Parks & Recreation

Register for Recreation Activities or Reserve a Park FacilityFind the Recreation Activities and Facility Rentals site

Reservations can also be made in person at Portage Parks & Recreation in the lower level at Portage City Hall.


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Social Distancing while Enjoying the Outdoors

All equipment and facilities in our parks are open including all restrooms, playground equipment, exercise equipment, and picnic pavilions. 

Basketball and volleyball courts are currently being opened and will be ready for use soon. Call Portage Parks & Recreation for updates at 329-4522.

No matter how or where you decide to spend your time outdoors, we urge you to follow CDC recommendations to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and keep you and others safe:

  • Only go outside if you are feeling healthy 
  • Keep a minimum of 6 feet of distance between you and others
  • Wash your hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds and consider carrying an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol and disinfecting wipes with you
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth
  • Cover your cough or sneeze

Something to keep in mind – maintaining an effective social distance may be easier at larger or less frequently visited parks. If the park you normally visit is often busy, consider taking this opportunity to explore a new park.


The Parks & Recreation Division oversees 18 park sites located throughout the City of Portage; manages the protection of natural and physical city assets and provides recreation, cultural and leisure programs for resident enjoyment. The department manages the popular Celery Flats Historical Area, Ramona Park beach and the Millennium Park Ice Rink. Numerous rental facilities are available to residents, schools and groups for a variety of events including weddings, banquets, graduations and meetings. If you are interested in rental facilities or need more information on the many park and recreation opportunities Portage has to offer, please contact us.  

Click here to download the 2021 Portage Parks & Recreation Trail Map.

Parks & Recreation 2021 Spring & Summer Programs & Events

Portage Parks & Recreation offers an abundance of programs and events for the 2021 spring & summer season.