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Embrace the sunshine of summertime in Sheridan with these family friendly activities.

Take the Plunge

Beat the heat wading in the cool waters of Kendrick Park Pool or Lake DeSmet. Splash around the fountains of Whitney Commons or dip your toes in the Little Goose Creek.

A Family Affair

Summers in Sheridan are packed with family-friendly events. Enjoy the sounds of summer at Concerts in the Park every Tuesday or join the fun and games at 3rd Thursdays and the weekly Farmers Markets. Take in a show at the WYO Theater or catch a Polo match at the Equestrian Center or Flying H. Don’t miss the Sheridan County Rodeo or the Sheridan Elks Youth Rodeo.

It’s a Walk in the Park

Paths and parks are plentiful in Sheridan and provide the perfect afternoon of outdoor fun for the whole family. Swing, slide and climb the massive jungle gym at Kendrick Park, take in a game of horseshoes and a picnic at Marshall Park, or try your hand at Frisbee golf or tennis at the Sheltered Acres Park. For a complete list of parks and amenities, check out the Parks and Pathways map.

A+ Field Trips

Keep the learning alive throughout the summer with a variety of educational activities and places. Feed the fish and learn all about fish rearing at the Story Fish Hatchery. Delve into Sheridan’s history and cowboy culture at the Don King Museum, Fort Phil Kearny or Sheridan County Museum. Don’t miss the Sheridan County Museum’s children’s program, Tidbit Tuesday.

For the Sport of It

Lace up your sneakers for a bit of family friendly exercise. Spend the day swimming or shooting hoops at the YMCA or take the bicycles for a spin down the Sheridan Pathways. Enjoy the fresh summer air with a hike on the new Red Grade Trail or cast your line at Sam Mavrakis Pond.

I Scream, You Scream

The quintessential summer experience always includes a cone topped high with your favorite flavor. The Kendrick Park Ice-cream stand, Bliss and Dairy Queen are a few spots serving up your favorite summertime treat.


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