Newton YMCA

  • Programs include sports and recreation for youth and adults, fitness facilities and classes, swimming lessons, youth and teen activities, dance, gymnastics, arts and crafts, summer camps, and sports camps. Childcare and preschool programming is available through the YMCA Childcare Center. Financial assistance is available based on true financial need.
  • Showers are available with sign in and sign out for those in need.
1701 S. 8th Ave. E.
Newton, IA 50208

Prairie Escape Wellness Center- Prairie City

Chiropractics, massage therapy, sound healing, infrared sauna, yoga

301 W Jefferson St
Prairie CIty, IA
Other Categories: Chiropractic Services

Adventure Pass

Iowa Libraries Adventure Pass - see locations available

  • Newton, Baxter, and Prairie City Public Libraries offer the Iowa Libraries Adventure Pass, a service that provides free family passes to local museums and attractions! Adult library patrons* may check out a pass using their valid Public Library card and a valid photo ID. Passes provide free admission for two adults and two children. Additional attendees will be required to pay regular admission. Passes are good for the following locations: Blank Park ZooScience Center of IowaGreater Des Moines Botanical GardenDes Moines Children's Museum
  • Please note: Access to the Adventure Pass from the Newton Public Library is available to Newton and rural Jasper County residents only. Multiple area libraries are also part of the Iowa Adventure Pass program, so please check with your local library to see if this service is available in your community. You may reserve one pass per venue every 365 days. Please check with the venue directly to confirm their open hours, prior to reserving your pass.
  • Click here to reserve:


Other Categories: Libraries

Art, Gift Shop

Centre for Arts and Artists - CAA Center in Newton

Where people gather to inspire one another to be creative.

Geisler Penquite Gift Shop, Open Friday and Saturday 10 AM-2 PM or by chance or appointment: 641-840-0124 for Terri. 

All profits go to creative activities for youth. 

Keywords: art, gift shop, 

501 W 3rd St N
Newton, IA 50208


Cardinal Lanes - Bowling Alley

1300 S 5th Ave E
Newton, IA 50208


Kellogg RV Park

RV camping.

I 80, Exit 173 and Highway 224

1570 IA-224
Kellogg, IA 50135

KOA - Newton

At our KOA, enjoy RV and tent sites set in an open, rolling landscape. Gravel full hook up pull through sites and larger grassy back in sites make your stay comfortable.

1601 East 35th Street South
Newton, IA 50208


Anytime Fitness Newton

1707 1st Ave E
Newton, IA 50208

Baxter Wellness Center

202 East State Street
Baxter, IA 50028

Colfax Mingo Fitness Center (at School)

The Colfax-Mingo fitness center, located on the north side of the Jr/Sr High School is now open to the public.  Members will have access to the walking track and the cardio room with paid memberships.

1000 N Walnut St
Colfax, IA 50054

Diamond Trail Fitness Center

To help people find their inner strength and achieve their goals.

12498 Highway F62 E
Sully, IA 50251
Always open


Newton Arboretum and Botanical Garden

We are a nonprofit 501(c)(3) privately managed, public garden. 

3030 N 4th Ave E, PO Box 321
Newton, IA 50208
M- F, 8:30-12:30 PM


Colfax Country Club (Golf)

9 hole golf course and driving range

3761 W. 108 Street S.
Colfax, IA 50054

Diamond Trail Golf Club

9364 E. 146th St. S.
Lynnville, IA 50153

Oakland Acres Golf Club

18-hour golf course, golf simulators, events, restaurant

13476 Hwy 6 East
Grinnell, IA 50112
Other Categories: Event locations

The Monroe Golf Club Simulator

Golf Simulator 

108 E Washington St
Monroe, IA 50170

West Wood Golf Course

​Westwood Golf Course located in Newton is Jasper County’s most scenic and challenging 18 hole course. 

3387 Highway F48 West
Newton, IA 50208

Golf, Pool

Gateway Recreation, Inc. in Monroe

(Golf, Swimming, Club House)

111 S Taylor St
Monroe, IA 50170
Other Categories: Event locations


Colfax Historical Society & Museum

Non-profit Historical Society w/great Community Room that can be rented. For info check website

900 North Walnut Street, PO Box 123
Colfax, IA 50054
Other Categories: Event locations

Jasper County Freedom Rock

The Jasper County Freedom Rock is located in the southeast corner of the Sully Central Park in the 300 block of 7th Street. 

Sully Central Park, 7th Ave
Sully, IA 50251
Other Categories: Veteran Services

Jasper County Historical Museum

Collecting, preserving, exhibiting our agriculture, commercial, industrial, and societal history

1700 S 15th Ave W
Newton, IA 50208


Ashton Wildwood Park and Observatory

Our open season at Ashton Observatory is from April through October. Free admission and all ages are welcome.

