• Donut Dash 5K-10K Run/Walk
    October 15th, 2017
    Time: 10K Race at 8:30 a.m. 5k Race at 9:00 a.m.
    Fee: $28.00 (if registered by October 7th, Saturday)
    $35.00 after October 7th. Race day registration ends half an hour before each race
    Location: Sandwich Fairgrounds: 1401 Suydam Rd. Sandwich, IL 60548
    Doggie Dash: Bring your dog and have them run/walk with you.
    Proceeds From The Race Will Aid Local Food Pantries!


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Our Mission Statement: 

It is the purpose of the Sandwich Park District to efficiently and economically provide recreational programs, facilities, and open space which are designed to provide wholesome, constructive and enjoyable leisure time experiences that benefit the individual resident and the community of Sandwich as a whole.




Lightning Detection

We now have five units and they are located at; Knights Park, Prairie View Elementary, Memorial Park, Veterans Park and the high school concession building. Most of the units are programmed to turn on at 8:00am and off at 9:00pm. The ones at Memorial Park and the high school concession building turn off at 10:00pm due to having lights available for late night activities. When lightning is detected the horn sounds for 15 seconds, only one time. After 30 minutes if no lightning is present the three “all clear” horns sound.




The splash pad CLOSED on Sept. 11th and will re-open on Memorial Day 2018 pending good weather. We hope you had fun this summer and thank you for keeping the park clean. 



October Fitness Classes:

Who wants to get stronger while making great friends? Join us each week for one or more of our Fitness Classes!

Need a great workout?

10/16 Monday Fitness Basics   @10:30AM
10/16 Monday Zumba   @6:30 PM
10/17 Tuesday Yoga   @7:00PM
10/18 Wednesday Chair Yoga  
@ 11:15 AM
10/18 ~NEW~Wednesday – Wonder Women Circuit Training   @5:15 PM
10/19 Thursday Zumba         @6:30 PM

Want to try a class only $7 for one class

Join us and bring a friend!

Sandwich Park District 815-786-8044

2017 Fall.Winter Guide

2017 Fall.Winter Guide

GoFundMe Tennis Project

GoFundMe Tennis Project

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Sandwich Park Foundation

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The Sandwich Park Foundation is a separate 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization whose purpose it is to support the Sandwich Park District and its endeavor to provide quality recreational opportunities to the area. It is the donor’s choice to designate to a specific Sandwich Park District park, program, facility, etc. 

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Sandwich Park District 

1001 Latham Street , Sandwich, IL 60548

815.786.8044 office  815.786.6690 Fax

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