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WHO WE ARE

684 acres of parkland

Our staff provides meticulous care for our facilities, shelters, green spaces, streetscapes, lakes, gardens and wooded areas that facilitate connections to our vibrant ecosystem…and each other. People meet, socialize, learn and create community in our spaces that we tend to with great care.

23,779 flowers

Valpo Parks’ skilled horticulture staff produced, planted, and nurtured flowers and foliage all over city streets, roundabouts and other public property. And let’s not forget the 7,455 spring bulbs and 101 trees that were planted!

13 miles of pathways

Our Pathways and Greenways allow thousands of residents and visitors to have non-motorized access to schools, retail shops, public transportation, and major indoor and outdoor recreational opportunities…in all weather!

30 community golf holes

Take a swing at our 2 beautiful courses on 306 acres. Residents and visitors enjoy the links at Forest Park as well as the driving range and Training Center at Creekside. Simulate your swing inside, join a league or take a lesson, it’s all here.

27 athletic fields

Our fields allow for a diverse range of sports and other activities. From Soccer to Softball, these fields provide the opportunity to interact with coaches and teachers who often turn into mentors and role models. We are a Fit City!

14 children’s playgrounds

From small neighborhood parks to the newly rebuilt, state of the art 17,000 sq. ft. all-inclusive ValPLAYso: The Next Generation!, we all love to play. By providing safe, close-to-home opportunities, we stay physically active while connecting to neighbors.

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EVENTS
Monday Jul. 27 - Monday Aug. 31
Session IV Dance - Wedding Class


Friday Aug. 22nd
Valpo Night Ride
Time: Check in begins at 9:30 p.m. - Ride begins at 11:00 p.m.


Saturday, Sept. 12
Popcorn Panic
Time: 7:30 AM - 10:00 AM

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Valpo Parks Ice Rink Offers Extended Holiday Hours
Valpo Parks ice rink will be offering extended holiday hours beginning at 12 noon, Thursday, December 20, 2018. Skate admission is $5 per person and skate renta...
Valpo Parks Continues Glowing Tradition with Luminary Walk
On Thursday evening, the Valparaiso Parks Department invited the city of Valparaiso to their 3rd Annual Luminary Walk, held at the Award-winning Vale Park West...
Valpo Flips the Switch on Christmas Season with Annual Winter Fest and...
Valparaiso's beloved Central Park Plaza played host this evening to hundreds of happy families--and one very large tree-- for the annual Winter Fest and Tree Li...