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Parks & Recreation Department
Here in Porter County, we have a variety of great opportunities that will help you make the most of the natural beauty of our area and everything else we have to offer. Whether you want to go out and enjoy the great outdoors, be inspired by nature and see it grow on canvas or fire up the imagination of your students in class (or out!) - There is a recreation program for all occasions.

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There's Tons to Explore With Porter County Parks and Recreation!
Whether you are looking to try a new program, rent a facility for a personal or corporate event, or simply explore all the beauty our county has to offer, there is something for you at Porter County Parks!

The mission
of the Porter County Parks and Recreation Board and Department is to preserve, protect and manage the natural, cultural and recreational resources within a diverse park system. 

We are committed to delivering youth, adult and school programs to the residents of Porter County and Northwest Indiana, while also providing a gateway into the natural beauty of our area through its unique parks and trails. For more information, call (219) 465-3586.
Porter County Parks is also on Facebook at www.facebook.com/pcparksandrec and Twitter at www.twitter.com/pcparksnrec

Multimedia Policy
On occasion, Parks & Recreation staff may take photos, video, or other recordings of participants in our parks and/or programs. Please be aware that this multimedia is only for parks and recreation department use and may be used in future print publications, on our website, social media and other mediums. Please contact us if you have any questions.

Cancellation Policy
A 100% refund will be given if a participant cancels their registration at least five (5) working days prior to the first class. No refund will be allowed after this time.  A full refund will be given if the Parks & Recreation Department cancels a class for any reason. This policy does not apply to Camp FUNset.

ADA Compliance
If you require special assistance in order to participate in any of our programs, please contact us.  We will do our best to provide you with whatever assistance you need. 

Address and Contact

Porter County Parks Main Office 
155 Indiana Avenue - Suite 304
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Phone: (219) 465-3586
Fax: (219) 465-3640