Small playground with a beautiful meadow view and lots of space to run around

Address: 4880 Marjoram Ct., Rockford, IL 61114


Alpine Meadows Playground in Rockford is a small one structure playground with four slides, a tunnel, and a large swing set. 

Best for ages: 2-10


  • Small-sized two-level play structure with stairs and climbing bar entrances
  • Small tunnel
  • Four swings – two normal-sized and two baby swings
  • Four slides – one tall twisty, one tall bumpy, one short curved, one short double
  • Wood retaining wall that kids use as a balance beam
  • Walky-talky pole
  • Nearby grassy space
  • Nearby tennis courts
  • Nearby soccer field
  • Nearby baseball diamond
  • Nearby shelter and picnic tables
  • Nearby garbage cans
  • Nearby drinking fountain
  • Nearby meadow
  • Sidewalk up to the playground

Sun protection: The playground is in full sun, but there is a shelter with picnic tables for shade within view of the playground equipment

Parking: Parking on neighborhood street (Majoram Court)

Playground structure materials: Plastic and metal

Ground/surface materials: Woodchips

Fenced in? N, but it is surrounded by backyards

Slides? Y, four slides

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

Picnic tables, benches or other seating? Y, three picnic tables under a shelter

Walking path, sidewalk or bike path? Y, there’s a sidewalk around the playground

Stroller accessibility? Y

Bathrooms? N

Drinking fountain? Y, but it is turned off due to COVD19 concerns

Food and drink nearby? N

What makes it special or worth visiting?

Alpine Meadows Playground is a small playground, tucked away in a quiet neighborhood, with a beautiful view of a meadow. The playground is great for kids who enjoy slides and swinging. The swingset is large and allows kids to face an open field and daydream while swinging. If you go during the spring or summer, you can see birds, butterflies, bees, flowers, and more in the meadow. You can also play baseball, tennis, and soccer in this lovely park.

If you go, you may want to bring:

  • Sunscreen – The entire playground is in full sun
  • Baseball, tennis, and soccer equipment – There are fields/courts to play all three sports
  • Water – The fountain is turned off because of COVID19

Special note: Many of the slides were hot around mid-afternoon. You may want to go in the morning.

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