Thomas Park

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The 12.25 acre site was purchased from Sterling Farms, Inc., in 1966 in a joint venture with the Sterling School District (where Franklin School was built). The park was named after Ralph Thomas, former president and member of the Board of Commissioners from 1944-1959.


  • Basketball Courts
  • 6 Pickleball Courts
  • Picnic Areas
  • Playground Equipment
  • Open Play Areas
  • Dog Park
  • Shelter



2301 12th Avenue
Sterling, IL 61081

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