Established

In 1941, the Quincy Park District was formed with five commissioners elected to govern the District. Learn more about our history.

Mission

The Quincy Park District will enhance the recreational, cultural, historical and environmental qualities of life for all its residents through the provision of a well-planned, developed, maintained and accessible system of public parks, facilities, and programs.

Governed

By a seven-member volunteer board of commissioners, each of whom serves four-year terms.

Real Estate

The equalized assessed value of real estate for tax year 2018 is at $659,044,754.

Tax Rate

The actual tax rate for 2018 is $.60626. (Collected in 2019)

Fiscal Year Budget

The operating appropriation expense for FY2020, excluding capital expenditures, is $7,939,690.The fiscal year begins January 1 and concludes on December 31. Further budget details and other financial information can be found at https://www.quincyparkdistrict.com/information/financials/.

 

Park Resources

The District consists of approximately 1012 acres of parkland. Facilities include an administrative building with programming space and an indoor playground, 1 outdoor swimming pool with waterslide. Moorman Park complex with the Lake Side Coffee, batting cage/miniature golf, paddleboat, Kayaks, multipurpose courts that include pickleball courts, 1 tennis court, and 1 basketball/Futsal (Soccer) court, 2 sands volleyball courts operation with concession stand, 241-slip marina and public boat launching ramps, irrigated 27-hole public golf course with clubhouse, pro shop and concessions, lighted baseball/softball/t-ball synthetic and dirt turf fields, lighted tennis courts, soccer/football fields, basketball courts, 23 picnic shelters, fishing lake, 15 playground sites, 1 outdoor fitness station, archery range, trailer dumping station, walking/jogging paths, and a paved walking/bike trail from the riverfront to 24th Street.

Programs and Services

The District provides a full range of activities and services year-round. Recreation programs for youth and adults include baseball/softball, basketball, soccer, futsal, sand volleyball, pickleball, golf, aerobics classes, outdoor fitness boot camps, swimming lessons, tennis lessons, special events, trips, mommy/daddy date nights,  and nature programs. Quincy Park District prohibits discrimination in all of its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation or marital or family status.

Staff

The District has an appointed executive director responsible for the administration of the District and full-time staff of (26). The District also employs more than (200) part-time, seasonal and temporary workers each year.

Affiliations

The District is affiliated with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), the Illinois Association of Park Districts (IAPD), the Illinois Park and Recreation Association (IPRA), the Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce, and the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA).

Contact

Quincy Park District General Contact & Freedom of Information Act Officer:

Phone: 217-223-7703
Fax: 217-228-9209
Email: info@quincyparkdistrict.com
Website: www.quincyparkdistrict.com