Zionsville Parks: Green Glory in Zionsville, Indiana
The Zionsville Parks reflect the close-knit and family-oriented nature of the Zionsville, Indiana community. This Indianapolis suburb sees to it that its citizenry has more than its quota of beautiful recreational areas, true favorites of Zionsville attractions. Many of these natural sites attract Hoosiers from nearby Indy, which also boasts a long list of Indianapolis parks.
The Zionsville Parks and Recreation Department maintains some popular programs such as nature hikes, tennis lessons and garden plots available to the public. There are many other fun programs put in place by the community at large, which make excellent use of Zionsville Parks. Below is a list of some of those activities and a directory of Zionsville Parks.
|Starkey Nature Park – Just south of Zionsville, Starkey Park is the largest in the community. It provides many beautiful trails, picnic areas and educational programs.|
|Jennings Field – These ten acres just north of downtown Zionsville are given over to several athletic fields, a covered picnic area, playgrounds and a refreshment building.|
|Lincoln Park – Only one acre, this lovely emerald jewel resides in the heart of the village. It contains a picnic area, a fountain and a lovely gazebo frequently used for special events such as concerts and weddings. A memorial to President Abraham Lincoln bespeaks the park’s namesake.|
|Creekside Nature Park – Within its 18 acres, alongside which meanders the bubbling Eagle Creek, runs a trail that recently received a $62,800 grant for its development.|
|Mulberry Fields – The development of this 38-acre property is still in progress, to include skate and splash parks, trails, athletic fields and a sledding hill.|
|Zionsville Rail Trail – Running from the Nancy Burton Memorial Park to the Starkey Nature Park, the Zionsville Rail Trail also connects Mulberry Street to County Road 875 East. This major town artery is 3.5 miles long.|
|Lions Park – Maintained and operated by the Zionsville Lions Club, this is an enormous and popular recreational installation, containing a shelter house and covered picnic area, a gazebo, several lighted athletic fields and the central community building for the Lions Club.|
|Azionaqua Swim Club – This private, community based swim facility offers two pools, one for young kids and one for adults.|
|Village Corner – A charming little “pocket park” residing smack in the middle of downtown, this is where Santa Claus comes to share in the community Christmas celebration. The Village Corner also sports a historic marker and a nice carillon-clock.|
|Zionsville Golf Course – A public golf course with nine holes and challenges for all players, the Zionsville Golf Course is well-situated just north of town.|
|The Azionaqua Swim Club gives public swimming and lifeguard lessons and manages swim team competitions.|
|Soccer camps and games are managed by the Zionsville Youth Soccer Association.
PO Box 5041
Zionsville, IN 46077
|The local Boy’s and Girl’s Club offers all kinds of youth-oriented activities for kids from five to eighteen, from woodworking to computers.
Zionsville Boys and Girls Club
1575 Mulberry St
Zionsville, IN 46077
|The Zionsville Youth Football League and the Zionsville Little League are most active in the Zionsville Parks|
|Golf lessons and competitions are offered at the Zionsville Golf Course.
|The Village Garden Club puts on frequent outings and other programs of interest.
|The Y.M.C.A. presents a day camp at Lions Club Park during the summer.|
1075 Parkway Dr
Zionsville, IN 46077
See the Zionsville Parks website
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