The public is encouraged
to use the park facilities for the purpose of recreation,
celebrations or civic purposes. Along with the privilege to
use those facilities comes the responsibility of leaving the
facilities in the same condition it was received. There is
no fee unless the function is a for profit event. If park
facilities are being used by an individual or organization
for financial gain a city occupational license must be
purchased from City Hall as well as the applicable facility
To make a reservation, please complete and submit a
Park Reservation Form.
Tri-County Baseball & Softball
Grand River Rules
Will be updated for the 2017 Season
The new Municipal Swimming Pool is under construction with
an anticipated opening date of Memorial Day 2017.
Baseball Field Reservation Calendar
for a larger view.
Reservations of one of the 3 Baseball
Fields at the Disney Complex are on a first come first serve basis. To
reserve a field, please send all pertinent information to:
for field reservation includes:
1) Ball field Number or Name
2) organization / league
4) time (from and to)
5) Point of Contact name and phone
HERE to view the current Baseball Field
Ball Field Scheduling
must schedule practices through the City of Marceline
webpage under the Parks and Recreation tab.
will be assigned by date received.
No coach can
schedule more than 2 practices per week between May 15
and July 1. If time is not allotted for all teams, then
practices can be removed.
schedule more than two weeks in advance.
request west and east fields only.
There will be
a rain-out number provided for each coach after
Reservations are for 1.5 hours.
reservations and cage reservations are separate. If you
just want the cage, then specify, if you want both
scheduling will also be done through the city webpage.
These can be scheduled more than 10 days in advance
(these are games outside of the recreation league and
concessions are only available if the manager wants to
take it on).
The City of Marceline is proud to offer
a variety of parks and recreational facilities to the public.
Ripley Park: Ripley Park is
located in Downtown Marceline and features 4 acres of beautiful
grass, trees, and a pond. Several events are held in Ripley
Park throughout the year, with the biggest event
being the 4th of July. Ripley Park houses a lot of history in the City,
including an early 1900 steam engine that Walt Disney personally visited in the 1950's.
Marceline Municipal Swimming Pool:
currently under constructed with an anticipated opening date of
Memorial Day 2017. The pool will be able to be rented for private
parties and host several night swims for families throughout
the summer time.
Marceline Parks & Recreation had over 135 children playing baseball over the
summer, with a game almost every night! Featuring three ball fields,
children get to play a lot of ball games and have practices. A new
concession stand has been added for visitors to better enjoy the games.
South City Park (Country Club):
This park is over 16 acres, featuring two shelter houses that can be
reserved by the public. The country club lake is in the center of
the shelter houses and makes for great fishing. The country club
also has an in-progress walking/jogging trail that citizens can use to walk around
New Reservoir: The "new res" city lake
has over 175 acres of water for fishing and duck hunting. The lake is known for great bass, catfish and crappie
fishing. Waterfowl hunting is allowed on lake. The lake also has a boat
ramp and restrooms.
Old Reservoir: The "old res" is 62 acres of water with great fishing and
waterfowl hunting. Visitors can enjoy a fishing dock, restroom and a boat