The Tom Taylor YMCA is 10 minutes away and offers a variety of indoor and outdoor recreations like artist workshops, music programs, camp, dance, a variety of fitness, health and well-being classes, social activities, sports for youth, adults and swimming.
On Purdy Drive NW you can find the Purdy Park & Ride, the Flotation Pub and Grill, NAPA Auto Parts, Bridgeway Market, Dexter’s Drive In, Local Boys Produce & Foods & Taproom, Massimo Italian Grill and the Mexican Food Truck.
Kayakers, boaters and beach goers will enjoy being close to the Purdy Sand Spit and Boat Launch Ramp. This little beach area is also a great spot for public clam and oyster digging open April 1 through April 30. There’s a natural production of Manila, littleneck and butter clams and sometimes goeducks when the tide is really low.
Enjoy 39 acres of lake access, a swimming area, trails, picnic areas, BBQ, playgrounds, and ball field at Horseshoe Lake Park. Two-pole fishing is allowed and you can catch bluegill, largemouth bass and rainbow trout. Adjacent to the lake is the Horseshoe Lake Golf Course - offering elevation changes and tough doglegs with great risk-reward. Horseshoe Lake prides itself on pure greens and lush fairways.