In the Dean and Barbara White Community Center we have a Climbing Wall, Fitness Center, 3 Basketball/Volleyball Courts, Flex Studio and Community Room, a Teen Room, a Preschool Room, an Elevated Walking Track, a Concession Stand, and lots of programming ideas.  Outside there is a Football/Soccer Field and Concession Stand with Press Box. 

Mission Statement

Strive to enhance the quality of life of our Merrillville Residents and fellow citizens by expanding the availability of leisure and recreational services and promoting a clean and healthy environment.

ADA Compliance Plan

The Town of Merrillville strives to assure that pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Town of Merrillville Parks and Recreation Department is committed to identifying, updating and/or renovating all public parks to comply with the ADA and ABA (Architectural Barriers Act).  It is our commitment to the residents of the town that we will continually improve accessibility within our parks complying with the guidelines set forth with the United States Access Board and Standards for accessible design. ADA Compliance Plan updated January 2019