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Outdoor Recreation Complex

Following ten years of planning, fund-raising and construction, the Kendallville Park and Recreation Department opened a new, 89 acre facility for outdoor sports and special events in August 2006. Phase one of the development features four diamonds, three soccer fields, basketball, shuffleboard courts and parking for over 700 cars. Athletic fields are irrigated and the diamonds are lighted to professional standards. Concessions and restroom facilities are fully functional. Youth and adult softball, youth baseball and soccer is played at this location, 524 South Allen Chapel Road. The complex is located adjacent to Bixler Lake Park and Campground which can be accessed by a walking trail. In addition to local and league play, the facility hosts weekend tournaments and events throughout the year.

Outdoor Recreation Complex Fees

  • Diamonds
    1. Adult Leagues
      • Summer - $100.00 per team
      • Fall - $50.00 per new registration
    2. Youth Leagues
      • $10.00 per player
      • $5.00 per player Sunset Park
    3. Rental per diamond
      • Per day - $125.00
      • Per hour - $40.00
      • Lights - $35.00
  • Soccer Fields
    1. Youth Leagues
      • $10.00 per player per year
    2. Adults
      • $20.00 per player per season
    3. Rental
      • $15.00 per field per hour plus setup expenses
    4. Tournaments
      • $50.00 per field plus set up expenses

Outdoor Recreation Sport Complex Events

ASA Boy's National Championships



Holiday Inn Express       Best Western

Bixler Lake Campground

Sports Registration and Information

2015 Tournaments

April 18th - 19th
Men's Slow Pitch
Worth Power Series

August 6th - 8th
14u-16u-18u Boy's
National Championship

May 22nd - 25th
ETS Sports
Bluegrass Festival

July 3rd - 5th
ETS Sports

June 19th - 21st
Girl's Fast Pitch
Wahoo Slugfest

July 10th - 12th
Girl's Fast Pitch
Wahoo Shootout
April 24th - 26th
Girl's Fast Pitch
Battle at Bixler

June 5th - 7th
Girl's Fast Pitch
Diamonds on the Lake

September 18th - 20th
Girl's Fast Pitch
Northern Fall Classic

June 26th - 27th
Men's Slow Pitch
Super State Qualifier

September 25th - 26th
Men's & Coed
Round the Clock

Park Department
July 24th - 26th
Boy's 5th Annual
School Daze

July 31st - August 2nd
Girl's 5th Annual
School Daze

Please see our event calendar page for upcoming events at the Outdoor Recreation Complex.