Cute playground next to the local pool and downtown Rockton attractions

Address: 100 East Chapel Street, Rockton, IL

Description: Located off N Blackhawk Blvd in Rockton, Village Green Park shares a space with Walt Williamson Pool and is in walking distance of several restaurants. The playground has two play structures, one for bigger kids and one for toddlers and a large swing set.

Best for ages: 3-12

Features:

  • Two play structures – one for bigger kids and one for toddlers
  • Medium sized three story play structure with stair and climbing entrances and two slides
  • Medium sized two story toddler play structure with stair and climbing entrances and two slides
  • Look out bubble window
  • Fireman pole
  • Twisted fireman pole
  • Monkey bars
  • Trapeze monkey bars
  • Four slides – one tall straight, one tall curved, one double toddler slide, one curved toddler slide
  • Swing set with four normal sized swings and two baby swings
  • Grassy space
  • Garbage cans
  • Pavilion with 5+ picnic tables in view of playground
  • Walt Williamson pool nearby
  • Vending machine with soda nearby

Sun protection: Y, some parts of the playground are shaded, some are not

Parking: 10-15 spaces in front of the playground

Playground structure materials: Metal, plastic

Ground/surface materials: Wood chips

Fenced in? N

Slides? Y, four slides

Swings? Y, four normal sized swings, two baby swings

Picnic tables, benches or other seating? Y, two benches and pavilion with 5+ picnic tables in view of playground

Walking path, sidewalk or bike path? Y, sidewalk going into the playground

Stroller accessibility? Y

Bathrooms? N

Drinking fountain? N

Food and drink nearby? Y, several restaurants including FIBS, Sam’s Pizza, Rookies, and Dairyhaus are a five minute walk away.

What makes it special or worth visiting?

Village Green Park is a small park near adorable downtown Rockton. The park has classic play structures including monkey bars, fireman poles, and a swing set. There is a play structure for bigger kids and one for toddlers plus a swing set with normal sized and baby swings. The park shares space with Walt Williamson pool and is in walking distance of several restaurants including FIBS, Sam’s Pizza, Rookies, and Dairyhaus. During the summer, you can attend Rockton River Market, search for painted rocks for Rockton Rocks, and get some ice cream after you play here.

If you go, you may want to bring:

  • Swimsuits and towels – Walt Williamson Pool is nearby
  • Packed lunch – There’s a pavilion with picnic tables nearby
  • Painted rocks – You can hide rocks around town for Rockton Rocks
Village Green Park
Rockton, IL
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