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.
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Ramona Park Beach
(8600 South Sprinkle Road, 1/2 mile south of Centre Avenue)
Free Admission for Portage Residents!
Ramona Park Beach offers a sandy swim area with lifeguards, kayak, canoe, and paddleboard rentals. The beach also includes concessions, picnic areas, fishing docks, beach volleyball, a 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 26 - 29
» June 2 - 4
» June 9 - August 27
» Labor Day Weekend, September 1 - 4
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, Spikeball)
Kayak, Canoe & Paddleboard Rentals
Open daily on beach operating dates 11 AM - 6 PM
» $12 for first hour
» $5 each additional 30 minutes
» $36 flat rate for 4-6 hours
» Life jackets included