Yorkville is known as the city with a “river in its heart,” and the Fox River continues to be an anchor and cornerstone for Yorkville’s many recreational activities such as canoeing, kayaking and picnicking. The city of Yorkville boasts over 40 area parks and playgrounds. In
addition, Yorkville’s picturesque countryside is a haven for cycling
In the summer of 2010, Yorkville's Fox River became home to a new Whitewater Park, giving recreational and avid canoers and kayakers access to a new canoe chute and a great whitewater experience.
Additional recreational facilities include the: