Goins Park is located on the west side of Lake City, it is site for many community gatherings and events. It is comprised of a large play ground for all ages, soccer fields, 6-hole disc golf course, baseball diamond, tennis courts, public swimming pool, basketball court, horse shoe pits, a public restroom, two shelter houses with electricity, one shelter house with no electricity, one gazebo with electricity and two drinking fountains and water spigots. The park is also the beginning of the 5 mile Lake City Recreational Trail. Click here for a map of the trail!
The two main shelter houses are available on a first-come, first-serve basis or may be reserved ahead of time. Reservation rates are $15 (before or after 3 PM) and $25 full-day. Contact the Lake City office at 712-464-3111 for reservations.
Lincoln School Park
Lincoln School Park is not only a part of educational history in Lake City but also a local favorite for youngsters to play at. The park is located on the east side of Lake City, just north of the old Lincoln Elementary School on 211 Center St..
It has a large play structure with slides and obstacles of all sizes and for all ages. There are also several swing sets and park benches which make great rest areas!
Michael Macke Memorial Park
Michael Macke Memorial Park is a scenic and relaxing camp group and park located just west of town on County Road N37 and Lake Creek. This park has 5 RV spots with electrical hook-ups. The spaces may also be used for tent camping. Fire pits and a playground are on site. There is also a very well-maintained bathroom, complete with showers and a shaded picnic area.
Being right on Lake Creek, makes fishing a great opportunity at this park!
Reservations are first come, first serve – fees and donations are collected on site. Fees are $10 for an RV/night and $5/tent a night.
Central School Playground
Central School Playground is yet another mark of educational history. This playground is located one block south of Main Street on 211 Center St. It is full of various playground favorites including: swings, slide, and merry-go-round! There is also plenty of open grass space to have a picnic or set-up a game of kickball or tag! The backdrop for the park is the elegant brick schoolhouse from 1884. The school is open daily through-out the week and is home to many pieces of education related memorabilia.
Rainbow Park is located 3 miles south of town on Iberia Avenue. It gets its name from the beautiful Rainbow Bridge, erected in 1914, which crosses the Raccoon River.
Rainbow Park is great for fishing along the river, picnicking in the outdoors and even primitive camping!
Lake City Towne Square
Located in the heart of Lake City directly on Highway 175, the “town square” is home to many Lake City events and gatherings. It’s natural beauty and tranquility are just partners to what makes the park one-of-a kind. In the park you will find a replica bandstand constructed (solely by volunteers) to match the original structure erected in 1887.
The replica fountain, similar to the original built in 1914 sits in the center of the square. Many benches and lights are situated around the square making it possible for gatherings at all times of the day!
The square may be reserved for events such as weddings by calling the City Office at 712-464-3111.
Opportunity Living Acres
Located on Highway 175 about a quarter mile east of town, is Opportunity Acres. Outside you will find a quarter mile, paved recreation trail perfect for rollerblading, biking or walking! Also outdoors is a shelter house, restroom and flower garden.
Indoors you will find Lake City’s very own indoor recreation center complete with full basketball gym equipped to set-up volleyball, racquetball/walleyball court, work-out area, therapeutic swimming pool and hot tub. Various work-out classes and swimming lessons are available through out the year.
Call 712-464-8961 for more information and hours. Information and photos are also available at http://www.opportunityliving.org/recreationcenter.html
What a Blast Shooting Range
2030 340th St.
(712) 464 – 3712