Parks

Parks

New Hampton is home to six beautiful parks.  Each with their own amenities, features, landscapes, and ambiance.  There are many places to take a scenic walk, play with your children, have picnics, and enjoy the outdoors!  Please take a look at what our parks have to offer!


Mikkelson Park

"Home of the Wooden Wonderland"

Mikkelson Park

Location:  Hwy 24 East
Facilities: 

  • 7 Picnic Shelters  (To rent these shelters see "Rent a Shelter" below)
  • Municipal Swimming Pool and Water Slide
  • Wooden Wonderland
  • Skateboard Park
  • Bandshell (Also available for Rent)
  • Campground
  • Restrooms
  • Playground areas
  • Softball Field (2)
  • Baseball Field
  • Tennis Courts
  • Basketball Courts
  • Sand Volleyball
  • Horseshoe Pits
  • Disc Golf Course
  • Fitness Trail (with work out stations)
  • Open play areas

Runion Park

Runion Park

Location:  Broadway & Hale
Facilities:

  • 1 Picnic Shelter
  • Restrooms
  • Playground
  • Basketball Court
  • Softball Field

Stolz Park

Stolz Park

Location:  Bigelow and Hamilton
Facilities:

  • Winter Ice Rink
  • Basketball Court
  • Softball Field

Garnant Park/Pond

"True Tranquility"

Garnant Park/Pond

Location:  4th Avenue South
Facilities:

  • Picnic Shelter
  • Walking trail around Pond
  • Fishing Pond
  • Large Fishing dock
  • Sand beach
  • Portable Restroom

Sheakley Park

Sheakley Park

Location:  Sheakley & Wilson
Facilities:

  • Playground Toys
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Half Basketball Court
  • Scenic Stream

Randall Park

Randall Park

Location:  North Foley
Facilities:

  • Picnic Shelters
  • Restroom
  • Gazebo
  • Playground Toys
  • Sand Volleyball
  • Half Basketball Court
  • "Mini" Disc Golf

Rent A Shelter!

The Perfect Place for Your Next Party

Rent A Shelter!

Shelters are available for rent at Mikkelson, Runion, Randall, and Garnant Parks.  It's great for birthday parties, work picnics, reunions, and any other gatherings!

Rental Fee: 
$35 for the whole day, your name will be posted on the shelter.
To Rent:  Stop by our office or call us 641-394-5464.
**Reservations begin on the first Monday after the January 1st Holiday for that year.

Click on the pdf link below to see where the shelters are located at Mikkelson Park!

The Bandshell

The Bandshell

Located at Mikkelson Park, Hwy 24 E.  The Bandshell has been a historic monument for well over 50 years.  We are lucky to have such a wonderful place to gather and watch concerts, entertainers, have festivals, and enjoy the arts! 
**If your group or organization is interested in renting the Bandshell please give us a call at 641-394-5464.

News

Chickasaw County Fair Queen Competition Seeking Candidates

Posted: Tue, June 19, 2018
The Chickasaw County Fair Queen competition is currently accepting applications for the 2018 Chickasaw County Fair Queen.

Young ladies between the ages of 16-21, residing in Chickasaw County and/or have active involvement in Chickasaw County, and be involved in a leadership or service organization (church group, Girl Scouts, 4H, FFA, school council) are encouraged to apply.  Eligibility is not limited by 4H or FFA membership.
    
The Chickasaw County Fair Queen will receive a $250 scholarship and Alternate Fair Queen will receive $100 scholarship.  The queen's responsibilities will include being at the Chickasaw County achievement show, and attending the BIG 4 Fair in Nashua, representing Chickasaw County at the IA State Fair, and various events throughout the year in Chickasaw County.  

Application deadline has been extended to Friday, June 22, and can be found at https://www.extension.iastate.edu/chickasaw/application-forms, or by contacting fair queen coordinator, Megan Mueterthies at meissenmegan@gmail.com.  Interviews will be held at the Pub in New Hampton, on Tuesday, June 26th at 5:00pm.  Queen Coronation will be held at the Chickasaw County Achievement Awards Program on Sunday, July 15th at 6:00pm.

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ATEK Metal Technologies Announces Expansion

Posted: Wed, June 6, 2018
New Hampton's ATEK Metal Technologies announced on Tuesday that they're nearly doubling in size.

President Tom Christie says, "We added 40 percent to our low pressure permanent mold casting capacity to keep up with our accelerating growth."

ATEK is adding robotic de-gating and debuting of castings, which will be operational in July.

The expansion includes a 96-hundred square-foot addition and company officials say the 140 workforce will grow in the coming years.
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Job Fair!

Posted: Fri, April 20, 2018

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