Parks & Recreation News

Trash Bash at George Wilson Park -- April 11

George Wilson Park needs your help! Volunteer for the 2nd Annual Trash Bash on April 11th 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.

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 Sunday, March 1, 2015 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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Daddy Daughter Barn Dance - Feb 28

Join the Mishawaka Parks Department for a Daddy Daughter Barn Dance on Saturday, February 28th from 7:00-9:00p at the Mishawaka F.O.P Lodge. Dance is open for girls grades K – 6 escorted by a male adult family member.

Tickets are $25 per couple for Mishawaka residents and $35 per couple for non-Mishawaka residents. Additional daughters are $5 each. Register and purchase tickets at the Mishawaka Parks Department 904 N. Main St. Mishawaka, IN 46545 Monday-Friday 8-5p. Tickets are first-come, first-serve and available for purchase until February 23rd.

February Events from Mishawaka Parks

Couples Ice Skating -- Please join us at Merrifield Complex and Ice Rink on Saturday, February 14th from 4:30-9:00 PM for a very special time of Couples Ice Skating.

Cost is $10 per couple and includes two admissions, two skate rentals, hot chocolate for two and a box of popcorn to share! Couple’s may consist of any two persons: two friends, two sweethearts, a mother and son, a father and daughter, two siblings, you get the picture…just grab someone and come have some fun! Remember to dress warmly as Merrifield Ice Rink is an outdoor rink.

Administrative Office
904 N. Main Street
Mishawaka, IN 46544
Ph: (574) 258-1664
Fax: (574) 258-1736
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Parks Superintendent
Terry Zeller


Director of Recreation
& Special Events

Carmen R. Carpenter