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General Information Central Park Office

Pete Thorn Center

(Open year round)

(Open seasonally)

117 E. Canal Street Warsaw, IN 46580

800 N. Park Avenue Warsaw, IN 46580 Phone: (574) 372-9554

Phone: (574) 372-9554 Fax: (574) 372-9555 Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

(Hours may vary due to events)

Staff & Leadership Park Administration

Larry Plummer, Superintendent Shaun Gardner, Maintenance Director Sheila Wieringa, Recreation Director Heather Frazier, Administrative Asst.

Park Maintenance

Becky Bailey Adam Howard Dave Eppenbaugh Ben Mikel Bart Hanft John Oliver Chris Holsclaw

Park Board

Steve Haines, President Jill Beehler, Library Board Michelle Boxell, Member

lplummer@warsaw.in.gov sgardner@warsaw.in.gov swieringa@warsaw.in.gov hfrazier@warsaw.in.gov

Richard Pierson Kaleb Pratt Travis Thomas

Larry Ladd, Vice-President Diane Quance, City Council Bill Baldwin, Member

Interested in Volunteering? Volunteers are an important part of what makes our programs successful and possible for the community. We have almost every opportunity imaginable to suit your skills and interests. Visit our website under “Volunteer Opportunities� and submit a Volunteer Interest Form today! Call us at (574) 372-9554 or e-mail us at parksevents@warsaw.in.gov for questions or additional information.

Kevin Walker Dusty Wiggs Andrew Wright

Mayor of Warsaw Joseph Thallemer


May 1 - September 30

Open 6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Bixler, Central, Municipal, Nye, Open 6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Beyer, Funk, Hire, Kelly, Ker, Kiwanis, Lake City Greenway (Beyer Farm Trail), Lucerne, Krebs Trailhead, McKinley, Pike Lake Park/ Beach, Rarick, Richardson-DuBois

October 1 - April 30

Open 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Beyer, Bixler, Central, Funk, Hire, Kelly, Ker, Kiwanis, Lake City Greenway (Beyer Farm Trail), Lucerne, Krebs Trailhead, McKinley, Municipal, Nye, Pike Lake Park/Beach, Rarick, Richardson-DuBois

Mantis Skate Park Basketball Courts (lighted)

See page 17 for dates & hours of operation Open 6:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m. year-round

After Hours Fishing Pass After Hours Fishing Passes are available free of cost for fishing in the parks after normal operating hours. You may register for a fishing pass at the Central Park Office, 117 E. Canal Street, during normal business hours. Passes do not require renewal unless you move or your personal information has changed. You must have your pass with you at all times when fishing on park property after hours. These passes do not replace stateissued fishing licenses.

How to Register for a Program Option 1: Visit our office (see page 1 for locations). Option 2: Visit our website at www.warsaw.in.gov/parks Now offering online registration! Refunds: The Warsaw Parks & Recreation Department’s Program Refund Policy is available on our website and on the registration form. Photo Disclosure: Warsaw Parks & Recreation Department reserves the right to photograph programs and events for documentation and marketing purposes. If you do not wish to be included in this photography, please notify our staff.

Accessibility Assistance Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid of service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures, to participate in a program, service, or activity of the City of Warsaw should contact the office of the City Planner Jeremy Skinner, 102 S. Buffalo Street, Warsaw, IN 46580 / Phone number (574) 372-9550, as soon as possible, but no later than 48-hours before the scheduled event.

