Monon Community Center Membership

Gain access to all amenities within the Monon Community Center.

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Extended School Enrichment

Looking for a before and afterschool program for your child(ren)? Look no further!

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Experience Our Parks

Find out what each of our parks has to offer!

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Summer Program Guide Available Online!

This summer we're offering 850+ recreation programs. Explore nature, creative arts, wellness and more! Registration opens April 1.

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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.

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Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation Names Extended School Enrichment & Summer Camp Series Director

Carmel, Ind. (April 18, 2019) – Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation (CCPR) has named Jennifer Brown as the organization’s Extended School
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Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation offers reward for removing invasive species

Carmel, Ind. (April 9, 2019) – Are you up to the challenge? Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation (CCPR) is working to eradicate invasive species and
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Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation Names Assistant Director

Carmel, Ind. (March 14, 2019) – Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation (CCPR) has named Kurtis Baumgartner as the department’s assistant director.
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Health + Wellness

Lacing Up the Running Shoes

By: Crystal Paschal “I’m not a runner.” For 35 years, this was my mantra. I had no interest in running. I didn’t like it, and more than
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Health + Wellness

Take a Walk on the Spice Side

The light is on. Diana Bartnick-Schmidt is the type of person who just glows. And, it is so genuine because she’s faced more than her share of
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Nature + Sustainability

A Day at the Park with Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation

Spring has sprung (at least according to the calendar!) and that means it’s officially my favorite time of year. Don’t you agree, there’s just
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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.