to have two branches of the U.S. Post Office in close proximity to the City.  The Sycamore Branch (Blue Ash) is located at 4914 Cooper Road in Blue Ash, 513-792-7708. The Symmes Post Office is located at 9370 Fields Ertel Road in Sycamore Township, 513-697-9120.  You can find more information at USPS Website.

If you can tear it, you can put it in your bin! All types of paper, paperboard, and cardboard are recyclable, even if they are glossy! You can even recycle clean pizza boxes.

You CAN recycle this:

  • Newspapers
  • Magazines
  • Phone books
  • Catalogs
  • Cardboard boxes – flattened
  • Brown paper grocery bags
  • Paperboard boxes such as cereal, crackers, etc.
  • Paper towels/Toilet paper cores
  • Clean Pizza boxes
  • Beverage carriers

You CAN NOT recycle this:

  • Paper plates
  • Napkins
  • Bound books
  • Foil-coated paper
  • Plastic bags

All food related metal cans go into your bin. No need to remove the label but do rinse out the food can. Please remove all lids. Large metal lids like those found on spaghetti sauce and pickle jars are accepted. Small metal lids pose problems in the recycling process. Non-hazardous, non-flammable material only.

You CAN recycle this:

  • Soup cans
  • Pop & Beer cans
  • Fruit & Vegetable cans
  • Tuna/meat cans
  • Coffee cans
  • Empty aerosol cans – remove tips

You CAN NOT recycle this:

  • Metal hangers
  • Scrap metal
  • Aluminum foil
  • Batteries
  • Non-food related metal
  • Non-drink related metal


It is highly recommended that homeowners have at least one carbon monoxide monitor per floor in their homes, including basements.  You can buy carbon monoxide monitors at many local retailers.  Consult your users guide for instructions on placement and maintenance.

Any color, any size as long as the glass is a bottle or jar. Remove the lids (but don’t worry about the labels) and rinse out the container before placing in the bin.

You CAN recycle this:

  • Pop bottles
  • Beer & Wine bottles
  • Juice bottles
  • Jelly jars
  • Pickle jars
  • Salsa jars

You CAN NOT recycle this:

  • Drinking glasses
  • Light bulbs
  • Baking dishes
  • Dinnerware
  • Window glass
  • Broken glass

Don’t worry about the numbers. If the plastic bottle has a mouth smaller than the rest of the container, you can recycle it! Plastic lids are now accepted. To ensure the lids are recycled, please squeeze air out of bottle and screw lid onto container.

Bottles/Jugs you CAN recycle:

  • Water and pop bottles
  • Shampoo bottles
  • Salad dressing bottles
  • Milk jugs
  • Juice bottles
  • Liquid Laundry detergent jugs
  • Ketchup & mustard bottles

Plastic, Bottles & Jugs you CAN NOT recycle:

  • Butter or margarine tubs
  • Whipped topping containers
  • Yogurt containers
  • Deli containers
  • Garden pots
  • Styrofoam
  • Plastic bags
  • Plastic hangers
  • Food film
  • Plastic wrap/packaging

Contact Hamilton County Health Department 513-946-7800.

Cartons are easy to recognize and are available in two types – shelf-stable and refrigerated. Please remove caps and straws.

Cartons that you CAN recycle include:

  • Juice
  • Milk
  • Soy Milk
  • Cream
  • Soup and Broth
  • Egg Substitutes
  • Wine

Montgomery is home to two hospitals:

We have an online form you can complete on our Home Vacation Check page.

Construction noise is permitted 7am-9pm, Monday-Friday and 9am-8pm Saturday and Sunday.
All other noise generated by a person shall not generate unreasonable noise between the hours of 11pm and 7am. 

For more information or to report a violation, call the Montgomery Police Department at 513-985-1600.

Shelter reservations are available March-October to Montgomery residents, businesses and business employees free of charge. Reservations can be made online or at City Hall. Montgomery business employees must make reservations at City Hall.


You can register your alarm online on our alarm registration page.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Contact the Hamilton County Board of Health at (513) 946-7800 and the Montgomery Police at (513) 985-1600.

Reflective Address Signs Signs are $10 each. If a post is needed, there is an additional $5 charge. These fees include installation. Installation is normally made within 7-10 days. To find out more about reflective address signs, please contact the Fire Department by calling 513-985-1633 or by filling out an Address Sign Form.

Open burning is prohibited in the City of Montgomery and is enforced by the Southwestern Ohio Air Pollution Control Agency and the Montgomery Police Department. Bonfires are allowed by permit only through the Montgomery Fire Department. For more information or to apply for a permit, call the Montgomery Fire Department at 513-985-1633

The City of Montgomery offers events throughout the year that aim to please visitors of all ages!  Please view our upcoming events on our Events page.  If you have any questions regarding an event, please don’t hesitate to call us at City Hall, 513-891-2424.


Drivers and/or owners of vehicles that are illegally parked, left unattended, or abandoned on a public roadway, or left in such a manner that poses a traffic hazard, are liable for citation, towing, and impound fees.  If you have questions about a particular vehicle, call the police department at 985-1600.

The City of Montgomery has unlighted baseball/softball fields at Montgomery, Swaim, Dulle and Weller Parks.  Due to heavy usage for league games and practices, field usages must be coordinated with the Sycamore Baseball/Softball Association (SBSA).   The City does not reserve fields for use.  For more information, visit the SBSA website at

The City of Montgomery strives to offer yard waste and brush pick-up as frequently and cost-effectively as possible to city residents. In order to do that, Rumpke picks up yard waste most of the year with the City supplementing it with brush pick up in the spring and fall. 

Rumpke’s weekly yard guidelines can be found on our Yard Waste Page. Further questions can be directed to City Hall, 513-891-2424.

Currently The City of Montgomery is home to six parks and a nature preserve connected by over 10 miles of sidewalks, allowing easy access for all residents. All parks and playgrounds are handicapped accessible. Visit our Parks page for full details!

The city offers youth sports camps during the summer months, but there are a number of organizations in our area that offer programs throughout the year, that you can check out on our community sports page.


Please view our public records page to find our policy and procedures for requesting public records.

What are setbacks?

Setbacks refer to the distance that must be maintained between any improvement project and property lines.  Setback requirements vary for different types of projects.  For new houses, or additions to an existing house, the following setbacks would apply:

Location Residence A zones Residence B zones
Front yard setback 50′ 50′
Side yard setback 15′ from each side 12′ from each side
Rear yard setback 35′ 30′

There are other zones in the City of Montgomery, but Residence A and B make up the majority of residential areas in the city.  To see what zone you live in, check the Zoning Map.

Other types of structures also have setback requirements.  Sheds must maintain a minimum setback of five feet from the rear and side property lines and may only be constructed in the side or rear yard.  Swimming pools (including the decking) have a 10 foot setback to the side and rear property line.  Doghouses, rabbit hutches, chicken coops and bee hives have a 15 foot setback from the side and rear property lines.  Driveways have a 5 foot setback from the side property line.  If you are considering any type of construction on your property, it’s a good idea to call the Community Development Department to make sure it will be in compliance with the zoning code.

The City of Montgomery Recreation Department continues to develop new programs and activities for our Adult community. With a variety of topics, we are sure to have a program that will pique your interest. Adult Sports Programs.

For more information, call Sarah Fink, our recreation specialist, at 513-792-8317 or email her at [email protected]


You can find current and past annual budgets as well as financial reports on our finance page.

To find out details about each of the Boards and Commissions visit our Boards and Commissions page. Current vacancies can be found Here. Interested candidates can click here to fill out  the Boards and Commissions Application.

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