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Parks Director,
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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Facilities List

Special Facilities

Angel Mounds Boat Launch
: Public Boat Launch 
CK Newsome Community CenterRoom Rentals, Park Administration Offices
Dogtown Boat Launch: Public Boat Launch 
Howell Wetlands
Mesker Park Zoo: Zoo and Botanical Gardens 

Swonder Ice Arena: Ice Rink, Fitness Center, Figure Skating, Ice Hockey 
Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve:

Regional Parks 

Burdette Park: Aquatics Center, Shelter Rental, picnic areas 
Howell Park: Pool, Par #3 Golf Course, Wetland boardwalks, basketball 
Kleymeyer Park: Kleymeyer Golf Driving Range, softball fields, football field

Mesker Park: Playground, shelters, Disc Golf, Helfrich Golf, Mesker Park Zoo
Roberts Park

Wesselman ParkPlayground, Par #3 Golf Course, Softball, Nature Preserve 

Community Parks
Garvin Park: Shelters, walking trail, Greenway trailhead, pool, tennis/basketball courts 
Golfmoor Park: Tennis/basketball courts, handball 

Igleheart Park: Lloyd Pool, North Woods Trails, playground, tennis/basketball courts 
Price Park: soccer fields, shelters, playgrounds 
State Hospital Grounds: Walking trail, Disc Golf, soccer fields, youth baseball fields 

Neighborhood Parks

Akin Park: Basketball Goal, playground, picnic area, gazebo 
Anthony Oates Park: basketball courts, playground, picnic area
Bayard Park: Playground, picnic area, walking paths 
Bellemeade Park: Playground, baseball field, Rochelle/Landers Pool
Caldwell Park: Playground, picnic pavilion, basketball court 
Diamond Valley Park: lake, fishing overlook, walking trails, playground, basketball court 
Eleventh Avenue Park: Playground, basketball court, picnic area 
Fulton Park: Basketball court, picnic area, shelter, playground
Helfrich Park: pool, playground, picnic areas, Historic limestone entrance 
Lamasco Park: softball field, skate park, Greenway Trailhead, playground
Lorraine Park: Lorraine Pool, Playground, shelter, picnic area 
Moutoux Park
Sheridan Park: Open Green space, swing playground 
Stockwell Park: tennis courts, soccer fields, playground, picnic area
Sunset East Park: Playground, picnic area 
Tepe Park: Playground, shelter 
Vann Park: Playground, shelter, picnic area
Vann-Pollack Park: baseball fields, basketball court, picnic area, shelter
Westside Library Park: Public Library, walking paths, benches
Willard Library Park: Picnic tables, formal gardens, walking path with benches


Casselberry Park: Playground, horseshoe pits 
Goosetown Mini-Park: Playground, gazebo, picnic area, walking path
Haynie's Corner
Homestead Park: Playground 
Howell Mini-Park: Playground 
Jacobsville Mini-Park: Playground, picnic area
Line Street Park: Playground, picnic pavilion 
Little Westside Nut Club Park
Olmstead Park:
Sixth Avenue Park: Playground, picnic area, shelter
Stevenson Park: Playground, Picnic area

Golf Courses
 (more information can be found on the Golf page)

Burdette Park Miniature Golf
Fendrich Golf Course
Helfrich Golf Course
Howell Par 3 Course
McDonald Golf Course

Pools (more information can be found on the Pools page) 

Burdette Park Aquatic Center
Hartke Pool
Norman "Red" Mosby Pool
Rochelle-Landers Pool  
Helfrich Pool
Lorraine Pool  

For information about park classification and criteria, please click here.