Programs & Activities

Available Classes & Activities

The Park and Recreation Department provides a wide range of activities year around for adults, youths and families. Click here for our Program Refund Policy.

Festivals and Special Events

Cookies with Santa

We are excited to announce the Cookies with Santa event!  Join us as we begin the holiday countdown on Saturday, December 15, from 1-3 p.m. at Cummings Lodge in Soldiers Memorial Park.  The event includes hot cocoa, cookies, crafts, and even a photo with the guy in the red suit!  The $5 pre-registration fee is required by December 7. Space is limited so register early! 

2018 Cookies with Santa Event Flyer 

Night Bike Rides - 2019

The La Porte Night Bicycle Rides will take you on a leisurely  13-mile starlit bike ride of La Porte. We are excited to offer three night bike ride events again this year! The dates and La Porte locations are as follows: June 21 (Kiwanis-Teledyne Park, 1208 Pine Lake Avenue), July 19 (Beechwood Golf Course, 2222 Woodlawn Drive) and August 16 (Civic Auditorium, 1001 Ridge Street).  Check in time is at 8 p.m. with the ride beginning promptly at 9 p.m. Please note these are NOT  races. All participants must wear a helmet and have a headlight and taillight on their bike. Participants under the age of 10 years old must be accompanied and ride with an adult, either pull behind or tandem and require their own registration. Cost for each ride event is $20 per person and includes a t-shirt and post-race snacks. Register at the Park Office (250 Pine Lake Avenue) or on-line beginning January 2019.

WinterFest 2019 - January 25-27

Join us for a blast of winter fun! Events for the festival include Ice Sculpture Demonstrations, Family Game Night, Family Ceramics, "Snowball" Softball Tournament, Breakfast with the Birds, Community Snow Angel Gathering, Horse Drawn Wagon Rides, Barre Class, Wheel Throwing Pottery demonstration (with an opportunity to try out the wheel). There is something for everyone! 

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