Franklin Parks Department – 317-736-3689
Blue Heron Park and Wetland (US 31, south of SR 44 at Franklin Lakes subdivision) – 62 acres Open play and picnic areas with gazebo/shelters, 7 acres of wetland, 12 of acres native wildflowers, Historic Franklin Greenway Trail, sand volleyball, boardwalk, basketball, challenge course.
Branigin Woods Park (Branigan Woods Subdivision, east of US 31 near high school) – 13 acres
Nature trail, playground with shelter.
Community Park (E. King Street by Wonder Five Center) – 6 acres Historic Franklin Greenway Trail, playground, picnic area, basketball, tennis.
Cultural Arts and Recreation Center (396 Branigan Blvd, near Franklin College) – 736-3689 –
30,000 sq. ft. facility, including aerobics room, locker rooms, fitness room, climbing wall full gym, racquetball courts, indoor walking track, theater and dance room, culinary arts room, Beeson Hall (banquet hall), preschool room.
Depot Park (300 E. Jefferson Street/SR 44) – 1 acre Caboose, benches.
Franklin Action Park – Skate and bike park located in Province Park, just south of downtown, along the Historic Greenway Trail.
Franklin Memorial Swimming Pool (396 S. State Street) (in Providence Park, near Franklin College) Outdoor Olympic pool, diving well, tot pool and play area, waterslide, concessions, bathhouse.
Jack and Elsinore Morgan Park (East King Street) – 8 acres Historic Franklin Greenway Trail, T-ball.
Palmer Park and Community Center (450 W. King Street / 450 W. Madison Street) – 4 acres –
Basketball, playground with picnic area, tennis, meeting room and reception area.
Payne Park (Corner of Water and Adams Street) – 3 acres Franklin Senior Center, basketball, playground with shelter and tables, horseshoes.
Province Park (300 State Street) – 60 acres Historic Franklin Greenway Trail, fishing on two creeks, rose garden, softball, restrooms, playgrounds with shelter and picnic tables.
Robert C. Schmidt Memorial Park (Johnson and Hamilton Avenues) – 4 acres – Open play area with picnic tables, basketball.
Scott Park (2123 N Younce Street) – 30 acres – Baseball, basketball, open play area with shelter and picnic tables, concessions, restrooms.
Temple Park (14th and Younce Streets) – 8.5 acres – Soccer, softball, open play area with shelter and picnic tables.
Wonder Five Center (101 Hurricane Street) 22,000 Sq. Ft. facility featuring indoor basketball/volleyball, library, multipurpose room, concessions.