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TPA Park shelter fees increase June 1

Frankfort, Ind. – Effective June 1, shelter rental fees at TPA Park will increase accordingly: Shelter #1: $30 Shelter #2: $30 Shelter #3: $55 Shelter #4: $55 Shelter #5: $55 Large shelter: $90 Table area (set of four tables): $20 These rates are for all day rentals, with no half day rentals available. Funds from […]

TPA Pool closed May 26 – 28

The TPA Pool will be closed Tuesday, May 26 – Thursday, May 28 and will reopen Friday, May 29 at   3:30 p.m. With the later opening that day only, the pool will be open until 9:00 p.m. Friday evening. After that date, regular hours will be 11:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m., seven  days a week. The […]

TPA Park petting zoo opens May 23

Starting tomorrow (May 23) and through Wednesday, August 12, the TPA Park petting zoo will open around 11:30 a.m. and close at approximately 7:30 p.m. seven days a week. After August 12, the zoo will open on the weekends only until October 1. If it is pouring rain or storming, the opening will be delayed […]

Fourth Operation Spring Clean Up May 4-8

Volunteers and donations needed Frankfort, Ind. – Spring cleaning has arrived with volunteers and monetary contributions needed for Frankfort’s 2015 Operation Spring Clean Up May 4-8 with activities planned each weekday evening from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. in the City’s six parks, and  the Downtown Square. Individuals, families, schools, businesses, churches and service organizations are […]

TPA Pool to open May 23

The TPA Pool will open for the summer season on Saturday, May 23 at 11:30 a.m. The pool will be open seven days a week from 11:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. The pool will be closed May 26, 27 and 28. Daily cost for visiting the pool is $3 per person with children ages two […]

Belmore to become full time parks superintendent

McBarnes administration to begin search for street superintendent Frankfort, Ind. – Having served as interim parks superintendent for the past four months in addition to his existing position as street superintendent, George Belmore will officially take the reins of the Frankfort Parks Department on a full time basis once a new street superintendent is hired. […]

TPA Park Petting Zoo’s new fence

Thanks to the City Council approving a resolution to transfer $15,000 in funds to purchase new fencing and the Board of Works approving a bid from Bailey Fencing of Burlington for $14,596, this new fence currently is being constructed to protect the animals at the petting zoo. This major improvement comes in line with requirements […]

‘Doing a little is doing a lot': Frankfort’s environment cleaner and greener

Frankfort, Ind. – Thanks to a dedicated partnership between environmentally-conscious Frankfort residents and hard working Street Department crews, 575 tons of recycled materials were collected in 2014, averaging 11 tons per week or 1,150,475 pounds of paper, cardboard, glass, aluminum, metal and plastic kept out of the Clinton County landfill. According to Street Superintendent George […]

Free Christmas craft workshop December 11

Frankfort, Ind. – In the spirit of decking the halls for the holidays, the Frankfort Parks Department is offering a free Christmas craft workshop Thursday, December 11 at 2:00 p.m. in the Rock House in TPA Park providing tips on mantle and tree decorating, table settings and constructing holiday centerpieces. Interested participants are asked to […]

Free horticulture class October 16

The public is invited to attend a free horticulture class on fall gardening taught by Parks Department Supervisor Joel Tatum on Thursday, October 16 at 2:00 p.m. in the greenhouse located behind the Parks office in TPA Park. Attendees will learn about digging and dividing perennials, when to cut back plants and how to select […]