Reimagined Inlow and Meadowlark Parks Now Open
Inlow Park, located at 6310 E. Main Street, and Meadowlark Park, located at 450 Meadow Ln, are now open for the public to enjoy. As part of Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation’s Reimagining Parks initiative and the Clay Township Impact Program, these parks received a complete refresh in order to meet the needs of the growing local community.
Ribbon-cutting ceremonies with local officials and dignitaries will be held at a later date. Updates to Meadowlark Park and Inlow Park were made possible by the Clay Township Impact Program.
Inlow Park features an all-new splash pad, year-round restrooms, pickleball courts, an expanded parking lot, and two new picnic shelters.
The new splash pad is open daily from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. through Labor Day. Splash pad features can be activated using the hand or foot activation panels. Click here for splash pad safety and FAQs.
The park sports two outdoor pickleball courts that are open from sunrise to sunset. Play is first come, first serve and there is no charge to use the courts.
The two new shelters will be available for rent beginning in 2023.
Located west of the Monon Greenway and Arts & Design District just off Main Street, Meadowlark Park is a hidden gem that is destined to become a popular destination in the core of the city. While portions of the park remain under construction, some of the most exciting features are now open for the public to enjoy, including all-new playground equipment, pickleball courts, an accessible boardwalk, year-round restrooms, picnic shelters, and an expanded parking lot.
Reimagined play experience:
- The new “tree-tastic” playground equipment accommodates play for ages 2-12. With cues from the natural surroundings, the custom-designed play structures were crafted to look like artistic renderings of trees and shrubs.
- Pickleball courts will open on Friday, June 10. The park sports four outdoor pickleball courts that will be open from sunrise to sunset. Play is first come, first serve and there is no charge to use the courts.
Boardwalk & restored wetlands:
- The accessible boardwalk threads throughout the wetland area and allows park guests to get an up-close look at the animals and plants living here. Over the next 2-5 years the wetlands will come to life. Once established, the wetland will create a robust habitat for a variety of reptiles, fish, birds, and other creatures.
- A wheelchair-accessible fishing pier and trails on the west side of the park are currently under construction. A portion of the trails on the east side of the park near the boardwalk will be installed soon. Please respect all closure signage and fencing as we finish up this project.
- Shelters will be available for rent beginning in 2023.
- Full-court basketball court.