The largest park area is Memorial Park. This park complex offers the Russell Municipal Golf Course, swimming pool, tennis courts, Frisbee golf course, horse shoe pits, base ball and soft ball fields along with t-ball fields. A skateboard park with lights.The City of Russell has no reservations on shelter houses
Through a large community effort, the Play Park was constructed in Memorial Park. The state of the art facility was built in seven days by volunteer labor. The entire play park was constructed on site with only a very few pieces of playground equipment pre-manufactured.