Category - recreation

Now that Spring has finally arrived in Central Indiana and warm weather is on it's way, it's time to enjoy spending time outdoors and exercising in the fresh air. Hendricks County offers beautiful parks and trails to explore. Run/walk events provide…

Weekend Primer: March 15-17

Monday, March 11, 2019 10:00 PM by Stephanie Porter

Man alive! The weekends always seem to pass so quickly. What's worse is finding out about an event after it has passed. So, with both in mind, we've put together a quick list of events and activities on the calendar for the coming weekend in…

Top Spring Break Options in Hendricks County

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 2:00 PM by Josh Duke

With Spring Break approaching for many kids and adults, we here at the Hendricks County Insider like to provide alternatives to the more expensive and distant spring break destinations. Yes, believe it or not, you can spend a long weekend or even a…

3 Healthy, Indoor Family Activities

Thursday, February 7, 2019 1:00 PM by Beth Fife

My 6-year-old daughter received a birthday invitation for a skating party at Hot Skates Roller Skating Center in Avon, Indiana. She was very excited, but then I saw a look of panic in her eyes as she stated she's never been roller skating. Then it…

It’s right around this time in January many of us are trying to beat the winter blues by thinking ahead to our spring, summer and fall vacations. The U.S. Travel Association is offering free resources for the third year in a row to celebrate National…

Top 25 Events in Hendricks County in 2019

Monday, January 28, 2019 3:00 PM by Eric Ivie

Visiting Hendricks County, Indiana , is a good idea anytime of the year because we have family-friendly fun here every month. So break out those 2019 calendars, and let's get to planning ahead for some great times! February Indiana Lyons vs. Akron…

Top 10: Reasons to Run/Walk in Hendricks County

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 2:00 AM by Beth Fife

Running or walking outdoors provides many health benefits for the body and mind. Parks and trail systems located throughout Hendricks County offer beautiful green space for outdoor activities. Put the two together, and runners and walkers of all…

My fellow blogger Becky Wilson-Lusk recently wrote about 8 Indoor Activities for the Kids in Hendricks County , so as the interim superintendent of Hendricks County Parks & Recreation , I thought I would complement Becky's post with one about 8 outdoor…