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Brian Holtz,
Executive Director

Parks and Recreation
100 E Walnut St
C.K. Newsome Community Center
Evansville, IN 47713
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  • Phone:  (812) 435-6141
  • Fax:  (812) 435-6142
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  • Hours: Monday to Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • 65 Parks
  • 21 Recreation Facilities
  • 2,500 Acres of Land

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

Click Here for a map of all city-managed parks!

Rentals of Shelter Houses and C.K. Newsome Community Center can be obtained by contacting the main office of the Department at (812) 435-6141.  

Click Here for a list of shelters and their descriptions!

The Parks and Recreation Department coordinates Mayor Lloyd Winnecke's monthly community events Clean Evansville and Energize Evansville.  

Our Mission: To create 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.