The city of Raymond is committed to the health and safety of its residents, offering several city parks, playgrounds, and recreation activities. There are five separate city parks with different playground equipment, as well as nature trails that run by Hawk Creek and the lake bottom, a community center and a shelter for picnics and gatherings, a baseball and softball field complex, tennis courts, basketball courts, a a Lions Shelter for family get-togethers, and a park in downtown Raymond that commemorates the city's centennial celebration in 1988.
Hawk Creek Country Club welcomes people to Raymond on the east edge of town. Opened in 1997, Hawk Creek Country Club was built to be a challenge for experienced golfers, but was also framed with beginners in mind. Our beautiful par 36, 9-hole course offers golfing enjoyment at any level. It also includes a full-size driving range, putting green, and a fully stocked clubhouse.
The Raymond Rockets amateur baseball team plays several games at Lilleberg Field each year. The Rockets have been very successful, playing in the state baseball tournament a dozen times since 2000, winning the state title in the fall of 2016. Right behind Lilleberg field, the community built a new baseball/softball complex, and has tennis courts and the MACCRAY East playground on site.
Raymond is a very active town and is set up well for walking, running, and biking. Per capita, Raymond has more active walkers and runners than most cities five times its size. Raymond has easily-walkable, safe neighborhoods that are perfect for kids.