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Columbus, Indiana Parks and Recreation Department

Columbus, Indiana Parks and Recreation Department Preserving parks and trails and serving the recreation needs of the Columbus community since 1947. This is an official City of Columbus, Indiana Facebook account.

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Foundation For Youth is gearing up for National Prevention Week 2022!Join us for Prevention Palooza at Mill Race Park on...
05/07/2022

Foundation For Youth is gearing up for National Prevention Week 2022!

Join us for Prevention Palooza at Mill Race Park on May 14th! A day full of fun activities - FREE for the whole family! All ages welcome.

Family Activities: 5-8pm
"Pete's Dragon" Movie in the Park: 8:30-10:30pm

#NationalPreventionWeek #ColumbusIndiana #ColumbusINParks

05/06/2022
05/06/2022
Opening Day for the Columbus Farmer's Market is this Saturday, May 7th from 9am-12:30pm! Join us and remember to shop fo...
05/05/2022

Opening Day for the Columbus Farmer's Market is this Saturday, May 7th from 9am-12:30pm! Join us and remember to shop for all those amazing Mom's out there this Mother's Day! There will be plenty of florals and potted plants as well as our usual variety of produce, meats, crafts, coffees etc.

This weekends entertainment is Jon Shoulders!
The Farmer's Market is located behind City Hall and runs from 9am-12:30pm!

Every Saturday is a POP Saturday! Come and see us at the Parks and Recreation Information booth at the market for details, $2 vouchers for children and a Purdue Extension recipe/info card for our featured produce item.

As always vendors are invited to share what goodies they will have here on this post.

The purpose of Columbus Junior Golf League is to create an exciting atmosphere that introduces kids to the game of golf ...
05/05/2022

The purpose of Columbus Junior Golf League is to create an exciting atmosphere that introduces kids to the game of golf in a team concept. Coaches will work on golf fundamentals as well as team building skills and traits. Participants will receive a team t-shirt and have the opportunity to participate in at least 8 practices and 4 competitive scramble format matches.

Ages 9–13 | Rocky Ford Par 3 Golf Course |$125

Practices: Practice days and times will be determined by the coach.
Matches: June 19 & 26, July 10, 17, 24 & 31 | 3-6pm

Registration ends: May 6, 5pm
Register by visiting: https://register1.vermontsystems.com/wbwsc/incolumbus.wsc/iteminfo.html?Module=AR&FMID=20947161 or call 812.376.2680!

May the 4th be with you as you register for the Tour De Trails Bike Challenge! Challenge your friends, family, and colle...
05/04/2022

May the 4th be with you as you register for the Tour De Trails Bike Challenge! Challenge your friends, family, and colleagues to raise money for the People Trail Network!

Saturday, May 14th I Start 8-9am I Donner Park Shelter
Courses: 20K, 50K, 80K bicycle routes
Cost: $30
Pre-registration ends Thursday, May 12th
Day of Registration begins at 7am

Register by visiting:
Visit: http://ow.ly/r3ky50HUrZu

Don't forget to recruit your community to participate in the Tour de Trails Run/Walk, and share your experience on your social media!
#CPFTourDeTrails

Spring time picnics can be so fun and relaxing, but planning and packing for one can sometimes be a hassle. On May 14 at...
05/04/2022

Spring time picnics can be so fun and relaxing, but planning and packing for one can sometimes be a hassle. On May 14 at Mill Race Park, we have done all the prep work for you, so you can get busy having a good time. This gourmet picnic experience will be made complete with a keepsake basket fully packed with delicious classic picnic fare, such as cheese, charcuterie, baguettes with spreads and refreshing spring time beverages. Grab your favorite picnic blanket or comfortable outdoor chairs and enjoy a lovely and delicious afternoon in the park.

Ages 14+ | May 14 | 11:30am | Mill Race Park | $50
Registration ends: May 6, 5pm
Register by visiting: http://ow.ly/JyKF50IQSzb or call 812.376.2680!

Intended for beginners and will provide an overview of all areas of the game. There is a maximum class size of 8 student...
05/04/2022

Intended for beginners and will provide an overview of all areas of the game. There is a maximum class size of 8 students to ensure quality of instruction with the Golf Pro.

