100 E. Walnut Street
C. K. Newsome Community Center
Evansville, IN 47713-1999
812-435-6142 Fax
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2016 Summer Brochure


Zumba at the Riverfront : Second Saturday of every month (April - July) at the Four Freedoms Monument

Clean Evansville (May Event) : May 7 at the Wesselman Park area

Jazzericise (May Energize Evansville) : May 21 at the Evansville State Hospital Park





The Department of Parks & Recreation coordinates and oversees the operation of 65 parks and 21 SJ Sunset 02recreational facilities encompassing more than 2,500 acres of land in the City of Evansville and Vanderburgh County, Indiana.  

The Administrative Offices are located next to the Lobby of the C. K. Newsome Community Center, 100 E. Walnut Street. Shelter House Rentals, and C.K. Newsome Community Center room rentals may be obtained at the Administrative Offices. The Department of Parks & Recreation accepts cash, checks, Visa® & MasterCard® for all rentals.  

 Click on this link for a map of park facilities

Our mission is, "Creating quality of life opportunities by providing safe environments and affordable programs to enhance fun, fitness, and education for residents of all ages in our community." 

Download the Parks & Rec Master Plan - Click Here!

Last updated: 4/25/2016 10:43:06 AM