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Indy Parks Summer Day Camps

Indy Parks and Recreation’s summer day camp programs offer swimming, arts, nature, science, sports and recreation, and more

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With a range of programs tailored to different age groups and interests, day camps at Indianapolis City Parks offer a unique and enriching summer experience for children.

Register for a day camp

Indy Parks and Recreation’s summer day camp programs offer swimming, arts, nature, science, sports and recreation, and more. All camps are accredited by the American Camp Association.

View the 2024 Day Camp Guide

Day camps are offered at Broad Ripple Park, Brookside Park, Frederick Douglass Park, Eagle Creek Park Earth Discovery Center, Eagle Creek Park Ornithology Center, Ellenberger Park, Garfield Park Arts Center, Garfield Park Burrello Family Center, Holliday Park, Krannert Park, Riverside Park, Southeastway Park, and Windsor Village Park.

Day Camp Registration

Or contact your camp location directly, see list of camp locations below.

All registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. To secure your camper’s spot, complete all registration forms below:

Day Camp Fees

You must pay a $15 non-refundable fee per week at the time of registration. The balance is due by 6 p.m. on Wednesday before the camp begins. Your child’s name will be removed from the list if you do not meet this deadline. Some camps require full payment at registration.

Day Camp Scholarships

Limited scholarships are available based on financial need. In order to obtain a scholarship application, you must make a payment of $5 per child per week at your camp’s facility. Once payment has been made, you may request a scholarship application through your camp’s facility or through Indy Parks Customer Service. To view the scholarship eligibility requirements, click here .

Refund Policy

Indy Parks and Recreation will issue a full refund if the camp is cancelled. A $15 service charge will be deducted from all refunds. The $15 is not refundable or transferable. To request a refund, contact the specific park or call customer service. You will only receive a 50 percent refund if you withdraw from the following camps with less than two weeks’ notice:

  • Southeastway Park
  • Eagle Creek Park
  • Holliday Park
  • Garfield Park Arts Center
  • Bike Camps

If a medical emergency occurs after the two-week deadline, a refund less the $15 service charge will be issued. A written note is required from a physician. Parents must immediately notify park staff if a camper tests positive for a communicable disease. 

Day Camps Locations

Broad Ripple Park
⁠1426 Broad Ripple Avenue

Brookside Park
⁠2500 Brookside Parkway S. Drive

Christian Park
4200 English Avenue

Frederick Douglass Park
1616 E. 25th Street

Eagle Creek Earth Discovery Center
⁠5901 Delong Road

Eagle Creek Ornithology Center
⁠6515 Delong Road

Ellenberger Park
⁠5301 Saint Clair Street

Garfield Park Arts Center
⁠2432 Conservatory Drive

Garfield Park Burrello Family Center
2345 Pagoda Drive

Holliday Park
⁠6363 Spring Mill Road

Krannert Park
605 S High School Rd.

Rhodius Park
1720 W. Wilkins Street

Riverside Park
⁠2420 N. Riverside E. Drive

Southeastway Park
⁠5624 S. Carroll Road

Windsor Village Park
⁠6510 E. 25th Street

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