Category Archives: Recreation

Michigan City To Expand Singing Sands Trail

     The city of Michigan City is pleased to announce the construction of a nearly 2.2 mile multi-use trail at the eastern end of the Calumet Trail.      The trail project offers connectivity for both pedestrians and bicyclists at the north end of Michigan City. This area features Lake Michigan, Washington Park & Zoo and…

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Lansing Country Club Public Happenings In April

GOLF UPDATES Where else can you tee-off in Illinois and putt in Indiana?? Only on Lansing Country Club’s infamous 7th hole! The course will be open to the public every Monday (April – September; excluding holidays, weather permitting). Costs will be $25 with a cart before 11am; $20 with a cart after 11am (EXCLUDING holidays).…

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Kesling Park Redesigns And Rebuilds Fort La Play Porte

La Porte residents will soon be able to enjoy the redesigned Fort La Play Porte playground at Kesling Park with a successful crowdfunding campaign launched today. The campaign is sponsored by the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) and offered through the crowdfunding platform developed by Patronicity. The campaign is led by LaPorte Parks and Recreation. “Unfortunately, playgrounds…

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Crown Point Opens New Skating Venue at Bulldog Park

     The City of Crown Point, Parks and Special Events Departments are excited to announce that Bulldog Park will be opening to the public for ice skating! The ribbon cutting took place at  Saturday, December 22nd prior to open skating at 6pm. Concessions will be available with plenty of hot chocolate and wintery treats.        The…

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Duneland Ski Club is Looking for Skiers & Snowboarders

The Duneland Ski Club of Northwest Indiana is now open for membership for 2018-2019.  A membership drive will be held at the Slide Shop at the Pines Ski Area, 674 N. Meridian (south of U.S. 6), Valparaiso.  The Slide Shop will be open for business and Duneland members will be on hand to talk to…

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Indiana Dunes Mount Baldy

     The National Park Service has announced that the trail to the beach at Mount Baldy has been reopened. The trail had been closed for several weeks after storm waves washed out a portion of it leaving a dangerous, 50-foot drop off. Park crews have now completed a rerouted trail and have reopened the…

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New Edge Adventure Park Opening Weekend

Edge Adventures NW Indiana – Deep River Park is our newest tree to tree adventure for the Edge Adventures family of aerial parks. It features over 50 challenging treetop obstacles and zip lines that provide thrills for everyone at every skill level.  It also features our FIRST Kid’s Park, with elements closer to the ground design…

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Winter Lights Drive Thru – Sunset Hill Park

Don’t forget that the Winter Lights Drive Thru is open nightly at Sunset Hill Park from 6-9 pm now through January 3rd! It’s FREE! But, donations are gladly accepted. The drive thru features a lighting of a display of myriad, dazzling light displays throughout the park. The light displays are unique to the park, and…

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Holiday Traditions at Indiana Dunes

Join staff and volunteers at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore as we celebrate “Holiday Traditions in the Dunes.” The program takes place on Saturday, December 8th, 2018 from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm at four locations within the park: Chellberg Farm, Bailly Homestead, the Paul H. Douglas Center, and the Indiana Dunes Visitor Center. It’s a wonderful…

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Uncommon Brant Goose Visits Hammond Indiana

by Carolyn A. Marsh Reprinted from the WRite Stuff News Magazine, November 2016 An uncommon Brant Goose was with Canada Geese in the north basin of George Lake in Hammond. Alan Bruner and Rusty McIntyre discovered the goose on Sept 16.  Alan drives up from Marshall, Indiana to bird the lakefront every year or two…

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