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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Girls on a water slide

Summer Program Registration is Open

Click here to explore all summer program offerings!

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Summer Camp Series

2021 Summer Camp Registration is Open

We are offering 12 summer camp options for ages 5-15, as well as half-day camps. Explore all we have to offer and register today!

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Meadowlark Park

Reimagining Meadowlark Park

Learn how restored wetlands will support native habitats and the local community.

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Kids in masks

COVID-19 Information

Health and safety of our community is our number one priority. Updated 4.5.2021

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Swingset at the park

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

CCPR to Host Volunteer Open House

Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation to Host Volunteer Open House Community invited to explore opportunities   April 16, 2021 (Carmel, Ind.) —
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Press Release

Monon Greenway Tunnel Closure

Monon Greenway Tunnel to Close for Repairs and Mural Installation    April 13, 2021 (Carmel, Ind.) — On or after April 19,
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Press Release

Meadowlark Park to Close April 1 for Planned Improvements

Meadowlark Park to Close April 1 for Planned Improvements Park Updates Part of Clay Township Impact Program Investment Carmel, Ind. (March 29,
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Kids in swim lessons

Swimming for all ages at the MCC

Swimming for all ages at the MCC How to choose the swim lesson that’s right for you   Summer is nearly here, and you know that means … water
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Tai Chi participants

Try Tai Chi at the Monon Community Center

Try Tai Chi at the Monon Community Center Here’s what tai chi is and why we think you should try it!   The origins of tai chi date back to
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Parks + Sustainability

All About Adopt-A-Park

All About Adopt-A-Park  Adopt-A-Park history + hear from our very first adopter!    Did you know that Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation has
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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.