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City of Muncie
Muncie Visitors Bureau
Muncie/Delaware County Chamber of Commerce

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:

                  • Indiana Pacers (NBA)
                  • Indianapolis Colts (NFL)
                  • Indy Eleven soccer
                  • Indy Fuel hockey
                  • 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