Hammond Parks & Rec Summer Tennis Camps

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Players bring your own racquets. All other supplies provided by camp! Where: Dowling Park, 3031 JF Mahoney Drive, Hammond, IN 46323 Register in Person at the Jean Shepherd Community Center, 3031 JF Mahoney Drive, Hammond, IN (219)554-0155

Adult Group Tennis Lessons and Drills

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Learning or returning to tennis has never been easier! This program is an introductory, instructional program for adults. It is designed to teach basic skills quickly in a group environment. Classes meet twice weekly for six weeks, for 1.5 hours of instruction and drills. Includes a chance to win a new racquet. This class is open to adults aged 18 …

Hammond Parks Department Announces Summer Recreation 2017

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation present: Summer Recreation 2017, a supervised program with Arts & Crafts, Sports and Games. Five Weeks of summer fun:June 12th – July 14thMonday – Friday, 9:00am to Noon. Breakfast provided by the School City of Hammond (served 9:00am through 10:00am) This program is open to boys and girls, Hammond residents only, …

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Mayor McDermott Speaks at the 2017 Annual Police Memorial Service

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Mayor McDermott spoke at the Annual Hammond Police Memorial on May 24, 2017. Below is a transcript of that speech: Good evening ladies and gentlemen. I would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge our elected officials…… I would like to welcome you all today to this most solemn occasion—remembering Hammond police officers and officers all across the nation who …

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Hammond City Council Considers Updates to HHRC Mission to Include LGBTQIA

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Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. has announced that the Hammond City Council will consider an ordinance amending section 34.231 of the Hammond Municipal Code pertaining to the addition of sexual orientation and gender identity to the powers and duties of the Hammond Human Relations Commission. This amendment, sponsored by Councilwoman at Large Janet Venecz, will be on the agenda …

2017 Realtors Breakfast

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GNIAR (Greater Northwest Indiana Association of Realtors) and the City of Hammond invite all Realtors to join us for the Annual Realtors Breakfast Discussion Topics: Economic Development, College Bound, Homebound, Neighborhood Stabilization Program, Parks & Recreation and much more. Free golfing for registered realtors. Please RSVP by calling Owana Miller at (219) 853-7326 or email millero@gohammond.com by Friday May 26, …

Hammond Announces Pool Closure for 2017

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Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. has announced that the City of Hammond’s public pools will be closed this season. The city has determined that due to emergency safety conditions that exist at all four of the city’s public swimming pools, they cannot be opened at all this year. “The repairs, even if started today, would not be able to …

College Bound Application Deadline Approaching

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With the end of the school year approaching, Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. would like to remind all returning college students and high school seniors to apply for the College Bound Scholarship Program. This Program provides eligible students with up to $10,500 per year toward tuition at the accredited college or university of their choice located in Indiana. The …

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 $70 each if purchased at their main gate. Hammond Parks & Recreation is offering them for only $50 each. That is a …