St. Joseph, Illinois



Parks and Recreation Department
Victoria Becker -Director

Fall/Winter Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8 AM.-Noon


Saint Joseph Village Annex, 201 Second St., PO. Box 716

 St, Joseph IL 61873-  Phone (217) 469-9504  

Facebook Page: St. Joseph, IL Parks and Recreation




Summer Daze Day Camp

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 

8am-Noon at Kolb Park

      Summer will soon be here and the Village of St. Joseph Parks and Recreation Department will once again be offering its Summer Daze Day Camp.  Centrally located in Kolb Park, the camp is geared toward children who are in Kindergarten through 4rade. Campers have the opportunity to socialize with their peers while playing games, doing crafts, and enjoying nature.  This year the camp will operate from 8:00 am to noon on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.  The campers will enjoy one field trip per week, the popular Scovill Zoo trip will be held during session 1.  On Tuesday and Wednesday the camp also offers Tennis Lessons which are included in the camp at no extra charge! This is a very cost effectiveand fun way to introduce your child to a new sport. 
The camp is managed by Victoria Becker who is the St. Joseph Parks and Recreation Director. Registration is now open so act soon to ensure your child’s place in our fun filled camp!


Field Trips:

uScovill Zoo (session 1)
uAnita Purves (session 2)





Kickapoo Rail Trail

The Kickapoo Rail Trail will be a 24.5 mile multi-use recreational trail that runs from Urbana, Illinois to Danville, Illinois.  Construction on the trail will begin spring of 2016!  For more information please visit


Senior Citizen Programs

  • ·     Exercise Club:   Saint Joseph Parks and Recreation will host a senior’s exercise program three times a week at 9:00am. on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at the St. Joseph Township Building.  The program meets for 30 minutes.  Click Here for a participant form or one can be mailed to you by calling the parks and recreation department at 469-9504.

    • Cost is $2 per class.
    • (Class time changes to 7:00am during the weeks of June 6th , June 20th and July 18th)


    • Senior Citizen Lunch: Thursday,September 15th at the Methodist Church.  Lunch will be served at noon.  No charge for seniors. 





    For Park Rentals

     Please Click Here and fill out a facility use permit and submit it to the village municipal building (Thank you)


    The village of St. Joseph is now charging for use of the Municipal and Annex building.

    Please see the Rental Agreement Below.

    Click here for Rental Agreement

    Addresses for St. Joseph Parks:

  • Community Park, 2004 E Grand Ave

  • Kolb Park, 201-299 W. Sherman Street

    • Crestwood Park, 1103 Park Ave

  • Sports Organizations

    Sports Organizations Agreement

    Sports Teams Fee Schedule




    Boy and Girl Scouts





    Boy Scouts  Troop  40

    *Serving young men in the St. Joe - Ogden - Royal - Sidney area since 1914*

    For Boys in 5th Grade through 18 years



    Cub Scouts  Pack  40

    *Serving boys in the St. Joe - Ogden - Royal - Sidney area since 1948*

    For Boys in 1st through 5th Grades



    Hi  Ad-VENTURE  CREW  40

    *Co-Ed  Leadership Skills,  High Adventure &  Camping since 2011*

    Ages 14-21



    Girl Scouts
    For Girls ages 5 – 18
    St. Joe Co-ordinator:   MT Campbell   419-2828