What: Heat Advisory: Peak heat index values of 95 to 100 through Saturday. Where: Mishawaka, Portions of northern Indiana and southwest Michigan. When: Until 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/ Saturday. Impacts: Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur. Additional Details; Heat stress increases with the number of consecutive hot days. The effects of heat are most impactful for more vulnerable urban populations. Summary: Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances.
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Mishawaka Parks and Recreation

Play, Explore, Discover

Mishawaka is home to over 25 parks with endless recreational opportunities for you and your family. From nature trails to playgrounds to concerts, our Parks and Recreation Department is eager to make every park a place you’ll never want to leave.

Mishawaka’s Parks

Kids and adults, welcome! We take pride in our parks, which have a little something for everyone. From walking trails for the nature lover to splash pads for kids, we have something for all ages. Our summer concert series appeals to music lovers who also love the outdoors. Our expertly designed playgrounds provide safe settings for families to discover. No matter your needs or interests, there is a park waiting for you. All you need to do is get outside and explore!

Get Active and Get Involved

Mishawaka is a city bustling with energy. Residents and visitors are eager to stay active. Our complimentary activity guide is perfect for someone looking to explore on their own terms! Download the free guide to get started. If you want to get involved with a team or group, check out our many youth and sports programs.

Special Events

The City of Mishawaka Parks and Recreation Department strives at providing quality events throughout the year, from the Farmers Market to summer concerts and our annual Independence Day Celebration.


We’re proud to share our park and facility spaces with our community. Outdoor spaces, pavilions, meeting rooms and buildings are available to rent for parties, events and fundraisers. Let us know which facility you are interested in, and we will be happy to reserve the space for you.

Buy-a-Brick Program

Leave a lasting legacy for your loved one with the Buy-a-Brick program at Battell Veterans’ Memorial Plaza. By participating in this initiative, you not only honor the service of our brave military men and women but also contribute to a worthy cause. 

Mishawaka Parks and Recreation Foundation

The Mishawaka Parks and Recreation Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for residents of Mishawaka and surrounding communities by supporting and promoting recreational, cultural, and educational opportunities within our parks system.

Northern Indiana’s Premier Golf Course

Golfers of all skill levels rave about the Eberhart-Petro Golf Course for its immaculate grounds and friendly staff. The course has challenges for seasoned pros, but its family-friendly atmosphere also makes it the perfect place for beginners to improve their game.

City of Mishiwaka Indiana, The Princess City Established 1833

Parks and Recreation Department

Battell Community Center
904 N. Main St.
Mishawaka, IN 46545

Phone: (574) 258-1664
Fax: (574) 258-1736

Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm