ATTRACTIONS

​LOCATED ON 345 ACRES OF ROLLING PARKLANDS, CERA OFFERS AN ABUNDANCE OF INDOOR & OUTDOOR RECREATION FOR EVERYONE. BOTH YOUNG AND OLD CAN FIND A WAY TO SPEND AN AFTERNOON, WHETHER IT’S AT ONE OF THE PLAYGROUNDS, TAKING A LEISURELY STROLL THROUGH THE PARK, PLAYING A GAME OF TENNIS, OR SWIMMING AT THE AQUATIC CENTER. COME OUT AND SEE FOR YOURSELF.

AQUATIC CENTER-  THE AQUATIC CENTER HAS A 7,630 SQUARE FOOT SWIMMING POOL WITH ONE DIVING BOARD, A 99' LONG WATER SLIDE AND AN AWESOME AQUACLIMB WALL! THERE IS ALSO A ZERO-DEPTH POOL WITH A CHILDREN’S PLAYGROUND IN THE WATER, AND A THE BEACH BUMS REFRESHMENT STAND FEATURING SAMMY SNO SHAVED ICE & DIPPIN' DOTS ICE CREAM. AQUATIC CENTER RULES.​​​​

BASKETBALL COURTS- 2 OUTDOOR COURTS LOCATED NEXT TO THE AQUATIC CENTER AND 2 INDOOR COURTS INSIDE THE SPORTS CENTER.

CABINS- 6 CAMPING CABINS.  CLICK ON CABINS TO MAKE YOUR RESERVATION.

 CAMPGROUND - 308 CAMPSITES TO CHOOSE FROM.  CLICK ON CAMPGROUND TO MAKE YOUR RESERVATION.

 

CONFERENCE ROOM- SEATING FOR UP TO 50, PARKING, RESTROOMS, AND SERVING AREA FOR AN OFFICE RETREAT OR SMALL GATHERINGS SUCH AS BABY SHOWERS, BRIDAL SHOWERS, OR ANY OTHER OCCASION.  CALL 812-377-5849 FOR AVAILABILITY OR TO RESERVE.

CRICKET FIELD- THE SPORT OF CRICKET IS A RAPID GROWING GAME NOT ONLY IN COLUMBUS, BUT THROUGHOUT INDIANA. CERA IS PROUD TO HAVE THE ONLY REGULATION SIZE, PROFESSIONAL LEVEL CRICKET FIELD IN SOUTHERN INDIANA. IT IS COMPLETE WITH A FULL SIZE, ARTIFICIAL TURF COVERED CRICKET PITCH. THE FIELD SERVES AS THE HOME FOR THE COLUMBUS INDIANA CRICKET CLUB (CICC), WHICH HOST TEAMS FROM ALL OVER THE MIDWEST EACH SPRING/SUMMER. THE FIELD IS AVAILABLE FOR PRACTICE, GAMES, OR INDIVIDUAL WORKOUTS ON A FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE BASIS OR MAY BE RENTED OUT TO GUARANTEE AVAILABILITY/EXCLUSIVITY OF THE ENTIRE FIELD.  ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.


FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT DAVID LANE (812) 377-5849 EXT. 105 OR DLANE@CERALAND.ORG.

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DISC GOLF COURSECLICK FOR COURSE MAP

FISHING- ​TRY YOUR HAND AT FISHING IN LAKE LUCILLE. YOU CAN CATCH A VARIETY OF FISH INCLUDING, BLUEGILL, CRAPPIE, CATFISH, AND BASS. NO FISHING LICENSE IS REQUIRED SINCE YOU ARE ON PRIVATE PROPERTY, BUT PLEASE OBSERVE FISH SIZE AND NUMBER LIMITATIONS; ALL INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES LIMITATIONS AND RULES APPLY. DON’T FORGET THAT LIVE BAIT IS AVAILABLE AT THE CERA CAMPSTORE. NO ICE FISHING ALLOWED.  AFTER 10PM FISHING IS ONLY ALLOWED ON YOUR OWN CAMPSITE AND ON THE LIGHTED DAM AREA.

