Parks & Recreation

The City has 3 parks totaling 62.5 acres. Amenities within the parks include:

Employees in Front of Heritage Park Sign

  • 1 skateboard park
  • 1 softball field
  • 2 basketball courts
  • 3 playgrounds
  • 3 soccer/lacrosse fields
  • 4 baseball fields
  • 4 miles of bike/walking paths
  • 18-hole disc golf course
  • Wildlife sanctuary

Future Parks

Two future parks, Ovenell Farm and Hamilton Landing, totaling 15 acres, are in the planning stages and will be open to the public soon. These parks will provide:

  • Indoor/outdoor venues for local events
  • A non-motorized boat launch
  • Open space
  • Playground
  • Walking trails

Employees

The City of Stanwood has 4 full-time employees that split their time taking care of all the city parks, streets, drainage, and buildings and grounds. Trevor Harrison is the Lead and Dave Smith, Nate Towse, and Kevin Davis are the maintenance crew. This crew works hard every day keeping the parks and city looking nice. They also hang banners across 88th Street and set up for special events like:

  • Clean sweep
  • Movies in the park
  • Parades
  • Summer concert series
  • Twin Cities Idlers car show
People Playing Lacrosse