Simple, well-maintained playground tucked away in a quiet neighborhood

Address: 3648 Adler Lane, Rockford, IL

Description: Located in Rockford near the intersection of Perryville and Riverside, Kaye Anderson Park features a small play structure, swing set, and pavilion with picnic tables.

Best for ages: 5-12


  • Small-sized play structure with several stair entrances
  • Two slides including one side-by-side double slide
  • Climbing wall with chain assist
  • Funky climbing structure with balance steps
  • Set of three bouncy springs to balance on
  • Window shaped tunnel to climb through
  • Ride-on rocking car
  • Built-in marble game on tower
  • Look-out bubble window at the top of tower
  • Built-in kid-sized bench underneath play structure
  • Two swing sets, one with two normal sized swings and one with two baby swings
  • Long sidewalk into playground for bike or scooter riding
  • Green space for running
  • Pavilion with two picnic tables and garbage can

Sun protection: Playground is in full sun, pavilion is shaded

Parking: On street in neighborhood

Playground structure materials: Plastic, metal

Ground/surface materials: Wood chips

Fenced in? N, wooden railroad ties surround playground structure

Slides? Y, two slides including one side-by-side double slide

Swings? Y, two normal size swings, two baby swings

Picnic tables, benches or other seating? Y, picnic tables in pavilion, one bench outside playground

Walking path, sidewalk or bike path? Y, long sidewalk from the street into the playground would be great for scooter or bike riding

Stroller accessibility? Y

Bathrooms? N

Drinking fountain? N

Food and drink nearby? N

What makes it special or worth visiting?

Kaye Anderson Park is a simple, well-maintained playground that’s perfect for shorter play sessions. It’s in a quiet neighborhood surrounded by homes on one side and a field with a view of Perryville Road on the other. The nearby sidewalk is a great length for small kids to practice bike riding or scootering.

If you go, you may want to bring:

  • Sunscreen and hats – The entire playground structure is in full sun
  • A packed lunch – There is a pavilion with two picnic tables
Kaye Anderson Park
Rockford, IL
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