The park system consists of 44 parks covering 425 acres. Two nearby lakes, Lake Mendota and Lake Monona, likewise provide many recreational opportunities, including boating, water skiing, fishing, wildlife programs, and camping.
The Family Aquatic Center features a zero depth swimming pool, waterslides and sand play area. The Youth Baseball Complex is home to baseball and softball programs, as well as Sun Prairie's Little League program. Special attractions include the following:
13 Ball Diamonds
11 Outdoor Skating Rinks
2 Sledding Hills
4 Soccer Fields
Recent additions to Sun Prairie's recreational opportunities include the Pet Exercise Area and the Skateboard Park.