Frequently Asked Questions
Public access to the park will be limited to certain areas until further notice, due to construction activities. The area under the Farmers Market Oaks is the only area still open to the public, from sunrise to sunset, 7 days a week. There is no public access to park acreage beyond the Coulee Mine until construction activities are completed. We appreciate your patience during this time while we build out Phase 2!
All amenities including the Dog Park, Walking Trails/Promenade, Veterans Memorial, Amphitheater, Interactive Water Feature, Inclusive Playground, Treehouse, Restrooms, and parking will be completed by the end of 2021, weather permitting, and open to the public shortly after.
Moncus Park is in compliance with CDC guidelines in regard to sanitation and healthy park patron practices. Upon opening, the Park will be well-lit with set hours from 5:00 am to 10:00 pm. Moncus Park will have evening and overnight security daily on park property. The Park will also work with local law enforcement to ensure proper security for large-scale events.
There are many ways you can connect with us. Please visit our Facebook page or email us directly at email@example.com!
There are many ways to support Moncus Park! Annual gifts like our membership program help sustain long-term initiatives to maintain Moncus Park, such as planting trees, cleanup, managing volunteers, and more. Additionally, there are many ways to leave your mark in the Park, such as purchasing personalized brick pavers and boardwalk boards or by supporting ongoing campaigns and programs. To learn more about these options visit www.moncuspark.org/donate.
Additionally, if you are passionate about Moncus Park, join us and be a part of something historic by volunteering to support Acadiana’s world-class park. Volunteers are an important part of the Moncus Park community and make a dramatic difference by helping with both park preservation and supporting the park’s programs and events. To get involved visit www.moncuspark.org/volunteer.
A list of the Lafayette Central Park Board of Directors can be found here:
Board of Directors
The Farmers & Artisans Market is held every Saturday, rain or shine, from 8am until noon. For information regarding this market or becoming a vendor, please visit their website.