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Brian Holtz,
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
  • TTY/TDD:  (812) 436-4928
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  • Hours: Monday to Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Splash into Summer

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We are still collecting donated items for the city pools! Drop off donated items at
CK Newsome at 100 E. Walnut St. Mon-Fri 8:00am - 5:00 pm.
We are in need of the following items... Donated items must be NEW.

  • Swim Trunks - all sizes
  • Swim Suites - all sizes
  • Beach Towels
  • Flip Flops
  • Sunscreen

Now Hiring

2021 Music in the Park

Evansville Trails

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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: YMCA 10K Run on ?Aug 7th, Swimming is To Be Determined. The Indianapolis events include: Racquetball, 3 on 3 Basketball and Volleyball - To be Determine (Still Looking for Venues) 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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