Clinton, Illinois Parks
Kiwanis Park is located on the City’s east side right behind the Clinton Area YMCA on South Alexander Street which provides the community recreational opportunities. It is home to the City’s Ultimate Play Space built in 2003 as well as the City’s “Spray ‘n Play” Park built in 2005. Other facilities and equipment that are accessible from the parking lots include 2 lighted tennis courts, playground equipment for all ages, and a pavilion (with picnic tables and electricity).
Rotary Park is located on south Quincy Street, behind the City of Clinton Water Treatment Plant. It is the home of a pavilion, (with picnic tables and electricity), two tennis courts, and concrete basketball court, playground equipment and a fire ring (for camp fire, wiener roast).
Massey Park is located on the City’s southwest side of the community on Kirkwood Drive and may be small in size but is very popular with children of the community especially the pre-school aged children. This park was built in memory of Christy Massey who passed away at a very young age but had a strong impact on the youth of the area. This park is the home to a wooden pavilion (with picnic tables and electricity), an expanded play structure with swings and contains a flower area.
Downey Park is located on the City’s west side, west of the Dr. John Warner Hospital on West White Street. This park is sponsored by the City of Clinton Fire & Police Departments. These two groups adopted this park in 2005 and have been very active in rebuilding the park. This park is home to a pavilion (with picnic tables and electricity) built in 2006 and will have additional play equipment installed in 2007.
Moore Park is located on west Webster Street. This park is home to a softball field, play equipment and a small basketball court. This park has a large open green space which lends itself to several different outdoor opportunities. The softball field was renovated by the Girls Softball League in 2005.
Woodlawn Rest Park
Woodlawn Rest Park is located on North Center Street. The name is sometimes referred to Route 51 Rest Park since it also sets on Business State Route 51. This park is home to a free Recreational Vehicle hookup for water and electricity for anyone needing to spend a night or two in Clinton. The park is home to play equipment, a fire ring (for camp fire, wiener roast) and restroom.
Woodward Park is located on north George Street on Clinton’s northeast side next to Webster School. This park is home to an adult softball field, a brick pavilion and play equipment. This park is in the beginning stages of a redesign. Improvements to the park could begin in the summer of 2007.