Fun Things to Do in Stuart

Aquatic Center
Aquatic Center

Stuart Aquatic Center

Located at 324 S 2nd Street, the Stuart Aquatic Center is a great outdoor swimming facility open all summer long.

Open Swim Closed for 2016

Lawbaugh Park

Stuart City Park

Lawbaugh Park, located between South 2nd and 3rd streets right along Division Street, is a great place for recreation for the whole family. The park features great playground equipment, disc golf equipment, basketball hoops, horseshoe pits, a large gazebo, shelter house, and restrooms. The park is also the location for city events such as the annual Good Egg Days Celebration.

Walking Trail - Sports Complex

Stuart Sports Complex and Walking/Bike Trail

Found at the eastern end of South 3rd Street, the old Sports Complex is the previous home to local school athletics. The area features various baseball, softball, and soccer fields. The walking and bike trail is also accessible from this area.

The walking/bike trail in Stuart is a half-mile long, hard-surfaced track.

The trail is handicapped-accessible and pet-friendly (as long as they are leashed).

American Legion

Stuart Recreation Center (American Legion Hall)

The Stuart Recreation Center, located at 323 SW 2nd Street has a dance hall and skating rink. The building can also be rented for parties/reunions/weddings/etc.

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Other Entertainment Options

Movie Theatre

The Stuart Fremont Theatre, located at 124 N Fremont Street is open 7 days a week. Showtimes and movie information available on their website.


The Stuart Bowl has bowling and is also the location of Traditions Sports Bar.

The Stuart Bowl can be found at 419 E Front Street in Stuart.


If you’re wanting to have a fun time watching some dirt track racing, Stuart International Speedway is a great option.

Located at 703 N 7th Street.

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The 5 x 80 Country Club is a nearby country club featuring golf, swimming, and dining.

Located at 1086 IA-25 – Menlo, IA 50164


Nation’s Bridge Campgrounds, located South of Stuart at 2997 Wagon Road.

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