Paul Emery Park
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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Shelter Reservations

 

SHELTERS

Shelter reservations are on a first-come, first-serve basis. The Harrisburg Park District has a variety of ten shelters and one bandstand. Reservation fees are $20.00 for half day and $30.00 for all day. Fees are due within forty-eight hours of making the reservation. You must sign the shelter reservation agreement form at the park office. Please contact the park office early to ensure the shelter of your choice will be available on the desired date. Reservations are posted in the shelter reservation box located near each shelter. Check out our shelters below!

Click here to print a reservation form to fax

(618) 253-4511 or drop off at the Park Office.

 

AMAX SHELTER

Handicap accessible

Seats 80

Parking

Plug-in electricity

Water fountain

Playground

Large grill in center

Restroom behind shelter

Located on Herbert St.

Next to the Bandstand

BAKER SHELTER

Located on Herbert St.

*New* Playground

Parking

Electricity

Water fountain

Seats 40

Walking distance from Park Lagoon

Restrooms by Amax Shelter

Grill for cooking out

BIRCH SHELTER

Right next to the Park Lagoon

Seats 40

Water fountain

Electricity

Great for fishing

Close to Tot Lot

Two restrooms close by

Parking past a small lawn area

Nearest to Dennison St.

Grill for cooking out

KIWANIS SHELTER

Located on Shaw St.

Parking

Seats 20

Near Shaw St. Diamond

Nearby Restrooms

LIONS CLUB SHELTER

Corner of Raymond and Dennison St.

Beside Gibbs Field

Parking

Playground

Electricity Handicap Accessible

Water fountain

Large grill

Seats 100

Restrooms behind Gibbs Field

MAPLE SHELTER

Just outside the Tot Lot

Behind the Park Pool

Close to the Tot Lot and Pool

Water Fountain

Electricity

Parking

Seats 80

Access to two restrooms

PATTON SHELTER

Located on Herbert St.

Handicap Accessible

Seats 80

Parking

Plug-in Electricity

Water fountain

Large grill

Nearby restrooms

SYCAMORE SHELTER

Next to Birch Shelter

Beside the Lagoon

Seats 40

Great for fishing

Close to Tot Lot

Nearby restrooms

Water fountain

Electricity

Grill

Parking

TOT LOT SHELTER

Located in the Tot Lot

Great for small children

Cannot reserve playground

Playground

Restrooms located at Pool

Fenced in area

Close to Park Pool

Can you reserve a baseball field?

Yes. Baseball fields must be scheduled for use through the

Park Office.    Reservations can be made by emailing arumsey@harrisburgpark.net or calling the Park Office

at 618.252.2111 during normal business hours of 8 a.m. - 4p.m.

Monday through Friday.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

CONDUCT CODE

The Harrisburg Park District requests the following rules be followed while participating in park sponsored programs:

 

1. Refrain from showing disrespect to other participants and staff.

2. Refrain from using foul language.

3. Refrain from causing bodily harm to yourself, other participants and staff.

4. Refrain from damaging program equipment, supplies and facilities.

5. Refrain from participating in unlawful activities.

6. No alcohol is allowed on park premises. No intoxicated person shall enter, be or remain in the park.

 

PARK CURFEW

There is a daily curfew for all park grounds and facilities. The curfew is in effect from 11:00 PM to 7:00 AM, and will be strictly enforced in an effort to curtail vandalism problems. Vandalism is an expensive problem for our park disctrict and the taxpayers that support it! Please report vandalism to the park office at 252.2111. Any vehicle left overnight will be subject to towing.

 

REGISTRATION PROCEDURES

Registration for all programs is on a first-come first-serve basis. Most programs will

also accept registration at their first scheduled meeting. No refunds will be given after the first scheduled class unless individuals are under extreme, unavoidable circumstances. In these rare cases, a $5.00 fee will be assessed from the price of the canceled program.

 

SUGGESTION BOX

We welcome suggestions. If you have a complaint, suggestion, compliment or question, please inform us. You may call 252.2111 or mail them to : 921 W. Poplar St., Harrisburg Park District, Harrisburg, IL 62946.

 

 

How do I reserve a shelter?

Shelter reservations are on a first come, first serve basis.  Reservations can be made by emailing arumsey@harrisburgpark.net or calling the Park Office at 618.252.2111 during normal business hours of 8 a.m. - 4p.m. Monday through Friday.   A reservation agreement must be signed and payment made in full within 48 hours of the reservation.

 

 

How do I reserve the Community Room? 

The Community Room is located in the same building as the Park Office at, 921 W. Poplar St. It may be reserved for special meetings, events, parties, or classes for $50.00 per day. Our community room has a kitchen, 6 large tables and over 40 chairs.

 

 

Can I pay by credit card?

Yes.  The Park District accepts Mastercard, Visa, and Discover credit cards.

You can pay by credit card over the phone. 

 

 


Harrisburg Township Park District

618-252-2111

Administration:

Ron Emery, Executive Director

remery@harrisburgpark.net

Amber Rumsey, Recreation Director

arumsey@harrisburgpark.net

TA Sullivan, Maintenance Director

ta@harrisburgpark.net

Ray Gould, Maintenance Foreman

rgould@harrisburgpark.net

Melonie Motsinger, Pool Manager

mmotsinger@harrisburgpark.net

 

 

 

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