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Boggs Recreation Area

General Information

Park Hours of Operation

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Guide Directory City of Warsaw Parks & Recreation | warsaw.in.gov/parks | (574) 372-9554

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Date

Program

Page

Date

Program

Page

5-May

* Princess Tea Party……………………………………. 14

11-Jul

Imagination Station……………………………… 14

11-May

* Coffee & Canvas………………………………………. 18

11-Jul

* Wildlife Explorers…………………………………. 15

19-May

* Fly Fishing Workshop………………………………. 19

13-Jul

Concert - Whistle Pigs…………………………... 9

25-May

Concert - Cornfield Mafia…………………………. 9

13-Jul

Mantis Skate Park Skate/Scoot Games……17

25-May

Mantis Skate Park Late Skate…………………… 17

14-Jul

Movie Night in Central Park - Coco……….. 12

25-27 May

Lakes Festival………………………………………….. 21

16-Jul

* Swim Lessons Session 2 Begins……………… 20

1-Jun

Concert - Kevin Purcell & Nightburners…… 9

17-Jul

* Creative Kids…………………………………………. 13

2-Jun

Kids' Fishing Derby………………………………….. 11

18-Jul

Imagination Station……………………………… 14

2-Jun

Touch-A-Truck…………………………………………. 12

18-Jul

* Wildlife Explorers…………………………………. 15

2-Jun

Mantis Skate Park Late Skate Pizza………….. 17

20-Jul

Country Concert for St. Jude…………………. 10

4-Jun

Library Stories in the Park……………………….. 16

23-Jul

* Zoo Bash……………………………………………….. 15

4-Jun

Community Canoe/Paddleboarding………… 19

24-Jul

* Creative Kids…………………………………………. 13

4-Jun

* Paddleboarding Clinic………………………………. 20

25-Jul

Imagination Station……………………………… 14

6-Jun

Imagination Station…………………………………. 14

25-Jul

* Wildlife Explorers…………………………………. 15

8-Jun

Concert - The Jet Beats…………………………….. 9

26-Jul

Community Canoe/Paddleboarding………. 19

9-Jun

Movie Night in Central Park - Cars 3……….. 12

26-Jul

* Paddleboarding Clinic……………………………. 20

11-Jun

Library Stories in the Park……………………….. 16

27-Jul

Concert - The Lemon Brothers………………. 9

12-Jun

* Creative Kids……………………………………………. 13

27-Jul

Mantis Skate Park Late Skate Pizza……….. 17

13-Jun

Imagination Station…………………………………. 14

28-Jul

* Paddleboard Clinic………………………………… 20

13-Jun

* Wildlife Explorers…………………………………….. 15

28-Jul

Community Canoe/Paddleboarding……… 19

15-Jun

Rockin' for Riley Concert………………………….. 10

31-Jul

Beach Bash…………………………………………… 15

18-Jun

Library Stories in the Park……………………….. 16

3-Aug

Family Carnival……………………………………… 11

18-Jun

* Swim Lessions Session 1 Begins……………….. 20

4-Aug

Mantis Skate Park Competition…………….. 17

19-Jun

* Creative Kids……………………………………………. 13

10-Aug

Concert - Top Secret Band…………………….. 9

20-Jun

Imagination Station…………………………………. 14

11-Aug

Movie Night in Central Park - Ferdinand.. 12

20-Jun

* Wildlife Explorers…………………………………….. 15

11-Aug

Mantis Skate Park Late Skate………………… 17

21-Jun

Mantis Skate Park Go Skate Day………………. 17

17-Aug

Concert - Jared Knox…………………………….. 9

21-Jun

Community Canoe/Paddleboarding………… 19

18-Aug

* Fly Fishing…………………………………………….. 19

21-Jun

* Paddleboarding Clinic……………………………… 20

24-Aug

Concert - The Whisnants……………………….. 9

22-Jun

Concert - Cari Ray & Shaky Legs……………….. 9

31-Aug

Mantis Skate Park Late Skate………………… 17

23-Jun

* Superhero Training Camp………………………… 14

8-Sep

Family Safety Day…………………………………. 21

25-Jun

Library Stories in the Park……………………….. 16

14-Sep

* Coffee & Canvas……………………………………. 18

25-Jun

* Lego Mania……………………………………………… 15

15-Sep

Mantis Skate Park Late Skate/Glow………. 17

26-Jun

* Creative Kids……………………………………………. 13

12-Oct

Fall Family Fun……………………………………… 11

27-Jun

Imagination Station…………………………………. 14

9-Nov

* Coffee & Canvas……………………………………. 18

27-Jun

* Wildlife Explorers……………………………………. 15

12-Nov

* Letters From Santa Start……………………….. 14

29-Jun

Mantis Skate Park Late Skate………………….. 17

7-Dec

Light up the Night…………………………………. 12

