2017 OUTDOOR SUMMER EDUCATION PROGRAM

Waterloo Parks is presenting it's first Summer Education opportunity for children ages 1st-8th Grade.  The program will run from June 9th-August 18th on 6 different dates.  Pick one date, or choose all six!  A great chance to teach the children of Waterloo about their surroundings and nature areas in and around Waterloo.  This program is free.  To register, please print and fill out the form below or pick one up at the Waterloo Municipal Building and return to the Parks Department.  For more information, please contact Parks Coordinator Gabe Haberkorn at (920) 478-3025.

Outdoor Summer Education Registration Form

SUMMER CONCERTS ARE BACK FOR 2017!

 

The Waterloo Parks Department and our NEW partner One Barrel Brewing Co. would like to present to you the 2017 Summer Concert Series.  This years line-up includes some returners and some great new bands to the One Barrel Brewing Stage.  Bands start the Thursday before Memorial Day and end the Thursday before Labor Day.  This years line-up includes:  The Rusty Hearts - May 25th, Aaron Williams and the HooDoo - June 22nd, Pupy Costello and the New Hiram Kings - July 13th, The Mania (Beatles Tribute) - August 3rd and The Soggy Prairie Boys - August 31st.  Hope to see you all there!

CONCERTS ARE BACK

City Parks and School Facilities

Firemen's Park – 500 Park Avenue

Classification: Community Park     Park Map
Size: 60 acres
Parking: Off-street
Amenities: Central stadium style adult and youth baseball field, youth baseball and softball fields, connections to Maunesha River, bike path, disc golf, playground, private pavilions,storage buildings, restroom buildings, concession buildings,basketball courts, natural playgrounds, Historic Carousel, natural parking, oak lawns, yard waste refuse storage, water fountains and walking trails.

Waterloo Regional Trailhead – 760 McKay Way
Classification: Neighborhood Park     Park Map
Size: 2.5 acres
Parking: Off-street
Amenities:Twenty seven car and two Handicap parking and connections to Garman Preserve. Warming Room, Wi-Fi, men’s and women’s bathrooms, covered deck.
Upgrades:Playground Area

Morrison Field – 127 Minnetonka Way
Classification: Neighborhood Park     Park Map
Size: 4.1 acres
Parking: On-street/off-street
Amenities: Soccer fields with goals, on-street parking and small parking lot, memorial sign, lawn seating, porta-potty and open lawn park space.
Upgrades:Football goal posts added, paved parking lot, concession stand, bathrooms, shelter, playground and bike/walking trail connecting Hwy 19 to Morrison field up to Minnetonka Way and the Indian Hills Nature Area.

Veteran’s Memorial Park – 113 E. Madison Street
Classification: Special Use Park     Park Map
Size: 0.25 acre
Parking: On-street
Amenities: Central downtown gathering space with covered performance stage, refurbished Maunesha Business Center, war memorial, limestone clad seat wall, water fountain and ornamental plantings.

Youker Park–291 Mills Street
Classification:Nature/Conservation Area     Park Map
Size: 5 acres
Parking: On-street/off-street
Amenities:Memorial stones, eight car parking, bike path, Maunesha River access, Mill Pond native planting restoration, and mown native trails.
Upgrades:Disc Golf and Dog Park

DeYoung Farms – 500 McKay Way
Classification:Nature/Conservation Area     Park Map
Size: 5 acres
Parking: On-street/off-street
Amenities:Memorial stones, bike & walking path, native planting restoration, and mown native trails.

St. John Lutheran School – 413 E. Madison Street
Classification: School Park
Size: 2 acres
Parking: Off-street
Amenities: Asphalt surface games, play structures, backstops and large mowed recreation field.

Holy Family School& Parish – 205 Milwaukee Avenue
Classification: School Park
Size: 2 acres
Parking: Off-street
Amenities: Asphalt surface games, play structures, backstops and large mowed recreation field.

Waterloo Public School – 865 N. Monroe Street
Classification: School Park
Size: 10 acres
Parking: Off-street
Amenities: Structured football stadium with track, lighted tennis courts, baseball field, exercise/fitness course, open lawn practice fields and large play structures.

Future City Parks

Indian Hills Nature Area - 127 Minnetonka Way

Classification: Nature/Conservation Area     Park Map
Size: 11.1 acres
Parking: On-street
Amenities: Slightly restored native wooded area with limited bark walking paths

South Side Park – 905 Julia Way
Classification: Neighborhood Park     Park Map
Size: 2.5 acres
Parking: Off-street
Amenities:Twenty car and two Handicap parking,picnic shelter, bathrooms, baseball/softball field, basketball court, walking & biking trail, playground and Skate Park.

Riverside Park – 203 E. Madison Street
Classification: Neighborhood Park     Park Map
Size:1 acre
Parking: Off-street
Amenities:Seven car and connections to downtown Waterloo and Youker Park, river walk and picnic area.

Naming Rights TBA – 720 W. Madison Street
Classification: Neighborhood Park     Park Map
Size:2 acres
Parking: Off-street
Amenities:Twenty car parking lot with two disability parking stalls, river walk, sand volleyball court, kayak launch, playground area, restrooms with changing rooms, basketball court/ice skate area, splash pad and sheltered picnic area.

Public Power Park & Maunesha River Greenway – S. Monroe Street Deadend
Classification: Neighborhood Park     Park Map
Size: 2.5 acres
Parking: On-street
Amenities:The area already holds a stamped asphalt river walk with benches, ornamental lighting and accent plantings. The area is frequently flooded and has shown wear over the years but is maintained by the public works department. A recent grant awarded to the city for flood mitigation in the South Monroe Street area could be used for improving and expanding the Maunesha River walk. Men’s and women’s Restrooms, playground area, picnic shelter area and river walk would be the future link to wrap around the entire dead end of Monroe Street along with educational signage on electricity and usage.

Waterloo Area Parks and Recreational Areas

Garman Nature Preserve
Classification: County Park     Park Map
Size: 80 acres
Parking: Off-street
Amenities: Wooded area with invasive species, groomed mulch walking paths, entry sign, interpretive signage, Indian mounds and eight space paved parking lot, restrooms and covered picnic area with tables.

Holzhueter Farm Conservation Park
Classification:State Park     Park Map
Size: 175 acres
Parking: Off-street
Amenities: Wooded area with invasive species, groomed mulch walking paths, entry sign, interpretive signage, and bike paths.

Waterloo Wildlife Area
Classification:County Park     Park Map
Size: 4000 acres
Parking: Off-street
Amenities: Diverse range of habitat types. These habitat types include open water marsh, sedge meadow, fens (including Holzhueter State Park) lowland and upland hardwoods, some native prairie and extensive Shrub Carr.

Learn more.

865 N. Monroe Street
Waterloo, WI  53594

Located near the North entrance of the High School

Pool Phone: (920) 478-3511 or 478-3633 ext: 4166

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Any questions, fee free to call Pat Schellin, Pool & Fitness Director, at 1-920-478-3511.

 

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