Parks and Recreation

The City of New Holstein Parks and Recreation Department is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for the citizens of New Holstein and the surrounding areas by providing for the recreational and facility needs of the community. The department will pursue this through a commitment to excellence, a clear sense of direction, effective leadership that guides a creative and competent workforce and a response to customer needs through trust and communication. All City Parks are open 6AM - 11PM.

  • Kevin Meyer
  • Basketball Program Director
  • Phone: 920-894-4126
  • Send Email
  • 2110 Washington Street
  • Kim Olsen
  • Volleyball Program Director
  • Phone: 920-948-5518
  • 2110 Washington Street
  • Jeff Schroeder
  • Baseball/Softball Program Director
  • Phone: 920-418-3564
  • 2110 Washington Street
In General:
Reservations can be made at the City Clerk’s Office in person, through e-mail or by phone.

Keys must be picked up before 4:30 pm. on the Friday before weekend usage from City Clerk’s Office.
Keys must be returned the following Monday to the City Clerk’s Office.
All City Parks and parking lots close at 11:00 p.m.


Only residents of New Holstein or non-residents employed within the city limits of New Holstein may rent community facilities.

Non-resident workers shall be charged an additional fee of $20.00 on the fees, unless said non-resident worker owns property in the City of New Holstein.

All reservations must be made with the City Clerk's office. Reservations must be made at least 10 days in advance and no earlier than 15 months in advance.

Reservations will be on a first come first serve basis. Repeating reservations will be allowed on weekdays only.

The deposit and fee must be paid to reserve a date.

The City Clerk's office shall be notified of any reservation that is to be cancelled. Cancellations made 10 days prior to the rental period are allowed. No refunds of deposits shall be made for any cancellation after that time.

Rental & Deposit Fees:

All renters of community facilities, with the exception of the Kiwanis Park open shelters, will be required to make a deposit. The deposit and fee will be required with each reservation application. A reservation shall only be secured after a rental agreement has been signed and the deposit and fee paid.

Groups with repeating weekday reservations will be required to make a one-time $100.00 deposit for their activity year, refundable at the end of their activity year.

Rental & Deposit Fees are as follows:

Activities & Supervision:

Any fund raising activity must receive permission to do so from the Park and Recreation Commission.

Music is permitted inside the facilities only unless approval is given from the Park and Recreation Commission.

Decorations are permitted, however, no decorations shall be hung from fixtures, and masking tape is the only acceptable fastener to be used on walls. Decorating and removal of decorations must be accomplished within the time period reserved and shown on the rental agreement.

Smoking is prohibited.

Animals (except a Seeing Eye dog) are not allowed in the Pavilion.

The facility must be cleaned, vacated and locked by 11:00 p.m.

The person in charge must be 18 years of age or older for non-alcoholic activities. For activities that include alcohol, the person in charge must have attained the age of 21.

No sale, admission fee, donation, contribution or other charge shall be collected when intoxicating liquor or fermented malt beverages are consumed without permission from the Park & Recreation Commission. At any event considered a youth activity, intoxicating liquor or fermented malt beverages are not allowed.

It shall be the responsibility of the renter to obtain any necessary permits or licenses required, and to abide by all state laws, as well as all city ordinances, resolutions and policies.

It shall be the responsibility of the renter to ensure that the size of the group assembling does not exceed the maximum capacity for each facility.

A City of New Holstein Police Officer or any other employee of the city shall have the right to enter the premises at any time.

The City of New Holstein is not responsible for any articles left, lost or stolen on the rented premises.

Chaperones shall be provided as follows:

Civic Activity:
· 50 minors or less - 2 chaperones
· 51-100 minors - 3 chaperones
· 101-150 minors - 4 chaperones
· 151-200 - 5 chaperones
Social Activity:
· 25 minors or less - 2 chaperones
· 26-75 minors - 3 chaperones
· 76-100 minors - 4 chaperones
· 100 or more - 6 chaperones
Alternative Option:
· 2 Chaperones and 1 Police Officer, that would satisfy total requirements.
· Co-ed groups must have sufficient male and female chaperones.

The City of New Holstein shall not be liable for any injuries, death or property damages arising out of the use by the renter of any Park Building and the renter agrees to hold the City harmless.