Ages 16 + | May 9, 16, 23 | 10-11:15am
Greenbelt Golf Course | $49
Registration: April 4 – May 6, 5pm

Ages 16 + | June 7, 14, 21 | 10-11:15am
Greenbelt Golf Course | $49
Registration: April 4 – June 3, 5pm

Register Online at http://ow.ly/nYi650IObrz or call 812.376.2680!

05/03/2022
Tuesday Night is Trivia night! Be sure to join us tonight, May 3rd on the Columbus, Indiana Parks and Recreation Departm...
05/03/2022

Tuesday Night is Trivia night! Be sure to join us tonight, May 3rd on the Columbus, Indiana Parks and Recreation Department page at 6:30pm for some an online interactive Trivia on a variety of topics! A gift card is up for grabs so share with your friends and join in the fun! Thank you Digital AIM Media!

Next Trivia Night is May 17!

Tuesday Night is Trivia night! Be sure to join us tonight, May 3rd on the Columbus, Indiana Parks and Recreation Departm...
05/03/2022

Tuesday Night is Trivia night! Be sure to join us tonight, May 3rd on the Columbus, Indiana Parks and Recreation Department page at 6:30pm for some an online interactive Trivia on a variety of topics! A gift card is up for grabs so share with your friends and join in the fun! Thank you Digital AIM Media!

Next Trivia Night is May 17!

The purpose of Columbus Junior Golf League is to create an exciting atmosphere that introduces kids to the game of golf ...
05/03/2022

The purpose of Columbus Junior Golf League is to create an exciting atmosphere that introduces kids to the game of golf in a team concept. Coaches will work on golf fundamentals as well as team building skills and traits. Participants will receive a team t-shirt and have the opportunity to participate in at least 8 practices and 4 competitive scramble format matches.

Ages 9–13 | Rocky Ford Par 3 Golf Course |$125

Practices: Practice days and times will be determined by the coach.
Matches: June 19 & 26, July 10, 17, 24 & 31 | 3-6pm

Registration ends: May 6, 5pm
Register by visiting: https://register1.vermontsystems.com/wbwsc/incolumbus.wsc/iteminfo.html?Module=AR&FMID=20947161 or call 812.376.2680!

Development Area #3: Parks and Recreation Offices and Community Space!
05/03/2022

Development Area #3: Parks and Recreation Offices and Community Space!

Register for the Elementary School Fitness Fun Run at Mill Race Park on May 7th starting at 10am! This free race is open...
05/02/2022

Register for the Elementary School Fitness Fun Run at Mill Race Park on May 7th starting at 10am! This free race is open to all Bartholomew County elementary aged children! Distances: ¼ mile–1 mile. For more information: http://ow.ly/y1Wb50IMXYo
Registration ends: May 5, 5pm
Register by visiting: http://ow.ly/54Yw50IMXYs or call 812.376.2680!

Intended for beginners and will provide an overview of all areas of the game. There is a maximum class size of 8 student...
05/02/2022

Intended for beginners and will provide an overview of all areas of the game. There is a maximum class size of 8 students to ensure quality of instruction with the Golf Pro.

Ages 16 + | May 9, 16, 23 | 10-11:15am
Greenbelt Golf Course | $49
Registration: April 4 – May 6, 5pm

Ages 16 + | June 7, 14, 21 | 10-11:15am
Greenbelt Golf Course | $49
Registration: April 4 – June 3, 5pm

Register Online at http://ow.ly/nYi650IObrz or call 812.376.2680!

Foundation For Youth is gearing up for National Prevention Week 2022!Join us for Prevention Palooza at Mill Race Park on...
05/02/2022

Foundation For Youth is gearing up for National Prevention Week 2022!

Join us for Prevention Palooza at Mill Race Park on May 14th! A day full of fun activities - FREE for the whole family! All ages welcome.

