100 E. Walnut Street
C. K. Newsome Community Center
Evansville, IN 47713-1999
SUMMER LIFEGUARDING POSITIONS STILL AVAILABLE : Click Here
2016 Summer Brochure
Zumba at the Riverfront : Second Saturday of every month (April - July) at the Four Freedoms Monument
Patio Night : June 17 & July 22 at the C.K. Newsome Community Center
Energize Evansville (June Event) : June 18 at Sunset Park
Splash Into Summer Cookouts : Saturdays through July 23 at a different neighborhood pool each week.
The Department of Parks & Recreation coordinates and oversees the operation of 65 parks and 21 recreational 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!