INDIANAPOLIS — Indy Parks will be opening nine of their 20 pools this Memorial Day weekend. On Saturday, May 27, Indy Parks will be opening the following locations: Broad Ripple Park Outdoor Pool Brookside Park Aquatic Center Frederick Douglass Park Pool Garfield Park Aquatic Center Indy Island Aquatic Center Perry Park Pool Rhodius Park Pool […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Mayor Hogsett joined Indy Parks and the city-county council to officially announce the name of the multipurpose field at Tarkington Park as The Richard “Coach Nell” Hamilton field after Coach Nell, who was killed in a road rage incident earlier this year. In March, the Indy Park Board approved the named change after […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Indy Parks voted for the approval to name a park after the youth football coach that was killed in a road rage incident in January. Tarkington Park, located at 45 W 40th St. will be named after Richard Donnell Hamilton, also known as Coach Nell. WRTV closely followed the story of Hamilton, who […]

INDIANAPOLIS — $80 million in grants from the Lilly Endowment are going towards 42 Indy Parks. James, a third grader, loves playing games at the park with his friends and his nanny, Max Cunningham. “We’re always checking out the parks here in Indianapolis. He loves going out to all these different places. There’s so many […]

INDIANAPOLIS — As central Indiana braces for extreme heat, city officials are urging residents to stay inside. If there is not a place to immediately cool down, you can take advantage of open Indy Parks family centers, public libraries and splash pads throughout the city. “We don’t necessarily designate “official” cooling centers but encourage all […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Memorial Day is right around the corner, leaving some communities wondering if their local pool will open for the summer. So far, Indy Parks and Recreation has yet to announce that information. That has left some Broad Ripple residents concerned, as the community’s pool looks nowhere near ready to dive in. “I came […]

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INDIANAPOLIS — As of Thursday, Indy Parks is increasing its lifeguard pay to $13 per hour. The decision was made as a final hiring push before pool season officially opens. More than 40 lifeguards are still needed for hire, but the parks department has recently implemented guidelines so safely open pool using existing staff on […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Between now and July 4, you can expect some major changes at Indy Parks. On Monday night, the City-County Council voted to adopt a proposal that will effectively ban smoking and vaping at Indy Parks. They joined a growing list of smoke-free places across the city, which has been in the making for […]

  INDIANAPOLIS — With Memorial Day Weekend just around the corner, swimming pools will soon open again and many parks departments are struggling to get lifeguards. It’s no different in Indianapolis. Indy Parks is lacking in lifeguard applicants and they need many more before the summer pool season kicks off. “Those positions are crucial obviously […]

The T in TLC is set to release a book that covers an array of topics.  She will discuss dealing with her superstardom, Sickle Cell Anemia, and losing Left Eye too early.  She said “I want to hopefully get stuff off my chest and inspire someone at the same time.”  The book is set to […]