The Monon Community Center, your place for STEM

You’ve probably heard the expression STEM, but what is it? Science. Technology. Engineering. Math. At face value it’s easy to say, yeah, those all sound important subjects for kids to learn, but take a look at these facts: STEM jobs are growing at a rate of 17% while other jobs… Read More…

Free Event Gives Kids & Parents an Inside Look into Swim Lessons at CCPR

Learning to swim is not easy. It is weird, it is challenging, and sometimes it seems hopeless right up until the point where it becomes possible. I have seen people of all ages transform in the pool, seeing the way they that feel about the water change completely. For a… Read More…

8 Nature Activities to do with your Preschooler in the Fall

Experience the wonders of fall with your Preschooler. We’ve got a few ideas to help you on your way to making this the best fall yet! Take a closer look by grabbing a magnifying glass and heading outdoors. Whether you’re taking a look at flower petals or the edging on… Read More…

Top 10 Reasons to Join Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation’s Sport Leagues with Your Company

We came up with a Top 10 List as to why you should join one of our sport leagues with your company. And guess what? You’re just in time for fall registration! Our Basketball, Volleyball, and Pickleball Leagues begin in early September with registration opening on August 1. 10. Build… Read More…

Every Olympian Has to Start Somewhere

As some of you may already know, I recently completed my second Half Ironman triathlon. That means I can swim 1.2 miles, bike 56 miles, and then run 13.1 miles all in one day. That’s insane, right? I think so, too. Over the course of my training, I talked to… Read More…