Earlham's Parks & Recreation committee is responsible for all of the city's parks. The committee works closely with the sports groups in the area to help organize teams and sporting events. Local teams include youth baseball, youth softball, and youth soccer.

The committee also works with the Earlham School allowing the school to use park resources for High School Baseball and Softball.

 Member criteria:

  • 5 year terms
  • 2 appt by council, 1 little league, 1 soccer, 1 softball, 2 Earlham school, 2 undefined

City Parks:

  • City park in the center of the city located between the streets of NE Sycamore, NE Maple, E 3rd, and E 2nd
    • Poles for volleyball nets
    • Horseshoe pits
    • Stage
    • Playground equipment
    • Benches
    • Shelter house
    • Picnic tables
    • Restrooms (seasonal)
    • Human and dog drinking fountains (seasonal)
    • Tennis courts
    • Basketball court
  • Recreation park north of E 6th Street
    • 1 Softball field
    • 1 Baseball field
    • 3 Little league field
    • 3 Soccer fields
    • Swimming Pool
  • Gendler Park
    • Walking paths
    • 2 ponds
    • Dock
    • Trash cans
    • Dog park
    • Grill