Parks & Recreation News

Mishawaka Heritage Festival -- September 4, 2016

The second annual Mishawaka Heritage Festival will take place on Sunday, September 4, 2016 from 4pm-10pm in Central Park and celebrates the ethnic, religious and industrial heritage of the Mishawaka community. It includes music, dance, food, drink and history; focusing on where our City has been and the core of what makes our City unique today.

Local NFL Punt, Pass & Kick Competition -- Sept. 17, 2016

Mishawaka's Punt, Pass & Kick Competition will take place on Saturday, September 17th, 2016 at 10am at Merrifield Park in Mishawaka. Local winners have the opportunity to advance to regional and national competitions.

Blasko Hired As Mishawaka Parks Superintendent

Mayor Dave Wood has announced the hiring of Phil Blasko as Superintendent of Mishawaka Parks. Blasko was hired to fill the opening created when previous Superintendent Terry Zeller left for a position in Chico, California.

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!


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Phil Blasko


 Director of Recreation
and Special Events

Carmen Carpenter