Outdoor

If you’re looking for outdoor sports and recreation and you don’t mind breaking a sweat, dive into Beloit’s relaxing and adventurous options!

Grab your clubs and head for the picturesque Krueger-Haskell Golf Course. It offers an 18-hole, par 70, 6158-yard course and has been a golfers’ favorite for more than ninety years. If you need some work before showing off your skills, practice away at their chipping and putting practice sessions. You can also warm up at one of the five hitting cages. Recharge at the restaurant and bar, Putterz Pub, inside the Krueger-Haskell clubhouse. End your day by checking out the golf balls, logo shirts, golf gloves, and tees at their gift shop.

Show your love for baseball at a Beloit Snappers game. The Snappers are Beloit’s very own Class A minor league baseball team, affiliated with the Oakland Athletics. They play 70 home games at Pohlman Field and ticket prices start as low as $6.50. The Snappers are also known for their outstanding fireworks display nights throughout the season. Gather friends and family for an evening of major league excitement at minor league prices!

Craving an adrenaline rush? Soar through the skies with Sylvania Soaring Adventures! This glider and soaring facility is located at the Beloit Airport. You can enjoy the spectacular views of the Chicago and Milwaukee skylines on a clear day for an even more memorable experience. Sit under beautiful oak trees and watch gliders and airplanes take off into the sky. Skydive the Rock, also located at the Beloit Airport, promises a skydiving adventure of a lifetime.

For a truly serene experience you can also consider camping, swimming, and scuba diving at the pristine Pearl Lake.

 

Bass Creek Canoe Launch

W. 1st St.
Afton, WI 53501
P: (608) 752-8342
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Bass Creek Canoe Launch is a short trail from First Street, Afton, to Bass Creek, with access by canoe or kayak to the Rock River. Parking is along First Street. There are no restroom facilities.

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Beloit Club

2327 S. Riverside Dr.
Beloit, WI 53511
P: (608) 364-9000
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Voted Golf Inc.'s 2016 most improved course-private, inquire about our membership programs at info@thebeloitclub.com

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Beloit Snappers

2301 Skyline Dr.
Beloit, WI 53511
P: (608) 362-2272
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Class A affiliate of the Oakland Athletics, you won't want to miss a fun night out watching the sport of baseball. Snappers also offer a variety of other opportunities as well.

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Blackhawk Farms Raceway

15538 Prairie Rd.
South Beloit, IL 61080
P: (815) 389-2000
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Blackhawk Farms is a 1.95 mile, 7 turn private circuit racetrack in South Beloit. A favorite of many local and national race organizations, it is designed to allow for racing organizations and clubs to create the ultimate on-track experience, with safety being the top priority.

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John Rose Canoe & Kayak Launch

534 4th St.
Beloit, WI 53511
P: (608) 364-2890
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This river front canoe/kayak launch is convenient location to enter the Federally recognized “The Rock River National Water Trail”. The site has a small, landscaped river walk, great for watching ducks/geese floating by.

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Krueger-Haskell Golf Course

1611 Hackett St.
Beloit, WI 53511
P: (608) 362-6503
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Offers a variety of membership options that suit what works best for you. Then go over to Putterz Pub to enjoy delicious food and beverages. You can also host events at the clubhouse and book tee times too!

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Kruger Municipal Pool

1700 Hackett St.
Beloit, WI 53511
P: (608) 364-2890
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A pool that may be rented for parties, family gatherings and much more. All rental reservations must be made 5 days prior to rental date. Rain dates are also available.

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Macktown Golf

2221 Freeport Rd.
Rockton, IL 61072
P: (815) 624-7410
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This sporty course was built in the 1930s. The mature trees and established conditions make this a popular course for beginner golfers. With limited sand traps and one small pond, the course plays rapidly.

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Paddle Adventure Club, LLC

2539 Clifcorn Dr.
Beloit, WI 53511
P: (608) 313-5467
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Paddle Adventure Club offers 2-hour guided kayak outings for adults only (unless specified). Each route is scouted to ensure your safety. Bring your own kayak or rent one. is included in the rental fee and is offered for $5 extra if you bring your own kayak.

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Pearl Lake

1220 Dearborn Ave.
South Beloit, IL 61080
P: (815) 389-1479
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With a northwoods look and atmosphere with the nearby conveniences of a large metropolitan area, Pearl Lake offers a number of alternatives when it comes to camping. The campground provides all the amenities that you’d look for in a well maintained and managed camping facility.

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Red Barn Golf Course

12379 Wagon Wheel Rd.
Rockton, IL 61072
P: (815) 624-8037
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An executive golf course that can be very challenging to the better player. Executive golf course means that the course has par 3 holes that are over 150 yards, and also has par 4’s and 5’s. Also offers a great way to learn for beginners.

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Skydive the Rock

4046 E. State Hwy. 67
Beloit, WI 53511
P: (312) 757-4454
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The only skydiving establishment in Wisconsin that allows you to jump over not just one, but two states (right on the border of Illinois). While you wait to jump, enjoy time picnicking with family, watching free tv or play games in the lounge or watch other jumpers!

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Sugar River Greens Golf Course

7330 Yale Bridge Rd.
Rockton, IL 61072
P: (815) 629-2227

The 9-hole Sugar River course at the Sugar River Greens facility in Rockton, Illinois features 2,700 yards of golf from the longest tees. Sugar River golf course opened in 1999.

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Sylvania Soaring

4046 E. State Hwy. 67
Beloit, WI 53511
P: (262) 210-2835
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Weather permitting, they offer glider rides, rentals, gift ceritificates and instruction to all FAA glider ratings. Sit under 200 year old oak trees and watch the fliders, airplanes and skydivers take off. Picnic tables and barbecue grills available.

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The Ledges Golf Course

7111 McCurry Rd.
Roscoe, IL 61073
P: (815) 389-0979

Built as a private course in 1966, this course was purchased by the District in 1978. Fairway bunkers and sand traps test your skill and accuracy. In addition, water hazards are featured on 10 holes. Area golfers are now enjoying this challenging course.

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Wootton Park Pickleball Courts

1451 4th St.
Beloit, WI 53511
P: (608) 364-2890

Pickleball at Wootton will be offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning on May 15 through September 27. Drop in any time between 4:15 pm to 6:15 pm. The cost is $20 for the season. They supply the equipment.

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