La Porte City Park Foundation

Enhancing La Porte's City Parks Since 1984

Welcome to the La Porte City Park Foundation webpage! For over three decades, we've been the silent stewards of La Porte's natural beauty, quietly working to ensure our parks remain vibrant, accessible, and cherished by all who call this city home.

Meeting Information:

Our dedicated team meets at the Park Office on the second Friday every other month (January, March, May, July, September, November) at 7:30 a.m., their passion for our parks igniting discussions that shape the future of our city parks.

Location: Park Office 250 Pine Lake Ave. La Porte, IN 46350


Meet the guardians of our green havens, individuals who have pledged their time, expertise, and hearts to our cause:

  • Jim Magnuson, President
  • Steve Bernth
  • Lisa Denger
  • Matt Hagenow
  • Jonathan Howes
  • Joann Liberatore
  • Drummond Osborn
  • Dale Parkison
  • Dave Pendergast

Get Involved:

Embrace the spirit of community at our inaugural golf outing!

Date: September 6

Location: Beechwood Golf Course

Time: Registration starts at 8:00 a.m with donuts., with the shotgun start at 9:00 a.m. sharp.

Details: A day filled with laughter, camaraderie, and the shared vision of a greener tomorrow. Join us on the fairways as we swing for the parks we love. See our brochure here and fill out the online registration here!

Donate to Our Annual Campaign:

For over three decades, we've stood as sentinels of La Porte's natural legacy, earning the trust and respect of our community through unwavering dedication, transparency, and integrity. Your donation fuels tangible progress, transforming your investment into tangible improvements within our parks. Your generosity is the lifeblood of our endeavors. With each contribution, you become a guardian of memories, ensuring that families, friends, and future generations have access to the tranquility and joy our parks offer. Every dollar donated is a testament to your belief in the power of community and the enduring beauty of nature.

Support Us:

Your support comes in many forms. Choose the option that best suits your desire to nurture La Porte's city parks:

  • One-Time Donation: Make a single, impactful contribution to our cause.
  • Recurring Donation: Commit to supporting our ongoing efforts with a monthly contribution.
  • Newsletter Signup: Stay informed and connected by subscribing to our newsletter below.

Contact Information:

For inquiries, partnership opportunities, or simply to share your love for our parks, reach out to us at or 219-326-9600.

Follow us on Facebook to stay connected with our journey.

Projects and Achievements:

Every project embarked upon, every milestone reached, is a testament to the unwavering commitment of our community to preserve and enhance the natural beauty of La Porte. Let these images speak a thousand words, capturing moments of joy, beauty, and unity within our parks.

Thank you for being the heartbeat of our parks, for together, we shape the landscape of our community and the lives of those who call it home.

La Porte City Park Foundation