Healthy Communities 2021
Join other community bike enthusiasts on these FREE rides. Each ride will start at the listed Valpo park and travel the paved pathways around town. Click HERE for more information.
|Bike Tune-up||Apr 8||Th||5:15 pm||Banta Center|
|Tour de Parks||May 27||Th||5:15 pm||ValPlayso Park|
|Ice Cream Ride||Jun 17||Th||5:15 pm||Tower Park|
|Red, White & Blue||Jul 1||Th||5:15 pm||Bicentennial Park|
|Pathways & Pizza||Aug 12||Th||5:15 pm||Central Park Plaza|
|Heroes Ride||Sep 9||Th||5:15 pm||Foundation Meadows|
|Autumn Colors||Oct 7||Th||5:15 pm||Rogers-Lakewood|
Located at beautiful Foundation Meadows Park, 3210 N Campbell St, residents may reserve a 10 x 10 plot to grow vegetables or flowers from May - November for $45 per plot. Space is limited. 42 plots available. Call Valpo Parks office at 219-462-5144 for more information.
Kids can get down and dirty and have fun growing their own garden this summer at Valpo Parks Community Garden!
Each child will get a 4 ft x 4 ft square bed to grow their own plants, and a bag of tools to help get started. Young gardeners will also have the opportunity to meet as a group throughtout the summer for creative tips, games and more!
Each gardener who completes a task card will receive an end of season prize!
- Age: 5 - 17
- Dates: Spring - Fall
- Location: Valpo Parks Community Garden, 3210 N Campbell Street, Valparaiso
- Fee: $25 per plot
Join Valpo Parks as we encourage the community to come out and get fit!
Attend FREE fitness classes lead by local instructors on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays throughout the summer at Central Park Plaza. No registration is required. All ages welcome!
- Mondays: 6:00am-6:45am
- Wednesdays: 12:00pm-12:45pm
Participating fitness centers include Valparaiso Fit Body Boot Camp, Rhythm N' Beets, Valpo YMCA, Ohm Yoga Studio, The Courts (GTC Gymnastics & TCA Cheer), F45, FiTrain, and ONE
Stop by Central Park Plaza on your lunch hour and enjoy fun recess games with others. Activities will change from week to week and attendees can look forward to jumbo jenga, checkers, chess, horseshoes, crochet, parachute, cornhole, hula hoops, musical chairs and so much more! Come in work clothes and stay as long as you can.
Grab lunch at the Valparaiso Farmer's Market before heading back to work.
- Ages: 18+
- Dates: Tuesdays, June 8 - July 27, 2021
- Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
- Fee: FREE