30-Jun

* Paddleboarding Clinic……………………………… 20

11-Jan

* Coffee & Canvas……………………………………. 18

30-Jun

Community Canoe/Paddleboarding………… 19

8-9-Feb * Daddy Daughter Dance…………………………. 13

6-Jul

Blues & BBQ Festival……………………………….. 10

8-Mar

* Coffee & Canvas……………………………………. 18

9-Jul

Community Canoe/Paddleboarding…………. 19

20-Apr

* Brushes 'n Bunnies……………………………….. 13

9-Jul

* Paddleboarding Clinic……………………………… 20

4-May

* Princess Tea Party…………………………………. 14

10-Jul

* Creative Kids……………………………………………. 13

10-May * Coffee & Canvas……………………………………. 18

* Requires Registration


The Gardens of Central Park Northeast End of Central Park Open April through October

Warsaw Biblical Gardens Bixler Park Open May 15 to September 15, Dawn to Dusk The Bible’s story begins with a garden and ends with a vision of trees bearing fruit. The Warsaw Biblical Gardens, situated on approximately 3/4 acre, currently contains over 100 plants that are named in the Bible. A diversity of climates can be found in the Holy Land, which allows for most of its plants to be grown somewhere in the United States. For more information, call (574) 267-6218.

Ride+Walk Warsaw Visit one of several greenways or bike facilities in the Warsaw and Winona Lake communities. Whether you’re looking to take a relaxing walk or ride your bike, we have the perfect places to go. Information on completed greenways, trailheads, and suggested bike routes can be found at the resources below: For a bike and greenway suitability map and background information, visit www.warsaw.in.gov or the Central Park Office. For more information, go to www.ridewalk.com

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The Gardens of Central Park are the culmination of Robert and Roma Maish’s dream to create a perennial garden for Kosciusko County and its visitors. Made possible through an endowment fund established by the Maishes through the Kosciusko County Community Foundation, the Gardens contain over 160 perennial flowers, shrubs, and grasses. The facility is accessible and offers a variety of blossoms, colors, and a fish pond. For more information, contact the Kosciusko County Community Foundation at (574) 267-1901.

Partnership Facilities

Partnership Facilities

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E. Market St. & Park S. Washington St. End of Arthur St.

Trail(s)

End of N. Buffalo St.

Tennis Court

End of N. Indiana St.

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Sledding Hill

E. Ft. Wayne St. & Scott

Skate Park

N. Park Ave.

Shelter(s) - Enclosed

Beyer Farm Trailhead

Shelter(s) - Open

S. McKinley & Market

Restrooms

E. Smith St. & Hillside

Rental Facility

Market St. & Court St.

Playground

End of Fawley St.

Picnic Tables

Arthur St.

Open Space

N. Lake St. & Perry St.

Lake Access

Indiana St. & Canal St.

Gazebo

420 Little League Dr.

Gardens

N. Detroit St.

Camping (*fee)

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Facility Rentals All rental facilities and equipment managed by Warsaw Parks & Recreation Department must be reserved in advance. Each facility may be reserved up to one year in advance. All rental buildings are alcohol- and smoke-free. Rental fees are subject to applicable sales tax. For information, pricing, availability, or rules/ regulations, please visit our website at www.warsaw.in.gov/parks Now offering online reservation!

Building Rentals Center Lake Pavilion - 119 E. Canal St. With seating for 300, this is the largest rental facility available with Warsaw Parks & Recreation Department. Amenities include kitchen, PA system, coffee makers, stages, tables, and chairs. This facility is accessible.

Nye Youth Cabin - 357 N. Buffalo St. Also known as the Scout Cabin, this facility seats 70. Amenities include kitchen, tables, and chairs. This facility is accessible.

