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Northwest Indiana Kids
Take a gander at these links to Northwest Indiana FUN.

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Waves, sun, room to explore and enormous dunes to climb

Pop Warner Football

Pop Warner 
The oldest and largest youth football, cheer and dance organization in the United States.
Be sure to see the web site for Griffith Pop Warner!

Evergreen Park in Lowell

Parks (Photo at left:  Evergreen Park in Lowell)
Find out about the amazing number of parks in Northwest Indiana that are just waiting for you to visit.  Many include nature activities and great facilities for outdoor recreation.
Celebration Station 
Pizza, games, and much more fun
8121 Georgia in Merrillville (near the intersection of I-65 and Route 30)

Challenger Learning Center
Imagination, discovery, and the wonders of space
Deep River Water Park
More liquid fun than you can imagine

Inman's Recreation Center 
Mini-golf, bumper boats, arcade games, and other neat-o stuff 
3201 Evans Avenue in Valparaiso 1-888-999-3574

Rollerblade and Skateboard at Flounder Skate Park 
15,000 square feet of outdoor park with 4' and 6' quarter pipes, street spines, mini spine, pyramid, fun box and grind rails at Rogers-Lakewood Park, located south of U.S. Highway 6 in Valparaiso (219) 462-5144
Signed waiver, helmet, wrist, elbow, and knee pads are required.

Splash Down Dunes Water Park 
Free-falling water thrill rides, giant wave pool, and more 
150 East Highway 20 in Porter   (219) 929-1181
Wright's Hollywood Park 
Mini-golf, batting cages, go-karts, arcade games, snack shop, redemption center, and this giant dragon (photo). 
1050 Horseprairie Avenue (south of Route 30) Valparaiso  (219) 462-1194
Find out what neat programs are available, and locate the YMCA nearest you.

There's all sorts of neat stuff to be done through this youth organization.

Hub Dolly Parade (and other Crown Point events)
Bring your favorite doll to parade around town - a Crown Point annual tradition.  See the photo on this page.

Putter n' Porter 
Seasonal miniature golf at U.S. Highway 20 & Waverly Road in Porter (219) 926-7717 
R-Way Skate Center
Indoor roller skating, inline skating, skate rental, snack bar, arcade and redemption center at 3600 Scottsdale, off U.S. Highway 6 in  Portage  
(219) 759-2556
Sports Plex
Indoor soccer, inline skating, skate rentals, video games, snack bar, pizzeria, and meeting room at 5201 U.S. Highway 6 in Portage (219) 764-3000

Victory Park 
Seasonal miniature golf, batting cages, go-karts and golf driving range 
64 west 1100 North in Chesterton  (219) 926-3569
Pleasant Township Pool 
Outdoor swimming pool - open Memorial Day through Labor Day
Sunset Street in Kouts