GO KART TRACK- THE WHITTINGTON FAMILY RACEWAY OFFERS A GREAT CHALLENGE TO DRIVERS – YOUNG AND OLD.  IT IS LAID OUT IN A FIGURE-EIGHT DESIGN WITHOUT ANY CROSSOVER IN THE MIDDLE.   THIS FACILITY DOES NOT HAVE LIGHTS FOR AFTER-DARK PARTICIPATION. RACING IS NOT ALLOWED AT ANY TIME. SLICK TIRES ARE THE ONLY FORM OF TIRE ALLOWED ON THE TRACK. HELMETS ARE REQUIRED. KARTS ARE NOT PROVIDED. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE GO-KART TRACK IS NOW OPEN DURING NORMAL PARK HOURS AND SUBJECT TO WEATHER CONDITIONS.  THE TRACK HAS BEEN COMPLETELY RE-DONE AND UPGRADED THANKS TO A GENEROUS DONATION FROM THE JOHN WHITTINGTON FAMILY!  ALL DRIVERS MUST REGISTER AT THE SPORTS & FITNESS CENTER AND REVIEW THE GO KART RULES BEFORE USING THE TRACK.  FOR THE SAFETY OF OUR CUSTOMERS, CERA STRICTLY ENFORCES THE GO KART RULES.  VIOLATION OF THESE RULES WILL RESULT IN THE TERMINATION OF PARK PRIVILEGES. WE DO NOT HAVE GO-KARTS TO RENT OUT YOU MUST BRING YOUR OWN.  

FEES: $10 PER DRIVER PER DAY.  NO FEE FOR CERAPASS HOLDER (DRIVER MUST HAVE PASS).

HOURS: OPEN DURING NORMAL PARK HOURS AND SUBJECT TO WEATHER CONDITIONS. TRACK WILL CLOSE AT 4PM FROM NOVEMBER-MARCH. TRACK WILL BE CLOSED DURING ALL SCHEDULED COLUMBUS GUN CLUB TRAP AND SKEET SHOOTS, AS WELL AS SPECIAL EVENTS.​
 

THE GO-KART TRACK WILL BE CLOSED ON THE FOLLOWING 2021 DATES UNTIL 4PM: 

SUNDAY, APRIL 25

SUNDAY, MAY 23

SUNDAY, JUNE 27

SUNDAY, JULY 4

SATURDAY JULY 31

SUNDAY AUGUST 1​

SUNDAY, JULY 25 

SUNDAY, AUGUST 22

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 24

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GOLF DRIVING RANGE- WHETHER YOU DIG THE LONG BALL, OR WANT TO PRACTICE ON YOUR SHORT GAME CERA OFFERS A GREAT PLACE TO PRACTICE YOUR GOLF SWING. THERE ARE 8 TEE MATS ON A LIT DRIVING RANGE WITH YARDAGE MARKERS AND TWO FLAGGED HOLES TO PRACTICE YOUR AIM. BUCKETS OF BALLS ARE EASILY ACCESSIBLE AT OUR CONVENIENTLY LOCATED AUTOMATIC BALL DISPENSING MACHINE (ACCEPTS SINGLE DOLLAR BILLS)  $2 PER BUCKET. CLOSED ON SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS

HORSESHOE PITS- CERA HAS SIX (6) SAND / GRASS PITS LOCATED NEXT TO THE TENNIS COURTS AND AVAILABLE ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED BASIS DURING NORMAL PARK HOURS, EXCEPT FOR PRE-SCHEDULED SPECIAL EVENTS. EQUIPMENT IS AVAILABLE FOR LOAN AT THE SPORTS CENTER.  PHOTO ID REQUIRED UPON CHECK-OUT.

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MINIATURE GOLF COURSE- CERA OFFERS AN 18-HOLE MINIATURE GOLF COURSE CERTAIN TO PROVIDE A FUN ADVENTURE FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY. PUT YOUR SKILLS TO  TEST WHILE MEANDERING THROUGH CASCADING WATERFALLS, FOUNTAINS AND FOOTBRIDGES. THE PERFECT GAME FOR PEOPLE OF ALL AGES AND SKILL LEVELS. CERA’S MINIATURE GOLF COURSE WAS BUILT IN 2013 AND IS LOCATED ADJACENT TO THE DRIVING RANGE.  MINIATURE GOLF RULES.  MINIATURE GOLF IS INCLUDED WITH THE ONE DAY PASS OR CERAPASS.

REFRESHMENT CENTERS - LOCATED AT THE BOTH BALL DIAMOND COMPLEXES AND AQUATICS CENTER​​

REMOTE CONTROL AIRSTRIP

SANDPIT VOLLEYBALL COURTS CERA OFFERS TWO COURTS: ONE LOCATED IN FRONT OF THE POOL AND CONCESSION AREA AND ONE LOCATED JUST EAST OF THE TENNIS COURTS. COURTS ARE AVAILABLE ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED BASIS OR MAY BE RENTED OUT TO GUARANTEE AVAILABILITY/EXCLUSIVITY. AVAILABLE DURING NORMAL PARK HOURS EXCEPT FOR LEAGUE PLAY HOURS AND PRE-SCHEDULED SPECIAL EVENTS.


HOURLY RENTAL $10
HOURLY RENTAL $5/ ANNUAL PASS HOLDERS      
ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT DAVID LANE (812) 377-5849 EX.105 OR DLANE@CERALAND.ORG.

