Neighborhood playground with an old-fashioned feel and a tiny magical forest grove

Address: 2420 Oxford, Rockford, IL

Description: Located in Rockford, IL near Rockford Country Club, Oxford Park has a medium-sized play structure with old-fashioned details, two soccer fields, a baseball field and a tiny grove of trees.

Best for ages: 3-12


  • Medium-sized play structure with stairs and ramp entrances
  • 20 ft. tower with slide
  • Climbing ladder
  • Metal zipline
  • Two pull-up/hanging bars
  • Ride on rocking car
  • Steering wheel
  • Three slides including one twisty, one straight, and one toddler-sized
  • Swing sets with 2 baby swings, 2 regular sized swings
  • Single seat seesaw
  • Green space for running
  • Two soccer fields
  • One baseball field
  • Several seating options
  • Garbage can

Sun protection: Playground is partially shaded

Parking: Street parking on two sides of the park

Playground structure materials: Plastic, metal

Ground/surface materials: Wood chips

Fenced in? N

Slides? Y, three slides (1 toddler-sized slide, 1 tall twisty slide, 1 tall straight slide)

Swings? Y, four swings (2 normal-sized, 2 baby)

Picnic tables, benches or other seating? Y, 3 benches and 2 picnic tables within playground area

Walking path, sidewalk or bike path? Y, very short sidewalk into park

Stroller accessibility? Y, but you will need to offroad into grass

Bathrooms? N

Drinking fountain? Y

Food and drink nearby? N

What makes it special or worth visiting?

Oxford Park is located in a beautiful, historic Rockford neighborhood. It is a cute playground with ramp access and several slides. Next to the playground, there’s a small wooded area that kids can explore.

If you go, you may want to bring:

  • A packed lunch – There’s a picnic table where you can eat
  • Soccer balls and/or baseball bats and balls – There are fields in the park

**Note: Be careful when playing on the ramp, there is some wear and tear and rust on some of the metal surfaces.

Oxford Park Rockford IL
Oxford Park
Rockford, IL
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