If Oconomowoc area residents aren’t hard at work, chances are they’re out enjoying the area’s myriad cultural and recreational activities and events. Oconomowoc’s many lakes and rolling woodlands are the setting for four seasons of outdoor recreation. For generations, summer has been an especially popular time to get out and enjoy the area’s amenities. The area’s rivers, lakes and ponds make it perfect for the whole range of water activities, including swimming, water skiing, sail boarding, fishing and boating of all types. The city’s Parks and Recreation Department administers 33 parks, and sponsors activities and fitness programs for youths and adults ranging from ballroom dance to Tae Kwon Do. The YMCA located in the Pabst Farms Development provides an array of sports programs and activities for the entire family in its new 115,000-square-foot facility.