Family Passport to Play

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January 20: Ice Skate at Merrifield Ice Rink with your family.

February 9: Snow Tubing at St. Patrick’s County Park: Enjoy the fresh winter air with an evening of tubing. Limited to the first 100 people, ages 3+.

March 3: Skate the night away with your family at the Howard Park Ice Trail & Pond!

April 10: Hop on down to Central Park for an afternoon of kids activities ending with a helicopter candy drop, for ages 3-12.

May 14: Play Tennis Midwest! Interactive tennis activities hosted by USTA for kids and adults to try the game of tennis at Leeper Park Tennis Center.

June 3: ROC UR BODY in downtown South Bend! Get out and move your body with fun games for the entire family.

July 14: Boomin’ Parks Tour: We’re activating your neighborhood parks with a mini family festival!

August 1: Foam Party: Beat the heat and join us for a famous Mishawaka Parks foam party with water activities galore at Merrifield Park!

September 21: Experience adventure play! Climb on logs, jump on boulders, dream of adventures, dig holes and build forts with us at St. Patrick’s County Park – River Ramble Playscape.

October 15: Outdoor trick-or-treating event for your family to enjoy at Pinhook Park.

October 22: Another outdoor trick-or-treating event for your family to enjoy at Central Park.

November 5: Enjoy Autumn on a wagon ride through the historic park. Afterwards, warm up with cocoa and a treat at Bendix Woods County Park.

December 7: Join the St. Joe County Public Library for winter-themed activities for the entire family at the Main Library’s Story House.

In partnership with:
Beacon Health & Fitness
St. Joe County Public Library
St. Joseph County Department of Health
Mishawaka Parks & Recreation
Reducing Obesity Coalition
Martins Super Markets
St. Joseph County Parks