About Us

Founded in 1991, Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation (CCPR) was established through an Interlocal Cooperation Agreement between the City of Carmel and Clay Township in Indiana. CCPR was created to serve the nature and fitness needs of the community, manage and develop existing spaces and resources, and create a sustainable future for parks and recreation programs through a financially viable and environmentally conscious parks system. CCPR manages and maintains more than 500 acres of park land and numerous recreation facilities, providing more than 5,000 annual classes and programs for all ages. CCPR contributes to our community’s outstanding quality of life by providing enriching, enjoyable escapes through recreation, fitness, and nature.

Mission Statement

Serving the Community
Quality parks, greenways, and opportunities for recreation and wellness contribute significantly to the quality of life in our community. Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation is dedicated to serving the community’s identified park and recreation needs.

Developing Existing Resources
Carmel and Clay Township are well known for their high quality of life and excellent park and recreation system. Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation will continue to develop and build upon our existing resources to enhance the livability of our community.

Creating a Sustainable Future
Not only do parks positively contribute to our quality of life, they serve as our legacy and gift to future generations. Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation is committed to creating a financially and environmentally sustainable park and recreation system for the long-term benefit of our community.

Monon Community Center
1235 Central Park Drive East
Carmel, IN 46032
317.848.7275
info@carmelclayparks.com