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Girl on elliptical in the fitness center at the Monon Community Center in Carmel, Indiana

Join the Monon Community Center

For just $44/month get access to it all - 100+ weekly group fitness classes, fitness center, track, indoor aquatics + KidZone.

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Bear Creek Park

Help Us Shape Bear Creek Park

We are in the planning process for our newest community park, Bear Creek Park! Starting Sept. 25 the park will be accessible Saturday + Sunday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. for the community to explore and share their feedback about what they'd like to see at Bear Creek Park.

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Providing an Inclusive Web Experience

UserWay accessibility widget offers a variety of visual aids and over 30 language settings for website users to personalize and best meet their unique needs.

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Meadowlark Park

Reimagining Parks

Updates are coming to six parks throughout the community. Explore upcoming improvements.

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Kids in masks

COVID-19 Information

Health and safety of our community is our number one priority. Updated 9.8.2021

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Explore + Learn

We serve the community, develop existing resources and create a sustainable future. View videos below to learn more about us or stay up-to-date on recent happenings by reading through some blogs and news releases.

Press Release

CCPR Receives Clark Ketchum Conservation Award in Recognition of Habitat Preservation Project 

Carmel, Ind. (Nov. 22, 2021) – Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation (CCPR) received the Clark Ketchum Conservation Award at the annual Indiana Park
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Press Release

CCPR Website Tool Expands Accessibility Efforts to Digital Space

Carmel, Ind. (Nov. 16, 2021) – Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation (CCPR) has rolled out UserWay, an accessibility widget that provides an
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Press Release

CCPR Receives Donation in Honor of Late Thomas Marcuccilli

Carmel, Ind. (Nov. 12, 2021) – On November 9, 2021, Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation (CCPR) closed on a land donation totaling
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Art Instructor Zach Lowe teaches acrylic pouring

CCPR Reimagines Recreation Programming

The 2022 Winter/Spring Program Guide is here! As you flip through its pages, you may notice some changes to our program offerings. Carmel Clay Parks
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Fitness + Wellness

Member Spotlight: Barbara B.

The MCC – indoors and out – offers everything Barbara needs for her workout routine! When Barbara started looking for a gym in the Carmel area,
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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.