Recreational Programs, Activities and Special Events in Your Community
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With nearly 50 years of serving the Sandwich, Illinois area . . .

It is the purpose of the Sandwich Park District to efficiently and economically provide recreational programs, facilities, and open space which are designed to provide wholesome, constructive and enjoyable leisure time experiences that benefit the individual resident and the community of Sandwich as a whole.


Summer Day Camp

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Week 1 – June 8 through June 12

This all-around camp is open to ages 8 – 12 years,  Participants will enjoy arts/crafts, special events, recreational games, movies, academics and field trips.  Weekly fee includes all field trip fees.  Children will be transported by the park district van.  Fee also includes a camp tee shirt.  Participants should bring snacks, lunches and water bottles.  Athletic shoes are preferred.  Itineraries will be distributed on Fridays for the following week to help with scheduling.  All camp activities are between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.  For an additional fee, before and after care is offered.  Check out our program guide for fees and other information.  To view the schedule for the first week of camp please click here.

Full-Time Seasonal Maintenance Opening

The Sandwich Park District is taking applications for a 40-hour per week, part-time seasonal maintenance position.  Requirements include ability to operate tractors, mowers, power equipment and facility cleaning equipment.  General knowledge of carpentry, plumbing, and electrical repairs, preferred. Starting salary range is $9.50 – $10.50 per hour, depending on experience.  Must be 18 years of age or older, hold a valid driver’s license and pass a standard background check. Applications are available at the David A. Francis Center, 1001 N. Latham Street during normal office hours. Sandwich Park District is an equal opportunity employer.

Help Support Illinois Parks

In an effort to help support Illinois park districts and other recreation agencies that provide after-school programming for our young people, Park District Youth Program License Plates are available. Proceeds from the sale of these plates go to park districts and other agencies that provide innovative, quality after-school programming for area youth. Learn more

Ottawa 2 Rivers Wine Festival

June 6, 2015

The Ottawa 2 Rivers Wine Festival is held annually to bring great wine, lobster and jazz to the area.  Tickets for wine, only are $30.  If you would like to include lobster, tickets are $60.

Virtual Backpack
Virtual Backpack

Looking for a particular registration form or flyer? Check out our virtual backpack here.

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2015 Summer Guide
2015 Summer Guide
Call us 815-786-8044
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