City of Montgomery 

Kolacky Capital of the World

Parks & Recreation

Montgomery Parks and Recreation offers a wonderful network of sidewalks and trails along with beautiful facilities and recreational opportunities within our City Parks.  Amenities include ball fields, basketball courts, a band shell, horseshoe pits, ice rink, picnic shelters, playgrounds, sand volleyball courts, and tennis courts.  The City of Montgomery offers the trails that are designed to ensure that citizens are able to walk and bicycle throughout the community.  Learn more about the different parks and their amenities by viewing the Montgomery Parks & Recreation Matrix.

The Montgomery Park and Recreation Board reviews current and future community park and recreation needs, programs and facilities and recommends policies and improvements to promote the implementation of the City’s parks, trails, and recreational plans.  For more information, please visit the Park and Recreation Board online. 

You may contact City Hall at 507.364.8888 at any time with questions you have related to parks and recreation.

Parks and Trails

The City of Montgomery currently contains approximately 24 acres of park lands and when combined with athletic facilities of the local school district it increases to 67 acres of park and recreational areas within the City.  A majority of the park lands maintained by the City of Montgomery are found within four (4) parks conveniently located throughout the community.  The parks are maintained by the Public Works Department. 

Parks, recreation and open spaces can shape the physical environment of a community in a way that enhances neighborhoods.  They represent an important building block for a neighborhood and provide an opportunity to protect and conserve a community’s natural resources.  The residents and businesses of Montgomery have identified parks, trails, and recreational facilities as a valuable community asset that allows everyone a chance to play or discover their individual talents, no matter what age, interest, physical ability, or desire that contributes positively to the quality of life offered in Montgomery. 

Below is a list of the parks within the City of Montgomery, as well as a description of the amenities and activities that can be found at each.

Memorial Park Veteran's Memorial Park
North Side Park West Side Park

Recreation Programming

Recreational programming is done by the Tri-City United School District #2905 Community Education Department and provide for a wide range of recreational activities.  They offer dozens of opportunities for people of all ages to explore new things, get involved in the communities, and to learn through programs, services, sports and activities.    

Park Shelter Rental

Citizens of Montgomery can take advantage of the shelters at Memorial Park and North Side Park for family reunions, graduations, birthday parties, and more! Reservations are on a first come, first served basis.  Park Shelter can be reserved from May 1 to October 1.

The City of Montgomery requires a damage/clean up deposit to ensure those reserving the park to keep the areas neat and clean.  The City of Montgomery desires to keep providing this service to its citizenry as a way to help them have a good time while utilizing the Park System.

The damage/clean up deposit is as follows:

     $25.00 – Resident of Montgomery
     $50.00 – Non-Resident of Montgomery

The damage/clean up deposit is refunded upon inspection of the Park Shelter.

For more information or to submit your park shelter rental reservation, please call City Hall at 507.364.8888 or in person.  Payment of the deposit is required at the time the reservation contract is picked up.  

Park Rules

Rules and regulations governing the usage of the City Park System are found within Section 1050 of City Code.  For more detail, please reference the actual city code, but below is a summary of the rules and regulations currently followed by the city. 

  • Parks are open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. unless prior approval is obtained from the City.
  • Vehicles are permitted only upon designated roadways or paths and parking lots. Snowmobile regulations may differ.
  • No dogs or cats are permitted unless leashed.  Pet owners are responsible for pickup and removal of animal waste.
  • No hunting, molesting, harming, frightening, killing, trapping, chasing, teasing, shooting or throwing missiles at any animal or bird in or within 100 feet of the park.
  • No picking or harming of the natural grasses, flowers, trees or other plants that are located within the park.
  • No person shall dig or otherwise disturb grass areas.
  • No feeding or offering of food to any animals or birds in any park or within 100 feet of the park.
  • It is unlawful for any person to consume, or possess beer, wine or liquor unless permission has been granted or licensed by the City or allowed by City Code.
Attached Document or FileMontgomery Parks & Recreation Matrix Learn about the different recreational areas and their amenities!
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