The City of Greenwood, IN

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Want to take a trip? Plant a garden? Explore a martial art? Check out our opportunities!

Bus Trips

Join us on one of our no-hassle excursions!

Chicago in the Summer

Join us on this no-hassle excursion to Chicago in the Summer. Ride our deluxe motor coach and be dropped off at the historic Water Tower that survived the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. Then the day is yours. It's just a short walk to the Ohio Street and Oak Street beaches along Lake Michigan. Navy Pier awaits with it's numerous sight-seeing boat tours. The Cubs take on the Minnesota Twins in the day game at Wrigley Field (just make sure you get back to the bus in time to depart). There's shopping along the famed Magnificent Mile. Everything is just an Uber away. 

When: Wednesday, August 7, 2024

Where: Our bus leaves at 7 am and returns at 11 pm. You'll have about eight (8) hours to enjoy this Hot Town In the Summer.

Fee: $75 ($80 after July 7). Fee includes bus trip only.

Refund Policy: No refunds will be issued within 30 days of the departure date unless this trip is cancelled.

Participants: All ages

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Experience Wrigleyville

Join us on this no-hassle excursion to Wrigley Field to see the Chicago Cubs take on the Detroit Tigers. Your experience begins at the intersection of Clark and Addison streets. After our deluxe motor coach drops you off, you'll have nearly three hours to experience Wrigleyville. The area is loaded with pubs (like the famous Cubby Bear), sports apparel/memorabilia shops and restaurants. Check out the Cubs Team Shop and take a picture in front of the famous "Wrigley Field Home of Chicago Cubs" sign.  

When: Thursday, August 22, 2024

Where: Our bus leaves at 7:30 am and returns after the game. 

Fee: $140 ($145 after July 21). Fee includes bus trip and a 200 Level ticket for the Chicago Cubs vs. Detroit Tigers.

Refund Policy: No refunds will be issued within 30 days of the departure date unless this trip is cancelled.

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Shipshewana

Join us for a trip to Amish Country in northern Indiana. Ride our deluxe motor coach and be dropped off in historic downtown Shipshewana. More than 50 quaint shops await. The Shipshewana Flea Market is one of the largest in the state. We'll make a stop at the E&S Sales grocery on the way home so you can stock up on Amish food items.    

Our bus leaves at 7 am and returns at 8 pm. You'll have more than 5 hours to enjoy downtown Shipshewana.

When: Tuesday, September 10, 2024

Where: Our bus leaves at 7 am and returns at 8 pm. You'll have more than 5 hours to enjoy downtown Shipshewana.

Fee: $60 ($65 after August 10)

Refund Policy: No refunds will be issued within 30 days of the departure date unless this trip is cancelled. 

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Chicago Christmas Shopping

Join us on this no-hassle excursion to the Magnificent Mile -- one of the most iconic shopping areas in the world. This cosmopolitan, history-packed strip is located along Michigan Avenue and includes department stores, multi-story retail centers, luxury boutiques and brand name retail chains.  Ride our deluxe motor coach and be dropped off at the famous Water Tower Place -- home of the American Girl Place and the LEGO Store. 

When: Friday, December 6, 2024

Where: Bus leaves at 8 am and returns at 10 pm. You'll have about six (6) hours of shopping time.

Fee: $65 ($70 after November 6)

Refund Policy: No refunds will be issued within 30 days of the departure date unless this trip is cancelled.

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Vacation Tours

Greenwood Parks & Recreation sponsors vacation tours through Collette, a leader in national and international travel. Each year we sponsor at least one trip, however, you’re eligible to schedule numerous other tours through Collette. For more information, contact Jeff Madsen at madsenj@greenwood.in.gov

Iceland’s Magical Northern Lights

Tour the breathtaking views of the Northern Lights.

When: November 15 – 23, 2023

Where: Iceland

Fee: Price varies by amenities chosen; trip includes 11 meals.

Participants: All ages

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Community Garden

The Greenwood Community Garden is located adjacent to Fire Station 92 on the north side of Fry Road. Residents can rent 20’ x 20’ plots to grow plants, flowers, fruits and vegetables. The garden is also used by many community organizations to provide fresh local food to underserved populations. Reserve your plot today!

When: Spring – Fall 2023

Where: Greenwood Community Garden, 1190 W. Fry Rd. Greenwood, IN 46142

Fee: $30 per plot

Participants: All ages

Register for your plot at the Community Center: 100 Surina Way, Greenwood, IN 46143.

Fencing

En garde! Have you ever wanted to try your hand with a sword? Here’s your opportunity with this exciting new program. Students will learn the basics of fencing: footwork, blade work, rules and tactics, as well as participating in fun fencing games. This class is taught by Anthony Joslin, a trainer of the 2013 U.S. Youth National Champion. Rent the necessary protective gear (headpiece, chestpiece and gloves) for just $20 per session.

When: Thursday: 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Where: Greenwood Fieldhouse

Fee: $60 per four-week session, plus $20 equipment rental fee

Participants: Youth at least age 13 and adults

Class is limited to the first 10 registrants! Don’t delay!

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Taekwondo

Greenwood Parks & Recreation now offers youth and family taekwondo classes. Master An has more than 18 years of experience teaching taekwondo.

When: Family Sessions – Saturday: 10 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.; 11 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.

Where: Greenwood Fieldhouse

Fee: Based on the number of family members attending (four-week session)

Participants: All ages

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Backyard Bass Class

Join Clint Kowalik of Go Fishin with Clint and learn how to tie a fishing knot, rig up a rod, and cast for Backyard Bass. You’ll also identify fish that swim in our local waters and learn how to safely handle them. The class will be indoors

When: Wednesday February, 28th from 1:00pm-2:30pm

Where: Greenwood Fieldhouse

Fee: $8/person 

Participants: Adults/Seniors

Class is limited to the first 20 registrants! Don’t delay!

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