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Town of Ottawa Park and Recreation Information

Gazebo in ParkPark Facilities
The Ottawa Town Park offers three regulation softball fields, one teeball field, five soccer fields sized for the age of the athletes and two sand volleyball courts. In addition, the Borgstrom Pavilion offers picnic, restroom, and concession facilities. Several picnic shelters and little-kid playgrounds are located throughout the park. Plans to add walking paths, a wooded glade picnic area, another small playground, and enhanced plantings are being developed. The Park is located at S31 W36131 CTH D, Dousman, WI.


 

 Town of Ottawa is offering the Red Cross Learn to Swim program (levels 1-6) at Ottawa Lake State Park.

There will be on 3 week session offered beginning August 5th and ending August 21nd, 2014 for a total of nine lessons on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday each week. Level 6 starts at approximately 10am and level 1 is done by 2pm, other levels between in reverse numerical order.

Level one is for beginners, kids should be able to enter water on own and follow simple directions for full class. Level will be determined at registration or by instructor. Each class will be 45 minutes and class sizes will be kept small.

Cost is $25 for Town of Ottawa residents and $45 for non-residents per student. (State Park sticker is needed for daily entrance, purchase at park for $25)

Questions contact Stacy Eide at eidestacy@yahoo.com or 262-431-4176



Park Sports
The Town of Ottawa provides youth sports and recreation activities through the Kettle Moraine Recreation Association. In turn, the KMRA uses Ottawa Town Park as its home field for flag football, teeball, softball, and baseball programs.  Lacrosse teams also utilize the park.Volleyball at Park

Park Special Events
The Town of Ottawa Park provides accommodations for several special events each season including the Junior Lasers Baseball Tournaments, privately-run La Crosse teams, and is available by reservation for Ottawa residences.

Please contact Mike Kilsdonk of the Park and Recreation Committee for more information on any park events
at 262-965-2781 or mkilsdonk@wi.rr.com

Boat Launches
The Town has three boat launches for public access to Pretty Lake and Hunters Lake. The Hunters Lake access point accomodates carry-in boats only with roadside parking on Manor House Road off Highway 67. The two access points on Pretty Lake are on Pretty Lake Road off Highway CI. They provide trailer-ramp access and limited parking. Also, Waukesha County provides a trailer-ramp access point to School Section Lake on School Section Lake Road off of Highways D or Z.

Trails
Several recreation trails cross the Town. The Glacial Drumlin Trail provides hiking, biking, snowmobiling and inline-skating across the northern edge of the Town. The Ice Age Trail meanders across the eastern and southeastern parts of the Town providing access to long-distance hiking and a number of shorter trails are provided in the southern unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest.


 

 

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