La Crosse Parks, Recreation & Forestry Department

Stay In the Loop

There are many ways you and your family can stay in the loop with La Crosse Parks and Recreation activities and events:
E-Connect E-Newsletter: Subscribe to receive our Parks & Rec E-Connect Newsletters.  Enter your email to join the club!
Facebook: “Like” our La Crosse Parks, Recreation & Forestry page on Facebook for event details and updates.
La Crosse Parks & Rec Connect Guide : Every four months a new guide can be found at the Parks and Recreation Main Office, any of the Neighborhood Centers or online.  You can also pay for a subscription to receive the guide in the mail by calling 608.789.7533.

Strategic Plan

Click here to see the 2016-2020 La Crosse Parks & Recreation Department's Strategic Plan.

Youth Enrichment Association (Y.E.A.) - Youth Scholarship Program

This program is for low income families residing in the City of La Crosse with children under 17 years old. Applicants must meet certain income limits. For more information, please call Jared Flick at 608.789.7597.

Families of Deployed Troops Enjoy Free Recreation

Since the summer of 2010, the City of La Crosse Parks and Recreation Department and Operation Homefront have opted to offer families of deployed troops in the region free admission to programs. This partnership will include such programs as youth sports, fitness and swim lessons. Excludes: Forest Hills Golf Course, facility reservations and pool memberships/passes.