Parks & Recreation News

Couple's Ice Skate at Merrifield Ice Rink -- Feb. 14

Join Mishawaka Parks at the Merrifield Complex & Ice Rink on Sunday, February 14th, from 4:30-9:00 PM for a very special time of couple’s ice skating. Cost is only $10 per couple and includes two admissions, two skate rentals, hot chocolate for two and popcorn to share!

February Events from Mishawaka Parks

"We Heart Paws" Dog Event

February 10 | 6:00 pm
Castle Manor in Merrifield Park North

Cancelled due to a Winter Weather Advisory

Families are invited to a night out devoted to our furry friends! Children will get an opportunity to read to a dog, along with craft time, and a fun presentation on dogs. Please bring a pet food/supply donation.

Children must be accompanied by a parent/guardian the entire event. RSVP required by February 1st; spots limited! RSVP to (574) 258-1664 or email

*Please note that family pets are not allowed.

Daddy Daughter Dance - Feb 26, 2016

Join Mishawaka Parks for the annual Daddy Daughter Dance on Friday, February 26th from 7:00-9:00p at the Riverside Terrace in Mishawaka. This year's theme will be "A Winter Wonderland".

Tickets go on sale Monday, January 18th at the temporary offices of the Mishawaka Parks Department located at Eberhart Golf Course, 801 N. State St. in Mishawaka. Cost is $30 for one father-daughter couple with $5 for each additional daughter attending. Dance is open for elementary school girls (grades K-6th). 

Frozen Sisters "Meet & Greet!"

The Mishawaka Parks & Recreation Department proudly presents The Snow Queen and Snow Princess for a day filled with ice-skating, magic, and so much more! The event is scheduled for Saturday, February 6, 2016 at the Merrifield Complex located at 1000 E. Mishawaka Ave. in Mishawaka.

Doors open at 2pm, for a 30-minute VIP skating lesson (reservation only) by the sisters themselves, followed by an open skate from 2:30pm-4pm and a "meet and greet" with the sisters from 4pm-5pm.

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Terry Zeller


 Director of Recreation
and Special Events

Carmen Carpenter