Sandwich Memorial Park is the second largest park in the Sandwich Park District system. This fifteen acre park, purchased in 1972 from Everett and Judy Hyatt, is located in the southwest section of the City of Sandwich and has recreational opportunities for all ages. The entrance to this park is located at the intersection of Water Street and Green Street.
The playground area was upgraded in 2017 with a GameTime unit to accommodate children ages one to twelve. A wood chip play surface was installed at the same time to provide safety and soft landings. Parking was added on the east side of the playground with a trail leading to handicap parking and the concession stand.
Sandwich Memorial Park is also “home” to the Sandwich Boys Baseball organization. The ball diamonds were upgraded in 1998 with night lighting. A concession stand near the diamonds provides tasty treats for players and fans. A rookie ball field was added in 2016 complete with bleachers and a backstop.
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 10:00 am. 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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