recreation

Where to Get Wet This Summer

Posted on May 16, 2017 at 03:00 PM by Josh Duke

With the opening of the Watermill Splash Pad this past weekend, the warmer weather setting in and Memorial Day approaching fast, it seems like a perfect time to remind both visitors and locals of the places in Hendricks County where you can cool off, ... read more
If you're a fan of the great outdoors, we have some exciting news involving a few of our parks here in Hendricks County . There are two new programs being offered this summer by Hendricks County Parks & Recreation , as well as a new park ... read more

Weekend Primer: April 28-30

Posted on April 26, 2017 at 03:00 PM by Eric Ivie

The weekend is on the horizon! If you find yourself looking for something to do this weekend, we have plenty of reasons to visit Hendricks County including drag racing, an opportunity for gardeners, a family-friendly festival, a 5K run/walk and a ... read more

Kid's Planet Opens in Brownsburg

Posted on April 24, 2017 at 01:00 PM by Crystal Paschal

As the mom of two young boys, there is one thing that I often long for but very rarely get...silence. My little guys are loud and energetic, which is awesome! But sometimes, this mom needs a break. I am always looking for places where they can get ... read more

Weekend Primer: April 21-23

Posted on April 20, 2017 at 10:00 AM by Stephanie Porter

The weather has been amazing and although the fair and festival season is not yet upon us, there are a couple of great opportunities to enjoy the changing season this weekend. So, the Weekend Primer is officially back for 2017 providing your weekly ... read more

Why You Should Consider A Sodalis Nature Park Adventure

Posted on March 28, 2017 at 01:00 PM by Beth Fife

My family and I had never visited Sodalis Nature Park , 7700 S. County Road 975 East, Plainfield, so we went to explore on a warmish Saturday earlier this month. My daughter needed to collect natural items for a school project, and my husband and I ... read more

B&O Trail Expands West in Brownsburg

Posted on March 17, 2017 at 09:00 AM by Crystal Paschal

Local runners, walkers and cyclists are probably already familiar with the B&O Trail . It's a scenic and safe place to get outside and get active. 2017 has brought expansions to the trail making it better than before with even more ... read more

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

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