Kekionga Park Pavilion

Kekionga Park is located off of Mercer on Locust Street. The Park is 50 acres with canoe launches and extensive paved trails for hiking and biking. These trails are part of the Rivergreenway Trail system in Decatur.

The playground at Kekionga contains swings, and a merry-go-round. There is a picnic shelter, regularly open to the public and available for private rentals. Flush toilets available with rental key only. A baseball and softball diamond is also available for public and rental use.

Please call 260-724-2520 for more information.


- No Alcoholic Beverages allowed
- No smoking on or around the playground area
- Motorized vehicles restricted to roadways and parking.
- No chalk inside the pavilion
- No Silly String
- No glitter or confetti
- Behavior which protects the park, its facilities, and visitors must be maintained at all times.
- City park Rules and Regulations Chapter 95 of City Code.

Rental fee is $20 per rental. Rentals are for the entire day. AN ADDITIONAL $20 KEY DEPOSIT IS REQUIRED FOR ALL KEKIONGA PARK RENTALS AND MUST BE PICKED UP AT RIVERSIDE CENTER. RENTAL PARTY MUST PICK UP KEY DURING THE WEEK PRIOR TO RENTAL AT RIVERSIDE CENTER. Office hours: (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday) 8am-4pm. (Wednesday) 8am-6pm. The key deposit will be returned to you once the key is returned to Riverside Center following your rental.

If someone is using the pavilion during your rental, kindly inform them you have the pavilion reserved through the parks department. If they refuse to leave, you may call the Sheriff’s Department at 724-5345 to have them removed.

Our Park Department Staff tends to our parks prior to each rental to clean and stock our facilities. However, since our pavilions are not locked, we cannot guarantee their condition upon your arrival. This includes the availability of toilet tissue in our restrooms. In case of any maintenance problems within the park please call Sue Milholland, Maintenance Director, at 724-2881 or 223-8305 ANYTIME during your rental.

A lot of time and tax dollars are spent trying to keep our parks and facilities clean. Please assist our staff in keeping the park clean by leaving the shelter and grounds free of litter. Please report any vandalism within the park to Sue Milholland, Maintenance Director, at 724-2881 or 223-8305.

Facility Type City Park/Pavilion Rentals
Address Line One Kekionga Park Rd
Address Line Two
City, State, Zip Code Decatur, IN 46733

Monday 08:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday 08:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday 08:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday 08:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday 08:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday 08:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sunday 08:00 AM - 8:00 PM