Parks & Recreation

2021 armory front


  • Register now for Tumbling/Gymnastics. To register visit our Register for an Activity page.
  • Register now for Recreation Baseball and Softball. registration deadline is March 31st. To register visit our Register for an Activity page.
  • Open Community meeting for recreational Softball will be hosted January 24th starting at 6pm at the National Guard Armory.
  • Lion's Campground will be closing for the season October 24th. 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.