Enjoy New Albany Parks and Outdoor Sports

The county seat of Floyd County, Indiana, New Albany is located along the banks of the Ohio River opposite the city of Louisville, Kentucky. In New Albany, parks abound so there are many recreation opportunities for visitors. While spending time at a New Albany bed and breakfast, take some afternoons off and play some outdoor sports in these New Albany parks.

Anderson Park
711 Hildreth Street
New Albany, Indiana 47150

Spanning 4.85 acres, Anderson Park is home to 3 softball fields where adult softball leagues hold their games. To accommodate game spectators, all 3 fields have bleachers and water fountains. The park also features a concession stand, covered eating areas and restrooms.

Binford Park
1701 Graybrook Lane
New Albany, Indiana 47150

Binford Park is an 18.8 acre park featuring a soccer field, a football field, a baseball diamond and a basketball court. Aside from those facilities, the park also has playground equipment, 2 horseshoe pits, a covered shelter with tables and restrooms.

Bicknell Park
315 Silver Street
New Albany, Indiana 47150

One of the New Albany parks next to a recreation center, Bicknell Park is a 5.2 acre park with an open field for soccer or football and a basketball court. Surrounded by a well-lit pedway, the park likewise has playground facilities. It is adjacent to the Bud Flynn Rec Center where various activities and special events take place throughout the year.

Cannon Acres Sports Complex
1933 Budd Road
New Albany, Indiana 47150

Spanning 28 acres, the Cannon Acres Sports Complex features 2 soccer fields with more scheduled to be constructed in the future. If you would like to watch youth soccer league games while staying at your New Albany inn, the sports complex is the place to visit.

Cherry Valley Golf Course
600 Cherry Street
New Albany, Indiana 47150
(812) 945-2777
www.cherryvalleygolf.com

Originally built in 1932, the Cherry Valley Golf Course is a 9-hole executive length course spanning 1,584 yards. The course has a course rating of 35.5 and a slope rating of 113. It was renamed to Fuzzy Zoeller Par 3 in 1966 but 19 years later, the name was brought back to Cherry Valley Golf Course.

Herman Collier Park
3905 Fiske Street
New Albany, Indiana 47150

Mainly serving the surrounding neighborhood, Herman Collier Park is one of the city's smallest parks. It features a basketball court, a playground, horseshoe pits, a covered picnic shelter and restrooms.

Sam Peden Community Park
3037 Grant Line Road
New Albany, Indiana 47150

At 104.5 acres, Sam Peden Community Park is Floyd County's largest park. The park's highlight is the 15-acre Kiwanis Lake where residents may fish with permit. Aside from the lake, the park features 11 tennis courts, 3 basketball courts, 2 soccer fields, a football field, a sand volleyball court, and a 2-mile lighted trail for walking, jogging, or biking. There are also 4 playground areas, 6 horseshoe pits, 5 covered shelters with tables and 4 restroom facilities. During the winter months, there is a hill in the park where children can go snow sledding.

Griffin Street Rec Center
1140 Griffin Street
New Albany, Indiana 47150

Open for youth activities after school and in the evenings, the Griffin Street Rec Center features an indoor stage, computer lab, gymnasium, game room and fitness room. Outdoors, there is a park behind the building where you can find a volleyball court, a basketball court, a baseball/softball field, a playground and horseshoe pits.