Firemen’s Building - 1013 E. Arthur St. This mid-sized building seats up to 100. Amenities include kitchen, tables, and chairs. This facility is accessible.

Shelter Rentals Central Park Open Shelters

Perfect for family reunions or a casual picnic. East & West shelters are both available for reservation and include six picnic tables that seat 8 - 10 people each. Fees are $35 per shelter plus tax. Shelters are accessible.

Other Open Shelters: Beyer, Bixler,

Kelly, Kiwanis, & Richardson-DuBois Parks. Accommodations vary. Fees are $35 each plus tax. Call for details.

Lucerne Shelters - 800 N. Park Avenue

Four stone enclosed shelters, seat 40-50 people each. Fee is $50 each plus tax. The amphitheater is available with electricity for an additional $25 plus tax. Shelter #3 is accessible.


Central Park Plaza - 225 E. Fort Wayne St.

Reserve the Plaza for weddings, concerts, and more. Seats 500 people. Fee is $100 plus refundable damage deposit of $250. This facility is accessible.

Pete Thorn Center Gymnasium

May be reserved by the hour on Saturdays or Sundays for athletic uses only. Gym capacity is 260 people. Rental is $40 per hour plus refundable damage deposit of $100. Please call for additional information about fees and rules/regulations. May be reserved in select parks for weekends and holidays during the summer for $3 each plus tax. When available, they may be delivered off-site for a flat rate of $10 each plus tax within city limits or $15 each plus tax outside city limits, but within Wayne Township.

Sawhorse Tables (April 15 - October 1) May be reserved for garage sales during the summer. When available, reserved tables are $8 each plus tax within city limits or $12 each plus tax outside city limits, but within Wayne Township.

Pike Lake Campground 2018 Season: April 15 - October 1 574-269-1439 Phone only active during season.

Amenities

Trash pick-up, picnic table, 30/50 AMP electric, shower and restrooms, fish cleaning station, water, sewer as needed, fire rings, firewood sold by the wheelbarrow load, level sites with no trees, kayak and canoe rental.

Rates

$32 per night plus tax $192 per week plus tax $490 per month $1,900 per season No refunds/No subletting Open 24 hours to registered campers only. No storage after season.

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Picnic Tables (April 15 - October 1)

Rental Information

Other Rentals

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Concerts

Free Concerts in Central Park

Cari Ray & The Shaky Legs

Jared Knox

The Lemon Brothers

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Central Park Concert Series | 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. | Central Park Plaza

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Kick off your weekend the right way by relaxing with the Central Park Concert Series. A perfect opportunity to spend time with the family, enjoy familiar tunes, and experience new types of performances. Performances made possible by the Kosciusko County Community Foundation and the Indiana Arts Commission - a state agency. Additional sponsorship by 107.3 WRSW, Willie 103.5 FM, and 1480 News Now! Warsaw. May 25

Cornfield Mafia

Country

June 1 Kevin Purcell Blues/Rock & The Nightburners June 8

The Jet Beats

Brittish Rock

June 22

Cari Ray & The Shaky Legs

Bluegrass/Blues/Country

July 13

Whistle Pigs

Big Band

July 27

The Lemon Brothers

Country/Modern/Classic Rock

August 10

Top Secret Band

60’s to Current Rock

August 17 Jared Knox Country August 24

The Jet Beats

The Whisnants

Top Secret Band

Gospel

Whistle Pigs


Featuring

Night Ranger 8:00 p.m. Winner of WRSW’s “Local Star Search”

6:30 p.m.

Concerts

Rockin’ for Riley Concert

Friday, June 15 at the Central Park Glover Pavilion Sponsored by Gold Level Sponsors Classic Hits 107.3 WRSW, DePuy Synthes, and Zimmer Biomet.

Featuring

Tinsley Ellis

8:00 p.m.

Blues DeVille

6:00 p.m.

Friday, July 6 at the Central Park Glover Pavilion Sponsored by Gold Level Sponsor Classic Hits 107.3 WRSW. Silver Level Sponsor Sterling Contracting, LLC.