SHELTER HOUSES - CERA OFFERS SIX (6) SHELTER HOUSES THAT ARE  LOCATED IN THE FRONT AREA OF THE PARK  AND ARE AVAILABLE TO RENT BY THE DAY. EACH SHELTER IS EQUIPPED WITH PICNIC TABLES, LIGHTS & ELECTRIC (EXCEPT FOR LAKEVIEW), WATER ACCESS.  CERA PROVIDES COMPLIMENTARY TRASH RECEPTACLES, BAGS, AND TRASH PICKUP THROUGHOUT YOUR EVENT.  IF YOU CHOOSE TO USE A CATERING SERVICE, CERA  WILL CHARGE AN ADDITIONAL 15% CLEAN-UP FEE FOR ADDITIONAL TRASH SERVICE AND UTILITY USE.  ALL OTHER PARK RULES APPLY.


​PLEASE NOTE THAT ANYONE ATTENDING YOUR EVENT THAT IS NOT A CERA ANNUAL PASS HOLDER WILL BE CHARGED FOR A DAY PASS/PARKING UPON ENTRY TO THE PARK

                                                                              CERAPass/Public

                                                                                                     MON-THURS           FRI-SAT

SMALL SHELTER (UP TO 100 PEOPLE)        3 AVAILABLE                  $25 / $50            $45 / $90
MEDIUM SHELTER (UP TO 225 PEOPLE)     2 AVAILABLE                  $75 / $150          $75 / $250
LARGE SHELTER (600+ PEOPLE)                 1 AVAILABLE                  $200 / $400        $350 / $600

ADDITIONAL RENTALS AVAILABLE:
CHARCOAL GRILLS         4 AVAILABLE 36X28                      $35 EACH
FIRE PIT                        4 AVAILABLE                                  $20 EACH
STAGES 4X8                  2 AVAILABLE                                  $15 EACH    
CORNHOLE SETS            4 AVAILABLE                                  $20 EACH
BOUNCE HOUSE             2 AVAILABLE                                  $125 DAILY
​SAMMY S'MORE APPEARANCE                                           $25 PER HOUR

                 
RESERVE YOUR SHELTER TODAY!  CALL 812-377-5849

SOCCER FIELDS - CERA HAS ONE (1) OUTDOOR HIGH SCHOOL REGULATION-SIZE SOCCER FIELD. OUR FIELD IS HOME TO THE COLUMBUS CHRISTIAN CRUSADERS HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER TEAMS, AS WELL AS VARIOUS YOUTH CAMPS AND CLINICS. THE FIELD IS AVAILABLE FOR PRACTICE, GAMES, OR INDIVIDUAL WORKOUTS ON A FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE BASIS OR MAY BE RENTED OUT TO GUARANTEE AVAILABILITY/EXCLUSIVITY OF THE ENTIRE FIELD.

HOURLY RENTAL $55          
HOURLY RENTAL $35/ ANNUAL PASS HOLDERS      
ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT DAVID LANE (812) 377-5849 EX.105 OR DLANE@CERALAND.ORG.

SOFTBALL/BASEBALL COMPLEX - CERA’S BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL COMPLEX IS COMPLETE WITH 9 DIAMONDS SUITABLE TO HOST ALL AGE GROUPS AND EVENTS. CERA IS THE PROUD HOST OF BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY LITTLE LEAGUE, SERVING OVER 500 AREA YOUTH EACH YEAR, AS WELL AS THE HOST OF SEVERAL STATE AND NATIONAL SOFTBALL TOURNAMENTS AND A NEWLY SANCTIONED MEMBER OF AAU. WHETHER IT’S  A CORPORATE EVENT, FUNDRAISER, OR JUST A GROUP OF FRIENDS, OUR DIAMONDS MAY BE RENTED OUT FOR ANY ACTIVITY.


PLEASE CALL DAVID LANE AT (812) 377-5849 EX.105 OR EMAIL DLANE@CERALAND.ORG FOR A RENTAL FEE QUOTE.

FIELD SPONSORS

FIELD 1  COLUMBUS BOWLING CENTER
FIELD 2  COLUMBUS REGIONAL HOSPITAL
FIELD 3  BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY SHERRIFF’S DEPARTMENT

BANNER SPONSORS
BARTHOLOMEW COUNTRY REMC
CIRCLE K
COMFORT INN & SUITES
DICK’S SPORTING GOODS
EDMUNDSON RV
KIDSCOMMONS
RUMPKE

SPORTS AND FITNESS CENTER - ENJOY BASKETBALL (FULL OR HALF-COURT), VOLLEYBALL, BADMINTON, INDOOR SOCCER, AN INDOOR RUNNING TRACK, THE WEIGHT/CARDIO ROOM*! THE WEIGHT/CARDIO ROOM FACILITIES INCLUDE A FULL LINE OF CIRCUIT TRAINING EQUIPMENT, FREE WEIGHTS, BIKES, TREADMILLS, ELLIPTICAL TRAINERS AND CROSS-TRAINERS. THE SPORTS & FITNESS CENTER HAS TWO FULL GYMNASIUMS AND A KITCHEN THAT ARE ALL AVAILABLE FOR RENT FOR ATHLETIC EVENTS AND OTHER SPECIAL EVENTS.

