Village Parks and Recreation

Parks General Information

The Village of Summit owns and maintains four parks that offer a variety of amenities for Village residents and visitors to enjoy.  Village parks are open by ordinance from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.  Park restrooms and facilities are open from April 15 through October 15 each year, depending on weather.  Pets are allowed in Village Parks and must be kept on a leash at all times, except in designated areas.

Park Name Designation (Size) Amenities
Genesee Lake Road Park (Village Park) Community Park            (77 acres)  4 Baseball       diamonds and   batting cage

Restroom facility

Sledding hill

Open field space   for active sports   (lacrosse, soccer,   etc.)

Playground   equipment

Paved parking lot   with 168 spaces

Peter Prime Park


Neighborhood Park (1.62 acres)  Basketball court

Playground   equipment

Grass baseball field

Open play area

William Jones Park


  Undeveloped Park (1.37 acres)  Open play area
Atkins Olson Memorial Park



Special Purpose Park (3.67 acres)

 Trail access to Bark River for canoe and kayak use

Pavilion with   picnic  tables

Open play area

Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan

The Village has developed a Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (CORP) that provides a framework for the development and use of the Village’s park and open space system.  For more information, please visit the Comprehensive Outdoor Park & Recreation Plan (CORP) & Master Plan page.

Parks Reservations

Park areas are available for reservation up to 12 months in advance.  A Park Reservation Application & Permit must be approved and all applicable fees paid in full to secure a reservation.  Fees are refundable if cancelled more than one business week from the date of a reservation, less a $15.00 processing fee.  Reservations cancelled less than one business week from the date of a reservation will not be refunded.  Reservation fees for Village of Summit residents are $50.00 per day, and non-resident fees are $75.00.  20-Amp electricity is available at Genesee Lake Road Park (Village Park) only.

Responsible drinking is permitted in most parks in accordance with Wisconsin Statutes with completion and approval of an Alcohol in Parks Permit.  Park disturbances or the possibility of underage drinking will be addressed by the Village of Summit Police Department.

Please contact the Village Public Works Director at (262) 567-2757 or by email at pwdirector@summitvillage.orgto request a reservation.  To assist you with planning, approved park reservations may be viewed on the following online calendar:  Village of Summit Park Reservations

Park or Public Property Vandalism

To report vandalism, please contact the Public Works Director at (262) 567-2757 or

Volunteer Opportunities

The Village of Summit recognizes the benefits from financial, material, and labor contributions from local businesses, service clubs, and community groups.  Donations assist the Public Works Department to extend services beyond the limits of Village funding.

Insert existing image on Park Committee page under this section with the following caption below:Thank you to Water Well Solutions Service Group, LLC for the donation of a well at Genesee Lake Road Park!

Park Committee

The Village of Summit Park Committee was dissolved, effective June 2016.  Contact the Village Public Works Director with any questions.