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Youth and Adult Recreation Programs

Family Event

Bird Search  

June 3-August 30  

Search high and low throughout our town for The Wolf River Art League’s rendition of the Museum’s Bird City exhibit. Throughout the parks of New London there are 15 wooden birds that hold a QR code.  When you find one our birds scan the QR code to answer the question(s) on our Question Sheet. Question sheets can be picked up and dropped off at the Parks and Recreation Office, located at 215 N. Shawano St. Upon returning your question card to our office you will be rewarded with a small prize and be put in a drawing for a large bird related prize. Question Sheets will be available starting June 5 and need to be returned by 

August 30, 2024.

Youth Fishing Day
Ages 4-14 
Fishing on the Wolf sound like a perfect Day.
Youth Fishing Day
At Youth Fishing Day each child receives a tackle box and fishing pole. A representative from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources introduces the fishing rules and regulations and describes the different fish species of the Wolf 
River and other local waters. Also, during this fun fishing day, volunteers will show children how to properly tie a knot,
bait a hook, cast, catch and release their fish.
Children ages 4-9 must come with an adult  and a lifejacket. 
Date: June 1, 2024
Time: 9:00AM-12:00PM
Location: Riverside Park 
Fee: Resident/ Non-Resident  $14.75/ $21.00
Day of Event Fee: $20.00/ $25.00 
Register Here!

WisconsinTimberRattlersLogoTimber Rattlers Field Trip 

Come out to a ball game with us!! 
This is an inexpensive and fun day at the Timber Rattler Stadium.
This day of baseball along with community building offers transportation,
lunch, and a ticket to the Timber Rattlers Baseball Game. 
Who: Ages 1-100 ***If you require a car/ booster seat please contact the
Parks and Recreation Department well in advance***
When: Depart from the Kunkle Shelter at 10:45 AM and
return by 4:30 PM. Game is at 12:10 PM on June 26, 2024. 
Fee: Residents/ Non- Residents $20.00/ $25.00 
***Price includes one grass seat (ADA seat are available upon request), bag lunch, and transportation.
Registration: Now- June 14, 2024
Late Fee: Starts June 15-21 ($5.00 fee)

Register Here

Pollock Park Field Trip 

We will be heading down to spend a day at Pollock Water Park with the Oshkosh Parks & Rec Department.  The facility has slides, zero depth entry area, a lazy river, sand play area, splash pad, restroom/shower facilities and concessions available. Concessions are at your own cost. A bag lunch for children is recommended. 

 Date: July 27, 3023

Time: Depart from Kunkle Shelter at 9:45 AM and will return by 3:45 PM

Fee:    Residents/Non-Residents: $10.00/$15.00

Registration: Now- July 21,2023

Late Fee: July 21- 28, 2023 ($5.00 fee)

Register Here 

NNO-LogoNational Night Out 

Police, Fire, EMS and others are the individuals who protect
and serve to keep each and every one of us safe.
Building relationships with those individuals can only
make our community bigger and better. National Night Out is a nation-wide
event that allows for communities to unite with our protective services. This community evet is a great time to meet our service men and women.

For the eleventh year in a row we offer the Touch a Truck.
Climb in and around fire trucks and police cars, plows and front-end loaders.
Explore and see what our professionals see every day.

Date: Tuesday, August 6, 2024
Time: 4:30 PM- 6:30 PM
Location: City of New London Municipal Building/ Police and Fire Station
 Fee: Free

Bay Beach Field Trips 

Pack a lunch and join us for a ton of fun at Green Bay’s historic amusement park!
This is one of our favorite field trips! Enjoy all of the carnival rides, the Zippen Pippen
and even the staff loves to race down the giant slide and eat a sno-cone!

Who: Ages 5 and up
***Youth under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult or registered for Camp Hatten.

Date: Thursday, August 8, 2024
Time: Depart from the Kunkle Shelter at 9:00 AM and return by 3:30 PM
Fee: Residents/Non-Residents: $15.00/$20.00  (Includes transportation and 20 tickets)
***Pack a lunch or concessions are available
Registration: Open Now- August 2, 2024
Late Fee: August 3- 8, 2024 $5.00

Register Here

Hatten Haunted Trail 
Date: One Night Only! Friday October 25, 2024
Time: Trick or Treat Trail (ages 12 and under) 4:30 PM-6:00 PM
This trail is created for younger participants 
who don’t wish for all the spooks and 
scares. Throughout the Hatten Trail we set 
up trick or treat stations for youngsters to enjoy. 
Some super volunteers hand out candy at this 
time with no masks and a friendly face.
Date: One Night Only! Friday October 25, 2024
Time: 6:30PM-8:30PM (Recommended 12 and older)
During the Spooky Trail, the ghouls and goblins come out to play. The trail is lined with 
pumpkins, and a guide weaves you through the spookiest parts of Hatten Park.
Location: Hatten Park’s Main Shelter
Fee: $5 per trick or treater/ trail walker


Is Halloween your favorite time of year? Do you like to dress up and scare people? The Haunted 
Trail is a volunteer hub for all those looking for volunteer hours for clubs, teams, etc. or for those 
that just like to contribute to their community. If this sounds like your kind of Friday night give us 
a call at the Parks and Recreation Office at (920) 982-8521. We would love your help make this 
event bigger and better then ever before!


Are you, your nonprofit organization or company looking for an awesome sponsorship 
opportunity? We are looking for Trick or Treat stop sponsors. Specifics of what this 
sponsorship may look like may vary so please give Recreation Supervisor, Morgan Gorges a call at 920-982-8521.

