Lake Michigan's southern shores recreation haven.

Something for everyone, clustered around three lakes — all within two square miles and minutes from Downtown Chicago.

Summer is here!

Weather permitting, we’ll open on Memorial Day Monday. See you there! 

Great pavilion. Great performances.

The Pavilion at Wolf Lake is a premier outdoor performance venue with easy-access parking and a full schedule of events. Make it your destination for summer concert fun!

Lost Marsh Golf Course. A golfer's world-class dream.

With the natural beauty of George Lake and a view of the Chicago Skyline on the horizon, Lost Marsh Golf Course is your summer golfing haven.

Learn about HPA's upcoming events!

Find out what’s happening at all of our venues. Don’t miss out on the fun!

Welcome to HPA!

Located on the picturesque Southern Shores of Lake Michigan, the Hammond Port Authority is just 20 minutes by land or 12 nautical miles from Chicago.

A recreation haven, there’s something for everyone clustered around three lakes — all within two square miles and linked with a pedestrian trail.

Please join us for one of our upcoming events… or just for a day of relaxing fun.

Many thanks to Joey Lax Salinas for allowing us to use his wonderful photos of the Hammond Marina for all of us to enjoy.

Upcoming HPA Events

Below are some upcoming events at various HPA venues. Come join us! To see all upcoming events, view the calendar…

Latest HPA News

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Extended Hours begin May 25, 2019 05/24/19 - Extended hours for the Hammond Marina Boating Season begin this weekend, May 24, 2019 Marina Office – Monday through Sunday – 8:30am – 4:30pm Ship Store –      Monday through Thursday – 8:30am – 4:30 pm     Friday and Sunday – 8:00am – 7:00pm    Saturday – 8:00am – 9:00pm Fuel Dock –    […]
Volunteers needed to ready the Sailboats 05/1/19 - Volunteers are needed to get the sailboats ready for the season and sailing lessons.  If you’re interested in working with the instructors please contact the Hammond Marina @ 219-659-7678 or email us at to set up a time.  We have openings April 30, 2019 through the Sail A Way Open House on June 15, […]