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Hessville Park Improvements Groundbreaking


city-of-hammondMayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., Hammond Parks and Recreation Department, 6th District Councilman Scott Rakos, 5th District Councilman Dave Woerpel and Hammond Board of Park Commissioners began the enhancement to Hessville Park today with a groundbreaking ceremony.

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Hobart Parks Department Brings Back the Hobart Pool Dance Party for Teens!

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With school out for the summer, the Hobart Parks Department is making sure local teenagers are having the time of their lives. This Friday marked the return of the Hobart Pool Dance Party, open exclusively to teens in middle and high school.

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Schererville Parks and Recreation Department to Celebrate Schererville Festival at Redar Park


Schererville-Parks-and-Recreation-LogoFrom June 13 through June 17, the Schererville Parks and Recreation Department, in conjunction with the Town of Schererville, will host Celebrate Schererville Festival at Redar Park.

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City of Whiting Introduces Pop Ups in the Park for Local Vendors

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Whiting and Robertsdale businesses will have an exciting opportunity this summer! Starting May 28th, the City of Whiting will have Pop Ups in the Park, a chance for area businesses to set up shop along the beautiful lakefront and sell their goods to the community.

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Highland, Indiana Invites You to Spend Summer Days and Nights at Wicker Memorial Park

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As the days grow warmer and schools begin their summer breaks, planning for summertime activities becomes the new pastime. Whether family and friends are looking for an activity with a cause behind it, or fun ways to spend their time, Wicker Memorial Park has a slew of options. And with North Township trustee Frank J. Mrvan and his devoted staff standing behind the community, Wicker Park is inviting, safe, and accessible to everyone.

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City of Crown Point Breaks Ground on Bulldog Park, Promises Ice Skating by Year’s End

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Summer may be on the horizon, but the city of Crown Point is already gearing up for winter fun. On May 2, preparations for Bulldog Park, an all-seasons event center, were officially announced. Mayor David Uran led the groundbreaking ceremony, inviting residents and local businesses to share in the exciting news.

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The Edison Park Groundbreaking Kicks Off the Re-Creation of Hammond Parks

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On Tuesday afternoon, city officials and engaged citizens gathered at what appeared to be nothing more than a construction zone. The event, however, was a groundbreaking hosted by Hammond Mayor McDermott and the Hammond Parks Department, the 4th District Councilman William Emerson, and the Hammond Board of Parks Commissioners. The end result will be on an impressive renovation and revitalization of Edison Park.

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Hidden Hiking Gems of Northwest Indiana

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Northwest Indiana is filled from border to border with what makes the Region home – local diners, microbreweries, county fairs, and believe it or not, its outdoors.

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Hammond’s Pulaski Park Ice Rink Now Open


Hammonds-Pulaski-Park-Ice-Rink-Now-Open-2018Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation invite all area residents to join us for winter fun at Hammond’s Pulaski Park Ice Rink and Warming Center located at 137th Street and Sheffield Avenue. Admission is free. Bring your own skates and dress for the weather!

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Shirley Heinze Land Trust acquires 43.5 Acres along the Little Calumet River in Chesterton


Shirley-Heinze-Land-Trust-2017Shirley Heinze Land Trust announces that it has acquired a 43.5-acre property along the Little Calumet River in Chesterton. The land consists of 13 acres of natural area along the river and 30.5 acres that is currently in agriculture. Located west of Brummitt Road and south of Brummitt Elementary School, the property increases to 420 acres the total amount of land held by Shirley Heinze along the river’s East Branch.

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Lakes of Valparaiso Community Celebrates Trail Park Ribbon Cutting

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Residents, staff, members of the Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce, and community members met at The Lakes of Valparaiso on Tuesday to celebrate the opening of Trail Park with a ribbon cutting. The new park brings even more recreation to residents, offering a tennis court, basketball court, two sand volleyball courts, and a bark park.

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