Parks & Recreation


  • Apply now for Summer Positions. Visit our Employment page for job listings and to apply.
  • Registration for Spring Tumbling/Gymnastics is now open! To register visit our Register for an Activity page.
  • Lion's Campground is closed for the season.
  • Vermillion Parks and Recreation is now accepting applications for Prentis Plunge/Ball Field Concession Manager. Click here for job posting.
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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.