Porter Park has been the traditional gathering place for community events and is home to the Idaho Centennial Carousel (open during the summer months), the Rexburg Splash Pad, and the Beehive Federal Credit Union Pavilion. The park has a large open grass area, tennis courts, tree covered lawn, picnic shelters and children's play grounds.
Porter Park is an urban park, providing open space and recreational amenities for high density residential housing via public open space. The park features a performance stage, Splash Park, carousel, kid’s playground, tennis courts, basketball court, walking path, and 2 shelters. The South Shelter is the biggest shelter in the city with 17 tables. The North Shelter has 8 tables. The Splash Park is free and open every day from Memorial Day to Labor Day from 10:00am-9:00pm.