For a small town, Wakefield has it all!  Wakefield residents enjoy scenic parks, walking and bike path, a softball field, a T-ball field, and one of the finest baseball complexes in the state.  Wakefield is know as “THE BASEBALL CAPITAL OF NEBRASKA”!

The city park in Wakefield covers 12 acres and is well shade.  The city park offers a wide variety of facilities:

  • picnic areas
  • 1.5 mile asphalt walking trail (with phase II scheduled to begin in 2015)
  • two sand volleyball courts
  • two playgrounds-newly tiled with state-of-the-art rubber tiles
  • zero depth entry swimming pool (built in 2007) with 2 water slides, diving board, and swimming lanes
  • 6 camper pads with water/electrical hook-ups
  • horseshoe pits
  • basketball court
  • indoor/outdoor shelter house equipped with full kitchen, tables, chair and outdoor grill
  • softball field, t-ball field, and baseball field

Other recreation activities are available in Wakefield or within a short driving distance from Wakefield.  Check out these recreational areas.

  • Boating- Boating on the Missouri River, 35 miles
  • Bowling- One 8-lane bowling alley in Wakefield
  • Fishing- Powder Creek, 20 miles; Missouri River, 35 miles; Lewis & Clark Lake and Gavens Point Dam, 65 miles
  • Golf- One public, 9-hole course with clubhouse in Wakefield
  • Hunting- excellent hunting for pheasant, quail, deer, turkey and small game
  • Skating-Roller skating rink in Wakefield
  • Swimming- Municipal pool in Wakefield
  • Theatres-Indoor theatre seating 140