100 E. Walnut Street
C. K. Newsome Community Center
Evansville, IN 47713-1999
812-435-6142 Fax
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Neighborhood Pools close on July 31st

Hartke Pool closes on August 9th



2016 Summer Brochure


Clean Evansville (August Event) : August 6th from 8 am - 10 am in the Anthony Oates Park area

Energize Evansville (August Event) : August 20th from 9 am - 11 am at the Garvin Park shelter house





The Department of Parks & Recreation coordinates and oversees the operation of 65 parks and 21 SJ Sunset 02recreational facilities encompassing more than 2,500 acres of land in the City of Evansville and Vanderburgh County, Indiana.  

The Administrative Offices are located next to the Lobby of the C. K. Newsome Community Center, 100 E. Walnut Street. Shelter House Rentals and C.K. Newsome Community Center room rentals may be obtained at the Administrative Offices. The Department of Parks & Recreation accepts cash, checks, Visa® & MasterCard® for all rentals.  

 Click on this link for a map of park facilities

Our mission is, "Creating quality of life opportunities by providing safe environments and affordable programs to enhance fun, fitness, and education for residents of all ages in our community." 

Download the Parks & Rec Master Plan - Click Here!

Last updated: 7/26/2016 1:24:51 PM