COVID-19 Information Updates
Lakeside Park and all other parks are open for walking, running, biking, fishing, launching boats and the Boat slips are open as well. The SOCIAL DISTANCING GUIDELINES DO APPLY TO ALL ACTIVITIES THAT ARE ALLOWED IN OUR PARKS. PLEASE OBSERVE THEM AND BE COURTEOUS TO OTHER PARK ATTENDEES SO WE CAN CONTINUE TO KEEP OUR PARKS OPEN.
Items that are CLOSED as of: 6/12/2020
- Lighthouse, Petting Zoo, and Fairgrounds Aquatic Center
145.9 acres – North Main Street Limits. Boating harbor, lighthouse, full service marina, animal petting zoo, picnic shelters, large pavilion, volleyball courts, lighted softball diamonds, concession rides and canoe rentals, restrooms, color changing fountain, fishing pier and lagoons, off street parking, gazebos, flower gardens and a large playground equipment area with an accessible playground.
- Lakeside Park Final Plan and FAQ
- Lakeside Park Final Plan
- Lakeside Park Masterplan
- Supporters of Lakeside Park Exploratory Committee (Plan Boards)
- Supporters of Lakeside Park Exploratory Committee (Perspective Boards)
- Supporters of Lakeside Park Exploratory Committee (Council Presentation 02-14-20)
The Lakeside Park splash pad is located on North Main Street next to the playground. The splash pad runs from Memorial Day through September but is highly dependent on weather.
- Hours: 11:00am – 8:00pm (or until dusk) daily
Lakeside Park Rides
Hours (Open Memorial Day weekend, the weekend following Memorial Day, and then daily beginning Walleye Weekend through Labor Day)
Monday – Saturday: 11:30 am – 8:00 pm
Sunday: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Lakeside Rides features a miniature train, merry go round, and whip. We also offer canoe, kayak, and pedal boat rentals. Three to four people can fit in a canoe or pedal boat and kayak are for one person. Lakeside Rides is a great place to spend a beautiful summer afternoon. We are open every day from 11am to 8pm. Each ride is one ticket per person per ride.
Ticket & Rental Prices
- Single ticket- $1.00
- 4 tickets- $3.75
- 12 tickets- $11.00
- 20 tickets- $18.00
- Canoe rental- $7.00 per hour
- Kayak and pedal boat rentals- $7.00 per half hour
Call 920-923-2188 for more information.
The Petting Zoo is located near the entrance to Lakeside Park. Listed below is the address and hours of operation.
661N. Main St. Fond du Lac
Open from June 5th to September 3rd 2018 Hours of operation: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Lakeside Catering & Grill, LLC
71 Promen Dr. (at the pavilion)
Call 920-948-9465 for more information.
- Friday Fish Fry’s (with seating in Pavilion)
- Complete Sandwich Menu
- Catering Throughout the Park
- 14 flavors of Chocolate Shoppe super premium ice cream
Fridays: 5pm– 10pm ~ closed for inclement weather
24 acres – Hickory Street and Arndt Street. Youth baseball diamond with fencing & dugouts, three tennis courts, small marsh with wildlife area, parking lot, BMX track, skate park and 18 hole disc gold course.
3.41 acres – Glenwood Drive. Undeveloped natural area along De Nevue creek
20 acres – Park Ave & 20th. Sledding hill, five lighted tennis courts with parking lot, two basketballs courts, restrooms, picnic shelter with parking and two playground equipment areas.
2.6 acres – 240 East Second Street. Playground, basketball court and open grass area.
3.4 acres – 2nd Street at Ashland Avenue, Large open area with two softball diamonds, restrooms and picnic tables.
3.025 acres – Military Road at Grove Street. Play area, utility game court, storage shed and large green area for youth ball playing.
1.4 acres – Forest Avenue at Sophia Street. Playground, basketball court, pond, police and fire memorial.
1 acre – Southgate Drive at Hobbs Lane. Youth baseball diamond, utility game court and playground area.
1.06 acres – Ninth Street at Sherman Street. Fenced and landscaped with lawns and berms and two playground areas.
248.2 acres – Highway 45 North and Howard Litscher Drive. Approximately 185 acres of undisturbed wetlands and water, and approximately 60 acres in developed parkland, offshore fishing with parking, twelve launching ramps with car and trailer parking lot, picnic areas, restroom and dog park.
2.3 acres – National Avenue at Fourth Street. Creek-side park, playground, arbor shelter and rest area.
15 acres – Camelot Drive. Gazebo, walking trail and pond.
1.1 acres – Amory Street between Arndt Street and Follett Street. Utility game court, playground and youth baseball diamond.
.1 of an acre – 10 North Main Street. Benches, through traffic walkway, bike rack and flower bed.
6 acres – Danbury Drive and Kingswood Avenue, Tennis courts, baseball diamond, basketball hoop, play area and volleyball court.
3.3 acres – Division Street at Seymour Street. Two softball diamonds and playgrounds.
10.5 acres – Hickory Street at Emma Street. Olympic size outdoor pool, splash pad, picnic areas, four tennis courts, playground, pavilion, restrooms and utility game court.