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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Ballerina

Fall Program Registration is Open

Click here to explore all fall program offerings!

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Kids at ESE

ESE Enrollment is Open

We've hosted our before- and after-school program for over 15 years. Learn all about it in our latest Park Conversations article!

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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 to Host Guided Tours at Bear Creek Park

Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation is hosting free guided tours of Bear Creek Park on Oct. 24, Oct. 30, and Nov. 6. Each tour will be about one
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Press Release

CCPR to Host Sensory Friendly Trick-or-Treat

Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation Hosts Sensory Friendly Trick-or-Treat Walk   Pre-Registration is required for Oct. 23 event at Central
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Press Release

CCPR Awarded Fruit Tree Planting Foundation Grant

Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation Awarded Fruit Tree Planting Foundation Grant  Community invited to help plant fruit trees at Founders
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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.