Things To Do

  • Whether you want to watch the game or play the game, Fort Dodge has many different venue options to fit your needs.  
  • Whether you want to watch the game or play the game, Fort Dodge has many different venue options to fit your needs.  
  • Whether you want to watch the game or play the game, Fort Dodge has many different venue options to fit your needs.  

Sporting Venues

Athletes for Education & Success
712 3rd St NW, Fort Dodge,
Phone: (515) 955-2969
Deer Creek Golf Course

Golf Course

2046 130th St., Humboldt, 50548
Phone: (515) 546- 6312
Dodger Stadium

WPA project housing football, baseball and track and field facilities

1930 Elmhurst Avenue, Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Family Bowling Center

Family Bowling Center offers 24 lanes with automatic scoring, bumper lanes for children, a large game room and banquet facilities.  This center, also, offers a cosmic bowling experience with lights and music.  Family Bowling Center hosts numerous league, regional and state bowling tournaments for the mens, womens and youth associations.

3599 5th Ave S, Fort Dodge,
Phone: (515) 576-7664
Fort Dodge Baseball Association

Tournaments are held at Rogers Sports Complex.

Due to a devasting fire on January 18, 2016, The Bat Cave and all of the equipment was lost. We anticipate efforts will be made to relocated and replace as much equipment as possible.  The Bat Cave, located on Central Avenue, has batting cages, pitching mounds and other practice areas. 

Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Phone: (515) 570-1070
Fort Dodge Country Club

The Fort Dodge Country Club is a private golf course  voted "Iowa's 18 Hole Course of the Year" twice.  It features a large practice tee, an area to practice downhill, uphill, and side hill lies, four target greens surrounded by bunkers, a separate lesson tee, three chipping greens, a putting green, and two practice bunkers. Their PGA Professional has a very active teaching program for all golfers. It hosts several golf leagues and tournaments every season.

370 Country Club Drive, Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 955- 8551
Fort Dodge Middle School
800 N 32nd St, Fort Dodge,
Phone: (515) 574-5691
Fort Dodge Senior High

Multiple gyms and competitive swimming pool.

819 North 25th Street, Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Phone: (515)574-5747
Fort Dodge Tennis Club
1812 31st Ave N, Fort Dodge,
Phone: (515) 955-4924
Golf Central / Hanson's Custom Golf

Golf Central helps players stay on-the-top of their game through the winter season by providing a close to real-life the experience with a PGA Simulator, indoor driving range and short game area.  Golf Central offers league play, golf shop, custom fitting, repair and professional lessons. 

809 Central Ave, Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 576- 4653
Harlan and Hazel Rogers Sports Complex

Rogers Sports Complex is a 100 acre venue with 11 Softball & Baseball Fields, 13 Soccer fields, Hall of Fame ticket building, Boulevard of Champions entrance, 4 permanent concession stands, 4 permanent restroom facilities and a 600+ car capacity parking area. Mini Majors fields are youth fields depicting Yankee, Wrigley, Dodger & Veterans Fields.  Diamonds 1 & 2 has air conditioned press boxes, new bleachers with ramps and seating for the disabled. This complex is the home fields for the Ft Dodge Community Schools, St. Edmonds Catholic Schools, Iowa Central Community College, Ft Dodge Baseball Association, Ft Dodge USSSA Girls Fastpitch Association, Ft Dodge Slow Pitch Association, and Ft Dodge Soccer Association.  It has hosted theIowa Girls High School State Softball Tournament since 1970.

1628 Nelson Avenue., Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 576- 2851
Iowa Central Community College-Gyms

Trade Show Facilities, Meeting Space, Gym Space, Auditorium

One Triton Circle, Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Phone: (515) 576-0099
Iowa Outdoors Store

The Iowa Outdoors Store is a locally owned and operated business which takes great pride in the hunting, fishing, and outdoor recreation lifestyle.  

1597 3rd Ave NW, Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 955- 4868
Lakeside Municipal Golf Course

Lakeside Municipal Golf course is a public 18 hole course which includes a long & straight front nine with a short & narrow back nine.  The course has a driving range, clubhouse with pro shop, concessions and a deck.  Multiple tournaments and special events happen at Lakeside throughout the season.  

During the fall months of September-November, Lakeside is well known for its cross country course.  It is the home of the Iowa High School Cross Country Championships which draws the Iowa's best high school runners to Fort Dodge.  It has, also, had the honor of hosting the 2013 and 2015 National Junior College Athletic Association-Division 1-National Cross Country Championships.


1417 Nelson Ave, Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 576- 6741.
Next Edge Performance

Next Edge Performance improves quality of life by Cryotherapy, Fitness Pod, Compression, Infrared Sauna, Oxygen Bar, Oxygen Training, Photobiomodulation Therapy (Red Light Therapy), and Pulse Electromagnetic Field Therapy (PEMF).


2419 5th Avenue S, Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Phone: 515 570-8595
Patterson Field

This unique ball park, situated in southeast Fort Dodge, is designed for young baseball players.  The cool shade from towering oak trees and the peaceful tranquility of the area make Patterson field a favorite gathering spot for families to watch their youngsters play baseball. Established in 1968 by Jerry Patterson,  Patterson Field provides numerous baseball opportunities for all levels of baseball players in North Central Iowa.  

1800 S 18th St, Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Sports Park Raceway

1/2 mile dirt, semi banked track. Select Friday evening races.

2298 S. River Road, Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Phone: (515) 571-4401
Willow Ridge Golf Course

Willow Ridge Golf Course is a 9 hole, 2722 yard Par 37 golf course The course starts with a beautiful elevated tee box and ends with a picturesque Par 3 hitting over a small pond and hitting on to a newly renovated greens. It hosts a variety of golf leagues. Willow Ridge Restaurant is a 170 seat restaurant and event center which is open to the public. 


1788 Madison Ave, Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 576- 5711