The Parks Department
Lowell Parks Department new location
17105 Cline Ave
Lowell, IN 46356
Lowell Parks Department accepts cash or check only! No credit or debit cards
ALL REGISTRATION IS ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASIS!!
RESIDENT AND NON-RESIDENT REGISTRATION & FEES
LOWELL LABOR DAY 61ST ANNUAL KIDDIE PARADE
Sunday August 31st for ages 12 and under. The Lowell Labor Day Theme is “The Joy of Dance”! Categories are: Fictional/Storybook Characters, Historical/Patriotic, Farm & Tractors and Miscellaneous. 1st, 2nd, 3rd place prizes in each category. There will be one Grand Prize winner who will be invited to be in the Labor Day Parade on September 1st. Registration begins at 12:15pm. Judging begins at 12:45 at Old Town Square. Parade begins at 1pm. This is a free event and pre-registration is not required.
BE BOLD, GO GOLD 5K FOR CHILDHOOD CANCER
September 21, 2014 1pm at Freedom Park. Hosted by Route 2 Wellness & Lowell Carpet & Coverings. All proceeds will go to help fight childhood cancer. Please help support this great cause by participating or donating. Register at: give.acco.org/beboldgogold
Archery for youth ages 6 through adult. Learn basic archery skills and safety from our hunter-saftety educated instructors. Classes are held at Riverside Archery Shop in Sumava Resorts on Saturday afternoons. Our next session will begin on December 13th and runs for 6 weeks. Fee is $45 and includes the use of all equipment and a pizza party. Register at the Lowell Park Office beginning October 20th.
This program is very popular and fills FAST. We register on a first come first served basis.
The Lowell Parks Department and the Lowell Public Library co-sponsor free monthly events held at the library. Call 696-1570 to let us know you will be coming.
Thursday September 25th at 11 am “An Afternoon at the Movies” bring a “brown bag” lunch. We provide popcorn, candy, drinks and dessert.
Thursday October 23rd at 10 am “B-I-N-G-O” Snacks, desserts and fun provided!
Tuesday November 18th at 10am “Holiday Crafts” bring a “brown bag” lunch. We will supply the crafting materials drinks, and dessert.
December 2nd Save the Date! It’s our Annual Christmas Party! The festivities include entertainment, great food and fellowship. We have a limited number of spots available and reservations are required for this program.
Ages 2-5 are encouraged to participate in this fun first sport. Program begins 10/16/14 and runs for 6 weeks on Thursday afternoons at 1pm at Country Lanes. Fee is $35 for residents/and $40 for non-residents. Fee covers shoe, lane, rental and one game each time we meet. Trophies and a pizza party will follow the close of this program. Registration will begin on August 18th at the Lowell Park Office.
Back by popular demand, we will be offering tennis instruction for ages 6-14 this fall. Two classes will be offered to accommodate all skill levels. Beginners- Ages 6-9 and Intermediates- Ages 10-14. Players need to bring their own racquet.
Time and Place: Tennis will meet at Lowell High School each day except . We will meet at Liberty Park these days.
Beginners 6pm -7pm
Fee $40 res/$45 non-res
This year round program is designed to take students (youth ages 6-adult) all the way to black belt and is a great for parents and kids to do together. Karate places an emphasis on proper attitude, discipline, self-confidence, coordination and flexibility. Uniforms and rank certification are available from the instructor for an additional fee. Note: a free uniform will be given to those who register and pay for two consecutive 8-week sessions!!!
Summer Session: Classes will be held August 16th, 23rd, 30th September 13th, 20th, 27th and October 11th, 18th
*Registration for this session is August 16th at 8:45am prior to the start of class.
Time and Place:
Saturdays 9am –9:45am
Tri-Creek School Corporation Building Gym 195 W. Oakley Ave
Fee and Class Size:
$50 per 8-week session
8 min/ 45 max students per class
October 25th 2014
Costume contest-Liberty Park-Kids 12 & Under
Registration begins at 11am, judging at 11:30am
Scariest, Most Creative, Funniest, Best Character
1st-4th place prizes will be awarded in each category
October 25th 2014
This event takes place right after “Halloween Hoopla”
Immediately following the costume contest awards, we’ll meet at the South end of Liberty Park to “march” through downtown Lowell collecting treats from participating local merchants. Please wear your costumes!
Make your reservation now for one of our park shelters!
Evergreen Park (Large) $60 res/ $70 non-res
Evergreen Park (Small) $60 res/ $70 non-res
Liberty Park $60 res/ $70 non-res
Old Towne Square $60/ $70 non-res Freedom Park $60
Remember a loved one, a pet. Honor a special someone or event. Make your mark in history and purchase a brick to be placed in the Freedom Park Brick Walk. $50 per brick. Forms are available at the Park Office
Candy Cane Hunt, Parade of Lights, Visit with Santa
The Lowell Parks Department, Town of Lowell and the Lowell Chamber of Commerce present Holiday Magic! Come experience the beauty and magic of Historic down Town Lowell.
