Parks and Recreation

                                  We've Moved !    Please find us at our new location -                                    1200 N Salisbury St,  West Lafayette, IN  47906, (765) 775-5110

                                              Parks and Recreation Class Offerings                                                 (formerly held at Morton Community Center) have MOVED!

                   Construction for the renovated West Lafayette City Hall (formerly                      Morton Community Center) will begin soon!

Parks and Recreation activities, both classes and rentals, are currently in session   at HAPPY HOLLOW COMPLEX (1200 N Salisbury St, West Lafayette).

                          Approximate Building Hours at HAPPY HOLLOW COMPLEX:                                   Mon-Fri - 8 am-9:30 pm, Sat - 9 am-1 pm, Sun - Closed

Mission Statement

The mission of West Lafayette Parks and Recreation Department is to enhance the quality of life in the city by providing the best possible recreational facilities and programs for its citizens through effective management of natural, human, and financial resources. 

The City's parks encompass more than 464 acres of recreational areas, picnic grounds, nature trails and accessible playgrounds.  The 15 park properties include Celery Bog Nature Area (195 acres and Lilly Nature Center), Happy Hollow Park (81 acres), Cumberland Park (62 acres), Tapawingo Park (20 acres and Riverside Skating Center), Morton Community Center and the Municipal Pool.  The Recreation Department offers a wide range of community activities and classes year-round at the Happy Hollow Complex and at local schools.  The Department, along with the City, host the Global Fest, a community-wide celebration of our community's diversity.  The Department has 18 full time and more than 75 seasonal and part-time employees.
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Children & Nature Network - Building a Movement to Reconnect Children with Nature http://www.childrenandnature.ning.com

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1200 N Salisbury St
West Lafayette, IN 47906

  • Office: (765) 775-5110
  • Office Fax: (765) 807-0097
  • TTY: 711
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  • Office Hours:
    Monday - Friday
    8 am - 4:30 pm

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