Parks and Recreation

Department Information: 

Parks & Recreation Director: Ashton Zeien

Phone: (920) 471-1636 (o) (920) 952-1589 (c)

Email: azeien@cityofripon.com  

Park and Recreation/Senior Activity Center Website: https://ripon.recdesk.com/Community/Home

Park Hours: 8:00am-10:00pm

Office Hours: 7:30am-4:00pm


Park Reservations:

Reservations for park shelters are accepted on a first come, first serve basis after January 1 of each year for that year. To reserve a park shelter, follow the steps below. Reservations are not final until approved by the Recreation Director. Please call the Recreation Department if any questions arise. 

How to Reserve a Park Shelter: 

  1. Visit our website at: https://ripon.recdesk.com/Community/Home
  2. Click "Log In" 
  3. Click "Create New Account" and make yourself a profile if not done so already
  4. Then, click "Facilities" 
  5. There you will pick which facility you would like to reserve and click "Reserve"
  6. Follow the steps on the website to complete your reservation to be approved by the Recreation Director

How to See Rental Availability: 

  1. Visit our website at: https://ripon.recdesk.com/Community/Home
  2. Click "Facilities" 
  3. Find the facility you are looking to reserve and select the name
  4. Click "Calendar"
  5. The calendar will show you which dates the facility is already reserved. Any unmarked days are available

Park Shelter Rental Fees:
Click here to see new fee schedule 
Fees changed on: 01-01-2023


Parks:

City Parks To Enjoy: 

Barlow Park

  • Located on Griswold St. 

Ceresco Park

  • Located on S. Union St. 

Murray Park

  • Located on Murray Park Dr. 

Selfridge Park

  • Located on E Water/ E Seward St. 

Eagle Park 

  • Located on Pearl & Eagle St. 

 

Other Area Parks To Enjoy:

Riggs County Park 

  • Located on S. Douglas & Hwy 23
  • This is a FDL County Park
  • No reservations accepted

Ripon Dog Park 

  • Located on S. Koro Rd.
  • Open dawn to dusk

Kiwanis Park

  • Located on Thomas St

Ripon SplashPad

  • Ripon Noon Kiwanis and Fond du Lac County joined together to build the Ripon SplashPad.
  • It is located at Riggs County Park, N8137 Douglas St. You can find the SplashPad right across the street from Ripon Community Printers off of Douglas Street, near the pavilion. The county does not accept reservations for the SplashPad. There is no lifeguard on duty. All children and adults are welcome to use the park and it is easily accessible for wheel chairs too! Please bring your sun screen and a lawn chair and visit the park on a warm summer day! To operate, simply push the button to activate the water features and enjoy.
  • SplashPad operation hours: 10:00am - 8:00pm
  • Many thanks to Fond du Lac County and Ripon Noon Kiwanis and many citizens of the City of Ripon for all their donations to make this park possible.