Bessie Owens Center 4001 Alexander 391- 8478
Roxana Center 900 Shell St. 391-8369
Martin L. King Center 4802 Melville 391-8401
Roberto Clemente Center 3616 Elm St. 391-8485
Pennsylvania Center 3550 Pennsylvania 391-8480
Marktown Center 3509 Spruce St. 391-8370


We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, but a new facility will be well worth the wait. For more information please contact the East Chicago Recreation Department at 219 – 391-8476, Monday through Friday 8am to 4pm.

Thank you for your cooperation.
Fran Nowacki, Recreation Manager
Heritage Hall

Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday: 10am-9pm
Saturday: 9am-3pm
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.

Membership

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





NEIGHBORHOOD COMMUNITY CENTERS

Where our youth develop character, expand their creativity, and experience play! During the winter and spring season, our community centers are open from 2:30 pm – 8pm, Monday - Friday with a program that includes, 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.

Facility Hours
May thru June 1st
Monday—Friday 1pm to 9pm
June 4th thru August
Monday-Friday: 10am-9pm
Saturday: 9am-3pm
Sunday: Closed
Ages: Children 5-18 years
Adults & Seniors
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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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Pennsylvania Center
3550 Pennsylvania Ave.
391-8480
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Roberto Clemente Center
3616 Elm Street
391-8485
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Roxana Center
900 Shell Street
391-8369
Hours by Age Groups
Elementary School hours - 2:30 to 5:30 p.m

Junior High School hours - 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

High School hours - 7:30 to 8:45 p.m.

Current Operating Hours
Operating hours for the after school program are Monday through Friday, from 1:00 to 9:00 p.m.; school aged children are welcome to register and participate in all the educational and recreational opportunities available to our East Chicago residents. Participants must be actively enrolled in school in order to participate in the after school program.
Parks Department
1615 E. 142nd Street
East Chicago, IN 46312
Phone: 219-391-8474
Fax: 219-391-8502

Recreation
Phone: 219-391-8476
Mayra Acosta, Park Superintendent
macosta@eastchicago.com
Fran Nowacki
Manager of Recreation
fnowacki@eastchicago.com
Park Board

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