Parks & Recreation
Whiting Lakefront Park
1500 Park Road • Whiting, IN 46394
Open All Day for Pedestrians
Gates Open Daily at 7am • Close at 6:30pm
1443 119th Street
Whiting Lakefront Park is currently open to pedestrians and vehicular traffic. The gates to the entrances will be open daily at 7am and close at 6:30pm. Vehicles remaining after the park closes, with the exception of private rentals & authorized vehicles, will be towed. Please be courteous and obey the signage that is displayed throughout the Lakefront Park.
Whiting Lakefront Park is approximately 15 acres of play areas, walking paths, four tennis courts, one baseball diamond, picnic facilities, a concession area, a fishing pier, two sand volleyball courts, and a relaxing fish pond with waterfall, perfect for meditation or morning yoga classes. Host your wedding & reception with scenic photo-ops amongst flower gardens, the Chicago skyline backdrop, and beautiful Lake Michigan.
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1561 Park Road • Whiting, IN 46394
Adjacent to Whiting Lakefront Park, Whihala Beach offers the complete Lake Michigan beach experience with spectacular views of the Chicago skyline. Whihala is home to the WhoaZone, featuring a floating water park, stand-up paddleboards, kayaks, and more! Guests have access to restrooms, rinse showers, food concessions, a public boat launch and ramp, swimming, walking paths, a bike trail, and fishing (Indiana waters require proper fishing licenses).
The WhoaZone at Whihala Beach features a floating water park made up of slides, trampolines, towers, wiggle bridges, monkey bars, and many other play features combined to create a large obstacle course on Lake Michigan. In addition, WhoaZone at Whihala offers rentals for stand-up paddleboards, kayaks, beach cabanas, merchandise, and more!
Oil City Stadium
Standard Diamonds Park
1700 119th Street • Whiting, IN 46394
For rental inquiries, schedule updates, or additional information about Oil City Stadium and its amenities, contact the Whiting Parks Department at 219-659-0860!
Oil City Stadium, also known as Standard Diamonds Park, is Whiting’s 6.5 acre baseball stadium located directly on 119th Street. The field is home to the Whiting High School Oilers, Calumet College of St. Joseph teams, and the Northwest Indiana Oilmen; our region’s Midwest Collegiate League.
Municipal Sports Complex
117th Street and Oliver Street Whiting, IN 46394
The Whiting Municipal Sports Complex is located just northwest of the Whiting High School football field. Tee ballers feel like big leaguers while playing on Whiting’s turf little league fields! The Sports Complex also features a state-of-the-art play feature at the entrance of the concourse.