Neenah's scenic waterfront setting and four-season climate offer a full range of year-round recreational opportunities. Spring, summer and fall are perfect for golfing, boating, fishing, swimming or simply enjoying a relaxing afternoon at one of the city’s many parks. Winter is ideal for sledding, ice skating, cross-country skiing, ice fishing, snowmobiling and more.
Neenah became the first community in Wisconsin to earn the Playful City USA designation. The recognition is part of a national program honoring cities and towns that show a commitment to play and the healthy development of children and growing the next generation of healthy, active adults.
There are 367 acres of developed park land in the City of Neenah that the Neenah Parks & Recreation Department operates and maintains. This includes 16 buildings, one Historic Home/Museum, one Lighthouse, 7,478 feet of shoreline, 2 boat launches, 1 outdoor swimming pool complex, 17 tennis courts, 1 archery range, 8 ball diamonds, 2 basketball courts, 1 skate park, 4 ice rinks, 16 soccer fields, 4 volleyball courts, 12 playgrounds 2 sculptures/fountains, trails, fishing decks, sled hills and various other recreational facilities.