Knox Parks & Recreation

Knox Parks & Recreation Department

Park Hours: 5:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Dennis Fornelli, Recreation Director

101 West Washington Street
Knox, Indiana 46534
Phone:  574-772-8010

Park Maintenance Office: (574) 772-2342

In case of an emergency, Dial 911 or contact the Knox City Police at (574) 772-4122.

Facility / Field Use Policy and Field Use Form - This form is not for the Park Shelter rental. To reserve a Park Shelter, please call 574-772-3032.

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Park Facilities

Wythogan Park

The Wythogan Park is located at the north side of Knox. It is developed with many large shade trees, walking trails, playground equipment, basketball court, tennis court, restrooms, picnic tables, shelters, (which can be reserved at the Clerk- Treasurers Office). A newly constructed Skateboard Park is also available for additional updates and improvements. Sandy Acres Park is also available for shelter rental.

Splash Pad

The Splash Pad will open at Wythogan Park on Memorial Day Weekend and close after Labor Day Weekend each year.   The Splash Pad is open 7 days a week.  

Wythogan Performance Stage

Rental of the Wythogan Park Performance Stage is available by calling the Clerk-Treasurer's office at 574-772-3032.  Certain Rules do apply and the rates are as follows:

  • $50.00 per hour - up to four (4) hours
  • $350.00 for four (4) hours or more​

If the Mayor determines that it is in the best interest of the City to waive any portion or the entire fee, he may do so.

Rules are as follows:

No tables will be permitted on the stage.  Requests for any tables to be placed on the stage will require pre-approval.  No grills, fireworks, smokers or fire pits will be allowed on the stage.

Wythogan Skate Park

The Skate Park is open daily during normal park hours.