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Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation accepts land donation, renovates parks

Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation accepts land donation, renovates parks

Chenyao Liu May 20, 2021

According to Michael Klitzing, Executive Director of Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation (CCPR), the CCPR Board voted to accept a donation of 63 acres of land to build a park near the southwest corner of...

Family Learn to Fish participant catches a fish while his mom watches nearby. The Department of Natural Resources scheduled the event on a Free Fishing Day, which means that anglers dont need a license to fish the states public waters. Participants also learned about ethics during the event, so they caught and released the fish.

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

Sarah Tinaphong, House of Books co-president and junior, examines a book from a Free Little Library at West Park. Tinaphong said these libraries serve as a convenient source of new books. ALEX YOM / PHOTO

Little Free Libraries spread throughout Carmel

News 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...

Dog owner Mallory Marrs poses with her dog, Oscar. Marrs said she is excited for the arrival of a new dog park. “I think (the new dog park) will be good for the community,” Marrs said.

New dog park to open in Central Park North

News 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...

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

Beats 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...

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

Beats 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...

Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation to celebrate its 20th Anniversary

Beats 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...

Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation to host Touch a Truck event

Author Archives 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...

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