The Ainsworth swimming pool includes a lap pool ranging in depth from 3 to 11 feet deep and let the kids play in the wading pool. The pool is open from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend, weather permitting.
East City Park, Courthouse Park, and Catterson Park.
Sellors Barton Museum
US Hwy 20 & Main St, is located in Courthouse Park
Holds historical artifacts and an interpretive display about the sandhills.
The Brown County Historical Society Coleman House and Dixon House contain clothing, furniture, memorabilia, a genealogical file and other Brown County historical information.
24 regulation, lighted courts in the East City Park
home of the 1986 and 1998 World Horseshoe Tournament
Excellent fishing at nearby Pine Creek (trout), Plum Creek (trout), Keller Park and Sandhill Lakes (pan fish) located miles north of Ainsworth, has catfish
Numerous nearby sandhill lakes provide pleasure in the summer for boaters and water skiers. In addition to natural lakes, Merritt Reservoir and Calamus Reservoir are also available for boating, fishing and water skiing. Canoe trips, tubing and tanking are popular on the Niobrara River, just north of Ainsworth
Deer, antelope, pheasant, quail, grouse, dove, duck, and turkey are available in the immediate area