Parks and Recreation

Minerva Creek Memorial Park - (South Zearing Park)  This City park offers Youth play equipment, Shelter house, Spacious play area, and Disc golf (3 holes).

Gogerty Park is located on the east edge of town (Main Street & Gogerty Street) This City park offers Basketball, Sand Volleyball, Youth play equipment, Shelter house with kitchenette, Restrooms, Spacious play area, Baseball & Softball fields adjacent to park at Veterans Memorial Ball Field, Disc golf (3 holes)

The Zearing Park Shelter is a nice facilitity to rent for family and or class reunions, graduation and birthday parties. The fee is $25.00 per day and may be rented up to 2 years in advance. To rent call 641-487-7477 and the city clerk will schedule your rental for you.

Dakins Community Center is also managed by the Zearing Park Board.  The Dakins Center can be rented for weddings, family gatherings, graduations or other events.  Full kitchen, banquet hall, stage, dance floor & sound and video system.  Contact Zearing City Hall for availability and reservations.

Zearing Park and Recreation News

Easter Egg Hunt - Held annually in April

Zearing Days Celebration - Last full weekend in July the Zearing Celebration Committee holds their annual celebration at the City Park. Baseball, softball, tractor pulls, rides for kids, flea market, food vendors, car show, entertainment, BBQ contest and more.  3 day event.  For more information check out

Disc Golf Course - With the help from grant funding the Park Board has installed a 9 hole disc golf course at the parks.  6 holes at the East Park and 3 holes at the South Park.  Check it out.  Also, new play ground equipment has been installed for the younger ages!