Shelby has numerous parks maintained by the City’s Parks and Recreation Department. All parks have playground equipment, shade trees and barbeque grills.
- Aronow Park has three tennis courts, horseshoe pits, outdoor volleyball court, ice skating rink and a large area to play.
- Johnson Memorial Park offers an indoor swimming pool, wading pool, play structures and picnic areas.
- Shelby’s Lake Sheloole Campground and ball field complex also offers recreational opportunities with 5 ball fields and connection to the 5.2 Roadrunner Recreation Trail. There are also 27 campsites with clean showers and hot water.
- Shelby’s sports complex is adjacent to the Shelby High School track and football field. It features two Little League fields, one Babe Ruth field and a T-ball/practice field that is also used seasonally for the Shelby Youth Soccer Program.