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Parks and Recreation Department

The City of Bloomington has initiated changes to Parks and Recreation operations and programming in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about cancellations, closures, and delays. Bloomington's parks, playgrounds and trails remain open. Please follow CDC precautionary guidelines. Learn more

The CDC guide to Visiting Parks and Recreational Facilities offers recommendations on how to protect yourself and others from COVID-19.  

The City of Bloomington Parks and Recreation Department provides great parks, trails, facilities, programs and events for Bloomington residents of all ages. Use the links on this page to learn more.


The new Recreation Experience Center (REC Online) is your comprehensive online resource for fun, engaging, inclusive, and accessible activities that you can enjoy without leaving home! 

Learn more about recent changes, cancellations and delays affecting many of the programs, facilities and events in the PDF icon 2020 Summer Experience Catalog .
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The planning process for the Park System Master Plan is underway and input from park users and residents is critical. Visit the project page for information and opportunities to engage online and in person to help guide the future of Bloomington's parks, trails, facilities, and programs.