Parks Programs & Events
The Portage Parks system is multi-faceted with activities and opportunities for families and people of all ages. Parks enhance the quality of life in Portage by providing recreational and social benefits. Whether you are a resident or visitor, a variety of recreational opportunities are available for your enjoyment. To view additional information or register for any of these Parks & Recreation events or activities, click on the purple registration button to the right for a full list.
Ramona Park Beach
(8600 South Sprinkle Road, 1/2 mile south of Centre Avenue)
Ramona Beach Admission fee is waived
for City of Portage residents in 2022!
Ramona Park Beach offers a sandy swim area with lifeguards, kayak, canoe & paddleboard rentals, concessions, picnic areas, fishing docks, beach volleyball, playground, changing rooms, and more! Vehicle permits for entry into Ramona Park can be obtained on-site near the park entrance during regular beach hours. Proof of residency is required to receive a resident annual pass.
Hours Of Operation: 10 AM - 8 PM
» Memorial Day Weekend, May 27 - 30
» June 3 - 5
» June 10 - August 28
» Labor Day Weekend, September 2 - 5
Beach Area Rental & Admission Rates
» City of Portage Residents. . . . . . . FREE! (Proof of residency required)
» Non-Resident Daily Permit. . . . . . .$10
» Non-Resident Annual Permit. . . . . $45
» Group Bus Daily Permit. . . . . . . . . $50
» Beach Lounge Chair Rental. . . . . . $5 for 2 hours
» Beach Games. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $5 for 2 hours (Kan Jam, Ladder Ball, Spike Ball)
Kayak, Canoe & Paddleboard Rentals: Open daily on beach operating dates 11 AM - 6 PM
» $12 for the first hour
» $5 each additional 30 minutes
» $36 flat rate for 4-6 hours
» Life jackets included.