Parks and Recreation

Park Board meetings are on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in Birch Bayh Community Center.

Board members

Jim Rebuck, President

Sheila McPhearson, Vice President

James Griffin, Secretary

Jon Ash, School Board Appointment

Bev Austin, Library Board Appointment

 

Youth Fields

Babe Ruth Baseball

Youth Football Field

Girls Softball

Little League Baseball Field

Minor League Baseball Field

 

Birch Bayh Community Building

715 north 19th Street
Elwood, IN 46036

 

The Parks of Elwood

Callaway Park

Address: 1135 North 19th Street

Owner and Manager: City of Elwood

Facility Type: Park/Recreation Area

Area Type: Municipal

Public Access: Full

ADA Accessible: Completely

Time Open: Year-round

Fees: None

Pets Allowed: Yes

Total Acres: 38.65

Land Acres: 38.65

Park Accommodations: Flush Toilets, 2 Accessible Restrooms, Food Concessions

Educational or Community Facilities: Built Amphitheater/Bandshell, Historical/Cultural Site Marker, Senior Center

 

Picnic and Playground Areas

Amenity Yes No Number Capacity

Accessible

(number)

Picnic Area X   20    
Picnic Tables X   159    
Grills X   14    
Shelters X   3    
Playgrounds X   3    
Open Space

X

  2 acres    

 

Athletic Areas

Amenity Regulation (no lighting) Lit Multi-use(check if applicable)
Disc Golf
Dog Park
Fields
Baseball fields 2
Softball fields
Batting Cages
Soccer fields
Football fields
Track
Wheeled sports
BMX
Skating ring
Skateboard 1
General Use
Multi-use fields
Courts
Basketball 2
Tennis
Wall Courts
Volleyball 1
Horseshoes
Shuffleboard

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Joseph Morris Memorial Park

Address: Corner of North Short 12th Street and North H Street

Owner and Manager: City of Elwood

Facility Type: Park/Recreation Area

Area Type: Municipal

Public Access: Full

ADA Accessible: Completely

Time Open: Year-round

Fees: None

Pets Allowed: Yes

Total Acres: 0.8

Land Acres: 0.8

Park Accommodations: Primitive/No Amenities

 

Picnic and Playground Areas

Amenity Yes No Number Capacity Accessible(number)
Picnic Areas X
Picnic Tables X
Grills X
Shelters X
Playgrounds X 1
Open Space X

 

Athletic Areas

Amenity Regular (no lighting) Lit Multi-use(check, if applicable)
Disc Golf      
Dog Park      
Fields      
Baseball fields      
Softball fields      
Batting Cages      
Soccer fields      
Football fields      
Track      
Wheeled Sports      
BMX      
Skating Ring      
Skateboard      
General Use      
Multi-use      
Courts      
Basketball   2  
Tennis      
Wall Courts      
Volleyball      
Horseshoes      
Shuffleboard      

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Kiwanis Park

Address: Mid-Block of South G Street between South 22nd Street and South 24th Street

Owner and Manager: City of Elwood

Facility Type: Park/Recreation Area

Area Type: Municipal

Public Access: Full

ADA Accessible: Completely

Time Open: Year-round

Fees: None

Pets Allowed: Yes

Total Acres: 1.34

Land Acres: 1.34

Park Accommodations: Primitive/No Amenities

 

Picnic and Playground Areas

Amenity Yes No Number Capacity Accessible(number)
Picnic Areas X
Picnic Tables X
Grills X
Shelters X
Playgrounds X 1
Open Space X 0.9 acres

 

Athletic Areas

Amenity Regular (no lighting) Lit Multi-use(check, if applicable)
Disc Golf      
Dog Park      
Fields      
Baseball fields 1 (back stop only)    
Softball fields      
Batting Cages      
Soccer fields      
Football fields      
Track      
Wheeled Sports      
BMX      
Skating Ring      
Skateboard      
General Use      
Multi-use      
Courts      
Basketball   1  
Tennis      
Wall Courts      
Volleyball      
Horseshoes      
Shuffleboard      

