Village of Bethalto
213 N. Prairie St., Bethalto, IL 62010
(618)377-8051 (Phone)
(618)377-5264 (Fax)

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Public Works Director Rod Cheatham 

Ph: (618) 377-8013

Bethalto has eight parks. These parks include the Bethalto Arboretum, and seven other parks with active recreation and play areas.

Central Park

Central Park contains lighted tennis courts, ball diamonds, a skate park, lighted basketball court, passive open space, picnic facilities, and a band shell. This park is located behind the Village Hall and is home to the annual Bethalto Homecoming, Bethalto Christmas Village and several other events. A new Splash Pad is scheduled to open in 2018.

Bryant Park

Bryant Park is located along Culp Lane and Stadium Drive along the northernmost edge of the Village. Bryant Park contains a fishing lake, one-mile walk or bike path, picnic areas, playground, multiple pavilions and a public rest room facility.

Sportsman’s Park

Sportsman’s Park, also called The Sports Complex, is located along Culp Lane, west of Culp Park. Sportsman’s Park contains two regulation size baseball diamonds, two softball diamonds, a third diamond for youth baseball or adult softball, two regulation soccer fields, multiple seating areas at each venue, a press box and concessions stand. The Sports Complex is home to the Civic Memorial Eagles baseball and softball teams is the site of multiple professionally-run tournaments which attract thousands of visitors to the village help to boost the local economy.

A second phase of Sportsman’s Park is under construction. Phase 2 includes four additional baseball/softball diamonds, a football field, soccer field, playground area, spectator seating, roads, parking lot, connecting bridge across creek that runs between parks. It also is home to a number of bat houses constructed by a local Eagle Scout.

Bethalto Arboretum

The Bethalto Arboretum, adjacent to Central Park, is approximately 2.5 acres in size, and was developed on an old railroad right-of-way. Conceived of by Mayor Plegge in the 1960s. The arboretum contains more than 150 species of trees and other plant life that can be seen from the street and contains an internal path system. A fitness path is located on the grounds and the arboretum also contains a war memorial, a perennial garden, and several other distinctive features.

Rotary Park

Located at the corner of Grant St. and West Corbin, Rotary Park was built by the Bethalto Rotary Club in 2005/2006 in commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of Rotary International. With a span of more than 80 feet, this Rotary Gear Logo is believed to be the largest in existence. This park sits on property that is the site of a former sewage treatment plant.

Water Tower Park

A small neighborhood park with a playground is located at the intersection of Second Street and Grant.

West End Park (Klopmeier Park)

West End Park is at the intersection of the Plegge and Old Bethalto Road, near the westernmost portion of the old railroad right-of-way acquired by the Village.

South Side Park (Field of Dreams)

South Side Park, also referred to as "Field of Dreams" Park is located near the southeast edge of the Village's developed area and north of the airport. This park contains four lighted ball diamonds and a modest parking area.


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