Maple Heights Golf & Country Club
Elma is home to a beautiful 9-hole public golf course.
Mens Day league is every Tuesday beginning at 12:00 p.m.
Ladies Day league is on Wednesdays beginning at 1:30 p.m. in season.
Friday nights the course offers Couples night, with a variety of unique games and meals afterwards.
For more course information please contact Maple Heights @ 641-393-2120 or visit their website (golfelma.com) to access the tournament schedule link.
The Old Roundhouse Trail is a hard surfaced, .44 mile trail from the Elma Trailhead Visitor's center to the Elma City limits. The Old Roundhouse Trail now connects to the Wapsi-Great Western Trail for a nearly 26-mile trek northwest of Elma; past Lylah's Marsh, the ghost town of Acme, and through the communities of Riceville & McIntire. Plans are still underway to further extend your riding/walking adventures going on to Austin MN, making it a roughly 77-mile long trail system once merged. Currently, only 1 mile separates the Wapsi-Great Western & Shooting Star trails, so watch for future news on the progression of merging these two trails as well.
Click on the links below for more information about the Wapsi-Great Western Trail system including newspaper articles about it's progression, also a link to the Shooting Star Trail which is yet to be connected to the Wapsi-Great Western Trail.
Elma's Old Roundhouse Trailhead Visitor Center is at the north depot area, near the covered bridge in the center of town on Busti Avenue. There you will find a public restroom, drinking fountain, as well as a place to rest your feet & read up about the Elma area. The Visitor Center is open seven days a week, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. in season (roughly May-September). Trailhead signage and landscaping in that area was completed as an Eagle Scout project of a local Elma Boy Scout.
Progress! The trail extension into Riceville is proceeding, with paving on portions taking place in June 2017.
Mile Markers installed on the Old Roundhouse portion of the trail from Lylah's marsh into Elma
Landscaping & artwork on the Elma portion of the Wapsi-Great Western Trail system, known as Old Roundhouse Trail.
The Trailhead Visitor Center in Elma is open 7 a.m.-7 p.m. seven days a week in season (approximately May-October). Stop in to use our public restroom, to gather some information about the area or use our newly added water fountain on the south/east side of the building!
Elma offers a Friday night youth roller skating program each winter. Look for the 2018-2019 season details later this Fall. Skating times are: 6:00-7:30 p.m. for ages 0-3rd grade 7:30-9:00 p.m.4th grade through adults Please obey grade levels, but call us if special circumstances (such as new to skating or the need to supervise a younger sibling). Cost is $2.00 per person, which includes skate rental. You may bring your own roller skates, but please NO roller blades! NOTE: If school is cancelled due to weather or in case of extreme wind chill, skating will be cancelled for the night. For more information, phone Kris @ 641-220-4933.
Drift Runners Club, Matt Minear phone 563-380-7142
Stump Jumpers Club, Dan Ptacek phone 641-393-2273