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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

Building healthy families and happy moments, together! 



Click the image to visit MICKEY'S KINGDOM

Mickey's Kingdom Grand Opening! 

Saturday, October 27th, 2018



Energize Evansville February EventEnergize Evansville Logo

SATURDAY, February 16th - 9 to 11AM

Aqua Fitness
Lloyd Pool

6101 N First Ave

If you have any questions, contact Lisa Wube at the Parks Department

(812) 435-6162

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Architect's Rendering of the Woodmere Dog Park Main Entrance

New Dog Park Coming to Evansville

The City of Evansville Board of Park Commissioners gave its approval for a new dog park on Evansville’s East Side. Woodmere Dog Park will be located at 3400 Lincoln Ave. on land that is bordered by soccer fields along Vann Avenue and the Evansville State Hospital. 


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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