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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
  • TTY/TDD:  (812) 436-4928
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  • Hours: Monday to Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Parks & Recreation

Parks and Rec.

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 to subscribe to the Parks and Rec quarterly newsletter to learn about all parks news and upcoming events!

CLICK HERE for the January calendar of public CK activities!

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CK Activities


Energize Evansville February Event

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SATURDAY, February 15th
9:00 - 10:00 am

CK Newsome Center
100 E. Walnut Street
Evansville, IN 47713

If you have any questions, contact Holly Schneider at the Parks Department

(812) 435-6162

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EE Feb 2020


Beginner's Art Class

Second Saturday of the Month


CK Newsome Center

$10 per Participant

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Art Class general

CLICK HERE to see a sample painting of the upcoming project

CLICK HERE to register for an art class!
Next class will be February 8th!


Clean Evansville

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The Clean Evansville anti-litter campaign is a joint effort of the City of Evansville, keep Evansville Beautiful and volunteer members of the "Clean Committee". The goal is to involve the entire community in picking up trash as well as targeting specific areas for clean up on a monthly basis. For more information including dates and to sign up to volunteer, visit

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