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City Parks

CENTENNIAL PARK includes a baseball field with backstop, fences, and covered grandstand as well as picnic tables, grills, and a tennis court. Three picnic shelters for rent. There are horseshoe pits, playground equipment and restrooms provided for community use.

THE COURTHOUSE POCKET PARK is located on the south side of the Iowa County Courthouse. The park features several picnic tables and benches for people to relax.

DODGEVILLE ARBORETUM & NATURE TRAIL is about two to three acres in size containing woods, a prairie grass area, and walking trails that are open to the public. The school uses this space as outdoor classrooms when weather permits. The Dodgeville Lions Club has maintained this forest by making signs, building steps, cutting brush and trees, and building benches.

THE GARY C. COMER POOL (formerly Dodgeville City Pool) It has two pools with the main pool having a 14-foot-deep end with two diving boards, lap lane, 2-foot shallow end with stair entry and a hydraulic chair lift for those who need assistance in and out of the water along with slide. The wading pool is for children five and under accompanied by an adult, a zero-depth entry and bubbling tower fountain to splash around.

HARRIS PARK is a 30-acre park that includes two baseball fields, multi -purpose football and soccer fields, sand volleyball court, playground with shelter, an ice area and paved 2-mile walking path. 27,000 square foot, multi-purpose facility provides an area for winter hockey, community events and wedding receptions. (Ley Pavilion) Amenities include restrooms, kitchen area, storage and office space. Concession stand with 2 picnic areas and picnic shelter for rent. Full and shooting basketball court. Home of the Lands End Annual Summer sale.

METCALF PARK is located on the northeast side of Dodgeville. Trees have been planted around the outer border of the park.

OAKHAM LAWN PARK is Dodgeville’s second newest park established in 2010. It designates the twinned cities of Oakham England, US and Dodgeville, Wisconsin, USA. This property is located by the old general hospital and was donated to the City by Mary Kelly. This Oakham Lawn Park sign shows the emblem of a horseshoe, which is a traditional symbol of Oakham, UK. On the back, the sign mentions the family of Mary Kelly, who donated the property for Oakham Lawn. There is one picnic shelter available for use at Oakham Lawn Park on a first come first serve basis.

SPRINGER PARK is a special use/neighborhood park located on Highway 23 in the northern section of the city. Springer Park is 3.6 acres and features a roofed picnic table, public restrooms and an information building. Additionally, the Dodgeville Historical Society uses this park building as an interpretive center for local and regional history.

WILSON PARK is an 8-acre neighborhood park located in west-central Dodgeville. It is utilized in the summer by the Dodgeville Recreation Department for programs such as little league baseball, softball, t-ball and more. Two softball fields, playground equipment and picnic shelter areas for rent.

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