By Year 5 the facility will host over 200 events
with over 38,000 participants and 80,000 spectators
for a total attendance of just under 120,000
"Build it and they will come.
Baseball and basketball tournaments are huge revenue builders
for the community."
MEET THE FRIENDS
"WISCONSIN'S PARK PLACE"
Janesville is known as "Wisconsin's Park Place". Its 2,590-acre park system includes 64 improved parks, as well as boat launches, golf courses, and nature trails.
Janesville features 30 miles of paved, off-road trails, including Janesville's segment of the Ice Age Trail, connect many neighborhoods, parks and attractions. In the winter, the trails, parks and greenbelt system for cross country skiers and snowshoeing
Janesville has an internationally themed, award-winning botanical garden, Rotary Gardens.
THE ROCK AQUA JAYS
The Rock Aqua Jays are the most successful water-ski show team in the world with 62 tournament victories. The team regularly hosts the National Ski championships and the World Water Ski Show tournament.
THE JANESVILLE JETS
Since 2009, Janesville has been home to the Jets, a junior hockey team in the North American Hockey League who play at the current Janesville Ice Arena. The 2014-15 NAHL Organization of the Year has helped more than 100 young men achieve their dreams of playing NCAA hockey, and players perform more than 2,000 total hours of community service every year.
Redevelopment is underway of the Town Square along the Rock River which will provide a pedestrian bridge, a riverwalk, a Great Lawn gathering space, a festival street and the integration of local restaurants and bars.