Hiding Spot Park 307 Park St, Yorkville, IL60560 Hiding Spot Park is an award-winning mini-park with a musical theme. It covers about 1.5 acres on Park Street north of…More the Fox River. Kids can make their own music on plastic bongos, drums, horns, whistles and other rhythm instruments built right into the playground. There is also a climbing wall, two bocce ball courts, a picnic area, a sand box and a shelter. Hiding Spot Park won the Illinois Park and Recreation Association's 2007 Outstanding Facility & Parks Award - Division II.
Green's Filling Station Park Autumn Creek Blvd & Crimson Ln, Yorkville, IL60560 Green's Filling Station Park, near Autumn Creek Elementary School, embodies a transportation theme, with street markings…More on the asphalt walkways and mock street lights at the walkway intersections. The park also includes a cement skateboard ramp and athletic diamond. There is no parking lot dedicated to the park, but visitors can easily walk from the lot at the elementary school.
Purcell Park 325 Fairhaven Dr, Yorkville, IL60560 Purcell Park is a small neighborhood park with a playground targeted for preschoolers. The playground has a jungle gym…More with slides and a swing set. Picnic tables and benches are also available.
Silver Springs State Park 13608 Fox Rd, Yorkville, IL60560 Silver Springs State Park is a state park located in Yorkville. It offers fishing, hiking and other outdoor activities,…More as well as public bathrooms and concessions.
Crawford Park 201 Windham Cir, Yorkville, IL60560 Located at the north end of River's Edge subdivision, Crawford Park is a quiet neighborhood park. A blacktop path, ideal…More for biking or walking, leads down to the Fox River. Crawford Park can be a peaceful nature retreat for individuals, groups or families.
Emily Lynn Sleezer Memorial Park 837 Homestead Dr, Yorkville, IL60560 Emily Lynn Sleezer Memorial Park is a mini-park built in 2002, named for a 3-year-old girl who died in 2001. The…More park's entrance is off Homestead Drive and leads to a trail that winds through the subdivision. Emily Lynn Sleezer Memorial Park covers almost an acre of land and features basketball, a fully-appointed playground with swings, a tube slide, multi-level climbing devices and a picnic area.
Bicentennial Riverfront Park 201 E Hydraulic St, Yorkville, IL60560 Bicentennial Riverfront Park is a five-acre community park on the south bank of the Fox River. Built by volunteers on…More Hydraulic Street, Bicentennial Riverfront Park makes optimum use of the river, with abundant fishing, plus canoe and kayak access to the white water chute. There is also a beautiful view of the Glenn Palmer Dam as you follow the trail along the river and the picnic area, playground and river-side pavilion are popular community gathering spots in the summertime.
Raintree Village Park A 524 Parkside Ln, Yorkville, IL60560 Raintree Village Park A is a 0.7-acre mini-park with a dinosaur theme, and a secret for kids who know just the right…More place to begin their careers as archaeologists. Just east of the Raintree Village subdivision clubhouse, this park has a picnic area and replica palm trees, plus a playground with a keyboard and simple songs for children with a musical bent. The playground has dinosaurs to climb upon and a sand area that rewards the careful digger with a buried dino fossil.
Located adjacent to Route 47, Yorkville's town square park hosts seasonal events such as Yorkville's Fourth of…More July festival and parade, homecoming parade, memorial day ceremony, farmers markets, craft shows, concerts and more. The park is also home to the American Legion Perpetual Flame in recognition of America's veterans. The gazebo at the park's center is a popular spot for photo shoots and can be rented out for special occasions.
Rice Park 545 Poplar Dr, Yorkville, IL60560 Rice Park is a 1.25-acre mini-park built with a transportation theme, which allows kids from 5 to 12 years old to…More drive to their imaginary heart's content. With two working stoplights, an operational parking meter, realistic signage and a filling station, children will get an early taste of life on the road, while learning safe motoring habits. Located in the River's Edge subdivision, Rice Park also offers Funnelball, a full playground and picnic area, a walking trail, a pavilion and a sand box.
Fox Hill West Park 1711 John St, Yorkville, IL60560 Fox Hill West Park is one of two parks in the Fox Hill subdivision, and stretches across almost 20 acres. The park has…More a baseball/softball diamond and a 12-hole disc golf course. Walking trails cross the multipurpose open space and natural areas, including nearby Rob Roy Creek.
Junior Women's Club Park at Heartland Circle 1267 Taus Cir, Yorkville, IL60560 Kids have a blast at the Junior Women's Club Park at Heartland Circle. They can let their imaginations soar as they…More climb aboard a 30-foot rocket at the center of this 5-acre neighborhood park and count down a trip into outer space. Made possible by a donation from the Yorkville Junior Women's Club, this space-themed park also has plenty for earthlings to do, including basketball, an A-OK playground, a picnic area and Mission Control shelter, a sand box, multipurpose open space, walking trail and a skate bowl. At Junior Women's Club Park at Heartland Circle, fun commences in 10...9...8...
Fox Hill East Park 1474 Sycamore Rd, Yorkville, IL60560 Fox Hill East Park is a neighborhood park covering almost four acres of multipurpose open space, one of two parks…More in the Fox Hill subdivision. It has a baseball/softball diamond, basketball courts, a soccer field and a walking trail. The playground features a gazebo, slides, ladders and more. When the kids get tired or hungry, the whole family can gather around the picnic tables for a rest.
Cannonball Ridge Park 2087 Northland Ln, Yorkville, IL60560 Cannonball Ridge Park is a 3.2-acre neighborhood park with a Civil War theme. Located in the Cannonball Ridge…More subdivision, it sticks to its theme via a Civil War-style fence, stone wall, and prairie grass, as well as the Fort Cannonball motif on the playground, which is geared for kids two to five years old. Cannonball Ridge Park also caters to older children with basketball hoops and a space for skateboarders.
The Parks and Recreation Dept.'s mission is "to create unique recreational and park experiences that enrich lives and…More create a sense of community." The department is part of city government and does not receive a separate tax levy, although the department also is under the direction of a seven-member advisory board. The department is responsible for more than 40 parks, as well as the REC Center, basketball and soccer leagues and other programs.
This office is not open to walk-in customers but staff based here is available by phone.
Kiwanis Park 1809 Country Hills Dr, Yorkville, IL60560 Kiwanis Park is a 2-acre neighborhood park built with the theme of a Wild West fort. Located near Illinois Highway 71…More on the south side of Yorkville, Kiwanis Park features a basketball court that sports the Kiwanis International logo and a walking path that winds through the multipurpose open space. The playground has log-cabin accents and is accessible via wheelchair ramp. It includes slides, ladders, walkways and a simple keyboard with musical notes so kids can play songs. The picnic area and pavilion also has a sand box.