Best Parks & Playgrounds in the Fox Valley
#1) Memorial Park in Appleton
Located at 1313 E. Witzke Blvd, between Ballard Rd and Meade St, Memorial Park in Appleton is a community park that covers 139 acres and has something for most recreational activities. The playground area is expansive for your toddlers and preschoolers. The following facilities can be found at the park: 7 baseball/softball fields, playground equipment (ADA), open ice skating rink, sledding hill, picnic pavilion, restrooms, fishing pond, grill area, and warming shelter.
#2) Riverside Park in Neenah
Located at 500 E. Wisconsin Ave along the Fox River, Riverside Park in Neenah is a community park boasting an awesome (and massive) rocketship playground that kids love. A well-kept trail runs through the park and alongside the river to make a beautiful landscape. It is also home to summer concerts held in the large Riverside Park Pavilion.
#3)Derks Park in Appleton
Located at the intersection of Derks Drive and Guyette Drive, Derks Park is a 9.1-acreneighborhood park located on the southeast side of Appleton. The playground equipment is ADA accessible with a concrete sidewalk connection to the intersection of Derks Drive and Guyette Drive. This playground offers a rubber padded walking surface which is a well-thought out safety feature for the little ones.
#4) Doyle Park in Little Chute
Located at 100 Van Buren St.in Little Chute, Doyle Park features a pool and waterslide,playground equipment, sand volleyball court, basketball courts, ball diamonds, batting cage, tennis courts, shelter, restrooms, picnic areas, and fishing. The newer playground equipment offers play areas for both young and older kids.
#5) Wanick Choute Park in Sherwood
Located at W4690 Castle Dr. in Sherwood, Wanick Choute Park offers an extensive play area for both older kids and younger kids. The larger play area and large climbing web have rubber mulch underneath to prevent wetness and to promote safety. The smaller toddler play area is perfect for little ones. A baseball field, soccer field, and pavilion are also available.