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, or click here from your smartphone to open a GPS enabled interactive map. 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. Click here for pavilion rental information or contact the City of Janesville Parks and Recreation Divisions.

The Rockport Pool 2024 season is June 8 through August 18. The pool will be open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 12:30 PM to 6:30 PM, Tuesday and Thursday from 12:30 PM to 5 PM, and Saturday and Sunday from 12:30 PM to 6:30 PM.

  • 246 acres
  • Restrooms
  • Pavilion(s)
  • Picnic Tables
  • Concession Stand
  • Trails
  • Playground Equipment
  • Pet/Dog Friendly Sept 16 - May 14 (on leash)
  • Soccer
  • Sledding
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cross Country Skiing Trails
  • Snowshoeing
  • Wooded
  • Open Space
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Free Parking

Admission Fee: Free
Hours: 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.
Address: 2801 Rockport Rd - Janesville - WI, 53548
Phone: (608) 755-3025