Harrisburg Township Park District
921 W. Poplar St. ♦ Harrisburg, IL  62946 ♦ phone: 618.252.2111 ♦ fax: 618.253.4511

Park Office Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday  ♦  Memorial Park Curfew:  11 p.m. to 7 a.m. 

The Mission of the Harrisburg Township Park District is to enhance the quality of community life by ensuring recreational programming and services to all people regardless of their age, sex, race, religion, socioeconomic status and level of physical or mental ability. 

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Important News:



The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) has been awarded a grant from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) under the Open Space Lands Acquisition & Development (OSLAD).

This project is being financed, in part, with funds from IDNR, OSLAD grant program.

Contracts will be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder whose bid properly addresses and complies with the invitation, as well as most advantageous to the HTPD, considering price as well as discounts, freight or transportation costs.

HTPD is offering contracts on eight various projects as follow:

1.    Outdoor lights along the over half mile walking trail

2.    Construction of a new crossover bridge over a small section of our lagoon

3.    New outdoor stand-alone restrooms

4.    Replace ball field lights at Gibbs Field

5.    Re-open baby pool at Bill Trees Memorial Pool

6.    Expand or construct parking lots at three locations

7.    Construct new ball field at Shaw Street property

8.    Construct new Multi-Purpose court

All projects are time sensitive and must be completed within the allotted scope listed for each project.

You may stop by the HTPD office at 921 W Poplar St to get details and requirements for each project or call 618-252-2111 if you have questions.

Thank You.

Ron Emery

Park Executive Director

Posted 4/16/14



Coming up:

Fishing Tournament

Contest begins at 8:00 AM, Saturday, June 7th and ends Friday, July 12th, 2014. Bring the tag off of your fish into the park office located at 921 W. Poplar St. for a FREE prize!




How do I register for a program?  

Registration for all programs is on a first come, first serve basis. 

Most programs will accept registration at their first scheduled

meeting.  No refunds will be given after the first scheduled

class unless individuals are under unavoidable circumstances. 

 In these cases, a $5.00 fee will be assessed from the price of

the cancelled program.


Can I drop off my children at a program/sports event early?

Children/Youth under the age of 18 who are participating in

Harrisburg Park District Programs / Sports Events may not be left unattended on Park property at any time.


What if there is bad weather?

Safety of our participants is our first priority. Supervisors are

instructed to cancel outdoor programs if bad weather is

in the area.  If bad weather does move into our area, it

is our policy to  have parents pick up their children immediately.


Can I pay by credit card?

Yes.  The Park District accepts Mastercard, Visa, and

Discover credit cards.


Can anyone attend a Park Board Meeting?

Yes.  The public is cordially invited to attend these meetings. 

Any citizen wishing to be placed on the agenda may

call the Park Office at 618.252.2111. All board meetings

will be held at 8:00 am at the Park Main Office located

at 921 W. Poplar St.


2014 Board Meeting Schedule

Harrisburg Township Park District


                          January 15               July 16

                          February 19             August 20

                          March 19                 September 17

                          April 16                    October 15

                          May 21                    November 19

                          June 18                    December 17



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