Pontiac offers a variety of recreational options for our residents. From healthy walks through one of our many parks to a full workout at the Pontiac Recreation Center, we can keep you physically active throughout the year. Here are just a few of the options available in Pontiac.

Pontiac Community Recreation Center

900 North Elm St.
Pontiac, IL 61764
(815) 844-6818
Pontiac Community Center Webpage

  • Full size pool
  • Indoor walking/running track
  • Weight Room
  • Fitness programs
  • Kids sports programs
  • Adult sport programs
  • Water aerobics, yoga, Zumba, etc.

Pontiac Recreational Complex

2104 Old Airport Road
Pontiac, IL 61764
(815) 844-6818
Pontiac Rec-Plex Webpage

  • 5 Baseball - Softball fields
  • 1 Football - Soccer field
  • 4 Basketball courts
  • 4 Sand volleyball pits
  • 1 Children's playground

Pontiac Municipal Parks

10 lovely city parks
Playground equipment
For full details, visit the Parks and Recreation Webpages

Humiston Woods Nature Center

2100 East 2100 North Rd.
Pontiac, IL 61764
(815) 844-5831
Humiston Woods Website

  • 340 acres of natural woods and prairie
  • 7 trails, 2 pavilions 
  • 4 picnic areas 
  • Fishing pond
  • Canoe dock
  • Includes 3 handicapped-accessible areas. 

Golf Pontiac

Pontiac offers two 18-hole golf courses. Visit the Golf webpage.

Disc Golf

Pontiac has a professional level disc golf course in Chautauqua Park.
Visit the Disc Golf webpage.

Vermillion River Fun

The Vermillion River offers fishing, boating, canoeing.