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Tatley-Eagles Park

  602 Airport Rd. Tatley-Eagles Park is an 18.7 acre facility which has two baseball diamonds with a grass infield and pitching mounds, two batting cages, a parking lot, a playground, restrooms and a warming house for the hockey and …
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Capital Ice Complex/Schaumberg Arena and Wachter Arena

Sam McQuade Sr. Softball Complex

1100 N. Washington St. The Sam McQuade Sr. Softball Complex is roughly 9.5 acres in size and has four ball diamonds, one restroom building, a tournament building, playground and picnic shelter.  Football fields are installed in the outfields in the …
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Kiwanis Park

318 S. Washington St. This 13-acre park is located on S. Washington St., just south of Memorial Highway. There are two picnic shelters, so if you head to this park, pack a lunch or a snack. The park has two …
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Pioneer Park

1500 River Road You could call Pioneer Park a sibling to Chief Looking’s Village. Located just “below” Chief Looking’s Village, Pioneer Park is a beautiful place for you to park and then start your walk, or run, or bike, or …
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Steamboat Park

1970 River Road You can enjoy the Missouri River, the trails, some art and some history all in one trip when you visit Steamboat Park, Steamboat Plaza and Keelboat Park. These parks all skim the banks of the river, right …
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Sons of Norway Park

1502 E. Bismarck Expressway This park has a good combination of “I want to just read a book” green space, combined with “Let’s play tennis or volleyball or horseshoes.” This park has two picnic shelters, a skate park and a …
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Optimist Family Park

2098 N. 16th Street Have you ever seen a sundial? Optimist Family Park is tucked away and appears before you as a green, family friendly neighborhood park on Spaulding Ave. and N. 17th St.  Bring along a basketball if you …
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North Central Park

830 Central Ave. North Central Park, bounded by Central, Capitol and N. 8th and 9th Streets is a park with year round activity options. Round up some folks for tennis, softball, volleyball or basketball. Have an autumn picnic at the …
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Sleepy Hollow Park

  2899 E. Divide Ave. Sleepy Hollow Park entered into the park district’s system of parks in 1977. There is a large picnic shelter and playground. This park has double duty  when it comes to trails. A 3.78 mile walking …
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