Summer Activities in Full Swing Around Columbus

Summer Activities in Full Swing Around Columbus

COLUMBUS – There are many things you can do this summer in Columbus, including fishing and taking a walk by the lake.

Columbus has countless summer activities for local families and residents in the community to take part in, says Columbus Visitors Bureau Director Deb Loseke.

“We really do have a lot of activities that families can participate in over the summer in Columbus. Obviously our biggest attraction is our Pawnee Plunge Water Park which is set up for all ages, adults down to the little kids. We got four slides, we got a swimming pool, a rock climbing wall, zero entry for the little kids and our greatest attraction is the flow rider so people can come and try to surf in the Pawnee Plunge,” says Loseke.

The school year has ended and students have already started taking part in their summer activities and plans.

Kira Benkendorf and Savana Sathe were fishing Monday, but said they have other activities in mind as well.

Benkendorf says she wants to, “Play softball, swim, and fish”

Sathe says, “fishing and swimming,” are her two favorite things to do while on break from school.

The coming summer months are a great opportunity to visit different types of historical landmarks, restaurants, parks trails, or community events, says Loseke.

“The city parks, they have some lakes you can fish in and we have a list of that in our visitors guide and Loup Public Power also has some parks  that you can fish at, so we have some great different locations that you can fish at, it all depends on what kind of fish you are looking for. Each pond is stocked with different fish and we have that all listed in our visitors guide so you can just request a visitors guide from us or talk to the City of Columbus or talk to Loup Power and we can give you that information.” says Deb Loseke.

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