Programs

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Programs

Greenways 101 for Families and Kids (Bikes)

Using a greenway can be confusing for those who haven’t used them or don’t use them often. This “class” is the perfect introduction for families and kids on how to safely use Indy Greenways.

The Indy Greenways Fall Cleanup

Looking for a way to stay active and make a difference in the community?Join us as we clean up Indy Greenways. The simple act of carrying along a garbage bag and picking up trash on your next visit can make a big difference.

Circle City Cycling Club - Cultural Trail

Join Indy Parks Staff as we lead a leisurely bicycle ride on the Cultural Trail!

Indy Greenways Art & Seek Tour

Indy Art & Seek is a self-guided public art tour featuring more than 100 engaging and accessible mini-installations, performances, literary pieces, and individual artworks along urban streets, as well as 6 large-scale installations in KIB GreenSpaces throughout Indianapolis.

Circle City Cycling Club - Broad Ripple Ride

Join Indy Parks Staff as we lead a leisurely bicycle ride from Broad Ripple Park to Riverside Park via the Canal Tow Path Trail!

Explore Indy Bike Ride | Riverside Adventure Park

Looking for a fun adventure to go on right here in your own hometown? Join Indy Parks & Nine13sports on Saturday, September 12th and explore Indy's White River Greenway on a guided bicycle tour!

Explore Indy Greenways- Johnson Road Trail/Fall Creek Greenway Family Bike Ride

Come explore one of Indy Greenways’ oldest and newest trails in this guided family ride on the new Johnson Road Trail and the Fall Creek Greenway in northeast Indianapolis.

Trail Tour at Four- White River Trail

Every Thursday at 4pm we will take you to and through one of the many trails in Indy. Tune in from the comfort of your own home with Facebook Live or meet us on the trail for a socially distanced ride.

Circle City Cycling Club - Johnson Road Trail

Join Indy Parks Staff as we lead a leisurely bicycle ride from 56th Street to 71st Street and back via the Fall Creek and (the newly finished) Johnson Road Trail!

Trail Tour at Four - Central Canal Towpath Facebook Live

Thursday, September 3 - We will start the ride in Broad Ripple and end at Riverside Park.

The Indy Greenways Bicentennial Challenge

We encourage everyone to get out and visit all of Indianapolis’ greenways as part of our year of celebrating the Centennial!

Circle City Cycling Club - Riverside Marina

Join Indy Parks Staff as we lead a leisurely bicycle ride from Riverside Marina to Indiana State Museum and back via the White River Trail!

Trail Tour at Four - Monon Trail Part Two

Thursday, August 27 - We will start the ride where we left off; halfway up the Marion County side of the Monon Trail. This ride will end at 96th street.

2020-2021 Indy Greenways Girl Scout Patch Program

The Indy Greenways patch is a local patch program that teaches central Indiana Girl Scouts about the Indy Greenways system.

(Virtual) Walk With a Doc on the Pleasant Run Greenway (1)

Join the Indianapolis Greenways Partnership and Eskenazi Health for our second virtual Walk With A Doc beginning on Saturday, August 8.

(Virtual) Walk With a Doc on the Fall Creek Greenway (1)

Taking a walk today and want some company? Take along Dr. Juan Carlos Venis (virtually), part of the Greenways Partnership and Eskenazi Health’s virtual Walk With a Doc program.

Trail Tour at Four - Monon Trail Part One

Thursday, August 20 - We will start the ride where we left off; the south entrance of the Monon Trail. Starting at 10th street and ending somewhere in the middle for an early dinner.

Circle City Cycling Club - Annual Membership

Need a way to stay active? Join the Circle City Cycling Club! Explore the city, make new friends, and stay healthy! Sign-ups begin this Friday, May 29!

Explore Indy Bike Ride | Pennsy Greenway

Looking for a fun adventure to go on right here in your own hometown? Join Indy Parks & Nine13sports on Saturday, August 15th and explore Indy's Pennsy Greenway on a guided bicycle tour!

Circle City Cycling Club - Ellenberger

Join Indy Parks Staff as we lead a leisurely bicycle ride from Ellenberger Park to Garfield Park via the Pleasant Run Trail!

Trail Tour at Four- Garfield Park to Monon Trail

Thursday, August 13 - We will start the ride where we left off, Garfield Park. From Garfield Park we will take the Pleasant Run Trail to the Curtural Trail and end our ride at the Monon Trail.

(Virtual) Walk With a Doc on the Pleasant Run Greenway

Join the Indianapolis Greenways Partnership and Eskenazi Health for our second virtual Walk With A Doc beginning on Saturday, August 8.

(Virtual) Walk With a Doc on the Fall Creek Greenway

Taking a walk today and want some company? Take along Dr. Juan Carlos Venis (virtually), part of the Greenways Partnership and Eskenazi Health’s virtual Walk With a Doc program.

Trail Tour at Four

In August, the Indianapolis Parks Foundation began its new virtual bike ride program called Trail Tour at Four.

Circle City Cycling Club - Broad Ripple Ride

Join Indy Parks Staff as we lead a leisurely bicycle ride from Broad Ripple Park to Riverside Park via the Canal Tow Path Trail!

Cancelled - Walk with a Doc on the White River Greenway

Dr. Daniel Pino, internist and pediatrician at Eskenazi Health Center Barton Annex and medical director of Eskenazi Health Lifestyle Health & Wellness Center, will lead a Walk with a Doc event on Saturday, March 28 on the White River Greenway.

Cancelled - Spring Family Hike

Interested in getting outside and spending some time in nature to kickoff your outdoor spring adventures? Join Indianapolis Land Stewardship Ecologist Jake Brinkman for a guided walk along the White River Greenway.

