PWParksRecColorMatchedLogo Parks & Recreation encompasses McLeod County Parks, Trails, and Fairgrounds facilities.   Jon Carrigan, Parks & Recreation Manager

 840 Century Ave. SW
 Hutchinson, MN 55350
 Telephone: 320-484-4334
 Fax: 320-864-1811

McLeod County Fairgrounds facility rental limitations:
As of January 04, 2021; the following guidelines for gym use are spelled out below so that the gym can remain open until further updates are communicated to the fairgrounds form the Governor’s office.
1.  Masks are required at all times.  
2.  When entering the facility, all users must either wash their hands or use sanitizer provided.
3.  Please use the 6’ social distancing as requested from the guidelines as much as possible when not playing.  
4.  When you are done with your activity, please wash your hands or sanitize before existing the facility.

In order to keep the facility open and operating, it is up to everyone that uses the facility to respect the guidelines set forth.   Please do your part to keep everyone safe and to have an enjoyable experience as much as possible.  To make a reservation, please call 320-484-4301; reservation for the weekends must be made prior to 12 PM on Friday of each week.  Thank you for your continued cooperation during these times.  We appreciate your business and look forward to serving you on your next visit!

Facility Rentals:
The Fairgrounds has buildings and rooms available for meetings, family gatherings, wedding receptions and trade shows. If you are interested in playing tennis, we offer 4 indoor heated gym courts, available 7 days a week. Reservations for weekends must be requested prior to 12 noon on Friday.
Please call for reservations:
Facility Brochure: Fairgrounds Brochure
Layout of the grounds: Fairgrounds Layout
Tour of the McLeod County Fairgrounds: McLeod County Fairgrounds Tour

Fairgrounds facilities:
We would like you to know that the McLeod County Fairgrounds is open per guidelines of Governor.  We will be monitoring his orders on a daily basis and let you know accordingly as soon as there may be any changes to the current status of our facilities.  In the event that the facility would still be closed due to COVID-19 restrictions on the date of your reservation, we would offer to move your reservation to a later date or issue you a complete refund.  We appreciate your patience during these unprecedented times.

Important Links:  
To view the Commercial Building Gym calendar: Gym Calendar
Note: Court reservations for weekend times need to be called in prior to 12Noon on Friday.
Fairgrounds Schedules: Facility Calendar

McLeod County Fair:
Hosted by the McLeod County Agriculture Association: McLeod County Fair Tour 

Batting Cages: 
The Fairgrounds batting cages can be reserved by calling 320-484-4301 (Cindy) or 320-484-4311 (Randy) Monday - Friday between 8am and 4:30pm;
Please make same day reservations by 3pm.
Batting Cages run $5.00 so each 20 minute session.
We are currently scheduling Wednesday and Thursday's from 7pm to 9pm.

Link to Batting Cage Schedules: Batting Cage Schedules  (once reservation is made, your reservation should appear in this schedule)

Upcoming Fairground Events: 
Event List 2021