Parks & Recreation

2021 armory front


  • Apply now for Summer Positions. Visit our Employment page for job listings and to apply.
  • Summer Program registration is now open. Visit our Register for an Activity page to register.
  • To purchase your 2022 Prentis Plunge Pool Pass click here
  • Vermillion Parks and Recreation and USD Intramurals are teaming up for an Adult CoRec Summer Softball League. Get your team together and register at by June 1st. Any questions contact [email protected] or 605-677-8806.
  • Lion's Campground will open May 2nd. Campground does not have a dump station.

Department Overview

The Department of Parks, Recreation and Golf currently maintains 135 acres of park land and right-of-ways, provides recreational facilities and programs available to all residents, and manages the Bluffs Golf Course. Our mission is to provide recreation activities to the citizens of Vermillion; to provide recreation that is wholesome, safe, educational, and available to all individuals, including:
  • Adults
  • Persons with special needs
  • Senior Citizens
  • Youth

​​The City of Vermillion works with the Department of Social Services to provide discounts towards Prentis Plunge passes and other Parks and Recreation Programs. Individuals should contact the Department of Social Services at 605-677-6800 or 114 S. Market Street to determine eligibility.