At one time the city had 16 skating rinks, some hills for sledding, swimming pools all around the town, most within walking distance. All of the rinks are gone now along with the sledding hills and most of the swimming pools.
They are saying that the new Cone Park is a quality of life improvement for Sioux City. Maybe so if you have a car and are rich and live in the newly developing southeast part of town. For the rest of us, it won't make much difference. - Ed Porter, Sioux City