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2016-17 Washington County Visitors Guide www.visitwashingtoncounty.com Page 32 Parks I n a nd A r ound Wa s h i ng t on C oun t y West Bend Parks and Lac Lawrann Conservancy West Bend Park, Recreation and Forestry Department and Lac Lawrann Conservancy understand the importance of recreation activities along with enhancing & maintaining the surrounding environment, through Urban Forest and sustainability, to improve quality of life. Committed to delivering a wide variety of recreation opportunities to meet the needs of the community. Regner Park features a beach area with a Splash Pad. Rolfs Park is popular for dog owners with the off-leash dog park area. Riverside Park has a permanent 18-hole Disc Golf Course. Plus an Archery Range is located on Municipal Drive. Lac Lawrann Conservancy has a Learning Center for environmen- tal education and it also serves as a rental facility. www.ci.west-bend.wi.us and www.laclawrann.org Jackson Joint Village & Town Parks & Recreation Department The Jackson Joint Parks & Recreation Department boosts over 7 park areas which include amenities such as: Splash Park, Wheel Park, Disc Golf Course, Archery Range, Multiple Playground Structures, Trails, Ball Fields, Fistball Complex, Soccer Fields, Sand Volleyball Courts, Basketball Courts, Tennis Courts and Park Shelterss. In addition, the community treasure is the 26,000 sq. ft. Jackson Area Community Center equipped with gymnasium, early childhood wing, dance studio, art studio, computer lab, games room, meeting rooms, teen center, catering kitchen, gathering hall and fitness center. The center is run with many partnering agencies such as the Washington County Aging and Disability Resource Center, The Washington County Boys & Girls Club and Kettlebrook Church. The mission of the Jackson Jt. Parks & Recreation Department is to "Offer Quality of Life Opportunities for All Ages and Abilities at an Affordable Cost. "We promote the Jackson Community through People, Parks and Programs!" www.villageofjackson.com Jackson Splash Park Hartford Parks & Recreation Department Hartford Parks & Recreation Department's mission is to plan, develop & implement leisure and human services for the City of Hartford using a variety of parks and special facilities. The community has 14 actively managed parks totaling nearly 130 acres. The lighted tennis/basketball complex in Willowbrook Park and Woodlawn Park has a great 9 hole disc golf course. Independence Park, offers wide open areas for soccer, football, a multi-field baseball complex, a BMX bike track and a fenced area for dogs to run unleashed. The new outdoor Veterans Memorial Aquatic Center will open in the July of 2016 and will feature a lazy river, zero depth water play area, 50 meter lap pool, floatable water walk and two slides. The Recreation Center offers an indoor gymnasium, fitness center featuring a cardio and free weight room as well as the Signicast Family Aquatic Center that makes a great time for everyone. www.ci.hartford.wi.us Hartford Signicast Aquatic Center Kettle Moraine State Forest – Pike Lake Unit 3544 Kettle Moraine Rd., Hartford, WI 53027 262-670-3400 www.dnr.wi.gov Provides outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities. Multiple use trails for hiking, biking and cross country skiing plus an Astronomy Trail. Thirty-two site campground and day use area that includes a swimming beach and two picnic shelters you can reserve for your family or business event. Powder Hill elevation is 1350' with a 45 ft tower to climb, which offers a 650 acre view of Pike Lake and Holy Hill. You can follow us on facebook. com/friendsofpikelake and twitter@pikelakefriends. Candlelight Snowshoe Pike Lake Labyrinth Garden, Regner Park Germantown Parks Germantown's municipal parks offer many outdoor recreational opportunities in the Germantown area. Hiking, biking, cross country skiing, softball, volleyball, sledding, soccer, horseshoes, ice skating, picnicking, fishing, ice fishing, boating, snowmobiling, swimming, golfing and a variety of other activities are available through the parks system and throughout private facilities around the county. From spring to fall, bicyclers enjoy the historic sites in the fresh air throughout Germantown's suburban and rural countryside. Enjoyable rides include touring the his- toric "Silo Mile" in Germantown's rural north or visiting the remaining buildings in any one of the 7 historic hamlet precursor communities that make up the modern village of today. www.village.germantown.wi.us. Schoen Laufen Park

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