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Bellaboo's Play and Discovery Center

Deep River Waterpark

Turkey Creek Golf Course

Conway Observatory and CAS web link

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FootGolf “Kicks-Off” at Cedar Creek Family Golf Center postponed until MAY 7 due to high possibily of rain and poor conditions. See you next week.

Never heard of FootGolf?  It combines elements of soccer and golf on a modified course and Cedar Creek is the perfect place for it.  Click the photo for details. FootGolf “Kick-Off” for the whole family Saturday, April 30 (rain date May 7) from noon until 4


30th Annual Voyageur Rendezvous

18th Century Fur-Trade Era Reenactment returns to Grand Kankakee Marsh on May 14 & 15 at 10 a.m. – 4 p. m. $4 per person; Children 7 and younger free.  New this year inaugural “Travelers’ Challenge Obstacle Course”.  Click photo for details.

Bellaboo's Play and Discovery Center

Anyone who has raised a child, watched a child, or remembers being a child knows that children PLAY - and through play they learn. That's why Bellaboo's is designed for children ages 9 and younger. Click the photo for details about Bellaboo's many fun activities. 

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The railroad tracks proposed for south Lake County will run adjacent to the back 80 acres of Buckley Homestead and directly through the area of the park that houses the Calumet Astronomy Center?  Click the photo to learn of the consequences and How You Can Help Save Buckley Homestead.

Grinders open season on May 21 in away game

The Deep River Grinders open with an away game, but not too far away for their loyal cranks (fans) to travel.  The Grinders will play the Sunset Hill Colonels at Sunset Hill County Park in Valparaiso. Click on photo for 2016 schedule.

Leave No Child Inside

Participation in outdoor activities in natural settings increases self-esteem, decreases Attention-Deficit Disorder symptoms, and contributes to early learning and emotional and physical development of children. Click on photo



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Lake County Parks and Recreation Department Corporate Office
8411 East Lincoln Highway, Crown Point, Indiana 46307
Just west of Deep River WaterparK 4.5 miles east of I-65 on Route 30