ponca city recplex
1604 W GRAND AVE
The 27.5 million-dollar 76,000 square foot facility offers state of the art strength and cardio equipment, a family pool with spiral water slide, a six-lane 25-yard competition lap pool, 30-foot rock climbing wall for all skill levels, basketball and racquetball courts, fitness classes for all abilities and more.
lake ponca bike trails
3000 E PROSPECT AVE
This trail is over 7.2 miles long and features some technical rocky sections, along with some good, fast, flowing sections. This is not a beginner trail, but there are some bypasses for less-experienced riders in the more difficult areas. The parking area for this trail system is at the Muskrat Maze trailhead.
wally smith tennis center
718 N 7TH ST
This nine-court, lighted complex is free and open to the public. Guests should bring their own gear.
Private Swimming Experience
LOCATED ON THE ARKANSAS RIVER
From the pool and patio you have an outstanding view of the Arkansas River, Ponca City Country Club, Lew Wentz Golf Course, windmills that are over 10 miles away and you might just see some bald eagles that fly in the area regularly! After your swim you can warm up around the gas fire pit and make s’mores while you enjoy a beautiful Oklahoma sunset!
LAKE PONCA, 1150 LA CANN DR
Free and open to the public
kaw lake equestrian trails
Known as the Five Fingers and Eagle Viewtrails, these trails are a hidden gem of Kay County. The Five Fingers trail stretches from Sarge Creek to Burbank Landing for approximately 17 miles, and if the loops that deviate from the route and lead back to it are included, it spans 76 miles. The Eagle View trail stretches from Osage Cove to Burbank Landing for a total of 12 miles. The trails are open for horseback riding, walking and non-motorized vehicle use. If patrons wish to ride horseback, they must bring their own horses.
disc golf courses
OIS D'ARC COURSE AT LAKE PONCA, PRENTICE DR
LAKE PONCA COURSE, 1150 LA CANN DR
WAR MEMORIAL COURSE, 899 N 5TH ST
WILLOW SPRINGS COURSE, 1000 E SCOTT AVE
The Bois D'Arc Course is perhaps the most wooded course in Oklahoma. The Lake Ponca course has open holes with sporadic trees and great views of the lake. War Memorial is short with sloping terrain and Willow Springs features large old growth trees and plenty of hills with a signature finishing hole over the pond.
Lake Ponca supports many of the customary outdoor activities including fishing, boating, water-skiing, camping, outdoor shelters and an adjacent golf course. Lake Ponca is ideal location for individual, family and group outings, and hosts a variety of community events throughout the year
The City of Ponca City has twenty exceptional parks that are each unique. Some of the parks have play structures, splash pads, shelter houses, restrooms, swimming beach, sand volleyball, skate park, disc golf courses, walking/jogging trails, dog park, youth fishing ponds, picnic tables, monuments and more.
lake ponca swim beach
EAST SIDE OF PONCA LAKE
Swimming in Lake Ponca is only permitted dawn to dusk in designated areas which are: The area of water enclosed by a line of buoys on one side and the shore of the lake nearest the line of buoys on the other side and posted by signage permitting swimming. The area of water between the water-side front edge of a permitted or city owned dock and the lake shore.
wentz swimming pool
2932 LA CANN DR
The pool is an incredibly impressive structure on first sight, but equally impressive is the underground area. Still intact are the original locker rooms and pool maintenance equipment, like the sand filtration system. Walking down those historic tile steps, one can easily imagine children of the 1930's and beyond walking down to store their belongings in their assigned baskets near the restrooms and retrieve their towels to go swimming in the grand pool.
SILVERTOP FARMS & VINEYARDS
6151 FOUNTAIN RD
This fully functional farm and working vineyard sits on 4,000 acres in North Central Oklahoma. Silvertop Farms & Vineyards offers direct to consumer products, special events and several indoor and outdoor venues. Both public and private tours are available.
ambucs swimming pool
1604 W GRAND AVE
The pool features a waterslide, two diving boards and a separate swimming area for the littles ones. The pool is open from 1pm-7pm during the summer and closed on Wednesdays. Admission is $1-$2 per person.
kayak tours & RentalS
LAKE PONCA BOAT HOUSE
Kayak rentals and tours are available to book at www.poncacityok.gov/parksandrec-registration under Kayak Rentals and Special Events.
B&B sun n fun waterpark
8900 LAKE RD
This 9-acre waterpark offers four different waterslides, a wave pool, the lazy river and Kiddie Cove. Bumper boats and go karts are onsite for an additional charge.
skateboarding & BMX park
DAN MORAN PARK, 901 W SOUTH AVE
Free and open to the public
wentz memorial golf coursE
2928 LA CANN DR
The Wentz Golf Course is a Four-Star 18 hole municipal course that is nestled on the east side of Lake Ponca. Whether you are a single, a foursome, or on a corporate outing, Wentz Golf Course will take care of all your golfing needs. First opened in 1953, the golf course covers 125 acres of rolling terrain and offers a challenge to all golfers.
splash pad locations
WAR MEMORIAL PARK, 718 N 7TH ST
DAN MORAN PARK, 901 W SOUTH AVE
YOUNG PARK, 2101 JANE ST
VETERANS PLAZA, 323 E GRAND AVE
ATTUCKS PARK, 1313 E DIXIE
Keep cool on those hot summer days in one of the beautiful new splash pads located around Ponca City. The city currently has 5 splash pads and all are free and open to the public.
