Adaptive participant crawls through a pop-up tunnel during a Little Sports Stars youth adaptive program at the MCC in the gymnasium.

Register for Winter/Spring Programs

Check out this season's recreation program offerings!

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2024 Summer Camp Series Guide

13 Summer Camp options for ages 5-15. Registration opens March 1.

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ESE counselor works with student on homework assignments after school.

Join our after school team!

Make an impact as an after school counselor! Work with kids in grades K-6.

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Woman does weight lifting rows in the MCC fitness center.

Join the Monon Community Center

For just $49/month get access to it all - 100+ weekly group fitness classes, fitness center, track, indoor aquatics + KidZone.

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Newly Reimagined River Heritage Park features a new spongy playground surface, accessible play equipment and sensory friendly play activities.

Explore Our Parks and Greenways

We manage and maintain more than 700+ park acres throughout Carmel. Whether you enjoy hiking, biking, walking, playing, or disc golfing, our parks have fun for everyone! Amenities include playgrounds, trails, sports courts, and more.

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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 press releases.

Press Release

CCPR to Host Annual Barrier-Free Theatre Performance

Carmel, Ind. (Feb. 16, 2024) – In March, Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation (CCPR) will hold its sixth annual Barrier-Free Theatre
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Press Release

Carmel Clay Park Board Seeks to Protect Impact Fees

Carmel, Ind. (December 5, 2023) – The Carmel/Clay Board of Parks and Recreation has filed a Complaint for Declaratory Action and Temporary
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Press Release

CCPR to Host Annual Holiday Tree Recycling Event Jan. 5

Carmel, Ind. (December 5, 2023) – Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation (CCPR) will host a Holiday Tree Recycling event on Friday, January 5,
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Young woman lifting weights in the Monon Community Center.
Fitness + Wellness

Benefits of Strength Training

Contents:   What is strength training anyway?  It turns out, muscle matters  Impressive results – physically and mentally  Try These
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MCC Group Fitness Instructor Andrea S. poses for a photo on the indoor track.
Fitness + Wellness

Long-time instructor reflects on power of community and new trends

Andrea S. shares the impact of the MCC beyond physical fitness + how she continues to expand her fitness horizons As a group fitness instructor of
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MCC Member Samantha A holding up her First Prize blue ribbon for her cupcakes at the State Fair.
Fitness + Wellness

Star Chef Supports her Mind and Body at the Monon Community Center

Samantha A.’s Story Monon Community Center (MCC) member Samantha A. has always had an amazing brain buzzing with creativity. She’s worked in the
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About Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation

We manage and maintain more than 700 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), an 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 13 different summer camps accommodating children ages 5-15.