Cancelled - Polar Bear Pedal

We will gather for Polar Bear Pedal 2020 near the east wing of the City Market (242 E Market St) in front of the IndyBikeHub YMCA. We will have a few words of encouragement from local leaders and then enjoy a brisk 7-mile ride with traffic controlled by IMPD.

Cancelled - Winter Family Hike

Interested in getting outside and spending some time in nature over the winter? Join Indianapolis Land Stewardship Ecologist Jake Brinkman for a guided walk along the White River Greenway.

Pennsy Solstice Walk and Celebration

Light the night as we celebrate the Winter Solstice! Beginning at Coal Yard Coffee, we will be decorating lanterns while sipping on hot cocoa and coffee. We encourage all participants to GET CREATIVE and make their own artificially lit lanterns!

Walk With A Doc on the White River Greenway

Get fit and explore Indianapolis’ White River. The White River Greenway is a 10-mile greenway trail that follows the White River from 38th Street on the north to Raymond Street south of downtown.

Walk With A Doc on the Eagle Creek Greenway

Join Dr. Carrie Leathers, Internist and Pediatrician at Eskenazi Pecar Health Center for a beautiful walk on the Eagle Creek Greenway. This event is free and bilingual.

Fall Creek Greenway Family Bike Ride

Saturday, June 29 is Pack the Parks Day in Indianapolis and what better way to spend the afternoon than to take a family-friendly bike ride on one of Indy Parks’ oldest and longest greenways? 

Walk With A Doc on the Monon Trail

Walking is a simple step in developing and maintaining a healthy lifestyle throughout all stages of life and it’s also a great way to get outdoors and see some of Indy’s great places! On June 29, join Dr. Carrie Leathers, an Eskenazi community physician for a walk on Indy’s Monon Trail.

Art on the Greenways: Monon Trail Public Art Bike Tour

Join Julia Moore, Director of Public Art at the Arts Council of Indianapolis, and students from IUPUI’s Public Art class for a spirited 12-mile ride and tour of murals, sculpture, and more.

Cancelled - Eagle Creek Greenway Pollinator Tour

Interested in learning more about pollinators and why they are important?  Take a walk with Indy Land Stewardship and Marion County Soil and Water Conservation District staff to learn how native plants provide habitat for beneficial insects like bees, butterflies, and moths.

Art on the Greenways: White River Greenway Public Art Bike Tour

Join Julia Moore, Director of Public Art with the Arts Council of Indianapolis, for a morning of biking and discussion of selected artworks located at Newfields’ Virginia Fairbanks Art & Nature Park, White River State Park, the IUPUI campus, Riverside Park, and Eskenazi Hospital.

Walk With A Doc on the White River Greenway

Get fit and explore Indianapolis’ White River. The White River Greenway is a 10-mile greenway trail that follows the White River from 38th Street on the north to Raymond Street south of downtown.

CICOA Health Walk With a Dietitian

Seniors and their families are invited to join a CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions Dietitian for a 40-minute walk along the Monon Rail-Trail to promote active lifestyles for seniors!

5-2-1-0 and the Outdoors: A Family Walk with Jump IN for Healthy Kids

Join Jump IN for Healthy Kids for a 60-minute walk along the Pleasant Run Greenway at Garfield Park. 

Youth Art and Nature Walk at Brookside Park

As a part of the Pogue’s Run Waterway Youth Photo Contest, Tosca Carranza will be leading youth through Brookside Park, giving them the opportunity to interact with different natural elements of the park and take pictures for the photo contest.

Art on the Greenways: Monon Trail Public Art Bike Tour

Join Julia Moore, Director of Public Art at the Arts Council of Indianapolis, and students from IUPUI’s Public Art class for a spirited 12-mile ride and tour of murals, sculpture, and more. 

Pogue’s Run Greenway and Waterway Photo Contest

We are pleased to announce a unique opportunity along the Pogues Run Greenway and the Pogues Run waterway.  Photography buffs and neighbors are invited to submit photos related to the Pogue’s Run Waterway in this unique contest to encourage use and appreciation of the waterway and its greenspaces.

Walk With A Doc - Eagle Creek Greenway

Spring is on the way and this is a great time to shake off the cold winter and get back out on the greenways.  Join an Eskenazi community physician in a walking discussion of the new physical activity guidelines for older adults from the Move Your Way campaign.

Winter Family Hike

Don’t let the winter weather keep you inside! Winter can be one of the best hiking seasons. It’s a great way to take in the sights and sounds of the season and see things along the trails that you might not normally see when the vegetation is in full bloom.

Winter Solstice Celebration Parade of Lights

The Winter Solstice is the shortest day and the longest night of the year, marking the beginning of the coming winter. Traditionally, it is a day for reflection where people spend time with family and friends.

Pogues Run Art and Nature Park Design Tour

This tour provides a unique perspective into the design and function of the Pogues Run Art and Nature Park. This tour is eligible for LA/CES, AIA, and ECAC continuing education credits.

Pogues Run Caminata de salud

Caminar ha demostrado ser uno de los mejores ejercicios para mejorar la salud en general. Incluso las caminatas pequeñas han demostrado mejorar la salud cardiovascular, la salud mental, la diabetes tipo 2, la depresión y toda una serie de problemas de salud.

Pogues Run Health Walk

Join us for a group health walk at Pogues Run Art and Nature Park.  Our walk will be led by a local physician who will share the benefits of walking, talk about strategies for healthy walking, and share tips on making the most of your walking activity.

Art on the Greenways: Art Tour of Pogues Run Art and Nature Park

Join us for a guided walking tour with artist Eric Nordgulen, Professor at Herron School of Art and Design who facilitated the original crafting and placement of the park’s sculptural elements.

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