Hammond Sportsplex Branches Out with New STEM Camp


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department, Sportsplex

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the City of Hammond welcome a new program to the Hammond Sportsplex, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Camp. Various age groups are offered for this program and include ages 5-9, 10-14 and 15-18. The program takes place at the Sportsplex on June 7th-11th from 10am – 11am for ages 5-9, 11:15am – 12:45pm …

Kid’s Run Club


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department, Sportsplex

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the City of Hammond introduce the coolest club for kid’s this summer, the Kid’s Run Club. All kids ages 6-12 are invited to register for this program taking place on Thursday’s from June 3rd to July 8th at Martin Luther King Park (Highland St. and Tapper Ave. next to City Hall). The supervised program …

Summer Cheer Camp at the Hammond Sportsplex


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department, Sportsplex

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the City of Hammond welcome all kids ages 4-12 to register for Cheer Camp taking place on June 21-25th at the Hammond Sportsplex. The program is Monday through Friday from 10:30am – 11:30am in the gymnasium. Participants are asked to bring their own water bottle to class and to wear comfortable clothing. The final …

Kids Turf Time at the Hammond Sportsplex


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department, Sportsplex

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the City of Hammond present the Kid’s Turf Time program, open to all kids ages 8-12 at the Hammond Sportsplex. This program is taking place on Monday through Friday, June 14-18th from 9:00am – 12:00pm on the turf soccer field. Come socialize with other kids in the surrounding communities and make some new friends! …

Annual National Day of Prayer Breakfast

2021 Annual National Day of Prayer Program


CATEGORY: Community Development, Events

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., and the Hammond Faith Based Community invite the public to attend a virtual/in-person program to recognize the National Day of Prayer. When: Thursday, May 6, 2021, 11:00am Where: Hammond Sportsplex 6630 Indianapolis Blvd The theme will be “Lord Pour Out Your Love, Life, and Liberty” 2nd Corinthians 3:17. The live event will take place at …

Hammond’s 2021 Flower Giveaway


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

InfoMayor 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 When: Friday, May 7, 2021 10:00am to 2:00pm Where: Hammond Civic Center 5825 Sohl Avenue Please bring your valid Indiana Driver’s license or Indiana State ID showing your Hammond address. For more information, call …

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Mayor Mcdermott to Throw Out First Pitch at “The Last Inning”


CATEGORY: Events, Mayor's Office

Join Mayor McDermott as he throws out the first pitch for “The Last Inning” baseball tournament on Saturday, May 8 at Dowling Park in Hammond. The tournament, organized by the School City of Hammond, features the baseball teams from Clark, Gavit, Hammond and Morton High Schools. Gates open at 9:30 a.m. with a ticket price of $6 per adult and …

Earth Day Book Drive


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

InfoMayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., Hammond Parks & Recreation are excited to partner with Discover Books for an Earth Day Book Drive. Look for the blue bin at several locations throughout Hammond from Monday, April 19th through Saturday, April 24th. Help us support local businesses, recycle responsibly and keep books out of landfills and in the hands of readers. Blue …

Hammond Marina Fishing Derby


CATEGORY: Events, Hammond Port Authority

InfoMayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Marina are pleased to announce the return of the Annual Fishing Derby for the 23rd year! When: Saturday, April 17, 2021 No Rain Date 7:00 am to 4:00 pm Where: Hammond Marina 701 Casino Center Drive Prizes and trophies are given for: Largest Salmon Largest Trout Largest Bass This event is FREE …

Springtime Pawp-Up Event


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., Hammond Parks & Recreation are excited to announce the return of the Springtime Pawp-Up. This year’s event will take place on Saturday, April 17 from 10am to 3pm at the Hammond Civic Center, 5825 Sohl Avenue. Spend the day shopping over 30 local vendors and rescue shelters. Admission and parking are free for this event. …