<< Back to Category Listings

To submit changes or for new listings go here
Sports and Recreation

Business Services Executive Staff Est.
 
Brushy Creek State Recreation Area

2802 Brushy Creek Rd.
Lehigh, IA 50557
515-543-8298

Fax: 515-543-8395

A multi-purpose recreation area. This area is still under major development. Camping (modern/ non-modern) with full hook-up sites, stream hunting, lake fishing, many trail uses, and 2 equestrian camp grounds and 1 non-equestrian camp ground.

Amber O'Neill - Area Manager Greg Van Fossen - District Supervisor

1

1968

 
Dolliver Memorial State Park

2757 Dolliver Park Avenue
Lehigh, IA 50557
515-359-2539



Camping, recreation, and lodging rental, cabins overnight.

Kevin Henning - Park Manager

3

1927

 
Family Bowling Center

3599 5th Avenue South
P.O. Box 687
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
515-576-7664

Fax: 515-576-7501

24-lane Bowling Alley, Game Room & Lounge. U-Haul service.

Rick Harrington - Proprietor Natalia Harrington - Proprietor

6

1998

 
Fort Dodge Amateur Sports, Inc.

1245 North 8th Street
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
515-408-8066



Operation of Patterson Field Youth Baseball Park. Operation of Gypsum Hollow Youth Baseball Field.

Art Johnson


1974

 
Fort Dodge Country Club & Pro Shop

370 Country Club Drive
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
515-955-8551 - Pro Shop



18-hole championship golf course. Full service country club pro shop available to public offers golf equipment, apparel & club repair.

Eddie Doyle - Pro Shop Manager

15

1911

 
Fort Dodge Parks & Rec. Department

819 1st Avenue South
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
515-576-7237

Fax: 515-573-2894

Parks, pools, golf, tennis, senior center, trails, youth & adult programming, ball park. Snell- Crawford Park: Williams Dr. & 12th Ave N., Hydro Electric Park: 4th Ave NW & 1st St., Loomis Park: Hawkeye Ave & Loomis Park Dr., Oleson Park: 12th Ave S & S 17th St. Shelter rental available.

Lori Branderhorst - Director Kevin Lunn - Parks Superintendent

13


 
Frontier Sports Park

2298 South River Road
Fort Dodge. IA 50501




Year-round racing. Motor sports extreme.

Jerome Moulds - Director of Operations Race Promoter


2015

 
Golf Central

803 Central Avenue
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
515-351-1399



3-D simulated golf course featuring 36 different courses, putting green & driving range. All weather conditions can be differentiated. Private lessons, club repair & fitting available. Call 576-GOLF (4653) for reservations.

Ted Hanson

2

2009

 
Harlan & Hazel Rogers Sports Complex

1628 Nelson Avenue
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
515-576-2851



The complex is host to men's, women's, coed's, & youth leagues & tournaments. Home of Fort Dodge's softball team and St. Edmond's softball & baseball teams. Host of the Girl's High School State Softball Tournament.

City of Fort Dodge Jim Winter - Manager

21

1969

 
His & Hers Miniature Golf

533 South 25th Street
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
515-571-2210



2- 18 hole miniature golf courses.

Bruce Becker - Co-Owner Brian Becker - Co-Owner Mike Blaha - Maintenance/Mgr.

3

1987

 
Kennedy Park

1415 Nelson Avenue
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
515- 576-4258



Recreation, environmental education, conservation, lake, camping, fishing, hiking, hunting, bird watching, picnicking. Shelter house available to rent for family functions. Children's Forest & Veterans Memorial Park.

Matt Cosgrove - Director

5


 
Lakeside Municipal Golf Course

1417 Nelson Avenue
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
515-576-6741

Fax: 515-573-2894

Golf, driving range, food, and beverages.

Chad Graaf - Super.

5

1974

 
Oleson Park

Fort Dodge Parks & Rec. Dept.
1258 Oleson Park
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
515-576-7237



Zoo, Picnic sights, Shelter house available for rent. Playground equipment & splash pad.

Lori Branderhorst - Parks/Rec. Director



 
Ridgewood Lanes

326 South 25th Street
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
515-576-7214

Fax: 515-576-7212

Bowling center with league every evening. Bar/lounge & game room. Available for large groups or birthday parties.

William Larson - Owner Niccole Begalle - Owner

16

1964

 
Rosedale Rapids

1111 North 32nd St.
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
515-955-4284



Family aquatic center. Dumping bucket, family slide, 2 raft-slides, plunge slide, swirl bowl slide, 600 ft. lazy river, plus 30 water features (includes wave generator)

Lori Branderhorst- Parks/Rec. Director


2010

 
That Shop - Magic & Mayhem

817 Central Avenue
Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501




Gaming place for all ages. Learn & play cards or games. Unique card sets for sale. Tournaments & special events.

Joe Wood - Owner


2015

 
the REC Coliseum

615 2nd Avenue South
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
515-573-7107



Open only during workout times. Classes consist of High Intensity multi-functional exercises that will strengthen the core, and increase overall strength and flexibility.(THE rec:1422 1st Ave So; THE rec at ICCC:ONE Triton Circle)

Dave Pearson - Exec. Director Mathew Hanson - Assoc. Director Tracy McCormack - Member Service Director

15

2013

 
the REC Fort Dodge Community Recreation Center

1422 1st Avenue South
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
515-573-7107

Fax: 515-576-6900

Basketball, Indoor Track, Free-Weights, Racquetball Courts, Swimming Pool, Nautilus/Wellness Center,Aerobic Studios,Spin Room, Fitness Classes, Tae-Kwan-Do, Personal Training, Party Room, Saunas, Steam Rooms, Child Care Provided to Members.(THE rec at ICCC - ONE Triton Circle)

Dave Pearson - Exec. Director Mathew Hanson - Assoc. Director Tracy McCormack - Member Service Director

52

1844

 
Willow Ridge Golf Course

1788 Madison Avenue
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
515-576-5711

Fax: 515-576-6877

9 hole public golf course & cart rental. Complete restaurant facility, bar and grille.

Gabe Kellner - Course Manager Michael Hirst - Head Chef

20

2007