River Heritage Park to Close on or After March 28 for Planned Improvements
On or after March 28, River Heritage Park will close to undergo planned improvements as part of Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation’s Reimagining Parks initiative. Through this initiative, CCPR is working to update and enhance existing parks to make them more accessible, safer, and available year-round.
River Heritage Park has a legacy of inclusion. When the park was developed in the late ’90s, it was one of the first wheelchair-accessible playgrounds in the state of Indiana. Park updates will continue CCPR’s dedication to inclusive play. Improvements include wheelchair-accessible playground features, sensory-friendly interpretive signage, ADA-accessible trails and boardwalks with overlooks on the White River, and more. The park is anticipated to reopen after construction is completed in winter 2022.
Improvements to River Heritage Park are funded through the Clay Township Impact Program. Thanks to this program, Clay Township has helped renovate six parks in our community. These improvements will provide benefits for all Township residents, schools, and businesses, and make our community a better place to live, work and play. To learn more about all the parks being reimagined, visit carmelclayparks.com/reimagining-parks.