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Rock Garden Park

Address: Corner of North 16th Street

Owner and Manager: City of Elwood

Facility Type: Park/Recreation Area

Area Type: Municipal

Public Access: Full

ADA Accessible: Completely

Time Open: Year-round

Fees: None

Pets Allowed: Yes

Total Acres: 6.97

Land Acres: 6.97

Park Accommodations: Primitive/No Amenities

 

Picnic and Playground Areas

Amenity Yes No Number Capacity Accessible(number)
Picnic Areas X
Picnic Tables X
Grills X
Shelters X
Playgrounds X
Open Space X 6.97 acres

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South P Athletic Fields (Disc Golf Course)

Address: NW Corner of Glenview Drive and South P Street

Owner and Manager: City of Elwood

Facility Type: Park/Recreation Area

Area Type: Municipal

Public Access: Full

ADA Accessible: Limited

Time Open: Year-round

Fees: None

Pets Allowed: Yes

Total Acres: 19.23

Land Acres: 19.23

Park Accommodations: Flush Toilets, Food Concessions

 

Athletic Areas

Amenity Regular (no lighting) Lit Multi-use(check, if applicable)
Disc Golf 1    
Dog Park      
Fields      
Baseball fields 1  
Softball fields      
Batting Cages      
Soccer fields      
Football fields 1    
Track      
Wheeled Sports      
BMX      
Skating Ring      
Skateboard      
General Use      
Multi-use      
Courts      
Basketball    
Tennis      
Wall Courts      
Volleyball      
Horseshoes      
Shuffleboard      

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Washington Park

Address: Corner of North A Street and North 7th Street

Owner and Manager: City of Elwood

Facility Type: Park/Recreation Area

Area Type: Municipal

Public Access: Full

ADA Accessible: Completely

Time Open: Year-round

Fees: None

Pets Allowed: Yes

Total Acres: 0.85

Land Acres: 0.85

Park Accommodations: Primitive/No Amenities

 

Picnic and Playground Areas

Amenity Yes No Number Capacity Accessible(number)
Picnic Areas X
Picnic Tables X
Grills X
Shelters X
Playgrounds X 1
Open Space X 0.15 acres

 

Athletic Areas

Amenity Regular (no lighting) Lit Multi-use(check, if applicable)
Disc Golf    
Dog Park      
Fields      
Baseball fields 1  
Softball fields      
Batting Cages      
Soccer fields      
Football fields    
Track      
Wheeled Sports      
BMX      
Skating Ring      
Skateboard      
General Use      
Multi-use      
Courts      
Basketball 1  
Tennis      
Wall Courts      
Volleyball      
Horseshoes      
Shuffleboard      

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Wendell Wilkie and 14th Street Park

Address: Intersection of State Road 13 and North E Street

Owner and Manager: City of Elwood

Facility Type: Park/Recreation Area

Area Type: Municipal

Public Access: Full

ADA Accessible: Completely

Time Open: Year-round

Fees: None

Pets Allowed: Yes

Total Acres: 4.85

Land Acres: 4.85

Park Accommodations: Primitive/No Amenities, Food Concessions

Educational or Community Facilities: Historical/Cultural Site Marker

 

Picnic and Playground Areas

Amenity Yes No Number Capacity Accessible(number)
Picnic Areas X 1 1
Picnic Tables X 1
Grills X
Shelters X 1
Playgrounds X 1
Open Space X

 

Athletic Areas

Amenity Regular (no lighting) Lit Multi-use(check, if applicable)
Disc Golf    
Dog Park      
Fields      
Baseball fields 1  
Softball fields      
Batting Cages      
Soccer fields      
Football fields    
Track      
Wheeled Sports      
BMX      
Skating Ring      
Skateboard      
General Use      
Multi-use      
Courts      
Basketball    
Tennis      
Wall Courts      
Volleyball      
Horseshoes      
Shuffleboard