Neighborhood Parks/Pools/Trails

Neighborhood Parks

Dan Rabin Plaza (Transit Authority), Sibley St. & Erie Lackowanna R.R. Row
  • 1.0 Acres
  • Picnic Area
  • Playground Area
  • Restrooms
Erie Linear Trail, Dan Rabin Plaza to Little Calumet River
  • 17.7 Acres
  • Bike Trail
  • Cross Country Skiing
Peoples Park, Sohl Ave. & Michigan Avenue
  • 4.2 Acres
  • Basketball Court
  • Picnic Area
  • Playground Area
  • Grand Calumet River Trail
Turner Park, Michigan St. & Sohl Avenue
  • 9.0 Acres
  • Ball Field
  • Playground Area
  • Restrooms
  • Two Soccer/Football Fields
Columbia Park, Michigan St. & Columbia Avenue
  • 11.9 Acres
  • Two Ball Fields
  • Basketball Court
  • Picnic Area
  • Playground Area
  • Restrooms
  • Supervised Recreational Activities
  • Warming House
Triangle Park, Carroll St. & May Avenue
  • 0.3 Acres
  • Playground Area
Harrison Park, Waltham Ave. & Hohman Avenue
  • 25.0 Acres
  • Amphitheater/Bandshell
  • Ball Field
  • Two Basketball Courts
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Ice Skating
  • Four Lighted Tennis Courts
  • Monument/Memorial
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Playground Area
  • Restrooms
  • Supervised Recreational Activities
Hammond Civic Center, Sohl Ave. & Eaton Street
  • 14.3 Acres
  • Two Ball Fields
  • Basketball Court
  • Fitness Center/Course
  • Gymnasium
  • Lighted Tennis Court
  • Restrooms
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tennis Court
  • Two Volleyball Courts
  • Four Handball/Racquetball Courts
  • Five Horseshoe Pits
Rose Garden City Hall, Highland St. & Calumet Avenue
  • 0.3 Acres
Martin Luther King Jr. Park, Highland St. & Columbia Avenue
  • 17.0 Acres
  • Two Ball Fields
  • Two Basketball Courts
  • Picnic Area
  • Playground Area
  • Restrooms
  • Swimming Pool
Memorial Park, Highland St. & Wallace Road
  • 14.3 Acres
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Playground Area
  • Restrooms
  • Supervised Recreational Activities
Gibson (Lost) Park, California Ave. & Kenwood
  • 4.0 Acres
  • Ball Field
  • 1/2 Basketball Court
  • Playground Area
  • Two Tennis Courts
Phrommer Park, 167th & Grand Avenue
  • 5.0 Acres
  • Ball Field
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Playground Area
  • Restrooms
Hessville Park, 173rd St. & Kennedy Avenue
  • 14.2 Acres
  • Two Ball Fields
  • Basketball Court
  • Ice Skating
  • Monument/Memorial
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Playground Area
  • Swimming Pool
  • Two Tennis Courts
  • Warming House
Dowling Park, 175th & Parrish Avenue
  • 51.0 Acres
  • Seven Ball Fields
  • Two Basketball Courts
  • Fishing
  • Four Lighted Tennis Courts
  • Playground Area
  • Restrooms
  • Two Handball/Racquetball Courts
Pulaski Park, 139th St. & Sheffield Avenue
  • 23.2 Acres
  • Two Ball Fields
  • Two Basketball Courts
  • Ice Skating
  • Two Lighted Tennis Courts
  • Picnic Area
  • Playground Area
  • Restrooms
  • Two Soccer/Football Fields
  • Supervised Recreational Activities
  • Swimming Pool
  • Warming House
Irving Park, Hoffman St. & Columbia Avenue
  • 10.0 Acres
  • Two Ball Fields
  • Basketball Court
  • Ice Skating
  • Picnic Area
  • Playground Area
  • Restrooms
  • Supervised Recreational Activities
  • Two Tennis Courts
  • Warming House
Hermits Park, 143rd & Clark Avenue
  • 5.0 Acres
  • Three Ball Fields
  • Picnic Area
  • Playground Area
Forsythe Park, 117th St. & Caroline Avenue
  • 65.1 Acres
  • Four Ball Fields
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking Trail
  • Monument/Memorial
  • Picnic Area
  • Playground Area
  • Restrooms
  • Supervised Recreational Activities
  • Tennis Court
  • Warming House
Wolf Lake Park, 121st St. & Calumet Avenue
  • 410.2 Acres
  • Splash Pad with Concessions
  • Playground Area
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking Trail
  • Greenhouse
  • Kayak, Canoe, Paddle Boat, Paddle Board Rentals
  • Bike Rentals
  • Shelters
  • Boat Launch
Lost Marsh Golf Course & Nature Preserve
  • Nature Trails
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Sledding
  • Fishing
  • Bird Watching
  • Golf Course: 18-Hole, Par 3, Driving Range
  • The First Tee of Hammond/Hammond Youth Golf Academy
Amoco Park, 129th St. & White Oak Avenue
  • 5.0 Acres
  • Ball Field
  • Basketball Court
  • Picnic Area
  • Playground Area
Lake George
  • Bike Trail
Lakefront Park
  • Public Beach
  • Fishing
  • Ship Store/Deli
  • Bike Trail
  • Bird Sanctuary
  • Sailing
  • Boat Launch
Triangle Parkway, 165th St. & Forest Avenue

