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 happening now.

Our community has abundant natural and historic areas 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, over 40 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:
City Arena
701 Lake Chapeau Drive
Albert Lea

Parks and Recreation Partners:
Albert Lea Family YMCA
Albert Lea Community Education

Healthy Living:
Albert Lea Blue Zones Project
Alliance for a Healthier Generation

Bike Minnesota

New Denmark Park spring