At 246 acres, Rockport Park is Janesville's largest park, with lots of activities for kids and teens. It includes the Peace Park Playground and Pavilion, so named for the 52 foot tall Peace Pole with the inscription "May Peace Prevail on the Earth" in several languages. Go swimming in Rockport Park's 50 meter outdoor pool with a diving well and wading pool (open early June to mid-August, cost for admission) or check out the concession stand, soccer field, historic farmstead (located in the far northwest corner of the park) and well-marked trails of varying degrees of difficulty used for hiking, biking and cross country skiing. Click here to download a printable map of the trails, and click here to see an an up to date Wisconsin Trails Report on the Travel Wisconsin website. Pets are welcome in the park from September 16 through May 14.
The Rockport Pool 2021 season is June 10 through August 15, but the public swim schedule is subject to change based on lifeguard availability. The pool will be open Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, plus additional days as lifeguards are available. Click here to check the website for the public swim schedule.
- 246 acres
- Picnic Tables
- Concession Stand
- Playground Equipment
- Pets Allowed Sept 16 - May 14 (on leash)
- Cross Country Skiing
- Cross Country Skiing Trails
- Open Space
- Handicap Accessible
- Free Parking
The park is open from 5am to 11pm. Park restrooms and facilities are open from April 15 until October 15 of each year. Pool is open June 9 - August 19, 2018, Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 12:30 - 7 PM, Tuesday & Thursday 12:30 - 5 PM, and Saturday & Sunday, Noon - 7 PM.
2801 Rockport Rd - Janesville - WI, 53548