One Town Square
Dyer, IN 46311
||(219) 865 - 2505
||(219) 440 - 3754
Monday to Friday
7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Michael O'Shea, Director of Parks & Recreation
Michael O’Shea is a resident of St. John. O'Shea is from Valparaiso and a graduate of Wheeler High School.
O'Shea graduated from the University of St. Francis with a Bachelor's Degree in Recreation Administration. He received his Master's Degree in Recreation, Sports and Tourism from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
O'Shea has worked for a number of Illinois park districts since 2006. His most recent job was at the Downers Grove Park District where he started in June 2009 as a Recreation Program Supervisor. His last position was Athletics and Outdoor Facilities Manager. In this position, he was responsible for 36 athletic fields, three concession stands, and seven pavilions.