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The Monroe County Parks and Recreation Department exists to provide quality parks, recreation and educational programs, promote appreciation of environmental and cultural resources, and preserve green space.

For more information on Monroe County Parks (Karst Farm Park, Flatwoods Park, Will Detmer Park, and Jackson Creek Park), shelter and garden plot reservations, and recreational programs, please view our website at:

For more information on Karst Athletic Complex Schedule, please view our website at

Monroe County Parks and Recreation Foundation

The Monroe County Parks and Recreation Foundation is a non-profit organization that supports youth scholarships and park improvements.  Your contribution will assure future generations the opportunity to enjoy a vibrant county park system. Call Kelli at (812) 349-2800 to see how your donation can be put to work.

2018 Parks and Recreation Board Members and Officers

Evelyn Harrell, President
Joe Goss, Vice President
Amy Thompson, Treasurer
Dr. Carolyn VandeWiele
Scott Hannon
Kevin Dogan
Phil Cornwell

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Location: 501 North Morton, Suite 100
Bloomington IN 47404 (Map)
Phone: 812-349-2800
Fax: 812-349-2899

8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday - Friday

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Select Andy French Assistant Park Superintendent
Select Beth Cossairt Recreation Director
Select Cathy Meyer Naturalist
Select Dave Bell Technician
Select Jayme Harding Office Assistant
Select Jeff Sanders Park Superintendent
Select Jill Watkins Maintenance Technician
Select John Robertson Assistant Director
Select Kay Medley Financial Office Manager
Select Kelli Witmer Director