Recreation

Recreation

Mount Pleasant Golf and Country Club

Mount Pleasant Golf and Country Club offers a 9-hole golf course and clubhouse. For complete details regarding golf rates, banquet facilities, tournaments, packages, course specifics or membership application please call 319.986.6157.

Mount Pleasant Aquatic Center

Located in Saunders Park; the Mount Pleasant Aquatic Center is a newly constructed facility with something for everyone. They offer a six-lane 25-yard pool, 2 diving boards, fountain and water jets, 2 water slides, shade canopies, 17,000 square feet of deck, and 64,000 square feet of grassy area. The facility also offers swimming lessons for the beginner to the advanced swimmer many classes and private lessons are available.

Mount Pleasant United Thru Play Playground

Constructed in 2002, the United Thru Play is an 18,000 square foot playground located near the downtown. The playground, built by community volunteers, includes wooden structures that mimic a pirate ship, tractor, castle with dragon, downtown shops, Igloo, Barn Yard, rocket ship, and more! A picnic area and restrooms are available near the play area.

Mount Pleasant Recreation Trails

Mount Pleasant offers over 4 miles of paved recreation trails. The trails circle East Lake Park and the Mount Pleasant High School.

Oakland Mills Nature Center

For a day of family entertainment at its best, make tracks for the Oakland Mills Nature Center and Park. Learn about the Skunk River Valley and the varieties of plants and animals naturally found in southeast Iowa. Discover how each species of wildlife interacts with its habitat, and test your knowledge of nature by experiencing the exhibits. Interactive displays test your sense of touch and smell, and your knowledge of the weather. When you feel ready to practice what was learned, step outside to experience it first hand throughout the park.

Oakland Mills Park

Oakland Mills Park is a multipurpose, 104 acre area with a variety of terrain including the Skunk River, an evergreen plantation, and deciduous forest. Hiking trails wind through the area, forming a classroom for environmental education. The park also features places to camp and fish.

East Lake Park

Located on the east side of Mount Pleasant, East Lake Park offers a three field softball complex, two shelter houses, two playgrounds, three sand volleyball courts, 6.5 acre pond, four lighted tennis courts, five field soccer complex, nine horseshoe courts, driving range, gazebo, picnic tables, and restrooms.

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