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Parks and Recreation

 Park Office Location:

2502 Utility Avenue
Harlan, IA 51537
Phone: (712)755-3705
Tim Miller, Superintendent



Harlan has over 70 acres of recreation area spread over 8 different park locations.


Park Highlights

Click here to open and print the rental agreement for Park Picnic Tables and Shelter Houses

Pioneer Park 1400 Pine St 10' wide walking/jogging trail, outdoor fitness equipment, water fountain, fishing, 9-hole disc golf, playground, sledding hill, and 4 shelters
Potter Park 1806 Morse Ave Dog park, playground, basketball court, sand volleyball, tennis court and shelter
Jaycee Park 2102 9th St Swimming pool, skateboard park, basketball court, sand volleyball, playground and shelter
North Park 405 5th St Playground, basketball court, horseshoes, corn hole, sand volleyball and shelter
JJ Jensen Park 212 Cyclone Ave HS baseball/softball fields, little league fields, soccer fields, playground and shelter
Little George Park 3106 12th St Fishing, playground and shelter
Beebe Park 1502 Cheyenne Ave Playground, basketball and shelter
Dr. Joseph Spearing Park      4502 Ridgeway Dr Fishing and shelter
New Park 707 10th St Tennis courts and pickleball court
Leinen Park 1612 Hawkeye Ave            Walking track



Pioneer Park Project   


Pioneer Park Project - Dream Playground Re-imagined QR CODE

Corporate Sponsorship Form

Individual/Family Sponsorship Form

All Donor Levels

Make a Donation Online


Harlan Dog Park

Potter Park has a fenced-in area where dogs can play off-leash.

Several pieces of dog agility equipment have been installed to keep dogs entertained.

While we hope you bring your "pick-up bags" with you, the dog park offers waste bag stations.

Dog Park Rules

  Click here for the Animal Control code currently in force in Harlan



Norman D. Stamp Aquatic Center

2102 9th Street
Harlan, IA 51537
Phone: (712)755-2995


The Norman D. Stamp Aquatic Center is open during the summer months - usually May through August.

Amenities include an outdoor swimming pool, slide, diving boards and concession stand.

Swim Lessons are offered each year.

Season swim passes for families and individuals, as well as individual punch cards are available for purchase each year beginning in April.

The Aquatic Center is located next to Jaycee Park.

Pool Rates & Hours

Purchase Pool Pass

Register for Swim Lessons