Grinnell Chamber

Sports Venues

Ahrens Park

1510 Penrose St. • 641-236-5518

The Ahrens/Paschall Memorial Park is home to eight youth softball and baseball fields, two outdoor basketball courts, two tennis courts, a sand volleyball court, three youth soccer fields, a golf driving range, several playground areas, three shelter houses, a sledding hill, and a one and a half mile outdoor walking path. 


Grinnell Athletic & Recreation Complex (GARC)

1510 Penrose St. • 641-236-2620

Full gymnasium, multiple soccer fields, multiple baseball fields, playground, sand volleyball courts, shelter houses, walking path, driving range, tennis, and basketball courts.


Grinnell College Bear Recreation and Athletic Center

The Charles Benson Bear ’39 Recreation and Athletic Center houses the 1,250-seat Darby Gymnasium; a 500-seat natatorium with a 50-meter pool and movable bulkheads; a six-lane, 200 meter fieldhouse with seating for 400; an 8,000 square foot fitness center; an auxiliary practice gymnasium; classroom and practice space; climbing and bouldering walls; racquetball courts; locker rooms; an equipment room; and a concession lounge with wireless internet access and seating area.


Grinnell College Golf Course

933 13th Ave. • 641-236-5955

Beautiful nine hole golf course located in Grinnell. Perfect for your next golf outing.


Grinnell Mutual Family Aquatic Center

120 8th Ave. West • 641-236-2620

The Grinnell Mutual Family Aquatic Center is available for private rentals Monday through Sunday. The pool provides the perfect atmosphere for a summer party, and is an ideal setting for family gatherings, business get-togethers and team parties. Facility supervision and lifeguards will be provided with each rental by the aquatic center staff.

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