Located 8 miles East of Ponca City, Kaw Lake covers 17,000 surface acres and has 168 miles of shoreline and offers recreation facilities like picnic areas, boat ramps, playgrounds, swimming beach, and two full service marinas. Kaw Lake and the Arkansas River have long been known for producing some of Oklahoma's largest catfish, making this a popular spot for fishermen. Festivals, outdoor recreation and nearby communities make this a great getaway destination
la cann estate gardens
13TH ST & GRAND AVE
The 10-acre estate was given to the City of Ponca City by Elsie Cann Brown, daughter of L. A. and Mary Cann in August 1975, in memory of her parents with the stipulation that it would be maintained as a memorial garden for use of the people of Ponca City. A two-story farm house built in 1908 has been refurbished with a beautiful shaded patio area with over 2,500 feet of brick walkways. There is also a formal garden containing several hundred varieties of annuals and perennials planted in unique color displays. There are over 70 species of trees that have been planted since 1980.
hunting & Fishing
OKLAHOMA WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT
Ponca City is home to some of the best public hunting and fishing spots in the state.
LA CANN GARDENS, 13TH ST & GRAND AVE
HUTCHINS, 718 N 7TH ST
KAW LAKE EAGLE VIEW, 9400 LAKE RD
MARLAND ESTATE, 901 MONUMENT RD
STANDING BEAR NATIVE AMERICAN PARK, 601 STANDING BEAR PKW
PIONEER WOMAN MUSEUM, 701 MONUMENT RD
TUESDAYS - 4PM-6PM
SATURDAYS - 8AM-11AM
Fruits, Vegetables, Eggs, Home-Baked Bread and Rolls, Jams and Jellies, Artisan Goats' Milk, Soaps, Lotions, Fresh Herbs, Spice Blends, Herbal Teas, Honey and So Much More!
The Axe Hole
310 E GRAND AVE
The Axe Hole is a family-friendly recreation area located in Ponca City, OK containing 12 rentable axe throwing lanes, 2 cornhole lanes, giant Jenga, two dart boards, merchandise counter and an open-air bar.
64464 US HWY 60
Osage Casino is Oklahoma's premier casino for gaming and entertainment. With nearly 350 gaming machines, live music performances and exciting dining options, this is a stop you won't want to miss!
om yoga & Wellness Studio
1604 W GRAND AVE
Group classes and private sessions are offered in a safe and peaceful space designed to enhance your practice and invite a sense of calm into your life. The Aerial yoga classes are a favorite among the community.
103 E GRAND AVE
The Doodle Academy is a home for artistic learning and exploration. The space provides a ceramic studio, educational classes, pottery on-the-wheel, party space, glass fusing, an art gallery, and rental event space. They provide a safe haven to learn and grow for all doodlers, dreamers, and peeps - adults welcome!
109 N 1ST ST
Gamemasters Guild offers a space to play, whether you're a veteran gamer or brand new to the world of tabletop games. The facility is equipped with games, accessories and tools to make your gaming experience exceptional.
401 E GRAND AVE
Ponca City's premier tattoo shop. Specializing in custom, quality ink work by award winning tattoo artist Brian Spitz.
The big V
14255 S T ST
Built in 1903 by original owners Bill & Viola Vanselous and restored in 2007, this six-acre ranch with a refurbished mule barn, rebuilt commissary gardens, tool building and surrey house, and this historic ranch now host weddings and events.
WildWood Wedding & Event Center
6500 W DRY RD, NEWKIRK
This stunning venue is equipped to hold large weddings and events. The venue overlooks 30+ acres of a private lake and dock. The landscape itself will be a great place for photographers to capture the most precious moments.
2000 LAKE RD
Ponca Bowl is northern Oklahoma's largest bowling alley featuring 24 lanes, cosmic bowl on the weekends, pool tables and an arcade.
Aesthetic State of Mind
2101 N 14TH ST
Aesthetic State of Mind offers a wide variety of treatments that enhance the natural beauty of your skin through facial treatments, microneedling, light therapy, injectables, IV infusion therapy and more.
just for kids
304 E GRAND AVE
Just for Kids is a great family event center for all to have fun! The indoor attractions available include an escape room, bumper cars, train ride, and virtual roller coaster, games and more.
215 E GRAND AVE
Splatter paint arena now in Ponca City! Imagine a gigantic room where you are totally ALLOWED TO THROW PAINT all while creating a masterpiece on your very own canvas! Splatter each other too!
Flight path disc golf
110 N 1ST ST
Rainy day? The indoor putting lanes and a full service bar and lounge will keep you entertained!
1101 N PECAN ROAD
The Ponca City Country Club hosts outside visitors each year for tennis and golf tournaments and outside events such as weddings. Every third Saturday from 10am-2pm, the Club is open to the public for brunch.