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May 30, 2015

Welcome to Canterbury Park!  This picturesque 1.7-acre neighborhood park is east of Meridian-Kessler and south of Broad Ripple at 5510 North Carvel Avenue, near where the Monon Rail Trail meets 54 th Street.  The park features a playground, picnic shelters, restrooms, and a sand […]

In The Park: Forest Manor Park

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May 16, 2015, 1 Comment

Welcome to Forest Manor Park on Indianapolis’s east side. This 18.8 acre neighborhood park was established in 1937, to meet the needs of families m ...

In The Park: Haughville Park

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April 18, 2015, 4 Comments

Welcome to Haughville Park!  This five-and-a-half acre park on the city’s west side opened in 1922.  Located at 520 North Belleview Place, Haughvi ...

In the Park: Reverend Mozel Sanders Park

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April 4, 2015, No comments

From Colonel Eli Lily to Mayor Thomas Taggart to basketball great Oscar Robertson, there is a lengthy list of people who have helped shape our city’ ...

  • In the Park: 61st & Broadway Park
    March 21, 2015, 1 Comment

    Just west of College Avenue in Broad Ripple, you’ll find 61st & Broadway Park. This quaint 2.7-acre neighborhood park opened in 1928.  The park’s amenities include a playground, picnic shelter, tennis courts, sand volleyball courts ...

  • In the Park: Bethel Park
    March 7, 2015, No comments

    Welcome to Bethel Park!  This 14.5 acre community park on the city’s southeast side is located at 2850 Bethel Avenue, and features athletic fields, horseshoe pits, a running track, and an outdoor swimming pool. Bethel Park is located in ...

  • In the Park: A Baaaaa-a-a-d Idea Turned Good
    February 21, 2015, No comments

      The Indianapolis Parks system history is filled with delightful stories of united communities, honored heroes, and family fun. But there are a few tales in our city’s annals that might also raise an eyebrow or cause a chuckle. At [ ...

  • In the Park: Fall Creek & 30th Park
    February 7, 2015, 1 Comment

    Welcome to Fall Creek & 30th Park!  This seven-acre neighborhood park is nestled into a quaint corner on the north side, where Fall Creek Parkway angles northeast.  It features benches, two full-sized basketball courts, and picturesqu ...

  • In the Park: Hawthorne Park
    January 24, 2015, 1 Comment

    The Near Westside neighborhood is one of Indianapolis’s oldest and most well-established communities.  In its early days, it was largely a rural area, separated from the “big city” of Indianapolis by the White River.  Afte ...

  • In The Park: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Park
    January 10, 2015, No comments

    On Monday, January 19, our nation will pause to commemorate the work of civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  Though Indianapolis is hundreds of miles from Montgomery, Alabama where Reverend King and his fellow Freedom Riders s ...