Thousands of spectators gather at the Washington Park Beach – Michigan City for the annual Grand Prix. Likewise, boat racing and water sports are staged on other lakes throughout the county. But did you know Michigan City LaPorte has a sports history deeply rooted in fierce high school rivalries? Because local sports are so important, historic Ames Field still stands proudly and hosts events other than Friday night high school football. Likewise, other well-preserved and highly regarded sports venues are scattered throughout the county.
Sports are central to the local community in Michigan City Laporte. Facilities are available to host football, basketball, softball/baseball, soccer, and volleyball tournaments. We’ve even hosted marching band and drum corps competitions, drawing bands and spectators from all over the country. Golf courses are particularly scenic here, offering many levels of play. It is easy to find the ideal municipal, public or private course to host your next tournament or outing.