Rockford Park District
Helping People Enjoy Life!
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Contact Us

Contact Us

The Rockford Park District's highest purpose is to establish and maintain a high level of citizen confidence and support. We can only be responsive if there is two-way communication between our citizens and customers, and we are committed to providing you with many methods and feedback systems to let us know how we are doing in your eyes.

We welcome public comment at our Board of Commissioners meetings at the Webbs Norman Center. Click here for our full board meeting schedule.

You can also submit your feedback online by clicking the link below.

Webbs Norman Center
Administrative Offices
401 South Main Street
Rockford, IL, 61101

815.987.8800


Customer Experience Locations

    Carlson Ice Arena

    Riverside & Perryville | Loves Park, IL 61111 | 815.969.4069 | 815.654.7473 (FAX)

    Hours

    • Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    • Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    • Sunday: CLOSED
     

    Mercyhealth Sportscore Two

    8800 E. Riverside Blvd. | Loves Park, IL 61111 | 815-987-8890

    Hours

    • Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    • Saturday - Sunday: CLOSED
     

    UW Health Sports Factory

    305 S. Madison St. | Rockford, IL 61101 | 815.987.8800 | 815.316.9600 (FAX)

    Hours

    • Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    • Saturday - Sunday: CLOSED
     

    Washington Park Community Center

    3617 Delaware St. | Rockford, IL 61102 | 815.987.1612

    Hours

    • Monday - Friday: 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    • Saturday - Sunday: CLOSED
     

    Donation Requests

    Small quantities of coupons/passes are donated, upon request, to non-profit organizations and fundraising events.


    Special Use Permits


    Metal Detector Permits

    If you like to search for buried treasure in the parks (or maybe dig up some spare change), you must first obtain a metal detecting permit from the Customer Service Office. In addition to the permit, you will receive tips on digging and replacing the hole, as well as regulations regarding the use of metal detectors in the parks.

    Permit Fee: $10; $7 resident

    Please note metal detecting is prohibited at: Aldeen Golf Course, Atwood Park, Beattie Park, Elliot Golf Course, Ekberg-Pine Park, Ingersoll Golf Course, Manor Park, Sandy Hollow Golf Course, Sinnissippi Golf Courses, Sportscore One, Sportscore Two, and RPD leased property such as Alpine Hills Adventure Park, Harlem Community Center Sports Complex, and Standfield Beach.


    Freedom of Information Act

    The Rockford Park District complies with the intent and spirit of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is the principal Illinois statutory enactment governing the inspection of public records.

    The FOIA provides access to all "agency records", except those which are specifically exempted within the Act. Exemptions are listed in Section 7 of the FOIA. Further, the FOIA permits "any person" to request access agency records.

    A person can request public records in person, on the telephone or in a written letter. When requesting information in person, a "Freedom of Information Request" form needs to be completed by the person requesting the information. In the case of a request over the telephone, the Freedom of Information Officer for the District will complete the FOIA request form, forward a copy to the person making the request, and keep the required copy on file. When making a written request, be as specific as you can regarding the information you are requesting and be sure to include a phone number and return address. All requests should be directed to the Rockford Park District, Freedom of Information Officer.

    The FOIA states that requests be responded to within five (5) business days. However, the FOIA Officer may request an extension if the information requested will take longer to assemble. Also, the District may charge a minimal fee for reproduction of materials.

    The Rockford Park District Freedom of Information Officer, Rose Rostamo, can be reached by telephone at 815-987-1595 or in writing at 401 S. Main Street, Rockford, IL 61101-1321. You can also click the link below, save the form to your computer, complete it, and then click on the e-mail button in the top right corner to send it to our office to be processed.