Wellington offers a wide variety of recreation through various outlets. There are 10 parks throughout the city which offer fishing, playgrounds, go cart racing, summer ball, disc golf, walking trails, and skating. There is the Wellington Golf Club for the golf enthusiasts. The 18-hole course has two putting practice greens and a driving range with tees at both ends so players can work on shots in different wind conditions. The Pro Shop offers the latest in equipment and clothing.
The Wellington Recreation Commission offers year-round programs for all ages. They manage the day to day operations of the Memorial Auditorium where the Fitness Center is located and other WRC events are held.
Home to the Sailfish, the local swim team, The Wellington Aquatic Center, is cool fun during the summer.
In 2013, the Heat, a national power baseball team relocated to Wellington. The team is comprised of high school graduates, community college and university students that have the potential to further their baseball careers. With the guidance of the Heat organization, many players are exposed to scouting by major league baseball.
These young athletes bring a sense of pride to Wellington from their own backgrounds. Living with host families the players connect with the community by participating in the annual Wheat Festival activities, signing autographs for fans, lending a helping hand when needed and in various other manners.
Wellington Lake Has So Much To Offer!
There are beautiful campsites with electric and water hook-ups available. (Wireless Internet Coverage) Three (3) large boat ramps for easy access to the lake.The handicap-accessible fishing pier is well lit and safe. A fish cleaning station has been installed with access to water and electricity. Well-maintained covered picnic areas with grills for those just visiting for the day. Two shower/restroom facilities available. Swimming area away from boat and fishing activity. In the fall duck blind rental is available.
Three museums can be found throughout Wellington, each with different perspectives of history. The Chisholm Trail Museum is located on the Washington Street across from the historic Sumner County Courthouse. Further south on Washington Street is the National Depression Glass Museum. The third museum is the Panhandle Railroad Museum located in Sellers Park.