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CCPR to Host Annual Monon Mixer Events this Summer

Mark your calendars: Monon Mixers are back! These adult-only, after-hours events are hosted at The Waterpark in Carmel, 1195 Central Park Dr. W.

Mixers will be held throughout the summer on June 16, July 1, July 15, July 28, and August 4. These events are for adults over the age of 21 and will take place from 8 –10:00 p.m.

The event costs $20 per person and includes access to all The Waterpark’s features like the lazy river, adventure slides, and FlowRider® as well as planned activities throughout the night like aqua Zumba® and log rolling.

Alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase from a variety of local vendors, in addition to concessions. The Waterpark staff reminds guests to please drink responsibly.

In case of inclement weather, guests will be automatically enrolled in the next Mixer offered. If there is inclement weather on the day of the final Mixer (August 4), a refund will be issued.

Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation (CCPR) holds the Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management by the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA) in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) for parks serving populations of 75,001 to 150,000. As an accredited agency, the department serves the recreation, fitness and nature needs of the community, manages and develops existing spaces and resources and creates a sustainable future for parks and recreation programs through a financially viable and environmentally conscious parks system.

CCPR manages and maintains more than 500 park acres and numerous recreation facilities, including the Monon Community Center and The Waterpark. In addition, CCPR has partnered with Carmel Clay Schools to establish Extended School Enrichment (ESE), a before and after-school care program for K-6 students located at all eleven Carmel elementary schools. The Summer Camp Series is a component of ESE that offers 12 different summer camps accommodating children ages 5-15. For more information, visit carmelclayparks.com.