100 E. Walnut Street     C.K. Newsome Community Center     Evansville, IN 47713-1999
(812) 435-6141            Fax: (812) 435-6142              Email DPR               Facebook Twitter



Interested in what the DPR has planned for this Spring & Summer?  Click here to find out!



Seasonal jobs available at parks, playgrounds, and pools can be found here

We are looking for USA Softball of Indiana certified umpires (21 years or older)
to work softball games
on Sunday afternoons and evenings. 
For more information, please contact our department at (812) 435-6141.





Splash Into Summer Cookouts : Free City Pool cookouts from 11:30 am - 1 pm.  Click link for dates and locations.

Sport Karate Academy : Monday - Wednesday from 5:30 - 9 pm at the C.K. Newsome Community Center

Women's Pick Up Basketball (18 & Older) : Sundays from 3 - 4:30 pm at the C.K. Newsome Community Center

Zumba Fitness : Tuesdays & Thursdays from 5:30 - 6:30 pm at the C.K. Newsome Community Center

Family Golf Days: Saturdays after 3 pm at Fendrich, Helfrich & McDonald Golf Course
                              Every day after 3 pm at Wesselman Par 3 Golf Course



2017 Pool Information

Hartke Pool: May 29 - August 8, 2017
Neighborhood Pools: June 3 - July 30, 2017

Swim Lessons
Hartke Pool: June 12 - 22, June 26 - July 6, July 10 - 20
Neighborhood Pools: June 13 - 23, June 27 - July 7

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.  SJ Sunset 02

Please 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!


Last updated: 6/8/2017 9:46:06 AM