Recreation in Lawrence, KS


Sports and recreation are an important part of life in Lawrence, whether you're a participant or a spectator.

Boaters, golfers, hikers, birdwatchers — even frisbee golfers — find challenging recreational opportunities. More than 50 local parks and Clinton Lake state park provide fun outings for the whole family.

1800 Crossgate Dr.
(785) 842-2929
Alvamar Country Club, proudly offers 36 holes of championship golf, aquatic facilities, and a country club which promotes a friendly and fun atmosphere for all members and their guests.The...
1800 Crossgate Dr.
(785) 842-1907
Alvamar's 18 hole public golf course is made up of the Jayhawk and Quail Creek nines, each hole providing unique play and scenery.  Our course was designed by noted architect Bob Dunning...
31st and Haskell Ave.
The Baker Wetlands Research and Natural Area, a 573-acre are with 45 acres of virgin wetland, is a great bird watching local, close to the action yet seemingly in another world. The wetlands...
29th & Louisiana
(785) 832-7920
One softball field with dirt infield and 260-foot outfield fences 18 sets of regulation horseshoe pits. Picnic shelter and playground equipment.
6th & Rockledge
(785) 832-7920
18-hole disc golf course.
Southwest of Lawrence on Clinton Parkway
(785) 843-7665
Located just three miles southwest of Lawrence, Clinton Lake provides 7,000 surface acres for boating, swimming and fishing. In the five developed areas surrounding the lake, you'll find trails...
(785) 832-7920
Basketball, In-Line Skating/Roller Hockey and Tennis.
1250 E. 902 Road
below Clinton Lake Dam
(785) 748-0600
Slope/course rating of 124/72.8; 6,812 yards (gold tees) Slope/course rating of 119/70.8; 6,367 yards (blue tees) Slope/course rating of 113/70.0; 5,471 yards (red tees) Driving range and...
1245 E. 15th Street
(785) 832-7950
One (or two practice) basketball court(s) with hardwood surface and scoreboard.
800 W. 21st Street
(785) 832-7920
Eight courts with hard court surface.