Community, City & School Facilities

Community, City & School FacilitiesWelcome!

Great Bend Rec utilizes a variety of other community, city and school facilities for public recreation programs, activities, and sports venues.

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Community, City & School FacilitiesGreat Bend Wetlands Waterpark

During the summer months, Great Bend Rec utilizes the Great Bend Wetlands Waterpark for swimming lessons. Great Bend Rec partners with the City of Great Bend in providing aquatic services and programs for the Wetlands Waterpark.

Great Bend Wetlands Waterpark Contact Info

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2303 Main Street
Great Bend, KS 67530
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Call: (620) 792-1516

Community, City & School FacilitiesFit Trail and Musical Park (Veteran’s Memorial Park)

The Fit Trail is located on the North side of Veteran’s Memorial Park lake near the hike and bike trail. The Fit Trail features a cluster of 11 pieces of fitness equipment with strength training and cardio exercise equipment such as stretching bars, elliptical, ab crunch, chest/back press, cardio stepper, squat press, plyometric stations and more. Each station is equipped with instructions on how to use each piece of equipment.

Fit Trail and Musical Park Features & Contact info

The Fit Trail includes a unique play experience for children 5 to 12 years, the “Global Motion” is a rotating playground net climber.

The Musical Park is located on the Southwest corner of Veteran’s Memorial Park lake near the large shelter house. This Musical Park includes a variety of musical instruments.

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17th Street and McKinley Street
Great Bend, KS 67530
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Call: (620) 793-4160

Community, City & School FacilitiesGreat Bend Senior Center

The Great Bend Senior Center hosts many senior services and educational programs provided by Great Bend Rec. General Public transportation services and Friendship Meals are provided at this site by other entities.

Great Bend Senior Center Contact info

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2005 Kansas Avenue
Great Bend, KS 67530
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Call: (620) 792-3906

Community, City & School FacilitiesKansas Wetlands Education Center

The Kansas Wetlands Education Center hosts many outdoor educational programs provided by Great Bend Rec, including Kids Day Out Camps and Stop & Learn educational sessions.

Kansas Wetlands Education Center Contact info

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592 Northeast K 156 Highway
Great Bend, KS 67530
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Call: (877) 243-9268

Community, City & School FacilitiesCottonwood District Extension Office

(Barton County Office)

The Cottonwood District Extension office hosts many educational programs provided by Great Bend Rec, including Kids Day Out camps, sewing courses, and Stop & Learn educational sessions.

Cottonwood District Extension Office Contact info

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1800 12th Street
Great Bend, KS 67530
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Call: (620) 793-1910

Community, City & School FacilitiesBrit Spaugh Park & Zoo

Brit Spaugh Zoo hosts many educational programs provided by Great Bend Rec, including kids class and Stop & Learn educational sessions. Great Bend Rec utilizes the open park spaces, Zoo and education center for adult and youth educational and academic programs and activities.

Brit Spaugh Park & Zoo Contact info

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2123 Main Street
Great Bend, KS 67530
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Call: (620) 793-4226

Community, City & School FacilitiesEisenhower Elementary School

Eisenhower Elementary School is one of many school sites that hosts After School & Summer programs such as cooking, ceramic, and craft classes provided by Great Bend Rec.

Eisenhower Elementary School Contact info

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1212 Garfield
Great Bend, KS 67530
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Call: (620) 793-1501

Community, City & School FacilitiesLincoln Elementary School

Lincoln Elementary School is one of many school sites that hosts After School & Summer programs such as cooking, ceramic, and craft classes provided by Great Bend Rec.

Lincoln Elementary School Contact info

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5630 Broadway
Great Bend, KS 67530
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Call: (620) 793-1503

Community, City & School FacilitiesPark Elementary School

Park Elementary School is one of many school sites that hosts After School & Summer programs such as cooking, ceramic, and craft classes provided by Great Bend Rec.

Park Elementary School Contact info

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1801 Williams Street
Great Bend, KS 67530
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Call: (620) 793-1505

Community, City & School FacilitiesJefferson Elementary School

Jefferson Elementary School is one of many school sites that hosts After School & Summer programs such as cooking, ceramic, and craft classes provided by Great Bend Rec.

Jefferson Elementary School Contact info

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2716 24th Street
Great Bend, KS 67530
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Call: (620) 793-1502

Community, City & School FacilitiesBarton Community College

Barton Community College swimming pool hosts Great Bend Rec’s American Red Cross Lifeguarding Courses that serves Great Bend and surrounding communities. The pool is located in the Kirkman Building on campus.

Barton Community College Contact info

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245 NE 30 RD
Great Bend, KS 67530
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Call: (620) 792-2701

Community, City & School FacilitiesVet’s Lake/Stone Lake (Veteran’s Memorial Park)

Great Bend Rec utilizes Veteran’s Memorial Lake and Stone Lake for outdoor educational programs such as Basic Fishing Activities. Great Bend Rec and the Rotary Club provides fishing equipment that can be checked out at The Rec for public use.

Vet’s Lake/Stone Lake Contact info

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2123 Main Street
Great Bend, KS 67530
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Call: (620) 793-4226
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Questions About One of These Facilities?

Contact the appropriate facility by phone or submit an online form through our Contact page.