With over 400 acres of open recreational space on the south end of Lake Winnebago, Lakeside Park is a great place to visit. Summertime brings impressive flower displays, boating of all kinds, picnics, and children of all ages to the many playgrounds.
Summer also the marks the opening of the Lakeside Park Lighthouse and its observation tower, open April 15 - October 15, 8am to dusk, weather permitting. Visitors can take nostalgic rides on the miniature train and enjoy the antique carousel. Two separate launches; one with a four-lane concrete ramp, loading piers and parking for 20 rigs and the other launch with two concrete ramps,loading piers and large black and top parking. Canoe rentals and covered bridge.
555 N. Park Avenue, Fond du Lac, WI
Tour de Fond du Lac for SHARDS
Saturday, October 1, 2016 - Sunday, October 9, 2016
Tour de Fond du Lac is utilizing the FDL Bike Loop from October 1st thru October 9th. Viryual bike ride: you can start and stop when you want or use a stationary bike to complete the 15.1 miles. Cost is $25 or $50 for a family of 4, each child is $10. Support counseling for vets, children and families that can't afford counseling. We are a nonprofit here to help anyone who needs it for mental health. We invite cyclists of all ages to bike the Fond du Lac Loop October 1-9 to support affordable counseling through SHARDS!
Invite your friends, family and coworkers to sponsor you, and share pictures and stories of YOUR "Tour de Fond du Lac" on Facebook with other participants throughout the event. On Sunday, October 9th, stop by Lakeside Park's DeNevue Shelter between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. to drop off your sponsor sheet and enjoy chili, soup and prize drawings.
During the nine days of the "Tour de Fond du Lac", bike all or part of the Fond du Lac Loop. Start wherever you want, do it all at once, or spread it out over several days. Keep track of how many miles you ride. Enjoy a quiet ride by yourself, or bike with friends and family. If you don't have a bike, you can use the stationary bikes at your gym or the YMCA. Join the Facebook group "SHARDS Tour de Fond du Lac".
Create a Winter Wreath and Swag
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Using a variety of natural materials, we will create a beautiful wreath and swag that will enhance your home's winter decor. Please bring along a pruning shears and gloves. We will use the dried flowers and the grass seed heads from the prairie. Registration is required. Please note that this class will be offered at four separate times. The first two will be at the Northern Kettle Moraine State Forest Ice Age Center near Dundee and the other two at the Lakeside Park Pavilion in Fond du Lac.