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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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GREENWAY CLOSURE UPDATE -- August 16, 2021 -- Work crews will begin work alongside the section of the Greenway from the Heidelbach Canoe launch to Stringtown Rd. Please avoid use of this section for the next two weeks while the work to replace electric poles is completed. Thank you!


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The Department of Parks & Recreation coordinates and oversees the operation of 67 parks and 21 recreational facilities encompassing more than 2,500 acres of land in the City of Evansville and Vanderburgh County, Indiana.

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Indiana State Games - Fit and 50Indiana State Games
Fit and 50  
The senior Olympic style events for those over 50 for the state of Indiana hosted in Evansville. Remaining events include: Swimming is To Be Determined. The Indianapolis events include: 3 on 3 Basketball and Volleyball September 11th Indianapolis (Plainfield, IN West of Indy)  Racquetball - To be Determine (Still Looking for Venue) Visit the WEBSITE Click Here

Persons age 50 and over compete in recreational and competitive sporting events in five year age increments; 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, and so on. The top three winners in each age, gender, and sport win Gold, Silver, and Bronze! There is something for everyone with over 25 sporting events to choose from...get into the game today!

For more information contact Holly at 812-435-6162 or e-mail

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