Activity Level is High in Bloomington
As for outdoor adventures, the city of Bloomington is home to more than 30 parks on almost 2,300 acres, including ball fields, tennis courts, playgrounds and walking trails. Miller Park features miniature golf, a zoo, a bandstand with weekly productions during the summer, and a nine-hole Frisbee golf course.Normal also features parks and several aquatic facilities. Fairview Family Aquatic Center includes two big water slides and zero-depth entries, and a $2.5 million renovation in 2008 created a splash area and a special kids’ zone. The Pepsi Ice Center, owned and operated by the city of Bloomington provides a venue for more than 200 skaters ages 3 to 18 who are enrolled in the youth hockey program, and more than 30 adults take part in the learn-to-play-hockey program each year. The Connie J. Link Amphitheater located along Constitution Trail features free movie nights, a concert series and other outdoor family entertainment in the summer and fall.