Sheldon Parks

  1. Hills Park - Hwy. 60 North - 26 Camping facilities with water and electrical hook-ups, warm showers, on-site dump station, playground equipment and walking trails available for your enjoyment.  Our fee for an overnight stay is $15 for trailers and motor homes and $10 for tents.  Payments are made right at the park drop box.
  2. City Park - Hwy. 18 & 4th Avenue - Sheldon's City Park provides a four section enclosed shelter house available for rent.  1/4 of the shelter can be reserved for $40. 1/2 cost $50, and full shelter house would cost $80.  All rentals include a $20 deposit which will be returned if the shelter is left in clean orderly condition.  Contact the Sheldon City Offices at (712) 324-4651 for reservation details.
  3. Sunrise Park - N. 18th Ave
  4. Thorman Park - Thorman Ave
  5. Competition Park-1 mile North of Hwy. 18 on Nest Ave. and 1 1/2 miles East
  6. Tennis/Basketball Courts - 415 19th Ave
  Hills Park City Park Sunrise Park Thorman Park Basketball/ Tennis Courts
Basketball Goals x x     x
Campgrounds x        
Concession Stand   x      
Cooking Grills x x x x  
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Hiking and Trails x   x    
Ball Diamond   x      
Picnic Sheltors x x x x  
Picnic Tables x x x x x
Playground Equipment x x x x  
Restrooms x x x   x
Tennis Courts         x
Water Fountain x x     x
Sand Volleyball     x    

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View Sheldon Parks and Recreation Departments.

Sanford Wellness Center-Sheldon- The Wellness Center provides professional health assessments and assists in setting appropriate wellness goals. It provides state-of-the-art exercise and strength training equipment, with wheelchair equipment available. Contact, Donna Ihnen, Wellness Center Manager. (712) 324-6151 for more information.

The Northwest Iowa Lifelong Learning and Recreation Center (LLRC)- is located on the campus of Northwest Iowa Community College one mile west of the City of Sheldon. The facility is available for college students, staff, faculty, and community members to pursue fitness and recreation activities.

Lifelong Learning & Recreation Center

Welcome Desk (712) 324-2493
Coordinator (712) 324-5061 ext. 152


Other Recreational Activities


Fitness  Courtyard Fitness 24/7, 315 N. 8th Ave.  (712) 324-2085
   Sanford Wellness Center, 118 N 7th Ave  (712) 324-6152

Miniature Golf

 Dairy Dandy Miniature Golf, 1116 2nd. Ave.  (712) 324-2830
Movie  Mainstreet 3 Theatres, 401 9th Street  (712) 324-2344
Swimming  Holiday Inn Express, 201 34th Ave  (712) 324-3000
   Sheldon Family Aquatic Center, 415 9th Ave.  (712) 324-4771