Located in Southwest Kansas , there are unlimited recreational activities in the area. Thirteen public parks, 22 public tennis courts, an 18-hole public golf course, as well as an 18-hole private country club course, fitness trails, swimming pools, new baseball and soccer complexes, motor race tracks, an in-town private recreational lake and a complete city recreation program invite participation in physical fitness activities. This community is home to a repertory theater, Center for Arts, and a local band, chamber orchestra, traveling theater, college theater, and symphonies. Located within driving distance of the Rocky Mountains and metropolitan areas for shopping and additional entertainment. The school system is highly respected with a new high school and 3 new grade schools. A 2 year community college with 4 year degrees are offered by state universities.