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Planning & Design

Eppley’s park and recreation planning and design services balance the needs and desires of a community with practical, real-world constraints and economic realities. Through extensive research and analysis, continuous community involvement, public engagement, and a combination of local and national expertise, we create plans that are widely supported and successfully implemented. Learn more about our planning and design services.

Training & Education

The Eppley Institute has a proven track record of creating effective training programs for national, state, and local park and recreation organizations. Incorporating adult learning theory, each program is custom-designed to engage learners and meet identified learning objectives. In addition, Eppley is one of the few to offer distance education in a number of specialized fields. Learn more about our training and education services.

Research & Assistance

Truly effective management of park and recreational operations is founded upon fact-based decision making and cooperative partnership among agencies. Eppley’s research and analysis skills provide partners with the findings and recommendations needed to formulate planning strategies; our expertise in relationship building and public engagement ensure successful implementation of those strategies. Learn more about our research and assistance services.


Work With The Eppley Institute

Stephen Wolter

For more information about working with The Eppley Institute please contact Executive Director Stephen A. Wolter | sawolter@indiana.edu | (812) 855-7083 | view profile