Urbana Park District

www.urbanaparks.org * 367-1536
The Urbana Park District is a special district of the city government governed by five commissioners who are elected Urbana city residents. The board meets once a month to conduct business. The district maintains 22 parks covering almost 600 acres.

Leal Park
303 W. University Ave. • 367-1536
Features: Administrative office for the Urbana Park District.

AMBUCS Park
1100 block of East University Avenue
22 acres
Features: Accessible playground, two softball fields, flower beds, open fields, picnic tables with shelters, playground, restrooms and drinking fountain.

Anita Purves Nature Center/Busey Woods
1505 N. Broadway Ave. • 384-4062
59 acres
Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; Sunday varies by season.
Features: Flower beds, paths/trails, picnic tables, sculpture, water feature (lake or stream), four multipurpose rooms, an exhibit hall, an observation room, a nature shop and an educator resource room. Board of commissioners meetings are held the first Tuesday of every month at 7:30 p.m. at the Anita Purves Nature Center, 1505 N. Broadway Ave., U.

Blair Park
Vine Street and Pennsylvania Avenue
11 acres
Features: Three ball fields, flower beds, historic marker, horseshoes, open fields, picnic tables with shelters and grills available, playground, restrooms, drinking fountain, shuffleboard, soccer field and seven tennis courts (four with lighting).

Brookens Gym/fields
1776 E. Washington St. • 344-9583
8.3 acres
Hours: Generally Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; dependent on programs.
Features: Basketball courts, flower beds, open fields, soccer field and volleyball; home of the athletics department.

Canaday Park
Lierman Avenue, just south of Main Street
5 acres
Features: Softball fields, restrooms and drinking fountain and soccer field.

Carle Park
Indiana and Garfield avenues
8.3 acres
Features: Flower beds, drinking fountain, historic marker, open fields, paths/trails, picnic tables, playgrounds, sculpture, soccer field and sand volleyball.

Chief Shemauger Park
100 block of Kerr Avenue
13.5 acres
Features: Two ball fields, basketball court, open fields, picnic tables and drinking fountain.

Crestview Park
Cottage Grove Avenue and Sunnycrest Drive
5.43 acres
Features: Accessible playground, flower beds, historic marker, horseshoes, open fields, paths/trails, picnic tables with shelters and grills available, playground, sand volleyball, water feature, Rotary garden.

Crystal Lake Park
On Broadway Avenue, from Park Street to Bradley Avenue
90.4 acres
Features: Accessible playground, ball fields, boating (seasonal), fishing, flower beds, historic marker, horseshoes, ice skating, open fields, paths/trails, picnic tables with shelters, restrooms, sculpture, sledding hill, volleyball, lake.

Judge Webber Park/Perkins Road site
Perkins Road
66.2 acres (leased; some not open to public)
Features: Archery, dog park, open fields, paths/trails and stream.

King Park
1108 Fairview Ave.
6 acres
Features: Accessible playground, flower beds, open fields, paths/trails, picnic tables with shelters and grills, restrooms, drinking fountain and two tennis courts.

Leal Park
303 W. University Ave.
1.97 acres
Features: Flower beds, historic marker, open fields, paths/trails and picnic tables.

Lohmann Park
North of Florida Avenue, east of Philo Road
15 acres
Features: Cricket field, disc golf, open fields, picnic tables and soccer field.

Meadowbrook Park
Along Windsor Road at Race Street
130 acres
Features: Accessible playground, flower beds, garden plots, herb garden, historic marker, open fields, paths/trails (pedestrian and bicycle), picnic tables with shelters, playground, restrooms and the Wandell Sculpture Garden.

Phillips Recreation Center
505 W. Stoughton St. • 367-1544
2.6 acres
Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon.
Features: Accessible playground, basketball court, flower beds, picnic tables, playground, sculpture, and home of some athletic programs, including fitness programs.

Prairie Park
2102 E. Washington St.
20 acres
Features: Two softball fields with lights, baseball field with lights, open fields, restrooms and drinking fountain, sledding hill and soccer field.

South Ridge Park
Myra Ridge Drive
11.2 acres
Features: Open fields, paths/trails, picnic tables and playground.

Sunnycrest Tot Lot
Sunnycrest Court East
1.4 acres
Features: Open fields, picnic tables and playground.

Victory Park
Green and Lynn streets
5 acres
Features: Accessible playground, basketball courts, flower beds, drinking fountain, open fields, paths/trails, picnic tables with shelters, playground, tennis courts and volleyball.

Weaver Park
Main Street and Smith Road
60 acres (undeveloped)
Being restored as forest-prairie ecosystem

Wheatfield Park
McHenry and Coombes avenues
5 acres
Features: Flower beds, drinking fountain, open fields, picnic tables, playground, soccer field and two tennis courts.

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