May Newsletter
Upcoming Events
Save the Date!

Monday, May 8 A Day Without Childcare 6:30-8:00 @ WMS Auditorium 
Wednesday, May 10 – Eco Park Planning Meeting 5:00pm @ Eco Park 
Saturday, May 20 - Walk for Hope - 9am-12pm @ Swan Park
Saturday, May 20 - Workday, 9 am - 12 pm (lunch provided) @ Brainards Bridge
Tuesday, May 23 – Waupaca Area All-Stars Meeting 5:00pm @ Rec Center Exercise Room 
Dogs need to be leashed at all times - for your safety and for the safety of those around you.

Additionally, please dispose of dog waste appropriately - in a bag and in a bin.

Thank you for your cooperation.
Join us for the Friends of Waupaca Parks Workday
Saturday, May 20th, 9am-12pm

Lunch will be provided

Location: Brainards Bridge Park Shelter

Bring clothes that can get dirty, work gloves, and a rake. We'll be moving mulch onto our narrow paths.
2023 Spring & Summer Activity Guide
(click on the booklet cover to view guide)
Upcoming Youth Programs
June 5-July 28
Registration Deadline: May 15

Babe Ruth Baseball
June 1-July 31
15U, 16U
Registration Deadline: May 22

Legion Varsity Baseball
June 1-July 31
Registration Deadline; May 22
Upcoming Adult Programs

Thursdays 1:30-3:30
Recreation Center Lobby

Come play chess with community members! All skill levels are welcome to play. This is free and open to the public. No registration necessary.
Men's Softball
May 16-August 15
Tuesday Nights
7:00pm & 8:15pm
Swan Park
The Waupaca Parks and Rec Men's Softball league is a competitive slow pitch league played at Swan Park softball complex. This Tuesday night league is split into A and B leagues depending on the number of teams signed up.

Registration Deadline: May 6
Swim Instruction Misprint!!
Session 1 dates are
June 12- June 29th.
Session 2 dates are
July 10- July 27th.
Youth Baseball Umpires
Youth Softball Umpires
Men's Softball Umpires
We are still hiring for umpires. If you are interested, please contact Leslie at 715-258-4435 or email at

Waupaca Garden Club
Do you love to garden? Consider joining the Waupaca Garden Club. See more information on the flier below or call 312-531-8502.
Become a member today! We welcome anyone 50 and older.
Please call the Senior Center (715-258-4437) to get your 2023 annual membership.

City residents = $20
Town of Farmington = $20
Non-residents = $30
Looking for outdoor activities this winter? Check out our River Ridge Trail System. We have miles of trails weaving through our city with beautiful vantage points (Shambeau Hill), nature, and a variety of landscapes from wetlands (Grass Lake) to forests (Swan Park/Shambeau Park).
Waupaca Public Library
Upcoming Events
Adopt-A-Trail Program
We are looking for organizations and community members interested in assisting the Waupaca Park and Recreation department in maintaining safe and well-groomed trails on the River Ridge Trail system. This is a great opportunity for businesses, Boy and Girl Scout troops, classrooms, clubs, groups of friends or families to give back to their community by helping us protect this great local resource.

Want to join the Adopt-A-Trail program?
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Waupaca, WI 54981