Country Concert for St. Jude Featuring

Jerrod Niemann

8:00 p.m.

Winner of Willie 103.5’s “Local Star Search” 6:30 p.m.

Friday, July 20 at the Central Park Glover Pavilion Sponsored by Gold Level Sponsor Willie 103.5 FM, The Dr. Dane & Mary Louise Miller Foundation, and Zimmer Biomet. Bronze Level Sponsor Medtronic.

The Dr. Dane & Mary Louise Miller Foundation

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Blues & BBQ Festival

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Community Events Kids’ Fishing Derby Saturday, June 2 | 8:00 - 11:30 a.m. Municipal Park (near Center Lake Beach) Prizes awarded for the biggest fish and more for various age groups (3-16 years old). The first 30 kids will receive a gift bag. Participants must bring their own pole and bait (catch and release fishing only).

Fall Family Fun Friday, October 12 | 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Lucerne Park Enjoy a crisp Fall evening of family activities, including hayrides, storytellers, crafts, snacks, and a campfire the lake.Fun A perfect Fall by Family opportunity to make family memories before the season ends! Silver Level Sponsorship by Nipsco and Kosciusko Community Hospital. Bronze Level Sponsorship by Via Credit Union and Danco Anodizing.

Family Carnival Friday, August 3 | 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. Central Park (tickets sold at West Shelter) Tickets 25¢ each, Punchcards $5 each (punchcards are equal to 20 tickets)

A carnival in the park for the entire family! Enjoy children’s entertainment, games, activities, face painting, a dunk tank, and more! Also, sign-up the kids for Penguin Point’s Big Wheel Race that will be held in conjunction with the carnival! Gold Level Sponsorship by Penguin Point. Silver Level Sponsorship by Nipsco and Kosciusko Community Hospital. Bronze Level Sponsorship by Danco Anodizing.


Community Events

Family Movie Nights

June 9 July 14 August 11

Disney Pixar “Cars 3” Disney Pixar “Coco” Blue Sky Studio “Ferdinand”

Feature will begin at 7:30 p.m. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets, and gather your friends for a family-friendly movie outside in Municipal park, near Center Lake Beach, on the “monster” screen. A concession stand will be available, cash only.

Touch-A-Truck Saturday, June 2 | 12:00 - 3:00 p.m. Central Park Put your imagination in gear! This free, fun community event gives the young, and young at heart, an opportunity to touch, explore, and see their favorite trucks or equipment up close and personal. Bronze Level Sponsorship by Warsaw Buick GMC.

Light Up The Night Friday, December 7 | 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Celebrate the first lighting of the Central Park Holiday Light Display. Outside, children will receive glow necklaces while supplies last. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be in attendance inside the Center Lake Pavilion, along with face painters, balloon artists, games, and activities. You won’t want to miss it! Gold Level Sponsorship by Dennis Polk Equipment. Silver Level Sponsorship by Paragon Medical.

Holiday Light Display December 7-31: This display will be lit each evening and is a special way to celebrate the holiday season in Warsaw’s Central Park. Silver Level Sponsorship by Maple Leaf Farms. Bronze Level Sponsorship by Dennis Polk Equipment and Wyndham Garden Hotel.

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Gold Level Sponsorship by Warsaw Walmart. Bronze Level Sponsorship by Danco Anodizing

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Family Programs City of Warsaw Parks & Recreation | warsaw.in.gov/parks | (574) 372-9554

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Programs Creative Kids! Tuesdays June 12 - July 24* | 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. Pete Thorn Center - Activities Room, Ages 8-12. $5 per week, $25 for all 6 weeks if paid in advance. Register ne week in advance. Min. 5/Max. 20 per week. Let the kids explore their creative side! Each week participants will create at least two new projects, testing their creativity! Watch our Facebook page to see which projects will be featured each week! *No class July 3.

