News & Announcements

West Pool is now available for open swim and lap swim, water walking & aerobics - download West Pool December calendar here! Check out Aqua Fusion on Monday & Thursday evenings - great workout, easy on the joints and with qualified instructors! 2015 Swim Passes also available now!

Check out the new playground structure recently installed at Woodland Park!  See photo here on the Woodland Park page!

Houdini Tower is one of the focal points of Houdini Plaza. The 12-panel design holds images that detail the history of Appleton, highlight works by local artists and photographers that tie in with events, activities, history and the rich culture of the Fox Valley.  Read more about the artist, Thomas M. Dietrich and his selections by clicking here

Upcoming adult luncheons: December 18 at the Scheig Center with "Vehicle Maintenance 101" as the topic.  Register online today!  Enjoy this fun interactive program including lunch. Invite your friends and join us!

The Telulah Park Skate Park has been completed and is now available to the public beginning Thursday, November 13. Attached are the rules and regulations for the use of the skate park. See details, video and photos here!

View the upcoming Winter Fitness Schedule here or browse class details & register online here.  Join in Boot Camp, Strength, Yoga or Zumba classes! Register for fun and fitness today!


FREE Youth Open Gym for children in K-8th grades held Saturdays, from 1-4 p.m. at Ferber school gym November 29-December 13 and December 2-March 7. Special winter break open gym: December 29-31 and January 1 also from 1-4 p.m. at Ferber. Basketball and other games organized by supervisor. Parents are welcome.

Upcoming holiday break activities, starting the week of December 23. Join in the winter recreation fun with Appleton Parks and Recreation!

Join Appleton Parks and Recreation and Lawrence University Men's Hockey team for some ice hockey fun and games on Sunday, January 18 from 12-1:30 p.m. Free to kids ages 5-16 at Jones Park, more details here!

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Winter Recreation Fun!


We look forward to opening our Winter Recreation Facilities the week of December 22! Click links above for details about winter recreation fun. Sledding hills are currently available!

Download Winter Weather Cancellation Policy


Department Contact:
Phone: (920) 832-5905
Fax: (920) 993-3103

Mailing Address:

100 N. Appleton St.

Appleton, WI 54911




Office: Monday - Friday

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


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