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Watkins Park: A Welcome Respite Among Downtown Indianapolis Parks

Also known as the Northwestern Community Center, Watkins Park has served the Indianapolis community as a family center for more than 70 years. Located in downtown Indianapolis, near Circle Center Mall, Watkins Park is a relaxing getaway from the Indianapolis business atmosphere near Monument Circle.

Beautiful views of the Indianapolis skyline can be seen from Watkins Park, making it the perfect location for weddings, parties or any Indianpolis event. The park and its facilities can be rented for special occasions.

Indianapolis children come to Watkins Park to enjoy the playground and indoor gymnasium. Watkins Park isn’t just for kids though, Indianapolis sports lovers can visit the park to play on one of the four tennis courts, outdoor basketball courts, or the softball, baseball and foodball fields. For more things to do in Indianapolis, Watkins Park features horseshoe pits and a game room.

Watkins Park stretches 21-acres, and was founded in 1939. Several youth programs and services are offered at the park and the Family Center. For more information about how to get your child involved in little league sports, academic or entertaining programs, visit them online.

Family Center Hours:
Monday through Friday – 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Closed Sundays

Watkins Park
2360 Martin Luther King Jr. St
Indianapolis, IN 46202
317.327.7175