8755 W. 122nd St. N.
Mingo, IA 50168

Baxter Park and Facilities

  • Provides information on Baxter Area parks, playgrounds, trails, the Caboose, and more activities for the whole family.
  • Baxter Community Building  641-227-3120
203 Main St.
Baxter, IA 50028
Other Categories: Event locations

City of Lynnville

Old Settler's reservation

First, open and view available dates and times on the Old Settler’s Reservation calendar. Next, contact the Lynnville City Clerk at 641-527-2790 or, with the date and times you wish reserve Old Settler’s. The City Clerk will confirm your reservation. In addition, every reservation must have a completed Old Setts Rental Agreement. You can print this form and return to the City Clerk along with your rental fee.

Old Settler’s Park Rental Fees: $35 per day and a separate $100 check is required for the deposit – payable prior to this event. The deposit check will be returned pending successful inspection after this event.

308 East St.
Lynnville, IA 50153

City of Mingo

  • Parks- Mingo City Park 
  • Chichaqua Valley Trail 
  • Casey Gannon Softball Field
  • Community Center- rental see website
  • Mingo Public Library 641-363-4631  
100 N. Station St.
Mingo, IA 50168

Community of Lynnville

Provides information on locally owned businesses, a brand-new library, and several different parks including one with campsites.

308 East Street
Lynnville, IA 50153

Explore Colfax

Provides information on parks, activities, Trainland and more family friendly areas to explore.

20 W. Howard St.
Colfax, IA 50054

Monroe Parks (and Events)

Provides information on Monroe's annual Old Settlers Days, city activities, and more. 

206 W. Sherman St.
Monroe, IA 50170

Prairie City Parks and Recreation

Prairie City’s parks, trails, tennis courts and other recreational opportunities for everyone.

203 E. Jefferson St.
Prairie City, IA 50228

Sully Parks and Recreation

Sully’s parks, facilities, fitness center and other family friendly places to visit.

318 6th Ave.
Sully, IA 50251

Park and Camping

Jasper County Conservation

  • Quality parks, recreation, conservation and outdoor education systems. Nearly 3,000 acres of parks, trails, and natural areas just waiting to be explored!
  • Keywords: Environmental Education Center, Parks, Cabin, Camping, Trails, Fishing, Hunter Safety, Sugar Creek Preserve, Earth Pack, Older, Wiser, Livelier Seniors
  • Locations: Ashton Wildwood, Jacob Krumm, Kish-Ke-Kosh Prairie, Mariposa Recreation Area, Wagaman Mill, AC & Lela Morris Prairie
1030 W. 2nd St. S.
Newton, IA 50208

Park, Pool

Newton Parks and Recreation

  • Provides information on programs, events, Newton’s parks, Maytag Pool, Westwood Golf Course, and other areas in Newton for families to go for family fun.
  • Park Shelter & Pool Pavilion Reservations


403 W. 4th St. N., Suite 501
Newton, IA 50208
8 AM- 4 Pm
Other Categories: Event locations


Christian Conference Center

  • With nearly 5 miles of hiking trails, miniature golf, sand volleyball, an outdoor swimming pool, fishing, a private man-made lake, canoes, kayaks, paddle boats, and paddle boards, there is fun for everyone at the CCC!
  • Camps- see website
5064 Lincoln St
Newton, IA 50208
M-F, 9 AM- 3 PM
Other Categories: Event locations

City of Newton

Keywords: Library, Pool, Events

Maytag Pool

101 W. 4th St. S.
Newton, IA 50208
Other Categories: Utilities and Sanitation


The Thunderdome

1611 1st Avenue West
Newton, IA 50208
Other Categories: Event locations


Iowa Speedway in Newton

Keywords: NASCAR, races, racing, camping, events

3333 Rusty Wallace Drive
Newton, IA 50208
Monday to Friday, 8 AM- 5 PM

Newton Kart Klub

Outlaw Karts, Flat Karts, Speedway Midgets, Quads and Flat Track Bikes

2801 East 5th Street South
Newton, IA 50208


Capitol II Theatre

We are a local, family-owned 2-screen movie theater that offers a choice of recliner, rocker and bal

116 1st Street North
Newton, IA 50208
641-792-FLIX (3549)

Valle Drive-In Movie Theater

4074 Highway F48 W
Newton, IA 50208

Theatre, Summer Workshops

Newton Community Theatre, Inc

The Newton Community Theatre brings quality theatre productions to the communities of Jasper County, sharing talents and resources to make theatre a rewarding and educational experience for all.

Keywords: Theatre, Play, Plays, summer camp


1701 S 8th Ave E
Newton, IA 50208

Disclaimer: This information was provided by agencies in the community. It may not be all-encompassing and some information changes often. For Jasper County offices and contact information, browse our county directory.

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