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With options as varied as Nebraska temperatures, spending your leisure time in an enjoyable, relaxed environment is effortless.

The wide array of recreational activities offered in Grand Island allows you to express your creativity, master new skills and meet new friends while doing so. Quality of life is important and recreation plays a significant role in keeping us active, happy and healthy.

Recreational Facilities (in or within 10 miles)

Auto Raceway (3/8 Mile Dirt Oval)1
Ball Diamonds – Lighted21
Bowling Alleys2
Bumper Boats1
Camping Grounds2
Casino (Keno)Yes
Community Arts ProgramYes
Community Little Theater1
Country ClubYes
Go-Cart Track1
Golf Course – Private1
Golf Course – Public3
Hiking/Bicycling TrailsYes
Lake or River (Nearest public access)4 miles
Activities Allowed:Swimming, Wind Surfing, Fishing, Paddle Boating
Miniature Golf Course2
Multi-purpose Community FacilityYes
Nature CenterYes
Public Parks (1 Barrier Free)32
Racquetball Courts3
Radio Controlled Club2
Sand Volleyball Courts4
Senior Center1
Skating Rink1
Skeet Range1
Swimming Pools – Public3
Tennis Courts – Public8
Theaters – Indoor Screens8
Thoroughbred Horse RacingYes
Video Arcade1
Water ParkYes


Grand Island Area Chamber of Commerce
309 West Second Street
Grand Island, NE 68801
Phone: 308.382.9210
Fax: 308.382.1154