Family Activities: 5-8pm
"Pete's Dragon" Movie in the Park: 8:30-10:30pm

#NationalPreventionWeek #ColumbusIndiana #ColumbusINParks

Spring time picnics can be so fun and relaxing, but planning and packing for one can sometimes be a hassle. On May 14 at...
05/02/2022

Spring time picnics can be so fun and relaxing, but planning and packing for one can sometimes be a hassle. On May 14 at Mill Race Park, we have done all the prep work for you, so you can get busy having a good time. This gourmet picnic experience will be made complete with a keepsake basket fully packed with delicious classic picnic fare, such as cheese, charcuterie, baguettes with spreads and refreshing spring time beverages. Grab your favorite picnic blanket or comfortable outdoor chairs and enjoy a lovely and delicious afternoon in the park.

Ages 14+ | May 14 | 11:30am | Mill Race Park | $50
Registration ends: May 6, 5pm
Register by visiting: http://ow.ly/JyKF50IQSzb or call 812.376.2680!

The purpose of Columbus Junior Golf League is to create an exciting atmosphere that introduces kids to the game of golf ...
05/01/2022

The purpose of Columbus Junior Golf League is to create an exciting atmosphere that introduces kids to the game of golf in a team concept. Coaches will work on golf fundamentals as well as team building skills and traits. Participants will receive a team t-shirt and have the opportunity to participate in at least 8 practices and 4 competitive scramble format matches.

Ages 9–13 | Rocky Ford Par 3 Golf Course |$125

Practices: Practice days and times will be determined by the coach.
Matches: June 19 & 26, July 10, 17, 24 & 31 | 3-6pm

Registration ends: May 6, 5pm
Register by visiting: https://register1.vermontsystems.com/wbwsc/incolumbus.wsc/iteminfo.html?Module=AR&FMID=20947161 or call 812.376.2680!

Join us at Hamilton Community Center and Ice Arena for our annual Ice Show!The Lincoln Center Figure Skating Club produc...
05/01/2022

Join us at Hamilton Community Center and Ice Arena for our annual Ice Show!

The Lincoln Center Figure Skating Club produces an annual ice show during the spring. Its members and the participants in Hamilton Community Center & Ice Arena’s group skating classes are invited to take part. The ice show is open to all levels of skaters. There is something for everyone! Tickets can be purchased at Hamilton Community Center and Ice Arena!

General Admission: $10
Ages 60+: $8
Ages 2 and under is Free!

Ice show dates and times:
May 1, 2pm

For questions about the ice show call 812.376.2686!

Spring time picnics can be so fun and relaxing, but planning and packing for one can sometimes be a hassle. On May 14 at...
04/30/2022

Spring time picnics can be so fun and relaxing, but planning and packing for one can sometimes be a hassle. On May 14 at Mill Race Park, we have done all the prep work for you, so you can get busy having a good time. This gourmet picnic experience will be made complete with a keepsake basket fully packed with delicious classic picnic fare, such as cheese, charcuterie, baguettes with spreads and refreshing spring time beverages. Grab your favorite picnic blanket or comfortable outdoor chairs and enjoy a lovely and delicious afternoon in the park.

Ages 14+ | May 14 | 11:30am | Mill Race Park | $50
Registration ends: May 6, 5pm
Register by visiting: http://ow.ly/JyKF50IQSzb or call 812.376.2680!

Address

739 22nd St
Columbus, IN
47201

Opening Hours

Monday 8am - 5pm
Tuesday 8am - 5pm
Wednesday 8am - 5pm
Thursday 8am - 5pm
Friday 8am - 5pm

Telephone

+18123762680

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How do we access the story time from today?
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Does anyone know of a smaller local band. We are looking for a band to play a couple of hours at our 2nd Annual Spring Craft show at Bartholomew Fairgrounds April 24th. Anytime between 12-3pm
My husband and I bought one of the Date Boxes that you guys put together for Valentine’s Day. We had so much fun with it and felt like it was really well thought out! Thank you for creating it. 🙂
What trick or treat events are going on for Halloween? Churches, stores or parks?
Sign-ups have been extended one week!!! Our fall Broomball league will now start up on September 21st! Select the link and sign-up today! Sign-up a friend as well! 2 games per night for only a one-time $25 player fee!
I am looking for a youth basketball program for my almost 9 year old daughter here in Columbus Indiana. Does the parks department have one of those? Can you point me in the right direction please?
BROOMBALL is back! To sign up for the 7-week Summer league, complete this form. Starts Tuesday, June 23rd.
Can you guys put the rims back up on the basketball goals in the parks? Thanks
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