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Future Development

Falls Park West Master Plan

The overall master plan for Falls Park West better connects visitors to Falls Park, Phillips Avenue, and the Big Sioux River while also providing opportunities for gathering and circulation throughout the space.

Midco® Aquatic Center Ribbon Cutting October 12!

The Midco® Aquatic Center is almost ready to open. Sioux Falls’ first public indoor aquatic center is waiting to be explored, and the public can celebrate the grand opening by attending a ribbon cutting celebration on Wednesday, October 12, 2016, at 5:30 p.m.

News Releases

Attention Dog Lovers: Paws in the Park Is October 8 Parks & Recreation
Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation will host Paws in the Park, a fun and free dog festival from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 8, 2016, at Spencer Dog Park. Spencer Dog Park is just south of I-229 at
Community Centers Open September 26 Parks & Recreation
Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation will offer activities and programs at the five community centers beginning Monday, September 26, 2016. The community centers feature game rooms, computer labs, open gyms, and meeting rooms, as well as scheduled classes and activities for all ages
Free Family Event on October 2: Fall at the Falls Parks & Recreation
Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation will host the annual Fall at the Falls event on Sunday, October 2, 2016, from 2 to 4 p.m. This event is a traditional country autumn festival that will take place near the
Touch-A-Truck Event at Harmodon Park on Friday, September 23 Parks & Recreation
Have you ever wondered what it is like to sit behind the steering wheel of a truck you passed on the street?
Yappy Hour Canceled Due to Rain Parks & Recreation
Due to inclement weather conditions, Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation has canceled the Yappy Hour event scheduled for 6:15 p.m. at Spencer Dog Park on Thursday, September 15, 2016.
Falls Park Ranks Number 7 in List of the Best City Parks in America Parks & Recreation
Falls Park recently was ranked seventh in the list of Best City Parks in America by Thrillist Media Group