Stauffer Park

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Situated on 30 acres on Nappanee’s east side, Stauffer Park offers incredible diversity in its activities—the community swimming pool, ball diamonds, basketball and tennis courts, a skate park, picnic facilities and the renowned Little Paws playground. Open-air shelters are available to rent.

All facilities have nearby restrooms, and many of the areas are compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Little Paws:
This community-built play area features climbing opportunities, swings, and sandboxes for children up to age 12. The playground on the west side of Stauffer Park (near the pool) is open until dusk.

Swimming Pool:
Swim Lessons:
Lessons at the community pool run through the summer for children ages 3 and up, and the city’s Mommy and Me class encourages development of water skills for children ages 3 and under.

2018 Swimming Lessons: Ages 3-14
Session 1: June 4 — June 15
Session 2: June 18 — June 29
Session 3: July 2 — July 13**
Session 4: July 16 — July 27**
**Mommy & Me is held during this session

Cost is $30 for city residents and $35 for non-residents

Visit nappaneeparks.recdesk.com for rates and information on season passes.

Hours of Operation:

  • Mid-May to mid-August
  • 12:30pm to 5:00pm Monday-Saturday
  • 1:00pm-5:00pm Sunday
  • Evening swim offered each day from 6:00pm-9:00pm
  • Residents Admission: $2.50 for youth, $3.00 for adults (non-residents fees may apply)
  • Season passes available

Skate Park:
Skateboarders are offered ramps and flat surfaces to work out tricks.

Hours of Operation:

  • 9:00am-7:00pm Monday through Saturday
  • Noon-7:00pm Sunday

Tennis Courts:
Tennis Lessons for beginners to advanced skill levels takes places throughout the summer at Stauffer Park for ages 6-14

2018 Tennis Lessons: Ages 6-14
Session 1: June 4 — June 22
Session 2: June 25 — July 13
Session 3: July 15 — August 3

Times are based by level:
9:00am — 9:50am: Beginners
10:00am — 10:50am: Intermediates
11:00am — 11:50am: Advanced

Cost is $25 for city residents and $30 for non-residents

Visit nappaneeparks.recdesk.com for registration information.

Hours of Operation:

  • 9:00am-7:00pm Monday through Saturday
  • Noon-7:00pm Sunday