Parks & Recreation


2023 Naberhood Block Party
Thursdayz @ Franklin June-August 2023
Touch a Truck Small 3
Rec Center Fees 2023


The Recreation Department is located at 220 E. Division Street in Shawano. The indoor swimming pool provides a place for children's swimming lessons, children's open swim, adult lap swim and various adult classes. The Rec. Center also has a weight room that consists of free weights, treadmills, recumbent bikes, elliptical machines and more. There are 2 racquetball courts available; reservations may be made up to 1 week in advance.        

The Parks Department is made up of 23 city parks where people can go to walk trails along the river, lets kids play on the playgrounds, have a family picnic at one of many rentable shelters. You will also find basketball courts, a splash pad, volleyball courts, pickleball courts and numerous ball diamonds.  On a hot summer day you can come play at Smalley Park beach or enjoy Thursdayz @ Franklin, a concert series at Franklin Park. A full listing of park locations and their amenities can be found here
This website provides information about our building hours, fees, upcoming events, programs & more. Please feel free to take a look around. Any questions you may have can be answered by calling the Rec. Center at 715-526-6171.