Freeport Park District

Program Affiliates


Freeport Art Museum

The Freeport Art Museum creates experiences that spark imagination and engagement in the arts for all people by presenting exhibitions and cultural events, advancing arts education and excelling in collection stewardship. For information about art classes and virtual programming, contact Barry Treu at education@freeportartmuseum.org, call 815-235-9755, or visit freeportartmuseum.com


Firebaugh Observatory/Planetary Studies Foundation

The Firebaugh Observatory, located next to the Park Hills Golf Course, will be open to the public on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays, May through September. For more information about Firebaugh observatory and the Planetary Studies Foundation, contact Jim Dole at 815-291-3072 or visit the Planetary Studies Foundation website at www.planets.org.


Freeport Aquatic Swim Team (FAST)

Do you like to swim? Can you swim the length of the pool? Would you like to meet some new friends? Did you know that there is a swim team in Freeport just for you? We can offer you a family-friendly environment where you can develop your skills.


Freeport Disc Golf Club

The Freeport Disc Golf Club is a non-profit group dedicated to enhancing and promoting disc golf in the area. For anyone interested  in playing disc golf, this is an excellent way to connect with other local players. We offer leagues, tag rounds and multiple opportunities to play disc golf. For more information, email freeportdiscgolfclub@gmail.com or connect with us on our Facebook page.


Freeport Little League

Little League baseball provides an opportunity for children to learn the lifetime skills of leadership, sportsmanship, and teamwork. Freeport Little League offers each child the same opportunities and instills many life-long memories in children. For more information, email freeportll@yahoo.com.


Freeport Phantoms Youth Football

The Freeport Phantoms teaches young boys and girls the right way to play football, and all the life lessons football can teach you.  We strive to keep players safe, have fun, and become not only better football players, but better people. The program is open to ages 7 to 12 years old with athletes assigned to teams based on age and weight levels. If you are interested in playing football (boy or girl) visit www.fyfphantoms.org.


Freeport Soccer Club

Are you interested in competitive soccer? The Freeport Soccer Club offers youth ages 7-17 an opportunity to play in a competitive league with tournaments. For more information, visit  www.freeportsoccerclub.com.


Horseshoe Pitching

Horseshoe leagues will be forming at the horseshoe pits located at Park Hills Golf Course (next to Firebaugh Observatory). For more information, call Perry Eden at 608-445-5460.
City Horseshoe League – Tuesdays at 6:30PM, beginning May 4
Tournament Dates TBA


Little Cubs Field

A nearly exact duplicate of the Cubs’ Wrigley Field – on a much smaller scale – it provides a fun venue for people of all ages to enjoy America’s pastime. More information is available at www.littlecubsfield.com, or email info@littlecubsfield.com.


Northwest Illinois Audubon Society

The Northwest Illinois Audubon Society was formed in 1971 and chartered in 1972 as a chapter of the National Audubon Society. Since its beginning, the society has emphasized the interrelatedness of resource protection, habitat conservation, and connecting people with nature. For more information and a calendar of events, go to www.nwilaudubon.org or email nwilaudubon@gmail.com.


ChainLink Cyclists

ChainLink Cyclists is a not-for-profit group of cycling enthusiasts in the Freeport, Illinois area whose purpose is to promote the personal enjoyment of bicycling by its members and the cycling public. We all love cycling and are fortunate to live in one of the country’s best cycling areas. Join us for scenic cycling for all skill levels. Learn more at chainlinkcyclists.shutterfly.com