Parks & Recreation
Edmundson ParkEdmundson Park is located at the corner of Beacon Road and Edmundson Drive. The park is 60 acres of beautifully manicured landscape. The park offers a scenic ten-foot wide concrete recreation trail. The park consists of a 1 ½ acre pond for fishing, an 18-hole disc golf course, 3 ball diamonds, an outdoor swimming pool, a large wooden playground, numerous picnic tables and 7 shelters of various sizes. The park is home to the Oskaloosa Dog Park which offers areas for both small and large dogs.
VanderWilt Park at the corner of Santa Clara St and Orchard Avenue. The park offers a playground for children, and two little league baseball fields. Drinking fountain are on during the summer season, along with restroom facilities.
The City Square is located at the corner of High Avenue East and South Market Street. The City Square, located in the heart of Oskaloosa, is home to our historic Bandstand. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, or make use of any of the several benches and enjoy the Oskaloosa City Band as they perform at 8:00 PM every Thursday, June – August, weather permitting. Check the calendar for upcoming events such as The Sweet Corn Serenade in August, Art on the Square in June, Farmers Market, and the annual lighted Christmas parade.
Keating Jaycee Park
Keating Jyacee Park is located at the intersection of South I Street and 4th Avenue West. It offers a playground for young children and a small grassy play area. Families can bring a lunch to the picnic table, and enjoy the quiet neighborhood. Keating is one of the parks started by the Jaycee groups. Jaycees was an organization made up of young professionals, referred to as junior chamber of commerce members.
Hewitt Jaycee Park
Hewitt Jaycee Park is east of the corner of C Avenue West and North L Street, parking for Hewitt is located on C Avenue West. The park offers a playground for children, a swing set, and a basketball court. Enjoy the open grass areas and the quiet neighborhood.