Parks and Recreation


While the entrance to the park is now open, construction continues.  Please proceed with caution.  Both playgrounds are finished and open for play. 

We've Moved

Please find us at our new location

1200 N Salisbury St

West Lafayette, IN  47906

Parks and Recreation Activities

(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-12 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 Morton Center 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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Contact Us

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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