Youth Programs

City Kids Day Camp - 2020 camp has been cancelled due to the pandemic

Children ages 6 through 11, who have completed kindergarten, can celebrate summer in beautiful Michigan City at City Kids Day Camp.  This 6 week camp offers an exciting schedule that promises unique summertime adventures for your child. A vision to help the youth in Michigan City grow is the goal! Values, friendships, learning, and teamwork will guarantee tons of great summertime memories.  Breakfast and lunch are provided with your $35 weekly fee.

The program is limited to 65 participants on a first-come first-serve basis. Pre-registration is required, which will take place at the Park Office starting March 1st, Monday through Friday, from 8 am to 4 pm. 

$35 / week per participant   

$20 / week for MCAS Summer School Students (Half-Day)

CAMP DATES & TIMES:  Mid-June through early August (dates TBD)

Monday through Friday from 8 am to 3 pm

   PAYABLE by proceeding Wednesday of each camp week   

Can enroll per week(s), or for the whole summer schedule

Click here to view the 2020 registration form.

Youth Baseball

For players ages 4-16.

For T-Ball : Cost is $30 per participant with discounts for multiple immediate family members only playing in the same age division.

For Baseball : Cost is $50 per participant with discounts for multiple immediate family members only playing in the same age division.  Games are played weekly at Patriot Park, Gardena Park and Trail Creek from May - July. Players of all skill level are welcome. To register online go to www.mcparksandrec.com.

Click here to view the registration form.

Girls Softball

For players ages 9-15.

Cost is $50 per participant with discounts for multiple immediate family members only.

Games are played weekly at Patriot Park, Gardena Park and Trail Creek from May - July.

Players of all skill level are welcome.

The Michigan City Travel Baseball League is another option besides our recreational league.  To register online go to www.mcparksandrec.com

Click here to view the registration form.

Junior Golf Program

School’s out and it’s time to get outside and play. The week long Junior Golf Camp is held each year in June at the Michigan City Municipal Golf Course.  Kids will learn to love the game of golf in a fun and positive environment. This camp focuses on the building blocks of a proper golf swing and teaches golf etiquette.  Kids compete in daily skills challenges and scoring events.  The camp ends with a Junior Golf Tournament and pizza party.

Piranhas Swim Club

Piranha’s is a swim club sponsored by the Michigan City Park Department.

For more information visit http://www.michigancitypiranhaswim.com/.

Soccer Club

The Park Department is a sponsor of the Michigan City Soccer Club. The Michigan City Soccer Club (MCSC) is a not for profit organization committed to promoting soccer to area youth by teaching fundamentals and good sportsmanship. The club started in 1991 and now has the participation of more than 600 children per year, with an age range of 4 to 14 years old. Over 100 community volunteers and volunteer board of directors currently support 50 teams consisting of approximately 55% boys and 45% girls.

MCSC has done much over the past 25 years to promote the participation of a broad segment of youth from the community. In fact, nearly 100% of Michigan City Schools are represented in the various teams in the league.

For more information visit www.mcsoccerclub.com

Beach Volleyball

For more information visit www.evpacademies.com.

Soccer in the Sand

Soccer in the Sand is an organization that brings a nationwide series event to Washington Park each year. There are youth, adult and coed divisions. Games will be include 4 players on each team plus goalkeepers (5 on 5). Games will consist of three 11 minute periods with 2 minute breaks. All teams will be guaranteed 3 bracket games with the opportunity to advance to the semi-finals and finals. Minimum roster count is 5 and maximum is 11.

For more information visit https://www.soccerinthesand.com/.