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Lincoln Park

813 Memorial Drive
Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-8310

Lincoln Park complex contains an Aquatic Center, two Bocce courts, two lighted half basketball courts, seven horseshoe pits, Don Gutteridge Sports Complex, nine hole disc golf course, fishing, Four Oaks Golf Course, Jaycee Ball Diamond, Kiddieland amusement park, miniature golf, Band Dome, two playgrounds, RV Park, four tennis courts, and three shelter houses. For more information contact Pittsburg Parks and Rec at (620) 231-8310.

Brief History of Lincoln Park

Originally a gathering place for Union veterans of the Civil War to host annual meetings and events. Named for President Abraham Lincoln, those veterans sold the park to the City of Pittsburg in 1906.

Additional acreage was added over the decades; and, a plan for the park was designed in 1908 by renowned Kansas City architect, George E. Kessler, who had designed Hyde Park and the park and boulevard system in Kansas City, and had been the chief architect and designer of the 1904 World’s Fair in St. Louis. Kessler laid out Lincoln Park’s roads, trails, playgrounds and locations for various structures including the park auditorium, now Lincoln Center, and the bandstand, now the J.J. Richards Band Dome.

The auditorium was started on Aug 18, 1910 and dedicated the weekend of Aug 13-15, 1911. It had a large porch with columns wrapped around the outside, which were removed during a remodel of the auditorium in the 1970’s.

In 1936 improvements to the park were made, many using Kessler’s designs, including the addition of a Rose Garden, Lily Pond, Greenhouses and off street parking.

In the 1950’s a swimming pool and wading pool were added on the south side of the park. These were removed and replaced with a much larger water park style swimming pool in the late 1990’s.

Kiddie-Land a small amusement park was added in the 1960’s and is still there.

Four Oaks Golf Course was added to the northwest end of the park in the 1970’s.

Lincoln Park

813 Memorial Drive
Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-8310

Originally used by Civil War veterans, became a city park in 1906. Jefferson Highway Tourist Campground ran from 1925-1935 at band shell’s current location.

Brief History of Lincoln Park

Originally a gathering place for Union veterans of the Civil War to host annual meetings and events. Named for President Abraham Lincoln, those veterans sold the park to the City of Pittsburg in 1906.

Additional acreage was added over the decades; and, a plan for the park was designed in 1908 by renowned Kansas City architect, George E. Kessler, who had designed Hyde Park and the park and boulevard system in Kansas City, and had been the chief architect and designer of the 1904 World’s Fair in St. Louis. Kessler laid out Lincoln Park’s roads, trails, playgrounds and locations for various structures including the park auditorium, now Lincoln Center, and the bandstand, now the J.J. Richards Band Dome.

The auditorium was started on Aug 18, 1910 and dedicated the weekend of Aug 13-15, 1911. It had a large porch with columns wrapped around the outside, which were removed during a remodel of the auditorium in the 1970’s.

In 1936 improvements to the park were made, many using Kessler’s designs, including the addition of a Rose Garden, Lily Pond, Greenhouses and off street parking.

In the 1950’s a swimming pool and wading pool were added on the south side of the park. These were removed and replaced with a much larger water park style swimming pool in the late 1990’s.

Kiddie-Land a small amusement park was added in the 1960’s and is still there.

Four Oaks Golf Course was added to the northwest end of the park in the 1970’s.

Lincoln Center

710 W 9th St
Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-8310
pittks.org/community/facilities/meetings-events-ceremonies/lincoln-center/

Single room, multi-purpose venue with wood floors. 3,000 square feet of meeting space with a capacity of 200 people, a kitchen, tables and chairs and is ADA accessible.

Overlooking historic Lincoln Park, the Lincoln Center is surrounded by several community attractions, including the Pittsburg Aquatic Center, Four Oaks Golf Course, Jay Cee Ballpark, and more.

