Monett Recreation


Monett North Park (35 acres)

Spanning 35 acres and located between State Highways 37 and H – houses seven baseball diamonds, four tennis courts, two picnic shelters, two soccer fields and a playground area.

Monett North Park Features:

  • 7 lighted baseball diamonds
  • 4 lighted tennis courts
  • Playground
  • 2 Picnic shelters
  • Skate Park

Monett South Park (65 acres)


The largest of the city’s two parks. The 65-acre park, located just south of State Highway 60, is home to a large fishing pond, four tennis courts, a basketball court, two soccer fields and a horseshoe court. During the summer months, the most popular place in town is the Olympic-sized swimming pool, with its dominant 50-foot water slide.  There are also two playgrounds, picnic shelters, a rose garden and fountain, and miles of trails used daily by walkers, cyclists and nature-loving hikers.

The Monett South Park rubs elbows with the 200-acre Windmill Ridge Golf Course – a public, 6,464 yard course with 18 holes at a Par 72. Open all year, the course has hilly fairways that are both wide and narrow, with level and fast greens.


Monett South Park Features:




  • Rose garden fountain
  • Fishing pond with fountain
  • 4000 feet of trails for walking, bicycling, hiking
  • Exercise trail & nature trail
  • 4 lighted tennis courts
  • 1 lighted basketball court
  • 2 soccer fields
  • Horseshoe court
  • Olympic-size swimming pool w/ 50-ft. waterslide
  • 2 Playground areas
  • Old Frisco RR caboose
  • Picnic shelters
  • Outdoor band shell

Other Leisure Activities

  • The Monett Racing Speedway offers weekend racing for all ages, with races scheduled from late March through mid-September
  • Monett Plaza Eight Cinema offers new movies in eight theaters
  • Ozark Festival Orchestra is an ensemble of 50 to 60 instrumental musicians from around the Southwest Missouri area
  • Skeet and shooting range
  • A variety of civic clubs, a Senior Citizens Center & organizations
  • Other leisure activities can be found through YMCA classes – youth drama, yoga, ballroom dancing, scrapbooking and fitness programs or sporting teams
  • Dance Company
  • Skate Park
  • Batting Cages
  • Kickin Paintball offers paintball excitement for all ages

Monett is the center of it all – take a hop, skip or jump to Joplin, Springfield or Branson for historical sites, museums, zoos, minor league baseball, amusement parks and performances by famous entertainers.