Municipal Gardens

Historic family center and fishing pier on a river bend

With a free splash pad, fishing pier overlooking the river, playground, and an indoor family center, Municipal Gardens is the perfect place for families and younger guests. Shelters make this park an ideal site for larger gatherings.

Park Location

1831 Lafayette Road, Indianapolis, IN


Full Park Details

All IndyParks properties are open sunrise to sunset every day. Hours of individual facilities or ticketed venues or activities may vary.

Family Center Hours (based on season):

Sunday, closed
Monday, 1 – 9 pm
Tuesday, 10 am – 9 pm
Wednesday, 1 – 9 pm
Thursday, 10 am – 9 pm
Friday, 2 – 9 pm
Saturday, 11 am – 4 pm

Park Activities


This park has accessibility features.

Family or Recreation Center

An indoor facility for recreation and community programming.

Family Friendly

Family Friendly

Get In Touch

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