City of Merrill

Parks and Recreation

On this site you will find many valuable things such as:



  •           *** *We are seeking applicants for summer seasonal positions. Please click the following link to print an application and return to the Smith Center as soon as possible.  Employment Application Form********   


  • Click here for the updated 2020 Ice Schedule

  • Join us for our new "Little Adventures Playgroup" Monday mornings for more information click here

  • Early Bird Aquatic Center Pass information, click here

  • 13th Annual Lincoln Lager Barleyfest presented by Dave's County Market!! Saturday, October 3rd, 2020 2-6pm at the Smith Center. 

  • **We are proud to be a partner of the "Black Squirrel Scurry" Triathalon. For information click this link



 The City of Merrill is a proud member of Wisconsin Urban Wood

Visit their website for information on our new partnership


News & Events


Lincoln Lager Barleyest -

13th Annual Lincoln Lager Barleyfest, Saturday, October 3rd, 2020. Details coming soon!


Colorama Bike Ride

38th Annual Colorama Bike Ride, September  26th, 2020 at Kitchenette Park. Ride begins at 9am, 10 mile family ride, 30 & 50 mile rides. Registration Form available soon.


Smith Center Event Hosting

We would love an opportunity to host your special event, wedding, or party inside the Smith Center. *The best venue to host any event in Lincoln County, large or small* Call us for info or stop in for a tour and see what we can do for you!!


Merrill Dog Park

The Merrill Dog Park is open, please stop out to the Merrill Area Recreation Complex (1100 Marc Drive) and check it out!


Normal Park Gazebo

 Normal Park Gazebo can be reserved. We are pleased to announce that the restroom project at Normal Park is finished - visit our outdoor ice rink and warm up inside the new facility!


Merrill Park Endowment Fund

Looking to help us continue beautifying our parks, upgrading amenities, and improving recreational opportunities? Find out how via the Merrill Park Endowment Fund or contact us!