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.