Recreation Announcements

Recreation and Fitness

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Through our different Fitness and Recreational programs The Carbondale Park District enhances the quality of the communities life. We offer a variety of fitness programs, recreational events, sports, educational, and leisure programs for a wide range of age groups.
  Adult Activities  
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  Family Fun  
  Calendar of Events  
  Golf Course  
  Parks and Facilities  

Carbondale Park District offers many different courses throughout the year, in adult fitness, youth recreation, and family fun. Be sure to check back often to see what new courses are available.

Join us! Offering many different events for all age groups, and interests. Take a look at our calendar of events or just browse around the site. We hope you find something to enjoy.

Hickory Ridge Golf
The beautiful 18 hole championship public golf course will offer a challenge to golfers of all skill levels. Hickory Ridge is a unique course where the fairways are long, the sand and water hazards are demanding and the greens are smooth.

Disc Golf at Hickory Ridge
New 18-hole course! Disc golf is becoming a very popular sport around our area and is a great opportunity to get youth around the area interested in sports. Find out more information at disc golf review.

Parks and Facilities
Carbondale offers a wide variety of different parks and facilities to fit the needs of the community, with ball fields, basketball, bbq grills, exercise track, multi-use fields, parking, picnicking, playground, restrooms, soccer fields, spray park, and a splash park.

Park District

P.O. Box 1326,
Carbondale, IL 62903-1326

LIFE Community Center

2500 W. Sunset Dr, Carbondale
(618) 549-4222 or (618) 549-6565

Super Splash Park

P.O. Box 1326
Carbondale, IL
Located at: 625 S. Lewis Lane

Hickory Ridge Golf Center

2727 W. Glenn Rd, Carbondale
(618) 529-4386

Hickory Lodge Administration

1115 W. Sycamore, Carbondale
(618) 529-4147

Park Operations & Maintenance Office

108 N. Williams, Carbondale
(618) 529-4149

Alice Wright Early Childhood Center

2500 W. Sunset Dr, Carbondale
(618) 549-4646

Kids Korner

101 N. Glenview, Carbondale
(618) 457-7356