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“To enhance the quality of life in Brownsburg and further its economic development goals to create a community of choice to live, work, and play now and for future generations.”
“To maximize resources in providing beautiful parks, recreation activities, and facilities to the Brownsburg community that enhances the residents' health and promotes economic vitality for long-term sustainability.”

Brownsburg Parks manages almost 250 acres of park land and open space and offers a variety of recreation programs, activities, and special events each year. In 2014, more than 70,000 registered for park programs, took part in free events and activities, or used park amenities.

Brownsburg Parks is your place to find affordable, wholesome family fun and entertainment, personal development through enrichment, physical activity and healthy lifestyle activities, and social interaction with other community members.

We encourage you to take the chance to browse through our updated website whether it be to learn more about our mission or register for the services that we offer throughout the year to youth, adults, and families. Or to find out more about where Brownsburg Parks is headed in the future with information such as our strategic business plan or the many projects we have underway in the system including the conceptual drawings of a new community park to be developed in the coming years.

We are excited about the changes happening in your parks and hope you are too. Let us know what you think. Thank you for choosing Brownsburg Parks for your leisure pursuits!
Socially - Parks and recreation strengthens community ties.
Physically - Parks and recreation engage all ages in healthy lifestyles.
Mentally - Parks and recreation provide enrichment opportunities all year for youth and adults.
Economically - Parks raise property values, recreation provides jobs to area youth, and special events contribute to the economic impact to local business.
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Philip Parnin,
Director of Parks & Recreation
326 N Green St
Brownsburg, IN 46112
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  • Phone: 
    (317) 858-4172
  • Fax: 
    (317) 858-6077
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  • Department Hours:
    8 AM - 4 PM Mon. - Fri.
    Closed Sat. and Sun.
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Are you going to enjoy the Watermill this Labor Day weekend?! It will stay open through September as long as the extended forecast looks warm. We will post an estimated closing date in as much advance notice as possible when it is determined by staff. ... See moreSee less

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UPDATE!: The Flying Toasters Concert has been rescheduled. They will play at the Pumpkin Smash Bash on October 3 at noon. Come enjoy the concert and activities from 11:00-3:00 on the Town Hall Green! ... See moreSee less

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Judy Van TreeseI love The Flying Toasters!1 day ago
Kaitlin CourtneyHere we go Lesley Keyes this sounds fun!1 day ago   ·  1

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*10/8 & Under Tennis* Tues/Thurs. Sept 8-30! Register online at and click the red "register" button. ... See moreSee less

We hope to see everyone at the Watermill Labor Day weekend! The Watermill will stay open through September as long as the extended forecast looks warm. We will post an estimated closing date in as much advance notice as possible when it is determined by staff. ... See moreSee less

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Megan FordYay!! Thank you :). We went last night and my kids loved the Watermill👍🏼. You did an awesome job, thanks to everyone involved.3 days ago   ·  1
Sarah RentschlerWe went Saturday & today. My kids love it. THANK YOU for all the hard work that went into this!3 days ago   ·  1
Dawn Such CimmermanIs the splashpad the Watermill?2 days ago
Brownsburg Parks and RecreationIt is so rewarding to see positive feedback and comments after this long process! None of it would have been possible without the support of the community! No joke.2 days ago   ·  9
Julie FieldsAwesome!!! My kids begged me to go last weekend and I know they will again this weekend also. Great job!!! Best splash park by far we have ever been to and we get around to lots of splash parks! Good stuff for big and little kids! Kudos!2 days ago   ·  3
Jamie ShultzBrooke Hinshaw Higgins did you see this yet?2 days ago   ·  1
Stacy Richardson PrestonMy family absolutely loves The Watermill! What a great addition to an already great park.2 days ago   ·  1
Rita Lawson LickliterThank you for making such a fun place for our kids!2 days ago   ·  1
Jenny Randall KnoxWe were there yesterday and although it was fun, it stopped working about 20minutes after we got there and wouldn't come back on. We were very disappointed and my son was upset we had to leave2 days ago
Tammy Braun BrayI am new to Brownsburg, where is the water mill located?2 days ago
Jameson HibbsYay!1 day ago   ·  1

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