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!

To start your outdoor fun, grab your clubs and head for Beloit’s picturesque golf courses.

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 skydiving! 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.

For a truly serene experience you can also consider camping, swimming, and scuba diving.

Read our blog for more on outdoor adventures!

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.

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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. Be sure to check them out.

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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.

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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 along the river.

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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 at Krueger-Haskell Golf Course.

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Kruger Municipal Pool

1700 Hackett St.
Beloit, WI 53511
P: (608) 364-2890
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Kruger Municipal pool is the best way to beat the heat. 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.

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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 ever need.

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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 and has been delighting golfers ever since.

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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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