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.
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.
Summer Concert Series
Music, music and more music! These family-friendly concerts are free to attendees and one of the best ways to savor the summer sunlight. Just imagine sitting with family and friends, enjoying local musicians and taking in the summer night. You don’t want to miss it.
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.
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.
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.