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Parks and Recreation Program and Event Changes

updated Wednesday, Jan. 20 at 4:30 p.m.

Please continue to check back for an updated list of event and program cancellations.

The Frank Southern Ice Arena is CLOSED until further notice.

The Twin Lakes Recreation Center is open for members only until further notice.

Cascades Golf Course is open, with precautions in place. Tee times must be reserved in advance; to reserve a tee time, call (812) 349-3764 or reserve a tee time online

Playgrounds in City parks are open, with the exception of the playground at Olcott Park, which is closed until the rubber surfacing can be repaired; and the playground at Reverend Ernest D. Butler Park, which has been removed in preparation for the installation of new play equipment in 2021.

Water fountains have been shut off in all city parks. Modern restrooms are closed for the season; some parks have Porta Johns available for use. See a list of parks, trails, and facilities, and their amenities, here.


January Program Changes

  • Bloomington Youth Basketball Season 3, and Bloomington Youth Basketball Middle School, scheduled to begin Jan. 11 at the Twin Lakes Recreation Center, have been CANCELLED.
  • Boot Camp group exercise class at the Twin Lakes Recreation Center scheduled to begin Jan. 5, is CANCELLED. Other group exercise classes are offered virtually.
  • Excel Tae Kwon Do classes at the Twin Lakes Recreation Center scheduled to begin Jan. 5, are CANCELLED.


February Program Changes

  • Basketball Future Stars, scheduled to begin Feb. 3 at the Twin Lakes Recreation Center, is CANCELLED.

Parks and Recreation Facility Closures

Endwright East Community Center in College Mall is CLOSED. Endwright East is scheduling and conducting programming via Zoom for members, including offering free balance class videos through their website at
Twin Lakes Recreation Center is open for active, current members ONLY
Allison-Jukebox Community Center is open for room rentals that adhere to maximum gathering sizes only, and for Kid City Break Days.
Banneker Community Center is not open for drop-in visits; however, you can reserve a time and space in the building for gatherings, preschool play, use of the gym, and more. Use our online form to reserve a room at Banneker on weekdays between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Rose Hill Cemetery office is CLOSED.
Frank Southern Ice Arena is CLOSED.

Find more information about the Lower Cascades Park Road Conversion project

The Parks and Recreation Department provides essential services, facilities and programs necessary for the positive development and well-being of the community through the provision of parks, greenways, trails and recreational facilities while working in cooperation with other service providers in the community in order to maximize all available resources.

Bloomington Parks and Recreation is proud to be a CAPRA Accredited agency.

Upcoming Events

Winter Wander Challenge
Frank Southern Ice Arena CLOSED
Twin Lakes Recreation Center Open for Members Only
Winter Wander Challenge

Twin Lakes Recreation Center


A sports, fitness and recreation facility operated by the City of Bloomington Parks and Recreation Department.

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