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Park Locations & Gym Sites
  • City Park – 12th & Kingwood
  • Tuxedo Park – 13th & Tuxedo Road
  • Wildwood Park – 4th & Grove
  • Rotary Park – 9th & Kingwood
  • Gus Stoll Park – 7th & Pine
  • Armory – 1st & Juniper
  • Elementary– 11th & Juniper
  • Doane Pond – 12th & Boswell
  • Old Mill 3rd & Norman
  • High School – 15th & Hickory
  • Northward Park – 20th & Main
  • Community Center – 14th & Main
  • Westwood Park – Heather Drive
  • Cardinal Zone – 1700 Glenwood (MS)

SPECIAL THANKS TO CRETE PUBLIC SCHOOLS, DOANE COLLEGE, CRETE ARMORY, AND THE COMMUNITY

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Tuxedo Park-
Tuxedo Park is a ninety-six acre facility located in northwest Crete, west of the Blue River. This is the largest park in Crete. A broad range of recreational facilities are provided. The Saline County Fairgrounds are located at the park as well as the Isaak Walton League cabin and skeet range.

The park has restroom and shower facilities, ten RV camping sites and dump station, picnic areas and playground, ski trail, hiking trail, horseshoe pits, two lighted volleyball courts, and Agri-

Limed baseball and four Agri-Limed softball diamonds. Other future improvements include a large picnic shelter to support group picnics, restroom facilities, playground equipment, and irrigation systems for the baseball and softball fields.
Gus Stoll Park-
Gus Stoll Park is located at the southwest corner of Pine Avenue and Eight Street along the east bank of the Blue River. The park is a green space park. Picnic tables are provided in the summer months.
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Wildwood Park-
Wildwood Park is located in the southeast portion of the city in the vicinity of Fourth Street and Grove Avenue. The park includes a new swimming pool tennis courts, play ground and picnic areas. Other future improvements include public parking and playground equipment. 
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Northward Park-
Northward Park is located on Twentieth Street between Main and Linden Avenues. The park contains a picnic area, playground and a basketball court. Other future improvements include a public restroom facility.

Rotary Park Youth Complex-
The Little League/Rotary Park is located at Ninth Street and Kingwood Avenue. This park contains a large multi-purpose field for two (2) Agri-Limed baseball/softball fields, two (2) soccer fields and providing a practice area for football teams. The park also provides playground and picnic facilities, restrooms and a concession stand. Future improvements include providing irrigation system and tree planting.
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Old Mill Park-
Old Mill Park is located at Third and Norman. This park consists of  green space with a T-Ball field and soccer area. Future improvements would include an expansion of the Youth Soccer Complex.
Other Recreational Facilities-
There are numerous recreational activities available to community residents. Doane College has a multitude of recreational facilities including a nature trail. Indoor recreational activities are held at the High School, Elementary, 1st Street Civic Center and Doane College Facilities. A 9 hole private golf course is located in southeast Crete and four State recreational areas are within 20 miles of the city.

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