NEIGHBORHOOD COMMUNITY CENTERS

Where our youth develop character, expand their creativity, and experience play! Program include, recreational activities, educational programs and sporting events. This free drop-in program is offered for children 5-18 years of age. If your child would like to participate in any of these exciting programs, please pick up a registration form, available at your local community center or at the Recreation Office.

Volunteering
We encouraged parents to visit, participate or volunteer to assist with our program whenever possible.

If you are interested in volunteering please call the Recreation office at 219-391-8476.
Annual
Membership Fees:
Resident
Non-Resident
• Individual    
• $15 Resident
• $25 Non-Resident
• Family of two    
• $25 Resident
• $45 Non-Resident
• Family of three      
• $35 Resident
• $65 Non-Resident
• Family of four
• $50 Resident
• $90 Non-Resident
• Family of five
• $60 Resident

• $110 Non-Resident
• Family of six
• $75 Resident
• $135 Non-Resident
• Senior (55 & Up)
• $10 Resident
• $20 Non-Resident
• Youth (5 to18)
• Free (Residents only)
• Excludes Fitness Room
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Bessie Owens Center
4001 Alexander Ave.
391-8478
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Heritage Hall
4506 Tod Ave.
391-8380
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Marktown Center
3509 Spruce Street
391-8370
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Martin Luther King Center
4802 Melville Ave.
391-8481
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Unity Center
3623 Guthrie Street
397-2392
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Roxana Center
900 Shell Street
391-8369
HERITAGE HALL
MEMBERSHIP PROGRAMS


LINE DANCING WITH MS. HILL
Dates: Thursdays,
January 24
th & 31st
February 7
th & 14th
Time: 11:30am – 12:30pm

BINGO WITH MS. PAT
Dates: Fridays,
January 25
th
February 1
st, 8th & 15th
Time: 11:30am – 12:30pm

MS. GINA’S BASKETBALL CLASS
Learn the fundamentals of basketball!!!
Dates: Saturdays,
January 26
th
February 9th & 23th &
March 9
th
Time: 11am-12pm

MS. HILDA’S STEP AEROBICS
Dates: Wednesdays,
February 6
th ,13th,20th, & 27th
Time: 11:30am-12:30pm

ADULT COLORING WITH EC PUBLIC LIBRARY
Dates: Wednesdays,
January 9
th & 23rd
February 6
th & 20th
March 6
th & 20th
Time: 1pm – 2pm

ARTS & CRAFTS WITH MS. DIANE
Dates: Mondays,
January 28
th
February 4
th, 11th & 18th
Time: 11:30am-12:30pm


MS. IRENE’S SEWING CLASS
Dates: Thursdays,
February 21
st & 28th
March 7
th & 14th
Time: 1:30pm – 2:30pm

SHUFFLE & DEAL CARD WITH MS. LORETTA
Dates: Fridays,
February 22
nd
March 1
st, 8th &15th
Time: 12pm – 1pm

MS. LISA’S SOCIAL MEDIA CLASS
Learn how to use social media!!! Dates:
Mondays,
January 28
th
February 4
th, 11th & 18th
Time: 11:30am – 12:30pm


UNITY HALL
MEMBERSHIP PROGRAMS



MS. IRENE’S SEWING CLASS
Dates: Thursday
January 24th & 31st
February 7th & 14th
Time: 1:30pm – 2:30pm

SHUFFLE & DEAL CARD WITH MS. LORETTA
Dates: Friday
January 25th
February 1st, 8th &15th
Time: 12pm – 1pm

MS. DENISE’S VOLLEYBALL CLASS
Learn the fundamentals of volleyball!!!
Dates: Saturday
January 26th
February 9th & 23th &
March 9th Time: 11am – 11pm

ADULT COLORING WITH EC PUBLIC LIBRARY
Dates: Wednesday
January 16th & 30th
February 13th & 27th
March 13th & 27th
Time: 1pm – 2pm

MS. LISA’S SOCIAL MEDIA CLASS
Learn how to use social media!!! Dates:
Monday
January 28th
February 4th, 11th & 18th
Time: 11:30am – 12:30pm


LINE DANCING WITH MS. HILL
Dates: Thursday
February 21st & 28th
March 7th & 14th
Time: 11:30am – 12:30pm

BINGO WITH MS. PAT
Dates: Friday
February 22nd
March 1st, 8th & 15th
Time: 11:30am – 12:30pm

ARTS & CRAFTS WITH MS. DIANE
Dates: Monday
February 25th
March 4th, 11th & 18th
Time: 11:30am-12:30pm
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Mayra Acosta
Park Superintendent
macosta@eastchicago.com
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Amy Aguilera
Manager of Recreation
aaguilera@eastchicago.com
Current Operating Hours
Heritage Hall and Unity Center

Operating hours 10am - 8pm, Monday - Friday and Saturday 9am - 3pm.

Roxana, MLK Center, Marktown Center, Bessie Ownes Center
3pm-7pm.

Sunday: Closed
Ages: Children 5-18 years
Adults & Seniors


Gym
Open to ages 13 & up
- 12yrs & under must be accompanied by parent
• Open to ages 16 and up
• Paid Membership
• Parental consent under 18

Rules
NO STREET SHOES, HEALS, OR SPIKE SHOES ALLOWED ON GYM FLOOR

Proof of Residency
Adults
• Current driver’s license with East Chicago address
• State of Indiana ID with East Chicago address.
• Real estate tax bill (prior year) with the owner’s name and East Chicago address
• Current automobile registration with name and East Chicago address.
• Copy of a real estate contract with an East Chicago address stating a closing date.
• A current utility bill with resident’s name.
* Applicant must present a corresponding photo ID with documents.

Children Parent/guardian may need to provide a birth certificate or other proper document(s) to show proof of parental relationship or guardianship between the child(ren) &the adult(s) applying for an annual membership.
Parks Department
1615 E. 142nd Street
East Chicago, IN 46312
Phone: 219-391-8474
Fax: 219-391-8502

Recreation
Phone: 219-391-8476
Park Board

ANTHONY SERNA - PRESIDENT
RICK RODRIGUEZ - VICE PRESIDENT
VALDA LEWIS - SECRETARY
GILBERTO CANTU - MEMBER
EUGENE AUSTIN - MEMBER

Park Board

ANTHONY SERNA - PRESIDENT
RICK RODRIGUEZ - VICE PRESIDENT
VALDA LEWIS - SECRETARY
GILBERTO CANTU - MEMBER
EUGENE AUSTIN - MEMBER