Whihala Beach – The beach at Whihala Beach is operated by the Whiting Parks and Recreation Dept. and is located at 1561 Park Road, Whiting, Indiana 46394.  Beach summer hours (Friday of Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day) are 7am – 7pm, life guarded beach 10am – 630pm.” No swimming is allowed unless a lifeguard is on duty. Whihala Beach offers the following features: Flush toilets, Rinse showers, Food concessions, Grilling area, Boat launch, Swimming, Sand volleyball courts, Walking and bike trail and Fishing (Indiana waters require proper fishing licenses).

Whiting Lakefront Park, located at East 119th St. & North Front St., approximately 15 acres with different structural play areas for preschool and elementary aged children. Seven acres of open play areas, walking paths, four tennis courts, one baseball diamond, picnic facilities, a concession area, a fishing pier, two sand volleyball courts, and a relaxing fish pond with waterfall, perfect for meditation or Sunday morning yoga classes. Hold weddings & receptions with scenic photo-ops amongst flower gardens, Chicago skyline backdrop or romantic Lake Michigan. Whiting Lakefront Park is adjacent to Whihala Beach, which has walking along Lake Michigan, a boat launch ramp and beach with lifeguards.