Socially-distanced group fitness classes at the Monon Community Center

The Monon Community Center is Open for Fitness!

Get in a worry-free workout at the Fitness Center, reserve a spot in a group fitness class or dive into the lap pool. Become a member today!

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Winter/Spring Program Registration is Open

January programs offered virtually only. Click here to explore all virtual and in-person winter/spring programs!

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COVID-19 Information

Health and safety of our community is our number one priority. Updated 1.15.2021

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Summer Camp Series

2021 Summer Camp Registration Postponed

Our team is working hard to plan not only a fun summer but a safe summer as well. Stay tuned for a new registration date.

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Connecting Community

Connecting our Community

Learn how the Monon Community Center is a community for members like Terri + Tom in our latest edition of Park Conversations.

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Reimagining Parks

We’re growing our parks through reimagination. Learn more about the six parks we’re “reimagining!”

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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 press releases.

Press Release

Reimagined Carey Grove Park Now Open

Reimagined Carey Grove Park Now Open  Neighborhood park received full refresh   Carmel, Ind. (Jan 8, 2021) – Carey Grove Park, located at
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Press Release

Dance into the New Year

Dance into the New Year Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation to offer a dozen dance programs this season   (Carmel, Ind.) Dec. 17,
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Press Release

Registration for Recreation Programming Opens Dec. 15

Registration for Winter/Spring Recreation Programming Opens December 15 Experience something new with Carmel Clay Parks &
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Carey Grove
Parks + Sustainability

Explore the Newly Reimagined Carey Grove Park 

Explore the Newly Reimagined Carey Grove Park  Here are the tops 5 things you won’t want to miss!  Carey Grove Park is located at 14001 N.
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Parks + Sustainability

3 Practical Skills from our Leave No Trace Program

3 Practical Skills from our Leave No Trace Program It’s never too early to learn how to protect our parks!    Does your family enjoy hiking,
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Open for recreation

We are Open for Recreation

Register for Winter/Spring Programs   As the temperature ticks lower, connection, movement and learning are as important as ever.   Find all
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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.