Employment Opportunity

The Floyd County Parks and Recreation Department in New Albany, Indiana is seeking a qualified individual with administrative and facility experience to plan, organize and prepare parks and recreation facilities for the department.  Bachelor’s degree in Parks & Recreation Management, Business or Public Administration, Marketing or related field with at least two years professional experience.  A minimum of 4 years cumulative professional work experience that is relevant to the position may be substituted.

The department is currently accepting resumes/references for the Parks Director position.  Resumes/references can be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mailed to:

Roger D. Jeffers
Floyd County Parks and Recreation
620 Park East Blvd.
New Albany, IN 47150

Resumes will be accepted through Friday, December 18, 2015.  Salary:  $36,600---$41,907, depending on experience and qualifications with an excellent benefit package provided.

Floyd County Parks and Recreation is a unique combination of facilities and programs that serve a diverse population of more than 75,000. 

Floyd County Parks and Recreation Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Parks Director Position More Information (pdf) 


Ground Breaking Ceremony - Kevin Hammersmith Memorial Park

Join the Parks Department for a ground breaking ceremony for the new Kevin Hammersmith Memorial Park. The park will be located at 4400 Charlestown Road in New Albany. The ceremony will be held on Monday, November 2nd at 5:00 pm. 

Enter at the north entrance to Northside Christian Church and park in the paved lot behind Northside Christian Church. For additional information please call 812.948.5360.



Special Thanks to a local Eagle Scout and Troop 36

Eagle Scout ProjectJohn Clere - Eagle Scout project for Boy Scout Troop 36.  John is the son of Ed and Amy Clere.  Installing a new fence, entrance way and signage at the Potters Field Cemetery located in Sam Peden Community Park.  Many volunteers have assisted John in the layout and construction of the new fence.  The Floyd County Parks Board and staff would like to thank John, Troop 36 and the many volunteers for this great project!

Pictured: John Clere with assistance from Ed Clere and David Barksdale.



Join Us for a Game of Pickleball!

PickelballWhat is Pickleball You ask?

Pickleball is a combination of tennis,badminton,ping pong and racquetball. Pickleball is one of the fastest growing sports in America. It may have a silly name but it is a serious sport. It is fast paced and easy to learn, great exercise and lots of fun. Good for all ages…. Come out and join the excitement.

Join us Wednesday mornings 8:00am - 11:00am at SISC (Southern Indiana Sports Center) 620 Park East Blvd. New Albany, Indiana


Join us Wednesday Evenings 6:30pm - 8:30pm at Pineview Government Center 2524 Corydon Pike, New Albany, Indiana. ($4.00 drop-in fee Wednesday evenings)

Click here for more information on Pickleball!