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Gift Cards

Rockford Park District gift cards can be used towards admissions, lessons or clinics (not private), leagues, golf rounds, golf practice centers, entrance to Magic Waters Waterpark; horseback riding trail rides, wagon rides or other activities at Lockwood Park, Sapora Playworld, ice skating at Riverview Ice House or Carlson Ice Arena, Forest City Queen cruise, a Trolley ride, various season pass options, gift shops, and a variety of rental opportunities offered throughout the Rockford Park District.

This gift card may be used at food and beverage locations operated by the Rockford Park District, gift shops, (Aquatics facilities, Ice facilities, Magic Waters Waterpark, Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens, Snow Park at Alpine Hills, Mercyhealth Sportscore One, Mercyhealth Sportscore Two), but ARE NOT valid for contracted or leased operations. The gift card CANNOT be used for admission to museums, West Rock Wake Park, or Zip Rockford.

The card is not redeemable for cash. Lost or stolen cards will not be replaced.

How to Purchase

Rockford Park District gift cards can be purchased in person only during regular business hours at the UW Health Sports Factory or Carlson Ice Arena.


Save time and buy an online voucher for a friend or loved one.

eGift Values Available:

  • $25
  • $50
  • $75
  • $100

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In 2016, our community voted Rockford Park District as a top 4 employer in having the “Best Overall Leadership”, “Best Employee Recognition Program”, “Best Benefits”, and “Best Place to Host a Work Outing at Magic Waters”!

Working for the Rockford Park District is a way of life as our job and mission is to "Help People Enjoy Life." We encourage staff to tap into their passion, creativity, and enthusiasm. Our Culture of "Relationships to Results" is truly apparent among staff, customers, partners, and community organizations in helping to make the Rockford region a better place to live, work, and play.

In 2012, the Rockford Park District received the National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation from the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA). This means that the Rockford Park District is known as the best park district in the nation!

The Rockford Park District offers a great benefits program, free ongoing internal education and development classes, and an award winning wellness program.

Invest in your future now by joining our team of dedicated professionals! Help us be the "best" urban park and recreation system in North America, as judged by those we serve! The Rockford Park District is a world-class employer, with progressive job opportunities for growth during all stages of your career.

The Rockford Park District is an EEO Employer

Volunteer Opportunities

"Volunteers are priceless..."

Thank you for your interest in becoming a volunteer at the Rockford Park District! Volunteers are vital to our success and growth, and we are honored you have selected us to serve your community and neighboring citizens in sharing your valuable time, talent, energy and skills.


For the Rockford Park District to be the best urban parks and recreation system in North America, as measured by national standards and the citizens we serve.


It is the mission of the Rockford Park District “to help people enjoy life” by providing an exceptional park and recreation system

Volunteer Mission Statement

Volunteers help improve the quality of life in the Rockford Park District thanks to their environmental stewardship, support, and contributions. These efforts will help to transform the region into a Top 25 community.


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This form should only be completed if you have performed volunteer services on behalf of the Rockford Park District during the preceding 12 months.

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Community Partners

The Rockford Park District maintains partnerships with many organizations and service providers in our community. While we provide services directly and do what we do “best,” we support the efforts of these recreation and leisure providing partners and work in collaboration so that we don’t compete with them and let them do what they do “best.”

Agricultural Programs

Aquatic Programs

Astronomy Programs

Baseball, T-Ball and/or Softball Programs

Basketball Programs

Bicycle Groups

Bicycle Motocross

Cheerleading Programs

Figure Skating Programs

Floor Hockey Programs

Football Programs

Frisbee®/Disc Golf Groups

Gymnastic Programs

Hockey Programs

Indoor Tennis Programs

Martial Arts Programs

Pickleball Programs

Radio Controlled Flying Programs

Running Programs

Soccer Programs

Tourism & Economic Development

Volleyball Programs

Waterskiing Programs

Wrestling Programs


The Rockford Park District is a proud partner with the Neighborhood Centers Alliance agencies. These community centers play an integral role in delivering neighborhood-based services that include positive, safe, and fun activities for youth and teens to play.


For the Rockford Park District to be the best urban park and recreation system in North America, as measured by national standards and the citizens we serve.


To 'help people enjoy life' by providing a quality park and recreation system.

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