Tennis Lessons at Harrison Park


CATEGORY: News, Parks Department

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks and Recreation presents Tennis Lessons at Harrison Park. Session 1 will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays (June 18, 20, 25 & 27; July 2, 9, 11, & 16). Session 2 will also be on Tuesdays and Thursdays (July 18, 23, 25 & 30; August 1, 6, 8 & 13). The registration deadline …

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Hessville Park Ribbon Cutting


CATEGORY: Events, Mayor's Office, Parks Department

Please join Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., Hammond Parks and Recreation Department, 6th District Councilman Scott Rakos, 5th District Councilman Dave Woerpel and the Hammond Board of Park Commissioners as they dedicate the enhancement to Hessville Park with a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday, May 23rd at 1:00 p.m. The improvements include an Interactive water feature, poured-in-place safety surfacing in the …

Vendors Sought for Autumn Colors Fall Craft Show


CATEGORY: News, Parks Department

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation are pleased to bring you the first Autumn Colors Fall Craft Show on Saturday and Sunday, October 5th & 6th, 2019, from 10:00am – 3:00pm at the Hammond Civic Center, 5825 S. Sohl Avenue. Vendor applications are currently being taken for this event. A 10’x10’ vendor booth for the two …

Hammond Sportsplex to Host Kids Volleyball Camp


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department, Sportsplex

The Hammond Sportsplex is hosting a Youth Volleyball Camp from Monday, June 10, 2019 to Wednesday, June 12, 2019 from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm for children ages 5-15. Registrations will be taken at the Hammond Sportsplex, 6630 Indianapolis Boulevard, Monday through Friday from 8:00 am until 10:00 pm in the main office until June 7, 2019. Space is limited. …

2019 Region Riot Criterium Bike Race


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., in partnership with Region Racing Powered by Strack & Van Til, is proud to bring back the Region Riot Criterium bike race to the city of Hammond on Saturday, May 11, 2019, 8:00am – 6:00pm. A criterium cycling race, also known as a crit, is a bike race consisting of multiple laps around a closed …

Hammond’s 2019 Flower Giveaway


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., the Hammond Department of Parks & Recreation, and the Hammond Parks Foundation, Inc. Present: The City of Hammond’s Annual Flower Giveaway Please bring your valid Indiana Driver’s license or Indiana State ID showing your Hammond address. For more information, call 219-554-0155. Event is while supplies last.

Hammond Parks Department Announces Summer Recreation 2019


CATEGORY: News, Parks Department

Details Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation present: Summer Recreation 2019, a supervised program with Arts & Crafts, Sports and Games. Five Weeks of summer fun: June 10th - July 12th Monday - Friday, 9:00am to Noon. Breakfast provided by the School City of Hammond (served 9:00am through 10:00am) Children will be in a supervised day camp ...

RESCHEDULED: Annual Easter Egg Hunt


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., Hammond Parks & Recreation, the Hammond Parks Foundation, Inc. and the American Veterans Motorcycle Riders Association (AVMRA) invite Hammond residents to bring children ages 0-12 to the 16th Annual Easter Egg Hunt which has been rescheduled for Saturday, April 20. Due to the snow storm, the event was canceled on April 14. There is no …

Hammond’s 15th Annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

Sponsored by Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., Hammond Parks & Recreation, and Pepsi Beverages Company. Food served by El Gran Taco Mexican Grill (from 5:00pm – 8:00pm). Entertainment by: All tickets include food for $15. Children under 12 are $5. Cash bar available. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 219-853-6378.

Spring Indoor Garage Sale


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

Come and turn unwanted treasure into a prized possession! Booths will feature a variety of items to choose from. It’s FREE to enter and concessions will be available to purchase. For additional information on attending or becoming a vendor, call the Jean Shepherd Community Center at (219) 554-0155.