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

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Join the Monon Community Center

For just $48/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

Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation Unveils New Interpretive Signage at Prairie Meadow Park

Signage Funded by Rain on Main Program   Carmel, Ind. (Sept. 7, 2023) –– Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation (CCPR) has installed new
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Press Release

CCPR Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Reimagined West Park to include Dedication of Jim Engledow Commons

Portions of West Park will be named in honor of Jim Engledow UPDATE: Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation (CCPR) will hold the reimagined West Park
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Press Release

CCPR to Host Annual Preschool Splash Bash at The Waterpark

A Big Day Out for Our Littlest Kiddos   Carmel, Ind. (July 28, 2023) – The little kids are having a bash! Carmel Clay Parks &
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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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Zachary Wasik at ESE program
Staff Stories

Zachary W., from CCPR participant to employee

Growing up, Zachary Wasik was regularly engaged with Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation (CCPR). From attending the Summer Camp Series (he loved
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Group fitness class in a studio at the MCC.
Fitness + Wellness

Why You Should Sign up for a Group Fitness Class

If you’ve read any of our Member Spotlight blogs you’ll know that one of the main reasons our members love the Monon Community Center (MCC) is
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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.