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Indy Parks

Landmark for Peace Memorial in Dr Martin Luther King Jr Park
Landmark for Peace in Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park

Indy Parks and Recreation maintains 211 parks covering 11,254 acres (4,554 ha), 127 playgrounds, 155 sports fields, 135 miles (217 km) of trails, 23 recreation and nature centers, 23 spraygrounds, 20 aquatic centers, 13 golf courses, and four dog parks.

The department also provides 2,400 programs and classes annually. Indy has many beautiful parks to choose from and we hope you enjoy them!

Performing Arts

Indianapolis has a rich history of performing arts, from its world-class symphony orchestra to its renowned theatre companies. Below are a few major arts organizations in Indianapolis.

Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra

The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra is a world-class symphony orchestra that is the largest performing arts organization in Indiana. The ISO performs in Hilbert Circle Theatre and their music director is Krzysztof Urbanski.

Dance Kaleidoscope

Dance Kaleidoscope is Indiana's longest-dancing professional contemporary dance company since 1972, and is currently celebrating its 49th season. The professional ensemble consists of 14 talented dancers.

Indianapolis Opera

Indianapolis Opera is an opera company in Indianapolis, Indiana. The only professional opera company in Indiana, it hosts a number of fully staged productions each season in addition to supporting a Young Artist Program.

Indianapolis Repertory Theatre

Indiana Repertory Theatre is a professional regional theatre that began as a genuine repertory theatre with its casts performing in multiple shows at once. It has subsequently become a regional theatre and a member of the League of Resident Theatres.