Beautiful parks, trails and outdoor spaces make our communities more vibrant places to live, work and play—and Hendricks County has some of the best amenities our great state has to offer!
Our mission at the Parks Foundation of Hendricks County is to ensure the livelihood and longevity of our community’s incredible parks. We do this by raising funds to enhance the cultural, recreational and natural resources of Hendricks County public parks.
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From high school and college positions at Gill Family Aquatic Center in Danville, Lora Helmick charted her parks and recreation career path early. She always wanted to be the director of a parks department, and for the last six years, that’s exactly the role she’s...
Half a century...nearly 50 years. That’s how long Parks Foundation of Hendricks County Board Member Leon Younger has been involved in the park and recreation industry. So, to say we are fortunate to have him as a board member would be an understatement. Not only does...
We’re telling ‘Our Park and Recreation Story’ this July Since 1985, America has celebrated July as the nation’s official Park and Recreation Month. Created by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), Park and Recreation Month specifically highlights the...
From installing splash pads and updating playgrounds to planting trees and funding educational programs, the Parks Foundation of Hendricks County is committed to providing important resources to parks throughout our entire community.