Milestone Park is one of the larger parks in the Sandwich Park District system. This twenty acre park at 1375 North Castle Street is situated in the northwest section of the City of Sandwich has recreational opportunities for all ages. The first ten acres of this park were purchased in 1972 with funds received from a HUD grant.
This park is host to five softball diamonds and one diamond for tee ball play. Dugouts were added in 1996 to provide shade for players.
A four-court tennis court was built in 1978 in memory of Verna Graf, past president of the Sandwich Park District Board. These courts were renovated in 2000 with a new asphalt overlay.
Game Time playground module was purchased in 1996 and was installed by members of the Sandwich Park District Board. Later, in 1997, the concession stand was built to provide refreshments during softball and tee-ball games. In 2006 the concession stand was added on to provide storage for equipment.
The new skate park was constructed in 2013 in the north section of Milestone Park. The cement structure was designed by Spohn Ranch and is open to the public. The park allows skateboarders and BMX bikers of all ages to practice and improve their skills. Watch our Program Guide for clinics and activities at the Skate Park.
In 2014 a splash pad was added to the west of the girls softball fields on a 5.5-acre parcel donated to the Sandwich Park District. Entrance to the splash pad is located on Fairwind Boulevard. This water park features in-ground shooting sprays, dumping buckets and spraying “corn cobs”. The park will operate from Memorial Day to Labor Day each year, as weather permits.
The skate park and splash pad were built in conjunction with a matching grant from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources at a cost of $1.5 million.
We welcome you to enjoy all of our parks!
The Sandwich Park District is proud to be the custodians of multiple parks within the city limits of Sandwich and Harvey Creek Conservation Area which is located on Lions Road just east of Dayton Street.
All parks in the system are maintained by the Sandwich Park District maintenance staff with utmost care in providing a safe, clean environment for your family’s recreational needs. Please take time to visit a park near your home and enjoy the great outdoors!
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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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