Photo by Merrill Youth Hockey Association

Merrill Area Recreation Complex (MARC)/Smith Center

1100 Marc Dr, Merrill, WI  54452-3516
The Merrill Area Recreation Complex (MARC) covers 96 acres. It has four youth softball fields, three multi-purpose softball/baseball fields, youth and adult soccer fields, and a 2.5-mile walking, biking, cross-country ski, and snowshoe trails that links to Council Grounds State Park. There is playground equipment on site for children. The MARC is the home of Smith Multi-Purpose Center, and features rental space for large functions and gatherings. It includes an indoor ice arena (Oct.-March), a community room and refreshment stand. The Bierman Family Aquatic Center is a public outdoor swimming pool with full concession stand. A dog park for large and small dogs is also on MARC grounds.