Family Passport to Play

Get ready for an adventure-filled season of family fun and outdoor events.

Get ready for an adventure-filled season of family fun and outdoor events. South Bend Venues Parks & Arts, Beacon Community Impact, St. Joseph County Parks, Martin’s Super Markets, Mishawaka Parks, St. Joe County Public Library and the Reducing Obesity Coalition of St. Joseph County have partnered to offer families across Michiana an opportunity to spend time together and participate in fun-filled activities.

Family Passport to Play gives your family the chance every month to enjoy the beauty of our local parks, exercise in an exciting way and learn new things about enhancing your own health and well-being.

Programming

Family Passport to Play provides free programming for your family throughout the year, including:

  • S’more Fun-Bendix Woods County Park | November 2
    Enjoy this colorful time of year with a tractor-drawn hayride. A campfire, S’mores and hot cocoa await you after the brisk ride.
  • Ice Skating-Merrifield Park | December 17
  • Snow Tubing-George Wilson | January 21
  • Ice Skating-Howard Park Ice Trail | February 20
    Have fun with us while we enjoy the fresh air and the exhilarating feeling of gliding over the ice! A snack will be provided while you warm up.
  • Nature Hike-Rum Village | March 22
    Unplug from those computers and video games and enjoy the great outdoors! You will love getting close to nature on this hike! Bring the whole family.