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Parks and Recreation Program and Event Changes

updated Tuesday, March 30 at 4 p.m.

Opening day for the Bloomington Community Farmers' Market is Saturday, April 3. Gathering size is limited, and the use of face coverings is required.

Opening day for the Griffy Lake Boathouse is Saturday, April 3. Watercraft rentals are available by reservation only.

Bryan Park Pool and Mills Pool are scheduled to open Monday, May 31.

The annual Children's Expo, postponed from last March to April 10, 2021, has been rescheduled for Saturday, July 24 at Switchyard Park.

The annual 50+ Expo, postponed from last May to November, has been rescheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 22 at Switchyard Park.

The Twin Lakes Recreation Center is accepting day use passes and applications for memberships; court and turf rentals resume with no spectators.

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


Parks and Recreation Facility Closures

Endwright East Community Center in College Mall is CLOSED. Endwright East is scheduling and conducting virtual and outdoor programs. For more information, see the March newsletter or visit the Endwright East website:

Allison-Jukebox Community Center is open for room rentals that adhere to maximum gathering sizes only, and for Kid City Summer Camps.

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.

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.

Twin Lakes Recreation Center


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

Facility Rentals


Rent space in a Bloomington Parks and Recreation facility, or a picnic shelter, garden plot, or the Department's mobile stage. Learn more about hosting special events in a city park.

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