Side Lake Rec Center


The Town of French administers a recreation facility and a community building at 7548 Highway 5 in Side Lake. Located adjacent to Highway 5, across from the McCarthy Beach Road. The facilities are available to the public.


The Side Lake Recreation Complex consists of:

  • Playground Equipment – jungle gym, swings, slide, and sandbox
  • Universal Tennis and Pickle Ball Court / Basketball Court
  • Bocce Ball Courts
  • Gaga Ball Pit
  • 18-Hole Disc Golf Course – Download or Print Map Here
  • Regulation-Size Baseball Field
  • Sliding Hill for Wintertime Fun
  • Hiking / Ski Trail System
  • 2 Sand Volleyball Courts
  • Concession Stand – may be utilized by request
  • Restrooms – available spring through fall
  • Hockey Rink and Warming Shelter – open to the public when conditions warrant

Available for Private Use:

Community Building – Community Room and Full-Size Kitchen available. Click here for more information.

Pavilion – An open air facility with picnic tables. Open in summer for public use. Click here for more information.