recreation

Splash Island Indoor Waterpark Reopens

Posted on March 9, 2017 at 03:00 PM by Crystal Paschal

It was a hard winter for water lovers in Hendricks County. One of the best indoor places to swim, Planfield Parks and Recreation's indoor section of Splash Island , was closed for many months to take care of roof repairs. However, the indoor ... read more
If you're staying close to home over Spring Break or just want a more affordable option than donning mouse ears and heading south, we have some excellent options here in Hendricks County . Before I go and reinvent the wheel, take a look at Josh ... read more

Top 10: Hendricks County Run/Walk Events in 2017

Posted on January 23, 2017 at 10:00 AM by Beth Fife

Now that January is coming to an end, are you still on track with those New Year's resolutions regarding a healthier lifestyle? One major factor in maintaining this healthier, happier you is regular physical activity throughout the year. ... read more

Top 10: Outdoor Winter Events in Hendricks County

Posted on January 4, 2017 at 04:00 AM by Eric Ivie

I don't know about you, but I get cabin fever something fierce during the winter months. I like to be outdoors, so I keep Visit Hendricks County's Outdoor Recreation Events Calendar on speed-dial, so to speak. That calendar, combined with ... read more

Top 10: Editor Choices for 2016

Posted on December 29, 2016 at 09:00 AM by Josh Duke

Earlier this week, I unveiled our reader's most popular stories on the Hendricks County Insider blog in 2016 based on total views, but I wanted to take a different approach today by sharing some of my favorites while giving you a glimpse of what ... read more

Top 10: Ways to Stay Busy Over Christmas Break

Posted on December 14, 2016 at 01:00 PM by Crystal Paschal

My kids will be on a break from school soon, and that means it will be my job to keep them occupied all day. Usually the first few days are fun and exciting, and then I start to hear: "Mom! I'm bored!" After that comes the fighting and ... read more

Weekend Primer: Oct. 28-30

Posted on October 26, 2016 at 12:17 AM by Stephanie Porter

There's no need to fret about Halloween falling on a week night. Here in Hendricks County, there are plenty of ways to celebrate this weekend. Trick-or-treating through park trails, symphony sounds and fall festivities with your pup in tow are ... read more

Indoor Fitness Options in Hendricks County

Posted on October 25, 2016 at 07:10 AM by Beth Fife

Fitness and healthy activities are important year round. However, staying active during the colder months is essential for maintaining a strong immune system, burning calories to avoid that holiday/winter weight gain, and releasing those ... read more

Improved Fall Colors Festival Coming to McCloud

Posted on October 13, 2016 at 02:13 AM by Eric Ivie

One of the best parts of autumn is the burst of color across the landscape created by fall foliage. On Oct. 22 at McCloud Nature Park , you and your family can immerse yourself in one of the most colorful spots in Hendricks County during the Fall ... read more

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