Parks & Recreation News

Michiana Renaissance Festival -- August 23-24

The Michiana Renaissance Festival will be held August 23-24, 2014 from 10 AM to 6 PM each day at Kamm Island. Tickets are $12 for adults(13 & up), $10 for seniors, and $7 for children ages 6-12. Children under 5 and military personnel (with ID) are FREE! Drop off canned food items for the Food Pantry when you buy your ticket at the gate and receive $1 off the ticket price for each can you bring.*

Mishawaka Parks 2014 Youth Football Information

Mishawaka Parks has released additional information regarding practice schedules and draft times for their 2014 Youth Tackle and Flag Football programs.

Youth Tackle Football
Practices will be held at Merrifield Park using the following schedule:

  • August 11-14 from 6-7:30pm - Conditioning (shorts and shirts)
  • August 18-21 from 6-7:30pm - Conditioning (helmets and shoulder pads)

Beginning August 25th, practices will be held every Tuesday and Thursday from 6-7:30pm.

The Youth Tackle Football Draft will be held on August 11th at 5:30pm at Castle Manor in Merrifield Park.

Mishawaka Parks - Upcoming Fall Events

Mishawaka Parks has announced two rain makeup dates and one additional concert for their 2014 Summer Concert Series as well as some upcoming events for the Fall of 2014. 

Mishawaka Parks "Fun In The Sun"

Join Mishawaka Parks this summer as they bring their "Fun in the Sun" program to local parks throughout Mishawaka.

A Mishawaka Parks Department outreach camp, Fun in the Sun is designed to utilize the smaller, local neighborhood parks. Rotating between Hums, Borley and Hillis Hans Park on Mondays during June, July and August, children and their parents are welcome to attend any of the days from 11:00am-2:00pm for free games, crafts, activities and food.

Administrative Office
904 N. Main Street
Mishawaka, IN 46544
Ph: (574) 258-1664
Fax: (574) 258-1736
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Parks Superintendent
Terry Zeller


Director of Recreation
& Special Events

Carmen R. Carpenter