Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation to Cancel/Postpone Programming, Events
Effects programming now through April 10
Carmel, Ind. (March 13, 2020) – There have been no presumptive or confirmed cases of COVID-19 in our parks or facility. However, due to the closure of Carmel Clay Schools and an abundance of caution, we have canceled and postponed programming and events through April 10.
Extended School Enrichment
Due to Carmel Clay Schools’ closure, and based off guidelines provided by the Indiana Governor, Extended School Enrichment before- and after-school programming is canceled at all 11 Carmel Clay elementary schools March 16 through April 10. CCPR will reassess at that time for continuation. All parents/guardians of ESE students have been contacted.
For those enrolled in “School’s Out” spring break camp (April 3, April 6-10) CCPR will be in contact in the coming days about possible cancelation.
Recreation Programming + Events
The following programming and events have been canceled – all cancelations will be reassessed around April 10 regarding continuation:
- Recreation programming.
- Aquatic programming and swim lessons.
- Volunteer events.
- Senior programming, including SilverSneakers® group fitness classes and Tai Chi.
- The following events have been canceled due to projected attendance of 250+ individuals:
- Hamilton County Homeschool Hoopla
- 2020 Summer Hiring Event
- Barrier-Free Theatre performance, A Hero’s Heart, has been postponed to a date TBD.
If you were enrolled in a program during this time frame, please refer to your email for cancelation information.
For the most up-to-date information and status regarding our facilities and programming, please reference our website: https://www.carmelclayparks.com/coronavirus-information/.
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 carmelclayparks.com.