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Blazing Trails :: Marathon County’s ATV/UTV Opportunities

In Marathon County, there are 2 unique trails open for public ATV/UTV use:
(1) Burma Road County Forest Unit & ATV Trail and (2) Edgar–Fenwood Trail.

ATV/UTV trails are OPEN between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. through September 30. (So you gotta hurry to get in some fall riding time before the trails close to ATV/UTV traffic in October and November for hunting season.)

Learn about ATV/UTV registration, the Mid Wisconsin ATV Trail Blazers Club, & more. (Click the title for details)

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6 More Pickleball Courts to Come at Marathon Park!

With over 100 members, Wausau Area Pickleball — in partnership with County Materials Corporation and American Asphalt — has generously committed to donating the labor and materials to convert 2 tennis courts at Marathon Park to 6 additional pickleball courts this fall! Learn more about the sport, the local play schedule, and the upcoming construction plans in the full article. (Click the title for details . . .)

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“Meals on Wheels” Needs More Volunteers :: Package, Deliver, or Serve a Meal on a Schedule That Works for YOU!

If you’re looking to make a difference in your life AND the lives of those in your community, the Aging and Disability Resource Center of Central Wisconsin (ADRC-CW) invites you and your loved ones to get involved.

You can package or deliver Meals on Wheels on a flexible schedule. Or volunteer to lead a 6-week session of an adult learning class. Maybe you just want to help serve lunch at a specific dining site. There are LOADS of ways to assist the ADRC.

BONUS: Find out how to view and get connected with hundreds of other volunteer opportunities throughout Marathon County! (Click the title for details…)

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Get out & Celebrate National Parks & Recreation Month in July!

There are still a TON of things you can do before we reach the end of National Parks & Recreation Month . . .

We can’t wait to see how you have “fun in the sun” in Marathon County this July by tagging Wausau/Marathon County Parks, Recreation, & Forestry on Facebook. 

Learn about passes, discount tickets, and summer outdoor recreation ideas — like our Outdoor Movie Night and our Doggone Pool Party — in the full article. (Click the title for details…)

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Brand-New “Riverlife Park” in Wausau Opening Soon!

The City of Wausau will soon be opening an exciting new park on N. River Dr. near the riverfront restaurant Wausau on the Water (WOW). The park includes the City of Wausau’s first Challenge Course with a timing system. The course has a number of obstacles that’ll make you feel like a ninja! 

And this park isn’t just for kids . . . There’s plenty to keep adults busy as well, like a large fitness area with cardio and static weight machines. 

The City hopes to open the park by July 1, 2019. Be sure to click over to the full story to see pics of some of the cool things this new park has to offer. You’re sure to be WOWED! (Click the title for details…)

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“I’m Glad You Asked . . .” The Top-5 Questions People Ask Staff of the Marathon County PARKS, RECREATION, & FORESTRY DEPARTMENT

Director Jamie Polley provides insights into 5 common questions people ask her staff at the Marathon County Parks, Recreation, & Forestry Department.

Get a quick overview of FREE swim days at local pools; financial assistance for tennis lessons, summer playground programming, and family pool passes; extreme sport opportunities for Marathon County; and more. (Click the title for details…)

Sign Up for Marathon County’s 2019 “Active Family Challenge”

Sign Up for Marathon County’s 2019 “Active Family Challenge”

Beginning March 15, register your family for Marathon County’s community-wide “Active Family Challenge.” Then, between April 15 and June 15, have each team member in your family get at least 1 hour of active recreation each day. Log 60 active hours with us & you WIN the challenge! A POOL PARTY will be held at the end of the 10 weeks, plus PRIZES will be will be awarded as you reach 15, 20, 45, and 60 hours of activity. Learn more in the full article . . . (Click the title for details)

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Have Some WINTER FUN with Indoor Hockey, Ice-Skating, & Skate Rentals — All at Marathon Park Ice Arena!

Head to the indoor Marathon Park Ice Arena for a variety of public-skating hours Monday–Friday & Sundays. Plus, they have figure & hockey skates available for rent at just $3 per session. 

Not a skater? Get tickets to watch an exciting Wausau RiverWolves hockey game at the arena instead! (Click the title for details on the Marathon Park Ice Arena…)

2018 Spring & Summer Recreation Guide

Another Great Summer in Marathon County :: Clock’s Ticking… Find Something to Do!

Check out Marathon County’s 2018 Spring/Summer Recreation Guide. Choose from activities like Cross-Fit in the Park, Family Yoga, & Treetop Exploring. (Click the title for details…)