Rumsey Park is an 80-acre facility which contains five picnic ramadas that range in capacity from 20-250 people, two playgrounds, four tennis courts, five softball/baseball fields, two state of the art synthetic grass soccer/football fields, two sand volleyball courts, basketball courts, a swimming pool, a skate park, pickleball courts, and horse shoe pits all lit by a push of a button. Other facilities at the park include a dedicated dog park, a swimming pool, frisbee golf, and the Payson Public Library.
The Parks, Recreation & Tourism office schedules sporting activities, ramada rentals, and scheduling of fields, courts & the pool.
Taylor Swimming Pool
The Town’s seasonal swimming pool program provides participants of all ages diversified aquatic programs. These include activities such as open swim with a diving board, water aerobics, swimming lessons, and lap swimming.
The maintenance at Taylor Pool adheres to the strictest standards of water quality. All managements and lifeguards are certified and the pool maintenance staff is licensed.
Rumsey Skate Park
Rumsey Skate Park is a 10,000 square foot skate park featuring a quarter pipe, mini half-pipe, trick ramp, spine ramp, Bauer box, Funbox, Slider, and a launch ramp.
The skate park is for skateboards and in-line skates only and use is at your own risk, bicycles are not allowed. Helmets and pads must be worn at all times. There are occasional competitions and demonstrations held at the park.
Rumsey Dog Park
This dog park is approximately 8 acres of entirely off-leash gated dog area. Park rules require the dog to be at least 4 months of age and be licensed, tagged, and vaccinated in order to utilize the park.