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News & Announcements

Erb Pool open through August 16 and Mead Pool! trought August 21! Check out some of our great pool special events to end the summer with a big splash like Spongebob Day and Hawaiian Luau party!

Starting MAY 1 all City of Appleton park restrooms will be open during normal park hours, between 5 a.m. and 11 p.m.

All city tennis courts nets have been installed and disc golf baskets are available as well!

Youth flag football leagues registration open! Register today as registration ends July 30!

July is National Parks and Recreation Month: PLAY BINGO WITH US! "Out is In" so get out, enjoy the city's parks and be active in July! Download our OUT IS IN Bingo card and rules here to win great prizes!

We are planning the future Erb Park and Pool improvements. Thank you to those who completed our survey! Your involvement is critical to our success and you will be entered into a drawing for a free 2016 annual pass for 2016. Download conceptual drawings here.

Join us for APRD Day at the Ballpark - it's a Family Day at the Timber Rattlers Stadium on August 16 for all ages!  Sign up today as we will sell out - online registration open through 8 a.m. Tuesday, August 11.  Register online here!

NEWLY DEVELOPED AND PART OF OUR HEALTH & WELLNESS PROGRAM: check out this Appleton Prescription Trails map!

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

We have partnered with Pedretti Power Yoga to offer STAND UP PADDLEBOARD (SUP) YOGA in August at Erb and Mead Pools.  Browse program flyer here or register online here.  It combines traditional yoga postures with the added bonus of floating on a SUP!

Nature series at the Scheig Center, monthly presentations by Rob Zimmer. Next session Wednesday, August 12, with "Things with Wings at the Gardens - Hummingbirds, Dragonflies, Migrating Monarchs & More" topic, free to attend - download details here!

Join us as we partner with EMPOWER YOGA for free outdoor yoga in the park this summer! Every Wednesday at 6 p.m. in City Park now through September 2. Drop in and bring your own yoga mat or beach towel and water!

Appleton Parks and Recreation has teamed up with Surfin Bird Skate Shop to offer skateboarding lessons for ages 6 -17 at the new Appleton Skatepark in Telulah Park. Qualified instructors teach beginner to intermediate participants skateboard skills. Skateboard is required, see registration details here!

Appleton Kids Fun Run scheduled at 7:00 p.m. in Appleton Memorial Park on August 2 & 16! Join in this family fun event. To register online, click here!

SUMMIT PARK UPDATE.....the basketball courts are being renovated starting Friday, July 31 and should be updated and reopened by the end of next week, by August 8!

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Summer Recreation Fun!

Summer/Fall City Guide:

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Reid Golf Course - Check Reid's WEBSITE HERE!

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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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