Welcome to the Sterling Park District!
The Sterling Park District is located in Sterling, Illinois, just 5 miles north of I-88, halfway between the Quad Cities and DeKalb. The Sterling Park District has something for everyone:
- 14 park sites (525 acres)
- 7+ miles of bike paths
- River access/2 boat ramps
- 18-hole golf course
- Driving Range and Practice Greens
- 27-Hole Frisbee Golf Course
- Indoor Aquatics Center
- Gymnastics Center
- Party Rental Facilities/Areas
- Sledding Hill
- 200-Meter Indoor Track
- 60-Yard Indoor Turf Field (soccer/football)
- 90' x 90' Indoor Turf Field (baseball/soccer)
- Indoor Batting Cage
- Indoor Fitness Turf Area
- 4-Indoor Tennis Courts
- 12-Outdoor Tennis Courts
- 6-Indoor Pickleball Courts
- 6-Outdoor Pickleball Courts
- 3-Indoor Wallyball Courts
- 2-NBA Size Wood Basketball Courts
- Functional Training Area
- 5 Lighted Ball Diamonds
- 4-Indoor Basketball/Volleyball Courts
- Dillon Home Museum
- Sterling/RF Historical Society
- 3 Fishing Ponds/Areas
- 40,000 Square Feet of Fitness Equipment
- Imagination Station Playground
- Hundreds of Organized Programs/Activities
- Westwood Smoothie Co.
- Kids Gym
- HIIT House (Boxing/MMA/High Intensity Training Area)
- The Warehouse (Unicus Functional Training/Additional Function Training Area)
- Dog Park
- Westwood Wellness (Opening November 14, 2022)
Westwood Smoothie Co.
The Westwood Smoothie Company is open to the public, serving a variety of smoothies crafted with all natural, whole food ingredients. Westwood Smoothie Company is open seven days per week (beginning Monday, June 6); Mon-Fri: 6:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., and Sat/Sun: 6:00 a.m. – facility close. Located in the lobby of Building #1 at Westwood Fitness & Sports Center. Click here to view our drink menu.
Available to children 3 months to 12 years old at Westwood Fitness & Sports Center. We provide the opportunity for kids to have a healthy yet playful option while their parents visit Westwood. This service is free for members, $4/session for non-members. Click here to learn more.
Westwood Turf Parties: Rent the turf at Westwood for your child’s next birthday party or special gathering! Rental is available for $85/hr, and includes equipment for soccer, football, kickball and dodgeball; pinnies, flags for football, referee vests & access to the scoreboard also available at no charge. Pre-packaged food items only. please call 815-622-6201.
Kids Gym Party Rental: Our Kids Gym space is available for rental exclusively for your next big event! Two-hour party block rental is available every Saturday and Sunday at the following times: 12:30-2:30p, 3:00-5:00p and 5:30-7:30p. For $200, your group will have access to the entire room, including the mega playground, climbing wall and interactive fitness equipment. Chairs and tables are also available for use. Parties must reserve and pay in full at least two weeks in advance. To reserve your date, pick up a party request form at the front desk and return the completed form at the time of your booking. Pre-packaged food items only. For more information call 815-622-6201.
Westwood Tennis Center Parties: Party at the Tennis Center! Rental includes all the space you need for your shindig with two tennis courts and the lobby included. The rental rate is $75/hr, racquets and balls included. Normal hourly rates apply for additional courts. Party rental is available Friday through Sunday. Pre-packaged food items only. Call 815-622-6201 to book your date!
Building #3 Parties: Rental is available for $75/hr and includes two courts set up for either volleyball or basketball. We provide the balls or guests can bring their own sports equipment with prior approval. The mezzanine upstairs is available for food and gift table set up. Call 815-622-6201 to book your party!
Duis Center Parties (Swimming, Gymnastics or Multi-Purpose Room Rental): Book our multipurpose room for your next birthday party, reunion or other special event! With access to the swimming pool or gymnastics area, and ample space for fun activities, your party or event is sure to be memorable! Rental of the multipurpose room is just $50/hr. If you’d like to make it a pool party, add 15 swimming pool passes to your room rental rate for a grand total of $70/hr. Additional pool passes will be subject to the regular open swim drop-in rates. Children 8 and under must be accompanied in the water by an adult 16 years of age or older. If a gymnastics party is more your style, for $100 your group will have one hour in the multi-purpose room, and one hour in the gymnastics area (add extra multi-purpose room time for $50/hr). A gymnastics coach will be available to lead your group through fun obstacles and our inflatable mini mountain! Pre-packaged food items only. Call 815-622-6200 to make a reservation!