Carey Grove Park to Close in Mid-May for Planned Improvements

Carey Grove Park to Close in Mid-May for Planned Improvements

Park Updates Part of Clay Township Impact Program Investment


Carmel, Ind. (April 13, 2020) – In mid-May Carey Grove Park will close to undergo planned improvements as part of Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation’s Reimagining Parks initiative. Through this initiative, CCPR is working to update and enhance existing parks in order to make them more accessible, safer and available year-round.
Improvements will include playground updates, a new restroom facility, parking lot expansion and trail expansion. The park will reopen after construction is completed in December.
The Clay Township Impact Program is funding these improvements. Over the next three years, the Clay Township Impact Program will fund improvements to six parks in our community with a focus on parks and public safety. These improvements will provide benefits for all township residents, schools and businesses, and make our community a better place to live, work and play.
To learn more about all the parks being reimagined, visit
If you visit the park before its closure, please continue using social distancing while utilizing the trails.

About Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation

Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation (CCPR) holds the Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management by the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA) in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) for parks serving populations of 75,001 to 150,000. As an accredited agency, the department serves the recreation, fitness and nature needs of the community, manages and develops existing spaces and resources and creates a sustainable future for parks and recreation programs through a financially viable and environmentally conscious parks system. CCPR manages and maintains more than 500 park acres and numerous recreation facilities, including the Monon Community Center and The Waterpark. In addition, CCPR has 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 eleven Carmel elementary schools. The Summer Camp Series is a component of ESE that offers 12 different summer camps accommodating children ages 5-15. For more information, visit


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