Jaycee Ballpark

1200 W Memorial Dr
Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-8310

Historic Jaycee Ballpark is one of the premiere baseball stadiums in the region. With covered seating for 1,000, FieldTurf playing surface on the infield and foul territory, natural grass outfield with warning track, Jaycee Ballpark is a great tournament facility.

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Historic Jaycee Ballpark is one of the premiere baseball stadiums in the region.

With covered seating for 1,000, FieldTurf playing surface on the infield and foul territory, natural grass outfield with warning track, Jaycee Ballpark is a great tournament facility. Dimensions are 320 down the left field line, 375 to the left power alley, 400 to dead center, 360 to right power alley and 303 down the right field line

Learn more about the history at https://www.fhsu.edu/biology/faculty-and-staff/eberle/Historical-Baseball-Parks-and-Museums/Kansas-Baseball-Sites

Four Oaks Golf Course & Miniature Golf

910 Memorial
Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-8070
pittks.org/index.aspx?nid=209

Member of Kansas Golf Association, Four Oaks Golf Course offers an 18 Hole Course, 18 Hole Mini Course, Practice Green, Driving Range, Basketball Courts, Horseshoe Pits, RV Park, and 4 Lighted Tennis Courts. Four Oaks is open year round 7 days a week weather permitting. Hours vary with the season and weather call (620) 231-8070 for more information.

An 18-hole, par 65 regulation golf course that is open seven days a week, year round.

Built in 1981 and designed by Elmer Hill, Four Oaks Golf Course is an 18-hole, 4,579-yard, par 65 regulation length golf course. Located right off of the 69 Bypass in Pittsburg it is conveniently located next to Lincoln Park and Jaycee Ballpark. Four Oaks is open year round 7 days a week weather permitting.

Recently renovated, this 18 hole mini golf course is a favorite for both kids and adults. Located right off of the 69 Bypass in Pittsburg it is conveniently located next to Four Oaks Golf Course and Lincoln Park. Hours vary depending on season and weather.

Don Gutteridge Sports Complex

702 Memorial Drive
Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-8310

Features seven ball fields, perfect for adult and youth tournaments alike. Managed by the City of Pittsburg, the Complex offers ample parking, controllable entrances and two conveniently located concession stands. The seven fields deliver the flexibility to hold tournaments for a variety of age groups and abilities at the same time.

Jim Kelly: 290′
Bunk Bouronville: 275′
Dale Conner: 300′
Wild Red Berry: 250′
Bill Russell: 275′
Ted Carnino: 180′
Cheryl Stice: 200′

Little Balkans Days

Held Labor Day weekend, the festival pays homage to the region’s diverse immigrant heritage and blends family entertainment, art, crafts, food, music and more.

To stay updated on what’s happening for Little Balkans, follow them at https://www.facebook.com/littlebalkansdays/
For a complete list of activities during the festival, visit https://www.facebook.com/pg/littlebalkansdays/events/

Guests and anyone considering being a vendors should also check out http://littlebalkansfestival.com/

Little Balkans Days

Held Labor Day weekend, the festival pays homage to the region’s diverse immigrant heritage and blends family entertainment, art, crafts, food, music and more.

To stay updated on what’s happening for Little Balkans, follow them at https://www.facebook.com/littlebalkansdays/
For a complete list of activities during the festival, visit https://www.facebook.com/pg/littlebalkansdays/events/

Guests and anyone considering being a vendors should also check out http://littlebalkansfestival.com/

Little Balkans Days

Held Labor Day weekend, the festival pays homage to the region’s diverse immigrant heritage and blends family entertainment, art, crafts, food, music and more.

To stay updated on what’s happening for Little Balkans, follow them at https://www.facebook.com/littlebalkansdays/
For a complete list of activities during the festival, visit https://www.facebook.com/pg/littlebalkansdays/events/

Guests and anyone considering being a vendors should also check out http://littlebalkansfestival.com/