News & Announcements

Enjoy open & lap swim at West High School Pool! Download pool schedule here - February 2017 Pool Calendar!

NOW OPEN youth summer t-ball, baseball and softball league REGISTRATION!. Click here for details and register today with early bird registration and save $10!

Jones Park closed starting mid September of 2016, possibly through 2017 and beyond for the start of the Fox Cities Exhibition Center! Also the North Island Trail will be closed through the week of November 7 for ashpalt replacement.

We are planning the future Erb Park and Pool improvements. Thank you to those who completed our survey!  Download conceptual drawings here.

FREE Youth Open Gym for children in K-8th grades held Saturdays, from 1-4 p.m. at Ferber school gym  through March 4. Basketball and other games organized by supervisor. Parents are welcome.

WE NEED YOUR FEEDBACK! Please assist us with the future of trail development by completing this short survey, download here. Once you have completed the survey, be sure to show us on the map where you would like to see new trails in the City of Appleton. Thank you for your time!

Fitness class details & registration for Spring Fitness Schedule here. Classes run February 27 thru April 20. Join us for fun and fitness classes to include Zumba, Zumba Gold, Strength, Boot Camp or Yoga!

The innovative and inspiring service learning project of "Pierce Park Ravine Restoration" was recently featured on the National Geographic website! The Fox River Academy School was recognized for their efforts with the ravine site at Pierce Park and collaboration with the City of Appleton! See details at this link:

With Jones and Erb Parks both closed due to major renovations this winter, we are pleased to offer two ice skating rinks to fulfill your outdoor recreation needs at Pierce Park! Pierce features an outdoor hockey rink with lights, boards & nets along with a recreational skating rink under the pavilion! More details here!

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Summer & Fall Registration

Download Winter 2016-Spring 2017 City Guide

WINTER CONDITIONS UPDATE: Due to warm weather and the extending forecast, the Winter Recreation Centers will be closed for the season. Updated 2-14-17




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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