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  • Prairie Springs Park and Lake Andrea
  • Prairie Springs Park and Lake Andrea - view from the water
  • Prairie Springs Park and Lake Andrea
  • Iron Girl Pleasant Prairie Women’s Triathlon
  • Prairie Springs Park and Lake Andrea
  • Prairie Springs Park and Lake Andrea - Froggy's Landing
  • Prairie Springs Park and Lake Andrea
  • Prairie Springs Park and Lake Andrea
  • Iron Girl Pleasant Prairie Women’s Triathlon
  • Prairie Springs Park and Lake Andrea

Prairie Springs Park and Lake Andrea

Located at Hwy. 165 and Hwy. H. Prairie Springs Park includes Lake Andrea, RecPlex, and Froggy's Landing. The park features a 2.3-mile paved walking and jogging trail, nature trails, playgrounds, volleyball pits, softball fields, archery ranges, swimming, windsurfing, fishing, sailing and boating. At Froggy's Landing during the summer, rent pedal boats, canoes, or kayaks. Indoor and outdoor spaces in the park are also available for rent to host parties, meetings and more. This is a Village of Pleasant Prairie park.

Lake Andrea Beach is open June 6 through September 7, 2015. Daily hours are Monday - Sunday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm. Adult lap swim 7:00 am - 10:00 am. Lake Andrea water temperature in the summer months varies from 70 to 80 degrees. Please call the front desk at 262-947-0437 to check if the beach is open on days of inclement weather. Beach closures are also indicated on the calendar on the RecPlex Online home page. Beach will close on days where the air temperature does not reach 70 degrees by 1pm.  

Froggy's Landing Boat Rental: the Boat Rental Launch is located at Lake Andrea Beach. Open Daily 10:00am-6:30pm. Last boat will go out at 5:30pm. Rent otter kayaks, double otter kayaks, ocean kayaks, canoes, stand up paddle boards, and pedal boats.

Lake Andrea and Prairie Springs park offers…

  • Lake Andrea: fishing, swimming (lifeguards on duty in summer), wind surfing, sailing, boating
  • Boat landing (no gas powered boats allowed; electric trolling motors only). To put any boat in the water, a DNR watercraft license is needed. Small watercraft may launch from the public ramp at no charge. Those launching small watercraft from Picnic Area #2 and windsurfers launching from Picnic Area #6 must purchase a daily or seasonal Prairie Springs Park pass or be a RecPlex member.
  • A Dog Swim Area is located on the north side of the lake, just east of the boat launch
  • 2.3 mile asphalt walking/jogging trail
  • Children's tot lot playgrounds (two)
  • Archery Range (free with RecPlex membership or seasonal park pass, daily fee must be paid at the RecPlex for non-pass holders)
  • Nature trails
  • The Prairie Farms Trail, which was created with a dual purpose. It serves as both a recreational (running, biking, walking) trail and a utility maintenance trail for a sewer relief line. The trail leads from Prairie Springs Park to Wilmot Road (County Highway C). During 2013, a culvert was installed at the north end of the trail in order to complete the connection. The path was built with recycled millings from 2011 roadwork in LakeView Corporate Park.
  • Sand volleyball pits
  • Restrooms at the Ball field Pavilion and the Wruck Pavilion (only open during summer season)

Go to the listed website for fees.

Prairie Springs Park offers Kenosha County's first park and ride lot (opened in Fall 2014). It's located in the southeast corner of the park and was made possible through cooperative efforts with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, Kenosha County and the Village of Pleasant Prairie. The lot will accommodate approximately 387 vehicles and is intended to promote and support carpooling opportunities.

Pleasant Prairie Dragon Boat Festival

August 1, 2015

A great team building activity! Calling All Teams - Illinois, Wisconsin and Beyond! Dragon Boat Racing dates back to a more than 2,300 year old tradition from Ancient China. 45’ sleek boats donned with dragon heads, tails and scales seat 20 paddlers.

Laps for Literacy

August 1, 2015

The Laps for Literacy 5K Run/Walk is one of the Kenosha Literacy Council's biggest fundraisers of the year! Take a few laps along beautiful Lake Andrea to promote literacy. 

Iron Girl Pleasant Prairie Women’s Triathlon

August 8, 2015 – August 9, 2015

The Iron Girl event series is an opportunity for women of all ages to come together as a community. Embracing seasoned athletes and novices alike, the triathlon features a ½ mile swim, 12 mile bike and 3.1 mile run.  In addition to the sprint triathlon, a 5K has been added to the Sunday, August 9th event.

Pleasant Prairie Junior Triathlon #2

August 8, 2015

This fun and exciting race is just for kids! Broken into two divisions by age, this race is a great way to introduce kids to the benefits of multi-sport participation. 

Scary in the Prairie Fun Run

October 24, 2015

Dress up in your favorite costume and join us for our fall family costume fun run through the wooded trails of Prairie Springs Park.

Veterans Day Ceremony

November 8, 2015

Pleasant Prairie will host a Veterans Day Ceremony to pay special tribute to America’s service men and women.

Run with the Turkeys 5K

November 21, 2015

Join us for our fall 5K race through the trails of Prairie Springs Park.

Breakfast with Santa

December 12, 2015

Visit Santa for breakfast! Registered guests will enjoy a buffet of sausage, pancakes, donuts, juice, coffee or milk.