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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


Music in the Park 2019


Energize Evansville June Event

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SATURDAY, June 15th - 9 to 10AM

Healthier U Walk Followed by Yoga on the Bridge
Shirley James Gateway Plaza

EE June 2019

If you have any questions, contact Nikki Marshall at the Parks Department

(812) 435-2536


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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