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Marion has a variety of recreational opportunities available for all ages.  In addition to the activities in and around Marion, additional opportunities are only a short distance away.

Athletic Complex

bulletLocated in the northwest corner of town, the lighted combination baseball diamond/football field is home to many baseball/softball games throughout the summer, and is the home field for the Hurley-Marion Cobras football team
bulletNew, modern concession stand/restroom project completed in the fall of 1996

Bowlway Lanes

bulletOpen bowling, as well as League bowling
bullet4 lanes, pop and snacks
bulletOpen September-May

City Swimming Pool

bullet2 diving boards, wading pool, showers, concessions
bulletAdjacent to Hieb Memorial Park


bulletGreat Fishing opportunities in and around the Marion area
bulletLake Vermillion, Marion Lake, Missouri River, Silver Lake

Hieb Memorial Park

bulletCamping (free electrical hook-ups)
bulletPicnicking (shelters, water, electricity, grills available)
bulletPlayground equipment, sand volleyball
bulletLake and suspension bridge
bulletTwin Fields - baseball/softball fields


bulletTurner County Bowhunters Archery Course - 5 miles southeast of Marion
bulletMarion area has many acres available for hunting
bulletPheasants, ducks, geese and deer are the most common hunted wildlife in the area

Open Gym

bulletHeld at the Marion Public School, with winter and summer availability
bullet2 gyms located at the school
bulletContact the school for availability

Par Mar Valley Country Club

bulletExcellent 9 hole Golf Course
bullet4.5 miles southeast of Marion
bulletGolf course guide

Summer Recreation Program

bulletGirls - T-Ball, PeeWees, Midgets, Giants
bulletBoys - T-Ball, PeeWees, Little League, Teeners

Thunder Valley Dragways

bulletLocated 3 miles east of Marion
bulletOpen April - October
bulletGet all the details at www.thundervalleydragways.com

Turner County Fair

bulletHeld each August in Parker, South Dakota
bulletGet all the details at www.Turnercountyfair.com


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