James Knights Park is one of the most popular parks in the Sandwich Park District system. This five acre park, purchased in 1970, is located in the northeast section of the City of Sandwich and has recreational opportunities for all ages.
Two playground areas were rejuvenated in 2000 and feature equipment appropriate for ages toddler through 12 years. A sand volleyball court and one basketball court are also open for public use on a daily basis. Spring and fall soccer games are practiced and played in this park each year. The open air shelter provides picnic tables for our guests and a great place to relax while watching a soccer game. The shelter may be used for gatherings on a first come, first served basis or be rented. Portable toilets are provided during the summer months. There is a drinking fountain available as well as a beverage vending machine.
Weatherbug Lightning Detection Systems
The Sandwich Park District has activated 5 New Lightning Detection Systems. The systems will be tested on the first Tuesday of each month at 10:00am. The units are at Milestone Park, HS Concession Stand, Knights Park, Memorial Park and Veterans Park.
For more information, pictures, videos and complete instructions for park and outdoor facility users, please refer to the Lightning Detection System Video Link for the WeatherBug Lightning Detection Systems:
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!
Click each park location to learn more:
- David A. Francis Center
- Ernest Memorial Park
- Harvey Creek Conservation Area
- Henderson Park
- James Knight Park
- Milestone Park
- Sandwich Memorial Park
- Patriot’s Park
- Veteran’s Park
- Skate Park
- Splash Park
- Westfield Park
Sandwich Park District
1001 Latham Street , Sandwich, IL 60548
815.786.8044 office 815.786.6690 Fax
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