Brownsburg Parks and Recreation: Keeping Brownsburg Green
The Brownsburg Parks and Recreation Department takes care of lots of community spaces in Brownsburg, Indiana. Helping them is a volunteer group of Brownsburg residents, the Brownsburg Park Foundation, which handles fundraising and direction of contributions.
|Video of live music at Arbuckle Acres Park in Brownsburg, Indiana|
The parks maintained by the Brownsburg Parks and Recreation Department are: Arbuckle Acres Park, at 200 N Green Street; Stephens Park, on Williams Drive; Williams Park, on Locust Lane; and the Brownsburg Community and Recreation Center, at 111 Eastern Avenue.
The major parkland in Brownsburg is known as Arbuckle Acres Park. Inside this heavily wooded 67 acres of beautiful natural space, Brownsburg sports enthusiasts enjoy athletic grounds, open fields, and hiking. The park also contains a fun playground for Brownsburg children and eight separate shelters for a rustic evening out. It’s a great place to bring the kids, spread a blanket on the grass, and bask in the sunshine of a beautiful day in Central Indiana.
|Video montage of Arbuckle Acres Park in Brownsburg, Indiana|
Arbuckle Acres Park is also home to one of the biggest Brownsburg events: the Festival of the Arts. Sponsored by the Brownsburg Chamber of Commerce, the Festival of the Arts takes place over a day in July and is a chance for visitors and residents alike to share in the bounty of Brownsburg arts. Brownsburg and Indianapolis artists set up shop in the open spaces of Arbuckle Acres Park to promote their work, accompanied by some of the best Brownsburg restaurants and Brownsburg businesses.
Williams Park consists of 77 acres of prime park space, a great playground, shelters and hiking trails, one of which is a new trail overlooking a 25-foot ravine. The park also contains a Veterans Memorial made of black granite, lined with seven red oak trees that mark the seven major wars in the history of the United States. A pathway with inscribed bricks leads to the memorial.
The Brownsburg Community Center is a nicely planned facility where all kinds of community programs and events take place. Inside the facility are meeting rooms, two gymnasiums, a fitness center and an aerobics room.
Aquatics and sports are lively under the Brownsburg Parks and Recreation banner, with ample youth and adult organizations. Brownsburg day camps are well attended. They are divided into two categories, the Brownsburg Adventure Camp, and the Tiny Tot Camp for the little ones.
|Video of live music at the Brownsburg Community Center in Brownsburg, Indiana|
The professional team that makes up the Brownsburg Parks and Recreation Department oversees a collective 165 acres of public space, including five separate parks, and more than 1,000 different public programs for the well being of the community.
Brownsburg Parks and Recreation
111 Eastern Ave
Brownsburg, IN 46112
Community & Recreation Center: 317.852.0595
Park Maintenance: 317.852.1130