Parks & Recreation

Opportunities to get out and experience Nebraska’s beautiful four seasons are abundant for people of all ages in Ravenna.  Whether you’re chasing the white ball around, playing catch, cooling off at the pool, or just needing to walk the family pet, you will find just what you’re looking for in Ravenna!

City Parks

City ParkRavenna has three beautiful city parks with playground equipment. Underground sprinklers have recently been installed at two of the parks.  Facilities located at our parks include:

  • Swimming pool
  • Splash Pad
  • Picnic areas with tables and benches
  • Playground equipment at two parks with lots of shade trees
  • Sand volleyball courts
  • Three ball parks
  • Well-lit and paved tennis/basketball courts
  • An arena for local tractor pulls and demolition derbies.

Ravenna Golf Club

Ravenna Golf Club SunsetThe Ravenna Golf Club located on the north edge of town. It offers 9 holes of par 35 golfing on grass greens and watered fairways over rolling hills with beautiful landscaping including a large variety of trees, shrubs, and flowers. The course is open to the public and also offers organized league play. The clubhouse is open every day throughout the season. For further information contact the clubhouse manager at (308) 452-3150 or stop by 1117 Alba Avenue.

Swimming Pool

Ravenna’s swimming pool offers swimming for all ages with a wading pool for small children and a graduated depth pool with diving boards, slide, and lifeguards for more experienced swimmers. The pool is located on North Grand Avenue with playground equipment on the grounds and a snack area and vending machines next to the bathhouse. Pool hours are 1 to 5 p.m. daily and evenings from 6 to 9 p.m. The pool is closed when the temperature is below 70 degrees. For further information, call (308) 452-3139.

Ravenna Splash Pad

The splash pad is located in the VFW Park at 624 Buell Avenue  

Ravenna City Auditorium

city auditoriumRoller Skating is available at the Bohhning Memorial Auditorium, sponsored by the Ravenna Lions Club, starting in November and continuing through March from 7 to 9 p.m. on Saturday evenings. Admission is $1 and skate rental is $.50. You may bring your own roller skates or rollerblades. Concessions are also available. For a small fee, the Ravenna Lions Club will host your Roller Skating Parties. For more information, contact City Hall at (308) 452-3273  or click here to download a rental reservation form that includes pricing, square footage, and policies.

Other Activities and Facilities

  • lake and dockBowling
  • Buffalo County Lake Area: activities include picnicking, walking trails, fishing, canoeing and primitive camping.