Enjoy nature at its best with these parks in Indiana‘s capital. Many factors go into what makes a good park: Scenery is definitely one, as is peacefulness, safety, and beautiful old trees and history. These parks offer all of these and more. They are child friendly, pet friendly, and some even have pools to cool down in on those hot days when the outdoors seem unbearable.
Park office hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 9am-3pm
Located in downtown Indianapolis is Bethel Park which is often referred to as one of Indianapolis’ finest facilities. It is not like usual parks that are only focused on physical activity, but there are also amenities and rooms like the computer room, game room, and the community, which holds after-school programs as well as events for families and churches. Other facilities include the horseshoe pits, baseball diamond, playground, a football field, and a swimming pool. So no matter what you or your children are interested in doing, Bethel Park is sure to have it so that no one is left out of having a good time.
2850 Bethel Ave, Indianapolis, IN, +1 317 327 7480
Located on the south side of Indianapolis is the ultimate park for indoor and outdoor activities. Perry Park has in indoor hockey rink that is the size of NHL rinks, and an aquatic center that can be used for ice-skating, hockey, swimming lessons and leisurely swimming respectively. If you decide to participate in activities outside, there is a soccer field, a basketball court and four tennis courts. Whether you are running to kick the soccer ball or shooting three pointers on the basketball court, there are still two shelters to rest at with a roof to cool down under without having to leave the beautiful scenery that the outdoors has to offer.
Opening hours: Tues-Thurs, Sun 3pm-5pm, Fri 3pm-5pm and 6pm-8pm, Sat 2pm-4pm and 6pm-8pm
451 E Stop 11 Rd, Indianapolis, IN, +1 317 865 1833
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