Merrillville Parks and Recreation Program Registration is now available.

Look for your favorite class or join one of our new ones: Yoga, Enhanced Fitness, Senior Aerobics, Get Fit Line Dancing, Ballroom Dancing, Zumba, Drums Alive.  You can register with a credit card for a fee on-line or pay by cash or check by coming into the Pruzin Community Center for these and other classes. 

We have new Youth Classes: Remember you can register with cash or check for no additional fee by coming into the Pruzin Community Center to pay for: Drums Alive for ages 8-15, and  Zumba for Kids, Get Fit Line Dancing for Kids.

Trips and other Special Events: We have a trip planned to Four Winds Casino on March 17, your $30 payment is due February 17. We are planning a trip to the Biltmore Mansion in Asheville, North Carolina, September 10-16, 2017.  We are currently taking a $75 deposit to hold your space, the final payment will be due July 3.  More details to come for concerts, movie in the park and other special events in our next brochure, or follow us on Facebook for updates and other information. 

Merrillville Parks and Recreation Department is expanding program options. To just mail in your registration you can download the form below for the program you are interested in, make checks payable to Merrillville Parks and Recreation.  You must register a minimum of 1 week in advance.  Classes will be cancelled if the minimum is not reached by that 1 week in advance.

Brochures now available: You can pick up a copy of our Brochure at The Merrillville Municipal Complex, Ross Township Trustee's office, Lake County Library, at the Pruzin Community Center, or download a copy of the New Fall/Winter Brochure here:  Fall 2016/Winter 2017 Brochure All programs have deadline dates for when you need to register by, most you need to be registered 1 week BEFORE a class begins.  Day Trips need 1 month notice, Overnight Trips need 2-3 MONTHS notice.  Don't miss out by waiting until the last minute.  Our next brochure will be available in May.

 Senior Programs 55+  Adult Programs 16+  Youth Programs 3-15 Trips 21+
 Enhanced Morning Aerobics Yoga Zumba Kids Day Trips
 Morning Aerobics for Seniors Get Fit Line Dancing Drums Alive Kids Overnight Trips
 Pinochle Drums Alive Get Fit Kids  
 Monthly Senior Luncheons      
  Ballroom Dance    

Above are some of our programs broken down by age groups.  You can pick up more detailed information, or register in person at the Pruzin Community Center, 5750 Tyler Street, Merrillville, IN 46410 (located 1 block west of Harrison Street, North of 61st Street, across from St. Peter & Paul Church).

Senior Lunches
Every second Friday of the month at 11am, Meals on Wheels serves lunch to our seniors. Lunches are $5 payable at door the day of the luncheon. Every month includes a guest speaker with topics specific to seniors. At least 1 week in advance call the Park Office at 980-5911 to reserve your seat, we can only accomodate 50 people. 

Suggestions Welcome
If you have an idea for a trip that you would like to go to, drop us a line and we will check into it.  Stop in at the Pruzin Community Center to pick up more information.  If you have a program or class idea that you would like to offer, fill out a Proposal and either drop it off, or mail it to 5750 Tyler Street, Merrillville, IN, 46410.  Proposal forms can be found under Documents.

bike officer