Monday, January 24, 2011

Centennial of Indy Parks

Throughout 2011, Indy Parks will highlight the rich history and grand vision of the Kessler Park and Boulevard System.

Indy Parks will introduce new initiatives to promote resources including a challenge to learn about 100 significant landmarks in the Indy Parks system; geocaching, a high-tech scavenger hunt across the entire county, and an opportunity for everyone to share stories, memories and photos from Indy Parks through the years.

Indy Parks has 207 parks with 11,400 acres of parkland, 21 aquatic centers, 16 family centers, 15 spray grounds, 13 golf courses, four nature centers, four disc-golf courses, three dog parks, an ice rink, mountain bike trails, conservatory and sunken garden, arts center, Velodrome, skate park, BMX complex, 59 miles of soft trails and 59 miles of greenways. Each program and event in 2011 will be a part of the 100-year celebration.

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