CANDY CANE HUNT 4pm at Liberty Park
Children 12 and under are welcome to hunt for over 2000 candy canes hidden in the park. Find the candy canes with a golden bow and win an extra sweet prize!
PARADE OF LIGHTS 6 pm Down Town Lowell
A special guest from “Whoville” leads lighted floats from the Lowell Public Library to the American Legion with a grand finale of Santa Claus’s arrival to light the Town Tree! Information for Parade of Lights participants: Parade applications can be picked up at the Lowell Parks Department, and the Town Hall. There is no fee to enter the parade, however applications will not be accepted after 11/21/14. Prizes will be awarded for 1st,2nd,3rd and 4th place entries.
VISIT WITH SANTA following the parade of lights
Come to the Town Hall and visit with Santa and have your picture taken with him! Enter to win our raffle for some great prizes.
ALL HOLIDAY MAGIC EVENTS ARE FREE TO THE PUBLIC. DONTATIONS ARE ALWAYS ACCPETED!
MIDWEST TRAINING & ICE CENTER
10600 White Oak Ave. Dyer, IN 46311* (219) 558-8811 Fax: (219) 558-8815
MIDWEST TRAINING GYMNASICS & CHEER *1204 Erie Court Crown Point, IN 46307* (219) 662-8844
FALL SESSION PROGRAM – 2014
GYMNASTIC & TRAMPOLINE AND TUMBLE CLASSES OR DANCE OFFERED AT MIDWEST TRAINING AND ICE CENTER (DYER) and at MIDWEST TRAINING GYMNASTICS & CHEER (CROWN POINT)
Midwest Training is offering 4 consecutive weeks of classes, once per week for Pre-school Gymnastics or Pre-School Trampoline and Tumble (ages 3-5), and Beginning Gymnastics or Beginning Trampoline and Tumble classes (ages 6 and up).
If you have participated in gymnastic classes at Midwest Training in the past year you are not eligible to register for these sessions.
We have an open enrollment program where the child can start at any time. They will be able to do 4 free classes, 1 per week for 4 consecutive weeks.
Students in these 45 - 60 minute classes are taught the basics of gymnastics through a progressive method of instruction. Flexibility and strength are introduced to complete a well rounded fun gymnastics experience. All gymnastics equipment appropriate for this level will be used. Movements to other levels are by skill. We offer numerous class times Monday through Saturday.
LEARN TO SKATE AND PRE-HOCKEY SESSION SCHEDULE FOR PARKS – 2014;
We have an open enrollment program where the child can start at any time. They will be able to do 4 free classes, two days per week for two weeks with a paid registration fee.
LEARN TO ICE SKATE (FIGURE SKATING)
Learn to ice skate class for beginners (ages 3-up). Beginner instruction begins with learning to fall and getting up. Balance, edge work, gliding, backward wiggles, and self-confidence are stressed in your choice of 4 class sessions. Sessions are held Thursday and Saturdays over two weeks. These classes are only for new students. If you have participated in ice skating classes at Midwest Training & Ice Center in the past year you are not eligible to register for these sessions. Thursdays, 5:15pm - 6:00pm and Saturdays from 9am - 9:45am
PRE-HOCKEY (LEARN TO SKATE FOR HOCKEY & SKILLS)
Learn to skate – pre-hockey (ages 3-up). This class is designed for the beginner who has had no prior formal lessons. Swizzles, glides and backward wiggles will be emphasized in your choice of 4 class sessions. Sessions are held Fridays & Saturdays over a two week period. These classes are only for new students. If you have participated in ice skating classes at Midwest Training & Ice Center in the past year you are not eligible to register for these sessions.Fridays from 4pm - 5pm and Saturdays from 10am - 11am
- 4 Free Classes good for Learn to Skate, Pre-Hockey, Gymnastics or Dance
- Classes open to New Students Only (or students who have not been here in at least one year)
- Registration Fee: $25.00
- Skate rental is included with all skating classes
FREEDOM BARK PARK
Registration is underway!
Lowell Parks Dept./Freedom Park
17105 Cline Ave., 696-1570
Memberships are 1/2 of for the remainder of 2014
Freedom Bark Park is located in the southeast corner of Freedom Park on 5 acres of beautifully designed landscape. Membership is required and annual passes are available with proof of current vaccinations. Freedom Bark Park is a beautiful and functional dog park that both dogs and their owners will enjoy for many generations to come. Have fun, play safe, and enjoy the park!
A copy of current Rabies, Distemper/Parvo and Leptospirosis (DHPPL)
Vaccines must accompany your registration form and will be kept on file.
It is your responsibility to provide a new copy when vaccines are updated.
Lowell residents: $60.00
Cedar Creek, West Creek and Eagle Creek Townships
*Lowell residents who are 65+ or on disability $30.00
*Non-residents who are 65+ or on disability $35.00
For each additional dog please add $5.00