Recreation in & around
Strong City, Kansas

Recreation Commission
Activities for Adults, Seniors, and Youth
P.O. Box 569, Cottonwood Falls, KS 66845
620-273-6123
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Scenic Byway sign in downtown Strong City, Kansas

 

  Parks

Strong City Park at 5th and Cottonwood St.
Established in 1939 - Playground, shelter house and picnic facilities. Strong City Fire Station is located adjacent to this park.

W.B. Strong Memorial Railroad Park in downtown Strong City.
Most commonly called Caboose Park, the park was established in 1997 through a matching ISTEA grant from KDOT and is located downtown by the Santa Fe Depot. This park contains picnic tables, flower beds, walkways and an authentic Santa Fe Caboose.

Chase State Fishing Lake - located 3 miles from Strong City.
This 109 acre lake, which was constructed in 1954, is located in the center of the scenic Flint Hills region of Kansas. The lake and surrounding 383 acre wildlife area are owned and managed by the Kansas Dept. of Wildlife and Parks. In addition to fishing, visitors will find camp sites and a shelter house.

  Chase County Recreation Commission

Summer league baseball
Summer co-ed softball
Winter league volleyball

  Camps

Camp Wood YMCA   620-273-8641
    RR # 1 Box 78 / Elmdale, KS 66850
Camp Wood YMCA is an ACA accredited YMCA camp sitting atop the Cottonwood River Valley and overlooking the spaciousness of the Flint Hills. Located within 5 miles of Strong City, this camp consists of 630 acres of prairie and holds a variety of camps for all ages.

  Golf

Cottonwood Falls Country Club   620-273-8583
9 hole sand greens on the south edge of Cottonwood Falls on K-177.

  Library

Burnley Memorial Library   620-273-8588
405 Oak / Cottonwood Falls, KS 66845
Librarian, Susan Davis
Hours:
      2:00 - 5:00 Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday
    12:00 - 5:00 Friday
      7:00 - 9:00 Wednesday

  Swimming

Cottonwood Falls Swimming Pool   620-273-6754
Located at Swope Park in Cottonwood Falls.

  Computer Technology

Chase County Tech Center   620-273-6750
Located on Church St. in Strong City.

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City of Strong City   strongcity@sbcglobal.net
4th and Chase, P.O. Box 208 / Strong City, KS 66869
620-273-6345   FAX: 620-273-6110

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