Goppert Building
(785) 242-1939
Mon - Fri 6:30 AM - 8 PM
Sat 8 AM - 3 PM
Sun 1 PM - 4 PM


Ottawa Recreation Commission (ORC) provides recreational, cultural, educational and leisure activities, as well as programs and events.

With programs designed for preschoolers, youth, teens, adults and seniors, people of all ages and abilities can have fun with their peers while enhancing their own lives. From martial arts, weight rooms, and fitness classes to games, crafts, and day camps, there are plenty of healthy activities that will spark creativity and keep the mind active.

For more information, please contact the ORC office at 785-242-1939 or e-mail our program manager at


The ORC offers a variety of outdoor & nature activities throughout the year.  Check back for details regarding the below programs.

  • Bow Fishing Derby “Rough Fish Roundup”
  • Hunting School
  • Fur Harvesters & Nuisance Animal Control