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Strive to enrich the quality of life and well-being of our citizens, visitors, and future generations by creating opportunities for each to learn, grow, and play through use of our various parks and recreation programs.
To continuously improve and plan for future growth and expansion of our parks, special use venues, facilities, open spaces, walking trails, and recreational programs.

Creating Community Through Parks, Programs, and the People We Serve.


City of New Albany, IN - Parks and Recreation Ordinances

  • Title IX: General Regulations
  • 98. Parks and Recreation
As we strive to meet our mission and vision we are always accepting of community involvment whether it be through volunteerism or various donations.  For more information on how to get involved, please call us at 812-949-5448 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Click Here for the City of New Albany Fall Brochure 2014

The News & Tribune met up with Parks Director Alicia Meredith and wrote an article about the progress the Parks Department has made over the last year. Click here to see what they had to say!

Click here to see what's going on in our parks!

Coming Soon....
Silver Street Park- 2043 Silver

Our newly developed sports facility and park is projected to be open in January of 2015.  The park will house a 50 yard by 50 yard indoor sports turf and concessions along with several outdoor features such as a football/soccer stadium with a pressbox, bleachers, lights, and scoreboards, two basketball courts, skate park, splash pad, playground, 1/2 mile walking path, 3 shelters, and an entertainment pavillion.  This is the perfect venue for camps, practices, games, various leagues (soccer, wiffle ball, kick ball, volleyball, etc), running/walking, corporate outings, and so on and on.

New Albany Public Pool- 224 W. Daisy Lane
Having already broken ground, the New Albany Public Pool (official name not yet determined), will have a swimming and wading pool with a large steamboat play feature, splash pad, lazy river, 4 slides, one of which is a large bowl that spins you around and drops you from the middle into the water, lounge chairs, Funbrellas, and concessions.Capacity levels...Activity Pool- 667, Wading Pool- 161, Lazy River- 550, Total- 1,378.  


New Albany Parks & Recreation Department - 2005 E. Market Street
The New Albany Parks and Recreation Department headquarters, formally known as the Bud Flynn Center, is adjacent to Bicknell Park.  It is used as the Parks and Recreation Department's main office and meeting space.

Park - 711 Hildreth Street
Anderson Park is the home of our USSSA and NSA adult softball leagues and tournaments.  It covers a span of 4.85 acres holding three 300 feet softball fields.  Each is equipped with lighting, scoreboards, covered dugouts, a scorer’s box, and bleachers for fan seating.  To accommodate our teams and spectators, there is a concession stand with covered seating for eating and two restroom facilities.

Bicknell Park - 315 Silver Street
A small and quaint park at 5.2 acres, Bicknell Park has a lot to offer citizens.  It has a covered shelter for picnic lunches and dinners, 2 basketball goals, open space, a well lit paved walkway around the park, and a playground offering fun for all ages.

Billy Herman Park - 600 Scribner Drive
This location is the "Home of New Albany Youth League Baseball and Fastpitch."  Billy Herman Park sits on 5.2 acres, has 4 baseball fields of differing sizes, a batting cage, pressbox, concessions stand, restrooms, bleachers, a paved walking path, and is adjacent to Anderson Park.

Binford Park - 1701 Graybrook Lane
Binford Park is one of our larger parks sitting on 18.8 acres and is most well known and used for its football field and soccer field. Other spaces offered are basketball goals, 2 horseshoe pits, a playground, and a covered shelter. Renovation and the redevelopment of this park are in the works.  Upon completion there will be various youth soccer fields, perfect for tournaments, leagues, and practices.  Fields included four U5/6, one U7/8, two U10, and two U12.  

Cannon Acres Soccer Field - 1933 Budd Road
Cannon Acres Sports Fields cover 28 acres that are designated primarily for soccer.  This park offers an expansive flat grass space set within rolling topography and suburban neighborhoods. 

Cherry Valley Golf Course - 600 Cherry Street
Built in 1932, this 9 hole par 3 golf course is perfect for a shorter round of golf following a hard day at work. It is open to all golfers. 
Come out and enjoy a great round of golf at Cherry Valley Golf Course located in New Albany, Indiana. Please see the link above or the schedules tab for rates.

Division Street Park - 1728 Division Street
Offering a small fenced in area with 2 basketball goals and .15 acres of turf, Division Street Park is a great place for those who want to get out and shoot hoops or play a pick-up game.  It is located next to the historic Division Street School.

Fairmont Park - 1725 Abbie Dell (Abbeydell Avenue)
Fairmont Park is a 2.5 acres park attached to Fairmont Elementary School. The park features a shelter with 6 picnic tables, 2 practice ball fields, 2 playgrounds, and a paved lighted walk way around the entire park.

Griffin Recreation Center - 1140 Griffin Street
Griffin Street Center is our main recreational facility that serves the community through various programs and activities for people of all ages.  From Zumba, to our seniors club, to our after school program for children to interact, learn, play, have an after school snack, and a bit of fun, the Griffin Street Center has something to offer everyone.  The various areas include 2 restroom facilities, an indoor gymnasium, a softball field, 2 basketball goals, 1 volleyball court, a mini disc golf course, and 2 horseshoe pits all on 5.5 total acres. The gym and kitchen are available to the public to be rented for special occasions.  Gym capacity...with tables and chairs- 375, with chairs only- 804, standing room only- 1125.

Joe Kraft Park - 500 W 7th Street
Joe Kraft Park serves primarily its surrounding neighborhood.  In addition to it's .68 acres, it has a playground, practice ball field, and 2 basketball goals. Falling Run Creek runs through the park, which has 1,000 linear feet of bank within its boundaries. 

Millerwood Park - 1759 Millerwood Drive
Millerwood Park is a neighborhood park  with a playground and a basketball goal. It has a lot of creek frontage with 3 footbridges making this well shaded, peaceful park easily accessible from anywhere in the neighborhood.

Ritter Park - 1218 Culbertson Avenue
Ritter Park, with 1.55 acres of space is located just east of S. Ellen Jones Elementary School.  Ritter Park includes a playground, large covered shelter, two basketball goals, park benches, a volleyball court, paved walking path around the park and the perfect amount of green space for a family game of two-hand touch football.

Sertoma Park - 1315 Mill Lane
One of our larger green spaces, Sertoma Park has a secluded and relaxed atmosphere perfect for family reunions and business gatherings. Within it's 5.67 acres, it has covered shelter, playground, a basketball court, a volleyball court, a practice ball field, 2 horseshoe pits, and a restroom.  Sertoma is ideal for the community and the quiet neighborhood it serves off of Slate Run.

Valley View Golf Course - 3748 Lawrence Banet Road, Floyds Knobs, IN 47119
Valley View is an 18 hole course that serves golfers within approximately a one hour radius of its location in Floyds Knobs. Spanning over 200 acres, this course includes a golf shop and clubhouse and is perfect for a business golf outing or your daily and weekend round of golf.  Please see the link above for more rates and more details.

City of New Albany Parks & Recreation

New Albany Parks & Recreation Office • 2005 E. Market Street • New Albany, IN 47150
Phone: 812-949-5448 / Fax: 812-949-5449
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Griffin Activity Center • 1140 Griffin Street • New Albany, IN 47150
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