Daddy’s Little Sweetheart Dance - 2019 Friday, Feb. 8, or Saturday Feb. 9, 2019 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. | Center Lake Pavilion $15 per person. Tickets available beginning Jan. 2 until sold out. Max 150 per night. Create special, enchanting memories with your daughter as you dance under the lights, enjoy desserts, and have a photo taken to be mailed to your home after the event. Each girl will receive a special gift. Grandfathers and other male guardians are encouraged to participate! Don’t miss this event that you and your sweetheart will remember forever. For girls ages 3-14. Bronze Level Sponsorship by Good To Go.

Brushes ‘n Bunnies - 2019 Saturday, April 20, 2019 | 9:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Center Lake Pavilion $15 per person, Max. 30 participants Register by April 15, 2019

Bring the kids to create a canvas painted masterpiece with the Easter Bunny! Each child will take home their canvas creation, receive a special gift, and have time to visit with the Easter Bunny. Don’t forget your camera to capture the memories! Any age welcome. Preschool and younger requires parent participation.


Wednesdays, June 6 - July 25* | 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Pete Thorn Center - Activities Room, Ages 3-7 A parent-child program full of activities, crafts, stories, and more. Each week features exciting themes for the kids! Don’t miss this fun opportunity! *No class July 4. Farm Weather Dr. Seuss Robots Vacation Gardening Earth Love

Princess Tea Party Saturday, May 12, 2018 | 10:00 - 11:30 2019 Date: May 4 - Center Lake Pavilion

Pike Lake Firemens Building Ages 3-10, $10 per child

Hear ye! Hear ye! You are cordially invited to attend our first ever Princess Tea Party. Dress in your favorite princess attire or fanciest dress! Children can meet, and see what it takes to be, a princess! Cost includes meet and greet with 2 princesses and your very own tiara to take home! Register through May 7 or until 30 spots are full.

Superhero Training Camp Saturday, June 23 | 10:30 - Noon Center Lake Pavilion Ages 5-12, $10 per child Are you ready to save the day? Trainees can meet, and see what it takes to be, a superhero! Cost includes meet and greet with 2 superheros and your very own cape and mask to take home! Register through June 18 or until 30 spots are full.

Letters From Santa November 12 - December 10 $2 per letter Have Santa send your child a personalized letter for Christmas! Forms will be available November 12 at the Central Park Office and on our website. Copies of your children’s letters to Santa may be attached to forms. Forms will be available at warsaw.in.gov/santa

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June 6 June 13 June 20 June 27 July 11 July 18 July 25

Youth Programs

Imagination Station

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Youth Programs

Wildlife Explorers Wednesdays, June 13 - July 25* 2:30-3:30 p.m., Lucerne Park Ages 6-12, $5 per child, per week or $25 for all 6 sessions Discover nature in local parks! This fun, fastpaced, interactive 6-week program from the National Recreation & Park Association is designed to connect youth to nature by encouraging exploration through experiments, activities, and crafts. *No program July 4.

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Lego Mania!

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Monday, June 25 | 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. Pete Thorn Center Gymnasium Ages 5-12, $5 per child. Register by June 22, Min. 10/Max. 30 Everything Lego! Visit many different stations with crafts, games, snacks, and, of course, open building stations! Great for any child!

Beach Bash! Tuesday, July 31 | 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Center Lake Beach (East side of the pier, behind Pavilion) Ages 6-12 Come dressed to get wet at our Luau themed party! Join our staff for crazy water games and activities at the beach. We’ll have everything you need for some beat-the-heat fun! Parent involvement is not required, but parents should be present during this program.

Zoo Bash! Monday, July 23 | 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. Pete Thorn Center Gymnasium Ages 3-7, $10 per child. Register by July 20, Min. 10/Max. 20 Stuff and dress your very own zoo animal and enjoy fun activities, crafts, & games together!


Mondays, June 4 - 25 | 11:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Municipal Park (next to the Central Park Office) Join the Warsaw Community Public Library for stories in the park! For more information on library programs, please call (574) 267-6011.