  • 1.0 Acres

Indi-Illi Park, Indi-Illi Parkway & Stateline Avenue

  • 1.0 Acres
  • Playground Area
  • Tennis Court

Edison Park, Madison Ave. & Mulberry Street

  • 3.6 Acres
  • Ice Skating
  • Picnic Area
  • Playground Area
  • Soccer/Football Field
  • Supervised Recreational Activities
  • Swimming Pool

Rich’s Park, 177th St. & Harrison Avenue

  • 1.0 Acres
  • Ball Field
  • Playground Area

Riverside Park, Calumet Ave. & River Drive North

  • 56.0 Acres
  • Four Ball Fields
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Disc Golf Course
  • Hiking Trail
  • Ice Skating
  • Picnic Area
  • Playground Area
  • Restrooms
  • Soccer/Football Field
  • Supervised Recreational Activities
  • Two Tennis Courts
  • Warming House

Erie Linear Trail, Dan Rabin Plaza to Little Calumet River

  • 17.7 Acres
  • Bike Trail
  • Cross Country Skiing
Baring Parkway, 171st St. & Baring Parkway
  • 10.6 Acres
Knickerbocker Parkway, 171st & Knickerbocker Parkway
  • 23.3 Acres
Erie Linear Trail, Dan Rabin Plaza to Little Cal. River
  • 17.7 Acres
  • Bike Trail
  • Cross Country Skiing

Outdoor Pools

The Hammond Parks & Recreation Department maintains four outdoor pools located at Martin Luther King Park, Hessville Park, Edison Park, and Pulaski Park. You must have a pool pass to enter the pool.

Pool passes can be purchased at:
The Hammond Civic Center – 5825 Sohl Avenue – Hammond, IN 46320 – (219) 853-6378
-or at-
The Jean Shepherd Center – 3031 Mahoney Drive – Hammond, IN 46323 – (219) 554-0155.

POOL PASSES: (INCLUDES I.D. DEVELOPMENT)

Resident ADULT 18 & Over – $20.00
Resident CHILD 17 & Under – $15.00
Each Additional CHILD – $10.00
Non-Resident ADULT – $50.00
Non-Resident CHILD – $50.00

FAMILY PACKAGE (Hammond Residents Only)

4 people (at least 2 must be children) – $50.00
Each Additional person in FAMILY – $10.00

Pool Locations
  • Hessville Pool – Kennedy and 173rd
  • Edison Pool – Mulberry and Madison
  • King Pool – Highland and Tapper
  • Pulaski Pool – 137th and Sheffield
Pool Hours

Monday – CLOSED
Tuesday – Sunday 11:00am to 7:00pm
Note: Pools may close early on Saturdays due to Pool Party Rentals

Biking & Trails

Trail Map

The Hammond Parks & Recreation Department has several bike trails and plans to eventually connect the entire city with trails. Our current trails are well maintained and quite scenic.