Source: Indys Child Parenting Magazine

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Indy’s Child Proud to Promote Indy Parks Programs

May 01, 2013

There are so many opportunities for families in Indianapolis to have a healthy, happy and productive summer! You can start your planning today with the 2013 Indy Parks’ Summer Fun Guide enclosed in our May edition.

May 3rd is the magic day for registration to start for hundreds of classes for kids, adults and older adults for 2013 Play Indy programs. Camp registration has been open since March but openings are still available.

Your Indy Parks have so many possibilities for families. Did you know the Indy Park staff can help you plan a wedding and reception? Did you know that birthday parties and pool parties are two of their specialties? How about a family reunion or company play day and picnic? Just call 327-PARK and you will have a customer service rep on the line!

Opportunities for children abound with outdoor swimming offered at 15 park sites. For parents and grandparents, there are aqua Zumba classes as well as water aerobics and in-pool classes offered three times per week designed to help people with arthritis.

Check the enclosed Fun Guide for baseball and basketball leagues. Golf programs can be found at more than a dozen city golf courses and nature programs exist at Holliday Park, Eagle Creek and Southeastway Park. The National Junior Tennis League ( operates the Indy Tennis Courts for juniors ages 5-18 and offers all levels of play.

Not to be forgotten, the amazing Indy Parks Summer Concert Series and outdoor performances are all around Indianapolis with more than 70 events scheduled!

The theme of entertainment and music genre varies at each park so check out to find out where and when you can hear blues, jazz, classical, rock, pop, folk or original indie music performed.

Have a wonderful summer! You can find me on the tennis courts at North Central celebrating my 49th year of teaching the sport I love.