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Off the Hook: Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation Department plans to host “Family Learn to Fish” event to educate community on fishing methods and safety

Off the Hook: Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation Department plans to host “Family Learn to Fish” event to educate community on fishing methods and safety

Rhea Acharya and Grace Xu

May 17, 2019

On May 18, the Monon Community Center plans to host a “Family Learn to Fish” event at the Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation Department from 9 a.m. to noon. According to Erica Foreman, the Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation program supervisor in charge of Family Learn to Fish, the event will teach p...

Carmel Clay Parks and Recreation receives $18 million fund to improve parks

Carmel Clay Parks and Recreation receives $18 million fund to improve parks

Lillian He

March 22, 2019

What benefits do you hope these changes will have on the community? “I think that anytime we look at making any improvements to the park system, in general, it's important to understand the needs and wants of the community. What do I think they’re going to benefit from this? Improved infrastructu...

Carmel fights against invasive species with EDDMapS app

Carmel fights against invasive species with EDDMapS app

Natalie Khamis

February 22, 2019

On March 11, Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation will host an informative event regarding the Early Detection and Distribution Mapping System (EDDMapS) open to the public at the Monon Community Center. Led by Natural Resources Coordinator Brittany McAdams, attendees will learn about the program and how...

West Park plans to expand on 40 acres of undeveloped land this year, create new spaces for high school students, residents of West Carmel

West Park plans to expand on 40 acres of undeveloped land this year, create new spaces for high school students, residents of West Carmel

Angela Li

May 18, 2018

First, what is the expansion project in general and the goal of the project? “Sure. So for West Park, actually about two years ago, we did a new master plan for West Park. We’ve got 120 acres total in that park, and 80 (acres) of (the park) has basically been developed—that’s the part of the par...

Treeting the Environment: Students, teachers reflect as West Park plans to remove 500 trees

Treeting the Environment: Students, teachers reflect as  West Park plans to remove 500 trees

James Yin

March 23, 2018

Carmel Clay Parks and Recreation began a project this February to remove ash trees in West Park due to complications created by an insect species known as the Emerald Ash Borer, an invasive species that has devastated parts of Hamilton County and other parts of Indiana. According to yourwestpark.com, “through an...

Little Free Libraries spread throughout Carmel

Little Free Libraries spread throughout Carmel

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August 13, 2014

Last May, the Carmel Clay Public Library (CCPL) partnered with Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation and Clay Township to introduce Little Free Libraries to three places in Carmel: the John W. Hensel Government Center, West Park and Founders Park, monitored weekly by CCPL. “Take a book, return a book”—Little...

New dog park to open in Central Park North

New dog park to open in Central Park North

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March 22, 2013

According to Michael Klitzing, assistant director for Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation (CCPR), a dog park located in Central Park North will open sometime during the spring or summer of 2014. Klitzing said the park board authorized a contract with The Schneider Corporation on March 12 to prepa...

Carmel Clay Parks and Recreation to host “Skate Nite” on Oct. 22

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October 17, 2011

Carmel Clay Parks and Recreation (CCPR) will host the first “Skate Nite” at the Monon Community Center on Oct. 22 from 7 to 11:30 p.m. Admission is $5 per person. “We are looking to gear the event toward the skaters we see here during the day,” activities manager Lindsay Labas said. “We’re...

Carmel Clay Parks and Recreation to host Tour de Carmel on Sept. 10

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September 7, 2011

Carmel Clay Parks and Recreation will host its eighth annual Tour de Carmel on Sept. 10 from 7:30 a.m. to noon. Cost is $8 per rider, but the cost increases to $10 per rider when riders register on the day of the race. The number of participants is expected to between 800 and 1,000 people. “It’s...

Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation to celebrate its 20th Anniversary

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August 3, 2011

Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation (CCPR) will celebrate its 20th Anniversary by hosting a yearlong series of events beginning this year in August and ending next year in July. On Aug. 20, CCPR will host a dedication at Founder’s Park at 11:30 a.m.  On Sep. 20, a cocktail reception will take place...

Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation to host Touch a Truck event

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June 29, 2011

Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation will host its annual Touch a Truck event on July 27 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Carmel High School Stadium. The event costs $2 per child. All children must be accompanied by adults, who participate free of charge. Children will explore a variety of vehicles from...

Carmel Clay Parks and Recreation planning Doggy Egg Hunt

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March 31, 2011

The Carmel Clay Parks and Recreation (CCPR) is planning Doggy Egg Hunt for April 16 at West Park. Along with this event, students can participate in the Teen Pottery Workshop planned to take place on April 14. According to Lindsay Labas, marketing manager for the CCPR, students are more than welcome to...