Parks and Recreation


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 at 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.

Online Reservations

Armstrong Shelter

Reserve a shelter or building online!

Lafayette Parks & Recreation now offers online reservations!
 Online registration requests can be made here:  

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*:  
*Under Forms & Applications, choose the Parks Seasonal Application.

Department News

  • 2015 Art in the Park
    Published: Monday, April 06, 2015
    NEWS RELEASE Alexandra DeWitt Support Services Coordinator FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 6, 2015 Musicians, Artists, and Vendors Sought for 2015 Art in the Park Summer Series ...
  • 2013-2014 Biennial Report
    Published: Monday, March 16, 2015
    2013 Annual Report City of Lafayette, Indiana Parks and Recreation Department 2013 Annual Report Table of Contents Lafayette Board of Parks and Recreation ..............................................
  • 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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