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Monett Recreational


Monett North Park (35 acres)

Spanning 35 acres and located between State Highways 37 and H – houses seven baseball diamonds, four tennis courts, two picnic shelters, two soccer fields and a playground area.

Monett North Park Features:
7 lighted baseball diamonds
4 lighted tennis courts
2 Picnic shelters
Skate Park

Monett South Park (75 acres)

The largest of the city’s two parks. The 75-acre park, located just south of State Highway 60, is home to a large fishing pond, four tennis courts, a basketball court, two soccer fields and a horseshoe court. During the summer months, the most popular place in town is the Olympic-sized swimming pool, with its dominant 50-foot water slide. The pool hosts regional and state swim meets. There are also two playgrounds, picnic shelters, a rose garden and fountain, and miles of trails used daily by walkers, cyclists and nature-loving hikers.

The Monett South Park rubs elbows with the 200-acre Windmill Ridge Golf Course – a public, 6,464 yard course with 18 holes at a Par 72. Open all year, the course has hilly fairways that are both wide and narrow, with level and fast greens.

Monett South Park Features:
Rose garden fountain
Fishing pond with fountain
4000 feet of trails for walking, bicycling, hiking
Exercise trail & nature trail
4 lighted tennis courts
1 lighted basketball court
2 soccer fields
Horseshoe court
Olympic-size swimming pool w/ 50-ft. waterslide
2 Playground areas
Old Frisco RR caboose
Picnic shelters
Outdoor band shell
9.7 Miles of Greenway trials

Other Leisure Activities

• The Monett Racing Speedway offers weekend racing for all ages, with races scheduled from late March through mid-September
• Monett Plaza Eight Cinema offers new movies in five theaters
• Ozark Festival Orchestra is an ensemble of 50 to 60 instrumental musicians from around the Southwest Missouri area
• Skeet and shooting range
• A variety of civic clubs, a Senior Citizens Center, sororities & organizations
• Other leisure activities can be found through YMCA classes – youth drama, yoga, ballroom dancing, scrapbooking and fitness programs or sporting teams
• Professional Dance Company
• Skate Park
• Batting Cages
• Kickin Paintball offers paintball excitement for all ages

Monett is the center of it all – take a hop, skip or jump to Joplin, Springfield or Branson for historical sites, museums, zoos, minor league baseball, amusement parks and performances by famous entertainers.