Hello Friends,

What a wonderful time of year! Though most of us do not look forward to this type of weather, I feel there is something special about it. The cold can be brutal, but sometimes it brings peace and serenity if you enjoy being outdoors. If you are not a fan of this weather, have no fear we have something for you. Throughout this guide you will find programs that fit your needs whether you would like to be outside or inside. For those like me who enjoy the outdoors no matter the time of year, don’t forget to join us for our winter hike at Starved Rock State Park. This hike allows you to see a side of Starved Rock that most don’t get to. You can also enjoy the great outdoors by experiencing our Ice Rink. We have once again partnered with the City of Sandwich to provide this fantastic amenity. Grab your skates and join us for a fun time on the ice!  READ MORE

Activities / Events

Stay Tuned for Upcoming NEW Information!

Join us as we travel to Chicago Saturday, April 22nd  (Register by 03-31-23) for a magnificent experience at the ballet.

We will be seeing the Little Mermaid, a gripping tableau of shadows and colors. With sets and costumes of the grandest scale and an original score by composer Lera Auerbach, this fantastical love story makes its long-awaited Chicago debut. You can register for this event by clicking on button or by calling (815)786-8044.

Getting Ready for Spring!



Come join us for a day of activities celebrating the Earth and its beauty. We will plant a tree, walk Harvey Creek Conservation Park and observe the...

Spring Gardening Workshop

Spring Gardening Workshop

This FREE event on April 1st  provides an opportunity for new and experienced gardeners to learn about gardening for their home.  A panel of...

Community Garden Plot

Community Garden Plot

REGISTRATION DATES: Please call our office at 815-786-8044 for more information. RETURNING GARDENERS: Can register after February 1, 2023 NEW...



Zumba Classes  Starting in March, Zumba is moving to the morning. On Tuesdays and Thursdays, we will have sessions starting at 8:30am. What a great...

Junior High Night Returns

Junior High Night Returns

Junior High Night Returns 3-sessions start 01-21-23.  11-14 years of age.  Come join us as we take over the middle school for a couple of hours....

Softball Fundamentals 101

Softball Fundamentals 101

For girl’s (6-8 yrs of age) playing in the upcoming softball season, here is the chance to sharpen your fundamental softball skills and get a leg up...

Lunch Bunches

Barrel + Rye located in Geneva

Barrel + Rye located in Geneva

Barrel + Rye located in Geneva Thursday, May 11, 2023. Register by May 6th. Barrel and Rye is one of the highest rated restaurants in all of Geneva....

Watch for NEW Lunch Brunch trips!

Nats on Maple located in Sycamore

Nats on Maple located in Sycamore

Nat’s on Maple located in Sycamore on May 11, 2023 – register by May 4th. Hop aboard as we take a trip to the charming small town of Sycamore...

Outdoor Activities

James Knights Park is one of our most popular parks in the Sandwich Park District system. This five-acre park is located in the northeast section of the City of Sandwich and has recreational opportunities for all ages. Includes two playground areas which features equipment appropriate for ages toddler through 12 years.

The Sandwich Park District has 12 parks and locations that allow you to enjoy the great outdoors!

Imagine yourself enjoying a crisp fall day listening to the sounds of nature at Harvey Creek Conservation Area located at 1025 Lions Rd, Sandwich, IL 60548

Did you know we have Canoe / Kayak Rentals? Weather permitting.

For more information give us a call at 815-786-8044

Volunteer Opportunities to Help Support the Park District

Get Involved Fall/Winter Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are essential to the success of many of our programs, special events and our beautiful parks.

The volunteer program enables the Park District to offer a high level of quality programming while minimizing staff costs.

Get Involved Winter / Spring Volunteer Opportunities

Spring Egg Hunt

Civil War Encampment

Daddy Daughter Dance

Mother Son Bowling

Email interest to: sandwichparkdistrict@comcast.net or register to volunteer online at sandwichparkdistrict.org under volunteer catalog tab.

Adopt a Park

Are you or is your group interested in

“Adopting a Park”?

Please contact us at

815-786-8044 for more details!


Patriot’s Park Adopted By:

Open Door Rehabilitation Center


Knight’s Park Adopted By:

Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois Troop 10


Board Commissioner Opportunity

Innovative leadership starts with our community elected, seven member Board of Commissioners …
Sandwich Park District visitors and participation are warned that recent Sasquatch / Bigfoot sightings have been reported in and around our parks!  Please keep a lookout and report any sightings to the Park District office by calling us at 815-786-8044.  If confronted by Sasquatch, stay calm, DO NOT RUN!

Take a photo or better yet, give him a “high-five”.  Anything else could be deemed as dangerous and is highly discouraged.


Sandwich Park District 

1001 Latham Street , Sandwich, IL 60548

815.786.8044 office  815.786.6690 Fax

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