There are 14 community parks within the City of Yankton. The largest are Fantle Memorial Park (home of the Huether Family Aquatics Center) and Riverside Park (home to Yankton's Riverboat Days among many other celebrations). There are quaint neighborhood parks and just some great places for kids to play. Another prominent park in Yankton is Westside Park. It is currently undergoing a major renovation that will enhance the visitor experience there, as well.
Lewis and Clark Recreation Area is also has several parks and beaches.