YMCA Soccer Camps in the Park Kelly Park: June 11-14 & June 18-21 Richardson-Dubois: June 18-21 & July 23-26

Young Tigers Football & Cheer Each year, Young Tigers serves almost 200 Warsaw boys and girls and provides over 14,000 hours of youth development to the community. Young Tigers youth development focuses on children ages 7-12 to promote athletics, player safety, leadership skills, and community service participation. For more information, contact Andy Owens at (574) 377-1034 or visit www.youngtigersfootball.com All Young Tigers coaches are required to maintain ‘Heads Up’ certification from USA Football.

Summer Tennis Program Young Stars Tennis (grades K-2)

Session 1: Mon./Wed. or Tue./Thurs., June 4-21 Session 2: Mon./Wed. or Tue./Thurs., June 25- July 12 Times: 9:00 - 9:50 or 10:00 - 10:50 a.m. $50 for first session, $15 for second session

Summer Tennis Program (grades 3-12)

June 4 - July 12 (meets 2 or 4 days per week) $50/person for 2 days/week, $75/person for 4 days/week

These programs are offered by the Warsaw Community Tennis Association and take place at Warsaw Community High School. For more information on these programs, call Jan Orban at (574) 551-0121.

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Camps available through the Parkview YMCA for ages 3-10. Visit www.kcymca.org for more information and to register. Financial assistance is available. Email zgard@kcymca.org for more information regarding financial assistance.

Partnership Programs

Library Stories in the Park

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Extreme Sports

Mantis Skate Park 400 Little League Drive (Boggs Campus) Mantis Skate Park is a fully-supervised, familyfriendly skate facility for all ages, elementary students through adults. The park ffers a Rhino ramp system thanks to support from the K21 Health Foundation. Skateboards, scooters and inline skates are welcome. Helmets are required at all times.

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ANNUAL WAIVER AND EMERGENCY CONTACT FORMS MUST BE ON FILE TO SKATE.

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Dates & Hours of Operation: School Hours Summer Hours April 21 - May 25 & Aug. 13 - Sept. 15 Mon.-Fri. 3-8 p.m. Sat. Noon - 8 p.m.

May 29 -Aug. 11 Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Sat. Noon - 8 p.m.

Park Closed May 26-28, July 1-4, Sept. 1-3 Special Event Dates: May 25 Late Skate, 8-11 p.m. June 2 Late Skate/Pizza Party, 8-11 p.m. June 21 “Go Skate� Day, 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. June 29 Late Skate, 8-11 p.m. July 13 Skate/Scoot Game Night, 6 p.m. July 27 Late Skate/Pizza Party, 8-11 p.m. Aug. 4 Annual Skate Competition, 10 a.m. Registration begins at 9 a.m., $5 fee. Aug. 11 Late Skate, 8-11 p.m. Aug. 31 Late Skate, 8-11 p.m. Sept. 15 Late Skate/Glow Night, 8-11 p.m.

Hire Park BMX 550 Arthur Street (at Hire Park) Practices Tuesdays & Thursdays Races most Saturdays Hire Park BMX is sanctioned by the USA BMX and offers racing for all ages. Opportunities range from a training wheel class to 55 and over, beginner to pro, boys and girls, camps to rider clinics, etc. There is something for everyone in the family to enjoy! For more information on Hire Park BMX or planned events, call Dan Rumple at (574) 268-RIDE (7433) or visit www.hireparkbmx.com

2018 Sign Sponsors Dominos Goodwill Industries Indiana American Water Jansen Orthopaedic Clinic Karma Records of Warsaw Papa Johns


A free 9-hole disc golf course is available at Lucerne Park. Bring the whole family out to enjoy this fun activity you can play at your own pace and skill level. Maps are available at the park office or download a copy from our website. www.warsaw.in.gov/parks Generously sponsored by the Kosciusko County Convention, Recreation and Visitors Commission.

May 11, September 14, November 9

Spring 2019 dates: January 11, March 8, May 10 6:30 p.m., Center Lake Pavilion Registration required, $15 per person A great choice for girls’ night out or date night! Create a canvas masterpiece while you sip your choice of coffee beverage. Registration fee includes all supplies, instruction, and beverage. Ages 13 & up.

