Parks and Recreation

WELCOME

Lafayette Parks and Recreation is dedicated to providing quality leisure services to the citizens we serve. 
Please contact us if you have any questions, concerns or suggestions regarding our parks, facilities or programs by calling (765) 807-1500. 
The Administrative Office is located in the renovated Columbian Park Boathouse just off Scott Street, adjacent to the Rush Pavilion. 
Parking is conveniently located near the office.

January News

Memorial Island

We want to hear from you! 

The Parks Department is currently seeking public input for the Memorial Island Renovation Project. An online survey will be available from January 21, 2015 until January 31, 2015.  
Please take a moment to complete the following online survey: 
Your feedback is appreciated!
 

Employment Opportunities

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Looking for a summer job?

The Parks Department is now hiring for summer seasonal positions! 
Online applications can be found here*: http://www.lafayette.in.gov/employment/  
*Under Forms & Applications, choose the Parks Seasonal Application.









Department News

  • 2015 Junior Zookeeper Application Packet
    Published: Monday, January 05, 2015
    2015 Junior Zookeeper Program INFORMATION About the Program The Junior Zookeeper (JZK) program is designed for students 14-17 years of age who have a desire to learn about how zoos care for and main...
  • 2015 Zoo Spring Break Camp Registration Form
    Published: Friday, January 02, 2015
    How to Register for Spring Camp: 1. Read the Education Programs Participation Agreement. Retain this document for your records. 2. 3. Complete the 2015 Spring Camp Registration Form. Use a separate ...
  • 2015 Zoo Summer Camp Registration Packet
    Published: Friday, January 02, 2015
    How to Register for Summer Zoo Camp: 1. 2. 3. Read the Education Programs Participation Agreement. Retain this document for your records. Complete your 2015 Zoo Camp Registration Form. Use a separat...
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