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Children in Speedway Have it All

Speedway children, like their Hoosier parents in Speedway, enjoy the best of both worlds. There’s plenty of fun for kids in Speedway, but just next door is Indianapolis, Kid Kapital of Indiana.

Inspiring short video depicting the Speedway High School’s Sparkplugs band on parade.

From arts and crafts in the park to band and team sports with the formidable Sparkplugs, to enjoying everything about the races, Speedway children can always find fun things to do in Speedway. And Indy has many more kid-pleasing activities. The greater Indianapolis area virtually surrounds the community of Speedway, and the two cities both benefit greatly from this symbiotic arrangement.

Below you will find a list of fun stuff in Speedway for kids. If you want to pile everybody in the car drive just a few miles, check out the long list of fun things to do in Indianapolis and our Fun City Finder pages with articles and photos all about Indianapolis children in general. Take advantage of all the great offerings in your busy metropolitan community.

Speedway Children’s Activities

Children’s Museum of Indianapolis – Required entertainment for Speedway kids.
Indianapolis Hall of Fame Museum – Don’t miss this wonderful greater Indianapolis museum, right on the Motor Speedway grounds. You and the kids can see the cars that won world-famous races in the past, and lots more.
HeART of ART – This is a popular arts and crafts camp put on by the Speedway Parks Department in the summer at Meadowood Park. Activities include art, theater, dance and music.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway – Everybody loves the races. Definitely take the kids to the legendary Indianapolis 500-mile race and the Allstate 400 at the Brickyard, when they roll around.
Leonard Park – Two baseball diamonds, a covered sand box, volleyball court, two lighted tennis courts, walking trails and a nice playground for kids from two to twelve years old.
Meadowood Park – A great green space with a soccer field, two baseball diamonds, a playground for kids from two to twelve years old and two pavilions and a nice gazebo for parties, with grilling facilities.
Speedway Public Library – Here’s a great place for Speedway kids, with tons of ongoing events, from toddler time to game day to computer workshops.
Speedway schools – The town has the education of your Speedway children well in hand, and also offers a great elective program for Speedway Sparkplugs.