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IUPUI students clear invasives

Big shout-out to IUPUI students from the Center for Earth and Environmental Science! Despite a cold drizzle, they removed invasive honeysuckle and winter creeper from the Broad Ripple Park 10 Acre Woods, thereby helping to keep the forest ecosystem native and … Continue reading

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Apply today! Indy Parks is hiring lifeguards

Indy Parks announces pay increase for summer aquatic positions! This summer, lifeguards will make $15 per hour, a $2 jump from last year and a $5 increase from 2016. Cashiers ($13/hr.), head lifeguards ($15.75/hr.), and pool managers ($16.50/hr.) are receiving … Continue reading

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Spring wildflowers will bloom again

Make sure you visit the 10-Acre Woods in Broad Ripple Park this spring! It is a quiet rejuvenating place for a walk (dog optional) or a jog along the trails. Each spring, the woods comes alive with blooming spring ephemeral … Continue reading

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Split rail fence project

Our new fence looks great, thanks to Troop 133! An Eagle Scout candidate from local BSA Troop 133 lead a much-needed project in Broad Ripple Park this past October. He and other volunteers removed the old split rail fence at … Continue reading

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popsicles & tree climbing

Today, the Friends of Broad Ripple Park helped support the Indiana Tree Climbing Competition! This event in the park brought professional climbers and arborists together to compete in various events, and they also offered a Kids Climb for youngsters. Kids … Continue reading

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