Outdoor Movie Night in Hammond


CATEGORY: Events, Hammond Public Library, Parks Department

Details Hammond Parks & Recreation has teamed up with the Hammond Public Library to show a Movie Night. WHEN: Saturday, September 19, 2020 7:00pm WHERE: Dowling Park Athletic Complex Plaza (next to the Jean Shepherd Community Center at 3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive) DETAILS: The movie will be a Tim Burton Film called “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children”. Doors open …

Park Board Meeting


CATEGORY: News, Parks Department, Public Notices

MEETING OF THE HAMMOND BOARD OF PARK COMMISSIONERS Wednesday, August 19, 2020 Community Room at 5:15 p.m. Hammond Sportsplex – 6630 Indianapolis Boulevard Call the Regular Meeting to Order Roll Call Agenda Minutes from Previous Meeting Register of Claims Facility Use Agreements Civic Center Sportsplex Business Award of Civic Center lower level entrance. Administrator Report Commissioner Comments Public Comment Schedule …

Hammond Sportsplex to Host Hammond Youth Hoops


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department, Sportsplex

Details The Hammond Sportsplex  is now hosting Hammond Youth Hoops (formerly Morton Youth Hoops). Registrations are now being taken at the Hammond Sportsplex, 6630 Indianapolis Boulevard, Monday through Friday from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm in the main office until August 21, 2020. The league fee is $110 per child. A Driver’s License or State ID Card is needed for …

Dowling Park Fishing Derby


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

Details Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation are pleased to announce the return of the Fishing Derby. WHEN: Saturday, August 29th 8:00am – 11:00am WHERE: Dowling Park Pond (next to the Jean Shepherd Community Center at 3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive) DETAILS: Rain or shine. A $2 donation to support the Dowling Park Stocking Program is suggested. …

Park Board Meeting


CATEGORY: News, Parks Department, Public Notices

MEETING OF THE HAMMOND BOARD OF PARK COMMISSIONERS Wednesday, August 5, 2020 Community Room at 5:15 p.m. Hammond Sportsplex – 6630 Indianapolis Boulevard Call the Regular Meeting to Order Roll Call Agenda Minutes from Previous Meeting Register of Claims Facility Use Agreements Civic Center B. Jean Shepherd Community Center Sportsplex Business MLK Park phase 2 change order #5 Administrator Report …

Park Board Meeting


CATEGORY: News, Parks Department, Public Notices

MEETING OF THE HAMMOND BOARD OF PARK COMMISSIONERS Wednesday, July 15, 2020 Community Room at 5:15 p.m. Hammond Sportsplex – 6630 Indianapolis Boulevard Call the Regular Meeting to Order Roll Call Agenda Minutes from Previous Meeting Register of Claims Facility Use Agreements Civic Center Sportsplex Business A. Hammond Port Authority fireworks request Sept. 5, 2020 Irving Park improvements substantial completion …

Martin Luther King Park Ribbon Cutting


CATEGORY: Events, Mayor's Office, Parks Department

Please join Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., Mark Heintz, Hammond Parks and Recreation, 3rd District Councilman Barry Tyler, and the Hammond Board of Park Commissioners as they dedicate the new playground and interactive water feature at Martin Luther King Park with a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday, July 2nd at 1:00 p.m. Everyone is invited! It’s going to be a hot …

Park Board Meeting


CATEGORY: News, Parks Department, Public Notices

MEETING OF THE HAMMOND BOARD OF PARK COMMISSIONERS Wednesday, July 1, 2020 Online via Zoom, 5:15pm Hammond Civic Center – 5825 Sohl Avenue Call the Regular Meeting to Order Roll Call Agenda Minutes from Previous Meeting Register of Claims Facility Use Agreements Civic Center Sportsplex Business None Commissioner Comments Public Comment Schedule of next meeting – July 15, 2020 at …

Recreational Facilities & Parks Now Open*


CATEGORY: News, Parks Department

As of June 12, 2020, per direction from Governor Holcomb’s Executive Order #20-32, the following is an update to what’s open or closed in the City of Hammond Parks and Recreation department. The following facilities are now open with certain social distancing requirements and reduced hours for certain facilities. Please call each facility for more info. Civic Center fitness center …