Parks & Recreation


There is always time to relax and enjoy yourself. These are the things and places to do just that.

Local Parks & Activities

Aquatic Center

13801 West Wood River Road – Wood River, NE







3 City Parks
(Memorial Park, Library Park, S. Water Tower)

libpark ballpark

Tennis/Basketball Courts

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Baseball/Softball Fields w/batting cages

WR has 4 ball fields. They are used to play Legion baseball to Softball to t-ball.


Paved community walking trail

Trail is 3/4 mile long going around the High School
There are plenty of opportunities for exercise and physical fitness in our  community! We are proud to have a newly paved ¾ mile walking trail around the High School grounds. In addition to the walking trail, the community is also welcome to use the High School track for walking and running. A community fitness center with weights, exercise machines, and indoor walking track is also located on the second level of the new gym at the High School. Please contact the school office for access information at 583-2249.



Wood River Golf Course

9 hole golf course, swimming pool, sand Volleyball Courts
(11937 W. Holling Rd, 583-2225)

Maltman Memorial Public Library

(910 Main St, 583-2349)
Public library available to all area residents. No cost to check out books – readlibrary your heart out! Preschool story hour weekly, summer reading program, book clubs plus free WIFI, cake pans, puzzles, copies and fax service. 

Deb Fairbanks, Librarian


Youth Activities

Football leagues
Volleyball leagues
Basketball leagues
Baseball leagues
Softball Leagues
Wood River Wrestling Club
4-H clubs
LEGO Robotics Club
Girl Scouts
Boy Scouts
Dance Classes-Just4Kix
Teammates Mentoring program
Swim Lessons- Wood River Aquatic Center

Area Activities

Nebraska Game & Parks


Cheyenne State Recreation area

Wood River Wildlife Management area