Our Community

Helpful Links

City of Muncie
Muncie Visitors Bureau
Muncie/Delaware County Chamber of Commerce
Livability East Central Indiana digital magazine

Fun Facts

• Home of "Garfield" cartoon strip creator Jim Davis
• College home of Ball State University alumnus David Letterman
• Home of the Muncie Ironman 70.3 event every July (an Ironman-Hawaii-qualifying event)

Affordable homes

• Three-bedroom homes in nice neighborhoods are available for $100,000 – $140,000
• Affordable homes available for rent
• Very short commute to work
• Great family atmosphere within the community

Education

• Excellent school systems
• Private schools: St. Mary and Heritage Hall
• Ball State University is located across the street from IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital
• Anderson University and Taylor University are located in neighboring communities, within a 25-minute drive

Recreation

Cardinal Greenway
• 62-mile paved trail, perfect for bicycling, walking, running and rollerblading
• Access point less than a half-mile from IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital
• Site for multiple marathon and biking events
• Intersects the paved six-mile White River Greenway, which runs along the White River

Prairie Creek Reservoir
• Swimming beach and picnic area
• Fishing, boating and sailing

Mounds State Park
• Hiking trails, camping and swimming

Golf Courses within 10-mile drive
• Players Club
• Maplewood
• Crestview
• Lakeview—Eaton, Indiana
• Walnut Grove—Albany, Indiana

Canoeing/Kayaking
• White River
• Prairie Creek

Muncie Sports Plex
• Softball
• Soccer

YMCA (Three locations: northwest Muncie, downtown Muncie, and far west in Yorktown, Ind.)
• Climbing wall
• Indoor Tennis Courts
• Swimming Pool

Ball State Recreation Facilities
• Climbing wall
• Indoor pool
• Handball courts
• Multiple basketball courts
• Indoor running track
• Resident discount

Arts and Entertainment

Minnetrista Cultural Center
• Museum with rotating exhibits
• Shakespeare in the Park (free)
• Weekly Farmers Market (May – October)

Muncie Children’s Museum
• Inexpensive Family Membership
• Lots of hands on activities for kids

Emens Auditorium
• Venue for national attractions
• Concerts
• Plays (both professional touring companies and local productions)
• Symphony

Ball State Theatre
Muncie Civic Theatre
Planetarium
Academy of Model Aeronautics & Museum
Muncie Public Libraries

Ball State Athletics
• Basketball
• Football
• Baseball
and more

Area Attractions

Approximately an hour away from:
• Indianapolis Pacers (NBA)
• Indianapolis Colts (NFL)
• Indianapolis Indians baseball
• Indy 500 and the celebrated Indy Mini Marathon every May
• Brickyard 400 (NASCAR)
• Indianapolis International Airport
• Indiana State Museum
• The Children's Museum of Indianapolis
• Indianapolis Zoo
• Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo
• Downtown Indy Canal Walk & Cultural Walk
• Indianapolis Museum of Art