About our Parks

Shelter House Rentals -  There are five shelter houses available in our parks for rental.  All rentals are from 8:00 a.m. to midnight.  

Reighard Park Shelters (Potowanami, Miami or Shawnee) are each $60/day plus a $25.00 refundable security deposit 

Rotary Park is $180/day plus $100.00 refundable security deposit 

Homecoming Shelter is $180/day plus $100 refundable security deposit 

Homecoming Park - consists of 36.6 acres.  It became a city park June 11, 1980.  The Homecoming Pavilion has an indoor and outdoor pavilion for party rentals that seats 125.  The park also has a sledding hill, an ice skating rink, two grass volleyball courts, a mile long walking path, restrooms and a generously sized playround and a gazebo.

Rotary Park - is three+ acres.  It's origin is July 9, 1971.  Rotary Park has a fishing pond, playground equipment, a rental hall that seats up to 125 with full kitchen facilities.  Recently added is the Goodwin Preserve.  Goodwin Preserve is a wooded area with a picnic area with grills and a walking path through the woods.

Reighard Park - is a 20.4 acre park.  It opened on April 3, 1940.    The beautiful wooded area is great for family picnics.  Reighard Park has a wide variety of playground equipment, three shelters, restroom facilities and new tennis courts that were opened July 4th, 2009.

Wabash Park is the smallest of the community parks at 6 acres.  It became a city park November 20, 1951.  However it has plenty you can do there.  There is a playground, a half court basketball court and a city skate park.

Biddle Park is a 78 acre recreational park.  It opened in May, 2009.  Biddle Park consists of 8 baseball/softball fields, 3 basketball courts, 3 sand volleyball courts, 1 football field and 9 soccer fields.  The Northern end of the park has yet to be completed.  It will consist of 8 more youth baseball/softball fields.

South Park is 1.4 acres in size.  South Park is the oldest of all the city parks opening July 15, 1865.  It has new playground equipment, a gazebo and 2 basketball courts.

North Park/Memorial Park is 2.2 acre hill and more of a passive park.  It's original dates back to June 19, 1924.  The park has a small playground, a half court basketball court and a war memorial statue.

Depot Park is 2.3 acres in size.  It dates back to July 15, 1970.  Depot Park as well is a passive park.  It hosts a historical train depot, and a preserved caboose.    There is also a wooden play train and horseshoe pits. 

Cannonball Trail is 7.25 acres in size.  It is blacktopped and stretches 2 miles across the entire city from East to West.  it provides a scenic and tranquil setting for walking, biking, rollerblading and even cross crountry skiing in the winter months.


Upcoming Events

Mon, Oct 31, 2016

Halloween Trick or Treat

Thu, Nov 3, 2016

Committee of the Whole Meeting

Mon, Nov 7, 2016

Council Meeting

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