Hammond Parks Department Announces Summer Recreation 2018

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation present: Summer Recreation 2018, a supervised program with Arts & Crafts, Sports and Games. Five Weeks of summer fun:June 11th – July 13thMonday – 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 setting with sports …

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Mayor McDermott Announces Management Team for Sportsplex

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. announces that James Taillon, II has been named General Manager for the Hammond Sportsplex and Kymberli Roberts, Assistant General Manager Basketball/Volleyball. “We are very fortunate to have these two talented and experienced individuals to lead the Sportsplex into becoming the premiere athletic facility in Northwest Indiana.” Mr. Taillon is a Hammond native and graduate of …

Open Tennis at Dowling Park

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The Dowling Park Tennis Courts are open to the public from May 16, 2018 through July 30, 2018. Hours:Monday, Wednesday, & Friday8:00am – 6:00pm Saturday & Sunday9:00am – 4:00pm Location:3031 J.F. Mahoney DriveHammond, IN 46323 Please note that the park will be closed June 22nd-24th, July 4th-8th, & July 27th-29th.

Hammond Parks has Six Flags Great America Tickets!

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. invites all area residents to purchase your tickets for Six Flags Great America from Hammond Parks & Recreation at a steep discount! The Six Flags Great America tickets are typically priced at over $79 each if purchased at their main gate. Hammond Parks & Recreation is offering them for only $54 each. That is a …

Hammond Edison Park Improvements Groundbreaking

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Upon its completion Edison Park will be a park that is family friendly where parents and children can have fun together. The park will boast two artificial turf mini soccer fields with dasher boards, new playground equipment including accessible fall zone surfacing, new park benches and swings, walking path, agility course, concrete bean bag boards, a skate area and community …

Edison Park Revitalization Groundbreaking Ceremony

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Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. in conjunction with the Hammond Parks and Recreation Department, 4th District Councilman William Emerson, and the Hammond Board of Parks Commissioners will begin the revitalization of Edison Park with a groundbreaking ceremony slated for May 1st at 2:30pm. The public is welcome to attend.

Hammond’s 2018 Flower Give Away

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. Hammond Parks & Recreation and Hammond Parks Foundation, Inc. Present: The City of Hammond’s Annual Flower Give Away When:Saturday, May 12, 201810:00am to 2:00pm Where:Jean Shepherd Community Center3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive 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 …

Hammond’s 14th Annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration

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Sponsored by Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., Hammond Parks & Recreation, and Pepsi Beverages Company. When:Saturday, May 5, 20185:00pm – 10:00pm Where:Hammond Civic Center5825 S. Sohl AvenueHammond, IN 46320 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 …

Spring Indoor Garage Sale

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation are pleased to bring you the first Indoor Garage Sale for 2018. When:Saturday, April 14th from 10am – 3pm Where:Jean Shepherd Community Center3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive. Come and turn an unwanted treasure into a prized possession! Booths will feature a variety of items from which to choose. Admission is free …

Open Chess at the Jean Shepherd Community Center

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Open Chess at the Jean Shepherd Community Center Come out to the Jean Shepherd Community Center, 3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive in Hammond and play open chess with your friends. When:March 24th and 31st, 2018.Noon to 4pm Cost is $3 per player. Refreshments served. Call 219-554-0155 for additional information.