Merrillville Indiana is located in Northwest Indiana and is located 15 miles south of Lake Michigan and 1 hour southeast of Chicago, Illinois. Merrillville Indiana Parks & Recreation offers quality of life enriching opportunities for all of Merrillville & Crown Point community and surrounding area residents. The Merrillville and Crown Point Indiana parks department provides and maintains a variety of parks and facilities located around the greater Crown Point region. Some of these include the Crown Point Sportsplex, the Crown Point Municipal Pool also called Hub Pool, the Merrillville and Crown Point Skate Park the Crown Point SpartaDome, and the Merrillville and Crown PointSeasonal Ice Rink. The city of Merrillville and Crown Point Indiana also offers over 23 Parks.  Additionally, the Merrillville and Crown Point Indaina parks department provides and oversees programming and leisure activities for all ages. Some of the sports activities offered in Merrillville and Crown Point, Indiana by the Merrillville and Crown Point Parks and Recreation Department include: soccer, baseball, softball, kickboxing, football, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, flag football, volleyball, basketball, beach volleyball, bean bag tournaments,  lacrosse, and rugby. The Crown Point Indiana Parks Department also offers a variety of art and crafting classes for youth up to senior citizens.
Crown Point Sportsplex:
The Crown Point Indiana Sportsplex is a 95-acre multi-use outdoor sports and event destination conveniently located off I-65 in Northwest Indiana. The Crown Point Indiana Sportsplex features two synthetic turf multi-purpose fields, 10 natural grass, illuminated fields, and champion field with stadium seating. Crown Point is home to the only sports complex of this kind in all of Northwest Indiana. These sports amenities in Crown Point also include two fully equipped support buildings that include restrooms, concessions and storage. The Crown Point Sportsplex host a variety of events and sporting evening including football, lacrosse, soccer, softball and baseball for adults and children.
Crown Point Sparta Sports Dome:
The Crown Point Indiana Sparta Sports Dome is affiliated with Sparta Sports Organizations of Crown Point.  It is located in Northwest Indiana. The Crown Point Sparta Sports Dome offers Crown Point and  Northwest Indiana residents opportunities for training, leagues, tournaments, special events and indoor camps & youth programs year-round regardless of any weather conditions. With over 120,000 square feet under one roof the Crown Point Sparta Sports Dome offers a state-of-the-art, climate controlled environment with the best playing surface in the Midwest. In Crown Point, Indiana, the Sparta Sports Dome offers multiple turf layouts that can fit the specific request and need of any event, sport or team. The Crown Point Sparta Sports Dome is able to offer consistent field conditions 365 days of the year for for teams and visitors. Sparta Sports Organization of Crown Point, Inc non-profit was created to assist the education and development of players for amateur field sports including:  soccer, football, lacrosse, rugby, baseball, and softball within Crown Point , Northwest Indiana and surrounding areas by offering international regulation sized fields for practice, competition, use and promoting, advancing, and sponsoring educational and player development programs through affiliations with amateur sports organizations. The Crown Point Indiana Sparta Sports Dome is the only facility of its kind located in Northwest Indiana.