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Coffee & Canvas

Adult & Teen Programs

Disc Golf at Lucerne Park

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Aquatics

Fly Fishing Workshops Spring Session: May 19 (Register by May 14) Fall Session: August 18 (Register by Aug. 13)

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9:00 a.m. - Noon Beginner 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Intermediate/Advanced Lucerne Park, Cabin 1 $15 per person

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Beginner: Learn basic fly fishing techniques, casting, how to choose fly rods and fly lines, safety and etiquette, and more! Participants will also join instructor Charlie Ray for basic fly tying, where you’ll learn about basic knots and bugs. Minimum age is 11, and all equipment will be supplied. Maximum of 5 participants. Intermediate/Advanced: Improve your fly casting accuracy and learn how to increase your distance with a variety of drills as well as specially-made targets designed to make you a better fly fisher. Minimum age is 11, and all equipment will be supplied. Prerequisite: Must be able to comfortably cast a distance of at least 35 feet and have actively fly fished for at least a year. Maximum of 2 participants.

Community Canoeing & Paddleboarding Monday, June 4, Noon - 6:00 p.m. Thursday, June 21, Noon - 6:00 p.m. Saturday, June 30, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday, July 9, Noon - 6:00 p.m. Thursday, July 26, Noon - 6:00 p.m. Saturday, July 28, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Pike Lake Beach. No registration required. An annual waiver and rules sheet must be signed by each participant (must be signed by a parent for anyone under age 18). Participants under 16 must have an adult in the water with them. Equipment available for community use on a first-come, first-served basis and may be used in timed increments. All equipment & life vests provided. All participants will be briefed on safety measures prior to using equipment. All use will be supervised by staff.


Center & Pike Lake Beaches

Aquatics

Aquatics

Dates of Operation: Saturday, May 26 - Monday, September 3 (Memorial Day Weekend - Labor Day Weekend) Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 10:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Saturday/Sunday 11:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Swim Lessons at Center Lake Session 1: June 18 - 29 Session 2: July 16 - 27 30 minute sessions beginning at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m. Free swim lessons are offered in two, twoweek sessions. Registration is required by one week prior to start of session. Please register only if you plan to attend most or all of the session dates. Each session time is limited to 10 participants and is first-come, first-served. Adults welcome.

Adult & Teen Paddleboard Clinics Monday, June 4 - 6:00 p.m. Thursday, June 21 - 6:00 p.m. Saturday, June 30 - 9:00 a.m. Monday, July 9 - 6:00 p.m. Thursday, July 26 - 6:00 p.m. Saturday, July 28 - 9:00 a.m. All clinics held at Pike Lake Beach. Register by one week prior to clinic. $10 per person, per session (all sessions will be the same instruction). Ages 12 & up, Max. 9 per session.

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Amenities: Pier, Sandy Beach, Picnic Tables (Center Lake Only), Vending Machines, Restrooms, Nearby Park with Shelters, Nearby Playground

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Safety Day/Lakes Fest City of Warsaw Parks & Recreation | warsaw.in.gov/parks | (574) 372-9554

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JOIN US ON

MAY 25-27 AT CENTER LAKE PARK

Kosciusko County Visitor’s Commission

FREE ADMISSION! Come to the Lakes Festival and enjoy family-friendly events! The 2018 celebration includes: canoe & kayak races, a rain barrel workship, Beat the Sun 5K, spikeball tourneys, concerts and more!


Bike Share/Sponsors

The Dr. Dane & Mary Louise Miller Foundation

Bronze Level Sponsors

Danco Anodizing Good To Go Medtronic Via Credit Union Warsaw Buick GMC Wyndham Garden Hotel

Silver Level Sponsors

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Warsaw Parks & Recreation’s 2018 Gold Level Sponsors

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2018 Recreation Guide - Warsaw Parks & Recreation  
2018 Recreation Guide - Warsaw Parks & Recreation  
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