Sports & Recreation

Recreation is vital to sustain the quality of life within a community. The Mahaska Community boasts access to sports venues, natural resources, and a multitude of recreational opportunities which cater to all families and individuals of any shape and size.

  • Basketball Courts: Oskaloosa Urban Park (200 High Ave. West), Mahaska YMCA (inside, 414 N 3rd Street)
  • Bowling: Mahaska Bowl, 1799 A Ave. East (Hwy. 92 East) 641.673.6788
  • Biking/Trail: When completed will encircle Oskaloosa and University Park; currently 13 miles of 15 planned; visit the Recreation Trail Page for more information and a printable map
  • Fitness: Anytime Fitness (209 Cornerstone Drive, 641.673.8411); Mahaska YMCA (414 N 3rd Street, 641.673.8411)
  • Golf: Choose from Edmundson • Harvest Point • Oskaloosa Golf • Prairie Knolls • Mini-putt • Disc Golf at Edmundson Park
  • Gymnasium: Mahaska YMCA, 414 N 3rd Street, 641.673.8411
  • Mahaska County Parks: Mahaska County has over 1,300 acres of forests, wetlands, prairies and parks to explore. The Mahaska County Conservation Board manages 20 separate parks, river accesses and wildlife areas with over six miles of maintained trails.
  • Playgrounds: Edmundson Park (1608 Edmundson Drive), Elementary School playgrounds(1801 Orchard Avenue), Grant Park (C Avenue East)
  • Roller Skating: Spinning Wheels Skate Center (1717 3rd Ave. East), call 641.673.4482 for hours and rates
  • Skate Park: Oskaloosa Urban Park, contemporary lighted concrete park, gazebo viewing area, open to the public, located on High Avenue East by Penn Central Mall
  • Sculpture Tour: The Oskaloosa Sculpture Tour is a function of Fine Arts and Cultural Events (FACE) of Mahaska County, a nonprofit that promotes the arts and artworks in and around Oskaloosa. Click here for complete information including an interactive map describing the sculptures and their locations.
  • Swimming: Edmundson (Oskaloosa) Municipal Pool (1405 S F Street), and Mahaska YMCA Indoor Pool (414 N 3rd Street)