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Forest Park Golf Course

Valpo tries again to lease golf course operation

VALPARAISO | For the second year in a row, the city's Parks Department is looking for someone to take over operation of Creekside Golf Course, but this time it is taking a slightly different approach.

September 27, 2014 9:15 pm

Valpo golf courses trying hard to stay afloat

VALPARAISO | The city's Parks Department might have to introduce water polo to its program choices in order to make any money from Creekside Golf Course for a while.

August 27, 2014 12:12 pm

Creekside lease fulfilling golf coach's dream

VALPARAISO | The city's Park Board could vote on the first lease agreement for the operation of one of its golf courses.

December 07, 2013 8:30 pm

Valpo seeking companies to lease Creekside

VALPARAISO | Creekside Golf Course has been a success since opening in 2000, but it is not successful enough to pay the debt service on the bond to build it.

October 29, 2013 5:42 pm

IDNR program teaches benefits, care of city's trees

VALPARAISO | There's more to being a good steward of the city's trees than hugging them occasionally.

August 24, 2013 6:45 pm
Forest Park Golf Course opens for season

Forest Park Golf Course opens for season

April 11, 2013 12:00 am Photos


Valpo parks controls pests with nature's air force

Valpo parks controls pests with nature's air force

VALPARAISO | The city's parks have started an affordable housing program for birds and bats.

December 24, 2012 12:00 am

Valpo Parks accepts Vale Park pathway

VALPARAISO | It took a few months, but the pathway along the Vale Park Way between Campbell and Valparaiso streets now belongs to the city's Parks Department.

December 19, 2012 8:00 pm
Summer here but spring green's fees stay in Valpo

Summer here but spring green's fees stay in Valpo

VALPARAISO | It's been a good year for Valparaiso's golf courses, and the park board agreed to send a big "thank you" to golfers by voting to keep the spring rates through the summer.

June 28, 2012 6:30 pm Photos


Above par year for Valpo courses

VALPARAISO | The March warm spell enabled the city's golf courses to do something they haven't done in a long time - if ever - at this point in the year. They ended the month in the black.

April 24, 2012 10:38 pm

Valpo parks seeking funding help for projects

VALPARAISO | When you have more projects to do than you can afford, the first thing you do is prioritize what needs to be done.

March 04, 2012 11:00 pm

Mild winter makes Valpo golf a hot item

VALPARAISO | It's been a good winter for the city's golf courses.

January 26, 2012 8:00 pm

Valpo parks approves fee increases for most programs

VALPARAISO | The costs of most Valparaiso Parks Department programs will be going up in 2012 as the department tries to move closer to a model in which programs are self-supporting.

November 19, 2011 2:00 pm

Valpo to apply for beer license for Forest Park

VALPARAISO | The city's Park Board is again ready to file its application for a permit to sell beer at Valparaiso's Forest Park Golf Course.

October 26, 2011 5:25 pm

Parks meeting goal of cutting expenses

VALPARAISO | Like all city departments, Valparaiso's Parks Department is trying to do a year's worth of business on 11 months worth of money.

August 24, 2011 6:30 pm

Valpo getting ready for bumper crop of blossoms

VALPARAISO | It's the first day of spring and as the last remnants of the February blizzard melt away, the city should be a blizzard of blossoms and bursting buds.

March 20, 2011 12:00 am

Valpo parks seek beer license for Forest Park

VALPARAISO | With profits estimated to be from $25,000 to $35,000 a year, Valparaiso's Park Board voted Tuesday to proceed with the application for a license to sell beer at Forest Park Golf Course.

January 27, 2011 12:00 am
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