Category Archives: Winter Sports

Mascot Hall of Fame Announces the 2020 Inductees at the Fur-Tie Fundraiser

by Gayle Faulkner Kosalko,     Who were the winners at the Mascot Hall of Fame?….anyone that joined in the fun for the Annual Fur-tie Fundraiser in December because that’s when the 2020 new Mascots Inductees to join the MHOF were announced. Each year, four inductees from the 4 major United States professional sports leagues…

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Valpo Tree Lighting & Winter Fest

Join Valparaiso Parks and Recreation as they kick off the holiday season with their annual Winter Fest! Visitors will enjoy caroling, figure skating performances by Midwest Training & Ice Center entertainment, photos with Santa, hot chocolate, and the lighting of the Central Park Plaza Christmas tree. The lights on the Holiday Tree will be officially…

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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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Valpo Ice Rink Offers Extended Holiday Hours

     Valpo Parks ice rink will be offering extended holiday hours beginning at 12 noon, Thursday, December 20, 2018. Skate admission is $5 per person and skate rental is $4.  All ages and abilities are welcome.  Skate aids, ADA skate sled, lockers, skate sharpening and concessions available. Free helmet rental also available courtesy of Centier…

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Duneland Ski Club is Looking for Skiers & Snowboarders

     Duneland Ski Club is looking for a few good skiers and snowboarders.  Half-priced memberships for new members will be offered on Saturday, October 19, at Buddy & Pal’s in Schererville (340 U.S. 30) from 2 to 5:30 pm on those dates.  Special half-price memberships will be offered to new members only on those…

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Deep River Park Ice Skating

     Deep River Ice Skating is a 14,500 square foot ice plaza with food and beverage locations, heated indoor bathrooms, a Birthday Party room, and a U.S. 30 Surf Shop. Group Sales and Season Pass offices are available. Plus, the Plaza will be decorated with festive seasonal lighting.     Skate rentals are available for $6…

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Snowball Softball – LaPorte Winterfest

     The “Snowball Softball” Adult Coed Tournament returns to Lions Field at 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 25th, 2020 and will be held come snow or more snow. The double-elimination tournament is limited to the first eight teams to register. NSA coed rules apply. Team awards for first, second and third place and individual awards…

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Ice Skating In Northwest Indiana

 Skating is freedom and exercise and beauty and fun. It is a great way to embrace winter while experiencing the joy of gliding over the ice with friends and family. In order to experience the joy of skating, you have to learn the sport. It might seem an easy concept – just put on a…

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Central Park Plaza Ice Rink opens to the public November 14

     Valpo Parks is happy to announce that the Central Park Plaza Ice Rink will open to the public for the Winter season every November.  Over the next two weeks the park staff will transform the 12,000-square-foot William E. Urschel Pavilion into the center of cold weather fun in downtown Valparaiso.      “Last year was…

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Sledding in Northwest Indiana

It can get boring in the winter months in Northwest Indiana. However, we suggest getting out and having some good, clean outdoor fun. Here’s a list of places to go sledding for you winter pleasure. Sledding in Northwest Indiana LAKE COUNTY: • Centennial Park – Munster – 901 N. Centennial Dr. (219) 836-6930 . •…

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