2 Emma Kaus Lane
Alton, IL 62002
Monday - Friday
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M
The Parks and Recreation Department is responsible for overseeing 16 City Parks, including over 1,400 acres of park space, 12 ball fields, 19 soccer fields, 14 tennis courts, 14 buildings, and 19 playgrounds. The Department hosts a multitude of special events each year. City employees and volunteers take great pride enriching the lives of each citizen through quality parks and programs.
The Alton Parks and Recreation Department is operated under the direction of the City of Alton and the Alton Park and Recreation Commission. The Commission is comprised of 5 members appointed by the Mayor with the approval of the City Council. Members serve 4-year rotating terms. The Board is responsible for overseeing the Park and Recreation Department, their budget, and program planning. For more information on the Parks and Recreation Commission, including members and meeting dates, please click here.
The Alton Amphitheater Commission shall have the authority to supervise the management of the Alton Amphitheater facility and to coordinate the efforts of the various departments of the City of Alton to promote the utilization of the Amphitheater in a manner consistent with the original mission statement defining the purpose of the Amphitheater. For more information on the Alton Amphitheater Commission, including members and meeting dates, please click here.
Please click here for Alton Dog Park Information.
The Lucy Haskell Playhouse is located in Haskell Park. This Middletown treasure was built in 1885 for Lucy Jane Haskell and is on the list of National Register of Historic Places. It is available for tours and rentals. For more information Call: 618-463-2235, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the website at: haskellplayhouse.org
Joel Anderson is an Accredited ARS Consulting Rosarian. Joel received the outstanding Illinois/Indiana district consulting rosarian award in fall of 2011. For information on growing roses in Alton, please call 618.463.3585. For more information on the Rose Garden, please click here.
Soccer/Football Fields at GMP - $50 per hour
Lights for Softball/Jr. Baseball Field at GMP - $30 per hour
Hopkins Field at GMP - $50 per hour
1/2 day tournament - $150
1 day tournament - $180
2 day tournament - $360