​CALL 812-377-5849 EXT 105 TO RESERVE AN ATHLETIC FACILITY

HOURS OF OPERATION 2020:

APRIL 1 - OCTOBER 31
8AM - 9PM DAILY

NOVEMBER 1 - MARCH 31
MONDAY-FRIDAY 8:00AM-9:00PM
SATURDAY 8:00AM-6:00PM
SUNDAY 12:00-6:00PM

 

THE SPORTS & FITNESS CENTER IS CLOSED ON EASTER, THANKSGIVING, CHRISTMAS EVE, CHRISTMAS DAY, AND NEW YEARS DAY.  THE SPORTS & FITNESS CENTER WILL BE OPEN ON 11/29 FROM 12:00-8:00 PM AND NEW YEAR'S EVE FROM 8:00 AM-3:00 PM.

FEES: $5.00/PERSON

NO FEE APPLIES IF YOU ARE AN ANNUAL PASS HOLDER.

SPORTS CENTER YOUTH RESTRICTIONS & GENERAL RULES

*A PARENT MUST ACCOMPANY ALL DEPENDENTS UNDER AGE 16. ALL CHILDREN MUST BE SUPERVISED AT ALL TIMES. CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13 ARE STRICTLY PROHIBITED FROM THE SECOND FLOOR RUNNING TRACK AND WEIGHT ROOM AND FIRST FLOOR CARDIO ROOM.  THIS RULE WILL BE ENFORCED FOR THE SAFETY OF YOUR CHILDREN AND OUR MEMBERS.  ALL OTHER SPORTS & FITNESS CENTER RULES APPLY.


​RENTAL INFORMATION

PER HOUR                      PASSHOLDER                     PUBLIC
1/2 COURT                           $35                             $55
FULL COURT                         $50                             $70

1 1/2 HOURS                   PASSHOLDER                       PUBLIC
1/2 COURT                            $52.50                              $82.50
FULL COURT                            $75                               $105

NON-ATHLETIC EVENT- PER HOUR RATE APPLIES AND $75 (1/2) OR $100 (FULL) FOR SET UP & TEAR DOWN.


​TO CHECK AVAILABILITY OR TO RESERVE COURT SPACE, PLEASE CALL (812) 377-5849 OR MORE INFORMATION, CALL DAVID LANE AT (812) 377-5849 EXT 105 OR EMAIL ATHLETICS@CERALAND.ORG

TENNIS COURTS CERALAND HAS SIX (6) LIGHTED COURTS LOCATED WEST OF THE BOAT DOCK. COURTS ARE AVAILABLE ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED BASIS.

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TRAP AND SKEET RANGE FOUR TRAP RANGES & ONE SKEET RANGE ARE AVAILABLE FOR OPEN PRACTICE ON THE DAYS AND TIMES LISTED BELOW. A CERA ATTENDANT MUST BE PRESENT BEFORE THE RANGE CAN BE USED. PERSONAL THROWERS MAY NOT BE USED.  PRIVATE RENTALS ARE AVAILABLE WITH ADVANCE NOTICE.  PLEASE CONTACT CERALAND@CERALAND.ORG.

 

INTERESTED IN SHOOTING ON A REGULAR BASIS?  JOIN THE COLUMBUS GUN CLUB OR REGISTER FOR ONE OF THE MANY SHOOTING EVENTS FOR THE SEASON.

ALL CUSTOMERS MUST REVIEW THE TRAP & SKEET RANGE RULES BEFORE USING ANY OF THE RANGES.  FOR THE SAFETY OF OUR CUSTOMERS, CERA STRICTLY ENFORCES THE TRAP & SKEET RANGE RULES.  VIOLATION OF THESE RULES WILL RESULT IN THE TERMINATION OF PARK PRIVILEGES.


HOURS OF OPERATION 2021

APRIL-OCTOBER
SATURDAYS ONLY
11:00AM-4:00PM

​FEES:
TARGETS (25) $7.00 PLEASE NOTE $5.00 PER CAR GATE FEE WILL BE COLLECTED FOR NON-CERAPASS HOLDERS OR COLUMBUS GUN CLUB MEMBERS UPON ENTRY TO THE PARK.

TARGETS (25) $5.00 ANNUAL PASS HOLDERS OR CERA GUN CLUB MEMBERS