Girl on the bike in a cycle group fitness class at the Monon Community Center

Monon Community Center Membership

One price. One place. All access.

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2020 Summer Camps

Registration is open for all full- and half-day summer camps. Enroll your kiddos in the summer fun today!

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Winter/Spring Program Guide Available Online!

This season we're offering 228 recreation programs, including 64 new offerings! Explore sports, creative arts, wellness and more! Registration is now open.

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Girls playing in the water at Flowing Well Park in Carmel

Reimagining Parks

We're growing parks through reimagination.

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Park Conversations

We're always growing. Read about the stories and conversations happening throughout Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation.

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What's Happening

Stay up-to-date on all things Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation! We serve the community, develop existing resources and create a sustainable future.

Press Release

2020 Summer Camp Registration Open

Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation 2020 Summer Camp Registration Open Carmel, Ind. (January 13, 2020) – Registration for Carmel Clay Parks &
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Press Release

Summer 2020 Part-Time Hiring Event

Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation Hosting Summer 2020 Part-Time Hiring Event Opportunities for on-the-spot contingent offers with May start
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Press Release

Winter/Spring Recreation Program Registration Opens Dec. 1

Imagine the Possibilities with Recreation Programming this Season Winter/Spring Program Registration Opens Dec. 1 Carmel, Ind. (November 29,
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Health + Wellness

What’s for lunch? Yoga!

Leonora (Lee) Starr had taken yoga classes before but was looking for a yoga studio that offered classes that would fit her busy schedule. Carmel
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Group Fitness Class
Health + Wellness

3 Tips for Crushing your Fitness Goals

Everything you need to succeed in one place, at one price, with all access at the Monon Community Center It seems like just yesterday we rang in the
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ESE students at recess
Culture, Recreation

Working with ESE: A Decade of Growth

Tiffany Buckingham has worked with Extended School Enrichment and Summer Camps since day one. A look at how she got here and where she's
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About Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation

We manage and maintain more than 500 park acres and numerous recreation facilities, including the Monon Community Center and The Waterpark. In addition, we have partnered with Carmel Clay Schools to establish Extended School Enrichment (ESE), a before and after-school care program for K-6 students located at all 11 Carmel elementary schools. The Summer Camp Series is a component of ESE that offers 12 different summer camps accommodating children ages 5-15.