INDIANAPOLIS – Indy Parks held an open home Saturday to welcome the Broad Ripple neighborhood to the brand new Broad Ripple Household Middle.
From 9 a.m. to five p.m., guests had been supplied excursions, free giveaways from native companies and companions, well being sources, pattern courses and extra.
Among the many guests had been residents of the realm, together with households and youngsters.
Connie Runkle “it offers us much more alternative to work together with different folks locally and be extra lively, particularly when the skin climate is cooler now we have an indoor alternative stroll out.”
The brand new heart has an indoor strolling observe, gymnasium, train rooms, a kids’s play space, celebration rooms and different facilities together with a multi-disciplinary care web site operated by Group Well being.
The middle is open Monday by Friday from 9 a.m. to eight p.m., on Saturday 9 a.m. to five p.m. and is closed on Sundays.
“It’s sort of one of many coolest issues Indy Parks has performed on the north facet shortly,” Broad Ripple resident Abby Hunt stated. “I grew up right here and I went to Broad Ripple Highschool. It’s simply good to have one thing that’s stunning, straightforward to entry and is inexpensive. And that you just really feel like ‘I can drop the youngsters off.’”
In response to the Middle’s Assistant Supervisor Ashley Greene, the youngsters’s play space shall be open to the general public throughout common hours and can cost a two-dollar payment to insure the Park’s staff can monitor kids.
Open fitness center shall be supplied to kids below 12 at no cost and for youth 13-17 for $1. Drop-in open fitness center use shall be $3 for adults and membership is out there for $15.
The strolling observe can also be open to the general public freed from cost.
Greene says to test the Middle’s Facebook or Indyparks.gov for updates on upcoming particular occasions resembling an Easter Gingerbread Home occasion and an Easter egg hunt.