Parks & Recreation News

Merrifield Pool To Adjust Hours For Summerfest and July 4th

Merrifield Pool hours of operation will be adjusted slightly during Summerfest activities and the July 4th holiday. 

On Friday, June 24th Merrifield will close at 4pm and remain closed on Saturday, June 25th due to Summerfest.

On Monday July 4th, Merrifield will close at 4pm.

Mary Gibbard Pool will function with normal hours of operation.

Contact the Mishawaka Parks Dept at (574) 258-1664 with any questions.

Mishawaka Parks Summer "Reach Out" Program

Join Mishawaka Parks staff for a few hours each Tuesday from 11am-2pm for three hours of crafts, activities and snacks! Each week will have a different theme and location. There is no cost and snacks (not lunch) will be served. Contact Carmen Carpenter at Mishawaka Parks (574) 258-1664 with any questions.

Hope to see you there!

"Rockin' by the River" Summer Day Camps

Mishawaka Parks & Recreation has announced the schedule for their "Rockin' by the River" Summer Day Camps. The camps will run weekly Monday thru Friday between June 6th and August 12th and feature a different theme each week. Camps are open to all youths ages 6-11 and feature both 3-day and 5-day options with activity schedules running from 9:15am-3:30pm (Basic) or from 7:30am-5:30pm (Extended).

Trash Bash at Merrifield/Crawford Park -- April 9

Merrifield North Park and Crawford need your help! Volunteer for the 3rd Annual Trash Bash to be held April 9th, 2016 and join the Parks and Recreation Department and help clean up the park. All supplies will be provided. This is a great opportunity to donate your time and help keep the park beautiful! Event begins at 10:00am.

Contact the Mishawaka Parks Department at (574) 258-1664 to volunteer.


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 Director of Recreation
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Carmen Carpenter