Parks and Recreation
Check out the Albert Lea Summer Fun Guide! Here’s where you’ll find details on swimming lessons, playparks, library programming for all ages, and senior center happenings.
Registration for summer programs is now open.
Our community has abundant natural and historic areas that have been developed into over 300 acres of quality parks, recreation areas, and open space.
All of the parks are open to the public, free of charge.
Throughout Albert Lea, 41 parks and recreation areas offer a wide variety of recreational and leisure facilities, including neighborhood park playfields, playground equipment, basketball courts, tennis courts, fishing areas, natural open spaces, picnic areas, softball and baseball diamonds, a swimming pool, a civic theater, a senior center, and an ice arena.
Other areas of special interest are the Albert Lea Audubon Nature and Wildlife Preserve Freeborn County Historical Museum and Pioneer Village, Big Island Rendezvous, Myre-Big Island State Park, and the Pelican Breeze Boat Tour on Albert Lea Lake.
Browse through Albert Lea Parks and Recreation – For the Good Life!
The Parks and Recreation offices are located at:
701 Lake Chapeau Drive
Parks and Recreation Partners:
Albert Lea Family YMCA
Albert Lea Community Education
Parks and Recreation Memberships:
National Recreation and Park Association
Minnesota Recreation and Park Association
Areas of Interest:
Albert Lea Audubon Society
Freeborn County Museum, Library, and Village
Big Island Rendezvouz
Myre-Big Island State Park
Albert Lea Blue Zones Project
Alliance for a Healthier Generation