Reindeer Boogie 

Burrrr it’s cold outside! After seeing Santa at Longevity Nutrition Club during Winter Wonderland you might find yourself pretty chilly. So, take a stroll down the road to Familiar Grounds Coffee House to warm up a bit with a Reindeer Boogie. The New London Parks and Recreation is adding another layer to Winter Wonderland and hosting its first ever Reindeer Boogie. There will be hot chocolate and light snacks as well as Yo DJ playing the tunes to get you moving,  not just to warming up your feet.

Date: December 6, 2024
Time: Directly after parade
Location: Familiar Ground Coffee House 
Entertainment: Yo DJ 

Adult Programs 
Adult Fitness Classes
Membership Cards (Land Exercise Pass) -
This is a drop in option for our Adult and Senior Exercise Programs that  gives flexibility to those that have unpredictable schedules and the opportunity to try all of our classes instead of committing to a full 7 week sessions. 
Membership cards (Land Exercise Pass) can be purchased or renewed at the Aquatic and Fitness Center, New London Parks and Recreation Office by stopping by or calling 982-8521 or online at .

7 Week Session- If you have a set schedule and like routine and need the accountability for your fitness goals  we are offering the 7 week sessions at a discounted rate. Registration for each session is available at the Aquatic and Fitness Center, The New London Parks and Recreation Office or by calling 982-8521.   You can also register for these sessions at

Membership Land Exercise Pass Fees: 
Per 45-60 minute Class
Residents: $4.50     Non-Residents: $5.75
Senior Residents: $2.25     Non-Resident Seniors: $3.00  

Session Registration Fees:
(may vary based on session length)
 Residents: $24.50        Non-Residents: $36.50
May Schedule
June Schedule
We offer a variety of different classes, please check our monthly schedule for classes offered.
Also be sure to check out our classes descriptions
Personal Training
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The New London Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of different options for Personal Training including training with a friend to not only motivate you but also cut the cost in half!  Check out the informational flyer here!
Fees are as follows and registration is per hour:
Individual Personal Training
1-9 sessions: Resident/Non-Resident $29.75/ $35.25
10 or more sessions: Resident/Non-Resident $24.25/ $29.75
Buddy Training Cost is per person
1-9 sessions: Resident/Non-Resident $17.50/$20.25 
10 or more sessions: Resident/Non-Resident $14.75/$17.50

Walking is available in the Washington Center Gym 
Monday through Friday
5:30-9:00 AM   
12:30-2:30 PM
Please bring a change of shoes and sign in.

Pickleball League 
***Singles and Doubles Leagues offered
***Each team will be responsible for scheduling their own games each week. 
***You must bring your own equipment 
Dates: Week of May 22, 2024 (weather dependent) 
Location: Abraham Park or an agreed upon location 
Fee: Resident/ Non-Resident: $30.00/$35.00
Registration: Now- May 13, 2024 

***Each league needs to have at least 4 teams to run***

Youth Programs
Open Gym 
At the Washington Center Gym 

Open gym is available for all youth and is a great time to get some extra practice in for your favorite sport or just burn off some energy when it’s not so nice outside. Some equipment is available but you are more than welcome to bring your own. A supervisor is on site at all times. Open Gym will close if there are less than 4 people after the first 2 hours. Children under the age of 6 must be accompanied by an adult, and there is no charge for adult guardian of participating children.

October 2022-May 2023

Fee $5.00 per person 

Fridays: 6:00PM -9:00PM (all ages)

Saturdays: 9:30AM-12:30PM (all ages) and 6:30PM-9:30PM (ages 14 and up only)
***All Open Gym dates are subject to change without notice. Please see Facebook for cancellations***


Respect: Our Equipment, other participants and their equipment, the gym supervisor and the facility.
Bring a change of clean dry shoes, street shoes are not allowed.
No food or drink allowed in the gym area (water only).
Do not use offensive or vulgar language.
No rough housing.
Play organized or pick-up game on a half court with the curtain closed in order to allow others to play or practice on the other side.
No dunking or hanging on any of the rims.

Youth Sports Programs 
Move It!
Ages 4-6
Taking traditional games and nostalgic fitness 
activities and turning them into a 45 min. activity session.
This class is built to keep the young mind and body engaged while instilling 
the importance of physical activity.
Dates: Wednesdays, June 12- August 7, 2024
Time: 2:45-3:15 PM
Location: Washington Center Gym
Fee: Resident/ Non-Resident $19.50/ $33.00
Registration: Now-June 5th, 2024
Late Registration: Starts June 6 with a $5 late fee

Pre-School Tumbling
Ages 3-4
This pre-school level class is focused on 
building strength, coordination and flexibility. 
It also introduces participants to beginner level gross motor skills
presented in a tumbling
environment. No gymnastic apparatuses are 
used in this course.
Dates: Wednesday, June 12- August 7, 2024
OR Thursday , June 13- August 8, 2024
Times: 1:30-2:30 PM
Location: Washington Center Gym
Fee: Resident/ Non-Resident $26.00/ $44.00
Registration: Now-June 5, 2024
Late Registration: Starts June 6 with a $5 late fee

Nothin' But Net
Ages 7-12
Focusing on drills and techniques of basketball, 
this class works on enhancing basic skills and 
applying those learned skills to game scenarios.
Date: Mondays, June 10- August 5, 2024
Times: 1:30-2:30 PM
Location: Washington Center Gym
Fee: Resident/ Non-Resident $26.00/ $44.00
Registration: Now- June 5, 2024
Late Registration: Starts June 6 with a $5 late fee