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​General Information

The Indy Parks summer day camp program offers swimming, arts, nature, science, and sports and recreation. All camps follow a set of high program standards and are accredited by the American Camp Association (ACA). Limited scholarships are offered based on financial need. The scholarship program is not available at the Garfield Park Arts Center Camps. 

Download a PDF of offerings.pdf.pdf

Registration begins on Monday, January 23 at 8 a.m. 

Three ways to register:
2. Call (317) 327-PARK​​​​
3. Visit the Customer Service Center at Riverside Park
1720 Burdsal Parkway
Indianapolis, IN 46208
Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.  

2017 Summer Day Camp Sites 

Broad Ripple Park

1550 Broad Ripple Ave • 327-7161

Christian Park

4200 English Ave • 327-7163

Douglass Park

1616 E. 25th St • 327-7174

Eagle Creek Earth Discovery Center

5901 Delong Road • 327-7148

Eagle Creek Ornithology Center

6515  Delong Road • 327-2473

Ellenberger Park

5301 Saint Clair St • 327-7176

Garfield Park Arts Center

2432 Conservatory Dr • 327-7135

Garfield Park Burello Family Center

2345 Pagoda Dr • 327-7220

Holliday Park

6363 Spring Mill Road • 327-7180

Krannert Park

605 S. High School Rd.  327-7375

Rhodius Park

1720 W. Wilkins St • 327-7191

Riverside Park

2420 N. Riverside E. Dr •327-7171

Southeastway Park

5624 S. Carroll Road • 327-4834


Registration Forms:

Why should my camp be ACA Accredited? 

 Registration Details 

- All registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
- Accepted forms of payment include: Cash, Check (payable to Indy Parks), Visa, Mastercard, and American Express & Discover.
- To secure your camper's spot, you must complete all registration forms and pay a $15 non-refundable registration fee per registered week per child at the time of registration. The remaining balance will be due by 6 p.m. on Wednesday before the week of camp begins. Failure to meet the wednesday payment deadline will result in your child's name being removed from the registration list. Some specialty camps require payment in full at registration.   

Day Camp Refund Policy

Indy Parks will issue a full refund if the camp is cancelled. If a camper is withdrawn from camp, notice must be received two weeks prior to the first day of camp. A refund will be given minus a $15.00 fee, per camp, per camper. If a participant has to transfer to a different week of camp, there will a $15.00 fee, per camp, per camper for all camps at Holliday, Eagle Creek and Southeastway Parks. If a medical emergency occurs after the two-week deadline, a refund minus the $15.00 fee will be issued. A written note is required from a physician for medical emergencies. All refunds could take up to six weeks. 


All Indy Parks Day Camp Counselors have received more than 30 hours of camp programming training prior to camp, and over the age of 16. All counselors are certified in CPR and First Aid, and have been screened through a complete background and criminal history check. All staff gave been selected for their experience, special talents, sensitivity, and creativity.