Parks & Recreation

Dorcas UseThis department is responsible for a variety of recreational programs, events and activities, such as:

  • Adult Leagues
  • Arbor Day
  • Book & Art Club
  • Concerts in the Park
  • Movies in the Park
  • Stories on the Trail
  • Youth Camps & Lessons

The  Department maintains the City's parks, trails, playgrounds, shelters, restrooms, tennis and basketball courts, disc golf course and various buildings located within the park system. The Department also provides for the operation and maintenance of the City-owned Elmwood Cemetery and Fairgrounds Aquatic Center.

Our park system is comprised of 13 parks totaling over 450 acres that provide recreational facilities offering something for all ages. Enjoy swimming, fishing, horseshoe pitching and more.