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Where to Be Physically Active in Oconto County

Parks and Playgrounds
Parks and playgrounds are great places for families to get active together!

Walk or bike to a playground, if you can. When you’re there, don’t just watch your kids, play with them! Push the swing, run beside the merry go round, and climb the monkey bars.

Abrams
o Abrams Elementary School, 3000 Elm Street, Abrams: 2 different playgrounds, one for 4K-2nd grade, one for 3rd-5th grades. 920-826-5819

Gillett
o Honey Park
o Jones Family Sports Complex
o Zippel Park
o Gillett Elementary School, 208 West Main Street 920-855-2119

Krakow
o Fairview Elementary School, 2840 Highway 32 920-899-6300

Lena
o Lena Elementary School, 304 East Main Street, 920-829-5244

Little Suamico
o Recreation Park, Intersection of Ball Park Road and County Highway J

Oconto:
o Bond Community Center, 1201 Park Avenue, has a free outdoor playground area.
o City Park, 2.5 miles south of Oconto on County Road N. The park includes a playground, beach and swimming, basketball hoop and sand volleyball courts, picnic areas, restrooms and changing areas.
o Holtwood Park, Holtwood Way off of McDonald St. This park includes a playground, picnic area, restrooms, and several athletic fields. Aageson Pool is also located in Holtwood Park.
o North Bay Shore Recreation Area, County Highway Y in Oconto. This park has a playground, picnic area and public bathrooms.
o Sharp Park, Corner of Collins Avenue and 7th St. This park has a playground, restrooms, picnic area, walking trails, and an ice rink in the winter.
o Oconto Elementary School Playground, 810 Scherer Avenue
o Oconto Middle School Playground, 400 Michigan Avenue

Oconto Falls
o East Side Beach, Main Street in Oconto Falls. This park has playground equipment and a swimming beach.
o West Side Beach, Flatley Avenue in Oconto Falls. This park has playground equipment and a swimming beach.
o West Side Park, Green Bay Avenue in Oconto Falls. This park has playground equipment and picnic tables.
o Oconto Falls Elementary School, 415 Maria Volk Drive, 920-848-4476
o St. Anthony’s School, 253 Franklin Street, 920-846-2276
o Memorial Field Playground, Intersection of Central Avenue and Adams Street
o Pleasantview Park, Intersection of East Highland Drive and Willow Creek Road, Basketball Court, ball diamond, playground equipment, bathrooms

Sobieski
o Sunnyside Elementary School, 720 County Highway C, 920-822-6200

Suring
o Riverside Memorial Park, Highway 32 in Suring. This park has a playground, picnic tables and restrooms.
o Suring Elementary School, 411 East Algoma Street, 920-842-2181

Townsend
o Oughton Park, Pickerel Lake Road in Townsend. This park has a playground, sand beach, picnic tables and restrooms.

Schools Open for Walking
Please call for program availability, hours and fees, if applicable.

Abrams Elementary School: 920-826-5819
Gillett: 920-855-2137
Lena: 920-829-5703*
Oconto: 920-834-7800
Oconto Falls: 920-848-4471*
Pulaski: 920-822-6051
Suring: 920-842-2178
Wabeno: 715-473-2592
White Lake: 715-822-8421
*School has fitness center open to the public.

Swimming
Swimming is a great physical activity if you’re pregnant, overweight or have joint pain. Since swimming is no impact, you can burn calories and energy without hurting your joints.

Beaches:
· Bass Lake Picnic Ground, Bass Lake Road in Townsend
· Eastside Beach, Main Street in Oconto Falls
· Green Lake Picnic Ground, Highway 32 in Mountain
· Oconto City Park, County Highway N in Oconto
· Oughton Park, Pickerel Lake Road in Townsend
· West Side Beach, Flatley Avenue in Oconto Falls

Pools:
·Bond Center, Park Avenue in Oconto. Paid membership or payment of one time daily fee required to use the pool.